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Strategic Growth Forum Africa 2012 - Agenda - EY - United Kingdom

Strategic Growth Forum Africa 2012

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Thursday, 7 March
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TimeTopicSpeakers
7:30–8:10Registration
8:15Welcome
  • Lerato Mbele
8:15It's time for Africa!
Unlocking value to grow beyond the possible
  • Mark Otty, Ernst & Young Managing
    Partner for Europe, The Middle East,
    India and Africa
  • Ajen Sita, CEO Ernst & Young Africa
8:45Panel discussion: The experience of growingin Africa
  • Gerald Mahinda, MD, Brandhouse
  • Charles Brewer, MD SSA, DHL
  • Kuseni Dlamini, CEO, Old Mutual Emerging Markets
  • Clive Tasker, CEO, Standard Bank Africa
9:40 Networking and Spotme introduction
  • Mark Jeffries
9:45Coffee break
10:15Panel discussion: The socio-economic impact of private investment in Africa: unlocking value to grow beyond the possible
  • Zahid Torres-Rahman, CEO, Business Action for Africa
  • Omari Issa, CEO, Investment Climate Facility for Africa
  • David Johnson, President EAME, Nalco
  • Evelyn Oputu, MD, Nigerian Bank of Industry
Facilitated breakout sessions — Africa’s opportunities. Please choose one option from the following:
11:15Breakout 1: The African consumer: trends and opportunities
Facilitated by Derek Engelbrecht, Ernst & Young ConsumerProducts Leader for Africa
  • Jonathan Ciano, CEO, Uchumi Supermarkets
  • Patrick Bitature, Simba Group of Companies
Breakout 2: Infrastructure: challenge or opportunity?
Facilitated by Roderick Wolfenden, Advisory Director Ernst & Young Africa
  • Brian Molefe, CEO, Transnet
  • Goolam Ballim, Chief Economist, Standard Bank
  • Sarah Dunn, Head of Department for International Development (DFID) for Southern Africa
Breakout 3: Unlocking the potential of Africa's natural resources
Facilitated by James Newlands, Investment Plan Leader, Ernst & Young Africa
  • Bill Torr, Africa CFO, Tullow Oil
  • Ann Harrap, Australian High Commissioner to South Africa
12:10Please return to the Westin Ballroom
12:15Keynote presentation: Unlocking Africa's potential - the Ecobank story
  • Arnold Ekpe, CEO, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated
12:55Networking and lunch introduction
  • Mark Jeffries
13:00–14:00Networking lunchSeveral sector or topical debate sessions will take place during lunch: more details will be provided via Spotme.

Please also use this time to schedule one to one meetings using Spotme. An informal coffee area and a formal business meeting suite are available
14:00Panel discussion: The relationship between government and business: the role of collaborative partnerships in driving growth, development and job creation
  • Dr. Mathews Phosa, Treasurer-General, African National Congress
  • Leslie Rance, Corporate Affairs Executive, BAT South Africa
  • Elias Masilela CEO, Public Investment Corporation (PIC)
  • Dame Nicola Brewer, British High Commissioner to South Africa
15:00Coffee break
During this time please make your way to your chosen afternoon breakout session
Facilitated breakout sessions: Challenges of doing business in Africa. Please choose one option from the following:
15:30Breakout 1: Mode of entry challenges
Facilitated by Michael Bosman, M&A Director, Ernst & Young Africa
  • David Barnes, General Manager M&A Sanlam Emerging Markets
  • Ed Harkins, Director, Barclays Capital
Breakout 2: Governance, risk and compliance: Exploring how to take advantage of the opportunities in Africa whilst managing the risks
Facilitated by Jonathan Blackmore, Risk Leader, Ernst & Young EMEIA
  • Viv Oates, Advisory Leader, Ernst & Young Africa
  • Andrew le Roux, Head Mass Market Business Development, Old Mutual
  • Nkateko Nyoka, Chief Officer, Legal & Regulatory, Vodacom
Breakout 3: Addressing the human capital challenge: talent management and mobility
Facilitated by Ray Harraway, Human Capital Leader, Ernst & Young Africa
  • Dr. Shirley Zinn, Deputy Global Head of HR for Standard Bank Group and HR Director for Standard Bank South Africa
  • Guillermo Miranda, HR Director - Talent, IBM Africa and Middle East
  • Seshni Samuel, People Leader, Ernst & Young Africa
16:15Transfer back to the Westin Ballroom
16:30Keynote address: Shifting the balance: Africa and its emerging market partners
  • Dr. Dambisa Moyo, Independent economist and author
17:15The US view on Africa
  • Donald Gips, US Ambassador to South Africa
17:30Concluding remarks
Ajen Sita
17:45–19:00Free time
Please also use this time to schedule one to one meetings using Spotme. An informal coffee area and a formal business meeting suite are available
19:00Cocktail receptionPlease also use this time to 'spot' key networking contacts using Spotme
20:00Gala dinner opening
  • Ajen Sita, CEO Ernst & Young Africa
  • Andrea Vogel, Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Markets Leader, Europe, Middle East, India and Africa
20:00–23:00Gala dinnerJoin us for our Taste of African banquet Entertainment provided by The Red Dazzlers

Please bring your Spotme devices as they will be used during the evening for your entertainment
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Day 1 - Morning session
Day 1 - Breakout session
Day 1 - Cocktails and dinner
Day 1 - Afternoon session
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