The ACC hosted a conference in conjunction with the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality between 6 and 8 November 2013. The conference brought together policy makers from the EMM and the neighbouring Joburg and Tshwane Metros with leading local academics, practitioners as well as some international practitioners from Latin America and Asia to share perspectives on how to address issues around Transformative neighbourhood design; Land-use; Social housing Institutional design; Ecological slum upgrading; livelihoods and Institutional design for transformative urban regeneration.

Some material from the conference, including a short series of documentaries will be available soon