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Creating liveable future cities

On Friday 21 October, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff Global Director of Future Cities, Agneta Persson, will take part in a panel discussion about how we create liveable cities that support present needs and anticipate future trends at the Property Congress 2016.


‘We live in a time of rapid transition and disruption – our cities are at the heart of much of this change. Many of our urban spaces are only just withstanding the strain of our increased population and modern lifestyle.

‘As we focus attention and commit significant investment to ‘Smart Cities’ it is important to share global resilience, sustainability and accessibility lessons. This way we can design urban spaces that are dynamic and responsive to community, technological and environmental needs.

‘Like many other people in the industry, I am challenged and inspired by future possibilities and look forward to what I hope will be a stimulating and thought-provoking session,’ Ms Persson concluded. 

When: Friday 21 October, 9.30am-10.30am ‘Future Cities’ panel.

Where: The Property Congress, Hamilton Island, Whitsunday Islands, Queensland.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is Leading Sponsor of the Property Congress. The company sponsors the Congress’ Rio de Janeiro Carnival-themed evening on Friday 21 October.

About the Congress: The Property Congress has been a fixture on the industry’s event calendar for 38 years. The event program address some of the core issues driving property development and investment in Australia and globally. It brings together established and emerging leaders in the property industry from the commercial, residential, retail, industrial, development, retirement living and investment sectors.


For additional information, please contact:

Mary Henry

General Manager Communication, Australia New Zealand

Phone: (61) 417 977 864


13 October 2016