2017 CBEC Conference

The theme of the 2017 Community Boards Conference was "Making 1 + 1 = 3" or, how can we as boards achieve more for our communities with the resources we are given

It was the eleventh Community Boards conference and took place from 12-13 May 2017 in Methven.

Media coverage

Methven makes the conference

Community boards play important role

Adequate housing a basic human right

Don't waste life, do what you love

Conference presentations

Presentations from the 2017 Community Board Conference can be found below:

Adequate housing: Sustainable Development and the New Urban Agenda
Links to reports
David Rutherford

From the SVA to today
Sam Johnson, sponsored by Chorus

Thinking like an Entrepreneur
Eyal Halamish

LGNZ Big Ticket Projects
Malcolm Alexander

Reflections on Baxter's Te Whiore o te Kuri: Connecting with communities in the 21st century
Peter Biggs

Wendy McGuinness

Organisation + Engagement = Great Outcomes
Darren Keenan and Ray Tye

Measuring value – is it really all about GDP?
Hillmare Schulze

Nothing less than equal
David Hammond

Update from LGNZ President
Don Cameron (on behalf of Mayor Lawrence Yule)

Start with a Smile Campaign
Vincie Billante, John Hobbs, Michele Hider

Using civic technology and geo design in community engagement
Nick Williamson