Events

Our past speakers and events

  #GlobalCityHack Weekend


3 - 5 March 2017
Monash University 

#GlobalCityHack is a hacking weekend combining STEM with entrepreneurship to create the sustainable cities of the future.

The Faculty of Science at Monash University has partnered with Committee for Melbourne and others to put together this fast-paced event. Throughout the weekend, participants will be coached and mentored by a stellar line-up of experts and entrepreneurs.

Our CEO Martine Letts will judge pitched projects aiming to reshape the way we address city issues with forward-thinking solutions.

Register for the event.


 Arts and Culture Roundtable

Tuesday 21 February 2017

MELBOURNE 4.0 Taskforce Workshop 2: Framework, Causes and Characteristics
Tuesday 6 December 2016

Leading Thinker Series: Jennifer Westacott
Business Council of Australia CEO
Tuesday 29 November 2016

AGM and End of Year Drinks 
Thursday 17 November 2016

Arts and Culture Roundtable (3 of 3)
Wednesday 23 November 2016

Meet the Minister Series: The Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP
Minister for the Environment and Energy
Friday 11 November 2016

Committee for Melbourne Annual Parliamentary Drinks
Tuesday 25 October 2016

Leading Thinker Series:  Geoff Culbert 
GE Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea President and CEO
Monday 24 October 2016

MELBOURNE 4.0 Taskforce Workshop 1: Scope and Trends 
Tuesday 18 October 2016

Infrastructure Victoria Submission Workshop
Friday 14 October 2016

Leading Thinker Series:  Professor Linda Kristjanson
Swinburne University, Vice-Chancellor
Wednesday 5 October 2016

Arts and Culture Roundtable (2 of 3)
Thursday 22 September 2016

MELBOURNE 4.0 Taskforce launch
Friday 9 September 2016

Meet the Minister Series: The Hon. Jacinta Allan MP
Minister for Public Transport and Minister for Major Projects
Thursday 8 September

Better Apartments Draft Design Standards Workshop
Wednesday 7 September 2016

Meet the Minister Series: The Hon. Philip Dalidakis MP
Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade
Thursday 25 August 2016

Leading Thinker Series:  Ian Harper
Deloitte Access Economics, Consultant
Tuesday 23 August 2016

Arts and Culture Roundtable (1 of 3)
Wednesday 3 August 2016

Leading Thinker Series:  Andrew Jaspan
The Conversation, Executive Director and Editor
Wednesday 13 July 2016

Meet the Minister Series: The Hon. Richard Wynne MP
Minister for Planning
Tuesday 28 June 2016

Fishermans Bend Submission Workshop
Friday 24 June 2016

Infrastructure Victoria Submission Workshop - Phase 2
Friday 10 June 2016

Meet the Minister Series: The Hon. Tim Pallas MP
Treasurer of Victoria
Thursday 2 June 2016

Committee for Melbourne Annual Dinner
Thursday 26 May 2016

Committee for Melbourne Transport Series - Part II
Wednesday 11 May 2016

New Zealand Productivity Commission
Friday 1 April 2016

Infrastructure Victoria submission workshop - Phase 1
Tuesday 15 March 2016

Committee for Melbourne Transport Series - Part I
Monday 8 February 2016

Member lunch with Adam Fennessy
Secretary of Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
October 2015

Member lunch with the Hon. Jacinta Allan MP
Minister for Public Transport and Employment
September 2015

Member lunch with the Hon. John Eren MP
Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Minister for Sport and Minister for Veterans
August 2015

Member lunch with the Hon. Steven Herbert MLC
Minister for Training and Skills and and Minister for International Education
August 2015

Committee for Melbourne, Victoria University and The Age co-hosted conference: Melbourne 2050: How will we cope with 8 million people?
August 2015

Member lunch with Richard Bolt
Secretary of Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
July 2015

Arts and culture steering group meeting
July 2015

Member lunch with Chris Eccles
Secretary, Department of Premier and Cabinet
June 2015

Member lunch with James Merlino MP
Deputy Premier and Minister for Education
June 2015

Member discussion: apartment standards (submission to the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning)
June 2015

Member discussion: 'Cities of the future' with Dr Chris Luebkeman
Futurologist and Director for Global Foresight and Innovation at Arup
June 2015

Member lunch with the Hon. Tim Pallas MP
Treasurer of Victoria
May 2015

Member roundtable: Higher education discussion with Vice-Chancellors
May 2015

Member breakfast with Dr Fanta Aw
President and Chair of NAFSA: Association of International Educators
May 2015

Member lunch with Richard Wynne MP
Minister for Planning
April 2015

Committee for Melbourne annual dinner
April 2015

Member discussion: Melbourne's future prosperity and liveability
April 2015

Member lunch with Steve Coster
Principal at HASSELL
April 2015

Member lunch with Luke Donnellan MP
Minister for Roads, Road Safety and Ports
March 2015

Member roundtable: Infrastructure Victoria, the Committee's draft discussion paper
March 2015

Member discussion: How Melbourne fares at attracting global talent with Dr Richard Hu
Urban planning researcher from the University of Canberra
March 2015

Committee for Melbourne and Arup co-hosted event: Shaping our city
February 2015