Spotlight on keynotes at Totally Concrete and African Construction Expos

21 May 2014

With African Construction and Totally Concrete Expos and Conferences less than one week away, we’ll soon be rising the curtain on some truly good moments at Africa’s only all things concrete and construction event.

Make sure you don’t miss out on our joint African Construction and Totally Concrete keynote sessions taking place every morning from 9:00 in the Bill Gallagher Room:

Monday, 26 May 2014, 9h00: Innovation and the future

This session identifies strategic opportunities in the larger African construction marketplace and provides you with the tools and strategies needed to effectively harness these opportunities.

Keynote address: Tracking the African Future by Daniel Silke, Director, Political Futures Consultancy, South Africa

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 9h00: Accessing the African construction market place
Hosted by PPC Cement

The high level keynote session provides practical insight into the legal and regulatory risks for project finance and implementation and the wealth of business opportunities available in Africa’s construction market. The ensuing discussion is designed to strengthen the voice of the private sector in Africa as well as facilitate cross-border collaboration.
Key note address: How to strategize like a fox by Clem Sunter, Scenario Planner, South Africa

Wednesday, 28 May 2014, 9h00: Taking Architecture into the Future
Hosted by: SAIA

A consortium of industry association presidents discussing how SAIA is taking architecture into the future through its new Business Plan and Strategy and how South Africa through SAIA has won the bid to host the world congress for architecture, Architecture Otherware Durban 2014, which is the architectural equivalent to hosting the FIFA world Cup. They will be exploring how they work together with other architects on the African continent to share best practices and grow the profession and its profile on the continent.

 Obert Chakarisa , CEO, South African Institute of Architecture (SAIA), South Africa
 Karen Eicher, Director, Architects Collective, South Africa
 Pieter Matthews, President, Pretoria institute of Architecture, South Africa
 Fanuel Motsepe, Director, Motsepe Architects (Pty) Ltd., South Africa
 Alayne Reesberg, CEO, World Design Capital, South Africa
 Daniel Van Der Merwe, President, Gauteng institute of Architecture, South Africa

We look forward to welcoming you to these prestigious events. 

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