East London

2 days / 50+ speakers/ 1 party
16th Annual ICT Summit

24th – 26th Nov 2020

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About Summit

The ICT Summit is proudly hosted in the Eastern Cape every year, and functions as a powerhouse where businesses engage in talks, networking for business development opportunities, and create platforms to strategize and discuss new topical ICT issues, trends, innovative ideas, and online communications. The Summits prime platform is to showcase the latest trends and solutions within the industry across South Africa. Each year it focuses on a different theme related to the ICT Sphere at large, highlighting key ICT topical issues over a two-day Summit and Exhibition.

The Summit has succeeded in achieving this for over fourteen consecutive years. Imbizo Events is pleased to invite you to be part of this profound event by considering investing resources into the 15th Annual ICT Summit this November. The Annual ICT Summit will award your company with the premium business opportunity to network with the elite of the industry in Government, the public sector, CIO’s and Private Sector Giants with investment interests in ICT Solutions highlighting latest developments, policies and growth in the ICT Industry to develop South Africa.

In attendance, will be the leaders from large ICT Bodies, namely;
BBBEE ICT Chapter Council, SALGA, The Black IT Forum (BITF), FTTH Council, GITO Council and various leaders from major municipalities around the county together with key role players within the medical industry.

Our Mission

• To discuss issues surrounding the field on a public and private sector scale
• To create a network of professionals in the ICT field to engage freely and strategically about new developments in the industry
• Business opportunities during network sessions
• Provincial discussions on a national platform

Who Attends

The Annual ICT Summit Audience is made up of the following:
• CEO/Managing Directors
• Executives
• CIO/IT Directors
• CFO/Finance Directors
• Managers /Network Administrators
• Development and Operational Teams
• Senior Leaders across all Government Department`s: Provincial and Municipal
• Education Institution Heads
• Medical Institution Heads
• Sales and Procurement Managers
• Top level representatives from Large,
Medium and Small ICT Private


Nov 20th

Day 01.


Registration and Tea/Coffee


Welcoming Address

Mr Xola Pakati – Executive Mayor Buffalo City Metro
09:10 -09:20

Opening Address

Mr Motse Mfuleni – Founder and Executive Chairperson, ICT Summit
09:20 – 09:45

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Dr Siphiwe Cele – Chief Executive Officer, Yekani Group

Global Disruptions and How South Africa can position Itself

Mr Mthunzi Mdwaba – Spokesperson, International Labour Organisation

10:05- 10:45

Fourth Digital Industrial Revolution Roundtable Discussion:
Readiness of South Africa in embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Mr Mavuso Msimang – Chairperson, Corruption Watch
Prof. Jean Greyling – Associate Professor Computer Science Nelson Mandela University
Prof Sakhele Buhlungu – Vice Chancellor, Fort Hare
Mr Xolani Mbulawa – Provincial Head, SITA Eastern Cape
Dr. Chris Ettmayr – Managing Renewable Energy & ICT Sector, East London IDZ
Mr Lubabalo Dyantyi – Founder & Managing Director, Deviare
10:45- 11:05

Tea/Coffee Break and Networking

11:05 – 11:25

Wolves and Foxes

Mr Vuyani Jarana – Business Transformation Executive and Digital Evangelist
11:25 – 11:40

Keynote Address

11:40 – 12:10

Thought Leadership

Mr Wanda Matandela – CEO, MTN Business
12:10- 12:55

Provincial CIO Roundtable Discussion:
The Role of Government in the New Digital Age, discussing the Impact of the New Policy Regime, Opportunities and Challenges for Government Entities

Moderator: Mr Moses Msizi- Municipal Broadband Director, SALGA
Mr Thabo Mokoka – Chief Technology Officer, Free State
Ms Tembisa Mabunda – Acting Director of ICT, Office of the Premier Eastern Cape
Ms Nonzwakazi Gumede – Chief Information Officer, Department of Health Eastern Cape
Mr Monde Mawashe – CIO and Project Manager, Coega Development Corporation
Ms. Tswakai Luke – ICT Director, COGTA Eastern Cape
Mr Mbuyiselo Goduka – Chief Information Officer, Department of Health Kwa Zulu Natal

12:30 – 13:15


12:50 – 13:10

Digitalising Local Government: Is Africa Ready for Smart Cities? What must be done to fast-track Smart Cities

Mr. Rio Nolutshungu – Executive Director, SALGA
13:10 – 13:30

Building the Economic Gap

Mr Mpumelelo Khumalo – Executive Head, Vodacom Eastern Cape
13:30 – 13:50

Thought Leadership

Mr Siyabonga Madyibi – Executive Director, Microsoft
13:50 – 14:10

Is Data the New Oil?

Ms Makano Mosidi – Corporate Investment Banking CIO, Standard Bank
14:10 – 14:30

Think Differently! Emerging Innovations

Mr Nduduzo Nyanda – County Leader, Uber South Africa
14:30 – 15:10

Tech Entrepreneurs: Small Business Operators on Opportunities, Strength and Challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Mr Muzi Makhaye – Chairperson, ICT Chamber Council
Ms Nonku Dlamini – Managing Director, Imbokodo ICT Consulting
Ms Tandokazi Nquma- Moyo – Business Development Manager, Technology Innovation Agency
Mr Sizwe Taitai – CEO, Tazi Group
Ms Juanita Clark – CEO, FTTX Council
Ms Ludwe Macingwane – STP Operations Manager, ELIDZ
15:10 – 15:20

Resolution and Advise on a way forward to ensure global competitiveness for South Africa in the fourth Digital Age

Member of the Presidential Digital Commission, South Africa
15:20 – 15:40

Closing Remark

Mr Motse Mfuleni – Founder and Executive Chairperson, ICT Summit

Nov 21st

Day 02.

09:00 – 09:10

Welcoming Address

Ms Nasiphi Nkwelo – COO, Imbizo Events

Outcomes from WRC-19 and path to WRC-23 and WRC-27 – spectrum use in Edge Cloud

Mr Andile Ngcaba – Chairperson, Convergence Partners
09:30 – 09:50

What Digital Inclusion Really Entails in ensure a sustainable 4IR For Africa

09:50 – 10:10

The South African Fourth Industrial Revolution in Numbers

Mr Maphum Nxumalo – Acting CEO Gijima
10:10 – 10:50

Designing Cloud Solutions that talk Africa and Managing Data Security

Moderator: Ms Rachel de Kock-The Herald Business Reporter
Mr Sikhumbuzo Ngcobo – Public Sector Director, Microsoft SA
Mr Maphum Nxumalo – Acting CEO Gijima
Mr Neil Davy – Business Development Manager, Mimecast
Ms Doreen Mokoena – Internet Governance Director, Zadna
Mr Abdul Moosa – CTO, Fujitsu
Mr David Lupfya – GM, Cloud and Solution Security MTN

10:50 – 11:10

Making Digital Transformation Work for The People

Mr Luvo Gwiliza – Managing Director, Afrocentric
11:10 – 11:30

Tea/Coffee Break and Networking

11:30 – 11:50

Building Technical Capability of ICT skilled Professionals to Realise 4IR growth in South Africa

Mr Andrew Matseke – CEO, Broadband Infraco
11:50 – 12:20

Keynote Address

Honourable Oscar Lubabalo Mabuyane – Eastern Cape Premier
12:20 – 12:40

Cloud Optimized Hybrid Solutions

Dr Setumo Mohapi – Managing Executive, Internet Solutions
12:40 – 13:40

Lunch And Exhibition Activity

13:40 – 14:00

Eastern Cape Internet Service Provider Capacity Development Programme

Mr Luvo Grey Managing Director,EC Internet and Mr Aphiwe Adams CEO ,Omni Present Global
14:00 – 14:20

Thought Leadership

Mr Mteyo Nyati – Chief Executive Officer, Altron
14:20 – 14:40

Woman Development and Leadership in the Sector at “C” Level

Ms Phumza Dyani – Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Broadband Infraco
14:40 – 15:00

What the Fourth Industrial Revolution mean for South Africa Economy: Capital ICT Skills Development

Mr Andile Thloeale – Chairperson ICT Chamber Council
Mr Itayi Mandonga – CTO & Presales Director, Software AG
Mr Sudipto Moitra – GM, ICT Solutions MTN
Ms Sibukele Gumbo – Director, Eastern Cape E-Skill CoLab
Mr Sipho Mngqibisa – CEO, USAASA

15:00 – 15:40

Impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the Shop Floor

Mr Aubrey Tshabalala – Secretary General Communications Workers Union
16:00 – 16:10

Resolution and Advise on a way forward to ensure Digital Inclusion for South Africa in the fourth Digital Age

Member of the Presidential Digital Commission, South Africa
16:10 – 16:15

Thank you and Closing Remarks

Mr. Motse Mfuleni – Founder and Executive Chairperson, ICT Summit

Nov 20th

Summit Master Classes

09:00 – 15:30

Robotics Training by: Nemisa E-Skills & FOSST Discovery Centre

Schools Learners Academy
09:00 – 15:30

Molex: Part 1 Structure Cabling Design and Installation BPO95

ICT Summit Academy
09:00 – 15:30

Deviare: Data Scientist Workshop

09:00- 15:30

Software AG:

ICT Summit Academy
09:00 – 15:30

Innovator Trust:

ICT Summit Academy SMMEs

Nov 20th

Private ICT Summit Soiree

18:30 – 22:00

Microsoft Client Engagement Cocktail Function @

18:30 – 22:00

Eastern Cape Tourism Park Agency Cocktail Function

Nov 21st

Summit Master Classes

09:00 – 15:30

Robotics Training by: Nemisa E-Skills & FOSST Discovery Centre

Schools Learners Academy
09:00 – 15:30

Molex: Part 2 Structure Cabling Design and Installation BPO95

ICT Academy SMMEs
09:00 – 15:30

Deviare: Data Scientist Workshop

09:00 – 15:30

Software AG:

ICT Academy SMMEs
09:00 – 15:30

Innovator Trust:

ICT Academy

Nov 21st

Galla Dinner

18:00 – 18:30

Registration And Arrival Drinks

18:30 – 18:40


Mr Vuyani Dayimani – CEO, EC Park & Tourism Agency
18:40 – 18:55

Opening Address

Mr. Motse Mfuleni – Founder and Executive Chairman, ICT Summit
18:55 – 19:20

Starter /Starter/Starter
Live Band Entertainment

19:20 – 19:40

The Digital Future We Want for the South African Economy

20:05 – 20:30

Performance by Guest artist

20:30 – 20:50

Summit Partner
Summit Dignitaries

20:30 – 20:50

Champagne Sabering In Celebration Of 15 Years Of The Summit

20:15 – 20:45

Dinner/ Dinner/ Dinner
Performance by Guest artist

20:50 – 21:00

Tokens of appreciation and closing

Mr. Motse Mfuleni – Founder and Executive Chairman, ICT Summit

Meet the


Leadership, wisdom and visionary insights



Chief Executive Officer, FTTX Council


Honourable Oscar Lubabalo






CEO, Altron



All delegates are required to register prior to the event for organizational purposes. This is the so-called Delegate accreditation pass.
The Delegate Accreditation Pass entitles you the following:

Seat for all preferred presentations, demos, and speeches

Coffee/Tea and Lunch on both days

Attendance of the Expo Exhibition Area

Drinks throughout both days (non-alcoholic)



Situated on East London’s Esplanade, providing spectacular views of the Indian Ocean.

The Premier Hotel East London ICC is a contemporary designed hotel on the East London Esplanade and is located adjacent to the East London International Convention Centre. For any businessmen attending an event at the ICC, Premier Hotel EL ICC is bound to be the accommodation of choice.



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Main venue

East London ICC

Events are held in the Main hall, workshops in Second floor meeting rooms


2 Marine Park Complex, 22 Esplanade St, East London, 5201


041 818 3004



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