Urban metabolism in policy and practice

A global discussion

Most of the presentations are made available to download. Unless otherwise noted, the presentations are copyrighted by the speakers. For re-use, please contact the authors directly.

08:00 - 08:30 Arrival & Registration

08:30 - 8.45 Lauren Basson GreenCape Opening

8.45-9.00 Aristide Athanassiadis Université Libre de Bruxelles / Metabolism of Cities The 2019 Urban Metabolism in Policy and Practice Seminar Series Download presentation (License: Creative Commons License CC BY 4.0)

9:00-9:30 Paul Hoekman Metabolism of Cities An Introduction to Urban Metabolism Download presentation (License: Creative Commons License CC BY 4.0)

9.30-12.00 MORNING BLOCK - CAPE TOWN CASE STUDIES: Intervening in the urban metabolism, for sustainability, at scale This section is led by: Harro von Blottnitz University of Cape Town
Michael Toll City of Cape Town Biosolids Beneficiation Projects

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Stephen Davis C40 / City of Cape Town Cape Town’s Pathway to Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions Download presentation

Followed by: Q&A and Discussion

12:00 -13:00 Lunch & Posters

13:00 - 14:00 Paul Hoekman Metabolism of Cities MultipliCity: an Urban Metabolism City Dashboard Download presentation (License: Creative Commons License CC BY 4.0)
Browse Cape Town's MultipliCity dashboard


Christina Culwick Gauteng City Region Observatory Data and Complexities of Resource Flow Analysis in the Gauteng City-Region Download presentation

14:00 - 14:30 Paul Currie ICLEI Africa Exploring Different Metabolisms Across One City
Jack Radmore GreenCape Implementing Alternative and Appropriate Infrastructure Options Download presentation

14:30-14:45 BIO BREAK

14:45 - 15:30 Urban Metabolism World Cafe

15:30 - 16:00 Aristide Athanassiadis Université Libre de Bruxelles / Metabolism of Cities Urban Metabolism in Policy and Practice: Looking Forward

16.30-18.30 Nicholas Fordyce GreenCape Bird watching tour (optional)

Organisers - Cape Town

If you have any questions, please contact us at seminarseries@metabolismofcities.org

This seminar series is supported by a Seminar Series Award from the Urban Studies Foundation.