OPENING PLENARY 1: 09H00 – 10H30
THEME: THE 4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION: THE IMPACT OF THE DIGITAL ECONOMY ON ECONOMIC GROWTH
PROGRAMME DIRECTORS: MR SAMKELISO NGOZO (SWAZILAND)

Official Opening:

Opening Prayer:

Video Presentation:

Opening Address:

HON MR MADALA MASUKU

GBR Anthem

PASTOR OYEBANJI (NIGERIA)

GBR & GFFJ CORPORATE VIDEO

MR SIPHO MSELEKU: GBR CONVENOR, GFFJ CHAIRMAN

DEPUTY MINISTER: DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT


PLENARY 2A: THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION & ITS IMPACT ON THE ECONOMY
PROGRAMME DIRECTOR: MR KC MRINGI
TIME: 10H45 – 12H00

MR PERTTI JALASVIRTA (FIN)

 

MS CHANTEL MARITZ (RSA)  

 

MR RAHMAN HADI (CHINA)  

 

MR WANDILE BERENG (RSA)

 

MS KARABO MOLOKO (RSA) 

 

MR MIKE SAUNDERS ( (RSA) 

 

MR ALAN HYLTON (RSA)

CEO: SUOJASAUMA OY & CYBER WATCH, FINLAND BOARD

“The Importance of Cybersecurity in the 4th Industrial Revolution”

PARTNER/DIRECTOR: PWC SOUTH AFRICA                          

“The 4th Industrial Revolution and the Impact of Digitisation on the Economy.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: GLEXINDO

“What is the impact of adopting new digital technologies on the competitiveness of companies and industries?”

MANAGING DIRECTOR, OTB ADVISORY

“How technology is turning knowledge-sharing into a global currency cycle?”

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, COLAB 

“Industry 4.0 and its impact on how different generations will adapt from a skills development perspective”

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, DIGITLAB

“The impact of the digital economy on economic growth”

DIRECTOR, ARCBLUE-AFRIKA

“Strategic Procurement in the Fourth Industrial Revolution”

PLENARY SESSION 2B: 12H00 – 13H00
AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR PLENARY SESSION

MR SURENDER SINGH RAJPUROHIT

MR DHIREN VANMALI

 

 

 

CEO: VECV SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD/ A VOLVO GROUP AND EICHER MOTORS JV ENTITY

DIRECTOR: GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS SA & SSA, FORD MOTOR COMPANY SOUTHERN AFRICA

 

 

LUNCH: 13H00 TO 14H00


ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION 1: 14H00 – 15H30
SECTOR: AMBASSADORS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
SUB-THEME: THE IMPORTANCE OF ETHICAL BUSINESS PRACTICES IN PURSING TRADE & INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES
PROGRAMME DIRECTOR: [INSERT]

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION 2: 15H30 -17H00
SECTOR: EDUCATION
SUB-THEME: SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AND THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION
PROGRAMME DIRECTOR: [INSERT]

ROUNDTABLE 3: 14H00 – 15H30
SECTOR: EDUCATION
SUB-THEME: GROWING THE ECONOMY THROUGH SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION
PROGRAMME DIRECTORS: SARAH MUNYI (KENYA) & MR PERCIVAL DIKOBE


ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION 3: 14H00 – 15H30
SECTOR: ROYAL HOUSEHOLDS
SUB-THEME: THE ROLE OF ROYAL HOUSEHOLDS IN DRIVING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
PROGRAMME DIRECTOR: [INSERT]


GFFJ GALA DINNER

VENUE: BIRCHWOOD CONFERENCE CENTRE, TERMINAL

TIME: 19H00 – 23H00

PROGRAMME DIRECTOR: [TBC]

ENTERTAINMENT:  RICHARD COCK & THE JOBURG FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA & GBR WORSHIP