Category: Video

Region: Africa

SES Industry Days Africa

Together We Innovate

12 November 2018
The Lookout, V&A Waterfront
Cape Town, South Africa

iDAfrica is a platform to network with thought leaders, industry professionals and colleagues, who share a passion for Africa and impact that satellite technology can have on the continent.

Join us in Cape Town for a day of debate about the future of Africa, case studies from groundbreakers who are already making an impact and discussion about how we can collaborate to make our contribution.

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Event program

Monday 12 November

Time

Item

Speakers/Panelists

Topic

08:00

    REGISTRATION

09:00

Opening Speech

Deepak Mathur - EVP, Global Sales, SES Video

Welcome and overview of SES Video developments in African markets

09:10

Keynote

Biola Alabi - CEO, Biola Alabi Media

The future of Africa's broadcast industry

09:40

Case study

Surie Ramasary - CEO, Cell C black

black - one year after launch

10:00

   

TEA & NETWORKING

10:20

Keynote

Olivier Laouchez - Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Trace

How to build compelling content for African audiences

10:30

Panel discussion

Joel Churcher - Vice President & General Manager Africa, BBC Studios                    

Karen Thorne - Founder/Director, Cape Town TV

Olivier Laouchez - Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Trace

Biola Alabi - CEO, Biola Alabi Media

Cecil Jarurakouje Nguvauva - Secretary General, SABA

Moderator: Clare Kandola - CEO, Vidya Collective

Content: How to build compelling content for African audiences

11:10

Keynote

Daniel Kiessling - Senior Manager Solution Management, SES Video

Video on Demand Everywhere

11:20

Panel discussion

Xavier Battas - CEO, Quadrille

Damien Sterkers - Product Line Manager, Broadpeak                                             

Jo de Loor - Vice President, Market Development, Newtec

Noto Modungwa - International Business Development Manager, Sentech                  

Tobias Forsell - CEO, Forsway

Daniel Kiessling - Senior Manager Solution Management, SES Video

Moderator: Thomas Wrede - VP, New Technology & Standards, SES Video             

Technology: The future of broadcast in Africa: Innovating platforms and devices that will shape the user experience

12:00

   

LUNCH BREAK

14:00

Opening Speech

Simon Gatty Saunt - VP, Sales EMEA Fixed-Data, SES Networks

Welcome and overview of SES Networks developments in African markets

14:10

Keynote

Alastair Westgarth - CEO, Loon

Loon: How we're connecting the unconnected with balloons operating on the edge of space

14:35

Keynote

Eric Watko - EVP, Product, Marketing & Strategy, SES Networks

Growing the African Internet Economy with Satellite-enabled Managed Network Services

15:00

   

TEA & NETWORKING

15:30

Keynote

Albert Gardiner - CEO, Fairwaves Inc.

Fairwaves: New cellular solutions for rural deployments

15:55

Keynote

Richard O'Halloran - Founder, Newbold Networks

Blended Bandwidth: Optimizing internet feeds for cloud application performance

16:20

Keynote

Ewald Schrap - VP, Cloud Segment Market Management, SES Networks

Niall Duffy - EMEA Partner Segment Lead - Media & Entertainment, AWS

Technology: Breaking through the digital divide by leveraging the power of cloud 

16:50

 

Carole Kamaitha - VP, Sales Africa, SES Networks

Clint Brown - VP, Sales and Market Development, SES Video

CLOSING

17:00 - 19:00

   

Exhibition visits, Networking  & Cocktails

 

Speakers

Thomas Wrede

Thomas Wrede

VP, New Technology & Standards
SES Video


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Biola Alabi

CEO
Biola Alabi Media


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Xavier Battas

CEO
Quadrille


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Clint Brown

Clint Brown

Vice President, Sales and Market Development
SES Video


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Joel Churcher

Joel Churcher

Vice President & General Manager Africa
BBC Studios


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Jo De Loor

VP Market Development and Strategy
ST Engineering iDirect


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Niall Duffy

EMEA Partner Segment Lead - Media & Entertainment
AWS


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Tobias Forsell

Tobias Forsell

Managing Director
Forsway


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Albert Gardiner

Albert Gardiner

CEO
Fairwaves Inc.


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Olivier Laouchez

Olivier Laouchez

Co-Founder & Executive Chairman
Trace


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Cecil Jarurakouje Nguvauva

Cecil Jarurakouje Nguvauva

Secretary General
SABA


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Carole Kamaitha

Carole Kamaitha

Vice President, Africa Sales
SES Networks


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Clare Kandola

Clare Kandola

CEO
Vidya Collective


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Deepak Mathur

Deepak Mathur

EVP, Global Sales
SES Video


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Daniel Kiessling

Daniel Kiessling

Senior Manager Solution Management
SES Video


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Noto Modungwa

Noto Modungwa

Business Development: International
SENTECH


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Richard O'Halloran

Richard O'Halloran

Founder
Newbold Networks


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Surie Ramasary

Surie Ramasary

CEO
Cell C black


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Simon Gatty Saunt

Simon Gatty Saunt

VP Sales, Global Partners
SES Networks


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Ewald Schrap

Ewald Schrap

VP, Cloud Segment Market Management
SES Networks


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Damien Sterkers

Product Line Manager
Broadpeak


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Karen Thorne

Karen Thorne

Founder & Station Manager
Cape Town TV


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Eric Watko

Eric Watko

EVP, Product, Marketing & Strategy
SES Networks


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Alastair Westgarth

CEO
Loon


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Book your hotel

The Radisson Blu Waterfront

The Radisson Blu Waterfront

100 Beach Road, Granger Bay
Cape Town, 8001

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The Westin

Convention Square, Lower Long Street
Cape Town, 8001

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Venue

The Lookout

The Lookout

Granger Bay Blvd, V & A Waterfront
Cape Town, 8002

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Uber

Join us at Industry Days and receive a free Uber journey to and from the event compliments from SES.

Upon confirming your attendance, you'll receive an email with a unique link or promo code. You can claim your ride pass in two ways: a "Claim My Ride" link or by entering the promo code in their Uber app. Terms and conditions apply.

Access

Parking

On the N1 heading into Cape Town turn right at Coen Steytler Avenue.

At the 1st Roundabout take the first exit onto Dock Road.

At the 2nd Roundabout take the second exit - continuing on Dock Road.

Stay on Dock Road all the way through the V&A - pass the aquarium and shopping centre on your right.

(Please note on the Google map Dock Road changes to Port Road but it is marked with signs in the V&A as Dock Road).

At the 3rd Roundabout take the second exit - passing the BMW Pavilion on your left. 

At the 4th Roundabout continue straight over to the last Roundabout and Granger Bay Boulevard.

At the last circle, go straight over into the Granger Bay Parking Area, where you will see The Waterfront Lookout on your right.

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Airport

Cape Town International Airport is Africa's 3rd largest airport. It is also Africa's premier tourist and VIP destination and has established a reputation as Africa's premier international award-winning airport, consistently performing among the best in the world for service in its category
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Event support contact

Oyoenisai Andrew-Essien
[email protected]
 

REGISTER TO ATTEND

Test

Time

Item

Speakers/Panelists

Topic

08:00

    REGISTRATION

09:00

Opening Speech

Deepak Mathur - EVP, Global Sales, SES Video

Welcome and overview of SES Video developments in African markets

09:10

Keynote

Biola Alabi - CEO, Biola Alabi Media

The future of Africa's broadcast industry

09:40

Case study

Surie Ramasary - CEO, Cell C black

black - one year after launch

10:00

   

TEA & NETWORKING

10:20

Keynote

Olivier Laouchez - Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Trace

How to build compelling content for African audiences