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Please note: This programme is subject to change

DAY 1 - TUESDAY 27 OCTOBER 2015

09h00 Prof Michael Katz - ENSafrica
Five years of the new Companies Act: What has happened?
09h45 David Lewis - Corruption Watch
A corporate role in combatting corruption: Beyond compliance
10h15 Annamarie van der Merwe - iThemba Governance and Statutory Solutions
The potential liability of the company secretary and how best to manage your exposure?
10h45 MID MORNING TEA BREAK
11h15 Panel discussion - Governance in Sport
Dr Ali Bacher - Formerly United Cricket Board of SA
Dr Robin Petersen - SAFA Development Agency
Dr Ismail Jakoet - South African Rugby Union
Barry Mocke - Formerly Cycling SA
Phillip de Wet - Mail & Guardian
12h30 Carina Wessels - Exxaro Resources Ltd
Exploring board evaluation trends
13h00 LUNCH
14h00 Karen Robinson - FedGroup
Company secretary vs compliance officer: Can it be one person?
14h30 Sandi Linford - Vodacom Group Ltd
Social & ethics committee – five years on – the Vodacom journey
15h00 Carol Paton - Business Day
State-owned companies: Politics, tenders and the collapse of governance
15h30 AFTERNOON TEA
15h45 Rob Rose - Financial Mail
How the media views governance: Understanding how journalists work and what this means for you
16h15 Danny Myburgh - Cyanre, The Computer Forensic Lab
Cyber threats from a compliance perspective
16h45 Jeffrey Revell - Diligent
The 4 Myths of Board Material Data Security
17h00 - 18h30
Cocktails and Marimba band

 

DAY 2 - WEDNESDAY 28 OCTOBER 2015

09h00 Ansie Ramalho - King IV Task Team
Corporate governance developments and an introduction to King IV
09h45

Norman Manoim - Competition Tribunal SA
How good corporate governance can save you from the pitfalls of the Competition Act

10h15 Tshediso Matona - Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, the Presidency
Corporate governance - a public sector perspective
10h45 MID MORNING TEA BREAK
11h15 Panel discussion - International corporate governance: Key issues for 2015
Dr Nicholas Letting (Kenya) - The status of corporate governance in Kenya
Katherine Combs (USA) - Notable US governance developments
Peter Turnbull (Australia) - Risk management
Grace Tan (Singapore) - The case for diverse boards
Chua Siew Chuan (Malaysia) - Malaysian Corporate Governance: 9 years tenure for independent directors
Atul Mehta (India) - Governance in India under the new Companies Act, 2013
12h45 LUNCH
13h45 Patrick Bracher - Norton Rose Fulbright
The role of a company and its directors beyond just profit-making
14h15 Ian Jameson - International Integrated Reporting Council
Integrated reporting: A global movement
14h45 - 15h00
Wrap Up & Closing by Chris Gibbons