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INTERNATIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL UNION (IGU), 34th INTERNATIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL CONGRESS – ‘GEOGRAPHY: BRIDGING THE CONTINENTS’

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34th INTERNATIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL CONGRESS Geography: bridging the continents Istanbul, Turkey, 16-20 August 2021 IGU Congress website: http://www.igc2020.org/en/   CALL FOR ABSTRACTS   The IGU 34th International Geographical Congress, due to be held in August 2020, was postponed to August 2021. Papers accepted in 2020 were transferred to the 2021 program.  The IGU Commission on Geography of […]

Faces of the City – “Seeing co-production through the lens of political settlements: The case of Kampala (Uganda)”

Virtual (Zoom)

"Seeing co-production through the lens of political settlements: The case of Kampala (Uganda)" by Dr Gilbert Siame Tuesday 17 August 2021, 16:00-17:30 - Contact (for the Zoom link): Khumo Sello Please send enquiries to Khumo Sello at facesofthecity.wits@gmail.com School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, E-mail: facesofthecity.wits@gmail.com

National SPLUM Forum Meeting – Quarter 2 – Innovation, Technology and Climate Change

Virtual (Microsoft Teams)

2nd Quarter National Spatial Planning and Land Use Management (SPLUM) Forum , themed: Innovation, Technology and Climate Change. The Forum is scheduled to take place as follows: Date: 18 August 2021, Wednesday Time: 9:00 to 13h00 Venue: Microsoft Teams Video Conference.   Please scroll down and click on “Join Microsoft Teams Meeting” below on the […]

COVID-19 Vaccine – Workplace Education Programme and Developing Resilience

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Time Agenda Item  Speaker 09h00 – 09h10 Opening and Welcome Mrs. Ndivhuwo Manyonga 09h10 – 09h45 COVID-19 Vaccine Workplace Education Programme. Addressing vaccine efficacy and hesitation Dr. Azwi Takalani 09h45 – 11h15 Long COVID-19 Topical issue COVID-19 and prolonged symptoms Diagnostic criteria and symptoms of long COVID Employer Responsibility Long COVID and Mental Health Tips […]

Faces of the City – “Recalibrating Everyday Space: Using Section 24 of the South African Constitution to Resolve Contestation in the Urban and Spatial Environment”

Virtual (Zoom)

"Recalibrating Everyday Space: Using Section 24 of the South African Constitution to Resolve Contestation in the Urban and Spatial Environment" by Dr Thomas Coggin Tuesday 24 August 2021, 16:00-17:30 - Contact (for the Zoom link): Khumo Sello Please send enquiries to Khumo Sello at facesofthecity.wits@gmail.com School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, E-mail: facesofthecity.wits@gmail.com

Capitalism, Covid and the future of cities (Prof Ed Glaeser)

Virtual (Zoom)

  Professor Ed Glaeser is one of the world’s leading urban economists. He is the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics and newly appointed chairman of the Department of Economics at Harvard University. He views urbanisation as the best path to a country’s prosperity, cities as “working miracles of collaboration” and is particularly interested in […]

Budget Management Improvement Programme: Legislative Framework + Court Cases

Virtual (Zoom)

  Date Master Class Topic Key Point to be covered 26 August 2021 Legislative Framework + Court Cases a) Key sections in the Legislation i. Constitution ii. MFMA iii. MPRA iv. MSA v. MBRR vi. MFMA Regulations To register click on the link below: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMlduihrD4oGdEK1s1jwvwRps6nn77kb2LProgramme Total Cost: Members: R4 400 (Excl. Vat) Non-Members: R5 920 […]

Mpumalanga Provincial SPLUM Forum

Virtual (Microsoft Teams)

Mpumalanga Provincial SPLUM Forum Date: 2 September 2021 Time: 9:00 – 13:00  Place: Virtual Microsoft Teams Meeting. Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting Learn More | Meeting options For more information please contact Mr Sifiso Molefe at 013 754 8131 or Sifiso.Molefe@dalrrd.gov.za

Budget Management Improvement Programme: Institutional Capacity

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  Date Master Class Topic Key Point to be covered 2 Sept 2021 Institutional Capacity a) Roles and responsibilities - Political Leadership vs Administration/BTO To register click on the link below: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMlduihrD4oGdEK1s1jwvwRps6nn77kb2LProgramme Total Cost: Members: R4 400 (Excl. Vat) Non-Members: R5 920 (Excl. Vat) 5 or More Registrations: 15% Programme Discount Applicable 10 or More […]

ICLEI Africa Webinar – Tangible action: How local demonstration projects catalyse scaled climate action

Topic Tangible action: How local demonstration projects catalyse scaled climate action   Description How do you implement on-the-ground projects that are scalable, replicable and can leverage additional finance? Join ICLEI Africa to learn from the Urban-LEDS pilot cities. Updated description coming soon   Time Sep 7, 2021 02:00 PM in Johannesburg   Register here

Faces of the City – “Responding to the Indifference of Infrastructure: Comparative Research in Johannesburg and Maputo”

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"Responding to the Indifference of Infrastructure: Comparative Research in Johannesburg and Maputo" by Prof Sarah Charlton, Dr Margot Rubin and Dr Alex Parker - University of the Witwatersrand and GCRO Tuesday 07 September 2021, 16:00-17:30  Zoom link:https://wits-za.zoom.us/j/99054108867 Please send enquiries to Khumo Sello at facesofthecity.wits@gmail.com