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Thursday, May 12 • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Everything is an Offer: Using Effective Engagement to Achieve Truly Beneficial Outcomes
Track: Equity + Fairness

Living Solutions (buildings, communities, products, processes) emerge from a deep understanding of the social context, and utilise social capital in their implementation. This session uses short case studies to illustrate the mindset required to build trust between the community and the project team, embed transparency in the process, and the benefits that result. Using improvisation games, participants will test these ideas, followed by a longer exercise where participants will identify ways to apply these processes to improve outcomes on their own projects. This session would be of interest to anyone working in property development, particularly in social infrastructure, as the examples relate to education and affordable housing.

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Zoe Cameron

Senior Project Manager, Coffey
Zoe is an enthusiastic and proactive urban planning and project management consultant with over 10 years’ experience working with a diverse range of stakeholders across both private and public sectors. She combines strong and effective communication and project management skills... Read More →
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Mary Casey

Director, Project Delivery, McLachlan Lister-Hill International
Mary Casey has nearly 20 years of experience in Australia and internationally. A project manager with a background as an architect and sustainability consultant, she combines thought leadership with practical implementation experience. Her goal is to assist her clients in confidently... Read More →
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Stephen Choi

Board Director and Vice Chair, Living Future Institute Australia (LFIA)
Stephen Choi is a UK-chartered architect, Project Manager, and holds Masters Degrees in both architecture and sustainability. Stephen’s unique hands-on experience in both single buildings and environmentally-driven masterplanning has enabled him to teach on the subject of sustainable... Read More →

Thursday May 12, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm PDT
Westin: Vashon