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DAY 1 - Monday 18 September 2017

09h00 - 09h05 Welcome by John Robbie
09h05 - 10h00 Prof Michael Katz - ENSafrica
Developments in company law
10h00 - 10h40

Dr Yondela Ndema - SASOL
Compliance strategy and corporate culture: overcoming challenges

10h40 - 11h10 MID MORNING TEA BREAK
11h10 - 11h50 David Venus - Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators
The vital role of the company secretary in preparing for and conducting a board meeting.
11h50 - 12h30 Stephen Sadie - CSSA
CSSA - Meeting the challenges of a changing landscape
12h30 - 13h30 LUNCH
13h30 - 15h00 PANEL DISCUSSION : THE ROLE OF THE COMPANY SECRETARY
13h30 - 13h35 Introduction
13h35 - 13h45 Carina Wessels - Exxaro
Being strong and neutral in dealing with difficult situations, whilst ensuring your protection and sanity
13h45 - 13h55 Alice Mathews - SANRAL
The company secretary in the public sector
13h55 - 14h05 Jill Parratt - Liberty
The life journey of a company secretary
14h05 - 14h15 Lerato Manaka - Barloworld
The importance of  people management skills for the company secretary
14h15 - 14h25 Shamida Smit - Saint Gobain
The ability to adapt in a Global environment
14h25 - 15h00 Q & A and discussion on the role of the company secretary
15h00 - 15h25 MID-AFTERNOON TEA
15h25 - 16h05 Daniel Malan - University of Stellenbosch Business School
Responsible board leadership in a digital and glocal age
16h05 - 16h45 Sikonathi Mantshantsha - Financial Mail
Governing for radical inclusive growth
16h45 - 17h00 Gregory Prinsloo - Diligent Boardbooks Ltd
Communications, cyber risk, and cybersecurity practices of corporate boards
17h00 COCKTAILS

 

DAY 2 - Tuesday 19 September 2017

09h00 - 09h05 Welcome by John Robbie
09h05 - 09h45 Mavuso Msimang - Corruption Watch
Challenges in corporate governance and corruption
09h45 -10h25

Prof David Everatt - Wits School of Governance
Governance, politics and the state we’re in

10h25 - 10h45 MID MORNING TEA BREAK
10h45 - 11h25 Michael Meadon  -  Thomson Reuters Africa
Follow the money: KYC and global financial crime
11h25 - 12h40

Panel discussion : Corporate Governance and the law
Moderator: Patrick Bracher : Norton Rose Fulbright
Yaniv Kleitman: Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Christina Pretorius: Norton Rose Fulbright
Vusimuzi Magubane: ENSafrica
Cameron Dunstan-Smith: Bowmans
Andre Visser: Adams & Adams
Vlad Movshovich: Webber Wentzel

12h40 - 13h30 LUNCH
13h30 - 14h10 Richard Foster - Richard Foster & Associates
King IV  "a qualitative approach"
14h10 - 14h50
Neil Kirby - Werksmans Attorneys
The protection and processing of personal information
14h50 - 15h30 Danny Myburgh - Cyanre
The threat of cyber attacks
15h30 - 16h10 George Williams - BDO
Audit committees’ communication on internal audit to boards of directors
Wrap up & closing by John Robbie

Please note this programme is subject to change and CSSA cannot be held responsible for circumstances beyond our control.