ISULabaNtu Final Dissemination Event in London

January 23, 2020

 

 

 

Our Final Dissemination Event, which will take place in London on Friday, 31st January, is approaching fast. Here is our agenda for the day:

 

08:30-9:00      Registration

09:00-09:30    Introductions & Welcome Speech

09:30-10:15    Section 1: Challenges and Opportunities for Incremental Housing Upgrading in Durban

  • Faizal Seedat, Human Settlements Unit, eThekwini Municipality

10:15-10:30    Open Discussion

10:30-11:00    Coffee Break

11:00-12:00    Section 2: Housing Delivery through Community-led Upgrading

  • Dr Maria Christina Georgiadou (School of Applied Management, Westminster Business School University of Westminster)

  • Jeff Thomas (uTshani Fund NGO, South African Shack/ Slum Dwellers International)

12:00-14:00 Lunch and Networking / Parallel London Site Visit for the South Africa Team

14:00-15:00 Section 3: Water and Sanitation in Informal Settlements Upgrading: Case Studies from eThekwini Municipality

  • Prof Chris Buckley (Pollution Research Group, University of KwaZulu-Natal)

  • Dr Priti Parikh (Engineering for International Development Centre, University College London)

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-16:30 Panel Discussion: The Roadmap to Self-reliance in Informal Settlements Upgrading

  • Prof Peter Guthrie (University of Cambridge)

  • Ms Nosisa Madinga and Mr Thembelani Ntuli (Community Researchers, Durban)

  • Teddy Gounden (Strategic Executive, eThekwini Municipality)

  • Nick Alcock (Managing Member, Khanyisa Projects)

  • Moderator: Dr Iwona Bisaga

16:30-17:00 Open Discussion

17:00-17:30 Closing Remarks

  • Dr Maria Christina Georgiadou (University of Westminster)

17:30- 19:00 Drinks Reception

 

We will be sharing updates and insights from the event in another blog post so do watch this space!

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