Free State Fourth Industrial Revolution Summit

Free State Fourth Industrial Revolution Summit

Free State Fourth Industrial Revolution SummitFree State Fourth Industrial Revolution SummitFree State Fourth Industrial Revolution Summit

28-29 November

Bloemfontein, Free State

Free State Fourth Industrial Revolution Summit

Free State Fourth Industrial Revolution Summit

Free State Fourth Industrial Revolution SummitFree State Fourth Industrial Revolution SummitFree State Fourth Industrial Revolution Summit

28-29 November

Bloemfontein, Free State

Thank you all for attending the Free State 4th Industrial Revolution Summit 2019!!!

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SPEAKERS

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Hon Stella Abrahams

Hon Stella Abrahams

Hon Stella Abrahams

Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services, Republic of South Africa

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Ms Sisi Ntombela

Hon Stella Abrahams

Hon Stella Abrahams

Premier, Free State Province, South Africa.

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Prof. Henk de Jager

Hon Stella Abrahams

Prof. Henk de Jager

Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Technology, Free State, South Africa.

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Prof. C Adendorff

Prof Francis Petersen

Prof. Henk de Jager

Chris Adendorff is a Futurist Professor at the Nelson Mandela University Business School, International School of Management (France), Ecole Des Ponts Business School (France), Ballsbridge University as well as Trinity University (USA) and MD of various entrepreneurial ventures in South Africa, Greece and England. PDF

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Prof Francis Petersen

Prof Francis Petersen

Prof Francis Petersen

Vice-Chancellor and Principal: University of the Free State, South Africa.

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Prof Barry Dwolatzky

Prof Francis Petersen

Prof Francis Petersen

Dwolatzky is professor of software engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand and is the founder and director of the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE).

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Prof Saurabh Sinha

Prof Seeram Ramakrishna

Prof Seeram Ramakrishna

Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Internationalisation, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Prof Seeram Ramakrishna

Prof Seeram Ramakrishna

Prof Seeram Ramakrishna

He is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Bioengineering. He is a co-director of NUS Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative (NUSNNI). He heads the Centre for Nanofibers and Nanotechnology. National University of Singapore. PDF

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Prof T Marwala

Prof Seeram Ramakrishna

Prof T Marwala

Commissioner: Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution

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Mr Asif Valley

Ms Nneile Nkholise

Prof T Marwala

National Technology Officer, Microsoft, South Africa.

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Mr Ralikontsane

Ms Nneile Nkholise

Ms Nneile Nkholise

Director-General of the Free State Province, South Africa.

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Ms Nneile Nkholise

Ms Nneile Nkholise

Ms Nneile Nkholise

Nneile Nkholise is the co-founder of 3DIMO, a software solutions and data analytics company that offers deep learning insights on athlete performance in sport using GPS tracking and stress sensing technology.

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Hon. Olly Mlamleli

Hon. Olly Mlamleli

Hon. Olly Mlamleli

Executive Mayor: Mangaung Metro Municipality



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Hon Gadija Brown

Hon. Olly Mlamleli

Hon. Olly Mlamleli

MEC Finance, Free State Province

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Prof Deon de Beer

Hon. Olly Mlamleli

Prof Deon de Beer

Chair: Innovation and Commercialisation of Additive Manufacturing (AM) at the Centre for Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing (CRPM) at the Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT)

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Ms Nocebo Bucibo

Thamsanqa Isaac Vumendleni

Prof Deon de Beer

Nocebo Bucibo is a photographer based in Johannesburg and a Wits City Institute Doctoral Fellow.

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Sandiso Sibisi

Thamsanqa Isaac Vumendleni

Thamsanqa Isaac Vumendleni

Sandiso is the founder of COOi Studios, an Open Innovation lab for corporates, that bridges the gap between innovative products developed by start-ups and corporations wanting to solve tough business problems, using design thinking.

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Thamsanqa Isaac Vumendleni

Thamsanqa Isaac Vumendleni

Thamsanqa Isaac Vumendleni

Isaac currently manages a joint-company (The Hub for Innovation and New Knowledge – THINK) positioned as a community partner in partnership with the Central University of Technology’s (CUT), tasked to mobilise opportunities for enterprise development with other external stakeholders.

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Tokologo Phetla

Boitumelo Molongoana

Boitumelo Molongoana

He is the founder and Managing Director of Christopher Africa (Pty) Ltd – the first and only fully-black owned Artificial Intelligence business in South Africa which is slowly leading in the 4th Industrial Revolution, through the commercialization of a unique artificial intelligence software called ‘Christopher’ (www.christopher.africa)

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Boitumelo Molongoana

Boitumelo Molongoana

Boitumelo Molongoana

Boitumelo ‘Tumi’ Molongoana is a qualified pharmacist, registered with the South African Pharmacy Council. She has gathered more than 20 years’ experience in the public health arena working in the different spheres of Pharmacy including Clinical Research, Supply Chain Management and Clinical Pharmacy.

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Leah Molatseli

Boitumelo Molongoana

Leah Molatseli

Leah Molatseli is an Admitted Attorney of South Africa, a blogger, speaker, Legal Technology and Innovation Specialist, who founded and currently manages a legal technology company based in Bloemfontein, Free State. Her company provide affordable and accessible legal services to SMEs not only in the Free State, but South Africa. Lenoma Legal  was named SeedStars Top 10 Start-Ups of the Year.

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Malcolm Che

Malcolm Che

Leah Molatseli

Malcolm Ché is a Creative Technologist at Eden Immersive and is passionate about the ways VR is changing the Healthcare sector. Combining his studies in Psychology and background in Broadcast Television, Malcolm harnesses the power of the moving visual image to affect meaningful change in the lives of people through VR and associated emerging technologies.