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Conference Programme - Day 1


17 May 2016


PROGRAMME DIRECTOR: Mr Andile Khumalo, Managing Director, Power FM


07:30 - 08:45Arrival of Guests and Registration
09:00 - 09:05

Opening of Conference

Andile Khumalo, Managing Director, Power FM

09:05 - 09:20

Welcome Address

Councillor Kgosientso Ramokgopa, Executive Mayor, City of Tshwane

09:20 - 09:50

Keynote Address

Mzwandile Masina, Deputy Minister, Department of Trade and Industry

09:50 - 10:50

Panel Discussion: The Economic DNA of City of Tshwane

Cllr Alderman Subesh Pillay, Member of Mayoral Committee: Economic Development, City of Tshwane  

Saki Zamxaka, Group Chief Executive Office, Gauuteng Growth and Development Agency

Hlengani Mathebula, Chief Officer: Governance, International Relations and Communications, SARS

Anne Shongwe, Representative, UN Women's South African Multi-Country Office (SAMCO)

Q & A Session

10:50 - 11:30Networking: Tea & Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00

World Trade and Investment Trends

Gaung Zhe Chen, Country Director for South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, World Bank

12:00 - 12:30

City of Tshwane Investment Incentive Framework and Policy

Shaakira Karolia, Chief Economist, City of Tshwane

12:30 - 13:30Networking Lunch
13:30 - 15:00

Break Away Sessions

Sub-theme: Investment to advance an Industrial Economy that is inclusive, diversified and competitive.

A. Research Development, Innovation & Education

B. Automotive Manufacturing and Aerospace

C. Green Economy

D. Agriculture and Agro-processing

E. Spatial Planning & Corridor Development

F. Business Process Outsourcing and Offshoring

G. Tourism and Hospitality

15:15 - 16:00

Report back from Break Away Sessions

Andile Khumalo, Managing Director, Power FM

16:00 - 16:30

Closing Remarks for Day 1

Prof. David Mosoma, Chairperson on Board, Tshwane Economic Development Agency

Conference Programme - Day 2


18 May 2016


PROGRAMME DIRECTOR: Mr Andile Khumalo, Managing Director, Power FM


08:30 - 09:30Arrival of Guests and Networking
09:30 - 09:45


Cllr. Jacob Masango, Member of Mayoral Committee: Services Infrastructure. City of Tshwane 

09:45 - 10:15

Keynote Address - Investment Trends on the African Continent - Taking it to the Next Level

Eleni Giokos, Africa Correspondent, CNNMoney

10:15 - 11:15

Financing for the Future

Leveraging alternative funding models to ensure quality infrastructure that supports growth.

Moderator: Teresa Clarke, Chairman & CEO, Africa.com

George Lo, Executive Vice President: Investment Banking, Standard Bank

Daniel Marshall, Vice President, Barclay's Banking

Saki Zamxaka, Group Chief Executive Officer, Gauteng Growth and Development Agency

11:15 - 11:45Networking: Tea & Coffee Break
11:45 - 12:45

Facilitating Conducive Environments for Trade and Investment Across Borders

Moderator: Petrus De Kock, General Manager - Research, Brand SA

Safiyya Akoojee, Director, Thomson Wilks Attorneys 

Portia Gumbu Dube, ECIC

Lerato Mataboge, DTI

Catherine Grant-Makokera, Senior Associate, Tutwa Consulting

12:45 - 13:45Networking Lunch
13:45 - 14:15

China-Africa: Investment Opportunity and Bank of China's Commitment to Investment in Africa

Desheng Gao, Senior Executive Vice President, Bank of China

14:15 - 14:45

Inner City Regeneration

Makgorometja Makgata, Strategic Executive Director: City Planning & Development, City of Tshwane

14:45 - 15:30

Doing Business in Tshwane: Experiences of a Strategic Investor

Shadrack Mthethwa, Director,  Isibonelo Property Services Group

15:30 - 16:00

Conference Closure

Cllr. Aaron Maluleka, Chairperson of Portfolio Committee, Economic Development & Spatial Planning