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Programme

09h00

Key Note address

Industry Address

Plenary Hall
Deputy-Minister_Latest

Deputy Minister Philly Mapulane

Deputy Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies - South Africa

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09h30

Key Note address

Virtual
Official Message

Plenary Hall
Doreen_Bogdan-Martin

Doreen Bogdan-Martin

Director of the Telecommunication Development Bureau - International Telecommunications Union (ITU)

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09h36

Key Note address

Official Opening Speech

Plenary Hall
Andile New

Dr Andile Ngcaba

President - Digital Council Africa

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10h00

Key Note address

Industry Address

Plenary Hall
Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa

Prof Kgosientsho Ramakgopa

Lead Infrastructure South Africa

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10h00

Key Note address

Virtual
Industry Address

Plenary Hall
goran marby

Goran Marby

President and Chief Executive Officer - ICANN

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10h30

Key Note address

Industry Address

Plenary Hall
Evan Jones Bio

Evan Jones

Chief Strategy Officer - Harambee

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11h00

Tea break

EXHIBITION FLOOR

11h30

Key Note address

Industry Address

Plenary Hall
eddy-kayihura

Eddy Kayihura

Chief Executive Officer - AFRINIC

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12h00

Key Note address

Virtual
Industry Address

Plenary Hall
Thomas Lamanauskas

Tomas Lamanauskas

Managing Partner - Envision Associates

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12h15

Key Note Discussion

Hard Talk:
Inclusion in the Technology Sector

Plenary Hall
jorge mendes

Jorge Mendes

Chief Consumer Officer - Vodacom

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kholiwe

Kholiwe Makhohliso

Vice President & Country Director - Software AG

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Veronica Motloutsi

Managing Director - SmartDigital Solutions

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Juanita Clark

Juanita Clark

Chief Executive Officer - Digital Council Africa

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13h00 - 14h00

Lunch

EXHIBITION FLOOR

Breakout Sessions Commence

14h00

Panel Discussion

Connecting a continent: Africa’s Global cross connect hub

Plenary Hall
Nthabi moketimi

Moderated by Nthabi Mokitimi-Dlamini

Field Marketing - Nokia Sub-Saharan Africa

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Ryan Sher

Ryan Sher

Chief Operating Officer - WIOCC

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Prenesh Padayachee 3

Prenesh Padayachee

Group Chief Digital Officer - Seacom

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Rosalind Thomas

Dr Rosalind Thomas

Chief Executive Officer - SAEx

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Huawei Workshop

15h00

Opening

MC

Marius 1a

Marius Engelbrecht

Senior Strategy Consultant - Huawei Southern Africa Region

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Introduction

Juanita Clark

Juanita Clark

Chief Executive Officer - Digital Council Africa

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Welcome speech

David Chen 2

Samuel Chen

President of Southern Africa Carrier Network Business Group - Huawei

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Keynote speech

Deputy-Minister_Latest

Deputy Minister Philly Mapulane

Deputy Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies - South Africa

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Plenary Hall

15h25

Fibre Industry Development and Policy Incentives

Industry voice(Virtual)

Michael Philpott

Michael Philpott

Research Director - Omdia

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Government voice

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Lassina Konate

Director of Digital Economy and Telecommunications - Ministry of Digital Economy, Telecommunication and Innovation - Cote d'Ivoire

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Government voice

Kundo Andrea Matthew

Deputy Minister Kundo Andrea Mathew

Ministry of Information, Communication & Information Technology -Tanzania

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Government voice

Dr Chris Baryomunsi

Dr Chris Baryomunsi

Minister of Information, Communication & Technology and National Guidance - Uganda

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Plenary Hall

16h10

Fibre Business Exploration

Industry voice

dietlof

Dietlof Mare

Chief Executive Officer - Vumatel

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Industry voice

rpt

Sunil Piyarlall

Member representative - WBBA

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Regulator voice

David

David Mathu

General Manager, Construction Research, Business Development, Training and Capacity Building - National Construction Authority - Kenya

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Plenary Hall

16h30

MOU Signing

Plenary Hall

16h40

Panel Discussion

Joint Cooperation

Adam Lane AL moderator-700

Moderated by Adam Lane

Deputy CEO, Government Affairs - Huawei Kenya

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lassina

Lassina Konate

Director of Digital Economy and Telecommunications - Ministry of Digital Economy, Telecommunication and Innovation - Cote d'Ivoire

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rpt

Sunil Piyarlall

Executive Network Architecture and Modeling - Openserve

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Daniel Kitui

Daniel Kitui

Standards Officer - Kenya Bureau Of Standards

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Kutlwano Chaba

Kutlwano Chaba

Chief Digital Officer - SALGA

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Louise Martin

Louise Martin

Chief Executive Officer - Estate Living

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Plenary Hall

17h05

Vote of thanks

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Frank Yang

Vice President of Southern Africa - Huawei

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Plenary Hall

17h10 - 18h30

Networking

Cocktails and Live Music

EXHIBITION FLOOR

14h00

Presentation

Cell C’s journey from telco to techno: a digital solutions enabler supporting forward-thinking customer and partners

Tower Stream
Deena Rajah-600

Deena Rajah

Wholesale Business Development Manager - Cell C

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herman pretorius

Herman Pretorius

Executive: Mobile Virtual Network Operators - Cell C

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14h30

Presentation

Public Private Partnerships to achieve ubiqoutous connectivity

Tower Stream
Batyi New

Nomvuyiso Batyi

Chief Executive Officer - Association of Communications and Technology

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15h00

In Conversation with...

Towers for Africa: Challenges
and Opportunities

Tower Stream
PBG colour profile

Moderated by Pieter Grootes

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Luoeen

Loueen Blunden

Executive Head Capital Projects - American Tower Corporation

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Marilyn

Marilyn Rweyemamu

SBA Communications

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15h40

Presentation

Achieving 5G – the opportunity

Tower Stream
Dobek Pater 2

Dobek Pater

Director - Africa Analysis

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16h00

In Interview With...

Ubiquitous Connectivity:
Methodologies for Connecting the Unconnected

Tower Stream
Dobek Pater 2

Moderated by Dobek Pater

Director - Africa Analysis

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Vanzyl

Van Zyl Botha

Chief Executive Officer - Herotel

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Dewald Boysen

Dewald Booysen

Chief Operations Officer - Vumatel

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Ian Thomson

Ian Thomson

Managing Director - TooMuch Wifi

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Keith Pitout

Keith Pitout

Chief Technical Officer - Indigo Broadband SA

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17h00 - 18h30

Networking

Cocktails and Live Music

EXHIBITION FLOOR

Datacentres & Cloud Stream brought to you by

14h00

Presentation

Create a robust, scalable and connected enterprise with an IoT platform as a foundation – Some innovative practical use cases

Data & Cloud Hall
Gareth Whitaker

Gareth Whitaker

Director of Solutions and Innovation - Software AG South Africa

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14h30

Presentation

Quantifying the impact of Covid19 on data usage

Data & Cloud Hall
Michele McCann

Michele McCann

Head of Interconnection & Peering - Teraco

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Microsoft Workshop

15h00

Welcome & Opening Address Microsoft Roundtable:

RSA Government Digital Transformation Enablers

Data & Cloud Hall
Siya Madyibi3

Siyabonga Madiybi

Executive Director - Microsoft South Africa

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15h30

Microsoft Roundtable:

Securing National Strategic Infrastructure

Data & Cloud Hall
Dr sithole

Dr Happy Sithole

Center Manager - National Integrated Cyber-Infrastructure, CSIR-NICIS

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16h00

Microsoft Roundtable:

Government Panel Discussion

Data & Cloud Hall
Andile Stofile

Moderated by Andile Stofile

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Makabongwe Siziba

Director: Corporate Governance of ICT - DPSA

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Gaethijwe Letlhaku

Advisor: IGR & Strategic Relations - SALGA

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Adv Lufuno Khorommbi

Adv Lufuno Khorommbi

Director, Specialist Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Governance - Orizur Consulting

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Rachel

Rachel Manxeba

Senior Manager Data Architect - SALGA

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17h00 - 18h30

Networking

Cocktails and Live Music

EXHIBITION FLOOR

09h00

Presentation

Industry Address

Plenary Hall
Mr Matome Madibana

Matome Madibana

Chief Executive Officer - MICT SETA

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09h30

Panel Discussion

Global Conversations: Trends from around the world

Plenary Hall
Adam Lane AL moderator-700

Moderated by Adam Lane

Deputy CEO, Government Affairs - Huawei Kenya

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Gary Bolton Headshot

Gary Bolton

President and CEO - Fibre Broadband Association North America

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Vincent Garnier

Vincent Garnier

Director General - FTTH Council Europe

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Rusafie_Latest

Rusafie Alam

Associate Manager - FTTH Council Asia Pacific

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Gavin Faulds

Board Member - Fiber Connect Council MENA