All is now set for the 1st leg of the 15th edition of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) and Town Planners Registration Council (TOPREC) jointly organized annual Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme in Calabar, Cross River State from 24 to 25th ,April,2013. The theme of this year’s Conference is * Disaster Risk Management in Nigerian Rural and Urban Settlements* .
This year’s professional development program is designed to enhance participants’ knowledge of basic issues in disaster risk management and the responsibilities of all stakeholders through lectures, case studies, discussions and interactive sessions. Challenges and global best practices in mitigation and adaptation procedures to combat the impacts of disasters will be presented by seasoned experts.
The other centers are Lagos and Lafia (Nasarawa state) in the months of May and June 2013 respectively.