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Future of local government presentations

Hacktivation: Transforming Local Government in the Innovation Era

This two-day innovation conference was made up of lead case studies for big change innovation and community first Australian councils and a series of interactive workshops on innovation modelling process, and real life council transformation challenges. Other featured workshops included; PechaKucha and GovHACK, and workshops on council transformation challenges, journey mapping, and national local government innovations awards.

Information presented at the event is available below in the form of presentations and videos.

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Adelaide - Lighthouse City for Innovation - Anil Menon excerpt

 

Innovation at Yarra Ranges - Goals and Purpose

 

Sunshine Coast Hackfest 2016

 

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2016 Future of Communities - Power to the People Conference

This conference was held in September 2016. It highlighted innovative ways to create vibrant communities led by active, caring and engaged citizens.

Information presented at the event is available below in the form of presentations and videos.

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Videos

Montmorency Community Group

 

The job of a citizen - Cormac Russell

 

Transition Convergence

 

Transition Towns Banyule - Video Montage

 

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2014 Future of Communities - Power to the People Conference

This conference was held in October 2014. It highlighted innovative ways to create vibrant communities led by active, caring and engaged citizens.

Information presented at the event is available below in the form of presentations and videos.

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Videos

20 Years of ABCD, Cormac Russell, ABCD Europe

 

How the Internet will (one day) transform government, Clay Shirk (TED Talk)

 

Tamarack - An Institute for Community Engagement, Paul Born

 

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2016 Future of Local Government Summit

The annual Future of Local Government Summit in held in May every year. It brings together experts from around the world to share their views on the influences shaping local government and the opportunities this can create for Victorian councils and their communities. It has been running since 2005.

Information presented at the event is available below in the form of presentations and videos.

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Videos

Devolution, public service reform and economic growth - Barry Quirk, CEO of Lewisham Council, London.

 

The UK local government journey: Where to now? - Lord Porter, Chairman of the Local Government Association of the UK.

 

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2015 Future of Local Government Summit

Information presented at the event is available below in the form of presentations and videos.

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Community enpowerment in council decision-making - David Hammond, CEO of Thames-Coromandel District Council, NZ

 

Engaging your community in city council decision making - Dr Paul Leistner, Neighborhood Program Coordinator for the City of Portland, Oregon, USA

 

Re-imagining government in the digital age - Barry Quirk, CEO of Lewisham Council, London, UK.

 

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2014 Future of Local Government Summit

Information presented at the event is available below in the form of presentations and videos.

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2017 Smart Urban Futures Conference

The Smart Urban Futures Conference is held in March every year, and examines how to design communities to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Information presented at this event is available below in the form of presentations and a video.

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Video

The Bunda Street Shared Zone, Canberra

 

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2016 Smart Urban Futures Conference

Information presented at this event is available below in the form of presentations.

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Smart Urban Futures Conference 2015

The 2015 Smart Urban Futures Conference was held in March 2015.

Information presented at this event is available below in the form of presentations and videos.

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Smart Urban Futures Conference 2014

The 2014 Smart Urban Futures Conference was held in March 2014.

Information presented at the event is available below in the form of presentations and videos.

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Videos

Ensuring Portland is a liveable and healthy city

 

TED: New York's streets? Not so mean anymore

 

New York City streets metamorphosis

 

NACTO's Designing cities 2012 conference

 

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Innovation as Leadership in Local Government

Innovation as Leadership in Local Government Conference

This conference, which was held in October 2014, challenged delegates to rethink how councils function from the inside out, and re-imagine how public services can help strengthen communities and improve quality of life.

Information presented at the event is available below in the form of presentations.

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Tactical urbanism and better blocks masterclass (March 2015)

Jason Roberts from Better Block, USA and Lucinda Hatley from CoDesign Studio, together with Victoria Walks held a masterclass on tactical urbanism and rapid placemaking on 24 March 2015.

They provided insights and information on tools for building better neighbourhoods quickly and simply.

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