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

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

Ms Sisi Ntombela

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Premier, Free State Province, South Africa.

Prof. Henk de Jager

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

Prof. C Adendorff

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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

Prof Francis Petersen

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

Prof Barry Dwolatzky

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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).

Prof Saurabh Sinha

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

Prof Seeram Ramakrishna

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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

Prof T Marwala

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Commissioner: Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Mr Asif Valley

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National Technology Officer, Microsoft, South Africa.

Mr Ralikontsane

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

Ms Nneile Nkholise

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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.

Hon. Olly Mlamleli

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Executive Mayor: Mangaung Metro Municipality



Hon Gadija Brown

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MEC Finance, Free State Province

Prof Deon de Beer

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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)

Ms Nocebo Bucibo

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

Sandiso Sibisi

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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.

Thamsanqa Isaac Vumendleni

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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.

Tokologo Phetla

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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)

Boitumelo Molongoana

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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.

Leah Molatseli

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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.

Malcolm Che

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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.