Programme | In2Summit Africa 2016
Charting the future of public relations

Programme: In2Summit Africa

The inaugural African edition of the In2Summit will take place on 1 April in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference will bring together senior marketers, communicators and public relations professionals to explore the future of engagement in South Africa and the wider region.

Venue: Hilton Sandton Hotel, 138 Rivonia Rd, Sandton, 2196, South Africa — View Map
Timing: 9am to 5pm, 1 April 2016 — Add to Calendar

Programme details (all tbc):

9am                Registration

9.30am           Going beyond: transforming PR in Africa now
with Colin Byrne, Adam Clyne, Mortimer Hope & Jill Hamilton

10.15am         Collision — cracking the integration challenge
with Nir Tenzer, Gau Narayanan, Kevin Welman & Cherylann Smith

11am                Networking coffee break

11.15am          The talent challenge. Turning the PR industry into an employer of choice.
with Kate Johns, Mich Atagana & Joanna Oosthuizen

12pm               Tech disruption - how do comms professionals survive and thrive?
with Jacqui O'Sullivan, Khadija Patel, Patrick Conroy & Keri-Ann Stanton

12.45pm          Networking lunch

1.45pm            Creativity and storytelling in today's new battlefield
with Alistair King, Xolisa Dyeshana

2.30pm            Cross-border growth - how are agencies and their clients building regional networks?
with Vincent Magwenya, Dr Martin Davies, Deshnee Naidoo


3.15pm            Networking coffee break

3.30pm           Tackling the C-suite - communications as a genuine management discipline

with Wrenelle Stander, Sechaba Motsieloa, Alon Lits, Robyn de Villiers

4.15pm           Africa's social innovation challenge
with James Wilson, Abey Tau

4.45pm             Closing remarks    

The conference is being backed by eight partner firms: Weber Shandwick, Atmosphere, Burson-Marsteller, FleishmanHillard, Engage Joe PublicMagna Carta, Ogilvy PR and WE Communications.

Thanks to these partners, and as a signal of our long-term commitment to the market, registration for the event is currently free, until 4 March. Once this early bird offer ends, registration will be priced at US$50 (ZAR800). You can register for the event below.