The fifth International Urban Design Conference will be held at the Hilton on the Park in Melbourne from 10 to 12 September 2012.
The conference will look at the theme Opportunistic Urban Design, focusing on ideas and projects that are visionary despite, or maybe because of, the current context.
The keynote speaker and moderator will be broadcaster and writer Alan Saunders.
The International Urban Design Conference was established in 2007. Since then, more than 390 presenters have shared their knowledge in developing a range of themes, including Resilience in Urban Design 2011, Designing the Future 2010, Waves of Change – Cities at Crossroads 2009 and Survival: implementing tomorrow’s city 2007.