The 2013 International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops and Exhibitions are basically to provide capacity development for members.
The programmes will expose them to International best practices in the various aspects of Urban and Regional Planning.
They are also forums where professionals benefit from new trends and focus in the development processes. These meetings create awareness on global trends in climate change and its various impacts as well as their mitigations and adaptation processes. They are exposed to how best issues like green gas emission are being contained in advanced countries.
In addition, the global competitiveness of cities with focus on foreign investments attractiveness, economic growth, and infrastructure and slum reduction are topical which participants can benefit from immensely. Also issues of the sustainability of the environment are well dealt with, with emphasis on green design, greening building and the general energy reduction are essential training Planners must benefit from to be relevant in the global village.