Future Cities: Managing Africa’s Urban Transformation

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Join us in Lagos on May 30th – 31st for a major summit on the future of cities in Africa.

The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners is partnering with economist to organize the Economist Conferences (part of The Economist Group) regarding an upcoming Future. All the necessary arrangements have been concluded , members are now invited to register online for the conference.

 EXCERPT:

Urbanization is happening faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world, and cities are driving the continent’s economic growth. Future Cities, part of a global series of summits, features the people managing, designing, planning and financing the world’s most innovative cities. Our event will gather leading authorities in urban planning, construction, transport, energy, architecture and sustainability, during two days of discussion and debate led by senior editors from The Economist Group.

Join us to:

  1. Hear from those leading, designing, building and managing Africa’s most successful cities, including the leaders of Lagos State, Addis Ababa, Johannesburg, Dar Es Salaam, Harare and Cape Town.
  2. Be inspired by new perspectives, solutions and innovative approaches towards urban planning, energy, architecture and sustainability.
  3. Network with over 150 leaders from government, industry, technology and NGOs.

The conference ‘Future Cities’ is a major pan-African conference, taking place in Lagos on May 30th-31st, exploring innovative new approaches to planning, designing, managing and financing sustainable living environments. The event will feature leading authorities in urban planning, construction, transport, energy, architecture and sustainability, during two days of discussion and debate led by editors from The Economist Group.

Don’t miss this opportunity to have your say at this global gathering of the most enlightened thinkers on the urban environment.

Download the brochure here

The brochure includes an NITP order form with a code and a 15% discount is available on the site. Members can also register online at www.economistconferences.com/africacities  quoting code NITP/DC to obtain the discount.

The conference has arranged for  numbers of reputable  speakers confirmed including: Babatunde Fashola, Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mohamed Alabbar, Chairman, Emaar Properties and Mayors also confirmed from Harare, Johannesburg, Durban, Addis Ababa and Cape Town.

Numbers of audiences are expected including senior executives policymakers, mayors, architects, and also representatives from the energy/utilities, construction, real estate, transport sectors etc will be in attendance. Many thanks for your prompt response and attendance.

Download the brochure here

More information on our NITP Website

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