Urban Festival 2020 – Session 11

29 October 2021



Session 11: 13:00 pm – 15:00 pm

13:00 pm – 13:10 pm –  Presentation of a political cartoon mural that will be installed at a prominent location in downtown Johannesburg



13:10 pm – 13:30 pm – City Sustainability Showcase: eThekwini Municipality

Aller River Pilot Project Community-led cleaning and maintaining of the Aller River and forested area around it with the employment of ‘Eco-Champs’



13:30 pm – 15:00 pm – Have Smart(er) Cities enhanced city response and resilience?

As cities navigate the new world of emergency governance, can smart(er) cities drive decision-making, action and governance supporting the response, recovery and rebuild processes? During this session, the panellists will consider and propose ways forward for smart city and innovation interventions to assist in the response and recovery to crises and emergencies.



Speakers: Richard Gevers & Judy Blackhouse