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NSW/ACT Play and Community Space - Focus on Inclusion

19 March 2019
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Ian Thorpe Theatre
NSW Institute of Sport
6B Figtree Drive
Sydney Olympic Park
Delivery Method

Inclusion and it's place in society.

PLA NSW/ACT together with Kompan are proud to present a one day seminar to discuss inclusion in play and community spaces on Tuesday 19 March at the Ian Thorpe Theatre, NSW Institute of Sport. The day will include presenters discussing the importance of inclusion in society, accessibility, future trends and inclusion models. From pop up inclusive parks, playspaces, community spaces, and programs, to practical opportunities, available resources and local case study examples.

Program includes:

  • International Guest Speaker - Jeanette Jespersen, KOMPAN Play Institute
  • Designing public spaces for children and young people- Dr Kate Bishop, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Built Environment, University of New South Wales
  • Ollie Webb Reserve - All Inclusive Playground - How spatial design challenges evolve into opportunities for enhancing sustainable social communities - Adam Cook, City of Parramatta
  • How diverse minds and design thinking can turbocharge inclusion - Caroline Ghatt & Tim Smith, Play for All Australia
  • Everyone Can Play Advocacy Group representatives - Matt O'Connor, Blacktown City Council & Cate Wallace, Manager Open Space Planning, Department of Planning and Environment
  • Design case studies - translating principles into design-Fiona Robbe, Fiona Robbe Landscape Architects

Who should attend:

  • Park designers
  • Programs coordinator
  • Grant Coordinators
  • Landscape Architects
  • Landscape Technical Officers
  • Open Space & Natural Resource Officers
  • Design and Projects Manager
  • Play and Community Consultants

Date: Tuesday 19 March 2019
Venue: Ian Thorpe Theatre, NSW Institute of Sport, 6B Figtree Drive Sydney Olympic Park
Parking: We recommend using public transport for this event and you can plan your trip by visiting https://transportnsw.info/trip#. Public parking is located at P6 and a standard flat rate of $25/day applies. The carpark is a 10 minute walk from the Theatre.
Time: 8.30am-3.00pm
Cost: PLA Members - $190 ex gst & Non Members - $230 ex gst
Morning Tea and Lunch included

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All prices exclude GST and are represented in Australian Dollars
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