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2017 2nd Annual AfSAE Education Conference
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The 2017 2nd Annual AfSAE Education Conference in conjunction with Meetings Africa.

2/26/2017 to 2/27/2017
When: Sunday, February 26, 2017
Where: Meetings Africa - Sandton Convention Center
South Africa
Contact: Natalie Kensley

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Join us at the 2017 2nd Annual AfSAE Education Conference held in conjuction with Meetings Africa in Johannesburg, SA.

The Conference will include Keynote Sessions, Roundtable Discussions, Expert Panels, Q&A, Networking opportunities and more!

What last year's attendees said about the 2016 Conference:

“I was personally overwhelmed with the amount of knowledge on leadership skills provided”

“The building of network, exchange of views, meeting our brothers and sisters from the same continent was truly unbelievable”

“The program was awesome, very informative and perfect presentations. I loved it!”

“A very important conference and an eye-opener for people working in different associations or not for profit organizations.”


Draft Programme (as of 3 February 2017)

Sunday, 26 February 2017
12:00 – 14h00 Registration and Lunch

14h00 – 14h15 Opening Remarks:
AfSAE President, Jeffers Miruka

14h15 – 15h30 Introductions/ Round Tables/Report out
Facilitated by Gregg Talley, CEO of the Talley Management Group

15h30 – 16h00 Tea Break

16h00 – 17h00 Keynote/Bidding Panel Discussion:
Moderated by Gary Grimmer, CEO of Gaining Edge
South African Tourism Ambassador, Professor Douglas Oliver,
Flawless Events, Ethiopia, CEO, Yoadan Tilahun
Zambian Society of Public Administration, Kelvin Esiasa

17h00 – 17h30 Q&A

17h30 – 18h00 AfSAE Member Meeting

18h00 - 20h30 Dinner Hosted by Johannesburg Convention Bureau, Transportation starting at 18h00 from Garden Court Hotel

Monday, 27 February 2017

08h30 - 08h45 Opening Remarks:
South African National Convention Bureau General Manager, Amanda Kotze Nhlapo
AfSAE President, Jeffers Miruka

08h45 – 09h30 Round Table Café (volunteer topic, leaders from Membership/Board)

09h30 – 10h30 Current Issues in African Not for Profit Management Panel Discussion:
Moderated by Gregg Talley, CEO of the Talley Management Group

Pan African Urological Society Association Nigeria, Edet Ipki 

South African Society of Travel Medicine, Dr. Garth Brink

African Association of Agricultural Economists, Jeffers Miruka

10h30 – 11h00 Q&A

11h00 - 11h30 Tea break

11h30 – 12h30 Not for Profit Technology Panel Discussion:
Moderated by Dan Gaertner Chief Product Officer
OneDigital Zone Founder & CEO, Michael Steenkamp Senior Product Engineer, Jacob Parker

12h30 – 13h00 Q&A

13h00 – 14h00 Lunch Sponsored by South African National Convention Bureau

14h15 - 15h00 Association Finance and Fundraising Panel Discussion:
Moderated by Junior Chamber International, Executive Vice President, Tshepo Thlaku
CP Naidoo & Partners, Prem Govender CFP
Foundation for Professional Development Managing Director, Dr. Gustaaf Wolvaardt

15h00 – 15h15 Q&A

15h15 - 15h45 Tea Break

15h45 – 16h30 Keynote Introduction by AfSAE Representative:
Daniel Silke, recognized as one of South Africa’s leading Political Analysts and Futurists

16h30 – 17h30 Closing thoughts by Jeffers Miruka

17h30 -18h00  Hosted Buyer and ICCA Supplier Partner Ice Breaker

18h00 – 19h00 Cocktail Reception Sponsored by ICCA (International Congress & Convention Association)
Remarks by the ICCA President, Nina Freysen – Pretorius
ICCA Africa Chair, Ben Asoro