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07h30 - 08h30Refreshments & Registration
08h30 - 08h40WELCOMEMC: Bruce Whitfield - Financial Journalist/Public Speaker/Facilitator
08h40 - 09h20KEYNOTE ADDRESSTo be confirmed
09h20 - 10h00INDUSTRY RESPONSEDeon van Zyl - Chairman, Western Cape Property Development Forum
10h00 - 10h20Q&ABruce Whitfield - Financial Journalist/Public Speaker/Facilitator
THEME: ENABLING PROCESSES
10h50 - 11h30CHANGE IN TECHNOLOGY & THE IMPACT ON THE PROPERTY INDUSTRY FROM A SALES PERSPECTIVETo be confirmed
11h30 - 12h10THE 24-HOUR CITYProf François Viruly - Associate Professor, Dept. of Construction Economics & Management, University of Cape Town
12h10 - 12h50MAPPING THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS TO UNDERSTAND THE COST DRIVERS OF DEVELOPMENT IN CAPE TOWNRob McGaffin - Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Construction Economics & Management, University of Cape Town
THEME: HOW DO WE EXPERIENCE THE BUREAUCRACY?
13h50 - 14h30FUNDINGDr Pierre Voges - Head: Western Cape Strategic Economic Development Infrastructure Company (SEDIC) & Kaashifah Beukes - CEO (Acting), Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone (SBIDZ)
14h30 - 15h10A DEVELOPER'S PERSPECTIVEJohn Chapman - Director, Rabie Property Group
15h10 - 15h50A CONSULTANT'S PERSPECTIVETommy Brümmer - Principal, Tommy Brümmer cc
THEME: ECONOMIC GROWTH
16h20 - 17h00VISIONARY PANEL DISCUSSION: WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD?Panel Chairman: To be confirmed
Friday, 17 May 2019
07h30 - 08h30Refreshments & Registration
08h00 - 08h30ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE WCPDFDeon van Zyl - Chairman, Western Cape Property Development Forum
08h30 - 08h35WELCOMEMC: Bruce Whitfield - Financial Journalist/Public Speaker/Facilitator
08h35 - 08h45OVERVIEW OF DAY 1Rod MacPhail - Treasurer, Western Cape Property Development Forum
08h45 - 10h00ARMCHAIR DISCUSSION: SOUTH AFRICA IN 2030Dr Frans Cronje & Guest (to be confirmed)
10h00 - 10h20Q&ABruce Whitfield - Financial Journalist/Public Speaker/Facilitator
THEME: REGIONAL ECONOMICS
10h50 - 11h50THE CITY OF CAPE TOWN - HOW MUCH DEBT SHOULD IT CARRY?Prof Brian Kantor - Economist/Investment Strategist/Writer
11h50 - 12h50SOCIAL HOUSINGGeorge McCarthy - President & CEO, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
THEME: PROCUREMENT - ACTIVATING THE ECONOMY
13h50 - 14h30REDUCING RED TAPE : EASE OF DOING BUSINESS WITH GOVERNMENTJohn Peters - Chief Director: IEDS, Dept. of Economic Development, Provincial Government of the Western Cape
14h30 - 15h40PANEL DISCUSSION: PROCUREMENTPanel Chairman: Dr Len Mortimer - Senior Extraordinary Lecturer - School of Public Leadership, University of Stellenbosch / CEO, Ultimate Consulting Solutions