11 March 2014
Time: 5:30pm - 6:45pm
New York Times editorial board member Carol Giacomo will discuss the consequences of President Obama's Asia rebalance and how it affects US relations with major countries in the region, including China, Australia, Japan, South Korea, India, and members of ASEAN.
13 March 2014
Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
The Future Cities Program was developed to assist leaders of both regional and metropolitan cities in New South Wales in meeting the challenges of building liveable and sustainable communities. This year’s focus is on the re-vitalisation of neighbourhoods and communities. The initial stage of the program will involve inviting all cities to attend an Open House meeting and register their interest in attending the program.
21 March 2014
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
An EcoDistrict is a new model of public-private partnership that emphasises innovation and deployment of district-scale best practices to create the neighborhoods of the future - resilient, vibrant, resource efficient and just. The EcoDistricts Framework, developed by the EcoDistricts in Portland Oregon, aims to guide and support implementation across a diverse range of projects, from large-scale brownfield redevelopments to low-income neighborhood revitalisation.
29 April 2014
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Future Cities Collaborative welcomes Californian urban development expert, Michael Dieden, to the United States Studies Centre on 29 April. Michael, founder and president of Creative Housing Associates, has extensive experience in Transit Oriented Development and will bring his expertise and advice to the Collaborative members.
VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
Centre guest and president of the US Council on Foreign Relations Richard N. Haass discusses Russia's position in regard to Ukraine and Syria, plus US free trade agreements in the Asia Pacific region.
Centre visiting professor Linda Jakobson explains why understanding the US–China relationship requires more than exploring the geopolitics, and discusses the course she's developing for the Centre.