The State of Australian Cities Conference (SOAC), Australia’s pre-eminent Urban Policy and Research Conference, will take place in Adelaide from 28-30 November.
The Tom McKenna Lecture is a significant annual lecture organised by the Planning Institute of Australia (SA). This year PIA has joined with SOAC to include the lecture as part of the SOAC program.
2017 is the 100th anniversary of the 1917 First Australian Town Planning and Housing Conference and Exhibition which took place in Adelaide. To mark this anniversary, the 2017 Tom McKenna lecture will be delivered by Professor Robert Freestone, one of Australia’s leading planning historians.
Lecture: The Flight of Time: The Significance and Legacy of the Adelaide Planning Conference of 1917.
The lecture and subsequent discussion will run for an hour or so. Thereafter, participants will be invited to view an exhibition of materials from the 1917 Conference and Exhibition in the adjacent Kaurna Building
This event is free but registration is required.
Date: 28 November 2017
Time: 5.45 for 6.00
Venue: Allan Scott Auditorium, Hawke Building, UniSA City West Campus
For further information and registration, please see below