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Industry address by WCPDF Chairperson, Deon van Zyl

Presentation: Overdue changes on the public infrastructure procurement regulatory framework in South Africa
Gundo Maswime – Lecturer: Department of Civil Engineering, University of Cape Town

Presentation: Infrastructure procurement reforms needed to accelerate and deepen meaningful transformation in the built environment
Clint Koopman – Past President, SABTACO

Presentation: Infrastructure procurement reforms needed to realise the vision of a capable developmental state
Dr Miriam Altman – Director, Altman Advisory

Presentation: Contributing to sustainable development and social cohesion through infrastructure procurement
Newton Baloyi – Vice President, Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS)

Presentation: Micro-development in Cape Town – setting the scene (a brief history)
Rob McGaffin – Researcher, Urban Real Estate Research Unit (URERU)

Presentation: How municipalities can incentivise micro-developers
Chuma Giyose – Project Coordinator, Development Action Group (DAG)

Presentation: The path of a micro-development – from concept to delivery
Lisolethu Ntoyakhe – Chairperson, Township Developers Forum of Western Cape (TDFoWC) 

Presentation: Drakenstein Municipality
Jacqui Samson – Executive Director: Planning and Development

Presentation: George Municipality
Executive Mayor Alderman Leon van Wyk

Presentation: Overstrand Municipality
Executive Mayor Alderman Annelie Rabie

Presentation: Saldanha Bay Municipality
Executive Mayor Councillor André Truter

Keynote address: The Great Property Staggering – how commercial, residential, retail and industrial property have survived the pandemic
Dion Chang – CEO, Founder & Futurist, Flux Trends

Presentation: Towards creating a forum for inclusion and participation: Bringing life to the “Town Talks” concept
Prof Nick Binedell – Professor and Consultant, The University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)

Presentation: Enabling Planners to plan the parameters for bulk infrastructure
Alderman Eddie Andrews – Executive Deputy Mayor and Mayoral Committee Member for Spatial Planning and Environment, City of Cape Town

Presentation: The Engineer’s role in planning bulk infrastructure
Gerhard Vivier – Manager Engineering Services Unit, City of Cape Town

Presentation: The importance of partnerships between Chief Engineers and Chief Financial Officers when planning for infrastructure
Marius Wüst – Executive Director, Engineering Services, Drakenstein Municipality

Presentation: The Private Sector – how its role in infrastructure planning can be optimised
Paul Faria – Chairperson, CESA Western Cape