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2017 Annual SA National Human Settlements Conference

October 5 - October 6

Human Settlement Conference

Mangosuthu University of Technology and the National Department of Human Settlements will be hosting their 2017 annual National Human Settlement Conference.

Date: 5-6 October 2017
Venue: ICC Durban, South Africa
Theme: Human Settlements Development And Technological Innovations

The 2017 Annual Human Settlement Conference is in line with the MUT’s Human Settlement Research Chair’s mandate which focuses (or is predicated) on the development of technology, research, innovation, social and
community development. This theme is timely and seeks to solicit participation from researchers, practitioners and academics among others, to share their ideas, experiences and findings with this community of practice.





• Concepts and Theories in and for Technological Innovations in Human Settlement Development;
• Technological Innovations Adaptations and Use in the Supply, Demand and Maintenance of Human
• Science, Technology and the Cost of Human Settlement;
• The Development, Application and Use of Technological Innovations to Curb Urban Crime;
• Sustainable and innovative housing and basic services;
• Indigenous Knowledge System for sustainable human Settlements;
• Green Village Case Studies through multi-disciplinary approaches;
• Climate change response in neighbourhood development;
• National spatial framework, planning and governance; and
• Sustainable and innovative housing and basic service provision.