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Urban Talk „Social entrepreneurship in public space for a healthier urban future“
You are invited to participate in an engaging event with Dr. Luisa Bravo, Dr. Mirko Guaralda and local experts to answer the question “How can we create an environment where social entrepreneurship can achieve better public space outcomes for the ACT population?”. Unlike traditional format our discussion leaders will co-create with you together the solutions, which will be compiled in a report that can help to shape a healthier community. Let’s us explore together pathways to accelerated community actions for a better urban future through opportunities for social entrepreneurship in Canberra’s public spaces. When: Tuesday 29th May 2018 at 5:30 - 7:30 pm at Theo Notoras Centre, 180 London Circuit, Canberra. To register please access the links in the flyer or pay on the night.
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Pocket Park City Activation
Urban Synergies Group is partnering up with the Young Planners (Planning Institute of Australia) in Canberra to host a lunch time place activation parklet event on the 29th May 2018 12 noon - 2 pm in 5 Lonsdale Street, Braddon, adjacent to the Hopscotch Bar. During this event we will activate and promote the pocket park intervention, supported with a presentation by Dr. Luisa Bravo and Dr. Mirko Guaralda on the global public space initiative www.standupforpublicspace.org . Participants will be invited to actively engage in the data collection gain further insights into the activation and potential use of the Pocket Park as well as the public perceptions on public space.
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CURF Seminar Series
Keen to learn how Urban Health is connected to the implementation of the New Urban Agenda. Come and attend this free public CURF Seminar at the University of Canberra on the 18th June 2018. Learn more and register under the following link http://www.curf.com.au/events/article/?id=curf-seminar-series-monday-18-june-2018-urban-health-a-case-for-more-physical-activity
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