Urban Festival 2021 – Session 1

27 October 2021



Session 1: 8:30 am -10:00 am

08:30 am – 08:50 am – Official Opening Address

By Honourable Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Obed Bapela


Interview: Sithole Mbanga, CEO of SA Cities Network and curator Rashiq Fataar, Director Our Future Cities by MC Ayabonga Cawe



08:50 am – 09:00 am Spoken Word Performance: Emmah Mabye



09:00 am – 09:30 am – Lecture: Defining Recovery and Rebuilding

Dr Luyanda Mphalwa, Architect and Urban Designer, DesignSpaceAfrica


Interview: The nuts and bolts of Emergency Governance: The case of Gauteng Province with Mduduzi Mbada Head of Policy Research & Advisory Services Unit, Office of The Premier, Gauteng Province.