Emma Appleton leads the Urban Strategy branch at City of Melbourne. A registered landscape architect and urban designer, with 20+ years experience in the design and development industry, Emma has held senior public agency and design consultancy roles in Australia and the UK. Immediate past President of the AILA Victoria, and a Churchill Fellow, Emma contributes to advisory boards of design courses at Melbourne universities and the Board for Urban Places for the Queensland Government. Emma is a passionate advocate for high quality design and its role in shaping great places for people.
We need to talk about Melbourne. The digital revolution is rewiring our economy, our institutions, our public and private lives. The City Shaping Symposium invites you to tackle today’s challenges head on, and explore how the Melbourne Innovation Districts partnership can help redesign our future.