Eight UTS Researchers presented eight collaborative and individual research papers at the biennial State of Australian Cities Conference in Adelaide, 28-30 November 2007.
The biennial focuses on six research and policy streams: City Economy, City Governance, City Infrastructure, City Structures, Environmental City and Social City.
UTS had the largest university delegation in this leading national event, which attracted some 280 delegates. UTS participants included Prof Spike Boydell, Dr Glen Searle, Dr Garry Glazebrook, Dr Jason Prior, Vince Mangioni, Helen Gilbert and Peter Rickwood from DAB, and Dr Damien Giurco from ISF.
The papers presented by UTS were:
Dr Glen Searle: “In Search of the Elusive Triple Bottom Line – Turbulent Infrastructure Policy at the Sydney Water Board”
Peter Rickwood, Dr Damien Giurco, Dr Garry Glazebrook, Alex Kazaglis, Leena Thomas, Dr Michelle Zeibots, Prof Spike Boydell, Prof Stuart White, Dr Graziella Caprarelli & Janet McDougal: “Integrating Population, Land-Use, Transport, Water and Energy-Use Models to Improve the Sustainability of Urban Systems”
Dr Jason Prior: “Redressing Neighbourhood Disadvantage – Towards a Sustainable Partnership Model Driven by Local Government”
Dr Garry Glazebrook & Peter Rickwood: “Options for Reducing Transport Fuel Consumption and Greenhouse Emissions for Sydney”
Vince Mangioni: “Finding Urban Australia – The Role and Rate Revenue of Local Government in New South Wales”
Dr Jason Prior: “Innovations and Transformations in Urban Governance – An Analysis of Local Action Planning Initiatives within Penrith City and the City of Sydney”
Helen Gilbert: “Private Property Rights and the Public Interest in Land Use Conflicts – the Case of Sydney’s Lost Greenbelt”
Prof Spike Boydell, Dr Glen Searle & Dr Garrick Small: “The Contemporary Commons – Understanding Competing Property Rights”