Urban and Housing Development

Urbanisation in most of Africa is moving at a very fast pace, especially south of the Sahara. Infrastructure and housing provisions, water & waste management, energy & other utilities supply shortages, traffic congestion, environmental health problems, limited green spaces, extreme poverty, social security and public safety problems place many burdens on people. With a consistent influx of people into African cities, there is a need for a central focus on sustainability, urban planning, regeneration, slum rehabilitation and low-income housing provision.

This Urban & Housing Development large scale event will be a one-stop platform that will encapsulate cutting-edge issues, strategic solutions, investment strategies and pertinent case studies in urban planning, infrastructure and housing development. A vision of this scale can only be achieved by implementing your ideas and experiences into action; so whether you are a driver or enabler towards urban and housing projects, you will find this highly anticipated Urban and Housing Development large scale event an excellent platform to network, exchange ideas, seek business opportunities and to tap into the experience of key industry leaders.

Tailor-make your own programme by selecting from any of these streams:

Day 1 and 2
Stream 1: Urban Planning & Management
Stream 2: Infrastructure Development

Staying on top of the rapid developments in the affording housing projects arena, this event will also be featuring an exclusive multi-streamed Social Housing Day on 17th Feb 2012 to explore the dynamics of low cost housing development, inclusionary housing policies, funding options available, construction materials and technologies, design and sustainability and project management for the enablement of cross cutting collaboration between private and public sectors.

The streams allocated in the Social Housing Day include:
Stream 1: Innovative Materials & Technologies
Stream 2: Housing Finance

* All Cape Town Tourism’s contacts are entitled to a discount of 10% when registering with Ms. Esther. Please contact Ms. Esther for details and quote SO-CT during registration. *

www.urbanhousingdevelopment-lse.com/ct

For further details and brochures, please contact:
Ms. Esther Wong
Phone: +603 2723 6736
Fax No: +603 2723 6699
Email: estherw@marcusevanskl.com

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