The eThekwini-University Academic Committee members have taken the role as the organizing team for the symposium. Representatives from each of the partnering institutions include:
 
The Municipal Institute of Learning (MILE)

Collin Pillay
Sogen Moodley
Janice Lee Moodley
Charmaine Kugesan

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Shirin Motala
Chris Desmond