In Good Company 2020: Be the ReGeneration

In Good Company Virtual Conference 2020- 3 days to go

Day 1

08:00 10′ Introduction: Live Lounge

Live Lounge with Michael Mol & Minah Koela

Minah Koela
Executive Director at Beautiful Gate South Africa
Growing up in the Crossroads area, Minah Koela personally experienced many of its continuous social upheavals. Having a heart for positive social change, she first joined YWAM, and then volunteered at Beautiful Gate. She completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management at UCT in 2016. Over the years, Minah remained connected to Beautiful Gate – she joined the board in 2012, and was appointed Executive Director in 2019.

Dr Michael Mol
Founder of Hello Doctor and CEO of TruthTV
A trauma doctor turned TV personality with a Mr. South Africa title in the mix, Michael traded the casualty room for the small screen and anchored Top Billing, South Africa’s longest running prime time television magazine show, for more than a decade.

In 2010, Michael launched SABC 3’s live morning show Expresso, as anchor presenter. Then as Executive Producer and presenter he melded his passion for medicine and media and produced two new TV series: “Hello Doctor& and “The Dr. Mol Show& with a vision to educate, entertain and inspire people to live their best life, by being the healthiest they can be.

That vision became a reality with “Hello Doctor& – a mobile healthcare company of which he is a founding director. Hello Doctor’s game-changing approach to healthcare, using mobile technology to give anyone access to doctors anytime, anywhere – has spread globally, operating in several countries.

Michael is also the CEO of TruthTV a new Christian media platform full of digital content for the whole family and he has been commissioned to write a second book, on the back of his first best-selling publication “Your Best Life.”

Join our Co-hosts as they set the scene for the 6th Annual In Good Company Conference.
08:10 10′ In Good Company Blueprint : Welcome & Orientation Keri-Leigh Paschal
Executive Trustee at Nation Builder
Keri-Leigh Paschal is the Executive trustee and co-founder of Nation Builder, an independent trust launched in 2008 that works to empower both for-profit and non-profit entities in their social impact endeavours. The Nation Builder platforms emphasise cross-sector collaborative partnerships, peer-learning and knowledge sharing.
Keri-Leigh Paschal talks us through the lay of the land for the conference and sets us up for what is to come.
08:20 5′ Live Lounge Roundup & Intro  
08:25 30′ The Science of Thought : Building Resilience in times of prolonged Trauma

Dr Caroline Leaf
Cognitive Neuroscientist and bestselling author

Dr Caroline Leaf specialises in cognitive and metacognitive neuropsychology. Since the 1980s she has researched the mind-brain connection, the nature of mental health, and the formation of memory. She was one of the first to study how the brain can change with directed mind input, and during her years in clinical practice she worked with those who struggled with Traumatic Brain Injury, learning disabilities, autism, dementias, and depression. An inspiring author who has made the concept of neuroplasticity accessible to the general public, Dr Leaf is a sought-after speaker at conferences around the world.
Dr Leaf will explain prolonged trauma, such as we have experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and its effect on the psyche. She will also explore how we can overcome trauma as a national psyche and move beyond burnout.
08:55 5′ Live Lounge Roundup & Intro  
09:00 5′ Strengthening the Scaffolding

Christien Mann
Co-Founder of the Map Movement

Christien Mann is a qualified physiotherapist and BASI Mat Work Instructor. She has been teaching Pilates classes in Pretoria since 2000. Her main focus is to motivate people to move from the fear of pain to freedom of movement, with the aim to change chronic pain patterns such as lower back and neck pain, through movement.
Christien Mann shares a few small Map techniques that can make a big difference when we’re sitting too much.
09:05 5′ Live Lounge Roundup & Intro  
09:10 25′ Regenerating Self to Regenerate Society : How your Personal Health effects Social Wellness

Host: Dr Michael Mol
CEO of Truth TV & Founder of Hello Doctor

Panel Member: Dr Rudzani Muloiwa

Director of Paediatric HIV Clinical Services at Groote Schuur Hospital
Dr Rudzani trained as a paediatrician, and has a strong interest in infectious diseases, especially vaccine preventable diseases. He is currently the Director of the paediatric HIV Clinical Services at Groote Schuur Hospital, and is part of the strategic leadership team at Vaccines for Africa (VACFA). 

Panel Member: Dr Boshoff Steenekamp
Specialist Family Physician and Health Strategist at Momentum Health solutions

Dr Boshoff Steenekamp has been involved in the design, financing – and reform – of the South African health system since 1994. His broad experience ranges from being a regional head of the Department of Health, to leading the 2008 review of Prescribed Minimum Benefits for the Council of Medical Schemes. He completed the World Health Organisation’s advanced course in healthcare financing for low and middle income countries, and currently participates in various forums on strategic matters impacting healthcare financing.

The panel will discuss how our personal health impacts social wellness as a whole and look at how the human body is able to regenerate, heal and return to equilibrium, drawing parallels to how we can regenerate our Nation.

09:35 5′ Live Lounge Roundup & Intro  
09:40 10′ Interactive Group Sessions   Join your allocated Group Session for an interactive experience.
09:50 5′ Live Lounge Roundup & Intro  
09:55 20′ Collaborating for Impact : The Impact Catalyst

Hosted by Minah Koela

Charl Harding
Impact Catalyst Manager at the CSIR
As the Impact Catalyst Manager at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Charl Harding leads multi-disciplinary teams that focus on analysing business operations in a variety of industries, in order to develop new technologies or products to achieve higher levels of competitiveness. He has a Master’s degree in Engineering Management and a Master’s degree in Future Studies.

Mzila Mthenjane
Executive Head of Stakeholder Affairs at Exxaro
Mzila Mthenjane is a mining engineer with 20 years’ experience in mining and investment banking, working at high profile companies such as AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields, RMB and Deutsche Bank. His knowledge of business sustainability was honed over six years as the Executive of Business Sustainability at Royal Bafokeng, before he assumed his current role of Executive Head of Stakeholder Affairs at Exxaro in 2013. He is also currently serving as the President of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Dr Matthew Chadwick
Head of Socio-Economic Development and Partnerships at Anglo American, London
Dr Matthew Chadwick is Head of Socio-Economic Development and Partnerships at Anglo American in London and is responsible for the strategic development of the company’s overall approach to socio-economic sustainability. This includes a strong focus on developing and implementing cross-sector partnerships and programmes. Previously, he worked for Anglo American Platinum, AngloGold Ashanti, as well as the global policy think-tank the Stockholm Environment Institute, where he headed up their Asia Centre in Bangkok.

The Impact Catalyst is an initiative founded by Anglo American, the CSIR, Exxaro, World Vision South Africa and Zutari, to create mechanisms that drive large-scale, socio-economic development initiatives through public-private partnerships. .

We are joined by representatives of Anglo American, the CSIR and Exxaro to share their experiences and learnings.
10:15 5′ Live Lounge    
10:20 10′ Collaborative partnership: Cementing the practice of reporting for greatest social impact

Hlengiwe Phiri
Product and Community Manager at Nation Builder

Prior to joining Nation Builder in 2016, Hlengiwe held positions with McKinsey and Company, The University of Stellenbosch and the SA National Defence Force. She completed her Master’s degree in Social Development and Policy at the University of Pretoria, with a focus on how education-related CSI projects can both contribute to and uphold human rights. Hlengiwe is passionate about the potential of well-planned and collaborative social investment strategies, and how these can further social justice especially on the African continent.

Join Hlengiwe Phiri as she discusses how Nation Builder gathered various industry role-players in order to cement a professionalised reporting practice within the partnership relationship.

10:30 5′ Live Lounge    
10:35 40′ Constructing a Culture of Trust : Towards a Strong Foundation

Eddie Eng
Principal Consultant at Rohei, Singapore

As Principal Consultant, Facilitator and Executive Coach at ROHEI, Eddie works in Singapore and across the Asian region to develop trusted and relationally competent leaders, build high-trust teams, and navigate the people aspect of organisational change management. With a Master’s degree in Industrial Organisational Psychology and in-depth experience in solution-focused coaching and conflict resolution, he has partnered with over 100 organisations – working with senior leaders in banking and finance, manufacturing, real estate, healthcare, telecommunications, the non-profit environment, education and the public sector.
Nothing worthwhile can be built without trust. At the foundation of every business culture is the element of trust. Eddie Eng explores how we can create a culture of trust in our organisations so that we can build flourishing, innovative organisational environments.
11:15 10′ Live Lounge Q&A Small group explanation  
11:25 5′ Spoken Word: A Time to Listen

Puno Selesho
Poet, Writer and Weaver of Beautiful Conversations
Puno recently performed at the Youth Employment Service launch where president Cyril Ramaphosa was guest of honour. She’s featured at TEDxPretoria, opened for international poet and musician Joseph Solomon.

In Puno’s words, ‘I exist to inspire, bring hope and equip people.’ And she does so beautifully with her riveting poems, performances, and social projects.

Puno Selesho wrote "A time to listen" especially for the In Good Company Conference.

She exhorts us to stop and listen, as the first step in order to #BuildBackBetter.
11:30 5′ Live Lounge Q&A Farewell until tomorrow  

11:30 – 12:00

The event will remain open from 11:30 to 12:00 for optional networking and/or to view the EXPO booths.

Day 2

08:00 5′ Welcome Back – Day 2 Live Lounge  
08:05 20′ Discovering the Bedrock of SA’s economy : Creating interconnected Informal and Formal Sectors

GG Alcock
Marketer, author and entrepreneur

G.G. Alcock has been at times a shebeen owner, political activist, community worker and African adventurer. He was raised in a mud hut in KwaZulu-Natal, becoming fluent in Zulu and uniquely intimate with local African cultures. After a stint in the military, G.G. worked for a number of anti-apartheid organisations until he founded Minanawe Marketing, a leading agency in the mass market. The author of two groundbreaking books on the informal economy of South Africa, he currently develops tailor-made strategies for companies wanting insights and creative solutions for the world of KasiNomics.
Viewing the informal and formal sectors as two separate market participants is short-sighted. COVID-19 has shown how interconnected economies and markets are, and that the formal and informal sectors are no different. GG Alcock shares on how we can adapt value chains to incorporate the formal & informal economies to #BuildBackBetter.
08:25 10′ Live Lounge Q&A    
08:35 15′ From Subsistence to Sustainability : Laying Economic Sustainability into the Local Context Stu Walker
Director at IThemba Projects
Stu Walker has been with IThemba Projects since 2009. He is passionate about seeing whole communities tranformed from withihn and about people become all they were intended to be.
He is committed to excellence and continual learning of best practice.

What does successful community development look like? Stu Walker explains how a strong sense of ownership mobilised a community to ensure they relied on sustainable and dignified solutions throughout the COVID-19 pandemic – they chose to unite around food gardens in a time when food parcels were the norm.

When communities take the lead in creating their own solutions, we can REGenerate.
08:50 5′ Live Lounge    
08:55 25′ The Social Case for a Green Recovery : Essential Building Blocks for a Sustainable Future

GreenCape is a non-profit organisation established in 2010, that drives the widespread adoption of economically viable green economy solutions from the Western Cape.
They work with businesses, investors, academia and government to help unlock the investment and employment potential of green technologies and services, and to support a transition to a resilient green economy. 

Host: Cilnette Pienaar
Head of Communications and Publishing at GreenCape
Cilnette Pienaar is responsible for strategic stakeholder communication and brand management at GreenCape. Her background spans multiple sectors, having worked as an Account Director to develop, implement and oversee integrated communication strategies for various national brands, including clients in corporate, retail, art, lifestyle, and tourism contexts.

Panel member: Reshmi Wovers
Senior Energy Analyst at GreenCape
Reshmi Wolvers has modelled her career on her commitment to sustainability, access to energy and diversity. At GreenCape, she serves as a Senior Energy Analyst who primarily works on projects related to alternative service delivery and growth of energy services sector within the green economy. She has degrees in architecture and sustainable development and experience working in public, private and non-profit sectors.

Panel member: Wilberforce Chege
Senior Analyst at GreenCape
Wilberforce Chege is a Civil and Transport Engineer who specialises in sustainable transport and mobility, smart cities, and big data. He leads GreenCape’s work in sustainable low-carbon transport and energy storage.Panel member:

Jack Radmore
Energy & Finance Programme Manager at GreenCape
Jack Radmore has a background in business sciences, finance and sustainable development. He specialises in innovation management, informal settlement upgrading and innovative finance. In his current role, Jack is responsible for the strategic direction of GreenCape’s energy and finance activities in Africa.

GreenCape Panel: Is a green economy a "nice-to-have" first-world concept or is it essential to build a nation where the people flourish?
Join a panel from GreenCape as they discuss the distinct link between a green economy and social impact – where the most vulnerable can be supported in a sustainable and practical way.

09:20 5′ Live Lounge    
09:25 10′ Interactive Group Sessions   Join your allocated Group Session for an interactive experience.
09:35 5′ Live Lounge    
09:40 20′ Economic Justice: Reconstructing our Economic Foundation

Patrick Kuwana
Founder of Crossover Transformation

After a successful corporate career in the IT industry – including holding senior executive positions at Hewlett Packard, Oracle and Computer Science Corporation – Patrick Kuwana became a serial entrepreneur. He co-founded various specialist media companies, and is involved in numerous business incubators and accelerators in Africa and Asia. He is also the founder of Crossover Transformation, and CEO of C3 Capital – both organisations with the vision to build local businesses that will positively impact the quality of life of Africa’s current generation, and build sustainable prosperity for future generations.

The healing of our land stems from the healing of the economy. Join Patrick Kuwana as he explores economic justice and unlocking the economic potential of Africa. He will share his thoughts on what we can do to rebuild the economy.

10:00 10′ Live Lounge Q&A    
10:10 25′ The Opportunity Mix : Entrepreneurs are essential to build a thriving South Africa

Host: Brandon Paschal
Director of Innovation at LaunchLab
Brandon Paschal immigrated to South Africa in 2004 to start a ministry, where he worked for 7 years. After completing his MBA in 2013, he joined a small tech company which was then later acquired by WPP in the UK. For the last five years he has been driving the entrepreneurial programmes at the Stellenbosch University LaunchLab, working with highly technical entrepreneurs and ventures, helping them raise capital, grow their teams, and grow their businesses.

Panel Member: Shawn Theunissen
Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Growthpoint Properties, and Founder at Property Point
Shawn Theunissen oversees the transformation, sustainability reporting, CSI and enterprise development portfolios at Growthpoint Properties. He is also the founder of two social enterprises: Property Point and Entrepreneurship To The Point. Shawn has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Johannesburg, a Master’s degree from the 180 Academy in Denmark, and he completed the Senior Executive Programme Africa at Harvard Business School. He serves on the boards of Social Enterprise Academy Africa, ED Council of South Africa, and the Property Sector Charter Council.

Panel Member: Remmone Modisakeng
Founder of Teambix
As a chemical engineer by formal training, but a tech enthusiast and human developer at heart, Remmone Modisakeng has forged an exciting journey in software development and Christian leadership. Best known for his venture Teambix, he was recently named one of the CellC’s innovation competition winners. A firm believer in shared Human Resources as a vital key to the future of work, Remmone has also been recognised as a global youth leader through the World Economic Forum’s global shapers network.

Entrepreneurs are heroes in uncertain times, finding innovative and sustainable ways to solve problems they see in society. This panel of entrepreneurs will lay down ways that entrepreneurs can contribute to a thriving
nation post-COVID-19.
10:35 5′ Live Lounge    
10:40 15′ The Power of an "Each-One-Reach-One" : A Plan for SA’s Youth

Desiré Peters
Chief Programme Operations Officer
Gold Youth Development Agency

Desiré is a dedicated social activist who founded and continues to lead the social justice movement Collaborating for Change, and more recently God-Quest Ministries. As Chief Programme Operations Officer for the gold Youth Development Agency she heads up their Africa programme, focusing on bringing about systemic change in youth education in Africa.
Desiré Peters expands on how we need to harness the power of South Africa’s youth to enable them to see their immense value as positive role models in their communities. This is the key to helping young people to lead the way in #buildingbackbetter.
10:55 5′ Live Lounge    
11:00 25′ Surveying the Landscape : Economic risks, challenges & opportunities

Daniel Silke
Leading political economy analyst and futurist

Daniel Silke is the Director of the Political Futures Consultancy based in Cape Town. He is a former academic and elected politician, and now serves a wide variety of blue-chip companies across the world with outstanding business analysis on current global political and economic trends. Silke is the author of the business book Tracking the Future, and also provides regular commentary for a host of international media, including Bloomberg, Reuters, and the BBC.
COVID-19 has laid bare the brittle nature and deep inequality in our society, but it has also presented us with an opportunity for a more realistic vision of the future and the cooperation that can help us navigate this complex period. Daniel discusses the risks, challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
11:25   5′ Live Lounge Wrap up  

11:30 – 12:00

The event will remain open from 11:30 to 12:00 for optional networking and/or to view the EXPO booths.

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