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Welcome Food & Wine Pairing Dinner Invitation
 
16 August 2017
18:30 GIL Food & Wine Pairing Welcome Dinner 
Pavilion, The Table Bay Hotel
Limited seats available, please contact events team for reservations
17 August 2017
08:00
Registration, Breakfast, Partnership Exhibition, and Online GIL Community Tour
09:00
Welcome to the GIL Journey
Dorman Followwill, Senior Partner, Frost & Sullivan

 09:15

GIL Exclusive: 
Digital Transformation - The New Strategic Imperative

Dorman Followwill, Senior Partner, Frost & Sullivan

09:30

Interactive Think Tank I: 
Digital Disruption At The Human Level - Impacts On The Mind, Body And Soul

Dorman Followwill, Senior Partner, Frost & Sullivan

10:05

Opportunity In Crisis: How Africa Benefits From Global Volatility

Sneha Shah60x60.jpgSneha S. Shah,
Managing Director, Africa,
Thomson Reuters

10:20 Networking, Exhibition and Refreshments Break

10:50

 

Executive Address:
2017 Growth, Innovation & Leadership Award Presentation

Presented by:
Birgitta Cederström, Global Commercial Director, GIL, Regional Director, Africa, GIL, Frost & Sullivan

Adrian Gore_60x60.jpgAwarded to:
Adrian Gore, Group Chief Executive, Discovery Limited
GIL Visionary Innovation Award: Africa 2017

11:05

Discovery's Digital Transformation Journey:
How Africa's Largest Health Insurance Group Is Using technology To Drive Innovation And Efficiency

Ryan Noach_60x60.jpgDr. Ryan Noach
Deputy CEO,
Discovery Health

11:20 Interactive Think Tank II: Fake News? Finding The Digital Gold

Wayne Houghton, Director, Growth Implementation Services, Africa, Frost & Sullivan
Birgitta Cederstrom, Global Commercial Director Innovation Summit, Frost & Sullivan
12:05
Networking Lunch
13:05

Interactive Think Tank III: 
360 Degree Digital Disruption Across Industries

Choose one of the following

Think Tank I. Digitalization of the Chemicals and Materials Industry in Africa

Facilitator: Richard Weissenberg, Business Unit Leader, Chemicals, Manufacturing, Food, Africa, Frost & Sullivan

Executive Insights - Moderated by Frost & Sullivan
Interactive Panel Discussion

Think Tank II. Digital Transformation of the Automobile Industry: Applications in the Value Chain

Facilitator: Craig Parker, Programme Manager, Automotive & Transportation, Africa, Frost & Sullivan

Executive Insights - Moderated by Frost & Sullivan
Interactive Panel Discussion

Think Tank III. Digital Transformation of Africa’s Public Sector

Facilitator: Hendrik Malan, Operation Director, Africa, Frost & Sullivan

Executive Insights - Moderated by Frost & Sullivan
Interactive Panel Discussion

Think Tank IV. Transformational Health: How Can We Deliver High Quality Care to Every Patient Globally in a Sustainably Affordable Way?

Facilitator: Dorman Followwill, Senior Partner, Frost & Sullivan

Executive Insights - Moderated by Frost & Sullivan
Interactive Panel Discussion

Think Tank V. Going Digital Creates Benefits and Efficiencies for Power and Water Sectors, but is there a Downside?

Facilitator: Travis Hough, Business Unit Leader, Energy & Environment, Africa, Frost & Sullivan

Executive Insights - Moderated by Frost & Sullivan
Interactive Panel Discussion

14:35 360 Degree Think Tank: A Recapture
15:05 Networking, Exhibition and Refreshment Break
15:35

Partners For Possibility: Inclusive Diversity For Innovation And Profit

Wendy-Mahoney_60x60.jpgWendy Mahoney
Managing Director,
NeWMella Holdings (Pty) Ltd

15:50

Executive Address:
2017 Growth Innovation & Leadership Award Presentation

Presented by: Birgitta Cederström, Global Commercial Director, GIL, Regional Director, Africa, GIL, Frost & Sullivan

Nelisiwe Masango_60x60.jpgPresented to:
Nelisiwe Masango, Director, Bear Run Investments
GIL Visionary Innovation Award: Africa 2017

16:05

Beyond GIL 2017: Africa, Prize Giving And Conclusion

16:30 Networking, Exhibition and Wine Reception
18:00

Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards Banquet 2017 Africa - Limited seats availability, please contact events for reservations

Invite only, GIL Awards Banquet celebrating African Best Practices Companies across industries and regions for 2016 / 2017.