7th - 8th May 2015Crystal Towers Hotel, Century City, Cape Town

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Thursday, 7 May 2015
07:30 - 08:30Coffee & Registration
08.30 - 08.50Welcome by MC | Introduction to WCPDFViola Manual | Rod MacPhail
08.50 - 09.40Keynote: City & DevelopmentMayor Patricia de Lille
INDUSTRY RESPONSE
09.40 - 10.20The need for a "can do" cultureDeon van Zyl, Chairman, WCPDF
TEA/COFFEE
NEW LEGISLATION
10.50 - 11.30New Legislation on Development PlanningKobus Munro, Director: Spatial Planning & Coastal Impact Management, Department of Environmental Affairs & Development Planning, Western Cape Province
11.30 - 12.10Municipal Planning BylawFiona Ogle, Head: Legislation & Enforcement, Economic, Environmental & Spatial Planning, City of Cape Town
12.10 - 12.50Integrated development planning and decision making - the keys to unlocking administrative delaysJustin Truter, Director, Werksmans Attorneys
NETWORKING LUNCH BUFFET
INDUSTRY RESPONSE
13.50 - 14.30Confronting the Kafkan Castle: Contrasting Job Creation with Work AvoidanceProf Erwin Schwella, Professor of Public Leadership, School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University
14.30 - 15.10Legislative SpaghettiDr Stephen Townsend, Architect/Statutory Planner/Heritage Practitioner & Academic
TEA/COFFEE
PANEL DISCUSSION
15.40 - 17.00Panel Discussion: What is happening in Practice - How do we change it? Facilitator: Prof. Erwin SchwellaPanel: Mieke van Rensburg, Derek Chittenden, John Chapman, John Matthews, Cobus Bedeker, Lisa van Aarde & Richard Abrahamse
NETWORKING COCKTAIL
17.00 - 19.00Networking Cocktail Party
Friday, 8 May 2015
08.00 - 08.45Registration & Refreshments
08.45 - 09.00Welcome and overview of Day 1MC: Rod McPhail
ECONOMY
09.00 - 09.45The SA economy and the outlook for asset prices - including listed propertyProf Brian Kantor, Chief Strategist, Investec Wealth & Investment
09.45 - 10.30Economy - a developer's perspectiveMarius Muller, CEO, Pareto
10.30 - 11:00Refreshments
11.00 - 11.40The Role of the Property Development Sector as a Catalyst for Local Economic DevelopmentProf Francois Viruly, Associate Professor, Dept. of Construction Economics & Management, UCT
INDUSTRY RESPONSE
11.40 - 12.20The Voortrekker Road Corridor Strategy and Investment Plan: A partnership approach to Transit Oriented DevelopmentAntony Marks, Principal Planner: Spatial Planning & Urban Design, City of Cape Town
12.20 - 13.00Tick the development boxes, but don't forget to communicate!Pieter Cronjé, Independent Consultant in Communication, Marketing and Business Growth Strategy
13:00 - 14:00Networking Lunch Buffet
CITY PLANNING
14.00 - 14.40Transport Orientated DevelopmentMelissa Whitehead, Commissioner: Transport for Cape Town, City of Cape Town
14.40 - 15.20The Link between Access Management & DevelopmentMalcolm Watters, Chief Engineer: Land Transport, Department of Transport & Public Works, Western Cape Government with co-authors Tony Abrahamson & Hein Stander
15.20 - 15.25Closing Remarks & Finish
15.25 - 15.55Refreshments
AGM
16.10 - 17.00WCPDF AGM

 

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