Events and Courses

RECENT, CURRENT AND FUTURES EVENTS AND COURSES

State of Social Movements and NPOs

Event: Workshop on the NPO Sector

Contribution: panelist                                      

Organiser: Department of Economics, Stellenbosch University

Location: STIAS, Stellenbosch

Date: 9 February 2017

Link to talk

 

 

Financing Sustainable Urban Infrastructures

Event: Bankability Paradox

Contribution: panelist                                      

Organiser: Urban Futures Studio, Utrecht University

Location: Utrecht

Date: 23 November 2016

Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization

Event: Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization Workshop

Contribution: presenting the first draft of the Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization report                                      

Organiser: Urban Institute, Sheffield University

Location: Sheffield

Date: 21-22 November 2016

Meeting of the International Resource Panel

Event: 19th Meeting of the International Resource Panel

Contribution: presenting the first draft of the Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization report                                      

Organiser: UNEP

Location: Paris

Date: 14-20 November 2016

City Infrastructures and Innovation in African Cities

Event: Senior Expert Dialogue on African Cities as Innovation Hubs for Africa’s Transformation

Contribution: panel discussion                                            

Organiser: Department of Science and Technology and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Location: Pretoria

Date: 3 November 2016

Global transformation, reinventing learning and the role of the university in the 21st century

Event: 14th Annual Library Symposium

Contribution: Keynote at closing plenary                                            

Organiser: Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service

Location: Stellenbosch

Date: 4 November 2016

Workshop to prepare documentation for Habitat III in Quito.

Event: Metropolitan Age

Contribution: workshop contributions and commentary on draft documentation on metropolitan age                                            

Organiser: United Cities and Local Governments

Location: Barcelona

Date: 4-5 July 2016

Resource Efficient Urbanism: Infrastructures and Strategic Intensification

Event: Urban Age – Shaping Cities, 14-15 July 2016

Contribution: Plenary presentation                                                                                                                               

Organiser: LSE Cities – London School of Economics

Location: Venice

Date: 14 July 2016

Anticipating the Governance Implications of Global and Urban Transitions: A
Long-Wave Perspective”

Event: Industrial Ecology Gordon Research Conference: Opportunities for the Critical Decade – Decoupling Well-Being from Environmental Pressures and Impacts

Contribution: keynote address to first plenary                                                                                                                               

Organiser: Gordon Research Conferences, CSIRO, ETH Zurich, World Resources Forum and United Nations University

Location: Stowe, Vermont, USA

Date: 19 June 2016

Transdisciplinary Research for Transformation in an African Context

Event: seminar series

Contribution: public lecture                                                                                                                                                         

Organiser: Centre for Agroecology Water and Resilience

Location: Coventry, UK

Date: 30 June 2016

Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization

Event: public lecture convened by Urban Institute, Sheffield University

Contribution: presentation of the public lecture                                                                                                                                  

Organiser: Urban Institute

Location: Sheffield

Date: 17 May 2016

Decoupling Resource Use and Wellbeing: A key element of a New Economic Theory

Event: Post-2008 Global Dynamics and Structural Changes: Economic, Political and Eco-Societal Transitions

Contribution: plenary presentation                                                                                                                                                   

Organiser: World Academy of Art and Science and University of Lisbon

Location: Lisbon

Date: 13-14 May 2016

1 Climate Club launch

Event: attended a mass rally on refugees and climate change hosted by the Evangelical Church of Westphalia, and where the 1 Climate Club was publicly launched

Organiser: Evangelical Church of Westphalia

Location: Halle, Germany

Date: 7-8 May 2016

1 Climate Club 

Event: Workshop involving German ethical banks and researchers from the Wuppertal Institute (Germany), Teri (India) and Sustainability Institute (South Africa) to discuss the establishment of an ethical fund to attract savings that can be reinvested in renewable energy projects around the world.

Organiser: Evangelical Church of Westphalia

Location: Bieleveld, Germany

Date: 4-6 May 2016

Planetary Urbanism

Event: ‘Next Talk’: keynote address at International Architecture Biennial Rotterdam (IABR)

Organiser: #IABR

Location: Rotterdam

Date: 29 April 2016

International Architecture Biennial Rotterdam  (IABR)

Event: Panel discussions on green cities and informality during the opening weekend of the IABR

Organiser: IABR

Location: Rotterdam

Date: 23 April 2016

Infrastructure Space

Event: participant in the LafargeHolcim Round Table on Infrastructure Space

Organiser: LafargeHolcim Foundation

Location: Detroit

Date: 7-9 April 2016

Exploring institutional hybridity and urban learning in the governance of sustainability transitions in Stellenbosch

Event: co-author with Megan Davies of a paper presented at 15th International Winelands Conference – Theme: Governance of Transitions in a Complex World

Organiser: School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University

Location: Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies (STIAS)

Date: 30 March – 1 April 2016

Green Growth and Cities in Africa

Event: paper presented at 15th International Winelands Conference – Theme: Governance of Transitions in a Complex World

Organiser: School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University

Location: Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies (STIAS)

Date: 30 March – 1 April 2016

Global Transition, urban change and the emergence of new modes of governance

Event: paper presented at 15th International Winelands Conference – Theme: Governance of Transitions in a Complex World

Organiser: School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University

Location: Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies (STIAS)

Date: 30 March – 1 April 2016

Sustainable Development Goals in World in Transition

Event: keynote address, 15th International Winelands Conference – Theme: Governance of Transitions in a Complex World

Organiser: School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University

Location: Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies (STIAS)

Date: 30 March – 1 April 2016

Transdisciplinary Research in Africa: Chair and presenter at a plenary session including Dr. Musango, John Van Breda and Prof Chilisa.

Event: International Sustainability Science Conference

Organiser: University of Tokyo

Location: Sustainability Institute

Date: 3 March 2016

Rethinking Innovation in an African Context

Event: STIAS Roundtable on Innovation for Prosperity

Organiser: Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies

Location: STIAS

Date: 21-23 February 2016

Sustainable Development: lectures on approaches to sustainable development, global transitions, history of economic theory and practice, ecocultural assemblages, urban transition

Event: Sustainable Development module in the Masters Programme in Sustainable Development

Organiser: School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University

Location: Sustainability Institute

Date: 1-12 February 2016

Contributions to an Expert Group meeting

Event: Expert Group Meeting on the Africa Regional position for Habitat III

Organiser: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Location: Addis Ababa

Date: 21-22 January 2016

Doing Transdisciplinary Research in Africa

Event: ACCAI Course on Food Security in Africa

Organiser: Sustainability Institute

Location: Stellenbosch

Date: 26 November 2015

We-Africa Action Research Network for a Wellbeing Economy in Africa

Event: first meeting of this network

Organiser: Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation, University of Pretoria

Location: Pretoria

Date: 23-24 November 2015

Transdisciplinary Learning for Transformative Education

Event: A lecture that forms part of a 5 day course on Education for Transformation

Organiser: Sustainability Institute

Location: Stellenbosch

Date: 28 October 2015

Introduction to Sustainable Development, and Sustainable Cities

Event: Lectures presented for course on sustainability for Brazilian participants entitled Cities in Transition – Sustainability and the Global South

Organiser: Sustainability Institute

Location: Stellenbosch

Date: 19-20 October, 2015

For more: programme document ISAE FGV Oct 2016

Real wealth of nations: extraction, real growth and sustainability

Event: Presentation to the Resource Governance Workshop

Organiser: International Resource Panel

Location: Davos, Switzerland

Date: 15-16 October, 2015 More….

Participation in the 17th Meeting of the International Resource Panel

Event: 17th Meeting of the International Resource Pane and meeting of the Cities Working Group (that I chair)

Organiser: International Resource Panel

Location: Davos, Switzerland

Date: 9-16 October, 2015 More….

Plenary presentation: Sustainable Development and Renewable Energy in South Africa

Event: Conference of the Southern African Development Community’s Development Finance Institutions on Sustainable Development

Organiser: Development Bank of Southern Africa

Location:  Midrand, Gauteng.

Date: 1 October 2015 For talk and ppt

South Africa’s position at COP 21 Conference in Paris 2015: expert evidence

Event: Parliamentary Public Hearings

Organiser: Portfolio Committee on the Environment

Location:  Parliament, Cape Town

Date: Tuesday 22 September 2015

Sustainable Urbanization: co-facilitator of the workshop

Event: Workshop

Organiser: International Social Science Council

Location:  Durban

Date: Wednesday 9 – 13 September 2015 More Information

Greek Crisis: respondent to Zoltan Podasta

Event: Webinar

Organiser: World Academy of Art and Science

Location:  Go To Webinar

Date: Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Time: 17h00-19h00