Save the Date: Social Infrastructure — Connecting People & Places for Thriving Communities – 02 November 2023

Save the Date: Social Infrastructure — Connecting People & Places for Thriving Communities

Join us on Thursday, 02 November 2023 for a live dialogue with urbanists from the U.S., Denmark and South Africa as they reflect on findings from a learning journey through Cape Town. The interactive session will explore the role of social infrastructure in connecting people and places to shape thriving communities. The effort is part of an ongoing global research project led by GehlReimagining the Civic Commons, and LISC, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Panelists will include: 
Kathryn Ewing / Senior Lecturer in Urban Design, APG, UCT
Louise Kielgast / Director, Gehl Copenhagen
Eamon O’Connor / Associate, Gehl New York City
Alysia Osborne / Director, Assistant Director & Project Manager for CLT Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan, Charlotte, NC
LeVar Michael / Senior Program Officer, LISC Safety & Justice Initiative
Michael Krause / CEO, Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading NPC, Cape Town, SA
Xolile Ndzoyi / iThemba Walkway Project Coordinator, Gugulethu, Cape Town, SA
Time / 6pm-7:30pm
Location / The Pink Room, 2nd Level, Centlivres Building, University Avenue, University of Cape Town