e-Kasi Fest 2017The Emergence of e-Kasi Innovation Economy

DAY 1

Time Session Presenter
08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:15 Welcome Address Tsholofelo Molatlou - CEO - Pyper Communications (PD)
09:15 - 10:00 Opening Remarks Mr. Lethabo Mokone - Chairman - PBICT, GP

Mr. Gabriel Ramokotjo - i-Village Foundation
10:30 -11:15 4th Industrial Revolution - Is it really a catalyst in developing e-Kasi Innovation Economy? Mr. Linda Khumalo - CEO - SADICO

Dr. Erika Kraemer - Mbula - Associate Professor of Economics- University of Johannesburg

Mr. Teboho Seseng - Manager- International Relations - Technology Innovation Agency (TIA)
11:15- 12:00 The Start-up Village: Developing sustainable entrepreneurial communities and start-up businesses: Accelerating e-Kasi Tech stars Mr. Ogone Ntwae - Senior Manager (eKasiLabs) Special Projects - Innovation Hub

Ms. Tamiko Sher - MD - Zazen Consulting

Mr. Mzingaye Kahla - Regional Manager - Shanduka Black Umbrellas
13:00 - 13:15 Entrepreneurship and Esports - Understanding the business of Esports Mr. Tashveer Bodhi - Manager - Maxum Digital Incubator
13:15 - 14:00 Women & Esports: Taking a Close Look at Diversity in Esports: Charmaine Van Niekerk - Head of Gaming - Acer Africa

Ms. Nzunzo Kente - Stakeholder Relations Manager - Ekasi Gaming
14:00 - 14:45 How to Increase Participation of Underrepresented Group in Esports Cambridge Mokanyane - CEO - VS Gaming

Ms. Morizane Boyes - President - Mind Sports South Africa

Mr. Given Radingwana - General Manager - Mega8 eSports
14:45 - 15:00 Fire chat Presentation Mr. Linda Maphalala - MD - Mictro Tech Consultants
15:00-15:15 Closing Remarks Day 1 End
DAY 2

Time Session Presenter
08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:45 Emergence of e-Kasi Innovation Economy Ms. Stella Ndabeni Abrahams - Deputy Minister - Department of Telecommunications and Posta Services
09:45 - 10:00 Decolonisation of Education Through Technology Mr Glenn Du Toit - Digital Business Development - Acer Africa
10:30 -11:15 The impact of broadband costs in stifling the eKasi creative economy - Mr. Walter M. Matli - Lecture - Vaal University

Mr. Thato Mfikwe - President - ISOC- Gauteng
11:15- 12:00 Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age: Using Social Media strategies in growing your start-up Mr. Thabo Ledima - Chief Creative Director - Glow Generations

Mr. Thato Mfikwe - President - ISOC- Gauteng
13:00 - 13:45 The underlying role of Intellectual property, in developing the eKasi Innovation ecosystem Mr. Khumisi Kganare - Director -KnK Incorporated
13:45 - 14:00 Funding and Investment in Emerging Technologies. Warren Hero- CTO - Microsoft South Africa
14:00 - 14:45 Blockchain Technologies and Bitcoin: What is it and what does it mean for eKasi Innovation Economy? Mr. Lorien Gamaroff - CEO - BankyMoon

Mr. Lucky Kgwadi - Co-Founder and President - Ekasi-bucks

Ms Lisa Rumelin - Managing Director & Regional Head, Leveraged Finance at Standard Chartered Bank Plc
14:45-15:00 Closing Remarks Day 2 End
DAY 3

Time Session Presenter
08:00 - 17:00 e-Kasi Gaming Expo Esports Competition

Virtual Reality in Gaming Experience.

Kids Corner

Arcade Games.

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