CIfA Newsflash 08/2021 | Notice of Annual General Meeting

Dear Members

Please take note that the 122nd Annual General Meeting of the Cape Institute for Architecture will take place on Wednesday 9 June 2021 at 17h30. Our first virtual members meeting, the AGM will be conducted online through the Zoom platform.

How do I participate?

To attend the virtual AGM, take these two steps:

Step 1 – Register

Only members may vote at the AGM. Registering your intention to attend the meeting will allow us to count your votes, where necessary, throughout the meeting. Please register early to help us know how many attendees to expect. It only takes a few moments. Click on this link to register:

After you register, we will send you a link to click to join the meeting.

Step 2 – Join the Meeting

Between 17h15 and 17h30 on 9 June 2021, click the “join the meeting” link we send you when you register. A moderator will welcome you and start the meeting at 17h30 sharp.

What is on the Agenda for this Meeting?

You will find the DRAFT Agenda at the end of this notice.

Please note that any member who wishes to place an item on the agenda or present a motion for tabling at the meeting, should please advise the Executive Officer in writing by no later than Friday 28 May 2021. Motion Submission Form is attached below;

Motion Submission Form 2020

New Management Committee

A Call for Nominations went out to members on 15 April 2021. We are pleased to confirm that five nominations were received.

What if I have problems either Registering or Logging into the meeting?

Virtual meetings are new for many of us, and problems getting and staying connected are expected. A technical person will be on hand before and throughout the meeting to answer your questions and help you solve any problems that crop up.

Draft Agenda

  1. Notice of the Virtual Meeting
  2. Welcome to Members and Guests
  3. Quorum
  4. Attendance and Apologies
  5. Obituaries
  6. CIfA President’s Full-Term Report
  7. Announcement of New CIfA Management Committee
  8. Finance Report (Financial Statement for the year ended 30 June 2020)
  9. Launch of new CIfA Website
  10. Launch of CIfA E-Book incorporating the following reports:
  • Architectural Designers’
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Council Engagement
  • Disciplinary
  • Finance
  • Helderberg Chapter
  • Heritage
  • Heritage Review
  • President
  • Transformation
  • UCT – School of Architecture Planning & Geomatics
  1. Any other Business
  2. Thanks and Closure of AGM 2020

We look forward to seeing you online at the Annual General Meeting on 9 June 2021.