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Professional Development

CPD Activities 2021

Courses:

MSDF CAPITAL INVESTMENT FRAMEWORK TRAINING

A two day short course to assist private and municipal town planners in the compilation of a Municipal Expenditure Framework (also known as a Capital Investment Framework) . This course in Capital Investment Framework is designed to enhance the understanding, skills and experience of planners, development professionals, finance professionals and decision-makers involved in the development and review of municipal spatial development frameworks (MSDFs), and aligning and integrating MSDFs with IDP, infrastructure planning and budgeting processes.

Offered by The Urban Management Academy.

For more information contact – The Urban Management Academy at Phone: 012-001-0500 Fax: 012-001-0501 Email address: werner@iatconsulting.co.za.

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 6, Sub area 6.5

CPD Points – 1 point per hour to a maximum of 20 points (Evidence = Certificate of attendance / attendance register)

SHORT COURSE ON PREPARATION OF CONDITIONS OF ESTABLISHMENT AND REGISTRATION OF TOWNSHIPS

The purpose of the course is to develop the skills of the different participants to grasp the complexities of the structuring of a compliant set of Conditions of Establishment. This may assist land development applicants to complete development projects more efficiently and, in turn, to leverage various downstream socio-economic benefits.

Offered by the South African Association of Consulting Professional Planners (SAACPP)

For more information contact info@saacpp.org.za.

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 2, Sub area 2.1

CPD Points – 1 point per hour (Evidence = Certificate of attendance / completion or transcript of results)

MOOC Development and Planning in African Cities

The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, the Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre and Njala University will be launching a new exciting edition of the free online course (MOOC) on Development and Planning in African Cities.

The 4-week course will start on June 22, is open to all and free of charge, and involves about 3 hours of study time per week.

Participant can register for it, find the course trailer and get more information on the Future Learn platform which hosts the course: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/african-cities

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 2, Sub area 2.1

1  point per hour (Evidence = Certificate of attendance / completion or transcript of results)

 

Planetizen Courses

Planetizen offers various courses in the field of urban and regional planning and related fields. SACPLAN CPD points were allocated to a number of these courses. To access these courses please follow the link.

Short Learning Programme: Fundamentals of Human Settlements

Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of the  Free State will offer the above-mentioned Short Learning Programme (SLP) on NQF Level 8 in 2021

For more information click on the FLIER

Date: 19 April – 22 April 2021

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 1, Sub area 1.2

CPD Points – NQF level 8 = Credit value x 5 (Evidence = Certificate of completion or transcript of results)

Short Learning Programme: Introduction to Research in Socio-Cultural Aspects of Planning

Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of the  Free State will offer the above-mentioned Short Learning Programme (SLP) on NQF Level 8 in 2021

For more information click on the FLIER

Date: 19 April – 22 April 2021

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 1, Sub area 1.2

CPD Points – NQF level 8 = Credit value x 5 (Evidence = Certificate of completion or transcript of results)

Short Learning Programme: Principles of Land Use Management

Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of the Free State will offer the above-mentioned Short Learning Programme (SLP) on NQF Level 8 in 2021

For more information click on the FLIER

Date: 13 September – 16 September April 2021

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 1, Sub area 1.2

CPD Points – NQF level 8 = Credit value x 5 (Evidence = Certificate of completion or transcript of results)

Webinars:

A Webinar on Sustainable Community Planning

Organised by Spatium Environmental Design CC and The Renaissance Network At this interactive Webinar, participants will:

  • Engage with a sustainability perspective on key challenges facing Town and Regional Planners and Practitioners in Built Environments and Human Settlements
  • Explore effective, transformative, and innovative concepts and ideas for sustainable development
  • Enhance understanding of Integrated Development Plans, Spatial Development Frameworks and Land UseManagement Schemes as tools for sustainable community planning

For more information click on the WEBINAR BROCHURE

Dates: 26 May 2021/ 14 July 2021/ 10 November 2021

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 6, Sub area 6.5

1  point per hour (Evidence = Certificate of attendance / attendance register)

The third Tuesday of every month from 14:00 to 15:30 CAT

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 6, Sub area 6.5

1  point per hour (Evidence = Certificate of attendance / attendance register / 500 word summary)

Become a Tender Expert – 2-day Workshop / Webinar

Specialised Local Content Training – 1-day Workshop / Webinar

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 6, Sub area 6.5

1  point per hour (Evidence = Certificate of attendance / completion)

Conferences:

57th ISOCARP World Planning Congress

The following CPD Point allocation has been made for the 57th ISOCARP World Planning Congress, Doha, Qatar, 8-11 November 2021 – “Planning Unlocked: New Times, Better Places, Stronger Communities”.

SACPLAN CPD

Focus 6, Sub-area 6.5
(Attending conference)

1 point per hour to a maximum of 20 points (Evidence – Certificate of attendance)

In addition to the above CPD point allocation to the 57th ISOCARP Congress a person may be able to claim CPD points for doing a presentation, as well as for published peer-reviewed conference papers.

The number of CPD points that a person will be able claim for doing a presentation, reviewing of papers for the conference, and for published peer-reviews conference papers are as follows:

SACPLAN CPD

Focus 3, Sub area 3.5
(Reviewing of papers for conferences)

Please see SACPLAN CPD Policy

SACPLAN CPD

Focus 3, Sub area 3.6
(Published peer-reviewed conference paper)

Please see SACPLAN CPD Policy

SACPLAN CPD

Focus 3, Sub-area 3.7
(Presentation of conference paper)

Please see SACPLAN CPD Policy

For more information click on the FLIER

Planning Festival
24 – 28 May 2021 Online

SACPLAN CPD

Focus Area 6, Sub area 6.5

1  point per hour to a maximum of 20 points (Evidence = Attendance register)

34th International Geographical Congress

Following the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and its current trajectory, it has become clear that it will not be possible to hold the 34th International Geographical Congress in İstanbul in August this year as originally planned. Today (2 April 2020), the Local Organising Committee and the IGU Executive Committee have taken the decision that the IGU Congress in İstanbul is postponed for one year. The Committees are aware that this decision has many consequences, but the very real health risks and the capacity to travel for the Congress participants leave them with no other alternative. The İstanbul congress will now take place from August 16th to 20th 2021. All registration fees received, abstracts accepted, travel grants awarded, and the conference programme already developed for this year will be carried over to 2021. Any delegate who has already paid the registration fee may use that fee to participate in the Congress in August 2021 and, if desired, submit a new paper for the August 2021 Congress. On behalf of the IGU Executive Committee and the Local Organising Committee, they wish to send their thoughts and best wishes to all during these difficult times. They know that the coronavirus is affecting many of us across the world and at times like this it is important that we support each other in every way possible. You may have a number of questions that follow from this decision. In anticipation of these, they are working to provide the answers as soon as possible. Thank you for your ongoing patience as we will need some time to adjust to the new situation. IGC 2020 Congress Chairman, Barbaros Gönençgil on behalf of the Local Organizing Committee IGU President Yukio Himiyama on behalf of the IGU Executive Committee Congress website: http://www.igc2020.org/en/ E-Mail: igu.geogov@gmail.com

Podcasts:

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