Upcoming Events

CAP Webinar Series.

Dear friend, you are invited to join us for the CAP Webinar Series.

Date: Thursday, September 3, 2015 from 4 to 5 PM GMT, 10-11 AM Belize, 12-1 PM Toronto, 7-8 PM Nairobi


The International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) and the Dutch Local Organizing Committee (LOC) welcome you at the 51st ISOCARP Congress. The theme is “Cities save the World. Let’s reinvent Planning”. It will be an outstanding opportunity for planners, architects, policy makers, urban managers and other interested persons to learn, to share knowledge and to discuss some of the most recent planning, research and decision making issues.

Mpumalanga SAPI AGM

The Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act (SPLUMA) is to be implemented on 1 July 2015. As this time draws near, there is still uncertainty regarding the content of this law, its implementation, and the implications for spatial planning and land use management in towns and cities in South Africa. It is hoped that this will provide further insight into the understanding of SPLUMA.

WTPD Online Conference (4-6 November 2015) - Call for Abstract

Professional planners and allied professionals around the world will mark World Town
Planning Day 2015 with an international online conference on:
Housing Regeneration: Strengthening Communities
The role of citizen-led interventions related to community empowerment and delivering of
affordable housing in the regeneration of existent urban contexts: small scale, tactical
community – led and bottom up demand oriented development as catalysts of change
In a context where urbanisation and economic inequity economic disparities are increasing


Why Join SAPI

“SAPI is your organisation and enables you to:

  • Promote yourself as a member of a leading planning body and utilise the MSAPI (Member of SAPI) badge;
  • Be part of a knowledge sharing network by receiving key information via website and e-mail updates;
  • Receive a discount equivalent to your annual SAPI membership fees for the premier planning event in the South African calendar (Planning Africa conferences);

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Purpose & Aim

The purpose and aim of the South African Planning Institute (SAPI) is to enhance the art and science of sustainable local, regional and national human and physical development planning, and the theory and practise relating thereto:


  • to promote the profession of planning in South Africa;
  • to promote a high level of professionalism and ethical conduct in the broad interests


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