Neil Armitage Inaugural Lecture

09 October 2018 | Story Supplied. Photo Courtesy of Future Water. Read time 2 min.
Prof Neil Armitage will consider ways to entrench water saving in Cape Town into the future when he delivers the VC’s Inaugural Lecture on 17 October.
Prof Neil Armitage will consider ways to entrench water saving in Cape Town into the future when he delivers the VC’s Inaugural Lecture on 17 October.

Professor Neil Armitage, deputy director and co-founder of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Future Water research institute, will address the question of how to turn Cape Town into a water-sensitive city when he delivers the Vice-Chancellor’s Inaugural Lecture on 17 October.

Armitage, who teaches water engineering in UCT’s Department of Civil Engineering, was responsible for the development of the South African Guidelines on Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) and Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD).

He has authored or co-authored some 100 publications, and received the Water Research Commission of South Africa’s Award for Human Capital Development in the Water and Science Sectors in 2013.

The lecture will take place in Lecture Theatre 2, Kramer Law Building, Middle Campus at 17:30 (doors open at 17:00). For further information, please email cmdevents@uct.ac.za or phone 021 650 4870/4847.

Please confirm your attendance online by Monday, 15 October 2018.


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