CULTURE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

DURING AND BEYOND COVID-19 CRISIS

People Centered Development

Let’s engage on culture-led people-centred, age and gender-responsive and integrated approaches to rural-urban development

A Robust 3 Day Symposium

In the two day symposium professionals, experts and practitioners will tackle issues pertinent to culture-led Rural-Urban development.

Open Q & A sessions

The power-packed plenaries will be augmented by Open Q & A sessions that give our attendees a voice in the dialogue.

Info-packed Symposium Plenary Sessions

And what will be waiting for you there

The symposium plenary sessions will include high-level panel discussions on the topics and sub topics of rural-urban revitalization through culture and other related topics.

Robust Knowledge Exchange and Networking

And what will be waiting for you there

A platform for networking among, policy makers, academics, civil society, traditional leadership and renowned experts.

Actionable outcomes

And what will be waiting for you there

The goal of the symposium is to emerge with an informative resource on culture, planning and rural-urban sustainable development.

An explosive assortment of subject matter experts and practitioners

Putting our best foot forward

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Mr Mthobeli Kolisa

SALGA

Welcome

10:00 AM - 10:05 AM


About Mr Mthobeli

Mthobeli Kolisa serves at SALGA's Executive Management Team as the Chief Officer of the Infrastructure Delivery, Spatial Transformation & Sustainability organ of SALGA.

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Prof Mzo Sirayi

TUT-UNESCO

Setting the Scene

10:10 AM - 10:15 AM


About Prof Mzo

Mziwoxolo Sirayi, PhD, is a professor of drama, cultural policy and cultural planning at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) in Pretoria, South Africa. He is also the UNESCO Chair focusing on Cultural Policy & Sustainable Development.

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Prof Fana Sihlongonyani

(WITS)

Decoloniality and Spatial Planning: A Case for Cultural Planning

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM


About Prof Fana

Prof Mfaniseni (Fana) Sihlongonyane is a Professor in the Planning Programme, School of Architecture & Planning and a Hall Coordinator at Earnest Oppen-heimer Hall and WITS. His research interests spread over a wide range of theoretical, applied and policy arenas in the global as well as African realms of development.

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Prof Barwa Kanyane

HRSC

Digital Revolution, Culture and Rural Village Model

11:55 AM - 12:20 PM


About Prof Barwa

Professor Modimowabarwa KANYANE is a Research Director at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC). He has established himself over years as a renowned researcher in the area of ethics and accountability, public service delivery, developmental local government and intergovernmental relations within the broader field of Public Administration and Management.

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Ms Telly Chauke

SALGA

Culture, Climate Change and Education

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM


About Ms Telly

Ms Telly Chauke is a Specialist on Environmental Management and Climate Change at the South African Local Government Association (SALGA). She is responsible for facilitating support to municipalities on policy and practice related to environmental management and climate change.Ms Chauke represents South African municipalities in national intergovernmental structures and forums; provides policy and technical advice to member municipalities, and leads SALGA’s the Climate Finance Support programme.

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Ms Sinaye Jonas

Makana Local Municipality

Case Study: Municipality Eastern Cape

01:10 PM - 01:40 PM


About Ms Sinaye

Ms Sinaye Jonas serves in Town Planning and Management organ of Makana Local Municipality. Her work spans the preparation and approval process of Spatial Development Framework(SDF), Land Use Management, Land use applications related to the rezoning and subdivision of land Town establishment as well as Approval of various land applications.

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Mr Mthobeli Kolisa

SALGA

Welcome

10:00 AM - 10:05 AM


About Mr Mthobeli

Mthobeli Kolisa serves at SALGA's Executive Management Team as the Chief Officer of the Infrastructure Delivery, Spatial Transformation & Sustainability organ of SALGA.

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Prof Mzo Sirayi

TUT-UNESCO

Setting the Scene

10:10 AM - 10:15 AM


About Prof Mzo

Mziwoxolo Sirayi, PhD, is a professor of drama, cultural policy and cultural planning at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) in Pretoria, South Africa. He is also the UNESCO Chair focusing on Cultural Policy & Sustainable Development.

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Mr Zayd Minty

WITS

Cultural Policies for Sustainable Inclusive Cities

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM


About Mr Zayd

Zayd Minty has been involved in culture and development professionally since 1993, as a cultural manager, curator and commentator, working in a range of organisations and projects. He has focused, more especially, on contemporary arts, festivals, post-apartheid museums, public art, and creative city strategies, primarily in Cape Town, South Africa. As manager of the City of Cape Town’s Arts and Culture Department, he penned the only existing cultural policy for an African municipality. He currently writes for a blog on urban cultural policy in the global South – Creative City South.

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Mr Seana Nkhahle

SALGA

Small Town Regeneration: Towards Culture-Led Regeneration Approach

11:55 AM - 12:20 PM


About Mr Seana

Executive Director at South African Local Government Association.

Ms Neo Molefe

SALGA

Culture and Spatial Planning Approach During and Beyond COVID-19 Crisis

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM


About Ms Neo

Neo Molefe

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Mr Mthobeli Kolisa

SALGA

Welcome

10:00 AM - 10:05 AM


About Mr Mthobeli

Mthobeli Kolisa serves at SALGA's Executive Management Team as the Chief Officer of the Infrastructure Delivery, Spatial Transformation & Sustainability organ of SALGA.

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Prof Mzo Sirayi

TUT-UNESCO

Setting the Scene

10:10 AM - 10:15 AM


About Prof Mzo

Mziwoxolo Sirayi, PhD, is a professor of drama, cultural policy and cultural planning at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) in Pretoria, South Africa. He is also the UNESCO Chair focusing on Cultural Policy & Sustainable Development.

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Mr Zanoxolo Futwa

SALGA

Integrated Policies to Strengthen Rural-Urban Linkages towards Sustainable Rural Revitalization

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM


About Mr Zanoxolo

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Ms Margret Molefe & Mr Gugulethu Nyoni

TUT

The Digital Revolution and Sustainable Spatial Planning Beyond Covid-19

11:55 AM - 12:20 PM


About Ms Margret Molefe

Ms Margret Makgethoa Molefe is a Public Management, Governance Local Economic Development scholar. Mr Gugulethu Nyoni is a post graduate Developmental Economics researcher and academic.

Mr Mxolisi Mchunu

SALGA

Arts, Culture and Local Economic Development

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM


About Mr Mxolisi

Mxolisi Mchunu and a Local Development expert who specializes in Urban Strategic Planning in the Local Economic Development context.

Practical principles and actionable insights.

Exploring sustainable developmental concepts and strategies.

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Organisers

Dorah Kiki: dkiki@salga.org.za OR and Gugu Nyoni: info@webrave.co.za

+27 729 74 8371.