The Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) is an independent organisation which is mandated to determine and re-determine municipal boundaries, de-limit ward boundaries in local and metro municipalities. The MDB also conducts municipal capacity assessments to determine whether municipalities have the capacity to fulfil their powers and functions. Established in 1999 the MDB celebrates twenty years in existence , it’s against this backdrop that it will convene a conference to reflect on the past twenty years to reflect on the lessons learnt by the organisation as well as to engage stakeholders on the opportunities that lie ahead for the organisation.
Registered to attend the SALGA Energy summit to date
Registered to Exhibit at the SALGA Energy summit to date
Speakers confirmed to address the SALGA Energy summit to date
EThe Municipal Demarcation Board is an independent authority responsible for the determination of municipal boundaries. The Board's status as an independent authority is also protected by section 3 of The Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act, 1998, and various judgments by the Constitutional Court.
Please note that the list below has not yet been finelised
Please note that programme below has not yet been finilised
National Executive Committee Meeting
Programme Director: To be confirmed
Father Mkhathswa, Multi Denominational Representatives
Hon. David Makhura, Premier of Gauteng
Cllr. Parks Mpho Tau, SALGA and UCLG President
Hon. David Mahlobo, Minister of Energy
Hon. Des Van Rooyen, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
Programme Director: to be confirmed.
International speaker (TBC)
Hilton Trollip, Energy Research Centre, University of Cape Town
Mr Thembani Bukula, Chief Executive Officer, Powerx.
Ms Nelisiwe Magubane.
Ms Nelisiwe Magubane
Facilitator: Barry MacColl (Electric Power Research Institute), International speaker 2 (TBC - Developing Country), Mr Silas Mzingeli Zimu Municipal Speaker, Ms Nelisiwe Magubane Hilton Trollip (Energy Research Centre), Mr Thembani Bukula (CEO Powerx)
Panellists: Hilton Trollip, LG representative and International Speaker. Neli Magubane, Clinton Carter-Brown, LG representative. Mr Thembani Bukula, LG representative, +1 Brian Statham, LG representative, Barry McColl.
Programme Director:to be confirmed.
Dr. Willie De Beer.
Panelists:, Dr Willie De Beer, Municipal Speaker, Brian Dames (former Eskom CEO), Brian Statham, C40 and ICLEI and Mike Levington
To be confirmed.
The Energy Summit is envisioned to be a strategic conversation that integrates the various perspectives of the energy system, resulting in a common understanding of the big picture and the key factors that have a significant impact on the energy sector in Local Government, with the final objective of initiating policy shifts in the energy sector.
To examine the current energy landscape and to define the role of Local Government in the prospective future of energy.
• To understand how the transition manifests economically, legally, financially and institutionally for Local Government
• To pursue consensus on the political leadership in the energy sector to agree that change is necessary
• To examine the possible scenarios for South African Energy sector and to define an ideal Future Utility for Local Government
• To develop and define a framework on the country compact for the energy sector
Birchwood accommodation rooms are suitable for your larger conference groups, requiring a multiple-day stay. All 334 Birchwood rooms are conveniently located in close proximity to the larger conference venuesensuring you don’t miss any detail of your meeting or event.
Each room is equipped with a host of both functional amenities and entertainment options including a flat screen television, selected satellite channels (video and audio), reading material, shampoo, body lotion and more.
14 View Point Rd, Bardene, Boksburg, 1456
GPS Coordinates: 26.1755° S, 28.2505° E
|Team Member||Province||Contact Numbers|
|Nomvuselelo Nombila||Eastern Cape||043 727 1150|
|Mathanapa Motlogeloa||Free State||051 447 1960|
|Enid Molebatsi||Gauteng||011 276 1150|
|Lungile Mbatha||Kwazulu Natal||031 817 0000|
|Maggie Maboya||Limpopo||015 291 1400|
|Fikile Sihlangu||Mpumalanga||013 752 1200|
|Northern Cape||Cecilia Louw||053 836 7900|
|North West||Natasha Badenhorst||018 462 5290|
|Jabulile Ngubane||021 449 9811|
For mor information please email us at: 20years@.demarcation.org.za