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Design Excellence Forum: Reinventing Paris

What can Sydney learn from their planning revolution?

25 October 2012

What can Sydney learn from Paris' efforts to streamline governance in Paris? And how could partnerships between the City of Sydney and other governments make our bold vision for Sydney a reality?

The last Design Excellence Forum for 2012 welcomes guest speaker, Pierre Mansat, the Deputy Lord Mayor of Paris, who is in charge of Paris Métropole and relations with communities of the Paris Region.

Cities are dealing with the growing and changing needs of communities, businesses and our environment. What can Sydney learn from Monsieur Mansat's efforts to streamline governance in Paris? And how could partnerships between the City of Sydney and other governments make our bold vision for Sydney a reality?

Master of Ceremonies: Graham Jahn, AM, Director City Planning, Development and Transport, City of Sydney.

Graham Jahn AM, Director City Planning, Development and Transport, City of Sydney


Graham introduces Reinventing Paris: What can Sydney learn from their planning revolution? and explains how global cities must continually revitalise and transform to meet the growing and changing needs of a metropolis.

Monica Barone, Chief Executive Officer, City of Sydney


In this presentation, Monica Barone, Chief Executive Officer, City of Sydney, welcomes our guest speaker, Pierre Mansat, Deputy Lord Mayor of Paris.

Pierre Mansat, Deputy Lord Mayor of Paris, in charge of Paris Metropole and relations with communities of the Paris Region


Pierre Mansat will speak about his work over the past decade to unite government officials from Paris and its suburbs, and his efforts to streamline governance in Paris.

Last updated: Tuesday, 3 December 2013