Spatial Transformation Seminar Series 2019




Programme Director: Gamuchirai Mutezo (SAPI Gauteng)

8:00 to 8:30

Registration and networking

8:30 to 9:00

Opening and Welcome: Yusuf Patel (Past President SAPI)

9:00 to 11:00

Panel 1 – Planning, Integration and Alignment: NSDF, Provincial Priorities and the Locality

Chair: Marc Feldman (Development Works)

Speakers: Philip Harrison (South African Research Chair in Spatial Analysis and City Planning), Zouna Meades (Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform) Christian Hamann (Gauteng City Region Observatory), Amolemo Mothoagae (City of Johannesburg)


11:00 to 11:15

Tea & coffee break

11:15 to 13:15

Panel 2 – Making Spatial Transformation a Reality

Chair: Gamuchirai Mutezo (SAPI Gauteng)

Speaker: Josiah Lodi (COGTA)

Discussants: Yasmin Coovadia (National Treasury), Carien Englebrecht (former Project Manager Alex Renewal Project, Bohani Shibambu (Oshakati)


13:15 to 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 to 16:00

Panel 3 – Practical Considerations on Implementing and Evaluating Planning: The First Steps to take on Land and the Spatial Transformation Barometer

Chair: Yusuf Patel (Past President SAPI)

Speaker: Seana Nkhahle (SALGA)


16:00 to 16:30

Closure and networking