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Future Cities and Global Reach — NEXT Forum: Sustainability

September 22, 2020

Vision

How can RMIT contribute to building a sustainable future for our cities and communities, both locally and globally?

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BW

RMIT clearly has deep and sophisticated expertise on sustainable cities and how contemporary challen… See more

Bruce W.

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MF

Universities are in a privileged position for place making and we can be an exemplar driving regenerative interventions across our buildings and campuses.

Marta F.

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CM

Karli; food supply chains are key to future cities

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KV

Building upon RMIT position and involvement in the Fight Food Waste CRC, which has international connections aswell. How do we take activity across different countries and differences between developi… See more

Karli V.

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CM

Usha: thinking beyond our current global supply chains, to closer supply chains, cirular economy etc.

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MA

Edited:RMIT must lead by example in creating buildings and precincts that encourage sustainability and well… See more

Michael A.

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CM

In our cities; HCMC, Hanoi, Barcelona, Melbourne we have strong partnerships and interests in using the SDGs to further visions of future cities

Community Member

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Challenges

What are the barriers and challenges to RMIT providing thought-leadership in shaping our future cities?

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MF

Universities need to think globally and act locally. We attract international talent, we research wi… See more

Marta F.

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RH

We need to listen carefully to our students who are demanding change in our cities, and the skills to make these changes

Ralph H.

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RH

Cities is a very busy space and we need to be joined up and to leverage all the tools at our disposal, including our global networks, to differentiate our offering

Ralph H.

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Opportunities

What are the opportunities for RMIT to show thought-leadership in the wider community and cities?

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MA

RMIT need to remained attuned to future changes in specific industries – ensuring we are teaching ou… See more

Michael A.

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RH

Our longstanding urban orientation is a real asset that we can leverage in furthering future cities ideas, experiments and research and teaching

Ralph H.

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