SEES-sponsored public event on the sharing economy and urban sustainability
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SEES-sponsored public event on the sharing economy and urban sustainability

The sharing economy has been gaining traction through platforms such as Uber, Airbnb and Airtasker as a novel way of connecting people as small-scale consumers and producers.This event brings together various leaders in Brisbane’s sharing economy to discuss the benefits, and potential obstacles and challenges, to the sharing economy. Speakers will present a range of … Continue reading

Upcoming seminar on spatial optimization
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Upcoming seminar on spatial optimization

The significance of optimization cannot be overstated. It is literally relied upon or responsible for much of what we see and do on a daily basis. This paper explores in particular spatial optimization and its formalization to support geographic analysis, planning, management and understanding. It is highlighted that geographic information systems (GIS) often represent a … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani lecturing on feminist planning at U3A
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Dorina Pojani lecturing on feminist planning at U3A

How cities differ when women design them? In the 20th century, in conjunction with women’s liberation from the bonds of tradition, cities have been created that are very inconvenient for women. A conversation on feminist planning is paramount because nearly 90% of the Australian population lives in cities and gender crosscuts all other ‘vulnerable group’ … Continue reading