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2017 National Human Settlements Conference
From Thursday 05 October 2017
To Friday 06 October 2017
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The 2017 Annual Human Settlement Conference is in line with the Mangosuthu University of Technology Human Settlement Research Chair’s mandate which focuses on the development of technology, research, innovation, social and community development. This theme is timely and seeks to solicit participation from researchers, practitioners and academics, among others, to share their ideas, experiences and findings with this community of practice.

Theme

Human settlements development and technological innovations

Sub-themes

  • Concepts and theories in and for technological innovations in human settlement development
  • Technological innovations adaptations and use in the supply, demand and maintenance of human settlements
  • Science, technology and the cost of human settlement
  • The development, application and use of technological innovations to curb urban crime
  • Sustainable and innovative housing and basic services
  • Indigenous knowledge systems for sustainable human settlements
  • Green village case studies through multi-disciplinary approaches
  • Climate change response in neighbourhood development
  • National spatial framework, planning and governance
  • Sustainable and innovative housing and basic service provision

Further information

Click here to download the call for abstracts document.

Location Durban, South Africa

2017 National Human Settlements Conference

Location : Durban, South Africa
Contact :
From Thursday 05 October 2017
To Friday 06 October 2017

The 2017 Annual Human Settlement Conference is in line with the Mangosuthu University of Technology Human Settlement Research Chair’s mandate which focuses on the development of technology, research, innovation, social and community development. This theme is timely and seeks to solicit participation from researchers, practitioners and academics, among others, to share their ideas, experiences and findings with this community of practice.

Theme

Human settlements development and technological innovations

Sub-themes

  • Concepts and theories in and for technological innovations in human settlement development
  • Technological innovations adaptations and use in the supply, demand and maintenance of human settlements
  • Science, technology and the cost of human settlement
  • The development, application and use of technological innovations to curb urban crime
  • Sustainable and innovative housing and basic services
  • Indigenous knowledge systems for sustainable human settlements
  • Green village case studies through multi-disciplinary approaches
  • Climate change response in neighbourhood development
  • National spatial framework, planning and governance
  • Sustainable and innovative housing and basic service provision

Further information

Click here to download the call for abstracts document.

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