Servicing Key Infrastructure Projects and Building the Western Cape Together

When: 12 September at 9:30 – 12:00

Where: Expo floor at Cape Construction Expo



Welcome address 


Opening Address

Alderman James Vos, Mayoral Committee Member, City of Cape Town*


Keynote Address

MEC Tertius Simmers, Minister, Department of Human Settlements, Western Cape Government


Inner city transformation 

  • Overview of infrastructure and transit oriented development and investment taking place in Cape Town
  • Update on developmental milestones for the city and progress made towards current development goals
  • Linkages between inner city transformation and  outer city renewal ecosystem that is sustainable and inclusive 


Questions and answers


Spotlight on provincial investment and development

  • Market trends and investment opportunities to watch out for in the Western Cape construction sector in 2019/20
  • Major business opportunities and initiatives for construction, infrastructure development, spatial transformation and inner city refurbishment in the Western Cape


Questions and answers


Building the Western Cape together

  • Public and private sector collaboration to unlock construction bottlenecks
  • Overcoming industry challenges to smoothly move projects from pre-construction to post-construction phases
  • Providing support for construction industry participants and building confidence in the industry


Questions and answers


Closing remarks from panellists

  • Where do we go from here to build the Western Cape of tomorrow?


  • Dhanashwar Basdew, Architectural Activist and Transformation Visionary, South African Institute of Building Design
  • Derick Henstra, Executive Chairman, dhk Architects
  • Jeremy Wiley, Past President, Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Jacqueline Samson, Chief Director: Planning, Department of Human Settlements, Western Cape Government
  • Phila Mayisela, Chief Director: Implementation, Department of Human Settlements, Western Cape Government
  • Mark Fugard, Managing Director – Western Cape, Concor*
  • Representative, City of Cape Town*

* = Invited speakers – Programme is subject to change