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ACT Margaret Hendry Public Lecture

ACT Margaret Hendry Public Lecture
Join AILA ACT for a discussion on creating equitable public spaces; with the premise that: 
"People must take a modicum of public responsibility for each other even if they have no ties to each other."
[Jane Jacobs OC,OOnt: renowned American/Canadian activist, journalist, author]

Date
: Thursday 18 May
Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm (AILA Members' President's Drinks from 6:00 - 7:00pm, Public Lecture from 7:00 - 8:00pm)                                                            
Venue: Palace Electric Cinema, Cinema 1, 2 Phillip Law St, NewActon ACT
Cost: free for AILA members and non-members

Speakers:

Dr Kate Auty, ACT Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment
Kate is, and has been, a Chair and advisor on several national boards sponsoring research on climate change and transformation in our cities. Kate has held many leadership roles in the Victorian Government and Melbourne University, including Vice-Chancellors Fellow, Ambassador for City of Melbourne in the development of the Future Melbourne Plan.

Dr. Christine Satchell, Director at Swarm System Pty Ltd, University of Melbourne
Christine is a researcher in Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing. She was runner up in the Australian Women in Technology Awards 2014 and in 2013 her ‘Mobile Phones for Personal Safety After Dark’ was selected by the Aust. Government as the work that best exemplified Australian research. She is a member of the National Capital Authority Board and advisor to the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

Catherine Townsend, ACT Government Architect
Catherine is a local architect who has attained an impressive list of industry awards. She has contributed extensively to the profession and to community advisory groups, including the 2003 Bushfire Recovery Taskforce. As Government Architect she wants to ‘capture the citizen’.

Amy Gray, Tract Consultants

Amy was named in 2016 as one of ten emerging voice in Australian Landscape Architecture. Amy is  passionate about placemaking and participatory design. Amy has led workshops in Berlin as part of the BMW Guggenheim Lab, presented a popular TEDx talk, and spoken at various design and planning conferences. Amy is founder of Vibrant Places, co-founding member of the U.R{BNE} Collective. 

About Margaret Hendry:
Margaret Janet Hendry AO FAILA (1930 -2001) Margaret was a ‘quiet trailblazer’ in Landscape Architecture. She worked as an assistant to Dame Sylvia Crowe in Britain and when she was appointed to the National Capital Development Commission in 1963, she was one of five woman landscape architects in Australia.  She was a founding member of AILA and a devoted, tireless senior lecturer at the (then) CCAE in one of the first degree courses in Landscape Design. Margaret was on both the Women's Advisory Board (1975-1976) and the Women's Advisory Council (1976-1978) to the NSW Government. 
18/05/2017 6:00 PM - 18/05/2017 8:00 PM
Palace Electric Cinema, Cinema 1
2 Phillip Law St, NewActon
Canberra, ACT 2601

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