22 AUGUST 2019
HOST: JACOB MOSHOKOA
THEME: REIMAGINING THE FUTURE TOGETHER
PROPOSED WORKING AGENDA, TOPICS AND SPEAKERS
08h20 – 08H25 General welcome - Jacob Moshokoa
08h25 – 08h40 Sponsor Address – Innovation Group, AutoTrader
08h40 – 08h50 Technology Innovation Agency
08h50 – 09h00 NAAMSA Welcome - NAAMSA Executive Director and CEO – Mike Mbasa
EMBRACING INNOVATION AS AN INDISPENSABLE CATALYST FOR PROSPERITY AND SUSTAINABLE GROWTH
The session will interrogate how best we can use the Automotive Masterplan to collaborate better to build a resilient automotive sector, creating joint prosperity and unlocking the potential for growth and development of the sector.
09H00–09H30 Is the Automotive Masterplan robust enough to insulate future changes?
SPEAKER: Douglas Comrie – Director B&M Analysts - TBC
09H35-10H05 How will localisation and transformation create joint prosperity and unlock growth?
SPEAKER: Andrew Kirby – President, NAAMSA
10H10-10H40 Is Government ready as a catalyst and an enabler for change?
SPEAKER: Minister of Trade and Industry - TBC
10h40– 11h00 Tea/Coffee Recess
AUTOMOTIVE TRENDS, TECHNOLOGY AND CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR
This session will examine the increasingly digital ecosystem and disruptive landscape in which the automotive industry finds itself. Global energy trends and the importance of clean fuels in South Africa, as well as how consumer behavior is changing and the impact on the automotive industry will be addressed.
11h05–11h35 INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Autonomous, Connected, Electric & Sharing (ACES)
SPEAKER: Nissan Intelligent Mobility (NIM)
11H40–12H30 PANEL DISCUSSION:
Theme: Is the South African Automotive Industry ready to lead the innovation charge?
Host: Mike Vincent – Director Deloitte
Panel: Minister of Trade and Industry, NIM, Spencer Dale Global Chief Economist British Petroleum, Hiten Parmar - Director uYilo eMobility, Craig Parker - Research Director, Associate Fellow Frost & Sullivan, George Mienie – CEO AutoTrader
12H30-12H40 SHORT RECESS
12h40 – 13H05 The consumer of tomorrow, impact of buying behavior and the role of dealerships
SPEAKER: Ghana Msibi – Executive Head Motor Division Wesbank
13H10– 13H30 Industry Roadmap, vote of thanks and closing remarks
SPEAKER: Mike Mabasa – NAAMSA CEO
PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE. THE ORGANISER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE PROGRAM