ACELG Seminar Series: Metropolitan Governance - A Comparative Perspective

ACELG Seminar Series: Metropolitan Governance - A Comparative Perspective
Wednesday 13th August at 10:30pm
, Aerial Function Centre, UTS building 10, Level 7, 235 Jones Street Ultimo

The ACELG Seminar Series 'From Government to Governance' will commence on 14 August with a presentation from internationally renowned urban politics and administration scholar Professor Ron Vogel titled 'Metropolitan Governance - A Comparative Perspective'.

 
Date: Thursday 14th of August
Time: 5.30-7.30pm
Location: Aerial Function Centre, UTS building 10, Level 7, 235 Jones Street Ultimo (Google map)
RSVP: Register online here, or email Events.Acelg@uts.edu.au by 11 August 2014

There is no cost for this event. Light refreshments will be provided.

Professor Ron K. Vogel is internationally recognised as an urban politics and administration scholar - his work has focused in particular on global cities and regional governance. Over the last decade Ron has been conducting research on the governance of global city-regions in Tokyo, Hong Kong, London and Toronto. He lectures at Ryerson University and is currently a visiting professor at ACELG.

ACELG's Seminar Series for 2014-2015: From Government to Governance...

This seminar is part of a series of networking functions hosted by ACELG featuring stimulating presentations by international and national experts in governance, local government and sustainable place-making. "From Government to Governance" will examine current thinking on the role of local government, including:

  • Can Local Government work well together?
  • How can Local Government establish relationships with other levels of government?
  • How can citizens be part of shaping their community's future?
  • What does a modern Local Government Councillor look like?
  • Who really cares about Local Government?
  • What is the status of local government reform in NSW and elsewhere?
  • Where does Local Government sit on the Federal Government's agenda?

 

ACELG media release about new seminar series
 

Cityscape image courtesy of the City of Sydney

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