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Logan Central Summit

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Logan City Council is looking ahead the next 20 years and are committed to unlocking the economic and place making potential to develop a progressive and vibrant network of city centres for the future City of Logan.

Building on the planning that has been done to date, Council is now transitioning from the 'visioning' to 'doing'. The summit will focus on how key government, industry, business owners, landowners and the community can collaborate and provide insight into harnessing the strengths and capitalising on opportunities to help develop Logan Central as the civic and cultural heart.

What's your big idea for Logan Central?

What do you want to see happen in Logan Central in the next 20 years? It's now your chance to submit your big idea for the future of Logan Central. Your feedback will impact what projects that will be rolled out in the short, medium and long-term.

Share your ideas online by dropping a pin on the map. Submissions close 4 June 2018.

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Logan Central Pathway

Speakers

Lucinda Hartley

Lucinda Hartley

Cathryn Chatburn

Cathryn Chatburn

Stephen Burgess

Steven Burgess

Jim Gleeson

Jim Gleeson

Roland Dillon

Roland Dillon

Bronwyn Buksh

Bronwyn Buksh

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  • Lucinda Hartley, Co-Founder of CoDesign Studio and Neighbourlytics is a leading urban designer and entrepreneur who has pioneered disruptive approaches to revitalising cities and towns
  • Cathryn Chatburn, Director of Urban Enquiry has a diverse portfolio of project experience delivering large-scale master planning frameworks to guide sustainable urban change. She has previously led the AECOM Australia and New Zealand Master Planning and Urban Design team prior to establishing Urban Enquiry.
  • Steven Burgess, Engineer and Urban Strategist, MRCagney, has extensive experience on movement and transport, place and parking and its influence on town and city prosperity.
  • Jim Gleeson, Founder and Director of Community Planning Practice Plan C is a leading community development and planning practitioner and activator with 20 years’ experience working at the intersection of community, industry, government and place for mining, Aboriginal community, urban development and civic projects and programs.
  • Roland Dillon, Associate Partner at McKinsey and Co is a leader in the Public Sector Practices,working extensively in Australia and the US in public and private sector transformations. He has been involved in creation of economic development impact strategies, assessing employment and productivity growth opportunities across industries including agriculture, manufacturing, healthcare and education.
  • Bronwyn Buksh, Activation Project Manager at SunCentral and Co-Founder of Digital Precinct is an urbanist and entrepreneur who has worked across a wide practice area - from planning and design, sustainable transport models, environmental management systems, and more recently creative and technology startups/ co-working business models.

Logan Central Summit program

The summit program, for Friday 11 May 2018, is outlined below and also available as a PDF:  Logan Central Summit Program (PDF 1480 KB).

Session 1: Our Logan Central

9.00am - Welcome to Logan Central - Cr Russell Lutton, Division 2, Logan City Council

  • Setting the scene for the Logan Central Summit  
  • Welcome to Country - Aunty Robyn Williams

9.15am - Vision for the City - Mayor Luke Smith, Mayor of Logan

  • Council's vision for the City of Logan

9.25am - What makes Logan Central unique - Cathryn Chatburn, Urban Enquiry

  • An overview of Logan Central’s master plan and its progress to date, and key precincts
  • Placemaking and outcomes of community engagement
  • Place positioning for Logan Central and how it relates to the vision

9.50am - Activity 1 - An opportunity to elaborate on the vision of Logan Central

10.30am - Morning Tea

Session 2: Our Future

11am - Place Making Logan Central - Jim Gleeson, Plan C

  • Active urbanisation and overcoming challenges to create inclusive and progressive city centres

11.30am - Ideas for Logan Central - Lucinda Hartley, CoDesign Studio

Introduction to the four place themes:

  • Collaboration and Creativity
  • Context and Custodianship
  • Connections
  • Choice and Character

11.40am - Streets for People - Steven Burgess, MRCagney
How we capitalise on Logan Central as a sub-regional transport hub and accommodate people in a place centred on a transport corridor

12.10pm - Economic stimulation and local job creation - Roland Dillon, McKinsey and Co
The economic perspective on how we attract long term investment to Logan Central, creating successful business opportunities, startups and being smart about the future of business

12.40pm - Where do we start? - Lucinda Hartley, CoDesign Studio
Scaling ideas, turning reports into actions and task ownership

12.50pm - Activity 2 - Identify big ideas what will change the shape of Logan Central

1.15pm - Lunch

Session 3: Delivery Timeframes & Priorities

1.55pm - Activity 3 - Prioritise projects for Logan Central across three timescales (short, medium and long-term)

2.45pm - Afternoon Tea

3.00pm - Report back

  • Reporting back the top ideas from Activity 3

Session 4: Making it Happen

3.25pm - Stimulating business activity from the ground up and the role of locally-led activation - Bronwyn Buksh, Sun Central

Panel discussion:

  • Bronwyn Buksh, SunCentral
  • Amy Grey, Vibrant Places
  • Steven Burgess, MRCagney
  • Deva Naiker, Ethnic Communities Council of Logan Global Food Village 
  • Uncle Barry Watson, Elder in Residence
  • Communities for Children Logan
  • The Salvation Army

4pm -  Asset-based community development - Lucinda Hartley, CoDesign Studio

Activity 4 - Identify investment opportunities

Activity 5 - Identify community contributions in shaping the future of Logan Central

Session 5: Wrap up

4.45pm - Closing remarks by Cr Russell Lutton, Division 2, Logan City Council

Community Feedback Session

5.30pm to 9pm - Opportunity for the community to drop by talk to Council about their ideas for Logan Central

Community Feedback Sessions

Community Feedback Sessions will be held following the Logan Central Summit, as an opportunity to share your ideas on the future of Logan Central.

  • Friday evening 11 May from 5.30pm to 9pm, Logan Entertainment Centre - Everyone is welcome to share their ideas at this family-friendly evening with activities tailored for children.
  • Saturday morning 12 May from 9am to 12pm, Logan Central Plaza Shopping Centre (front entry)

No registrations are required for the Community Feedback Sessions.

Summit Videos Session 1 - Our Logan Central

Setting the scene for the Logan Central Summit

Uncle Barry, community elder from Logan Central provides the official Welcome to Country and Councillor Russell Lutton, representative for Division 2 sets the scene for the Logan Central Summit with an overview of the suburb to date.

What makes Logan Central Unique?

Cathryn Chatburn, Director of Urban Enquiry has a diverse portfolio of project experience delivering large-scale master planning frameworks to guide sustainable urban change. Cathryn provides an overview of what makes Logan Central unique and the development of the Logan Central Masterplan.

Summit Videos Session 2 - Our Future

Placemaking Logan Central

Jim Gleeson, Founder and Director of Community Planning Practice Plan C is a leading community development and planning practitioner working in the intersection of industry, government, community and place. Jim talks about macro trends in community and placemaking, and overcoming challenges to fostering creative, inclusive and progressive city centres.

Ideas for Logan Central

Lucinda Hartley, Co-Founder of CoDesign Studio and Neighbourlytics is a leading urban designer and entrepreneur who has pioneered disruptive approaches to revitalising cities and towns. As facilitator for the Logan Central Summit, she introduces the four place themes including – Collaboration and Creativity, Context and Custodianship, Connections, and Choice and Character.

Streets for People

Steven Burgess, Principal of MRCagney is leading traffic engineer and Urban Strategist provides insight into the impacts of street design.

Summit Videos Session 4 - Making it Happen

Locally led activation and stimulating business activity

Bronwyn Buksh, Project Manager of Activation for SunCentral is an urbanist and entrepreneur with experience across planning and design, sustainable transport models, environmental management systems and technology start-ups. Bronwyn provide leading examples on making change from a community organisation perspective and top-down from an institutional perspective.

Making it happen in Logan Central

A facilitated panel discussion about how to progress Logan Central forward featuring Bronwyn Buksh (SunCentral), Steven Burgess (MRCagney), Amy Grey (Vibrant places), Uncle Barry Watson (community elder) and Deva Naiker (Ethnic Communities Council of Logan Global Food Village).

Summit Videos Session 5 - Wrap Up

Closing Remarks

Cr Russell Lutton, Division 2 representative and Chairperson of the Planning & Economic Development Committee provides an overview and closing remarks for the Logan Central Summit.

 
For additional information regarding the Logan Central Summit, please contact Council.