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Smart and Resilient Cities

TUESDAY, 15 MAY 2018

Smart and Resilient Buildings
In collaboration with the Green Building Council South Africa

A smarter vision for future African cities

Carel Snyman, Energy and mobility consultant, South Africa

Do green buildings really matter? Hint: far more than you might think

Manfred Braune, Executive Director, Green Building Council, South Africa

Case Study: Hotel Verde – One Hotel; three ‘World leadership’ green building certifications; intent vs actual

Andre Harms, Sustainability Engineer & Founder,  Ecolution, South Africa

Energy autonomous campus programme

Peter Mukoma,  Principal Research Engineer – Energy Demand, CSIR, South Africa


Case studies: Sustainable, smart neighbourhoods – developing neighbourhoods of the future

Wolf Stinnes, Smart Buildings and Digital Cities Solutions Architect, Dimension Data, South Africa
Carel Snyman, Energy and mobility consultant, South Africa
Kevin Schlemmer, Managing Director, CoolCheck, South Africa
Michelle Ludwig, Director, GreenED, South Africa

Advancing the growth of green building & sustainability in Cape Town

Lesley Sibanda, C40 – SEA Technical Officer: Energy Efficiency in New Buildings Sustainable Energy Markets Dept , City of Cape Town, South Africa


Electric Mobility
Moderator: Ashanti Mogosetsi, Low Carbon Transport- South Africa Project, Energy Department, South Africa

Electric Vehicles – moving beyond Tesla

Wynand Goosen, Founder, WattEV2Buy, South Africa

Can Africa Leapfrog to Clean and Sustainable Mobility?

Maletlabo Handel,  National Project Coordinator Low-carbon Transport SA, Energy Department, UNIDO, South Africa

Sectorial report feedback

Khanyiselo Kumalo, Green Cape, South Africa

Smart-grid pilot project for resilient electric vehicle infrastructure

Hiten Parmar, Secretariat – Electric Vehicle Industry Association and Director, uYilo E-Mobility Programme, South Africa

Case studies: How are entrepreneurs offering sustainable transport solutions?

Amiene van der Merwe, Founder and Director, Green Cab, South Africa
Neil du Preez, Founder & CEO, Mellowcabs, South Africa
Andy le May, Founder, EWIZZ Electric Vehicles, South Africa
Hiten Parmar, Director, uYilo E-Mobility Programme, South Africa

Future public transport for urban cities

Andries Louw, Founder and Director, Futran System, South Africa

15:15 – 15:30
Transitioning to a zero-emission transport world through bus electrification

Gail Jennings, Research Consultant, South Africa

15:30 – 15:45
Electric vehicles: A utility’s perspective  

Miles Jacobs, Network Optimisation Engineer, Eskom, South Africa

The impact of EVs on the liquid fuels sector

Anthony Dane, Director, Change Pathways, South Africa

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