The Thrivability Matters Webinar is a monthly online gathering, whereby invited experts expose science-based sustainability learnings, through sharing their experience and knowledge.
This month, we are covering SDG 11, on sustainable cities and communities; how we can build sustainable neighbourhoods, and adapt to a changing world.
We would like to introduce our speakers:
Emeritus Professor John Trinder
An Emeritus Professor at University of New South Wales' School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, he has spent over 50 years in teaching and research on a range of topics including photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial sciences. With numerous awards and scientific papers to his name, he has worked on using remote sensing to assess the sustainability of environments, and manage land and water resources.
A journalist and writer focusing on solutions stories about urban development and planning. Her particular interests are the implementation of SDG 11, the New Urban Agenda, participatory urban planning, public space, and the intersection of cities and climate change. She blogs at www.parcitypatory.org and writes regularly for magazines such as Urbanet.
Dr. Jennifer Luke:
A Research Fellow (Wellbeing & Employability) within the Drought Resilience Adoption & Innovation Hub based at USQ and also the Queensland Division President of the Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA).
She has strong research, practice, and advocacy focus on career and workforce development across the lifespan, inter-generational mentorship, employability & wellbeing for all ages, industry skills retention, & decent/meaningful work – all of which link in with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
We look forward to seeing you at our webinar. In the mean time, keep on thriving.