Programme 13 April

Programme 13 April 2023

Time Event Where
07H00 Refreshments (And remaining accreditation at IDC, Grayston Drive)
08H30 Welcome
08H40 Opening by His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa
09H10 Investing in South Africa
Mr Andile Khumalo - moderator
Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi
Mr Duncan Wanblad
Ms Emrie Brown
09H45 Solving the energy crisis
Dr Miriam Altman - moderator
Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa
Mr Mpho Makwana
Mr Shameel Joosub
Ms Nolitha Fakude
10H25 The Investment Drive in review and new investment announcements
Mr Andile Khumalo
10H45 Tea break
11H15 Breakaway Session A
Breakaway 1:

Digital opportunities in SA: stories from the tech ecosystem

Mr Nihmal Marrie - moderator
Minister Mondli Gungubele
Mr Hardy Pemhiwa
Ms Amrote Abdella
Ms Nyari Samushonga
Mr Sitho Mdlalose

Ballroom 1, Level 2
Breakaway 2:

Agriculture: new products and markets

Ms Bongiwe Njobe - moderator
Minister Thoko Didiza
Mr Jacques de Vos
Ms Thabi Nkosi
Dr Sifiso Ntombela

Ballroom 2, Level 2
Breakaway 3:

Infrastructure: investment opportunities in South Africa

Mr Sandile Hlophe -moderator
Minister Sihle Zikalala
Mr Reginald Demana
Mr Mohale Rakgate
Ms Portia Derby

Ballroom 3, Level 2
12H15 Lunch Exhibition 1, Level 0
13H15 Breakaway Session B
Breakaway 4:

Manufacturing: deepening supply chains and building regional value chains

Mr Ayabonga Cawe - moderator
Minister Ebrahim Patel
Mr Grant Pattison
Mr Nazim Kalla
Ms Jessie Ndaba
Mr Anthony Thunstrom

Ballroom 1, Level 2
Breakaway 5:

Tourism, Digital and Creative Economy

Ms Sandiso Sibisi - moderator
Minister Patricia de Lille
Professor Madeleine de Cock Buning
Mr Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa
Ms Velma Corcoran

Ballroom 2, Level 2
Breakaway 6:

The Just Energy Transition in South Africa

Mr Rudi Dicks - moderator
Minister Barbara Creecy
Dr Crispian Olver
Mr James Mackay
Ms Joanne Bate
Ms Priscillah Mabelane

Ballroom 3, Level 2
14H20 Breakaway Session C
Breakaway 7:

Mining: A new partnership for growth

Professor Glen Nwaila - moderator
Minister Gwede Mantashe
Ms Mpumi Zikalala
Dr Sharon Blair
Mr Mike Teke

Ballroom 1, Level 2
Breakaway 8:

Capital markets: facilitating investment in SA and providing access to capital

Mr Peter Attard Montalto - moderator
Mr Andile Mazwai
Dr Leila Fourie
Mr Kabelo Rikhotso
Ms Mandisa Zavala
Ms Samantha Springfield
Mr Jannie Durand

Ballroom 2, Level 2
Breakaway 9:

Local growth strategies: a provincial focus

Ms Tanya Cohen - moderator
Minister Thembi Nkadimeng
Dr Zamani Saul
Mr Oscar Mabuyane
Mr Jan Fourie
Ms Heather Sonn

Ballroom 3, Level 2
15H15 Tea break Exhibition 1, Level 0
15H45 The African Continental Free Trade Area – what does it mean for business? Ballroom, Level 2
16H10 Innovation in action

Ms Sihle Mdluli - moderator
Minister Blade Nzimande
Dr Alistair Mokoena
Dr Lindsay Petersen
Ballroom, Level 2
16H50 New investment announcements

Andile Khumalo
Ballroom, Level 2
17H15 The Journey Ahead – closing by President Cyril Ramaphosa Ballroom, Level 2
17H45 Networking and refreshments Exhibition 1, Level 0
18H30 - 21H30 Business Dinner hosted by President Cyril Ramaphosa Pavilion, Level 5