Breakfast & Registration
Introduction
Naledi MoleoShado Twala

Welcome & Explanation of Health Safety protocols and two-day summit process.

  • Naledi Moleo (Program Director of Africa Brand Summit)

    Naledi Moleo

    Program Director of Africa Brand Summit
  • Shado Twala (Program Director of Africa Brand Summit)

    Shado Twala

    Program Director of Africa Brand Summit
Welcome
Solly Moeng
Welcome Address
David Maynier
  • David Maynier (Provincial Minister at Economic Opportunities)

    David Maynier

    Provincial Minister at Economic Opportunities

    David Maynier has served for the past ten years as a Member if the National Assembly in Parliament.

    During that time he has was a member or an alternate member of the Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans, Joint Standing Committee in Defence, Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Standing
    Committee on Appropriations and Standing Committee on Finance.

    David Maynier has a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Honours) from the University of Cape Town and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University.

    He will be working round the clock over the next five years to: grow the economy and create jobs; maintain stable public finances; promote clean government in the Western Cape.

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Keynote Address
Professor Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba
  • Professor Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba (Dean at School of Law – Kabarak University (Kenya))

    Professor Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba

    Dean at School of Law – Kabarak University (Kenya)

    Prof. PLO Lumumba is an Associate Professor of Public Law, a holder of an LL.D (Doctor of Laws) on the Law of the Sea from the University of Ghent, Belgium, Master of Laws degree and Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi. Prof PLO Lumumba holds an honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) (Honoris Causa) from the University of Cape Coast in Ghana. He is also a holder of the Degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) (Honoris Causa) from Bells University of Technology in Nigeria. He has been trained on Humans Rights at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies University of London in England, Humanitarian Law at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of the University of Lund in Sweden and on International Humanitarian Law in Geneva, Switzerland. He is an Advocate of the High Courts of Kenya and Tanganyika and a Certified Mediator. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya FCPS (K), a Fellow of the Kenya Institute of Management (FKIM) and Honorary Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences (FAAS). He is the Chairman of Farafina Investment Group in Monrovia, Liberia and Economic Strategic Growth and Development Initiative for Africa based in Nigeria.

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The impact of perceptions on destinations
Saurabh Uboweja

Highlights from around the world

  • Saurabh Uboweja (Managing Partner at Brands of Desire Consulting)

    Saurabh Uboweja

    Managing Partner at Brands of Desire Consulting
Q & A
Phumlani Majozi
Tea Break
Pre-Recorded Speech: Healthy Social Justice
Professor Thuli MadonselaDr Nardos Bekele-Thomas

Healthy Social Justice is important for socio-economic and political stability; ultimately country image. It also enables a positive climate for the realisation of Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Professor Thuli Madonsela (aw Faculty Trust Chair In Social Justice at Stellenbosch University L aw Faculty Trust Chair In)

    Professor Thuli Madonsela

    aw Faculty Trust Chair In Social Justice at Stellenbosch University L aw Faculty Trust Chair In
  • Dr Nardos Bekele-Thomas (UN Resident Coordinator)

    Dr Nardos Bekele-Thomas

    UN Resident Coordinator
Panel 5: Social Justice
Professor Catherine SchenkBongiwe MlangeniMandisa Kalako-WilliamsSampo SuihkoRev. Mautji PatakiLorenzo Davids

Has social justice been placed on the back banner, in SA/ Africa?
What should be the role of government?
Is (South) African media playing the role it should be in shining the torch on abuses or positive stories?
Should all global funding go through governments or is it better directed at specific civil society initiatives that drive social justice?

  • Professor Catherine Schenk (Chair: Department of Waste and Society at University of Western Cape)

    Professor Catherine Schenk

    Chair: Department of Waste and Society at University of Western Cape
  • Bongiwe Mlangeni (Executive Director of Social Justice Institute of SA)

    Bongiwe Mlangeni

    Executive Director of Social Justice Institute of SA
  • Mandisa Kalako-Williams (Community Development Consultant)

    Mandisa Kalako-Williams

    Community Development Consultant
  • Sampo Suihko (General Director of Omnia)

    Sampo Suihko

    General Director of Omnia
  • Rev. Mautji Pataki

    Rev. Mautji Pataki

  • Lorenzo Davids (Chief Executive & Solutions Designer at Community Chest)

    Lorenzo Davids

    Chief Executive & Solutions Designer at Community Chest
Q & A
Dr Marlene Le Roux
Speaker Session: The Food Value Chain Space
Bennie Van Rooy

Africa is a net importer of food crops instead of being a net exporter, why is this the case?
What is the status of Africa’s food production and export capacity?
What are the threats and opportunities?
What skills, technologies, policies, and legislation are needed to turn the situation around?

  • Bennie Van Rooy (CEO of Grobank)

    Bennie Van Rooy

    CEO of Grobank
Speaker Session: The Food Value Chain Space
Mbali Nwoko

What are the key challenges faced by emerging commercial farmers?
Are such challenges unique to South Africa or are they replicated across the continent?
What can emerging commercial farmers across Africa do to have their voices heard and taken seriously by policy makers?

  • Mbali Nwoko (CEO of Green Terrace)

    Mbali Nwoko

    CEO of Green Terrace
Speaker Session: The Food Value Chain Space
Ivan Meyer

What is agriculture’s contribution to the economy of the Western Cape?
What are this sector’s Strengths and Weaknesses
Where are the Opportunities and what are the threats?
What percentage of Western Cape agricultural produce gets exported to the rest of the continent, versus the percentages exported in other parts of the world?
To what extent do phenomena such as climate change and the aging farmer population pose a threat to this sector?

  • Ivan Meyer (Western Cape Provincial Minister at Agriculture)

    Ivan Meyer

    Western Cape Provincial Minister at Agriculture
Q & A
Ryland Fisher
Lunch
Speaker Session: Country/Continental Communication of global crises: The case of Covid-19
Maxim Behar

How have international institutions such as WHO and other countries managed communication around Covid-19? Who came up tops, why? And who lost the plot, why? Was there visible international coordination or were countries left to do their own thing? What lessons can be drawn for the future? Invite Reps from: AU, CDC, WHO Africa, etc.

  • Maxim Behar (President at President: World Communication Forum Association Davos)

    Maxim Behar

    President at President: World Communication Forum Association Davos
Breakfast & Registration
Introduction
Naledi MoleoShado Twala

Welcome & Explanation of Health Safety protocols and two-day summit process .

  • Naledi Moleo (Program Director of Africa Brand Summit)

    Naledi Moleo

    Program Director of Africa Brand Summit
  • Shado Twala (Program Director of Africa Brand Summit)

    Shado Twala

    Program Director of Africa Brand Summit
Welcome Message
Solly Moeng
The State of South African Cities Report (SOCR)
Sithole Mbanga

What are the highlights?
What are the key achievements
What are they challenges?

  • Sithole Mbanga (CEO of SA Cities Network)

    Sithole Mbanga

    CEO of SA Cities Network
Speaker Session (SA Cities as destination brand)

Which South African Cities are positioned as strong destination brands to attract leisure and business tourism and other foreign exchange earning opportunities; and how does SA Cities Network support them?
Which Cities have potential to be positioned as strong destination brand and what is being done to help them along?

Speaker Session (SA Cities and Continent)

What twinning or other kinds of relationships exist between South African Cities (and towns) and others in the rest of the continent?

TBA
Q & A / Discussion
Phumlani Majozi
Tea
Speaker Session: MICE Sector
Sisa Ntshona

What big is the global MICE pie and who is getting the biggest part it?
How can Africa grow its share of this pie, especially in the aftermath of Covid-19
How can the MICE sector be used to build a solid knowledge economy in Africa?

  • Sisa Ntshona (CEO of SA Tourism)

    Sisa Ntshona

    CEO of SA Tourism
Speaker Session: MICE SectorAfrica post Covid-19
Dr. Taleb Rifai

Can Africa draft a single plan to attract a bigger slice of the lucrative MICE market?
What will it take for Africa to be post Covid-19 ready to resume and grow tourism?
What lessons can Africa take from more established regions of the world in this area?

  • Dr. Taleb Rifai (Patron at African Tourism Board)

    Dr. Taleb Rifai

    Patron at African Tourism Board
Speaker Session: Africa Tourism Board
Mr Cuthbert Ncube

Is there any merit in African National Tourism Boards breaking down current silos in order to better coordinate their global marketing effort and, where possible, use pool resources to promote the continent?
What would it take for this to happen and what would be the downsides, if any?

  • Mr Cuthbert Ncube (Executive Chairman at African Tourism Board)

    Mr Cuthbert Ncube

    Executive Chairman at African Tourism Board
Speaker Session: Associations
Glenton De Kock

What role can associations play nationally, regionally and across the continent?

  • Glenton De Kock (CEO of SAACI)

    Glenton De Kock

    CEO of SAACI
Speaker Session: Tourism Sector (Africa)
Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa

How coordinated is the tourism sector across the continent? Tell us about the Strengths, the Weaknesses, the Opportunities, and the Threats

  • Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa (CEO of Tourism Business Council of South Africa)

    Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa

    CEO of Tourism Business Council of South Africa
Speaker Session: MICE Sector (Global Trends)
Dr Rob Davidson

Global Trends in the MICE Sector
What African destinations should look out and prepare for?

  • Dr Rob Davidson (MD at MICE Knowledge)

    Dr Rob Davidson

    MD at MICE Knowledge
Speaker Session: MICE Sector (Russia)
Tatyana Fleganova

The MICE Sector in Russia; Opportunities and Challenges
Lessons for Africa

  • Tatyana Fleganova (Head at Ural Congress Bureau)

    Tatyana Fleganova

    Head at Ural Congress Bureau
Q & A
Rashid Toefy
Lunch
Speaker Session: The post-Covid-19 African Economic at a Glance
Mr Akinwumi Adesina

What has been the key impact of Covid-19?
How has Africa come out, compared to other regions of the world?
Where must post Covid-19 African Economic development focus?
Where will FDI come from in a world where competition for funds has grown massively?

  • Mr Akinwumi Adesina (CEO of African Development Bank)

    Mr Akinwumi Adesina

    CEO of African Development Bank
Speaker Session: Research Presentation: African Economic Outlook and Brand Perceptions
Hanan Morsy

Taking into account the impact of Covid-19, what is the economic status quo in Africa? What can be achieved in the short-medium-terms to reinvigorate productivity across the board and place value on Brand Africa?
What are the key Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats?

  • Hanan Morsy (Director: African Economic Outlook of African Development Bank)

    Hanan Morsy

    Director: African Economic Outlook of African Development Bank
Speaker Session: Driving the realisation of an African Free Trade Area in the post Covid-19 era
Wamkele Mene

What policy frameworks will be needed?
What will it take to ensure that such policy frameworks will be implemented by all relevant authorities and adequate funds allocated for their implementation?
Who will monitor implementation and report on progress, annually?

  • Wamkele Mene (Secretary-General at Africa Continental Free Trade Area)

    Wamkele Mene

    Secretary-General at Africa Continental Free Trade Area
Speaker Session: Continental economic integration, global economic integration
Busisiwe Mavuso

Must priority be placed on the integration of African economies ahead of global integration, or can the two processes be managed in tandem without creating bottlenecks for African economic integration?
What must African economic powerhouses such as South Africa and Nigeria be doing to help?

  • Busisiwe Mavuso (CEO of Business Leadership South Africa)

    Busisiwe Mavuso

    CEO of Business Leadership South Africa