Festival Program

Thursday 15 October - Research Summit & Opening Party

9.00am – 4.30pm

Research Summit


9.00am - 2.30pm

Event: Greener Environments: The Australia Garden & Turf Tour
 

4.30pm – 5.30pm

Australasian Student Competition: This Public Space Exhibition


3.00 - 6.00pm 


Event: Re-vitalizing Box Hill with Playspaces

6.00pm – 8.00pm

Opening Party

8.00pm – 10.30pm

Event: WE-EF By Night Lighting Tour

Friday 16 October - Conference, day 1 - Deakin Edge, Federation Square


7:30am - 8:45am 

Event: CrossFit Morning Workout with Lappset

 

9.00am – 9.20am

Welcome

Session: Public Life
Landscape is spatial, economic, political, environmental and social – a product and reflection of our collective imagination. From civic responsibility to cultural specificity, from the topological to the philosophical, the production of landscape is a situated public project.

9.20am – 10.10am

Keynote address

David van der Leer, Van Alen Institute 

10.10am – 11.00am

Keynote address

Jenny Osuldsen, Snøhetta 

11.00am – 11.30am

Morning break

11.30am – 12.30pm

Panel discussion: The Inclusive City

David van der Leer, Van Alen Institute
Jenny Osuldsen, Snøhetta
Sacha Coles, ASPECT Studios
Emma Appleton, Office of the Victorian Government Architect (chair)

12.30pm – 1.30pm

Lunch break

Session: Life + Death
Deep connections with nature allow us to better understand natural systems and our relationship to those systems - what are the physical, philosophical and psychological benefits?
How do we make 21st century landscapes more viable and more meaningful?
What are our new environmental commons and how do they inform diverse narratives and possible futures?                                 

1.30pm – 2.20pm

Keynote address

Martí Franch Batllori, Estudio Martí Franch

2.20pm – 3.10pm

Keynote address

Jacky Bowring, Lincoln University

3.10pm – 3.40pm

Afternoon break

3.40pm – 4.40pm

Panel discussion

Martí Franch Batllori, Estudio Martí Franch
Jacky Bowring, Lincoln University
Adam Nitschke, Parks Victoria (guest)
Katrina Simon, University of NSW (chair)

4.40pm – 5.00pm

Closing comments

7.00pm - midnight

2015 AILA Victorian Landscape Architecture Awards

Saturday 17 October - Conference, day 2 - Deakin Edge, Federation Square


7.45 - 8.45am 

Event: Free Breakfast - LCA in 60 Minutes 

 

9.00am - 9.20am

Welcome

Session: Love + Longing
Our experience of the world is deeply subjective; through landscape we share experience, and acquire meaning.
Can landscape create awareness, challenge our perceptions and mediate new meaning through phenomenology and desire?
How do intimate personal experiences constitute shared public memory?

9.20am – 10.10am

Keynote address

Carmen Fiol-Costa & Andreu Arriola Madorell, ARRIOLA&FIOL

10.10am – 11.00am

Keynote address

Nick Wood, How About Studio

11.00am – 11.30am

Morning break

11.30am – 12.30pm

Panel discussion

Carmen Fiol-Costa & Andreu Arriola Madorell, ARRIOLA&FIOL
Nick Wood, How About Studio
Sue Barnsley, Sue Barnsley Design Landscape Architects (guest)
Chris Sawyer, SITE OFFICE (chair)

12.30pm – 1.30pm

Lunch break

Session: Participation + Spectacle
Moving beyond landscape as representation, we will explore the performative aspects of landscape and public involvement in the processes of production – through collaboration, perception and action – as we consider how to invite social participation, how technology enables social and ecological change, and what is tactical about urbanism.                                                                        

1.30pm – 2.20pm

Keynote address

Cees van der Veeken, LOLA landscape architects 

2.20pm – 3.10pm

Keynote address

Natalie Jeremijenko, Environmental Health Clinic 

3.10pm – 3.40pm

Afternoon break

3.40pm – 4.40pm

Panel discussion

Cees van der Veeken, LOLA landscape architects
Natalie Jeremijenko, Environmental Health Clinic
Ana Abram, Amphibious Lab (guest)
Maj Plemenitas, LINKSCALE (guest)
Tanya Court, University of Adelaide (chair)

4.40pm – 5.00pm

Closing comments

5.00pm – 7:00pm

Conference Closing Drinks at MPavilion

Sunday 18 October

8.30 - 11.30am

Event: Festival Recovery Brekky


10.00am - onwards 

Event: Open Space