Director - Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne
Professor Brendan Gleeson is the Director of the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, at the University of Melbourne. Brendan has made significant scholarly contributions in urban and social policy, environmental theory and policy, and his most recent books are The Urban Condition (2014) and (with Sam Alexander, Degrowth in the Suburbs (2018). He has qualifications in geography and urban planning. Brendan is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences. His new book with Sam Alexander, Urban Awakenings: Disturbance and enchantment in the industrial city, will be released by Palgrave Macmillan in late 2020.
Friday 2 October
Responding panel to Keynote
SDGs, Cities Acting on Climate Change, Encouraging a Circular Economy - Claire Ferres Miles, CEO - Sustainability Victoria
Brendan Gleeson, Director - Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne
Claire Ferres Miles, CEO - Sustainability Victoria
Patrick Cobbinah, Lecturer in Urban Planning - Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne