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HIGH-PROFILE SPEAKERS FOR THE 3rd SOUTHERN AFRICAN METALS AND ENGINEERING INDABA

 

DATE:        14-15 SEPTEMBER 2017

VENUE:     The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) Conference Centre, 19 Friedman Road, Sandton

TIME:         07:00

The two-day Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba kicks off at the IDC Conference Centre, Sandton on Thursday next week (14 September).

 

The Indaba is a platform to address challenges currently facing the manufacturing sector in general and the metals and engineering sector in particular. It features high-profile speakers and panelists such as:

  • ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza;
  • Deloitte Emerging Markets and Africa MD Dr Martyn Davies;
  • Business Leadership SA CEO Bonang Mohale;
  • Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu;
  • Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant;
  • NUMSA General Secretary Irvin Jim;
  • COSATU General Secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali;
  • Turbo Voith MD Charl Folscher; and
  • Business Leadership SA CEO Tanya Cohen.

ANC Treasurer Dr Zweli Mkhize will deliver the Opening Address and Former African Union Chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will deliver the Closing Address.

Challenges facing the sector include unfair competition from highly-subsidized countries, weak exports and job losses.

You are invited to attend and cover the conference and the various plenary sessions (See attached programme).

Enquiries

Siseko Njobeni

Communications Manager

Tel: (011) 298 9411 and 082 602 1725

Email: siseko@seifsa.co.za

Web: www.seifsa.co.za

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