From the Gold Coast to Geelong: How cities are shaping visions of their futures


“Our Future”, a year-long consultation process about a long-term vision for the City of Geelong, has begun. City of Greater Geelong CEO Kelvin Spiller engaged the first UNESCO chair of futures studies, Sohail Inayatullah, to kick-start the project in September.


Spiller, who has produced outcomes for city visioning initiatives on the Sunshine Coast, describes Our Future as a process of “presenting new perceptions, future directions, identifying used futures and new scenarios”. In a rapidly changing world, citizens use scenario thinking to gain insights into how cities can create alternative possibilities and solutions.


Read the full article by Dr Colin Russo here:

https://theconversation.com/from-the-gold-coast-to-geelong-how-cities-are-shaping-visions-of-their-futures-69055

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