Agenda

Thursday 16th March 2017

08:00 - 08:45 Registration / Welcome Coffee
   
Track A The True Value of the IT department
   
09:00 -10:00

Opening Address by the Advisory Panel
Tunde Coker, Managing Director, Rack Centre
Cuan B Kloppers, CIO, Samancor Chrome Limited
Alec Joannou, Group CIO, Sasol

 

10:00 - 10:30 Transforming the IT Department from a Cost Centre to a Value Add Function
Alec Joannou, Group CIO, Sasol
   
10:30 - 11:00 Cost Reduction Strategies: What every CIO needs to know about sticking to the budget?
Tunde Coker, Managing Director, Rack Centre
   
11:00 - 12:00 Networking coffee break/ solutions showcase/ open business discussions
   
12:00 - 13:00 Workshop Session 1:
  The State of Business Mobility Transformation
Ian Evans, VP of End-User Computing EMEA, VMware, AirWatch
   
  How mobile creates the best experience for your customers
John Bailey, Title: VP Solutions Consulting, eg solutions
Wendy Cullis, Title: Talent & Training Manager, eg solutions
Robert Jürgens, Title: Senior Manager: Contact Centre Technology – Consumer & Mobile, Company, Telkom
   
  The Connected and Efficient Building
Feras Hani, Enterprise Solutions Architect, Commscope
   
  Hewlett Packard Enterprise IT Transformation journey to DevOps
Rafael Garcian Director of R&D IT, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
   
13:00 - 14:30 Networking Luncheon
  Masterclass on Innovation Floor – Protect your digital enterprise Neeti Rodrigues, Director Enterprise Security, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
   
14:30 - 15:30 Workshop Session 2:
  The Human Firewall
Giulio Magni, Senior Sales Engineer, Mimecsast
   
  Security Heartbeat: An advanced pulse to streamline your corporate security profile
Graeme McMillan, Pre-Sales Manager South Africa, Sophos
   
  The Power of Mobility – How does your mobile strategy looks like?
Dawn Wood, Senior Sales Account Executive, Kofax a Lexmark Company
   
  GWEA aligned ICT planning
Maropeng Maeko, Senior Manager, SITA
   
  Forcepoint integrated security demo
Jon Hamlet, Regional Manage, Raytheon | Websense
   
15:30 - 16:30 Networking coffee break/ solutions showcase/ open business discussions
  Masterclass on Innovation Floor - The Human Firewall – Are you letting Cybercriminals into your Business Giulio Magni, Mimecast
   
Track B Relationship Management for the Modern CIO
   
16:00 - 16:30 CIO as business leader
Louise van der Bank, CIO, Afrisam
   
16:30 - 17:00 The CIO’s role in rolling out an ERP Project across the organization
Clive Donninger, CIO, Associated Motor Holdings
   
17:00 -17:45 Weighing up between outsourcing vs. in-house functionality
Abdul Baba, CIO, Skynet
Kobus Pienaar, CIO, Wesizwe Platinum
Pondani Chisi, Head of IT Operations, Zurich Insurance
Pieter du Toit Oostuizen, VP Information Management, Anglogold
Yolisa Skwintshi, IT Executive, Sanlam Personal Finance
   

Wednesday 16th March 2016

08:00 - 08:45 Light breakfast: Pastries / Tea / Coffee
   
Track C Growth and Innovation in the IT Department
   
09:00 - 09:30 Driving Growth and Expansion in the IT Function
Peter du Plooy, CIO, Engen Oil
   
09:30 - 10:00 The challenge of IT Execution: How do you keep up with the implementation of IT projects
Cuan B Kloppers, CIO, Samancor Chrome Limited
   
10:00 - 10:30 Getting into the mind of the criminal
Steven Powell, Forensics Director, ENS
   
10:30 - 11:00 From 3 steps behind to 2 steps ahead: an example of real-life IT transformation
Hugo Timmerman, CIO, British American Tobacco South Africa
   
11:00 - 12:00 Networking coffee break/ solutions showcase/ open business discussions
  Tech Masterclass on Innovation Floor: Forcepoint
   
12:00 - 13:00 Workshop Session 3
  The Human Firewall
Giulio Magni, Senior Sales Engineer, Mimecsast
   
  Protecting your enterprise with HPE analytics
Russell Young, Security Consultant, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
   
  The Connected and Efficient Data Centre
Thomas Nel, Sales Director, Sub Saharan Africa, Commscope
   
  Simplifying SIEM – SIEMplif ....
Stephen Kreusch, Chief Technology Officer, Performanta
Pat Pather, General Manager, Performanta
   
13:00 - 14:00 Networking Luncheon
  Tech Masterclass on Innovation Floor - Peformanta
   
Track D The Changing Face of Technology
   
14:00 - 14:30 Innovation and the digital migration
Johnson Idesoh, CTO Old Mutual Emerging Markets, Old Mutual Group South Africa
   
14:30 - 15:00 What are the game changers for mobility?
Antonio Raposo, CIO, Volkswagen
   
15:00 - 16:00 Networking coffee break/ solutions showcase/ open business discussions
  Tech Masterclass on Innovation Floor - SITA
   
15:30 - 16:00 The human element: Finding and retaining the right team for departmental success
Berdine Viljoen, CIO, Sasfin Bank
   
16:00 - 17:00 The emergence of the Chief Digital Officer and what it means for your organisation
Abdul Baba, CIO, Skynet
Bradley Coward, CIO, SAPPI
Heinrich Kukkuk, Group IT Manager, Aveng Group
Lloyd Jones, Group IT Executive: Analytics and Business Intelligence, Eskom
Sihle Mthiyane, Head IT, Thales
   
17:00 Summit Close
   

A detailed copy of the agenda is available on request. Should you wish to receive a copy please send your request to Marcia 

 

 

 

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