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Next Generation University-Industry Synergies

Edenvale, South Africa
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Event Overview

This summit will provide a cost-effective option to access deeper insights and expanded perspectives on university-industry interface from leading experts and practitioners. The discussions will propose several new collaborative approaches to educators and practitioners alike as potential solutions for moving beyond the status-quo and preparing for the emerging trends. Frameworks to redesign employability and engagement strategies to meet current and future demands and the opportunity to benchmark against industry best practices will also be discussed.
Event Category Partner Event
Event Type In-Person
Language English
Industry Higher Education and Research
Intended Audience Directors, Heads, Managers and Specialists
Featured Speaker(s) Anita Nel, Chief Director: Innovation & Business Development – Stellenbosch University ; Arno Meerman, CEO – University Industry Innovation Network, Netherlands ; De Wet Naude, Senior Director - SAP University Alliance in Sub Saharan Africa ; Dr Martyn Davies, Managing Director: Emerging Markets & Africa – Deloitte, and the Dean of Deloitte Alchemy School of Management ; Dr Nik Eberl, Founder & Executive Chair – Future Leadership Forum ; Dr Paul Tai-Hing, Head of Department – Management Practice – Nelson Mandela University ; Dr Victoria Galán-Muros, Higher Education Policy Analyst – Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development, France ; Hamilton Ratshefola, General Manager – IBM South Africa ; Kwena Mabotja, Next-Gen Director for Africa – SAP ; Nonkululeko Shinga, Chief Director of Innovation – Department of Trade & Industry, Republic of South Africa ; Paul Isaac Musasizi, CEO – Kiira Motors Corporation: Makerere University, Uganda ; Prof Bennie Anderson, CEO – Da Vinci Institute for Technology Management ; Prof Gary Atkinson-Hope, Legal Advisor: Intellectual Property – Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) ; Prof Jon Foster-Pedley, Director & Dean – Henley Business School, Africa ; Prof Todd Davey, International Expert in the area of entrepreneurship and university-business cooperation, Germany ; Sharmla Chetty, President: Global Markets - Duke Corporate Education
Phone Number +27 (11) 609 0707
Location Fireside Conversations
Suite 72, Private Bag x 1. Eden Glen,
Edenvale, South Africa
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