The Chair for Education in Human Settlements Development and Management at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in partnership with the National Department of Human Settlements will host a research seminar to generate a common vision on future research into sustainable cities and human settlements in South Africa.
The seminar, under the theme “Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements are Possible - Working Together” will draw academics, human settlements practitioners and researchers from institutions of higher learning, TVET colleges, civil society organisations, government and the private sector.
The seminar will rigorously debate and discuss a framework of research themes that will support government delivery, elevate issues of evidence-based policy formulation and practise; enhancing of individual, institutional and sectoral capacities and a coordinated cooperation of key institutions around knowledge creation for action.
Members of the media are invited to a media briefing that will take place from 10:30 am – 10:50 am.
Details of the event are as follows:
Date: 30 July 2015
Time: 8:00 am – 15:00
Venue: Goldfields Auditorium, North Campus, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, University Way, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth
For more information contact: Roslyn Baatjies on 082 771 2100 or Isaac Skhosana on 081 495 2222
Tel: +27 (0) 41 504 1111
Fax: +27 (0) 41 504 2574 / 2731
PO Box 77000, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Port Elizabeth, 6031, South Africa
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