Municipal Institute Of Learning

Important Dates:

Open Registration and Call for Abstracts: 1 July 2014

Submission deadline for Call for Abstracts: 26 September 2014

Acceptance or Rejection Notification: 03 October 2014

Close of Registration: 30 September 2014

Submission Deadline for Final Presentations: 31 October 2014

Conference Date: 27 – 28 November 2014


The eThekwini-University Research Committee welcomes you to its 3rd Research Symposium.
The Municipal Institute of Learning (MILE) and its 2014 co-host, Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) extends an invitation to you to join us at the 3rd annual eThekwini-University Research Symposium, EURS 2014. This event aims to provide a common platform for city practitioners and its academic partners to network and identify opportunities for strategic and collaborative research outputs that advance municipal service delivery under the broad theme “Innovative Cities”
The 2 day program will feature a selection of presentations, posters, exhibits and demonstrations which show evidence of creativity and innovation in response to local government challenges in water & sanitation; energy; public health, IT, human settlements and social infrastructure.

Expected Outcomes of the Symposium

  • To provide networking opportunities and to further strengthen collaboration between academia and municipal practitioners.
  • To profile research outputs relevant to eThekwini Municipality.
  • To harness innovations, creativity and best practices to improve the quality of life of residents in Durban.


Please email your abstract to: Ms Nokuphiwa Ngwenya
For technical enquiries please contact Collin Pillay
Tel: 031 322 4513
Please note that this is a closed event. Admission is strictly by invite only.







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