Professor Lars Coenen joined the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute at the University of Melbourne in January 2017 as the inaugural City of Melbourne Chair of Resilient Cities, a partnership between the City of Melbourne and University of Melbourne aimed at improving the city’s resilience to sustainability challenges. Professor Coenen is well-known internationally for his work in economic geography on regional and urban innovation and, more recently, sustainability transitions.
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.