Agenda

08:15

08:35

DESIGN AND DELIVERY OF GREATER SYDNEY’S 3-CITY METROPOLIS

08:45

09:00

  • Update on Greater Sydney Commission’s 20-year vision for a 3-city metropolis 
  • How collaboration spanning three levels of government will result in new business and more employment opportunities for the region  
  • Aligning land use, transport and infrastructure planning to deliver smart precincts and 30-minute cities 
  • Fast-tracking infrastructure projects under the government’s JobMaker plan to bolster employment across NSW 
  • The $11 billion dollar rail Western Sydney Airport rail line – how it will create about 14,000 jobs, including 250 new apprentices, and kickstart the economy in a post-COVID-19 environment

09:20

  • Implementing planning frameworks in collaboration with councils and communities 
  • Fast-tracking development with rezoning strategies to create more employment opportunities in today’s climate  
  • Building urban centres with productive, sustainable and connected infrastructure

09:45

  • Unpacking land use, precinct planning and project delivery to meet future socio-economic and infrastructure needs 
  • Precinct planning – how will the planned precincts in the Aerotropolis stimulate economic growth and boost employment opportunities? How to develop a framework to assist local businesses and reignite local economies post-COVID-19?  
  • Assessing the key role of transport infrastructure in precinct development  
  • How can local government benefit from the rise of the innovation economy and realise economic benefits in today’s economy? What is the role of local councils in the development and facilitation of precincts? 

10:35

DRIVING ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH LAND AND PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE  

10:55

  • Coordinating infrastructure needs to support mixed-use and high-density development  
  • Maximising land use planning for high-density development in our economic hubs  
  • How the rezoning of land in the Aerotropolis will pave the way for the delivery of new investment and infrastructure in the region – what types of different development will there be and how will it generate more growth and employment opportunities? What transport infrastructure is required to attract more businesses and industries, and support the overall planned precincts?  
  1. Mamre Road Precinct 
  2. Aerotropolis Core 
  3. Northern Gateway  
  • Utilising technology and innovation to build sustainable, smart precincts  

11:35

  • Update on the latest technical developments and infrastructure investment for Metro City and Southwest due to open in 2024 
  • How the development of 31 metro railway stations and a 66km standalone metro railway system will improve accessibility to existing suburbs and precincts, reduce rail and road congestion and enable housing and employment growth  
  • How the Sydney Metro - Western Sydney Airport line will unlock greater connectivity and opportunities for the region 

GREEN SPACE AND UTILITIES INFRASTRUCTURE FOR URBAN RESILIENCE 

12:00

  • Creating a vision for a growing city in its landscape  
  • Planning now for Sydney’s next 50 years – 4 key strategic directions 
  • Working together to achieve our vision  

12:25

  • Ensuring water effectiveness for a future-fit Greater Sydney  
  • Providing integrated water, wastewater and recycled water services to the Aerotropolis  
  • How an integrated approach to the water cycle can avoid future water restrictions

12:50

STIMULATING THE WESTERN SYDNEY AEROTROPOLIS ECONOMY THROUGH INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC PRECINCTS 

01:40

  • Trends in the global and Australian economies post-COVID and the impact on Greater Sydney 
  • Minimising the economic and social cost of the pandemic 
  • Stimulating economic recovery in our regions – assessing the role of major infrastructure projects such as the development of the Western Sydney Aerotropolis and Western Sydney International Airport in reigniting the economy

02:00

  • How purpose-led places will accelerate innovation  
  • The value of specificity in a precinct, and why it’s so hard to be specific enough 
  • The importance of collective culture for successful innovation precinct evolution

02:20

  • Overview of the Smart Western City Program  
  • Leveraging emerging and existing technologies and solutions to solve the challenges of a growing city 
  • Enabling smart city technology to come together in a coherent way  
  • Co-creating the Digital Western Parkland City – where do the opportunities lie? 

02:45

  • Facilitating collaboration between researchers, entrepreneurs and business owners 
  • Leveraging proximity to research and talent to transform communities 
  • Collaborating with government, community and other stakeholders 
  • Creating effective governance structures for innovation precincts 
  • Learning points for the planned education precinct in the Western Sydney Aerotropolis 

03:30

GENERATING HIGH-VALUE JOBS AND A SKILLED WORKFORCE FOR THE AEROTROPOLIS

03:50

  • Update and progress on the planning, development and construction of the Sydney Science Park 
  • How this massive project will be home to more than 12,000 smart jobs, 10,000 students and 10,000 residents, and drive economic recovery and growth in NSW  
  • Partnerships and agreements to deliver a world-class innovation and education precinct from the ground up – where do the opportunities lie? 

04:15

  • How will government, industry, universities, and vocational training and education providers collaborate to upskill and train existing workers, and develop additional skilled workers to meet the needs of current and emerging industries  
  • How the $80 million Western Sydney Construction Hub will deliver the skilled workers needed 
  • Assessing the skills needed for knowledge intensive jobs  
  • Attracting skilled workers to the region  
  • Preparing the future workforce – empowering and equipping students with the skills they need to be competitive on the global stage

04:55

05:00

08:30

08:50

AIRPORT PLANNING, DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT 

09:00

  • Stimulating long-term regional economic growth, employment opportunities and liveability in local communities through airport development  
  • What operations of the airport would look like for freight and passenger services? How to integrate the two to create an efficient flow of goods and passengers? 
  • Leveraging new and emerging technologies to create Australia’s first digital airport 
  • Towards the future: How might the two airports work together to serve NSW, create greater economic opportunities, and sharpen our global competitive edge 

09:30

  • Delivering a successful airport city: How Edmonton International Airport (EIA) are working with partners to support technology creation, innovation and adoption, whilst continuing to drive economic growth in the region 
  • Leveraging technology to deliver increased efficiencies, a differentiated passenger experience and achieve revenue diversification 
  • How EIA pivoted during the COVID-19 outbreak and shifted its focus on digital transformation

10:00

  • Delivering airport infrastructure projects on time and within budget to meet future capacity demands 
  • Intelligent mobility solutions to create seamless, efficient passenger journeys  
  • Mapping the customer journey to create personalised and memorable customer experiences at every touchpoint – pre-service, service and post-service  
  • Safety and security solutions to manage incidents, improve security and enhance customer experience
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11:00

PLANNING, DESIGING AND CONSTRUCTING A WORLD-CLASS AEROTROPOLIS & 22nd CENTURY AIRPORT 

11:20

  • How development and construction of the airport is creating a range of business opportunities in today’s post-COVID-19 environment  
  • Working with government, community, contractors and suppliers to deliver an airport that will best meet both business and community needs  
  • Challenges and opportunities – where existing and future opportunities lie

12:10

  • Identifying transport links and networks needed to service the Western Sydney International Airport (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport and the surrounding area 
  • Exploring the use of a high-speed rail to facilitate the movement of cargo and passengers between Western Sydney International Airport and Sydney International Airport – how might the two airports work together to serve NSW? 
  • Evaluating status and timelines of current and proposed transport projects to improve connectivity such as upgraded road networks and the new rail line  
  • Exploring future transport and mobility solutions to increase accessibility, improve overall connectivity and reduce congestion in the region  
  • Leveraging data and technology to map out and meet future transport demands 

CONSTRUCTING A SAFE AND SECURE WESTERN SYDNEY AIRPORT 

12:40

  • How border security has evolved in today’s climate 
  • Leveraging technology to improve border management and protection – challenges and opportunities in adopting new technology and processes 
  • Biometrics and AI – opportunities, challenges and privacy concerns 
  • Working with airports to enhance security

01:00

  • Assessing insider threats in today’s post-COVID-19 environment 
  • Implementing effective security checks and measures 
  • How technology can help with risk mitigation 
  • Enhancing resilience and capacity to deal with insider threats  

01:25

AEROTROPOLIS PARTNERSHIPS & INVESTMENT 

02:20

  • How government and industry are collaborating to shape the Agribusiness precinct – what would it look like, where are the challenges and opportunities, and what is needed to realise the vision?   
  • Case study: Oran Park Town Centre – working with government to improve the liveability of our communities 

02:50

  • Now that the MoUs have been signed, what’s required to take the next step? What are the next steps? What projects are in the pipeline? 
  • Industry attraction – what’s needed to attract the right industries and businesses? What do businesses want? 
  • How will the industry-specific precincts deliver greater jobs growth in Western Sydney and how can we accelerate growth in today’s climate  
  • Collaborating with government and other industry partners in delivering a successful future for the Western Parkland City – where do the opportunities lie? 

03:30

  • Developing Australia’s newest freight hub to meet future demand – what would it look like, and where are the challenges and opportunities?  
  • Leveraging external expertise, technology and innovation to optimise functionality and productivity of the freight hub  
  • Optimising the efficiency and effectiveness of freight handling and logistics network in the region 
  • Planning strategic freight corridors and intermodal terminals that will serve both the airport and surrounding industrial development  
  • How the freight precinct at the Western Sydney International Airport will create more jobs and support the NSW economy into the future

04:00

04:10