PROGRAMME

Date: 21 - 22 September 2017 | Time: 10:00 | Venue: Birchwood Hotel, Boksburg - Gauteng

  • DAY 1: Wednesday 20 September 2017

    Dedicated segments and workshops (Starting @ 09:00)

    Academic and research Segment

    • Journalism Academy

    • Workshop: Title Restoration, Tenure Security and Economy

    • Workshop: Clearing pathways to upgrading informal settlements

    • Site and project visits (13:00 onwards)

  • DAY 2: Thursday 21 September 2017

    Programme Director

    Opening Plenary 10:00 - 13:00

     

    PART 1: Official Opening

     

    Welcome Address: Executive Mayor of Ekurhuleni

    Messages of Support:

    Remarks: Premier of Gauteng Province

    Address: Minister of Human Settlements

     

    PART 2: Setting The Scene

    • National Housing and human settlements policy

    • Development of residential property assets

    • Economy

    • Housing Needs and effective demand

    • Migration and Urbanisation

    • Demographic shifts

    • Spatial Governance and investment choices

    • People action and family choices

    • Climate change and settlements resilience

     

    13:00 - 14:00 Lunch and Press Briefing

    14:00 - 18:00 Commissions

    Commission 1: Scenarios for Human Settlements Policy and programme choices

    Commission 2: Spatial Targeting and inter-governmental planning alignment

    Commission 3: Integrated Urban Development and implementing the New Urban Agenda: Local action for inclusive urban and rural management

    Commission 4: Up-scaling alternative and transformative technologies – building smart communities

    Commission 5: Re-imagining finance for housing and human settlements development

     

    18:30 Summit Gala Dinner

  • DAY 3: Friday, 22 September 2017

    PART 1

    09:00 - 10:30 Commissions continue – consolidation and finalisation of recommendations

    Tea Break

     

    PART 2

    11:30 - 14:00 Summit Closing Plenary

    • Presentation of Recommendations from Commissions

    • Summit Outcomes Programme of Action towards 2030 and beyond

    • Multi-stakeholder Pledge

    • Launch of the “e-f-c” campaign

     

    Closing Address: Minister of Human Settlements

     

    Lunch and Press Briefing  (14h00 - 15h00)

About Summit

The Minister of Human Settlements, in her 2017 Budget Vote speech, explained the link between human settlements and nation building in an emerging society.

Documents & Concepts Notes

Academy Programme

Main Programme

 

 

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