Talking Cities

Talking Cities

Do you live in a city and wonder why it works the way it does? Talking Cities accesses the leaders creating, shaping and improving the cities we call home. Through candid conversation, find out how they are improving our economic, cultural and social epicentres.

Did you know 91% of engineers in the United Kingdom are male? Roma Agrawal, associate director at AECOM in London has been using this insight to inspire girls to become engineers. She was recently awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honour’s list. In this episode you will hear about robotics, balancing bridge functionality and sustainability, the Good Wife and the importance of designing cities for everyone.


GET IN TOUCH:

Email the show at talkingcities@aecom.com. Let us know who should be our next guest, what you like or how we can improve Talking Cities.


Connect with our host, James Rosenwax, via LinkedIn.


For any further information visit AECOM's Brilliant City Insights.


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How would you solve a city’s biggest transport challenges with only two days to brainstorm? Julie Mitchell, Deputy Director General for Policy, Planning and Investment for the Department of Transport and Main Roads talks about the Department’s focus on innovation, the longest electric superhighway in a single State and teraflop's of data.


Two hackers also join the conversation live from CityHack18, which facilitates fast paced idea generation and group problem solving. We fast-forward a month to talk to Alice from the winning team.


For more information on CityHack18 visit www.cityhack.com.au


GET IN TOUCH:

Email the show at talkingcities@aecom.com. Let us know who should be our next guest, what you like or how we can improve Talking Cities.


Connect with our host, James Rosenwax, via LinkedIn.


For any further information visit AECOM's Brilliant City Insights.


Please if you enjoy listening to Talking Cities, leave us a 5 star rating and don't forget to subscribe.

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What would you do without access to water for 100 days? Wellington’s primary water supply lies on a major seismic fault. Zac Jordan, deputy Chief Resilience Officer for Wellington discusses how the city is using an island concept to overcome stresses and the role of insurance literacy in educating communities.


GET IN TOUCH:

Email the show at talkingcities@aecom.com. Let us know who should be our next guest, what you like or how we can improve Talking Cities.


Connect with our host, James Rosenwax, via LinkedIn.


For any further information visit AECOM's Brilliant City Insights.


Please if you enjoy listening to Talking Cities, leave us a 5 star rating and don't forget to subscribe.

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Did you know that Mexico City only has 5 years of water left or the second highest threat to Melbourne’s GDP is a cyber-attack? Toby Kent and Mike Gillooly, Chief Resilience Officers for Melbourne and Christchurch respectively, discuss resilience and how cities need to strike the right balance between safety and security and livability and social cohesion.


GET IN TOUCH:

Email the show at talkingcities@aecom.com. Let us know who should be our next guest, what you like or how we can improve Talking Cities.


Connect with our host, James Rosenwax, via LinkedIn.


For any further information visit AECOM's Brilliant City Insights.


Please if you enjoy listening to Talking Cities, leave us a 5 star rating and don't forget to subscribe.

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Would you live in a micro apartment, give up your car and share a laundry if it meant you were close to work and all a city has to offer? Jason Twill Founder and Director of Urban Apostles discusses collaborative urbanism, South Lake Union and negative gearing.


GET IN TOUCH:

Email the show at talkingcities@aecom.com. Let us know who should be our next guest, what you like or how we can improve Talking Cities.


Connect with our host, James Rosenwax, via LinkedIn.


For any further information visit AECOM's Brilliant City Insights.


Please if you enjoy listening to Talking Cities, leave us a 5 star rating and don't forget to subscribe.

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