"Defining 20 Years of Demarcation"

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.

Overview

230 Delegates

Registered to attend the SALGA Energy summit to date

Exhibitors

Registered to Exhibit at the SALGA Energy summit to date

14 Speakers

Speakers confirmed to address the SALGA Energy summit to date

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20 Years of Demarcation

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.

Speakers and panelist

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ProgramE

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09H00 – 13H00 Registration Area

Acreditation and receipt of Documentation

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12H00 – 13H00 Room to be confirmed

NEC Meeting

National Executive Committee Meeting

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13H00 – 14H00 Room to be confirmed

Lunch and Arrival of Delegates

 

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14H00 – 14H30 Room to be confirmed

SESSION 1 – OPENING SESSION

Programme Director: To be confirmed

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14H00 – 14H30 Room to be confirmed

Official Opening Ceremony

Father Mkhathswa, Multi Denominational Representatives              

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14H30 – 14H45 Room to be confirmed

Premier’s Welcome Address

Hon. David Makhura, Premier of Gauteng  

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14H45 – 15H15 Room to be confirmed

Official Opening and Welcome Remarks

Cllr. Parks Mpho Tau, SALGA and UCLG President                      

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15H15 – 15H35 Room to be confirmed

The Energy Landscape in South Africa

Hon. David Mahlobo, Minister of Energy

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15H35 – 15h45 Room to be confirmed

Introduction of the Keynote Speaker

Hon. Des Van Rooyen, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

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15H45 – 16H30 Room to be confirmed

Keynote Address

(TBC)

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16H30 – 17H30 Room to be confirmed

Official Opening of Exhibition Area

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18H00 – 19H00 Room to be confirmed

Welcome Cocktail Function

 

 

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07H00 – 08H30 Room to be confirmed

Session 2 : Energy transition and megatrends in the energy space and future models

Programme Director: to be confirmed.

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07H00 – 08H30 Room to be confirmed

Live Television Broadcast

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09H00 – 09H30 Room to be confirmed

The Energy Transition and Megatrends in the Energy Space Internationally

International speaker (TBC)

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09H30 – 10H00 Room to be confirmed

Resist or Embrace the Energy Transitions: Implications for South Africa

Hilton Trollip, Energy Research Centre, University of Cape Town

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10H00 – 10H30 Room to be confirmed

Constraints and Opportunities in the current policy framework

Mr Thembani Bukula, Chief Executive Officer, Powerx.

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10H30 – 11H00 Room to be confirmed

The future realities and innovations for a sustainable energy value chain

Ms Nelisiwe Magubane.

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11H00 – 11H30 Room to be confirmed

The future realities and innovations for a sustainable energy value chain

Ms Nelisiwe Magubane

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11H00 – 11H30 Room to be confirmed

Tea (Exhibition Area)

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11H30 – 13H00 Room to be confirmed

Facilitated Panel Discussion: Can the South African energy value chain survive without embracing the energy transition?

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)

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13H00 – 14H00 Room to be confirmed

Lunch Break

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14H30 – 17H00 Room to be confirmed

Session 4: Parallel Thematic Sessions

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.

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18H00 – 21H00 Room to be confirmed

Gala Dinner

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08H30 – 09H00 Room to be confirmed

Session 5 : Towards a sustainable energy transition for South Africa

Programme Director:to be confirmed.

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08H30 – 09H00 Room to be confirmed

Overview of Day 2

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09H00 – 09H30 Room to be confirmed

Overall Feedback from Breakaway Sessions

Dr. Willie De Beer.

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09H30 – 11H30 Room to be confirmed

Panel Discussion: Paving the way forward, how to implement the Energy Transition in South Africa and to design the energy future for local government?

Panelists:, Dr Willie De Beer, Municipal Speaker, Brian Dames (former Eskom CEO), Brian Statham, C40 and ICLEI and Mike Levington

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11H30 – 12H00 Room to be confirmed

Tea Break

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12H00 – 12H15 Room to be confirmed

Adoption of Summit Declaration

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12H15 – 12H45 Room to be confirmed

Closing Address

To be confirmed.

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12H45 – 13H00 Room to be confirmed

Vote of Thanks and Closure

SALGA NEC.

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13H00 – 14H00 Room to be confirmed

Lunch

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14H00 Room to be confirmed

Closure of Summit

Documents and Presentations

 

1 MDB twenty year celebration    
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

 

Do you have Questions?

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

Venue

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.

Location

14 View Point Rd, Bardene, Boksburg, 1456

GPS Coordinates: 26.1755° S, 28.2505° E

 

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Contact Us

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