Exclusive for: IT Executives
Location: The Leonardo, Sandton, Johannesburg
Date & Time: 06 July 2023 10:00
Brain GAIN! The ultimate dialogue about talent & skills in times of AI
Are you an IT Executive? If so, Join us at the very first CIO Day. This is the essential learning and networking event for top CIOs and IT directors.
Theme for the day is: Brain GAIN! The ultimate dialogue about talent & skills in times of AI. We’ll be brainstorming talent & skills challenges and solutions, we’ll discuss retention strategies and building “AI-ready” IT teams and we’ll be unpacking the goal to accelerate digital skills tenfold among young South Africans to build a digital powerhouse. Besides this, we’ll also debate ways to build a cybersecurity-aware culture and consider the IT talent landscape across the whole of Africa.
You will be hearing from the likes of Mteto Nyati (Chairman BSG), Vukani Mngxati (CEO Accenture Africa), Glen Krynauw (CIO programme lead at Deloitte) and a host of other leading CEOs and CIOs. A keynote will be delivered by the award-winning founder, author and World Economic Forum Tech Pioneer Jos Dirkx. In her talk Why Great Ideas Die she will interrogate how to drive ROI and leverage collective intelligence within your IT team.
Over a 3-course lunch from their legendary Aurum restaurant will be included!
09h30 Arrival & registration
10h00 Kick-off: Brain GAIN!
10h30 CIO Brainstorms & debrief: how do YOU solve your skills challenge?
11h45 Panel: How to increase our most in demand digital skills tenfold, with Mteto Nyati (Chairman BSG), Vukani Mngxati (CEO Accenture Africa), Nicola Galombik (Executive Director Yellowwoods) and Ziaad Suleman (CCO EOH)
12h30 Aurum Executive Lunch
13h15 Why great ideas die: A how-to guide for 21st century innovation, with Jos Dirkx – award-winning founder, author and World Economic Forum tech pioneer
14h00 Round tables & discussions around AI, cybersecurity and skills-based hiring, with Josh Souchon (CIO Sasfin), Debra Marais (CIO Altron), Nkosenhle Ngongoma (CIO Ascendis Health), Boyd Chislett (Liquid Intelligent Technologies) and Glen Krynauw (Deloitte)
15h30 Sasol's strategic approach to generative AI, with Lungile Mginqi (CIO) and Bramley Maetsa (Innovation Projects)
16h00 AI in Africa
16h30 Together to the top! Drinks at Alto234, the highest urban bar in Africa (until 18h00) Separate RSVP necessary - we will be in touch about this!
Secure your attendance via email with Nomahlubi Sonjica, CIO South Africa, Community Manager, [email protected]