PROGRAMME

DATE AND TIME

TOPIC

RECORDING

SESSION 1

Tue, 1 September 2020 at 08:30 – 10:00

Digital transformation in a time of adversity

The session will focus on challenges and data solutions for big business. It is led by Google’s Director for Sub-Saharan Africa and their main enablement partner, Digicloud Africa.

Speakers:

Gregory MacLennan CA(SA)
Nitin Gajria

SESSION 2

Wed, 2 September 2020 at 08:30 – 10:00

The trends and changes that innovative businesses are applying now.

Hear from a panel that includes the experienced Flux Trends team, the founder of online education giant GetSmarter, and the CEO of leading biotech company, NextBio.

Speakers:

Bronwyn Williams
Dion Chang
Robert Paddock
Kim Hulett CA(SA)

SESSION 3

Thur, 3 September 2020 at 08:30 – 10:00

Business Continuity: The steps that business is taking to innovate and build back their market position.

Bruce Whitfield interviews an excellent senior panel from FlySafair, Uber and SAP Concur.

Speakers:

Bruce Whitfield
Elmar Conradie CA(SA)
Angelique Montalto
Timothy Kiluba CA(SA)

SESSION 4

Mon, 7 September 2020 at 08:30 – 10:00

Managing Uncertainty by seeing the CFO trends and applying the right strategy and cloud tech solutions.

Sage’s Finance Director for Africa and the Middle East will lead this session, alongside finance and technology leaders.

Speakers:

Jordaan Burger CA(SA)
Arthur Goldstuck
Fatima Mamod CA(SA)
Joy Des Fountain

SESSION 5

Wed, 9 September 2020 at 08:30 – 10:00

The Future Finance Leader: How is the future of work shaping our own careers decisions?

A panel that blends youth and experience – and companies like Tencent, Sandvik, Sage and Deloitte – will discuss the career challenges that CAs and aspiring finance leaders should be considering.

Speakers:

Tramayne Monaghan CA(SA)
Ashanika Perimal CA(SA)
Jordaan Burger CA(SA)
Philip Hechter

SESSION 6

Thu, 10 September 2020 at 08:30 – 10:00

Growth & Entrepreneurship in the midst of business lockdown and restrictions.

Pioneering companies like Aerobotics and SweepSouth will talk about their local and international growth despite such a unique and difficult period for businesses.

Speakers:

Tim Willis CA(SA)
Mark Stewart CA(SA)
Daniel Newland CA(SA)
Aisha Pandor

SESSION 7

Mon, 14 September 2020 at 08:30 – 10:00

Digital Transformation: Tips, Tricks and Tools.

CFOs are joined by Executives from tech giants like Microsoft, Dell and Sage to talk about Digital Strategy and Best Practice.

Speakers:

Dumisani Dlamini
Douglas Woolley
Doug Batchelor
Pieter Bensch

SESSION 8

Tue, 15 September 2020 at 08:30 – 10:00

Corporate Governance: What is being done to ensure good governance is in place during Covid-19 pandemic? And what are the solutions for finance teams that feel “over-regulation” stifles business growth?

Bruce Whitfield interviews the Auditor General and some renowned CFOs from both Public and Private Sector.

Speakers:

Bruce Whitfield
Kimi Makwetu CA(SA)
Mpho Mookapele CA(SA)
Mike Smith CA(SA)

SESSION 9

Tue, 22 September 2020 at 08:30 – 10:00

Financial Reporting & Technology: Accounting and disclosure considerations, New processes & controls in the remote working place, and IFRS16

This is a blend of experienced panellists from SAICA, The University of Johannesburg, reporting tech firm CaseWare, and the CFO of a listed company (Adcock Ingram).

Speakers:

Milton Segal CA(SA)
Prof Ahmed Mohammadali Haji CA(SA)
Dorette Neethling CA(SA)
Jodi Joseph CA(SA)

SESSION 10

Wed, 23 September 2020 at 08:30 – 10:00

A Healthy Business Model: Looking after you – and your team’s – mental wellbeing and health

CAMAF and their guests discuss one of the most important topics for you and your business during the extended Lockdown.

Speakers:

Dr Philemon Masopha
Grant Greeff CA(SA)
Loshni Naidoo
Rachel Nkgodi CA(SA)