Programme | In2Summit Africa 2017
Charting the future of public relations

Programme: In2Summit Africa

The second African edition of the In2Summit will take place on 29 March 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: The Maslow Hotel, 146 Rivonia Rd, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2031, South Africa — View Map
Event Room: Paragon Ballroom
Timing: 8am to 5pm, 29 March 2016 — Add to Calendar

8.30-9am Registration & Introduction
9-9.45am
The African Era, with Tim Sutton, Moky Makura, Thabang Skwambane, Kholiswa Hashe
9.45-10.30amHow Technology is Reinventing the Media, with Khadija Patel, Sheena Adams, Gus Silber
10.30-10.50am
Networking coffee break
10.50-11.35am
Crisis Communications at the Speed of Light, with Delia Sieff, Kirby Gordon, James Wilson
11.35-11.50amUnder the Influence of Change, with Sharon Piehl
11.50-12.35pm
Gender Equity as a Business Imperative, with Gert Schoonbee, Wrenelle Stander, Samantha Swanepoel, Colleen Larsen, Robyn de Villiers
12.35-1.20pm
Lunch break 
1.20-2.05pmWhy PR Needs Creative Rocket Fuel More Than Ever, with Lauren Volmink, Mariska Oosthuizen
2.05-2.50pm
Talent Shortages in a Time of Plenty, with Ashley Truscott, Joanna Oosthuizen
2.50-3.10pm
Networking Coffee Break
3.10-3.55pm
The Growing Role of Data in Reputation Management, with Katherine du Plessis, Prof. Bheki Twala, Jean Le Roux, Sannah Wahi
3.55-4.40pmContent to Commerce: Closing the Critical Loop, with Eugene Chetty, Kirsty Sharman, Selvin Govender, Tom Manners
4.40pmClosing Remarks, with Arun Sudhaman


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

Thanks to our partners, and as a signal of our long-term commitment to the market, registration for the event is currently free, discounted to US$25 for the next 50 delegates. Once this offer ends, full price US$50 tickets go on sale. Registration is now open.