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Monday 26 August 2019
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Registration/Arrival Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Conference Opening & Welcome
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM
Mastering Influence and Collaboration To Achieve Your Strategic Goals
L&DHR
Laurie Ruettimann
Founder, LFR LLC (USA)
9:35 AM - 10:20 AM
The Future of Work, the Gig Economy and Uber
L&DHR
Susie Gleeson-Byrne
Head of HR, Uber Australia and New Zealand, HR for Uber Eats APAC (AUS)
10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
Morning Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM
Developing an Online E-Learning for Distell from “Seed to Sip”: My Journey
L&DHR
Bruce Walker
People Development & Capability Manager, Distell
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM
Remote Success: How My Team Beats Your Team in Their Pajamas
HR
Chris Dyer
CEO, Keynote Speaker & Best Selling Author, PeopleG2
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM
Implementing A Cloud Based HCM System & Supporting Systems: Our Rip-Roaring Voyage to Digitise HR
HR
Riaz Patel
Lead: Transformation and Change, Absa Group Limited
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM
Building Smart, Interconnected Digital Blended Learning Ecosystem For an Enhanced Learner Experience
L&D
Wayne Mott
Senior Advisor: Learning Experience, Agilite Consulting & Extensive Experience in the Utilies Sector (AUS)
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM
Sasol Case Study: Rebooting Learning for the Digital Era
L&D
Tanith Mohale
Learning Delivery Manager for Southern Africa, Sasol Ltd
11:35 AM - 12:15 PM
The Impacts of Organisational and Cultural Change on Engagement and How to Maintain a Great Working Environment
L&DHR
Richard Gilhooly
Head of People & Development, New Zealand Rugby (NZ)
11:35 AM - 12:15 PM
The Future of Work – Why HR Needs to be Ahead of The Curve
HR
Revani Manicum
Talent & Organisation Director Africa, Unilever (Pty) Ltd
11:35 AM - 12:15 PM
You Want Me To Do What?!? Why Context Matters in Leadership
HR
Brandon Pleaner
Head of Professional Services, SHL
11:35 AM - 12:15 PM
Looking to AI: Is There any Advantage in Learning Remaining Human?
L&D
Elmarie Grant
Learning & Development Manager, Webber Wentzel
11:35 AM - 12:15 PM
Leading a Data Driven Organisation – How May We Leverage Data to Create a Digital Transformation Strategy?
L&D
Liora Gross
Director, Leading Digital Transformation (LDX) Center of Excellence, Center for Creative Leadership
12:20 PM - 1:00 PM
Build a Culture of Accountability: Transforming Organisational Performance and Outperforming your Competitors
L&DHR
Gregory Bayne
Director & Psychologist, Total Leader & Coach Solutions Australia (AUS)
12:20 PM - 1:00 PM
Choosing the Right Operational and Educational Chatbot; its Use, Benefits and Key Success Factors
HR
Herman Kasselman
HR Executive: International & Compliance, The Aurum Institute, NPC
12:20 PM - 1:00 PM
Innovations That Are Shaping the Future of HR
HR
Richard Doherty
Senior Director of Product Marketing EMEA, Workday (UK)
12:20 PM - 1:00 PM
21st Century People - How Will Your Organisation Build Engagement, Innovation and Productivity in the New World of Work?
L&D
Donald Ross
Director: Learning Solutions EMEA North & Africa, SAP SuccessFactors (UK)
12:20 PM - 1:00 PM
Changing Learning – a Personal Experience
L&D
Thea Pelser
Associate Director: Learning & Development, PwC South Africa
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch & Exhibition Viewing
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Workday Innovation Customer Panel
L&DHR
Zuko Mdwaba
Country Director, Workday
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Meet your new HR Director – RoboCop
HR
Ronnie Toerien
HCM Development & Strategy Leader - Africa, Oracle Corporation
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Why Most Learning Fails & How to Fix It
L&D
Tim Slade
Speaker, Author, & Award-Winning Freelance eLearning Designer, TimSlade.com (USA)
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Restructuring to be Future Fit
L&D
Masindi Hoppenbrouwers
Leadership Development Manager, Liberty Group
2:45 PM - 3:10 PM
Driving Business Performance by Developing Your People: What the Data Tells Us
L&DHR
Jurie Van Zyl
- People Development Consultant, Skillogical
& Kuben Naicker
- Managing Director, Skillogical
2:45 PM - 3:10 PM
Coaching Nirvana: Save Time, Increase Efficiency, Accuracy and Up Your Game. Who Wouldn’t Want That?
HR
Susi Astengo
Managing Director, CoachMatching Pty (Ltd)
2:45 PM - 3:10 PM
The Art of Leveraging HR Technology to Drive Organisation Alignment and Employee Engagement
HR
Dane Amyot
Managing Director, bountiXP
2:45 PM - 3:10 PM
Partner Solutions Showcase
L&D
2:45 PM - 3:10 PM
Partner Solutions Showcase
L&D
3:15 PM - 3:55 PM
The Power of Gamified Recruitment
HR
Paul Keijzer
Co-Founder & CEO, The Talent Games
3:15 PM - 3:55 PM
Learning in the Age of Disruption
L&D
Sifikile Zondi
Head of Learning and Development, Ster-Kinekor Theatres
3:15 PM - 3:55 PM
How L&D Must Evolve to Thrive in the Digital Economy
L&D
Shaun Dippnall
CEO, EXPLORE Software
3:55 PM - 4:30 PM
Afternoon Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
4:30 PM - 5:10 PM
A Walking, Dancing, Miracle Sensation!
L&DHR
Oscar von Memerty
Motivational Speaker, Hip Hop Dancer & Entertainer
Tuesday 27 August 2019
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Registration/Arrival Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
8:30 AM - 8:40 AM
Conference Announcements
8:40 AM - 9:25 AM
Changing the Culture of Rugby – The Internal Culture Change Required to Support the Changing Face of Our Game
L&DHR
Richard Gilhooly
Head of People & Development, New Zealand Rugby (NZ)
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Are You Watering the Right Tree? Exploring the Balance Between Technology, Innovation, Data and the Well-being of Your People
L&DHR
Gregory Bayne
Director & Psychologist, Total Leader & Coach Solutions Australia (AUS)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Morning Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
To Survive and Thrive in the Workplace of the Future, Stop Focusing Budgets on Digital Skills
L&DHR
Mike Perk
CEO, WWC
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
The Power of Culture: Learnings from Uber’s Cultural Journey
HR
Susie Gleeson-Byrne
Head of HR, Uber Australia and New Zealand, HR for Uber Eats APAC (AUS)
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Identifying Talent by Triangulating Results of Performance Reviews, Psychometric Assessments and Microsoft Office Behaviour
HR
George Honiball
Talent Manager, Rand Mutual Assurance Company Limited
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
How to Build a High-Performing Learning Team
L&D
Tim Slade
Speaker, Author, & Award-Winning Freelance eLearning Designer, TimSlade.com (USA)
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
The Impact Technology is Having in Learning and Development
L&D
Rob Bothma
Strategic Business Solution Engineer, Oracle
11:35 AM - 12:20 PM
You Are HR: Re-Imagining Human Resources in a Talent-Driven Economy
L&DHR
Laurie Ruettimann
Founder, LFR LLC (USA)
11:35 AM - 12:20 PM
WTF?! – 7 Cultural Changes that Matter
HR
Chris Dyer
CEO, Keynote Speaker & Best Selling Author, PeopleG2
11:35 AM - 12:20 PM
Give Your Employees the Experience They Deserve
HR
Hitesh Tailor
- Sales Director, Service Now (UK)
& Darrin Estey
- Senior Product Manager, Service Now (USA)
11:35 AM - 12:20 PM
The L&D Pitch Deck: An Investor's Perspective on Evaluating L&D Programs & Technologies
L&D
Louis Janse van Rensburg
CEO, Glengarry Capital (Pty) Ltd
11:35 AM - 12:20 PM
Digital Transformation in the Learning Landscape – A Learner’s Perspective
L&D
Nero Naidoo
Global Services Lead: Learning Management Shared Services, Anglo American PLC
12:25 PM - 12:50 PM
Partner Solutions Showcase
L&DHR
12:25 PM - 12:50 PM
Technology for Success: Define it. Measure it. Why Talent Fit Matters and How To Achieve It
HR
Alex Pires
Country Product Leader for Sub-Saharan Africa, Korn Ferry (Pty) Ltd
12:25 PM - 12:50 PM
People Analytics: Creating the New World of Work
HR
Richard Doherty
Senior Director of Product Marketing EMEA, Workday (UK)
12:25 PM - 12:50 PM
Partner Solutions Showcase
L&D
12:25 PM - 12:50 PM
Partner Solutions Showcase
L&D
12:50 PM - 1:50 PM
Lunch & Exhibition Viewing
1:50 PM - 2:35 PM
Compassion at Work
L&DHR
Leigh Bowden
Founder, Workspace Synergy
1:50 PM - 2:35 PM
HR’s Role in Building Trust in a Hypergrowth Environment
HR
Raisa Rice Meiswinkel
Talent Business Partner, 2U
1:50 PM - 2:35 PM
AR in Action: Manny Leading the Way to Digitalisation Within HR at Anglo American Platinum
HR
Hugo Coetzee
Senior Functional Specialist: M4S, Anglo American Platinum Limited
1:50 PM - 2:35 PM
Adapting to the Demands of Digitalisation
L&D
Wayne Mott
Senior Advisor: Learning Experience, Agilite Consulting & Extensive Experience in the Utilies Sector (AUS)
1:50 PM - 2:35 PM
Develop to Perform: Paving the Path for Continuous Development
L&D
Jannie Malan
Solution and Management Consultant, Workday
2:40 PM - 3:25 PM
The Rise of Humans: How Robots will Re-Awaken the Human Potential
L&DHR
Tricia Jones
Capacity Builder/Performance Coach, Innovative Capacity Building Solutions cc T/A Capacity Builder
2:40 PM - 3:25 PM
Tomorrow's Workforce, Today – Productivity, Experience, HR Technology and the Workplace
HR
Barry Vorster
HR Technology, Future of Work and Culture leader, PwC
2:40 PM - 3:25 PM
The Blueprint for Performance Management in the New World of Work
HR
Deborah Hartung
Leadership & Culture Changemaker, Coach, Writer, Speaker & Podcaster, Pivot PeopleTech
2:40 PM - 3:25 PM
Designing a Digital Learning Strategy!
L&D
Zolani Lugawe
Head of Learning, SA Taxi Development Finance
3:25 PM - 3:45 PM
Afternoon Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Closing Panel Discussion
L&DHR
4:25 PM - 4:30 PM
Conference Close & Prizes