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· Expo
Networking
Networking
2021-05-05T08:00:00Z 2021-05-05T10:00:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Networking+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Moderators opening remarks
Vuyolwethu Dubese, Innovation Consultant and Corporate Moderator
Vuyo Dubese
2021-05-05T10:00:00Z 2021-05-05T10:10:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Moderators+opening+remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Organisers Welcome address
Ralf Fletcher, CEO, Topco Media, SA
Ralf Fletcher
2021-05-05T10:10:00Z 2021-05-05T10:20:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Organisers+Welcome+address https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Fireside chat: Innovation and women empowerment
Dr. Marian Croak, Vice President of Engineering, Google, USA. Lindiwe Matlali, Founder and CEO, Africa Teen Geeks, SA
Lindiwe Matlali Dr Marian Croak
2021-05-05T10:20:00Z 2021-05-05T11:00:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Fireside+chat%3A+Innovation+and+women+empowerment https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Fireside chat: How Zoom adapted and pivoted to the extraordinary demands as a business in 2020
Abe Smith, International Lead, ZOOM, USA. Ralf Fletcher,CEO, Topco Media, SA
Ralf Fletcher Abe Smith
2021-05-05T11:00:00Z 2021-05-05T11:25:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Fireside+chat%3A+How+Zoom+adapted+and+pivoted+to+the+extraordinary+demands+as+a+business+in+2020+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel discussion: Decoupling Economic Growth from Resource Generation
DR Rachel Chikwamba, Vice President/Group Executive, CSIR. Snowden Mmadi, nfrastructure Technical Expert -COMESA, AUPA-NEPAD. Adrian Saville, Professor, GIBS
Dr Rachel Chikwamba Snowden Mmadi Adrian Saville PPC SA
2021-05-05T11:25:00Z 2021-05-05T12:25:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Panel+discussion%3A+Decoupling+Economic+Growth+from+Resource+Generation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tech talk: The digital economy and financial innovation - The democratisation of data and devices
Bradwin Roper, CEO , FNB Connect ,South Africa
Bradwin Roper
2021-05-05T12:20:00Z 2021-05-05T12:35:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Tech+talk%3A+The+digital+economy+and+financial+innovation+-+The+democratisation+of+data+and+devices https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Q&A
Bradwin Roper, CEO , FNB Connect ,South Africa
Ralf Fletcher Bradwin Roper
2021-05-05T12:25:00Z 2021-05-05T13:45:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Q%26A https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel discussion: Unlocking Africa's Economic Potential Through Digital Transformation
HOSTED BY GIJIMA
Lindiwe Matlali Tim Mitchell Shubna Harilal GIJIMA SA
2021-05-05T12:45:00Z 2021-05-05T13:40:00Z Africa/Johannesburg +Panel+discussion%3A+Unlocking+Africa%27s+Economic+Potential+Through+Digital+Transformation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tech talk: Silicon Cape and the Stockholm Connect Initiative
James Milne, Co-Director, Silicon Cape, SA
James Milne
2021-05-05T13:40:00Z 2021-05-05T13:55:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Tech+talk%3A+Silicon+Cape+and+the+Stockholm+Connect+Initiative https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tech talk: Why Africa is attracting foreign investment and how to keep driving into new competing market spaces
Yemi Keri, CEO, Heckerbella, Co-founder, Rising Tide Africa, Nigeria
Yemi Keri Karla Fletcher
2021-05-05T13:55:00Z 2021-05-05T14:10:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Tech+talk%3A+Why+Africa+is+attracting+foreign+investment+and+how+to+keep+driving+into+new+competing+market+spaces++ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tech talk: Why does the up keeping of the sustainable development agenda in the fourth industrial revolution matters?
Ayodele Odusola, Resident Representative, United Nations, SA
Dr Ayodele Odusola
2021-05-05T14:10:00Z 2021-05-05T14:25:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Tech+talk%3A+Why+does+the+up+keeping+of+the+sustainable+development+agenda+in+the+fourth+industrial+revolution+matters%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Q&A
Dr Ayodele Odusola, Resident Representative, United Nations Development Programme,SA
Dr Ayodele Odusola Karla Fletcher
2021-05-05T14:10:00Z 2021-05-05T15:30:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Q%26A+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tech talk: Why Doing business in Africa is key to economic growth
Ashish J Thakkar Group CEO, Mara Phones, Rwanda
Ashish. J. Thakkar
2021-05-05T14:25:00Z 2021-05-05T14:45:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Tech+talk%3A+Why+Doing+business+in+Africa+is+key+to+economic+growth+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel discussion: Social impact and Inclusive development through digitised start-ups and scale ups
Refilwe Ledwaba, Ibrahim Dikko, Dr. Anino Emuwa, Mark Schoeman
Dr Anino Emuwa Ibrahim Dikko Mark Schoeman Refilwe Ledwaba
2021-05-05T14:40:00Z 2021-05-05T15:10:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Panel+discussion%3A+Social+impact+and+Inclusive+development+through+digitised+start-ups+and+scale+ups https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tech talk: Staying relevant in a VUCA world: What fast-paced fintech innovation can teach the world of institutional/formal finance about thriving amidst chaos.
Wayne Zwiers, Founder & CEO, Basalt Technology
Wayne Zwiers
2021-05-05T15:10:00Z 2021-05-05T15:20:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Tech+talk%3A+Staying+relevant+in+a+VUCA+world%3A+What+fast-paced+fintech+innovation+can+teach+the+world+of+institutional%2Fformal+finance+about+thriving+amidst+chaos. https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Moderators closing remarks
Vuyolwethu Dubese, Innovation Consultant and Corporate Moderator
Vuyo Dubese
2021-05-05T15:20:00Z 2021-05-05T15:30:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Moderators+closing+remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Networking
Networking
2021-05-05T15:30:00Z 2021-05-05T16:30:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Networking+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Networking
Networking
2021-05-06T08:00:00Z 2021-05-06T10:00:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Networking+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Moderators opening remarks
Vuyolwethu Dubese, Innovation Consultant and Corporate Moderator
Vuyo Dubese
2021-05-06T10:00:00Z 2021-05-06T10:10:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Moderators+opening+remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Organisers Welcome address
Ralf Fletcher, CEO, Topco Media, SA
Ralf Fletcher
2021-05-06T10:10:00Z 2021-05-06T10:20:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Organisers+Welcome+address https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote address: Africa’s Business Heroes” (ABH) prize competition - the Jack Ma Foundation’s flagship philanthropic program
Zahra Baitie, Head of Partnerships & Programs Africa's Business Heroes prize, Jack Ma Foundation
Zahra Baitie
2021-05-06T10:20:00Z 2021-05-06T10:35:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Keynote+address%3A+Africa%E2%80%99s+Business+Heroes%E2%80%9D+%28ABH%29+prize+competition+-+the+Jack+Ma+Foundation%E2%80%99s+flagship+philanthropic+program https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Q&A
Zahra Baitie, Head of Partnerships & Programs Africa's Business Heroes prize, Jack Ma Foundation
Ralf Fletcher Zahra Baitie
2021-05-06T10:25:00Z 2021-05-06T11:05:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Q%26A https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote address: Inspiring the youth through technological innovation and transformation during Covid-19
Mr. Thomas Davin, Global Innovation Director, UNICEF, USA
Thomas Davin
2021-05-06T10:35:00Z 2021-05-06T10:50:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Keynote+address%3A+Inspiring+the+youth+through+technological+innovation+and+transformation+during+Covid-19 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Keynote address: Leadership and developing high-performance organisations and corporate governance.
Honourable Emma Inamutila Theofelus, Namibian Deputy Minister of ICT, Namibia
Honourable Emma Inamutila Theofelus
2021-05-06T10:50:00Z 2021-05-06T11:05:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Keynote+address%3A+Leadership+and+developing+high-performance+organisations+and+corporate+governance. https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tech talk: When Cloud patterns become anti-patterns
HOSTED BY VAXOWAVE Lawrance Reddy, Cloud CTO, Vaxowave, SA
Lawrance Reddy
2021-05-06T11:05:00Z 2021-05-06T11:35:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Tech+talk%3A+When+Cloud+patterns+become+anti-patterns https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel discussion: How Digital Infrastructure facilitates economic growth
Aldo Laubscher, General Manager, VISA, SA. Dylan Piatti, MD Africa: Advantage Group International. Johan Maree, CEO: FNB Retail and Commercial - Africa, FNB
Aldo Laubscher Dylan Piatti Johan Maree VISA SA
2021-05-06T11:35:00Z 2021-05-06T12:30:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Panel+discussion%3A+How+Digital+Infrastructure+facilitates+economic+growth+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tech talk: How to Win in the Platform Economy
Tim Mitchell, Head of Digital Transformation, Flux Labs, SA
Tim Mitchell
2021-05-06T12:30:00Z 2021-05-06T12:45:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Tech+talk%3A+How+to+Win+in+the+Platform+Economy https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Q&A
Tim Mitchell, Head of Digital Transformation, Flux Labs, SA
Tim Mitchell Karla Fletcher
2021-05-06T12:35:00Z 2021-05-06T13:10:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Q%26A https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tech talk: Business model transformation
Enver Groenewald,Group Chief Executive Officer, Ogilvy, SA
Enver Groenewald
2021-05-06T12:45:00Z 2021-05-06T13:00:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Tech+talk%3A+Business+model+transformation+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Q&A
Enver Groenewald, Group Chief Executive Officer, Ogilvy, SA
Ralf Fletcher Enver Groenewald
2021-05-06T12:50:00Z 2021-05-06T13:40:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Q%26A https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tech talk: Harnessing the potential of AI in Africa
Marloes Pomp, International Strategy & Partnerships - Netherlands AI Coalition & Dutch Blockchain Coalition, Netherlands
Marloes Pomp
2021-05-06T13:00:00Z 2021-05-06T13:15:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Tech+talk%3A+Harnessing+the+potential+of+AI+in+Africa https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Q&A
Marloes Pomp, International Strategy Dutch Blockchain Coalition & National AI Coalition / AI pilot program, Dutch Government, the Netherlands
Marloes Pomp Karla Fletcher
2021-05-06T13:05:00Z 2021-05-06T14:00:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Q%26A https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
How Liquid Intelligent Technologies is building Africa's digital future - connecting every individual on the continent.
HOSTED BY LIQUID INTELLIGENT TECHNOLOGIES
Deon Geyser Boyd Chislett Sandile Ntsele
2021-05-06T13:15:00Z 2021-05-06T14:15:00Z Africa/Johannesburg How+Liquid+Intelligent+Technologies+is+building+Africa%27s+digital+future+-+connecting+every+individual+on+the+continent. https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tech Talk: AI Enabled Space Applications
Dr Valanathan Munsami, Chief Executive Officer, South African National Space Agency (SANSA), SA
Dr Valanathan Munsami
2021-05-06T14:15:00Z 2021-05-06T14:30:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Tech+Talk%3A+AI+Enabled+Space+Applications https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Q&A
Dr Valanathan Munsami, Chief Executive Officer, South African National Space Agency (SANSA), SA
Ralf Fletcher Dr Valanathan Munsami
2021-05-06T14:20:00Z 2021-05-06T15:20:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Q%26A https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tech talk: Cyber threats are escalating globally. Can talent from Africa fill the cyber security skills shortage?
Paul Stafford, VP for Africa, Mimecast, SA
Paul Stafford
2021-05-06T14:45:00Z 2021-05-06T15:00:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Tech+talk%3A+Cyber+threats+are+escalating+globally.+Can+talent+from+Africa+fill+the+cyber+security+skills+shortage%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel discussion: It’s not the tech but who drives it - how to shift your culture and quickly
Veronica Motloutsi, Smart Digital Solution, SA. Janine Rebelo, ThinkWiFi Pty Ltd, SA Poncelet ILELEJI, Jokkolabs Banjul, Gambia
Veronica Motloutsi Poncelet Ileleji Janine Rebelo
2021-05-06T15:00:00Z 2021-05-06T15:30:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Panel+discussion%3A+It%E2%80%99s+not+the+tech+but+who+drives+it+-+how+to+shift+your+culture+and+quickly https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Nedbank, building a distinctive platform experience with AVO, Africa's first super-app!
Terry Behan, Executive Head of Design, Nedbank, SA
Terry Behan
2021-05-06T15:15:00Z 2021-05-06T15:30:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Nedbank%2C+building+a+distinctive+platform+experience+with+AVO%2C+Africa%27s+first+super-app%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Moderators closing remarks
Vuyolwethu Dubese, Innovation Consultant and Corporate Moderator
Vuyo Dubese
2021-05-06T15:30:00Z 2021-05-06T15:45:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Moderators+closing+remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Networking
Networking
2021-05-06T15:45:00Z 2021-05-06T17:00:00Z Africa/Johannesburg Networking+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fafrica-tech-week-summit Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Terry Behan

Executive Head of Design

Johan Maree

CEO: FNB Retail and Commercial rest of Africa, FNB

Dylan Piatti

MANAGING DIRECTOR: AFRICA

Aldo Laubscher

General Manager, VISA, SA

Adrian Saville

Professor, GIBS

Snowden Mmadi

Infrastructure Technical Expert -COMESA, AUDA-NEPAD

Dr Rachel Chikwamba

Vice President/Group Executive, CSIR

Shubna Harilal

Managing Director, Gijima Technology

PPC SA

Aldo Laubscher

General Manager, South Africa, VISA

Sandile Ntsele

Chief Financial Officer

Boyd Chislett

Chief Business Officer

Deon Geyser

Chief Executive Officer

VISA SA

Wayne Zwiers

Founder & CEO, Basalt Technology, SA

Vuyo Dubese

Innovation Consultant and Corporate Moderator

GIJIMA SA

Lawrance Reddy

Cloud CTO at Vaxowave

Ralf Fletcher

CEO, Top Media and Communications

Janine Rebelo

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, ThinkWiFi Pty Ltd

Dr Marian Croak

Vice President of Engineering, Google, USA

Honourable Emma Inamutila Theofelus

Namibian Deputy Minister of ICT

Thomas Davin

Global Innovation Director, Unicef

Asha Patel

B2B Marketing for Sub- Saharan Africa, Google

Nelisa Zulu

Head of Card and Payments South Africa, Standard Bank

Suzanne Morel

County Manager, South Africa, MasterCard

Paul Stafford

Vice President: Africa, Mimecast

Poncelet Ileleji

Lead, Jokkolabs Banjul

Dr Valanathan Munsami

CEO, South African National Space Agency

Veronica Motloutsi

Board member and founder, Digital Council

Yemi Keri

CEO, Heckerbella

Tim Mitchell

Head of Digital Transformation, Flux Labs

Refilwe Ledwaba

Founder, GFPA Foundation

Mark Seftel

CEO, Workshop17

Mark Schoeman

Centre of Digital ExcellencPrincipal at Genesis Analytics

Julius Segole

CTO, Boxfusion

James Milne

Co-Director, Silicon Cape

Ibrahim Dikko

CEO, Backbone connectivity network

Bradwin Roper

CEO, FNB Connect

Marloes Pomp

Initiator and Program Officer, Blockchain and AI projects, Dutch Government

Lindiwe Matlali

Founder and CEO, Africa Teen Geeks

Dr Anino Emuwa

Founder | NED and Board Advisor, Avandis Consulting

Enver Groenewald

Group Chief Executive Officer, Ogilvy

Mark Elliott

President, Mastercard

Ashish. J. Thakkar

Group CEO, Mara Group

Dr Ayodele Odusola

Resident Representative United Nations Development Programme

Zahra Baitie

Head of Partnerships & Programs Africa's Business Heroes prize, Jack Ma Foundation

Abe Smith

head of International, Zoom

Karla Fletcher

Marketing Director, Top Media and Communications

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