Cape Town, South Africa
7 - 9 November 2017
SES Speaker - Deepak Mathur
Panel Discussion: Mapping Africa’s journey towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Venue: CTICC, Auditorium 2
SES Speaker - Laurent Petit
Panel Discussion: The Role and Challenges of Public Broadcasting in an Evolving Digital African Landscape
Venue: CTICC, Hall 5 (CTICC 2 – built on the show floor)
Mapping Africa’s journey towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution - 09:40
Mapping Africa’s journey towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution
- What does the Fourth Industrial Revolution mean for Africa?
- How can Africa capitalise on the potential of disruptive technology?
- What organisations are best placed to pave the way towards Africa 4.0?
- Mobile as a platform for expanding Africa’s digital economy
- Financing Africa’s digital economy
- How can digital skills development keep up with the pace of digital transformation?
Moderator: Toby Shapshak, Editor-in-Chief, Stuff Magazine
Herman Singh, Group Chief Digital Officer, MTN
Luke Mckend, Country Director, South Africa, Google
Raj Wanniappa, CEO and Founder, Future Horizon Technologies
Rapelang Rabana, Founder & CEO, Rekindle Learning
Deepak Mathur, EVP, Global Sales, SES Video, SES
Using Connectivity as a Tool for Economic Development - 12:00
Using Connectivity as a Tool for Economic Development
- Identifying key areas for investment and market growth
- How can governments improve connectivity?
- Alternative methods of connecting / alternative tech
- Driving digital inclusion in rural Africa
- What is needed from the human aspect?
Moderator: Alison Gillwald, Executive Director, Research ICT Africa
Charles Murito, Country Head, Google Kenya
Hilary Arko-Dadzie, Corporate Services Executive, ARIPO
Carole Kamaitha, Regional VP Sales, Africa, SES Networks
The Role and Challenges of Public Broadcasting in an Evolving Digital African Landscape - 12:50
The Role and Challenges of Public Broadcasting in an Evolving Digital African Landscape
- Creating a vibrant public service offering
- Strategies for a long term sustainability model
- The responsibility of nurturing creative talent
- Strategies to encourage, protect and truly cooperate with TV stations
Moderator: Simon Spanswick, CEO, Association of International Broadcasting
John Momoh (OON), Chairman / CEO, Channels Media Group
Kwame Akuffo Anoff-Ntow, Director General, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, Director General, NBC
Laurent Petit, VP Commercial, Africa, SES
Simon Kaheru, Chairman, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation