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CALL FOR PAPERS - CLOSING DATE 3 AUGUST 2018

The  Institute for Local Government Management is pleased to announce that the  2018 Annual Conference will  take place from 22  - 23 November 2018 in Port Elizabeth.


The Council invites all parties who may be interested in presenting papers or  case studies at the conference to submit an abstract of no more than 200  words to the iLGM Secretariat.


CONFERENCE THEME

"REPOSITIONING LOCAL GOVERNMENT"

 

The following are some of the  areas that will be addressed during the conference:

MUNICIPAL LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT AND COMPLIANCE

How does the municipal legislative environment impact on the Council’s  ability to deliver services? Is the environment over-legislated and what’s the impact thereof?

PROFESSIONALISATION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT

What framework or model can be used to professionalise local government  (LG)? What will be the benefits of professionalisation?

THE CHANGING POLITICAL LANDSCAPE


What is the impact of the changing political landscape in LG on the work  of the MMs and Senior Managers? What should be done to ensure that MMs  and SMs are safe?

CLIMATE CHANGE

How can municipalities be prepared (plan) and respond to disasters  adequately?

SERVICE DELIVERY


How can municipalities avoid public protests? What service delivery models can help municipalities deliver on their  mandates?

 

Presentation  of papers should be no more than 20 minutes long, with 10 minutes reserved for questions and comments from the floor.

 

Practical case studies,  research, innovations, management practices and report backs to the industry,  are all welcome.

Please click here to submit your proposal.

Proposals  for papers to be presented at the iLGM Conference must be submitted to the secretariat at by no later than 3 August 2018.