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MTalks Ageing Melbourne: Most liveable city or looming disaster?

Wed 8 Nov 2017, 6.00pm–7.30pm



2017-11-08 18:00:00 2017-11-08 19:30:00 Australia/Melbourne Ageing Melbourne: Most liveable city or looming disaster? MPavilion MPAVILION

In 2017, Melbourne was again named the world’s most liveable city for a record seven years in a row—but how liveable is Melbourne for our ageing population? And what can we do better now to plan for the increasing percentage of people over 65 in coming decades?

As part of Sibling Architecture’s ‘Designing the age-friendly city‘ day-long takeover of MPavilion, this evening panel event will cover topics of technology, diversity, care and liveability, and will be an interactive conversation in which audience members are encouraged to bring questions and comments for a diverse panel of speakers, moderated by Sibling Architecture co-director Timothy Moore and Melbourne School of Design director Alan Pert.

Lorraine Calder, Head of Planning and Design, Australian Unity Retirement Living
Kim Dovey, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, The University of Melbourne
Frances Maloney, Coordinator Community Development and Positive Ageing, City of Yarra
Jenny Waycott, Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing and Information Systems, The University of Melbourne

Discover the full line-up for ‘Designing the age-friendly city’ here.

This event has now concluded. Head to our library to hear the audio in full. 

This event is made possible by the Hugh D T Williamson Foundation through funding for MPavilion’s series of events looking at design & science.

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