CESA To Host Annual Infrastructure Indaba
Held in the first week of March every year, the event aims to foster partnerships between government and the private sector, particularly the engineering sector and capacitate the channels of service delivery through cooperation and the development of common goals. The Indaba will be a platform to engage, network and share best practice required for improved service delivery within the built environment, said the association.
This year’s speaker line-up features engineers, lawyers, economists, government officials and other esteemed leaders in key industries.The list also includes Industry Insight’s David Metelerkamp and LNP Attorneys Director, Ricardo Pillay who will discuss the ‘Drive for Infrastructure Investment’. Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Political Studies at the University of the Western Cape, Dr Steven Kuo will present ‘Political Risk Analysis in the African Context’.
Aurecon’s Elekanyani Ndlovu and Sibu Mvana will be joined by Umgeni Water general manager of operations, Msizi Cele in discussing the topic on ‘Water and Energy Security – Role of Clients and Consulting Engineers’ and The University of Fort Hare’s Professor, Willie Tafadzwa Chinyamurindi will be joined by CESA Aon Awards Young Engineer of the Year, Shamiso Kumbirai to discuss the topic on ‘Transformation Journey Beyond the Scorecard’.
On the second day of the Indaba South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL)’s Dumisani Nkabinde will discuss ‘KwaZulu-Natal Infrastructure Development’, followed by CESA Young Professionals Forum chairperson, Amanda Masondo-Mkhize discussing the ‘Collaboration: Professionalism of the Engineering Sector’ topic, and Bosch Project’s Jeshika Ramchund joining Gibb’s Gideon Pogrund to discuss ‘Ethical Leadership’.
CEO of CESA, Chris Campbell encourages stakeholders from government, the built environment and other key sectors to attend this event. “We hope through our Indaba to try and glean information and also encourage appetite for infrastructure investment locally.”
Organisations and individuals interested in attending the event are encouraged to register on http://cesa.co.za/indaba/.