APPEA Environmental Conference 2011

APPEA Environmental Conference 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



I have many inspirational topics
and can tailor-make a keynote address for your specific circumstances.

 

 

Topics could include…

 

  1. The Basics of Community Engagement
  2. The SpeakOut model of community engagement
  3. “The Psychology of NIMBY”
  4. Place attachment and so-called NIMBY responses to urban change and development
  5. “Homing Instinct”: what we need to know about community reactions to housing density increases
  6. “Heartstorming”: an antidote to the industry of so-called “community visioning” in planning
  7. Caring for Nature in difficult times
  8. Housing and Density: what do planners and managers need to know?
  9. “The deeper meanings of housing”
  10. The ethics and politics of community engagement
  11. “Kitchen Table Sustainability” how to engage local communities with sustainability issues
  12. “Kids, Nature and the Bubble Wrap”: How to design our cities and towns to ensure that children grow up to know and love Nature
  13. “Planning, Advocacy and Activism”: keys to a rewarding professional life as a planner
  14. Managing the intergenerational workplace
  15. “The Study of Success”: examples of successful community engagement programs in Australia
  16. “Creative Community Engagement”: transformational methods for working at The Edge and inspiring participants’ creativity
  17. “Planning and Ethics”: issues for the workplace, the community and the individual
  18. “The Initiatory Journey”: environmental ethics and personal transformation
  19. “Housing as if People Mattered”: creating housing that matches the needs of residents
  20. “Housing Density”: What works and what doesn’t work?
  21. Shared space in medium-density housing
  22. New ways of thinking about sustainability and community engagement
  23. Lessons from an owner builder: ten years of living on a site and learning from it
  24. Housing for diverse communities
  25. Housing for older people
  26. The design of public open space

 

Urban Laboratory, Gothenburg, 2007

Urban Laboratory, Gothenburg, 2007

Please contact me at wendy@sarkissian.com.au discuss any of your ideas.

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