In Good Company 2020: Be the ReGeneration

Day 1

TIME

SESSION DETAILS

SPEAKER

08:00

Live Lounge: Join our co-hosts as they set the scene for the 6th Annual In Good Company Conference

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela

08:10

In Good Company Blueprint: Welcome and Orientation Keri-Leigh talks us through the lay of the land for the conference and sets us up for what is
to come.

Keri-Leigh Paschal 

08:20

Live Lounge

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela

08:25

The Science of Thought: Building Resilience in Times of Prolonged Trauma. 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 explore how we can overcome trauma as a national psyche.

Dr Caroline Leaf

09:00

Live Lounge

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela

09:05

Strengthening the Scaffolding: Christien shares a few exercise techniques that can make a big difference when we’re sitting too much.

Christien Mann

09:10

Live Lounge

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela

09:15

Regenerating Self to Regenerate Society: How your Personal Health effects Social Wellness. 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.

Dr Michael Mol hosts Dr Rudzani Muloiwa & Dr Boshoff Steenekamp 

09:35

Live Lounge

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela

09:40

Interactive Group Session: Join your allocated Group Session for an interactive experience.

09:50

Live Lounge

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela

09:55

Collaborating for Impact: The Impact Catalyst. The panel highlights the Impact Catalyst, 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.

Minah Koela hosts Charl Harding, Mzila Mthenjane & Dr Matthew Chadwick 

10:15

Live Lounge

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela

10:20

Collaborative Partnership: Cementing the Practice of Reporting for Greatest Social Impact. Hlengiwe discusses how Nation Builder gathered various industry role-players in order to cement a professionalised reporting practice within the partnership relationship. 

Hlengiwe Phiri

10:30

Live Lounge

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela

10:35

Constructing a Culture of Trust: Towards a Strong Foundation. At the foundation of every business culture is the element of trust. Eddie explores how we can create a culture of trust, so that we can build flourishing, innovative environments.

Eddie Eng

11:15

Live Lounge Q & A

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela with Eddie Eng

11:25

Spoken Word: A Time to Listen. Puno wrote “A time to listen” especially for the In Good Company Conference. She exhorts us to stop and listen as the first step to #BuildBackBetter. 

Puno Selesho

11:30

Live Lounge: Farewell until tomorrow

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koelae

11:30 – 12:00

The event will remain open from 11:30 to 12:00 for optional networking and/or viewing of the Expo Booths

Day 2

08:00

Live Lounge: Welcome to Day 2

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela

08:05

Discovering the Bedrock of SA’s Economy: Creating Interconnected Informal and Formal Sector. COVID-19 has shown how interconnected the formal and informal economies are. GG shares on how we can adapt value chains to incorporate the both economies to #BuildBackBetter.

GG Alcock

08:25

Live Lounge Q & A

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela with GG Alcock

08:40

From Subsistence to Sustainability: Laying Economic Sustainability into the Local Context. Stu explains how a strong sense of ownership mobilised a community to ensure they relied on sustainable and dignified solutions throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stu Walker

08:55

Live Lounge

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela

09:00

The Social Case for a Green Recovery: Essential Building Blocks for a Sustainable Future. Join this panel 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.

Cilnette Pienaar hosts Reshmi Wovers, Wilberforce Chege & Jack Radmore 

09:30

Live Lounge

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela

09:35

Economic Justice: Reconstructing our Economic Foundation. Patrick explores economic justice and unlocking the economic potential of Africa. He will share his thoughts on what we can do to rebuild the economy. 

Patrick Kuwana

09:50

Live Lounge Q & A

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela

10:10

The Opportunity Mix: Entrepreneurs are Essential to Build a Thriving South Africa. This panel of entrepreneurs will lay down ways that entrepreneurs can contribute to a thriving nation post-COVID-19.

Brandon Paschal hosts Shawn Theunissen & Remmone Modisakeng  

10:35

Live Lounge

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela

10:40

The Power of “Each-One-Reach-One”: A Plan for SA’s Youth. How do we enable SA’s youth 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. 

Desire Peters

10:50

Live Lounge

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela

10:55

Surveying the Landscape: Economic Risks, Challenges & Opportunities. COVID-19 has exposed the deep inequality in our society, but it has also presented us with an opportunity for a more realistic vision of the future. Daniel discusses the risks, challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

Daniel Silke

11:25

Live Lounge: Goodbye for now

Dr Michael Mol & Minah Koela

11:30 – 12:00

Enjoy a replay of Puno Selesho’s ‘A Time to Listen’. 

The event will remain open for optional networking and / or viewing of the Expo Booths

In Good Company 2020 is sponsored by:

The Coronavirus pandemic continues to have a severe impact on the poor, the homeless and the vulnerable within our communities.

Support our NPOs providing essential care for those who need it most.