PROGRAMME DIRECTOR

PHILIPPA RODSETH
Executive Director
Manufacturing Circle

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

SIHLE ZIKALALA
MEC
Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs

STAVROS NICOLAOU
Aspen Pharmacare Group
Senior Executive: Strategic Trade

MODERATORS

SHERRIE DONALDSON
Director
African Innovators

NEVILLE MATJIE
Acting Chief Executive
Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal

ASHLEY BHUGWANDIN
Manager
Technology Localisation Implementation Unit (TLIU)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

PANEL MEMBERS

DUANE NEWMAN
Managing Director
Cova Advisory & Associates

DIRK VAN DYK
Chief Executive Officer
National Tooling Initiative Programme

NIZAM KALLA
Managing Director
Amka Products

IAN KENDAL
Managing Director
Lasher Tools

RUDI DICKS
Deputy-Director General
The Presidency

DAMIAN JUDGE CA (SA)
Financial Director
Kaymac Pty Ltd t/a Kaytech

CHIBONI EVANS
Chief Executive Officer
SAEEC

NIGEL WARD
Senior Vice President
Toyota

EUSTACE MASHIMBYE
Chief Executive Officer
Proudly South African

IAN DELPORT
Head of Industrial Relations
DEFY Appliances

PROF. KAVILAN MOODLEY
University of Kwa-Zulu Natal
Associate Professor: School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science

MARTIN HALL
Strategy & Finance (Trustee)
Hall’s Retail