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					            SMME AND BEE DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE 2007

                     -   IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEDBANK –


           Entrepreneurship and Business Development – Accelerated and
                    Shared Economic Growth and Development


Date         : Saturday 27 October 2007
Venue        : Grace Bible Church, Pimville Soweto
Delegate No. : 3000

                                 PROGRAMME

08h00 – 08h50              Registration

08h50 – 09h10              Opening Prayer and Remarks: Pastor Mosa Sono,
                           (Senior Pastor– Grace Bible Church)

09h10 – 10h00

Opening & Welcome Remarks                 Mr. Harrison Kalua,
                                          President, ASCCI

Remarks                                   Mr. Amos Masondo
                                          Mayor of Johannesburg


Keynote Address                           Ms. Pinky Moholi
                                          Nedbank (Platinum Sponsor)




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Plenary Session 1         The Role of Government and Private Sector in creating
                          an environment for Economic Growth and Private
                          Sector Development

                                        Panellists
                                        • Dr. Reuel Khoza
                                           Chairman – Nedbank
                                        • Dr. Sam Motsuenyane
                                           Past President – NAFCOC
                                        • Mr. Essop Pahad
                                           Minister in thePresidency
                                        • Mr. Zacheus Nkosi
                                           President, Federation of Swaziland
                                           Employers & Chamber of Commerce
                                           and Industry
                                        • Mr. Simon Phafane
                                           President, Lesotho Chamber of
                                           Commerce and Industry
                                        • Mr. Tarah Shaanika
                                           Chief Executive Officer, Namibia
                                           Chamber of Commerce and Industry


Launch of ASCCI SMME Business Toolkit
In other South African Languages      Mr. Sipho Mseleku
                                      Chief Executive Officer – ASCCI

Official Opening
Of Conference                    Ms. Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka
                                 Deputy President, Republic of South Africa

11h15 – 11h30                    Tea Break




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Plenary Session 2
11h30 – 12h45               Challenges facing SMMEs in South Africa -
                            bridging the gap between the 1st Economy and
                            the 2nd Economy

                                  Panellists
                                     • Mr. Sibongiseni Ngundze
                                         Managing Director –Nedbank Small
                                         Business Services
                                     • Ms. Wawa Damane
                                         Chief Executive Officer, Small
                                         Enterprise Development Agency
                                         (SEDA)
                                     • Prof. Thami Mazwai
                                         Chief Executive Officer, Mafube
                                         Publishing
                                     • Mr. Maurice Radebe
                                         Managing Director, Sasol Oil
                                     • Mr. David Morobe
                                         Chief Executive Officer, Gauteng
                                         Propeller
                                     • Mr. Lionel October
                                         Deputy Director General,
                                         Department of Trade & Industry
                                         (DTI)
                                     • Mr. John Mwaniki
                                         Executive Director, Technonet Africa
                                     • Mr. Eddie Funde
                                         Chairman – South African
                                         Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)
                                     • Mr. Keith Khoza
                                         Chief Executive Officer, Gauteng
                                         Enterprise Development Agency
                                         (GEDA)

Keynote Address:    Minister Mandisi Mphahlwa
                    Minister of Trade and Industry
                    SA Ministry of Trade and Industry

12h45 – 13h45       Lunch




                                                                           3
Workshop 1        Procurement : Challenges and Opportunities
13h45 – 15h00

                               Panellists

                                   •   Mr. Vule Nemukula
                                       General Manager Procurement and
                                       supply chain management, Eskom
                                   •   Ms. Pinky Baloyi
                                       Manager – Small Business, South
                                       African Revenue Services (SARS)
                                   •   Mr. Mzwakhe Shoba
                                       Automotive Industry Development
                                       Centre (AIDC)
                                   •   Mr. Mxolisi Zwane
                                       Chairman, Premier Foods
                                   •   Mr. Chris Mamabulo
                                       General Manager – Finance, Shared
                                       Services, Nedbank

Keynote Address   Mr. Malesela Sekhasimbe
                  Group Executive Director Supply Chain, ICT and
                  Transformation, Denel

Workshop 2        Bridging the Gap: How to Improve Access to Finance
13h45 – 15h00

                               Panellists
                                  • Mr. Modise Motloba
                                      Director, Deutsche Bank & Vukani
                                      Afrika
                                  • Mr. Xola Sithole
                                      Chief Executive Officer, Khula
                                      Enterprise
                                  • Ms. Philisiwe Buthelezi
                                      Chief Executive Officer, National
                                      Empowerment Fund (NEF)
                                  • Ms. Tina Eboka
                                      Director, Standard Bank
                                  • Dr. Philmon Mohlahlane
                                      Chief Executive Officer, Land Bank




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Keynote Address   Mr. Tom Boardman
                  Chief Executive Officer, Nedbank

Workshop 3        The Role of the SETAs in SMME Development
13h45 – 15h00

                                Panellists
                                   • Mr. Joel Dikgole
                                       Chief Executive Officer, Wholesale
                                       and Retail SETA
                                   • Mr. Mike Tsotetsi
                                       Chief Executive Officer, Tourism and
                                       Hospitality SETA
                                   • Mr. Bafana Ngwenya
                                       Chief Executive Officer, Energy
                                       SETA
                                   • Dr. Raymond Patel
                                       Chief Executive Officer,
                                       Manufacturing, Engineering and
                                       Related services SETA
                                   • Mr. Tebogo Thejani
                                       Chief Executive Officer,
                                       Construction, Education and
                                       Training Authority SETA
                                   • Mr. Themba Mabuya
                                       Acting Chief Executive Officer -
                                       Skills Development, Safety and
                                       Security SETA
                                   • Mr. Max Makhubalo
                                       Chief Executive Officer, Banking
                                       Sector, Educational Training
                                       Authority, SETA
                                   • Mr. Ravin Deonarain
                                       Chief Executive Officer, Food and
                                       Beverage, SETA




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Workshop 4      Women in Business – Challenges and Opportunities
13h45 – 15h00
                             Panellists
                                • Dr. Danisa Baloyi
                                    Chief Executive Officer,
                                    DB Consulting
                                • Dr. Namane Magau
                                    Director of Companies
                                • Ms. Pinky Baloyi
                                    Carol Lagoon Basadi Investment
                                    Holdings
                                • Ms. Wawa Damane
                                    Chief Executive Officer, Small
                                    Enterprise Development Agency
                                    (SEDA)
                                • Ms. Tumi Sengoara
                                    National Manager – External
                                    Strategic Partnerships & Legislation
                                    Black Business Development
                                • Ms. Sibongile Sambo
                                    Managing Director – SRS Aviation
                                    (Pty) Ltd
                                • Ms. Mandisa Manjezi
                                    Chief Director - Enterprise
                                    Development Unit, Department of
                                    Trade and Industry
                                • Mrs. Basetsana Kumalo
                                    President – The Business Woman’s
                                    Association and Executive Producer,
                                    Topbilling


Workshop 5      The Role of Christians in shaping the Economy and
                Private Sector Development

13h45 – 15h00
                      `      Panellists
                                • Pastor Mosa Sono
                                    Senior Pastor, Grace Bible Church
                                • Pastor Dick Khoza
                                    Rhema Church
                                • Ms. Brenda de Charmoy
                                    Director, Junxion Choices
                                • Pastor Jonas Khauoe
                                    Pastor Campus Crusade for Christ
                                • Mr. Lazarus Zim


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                                        Director, Mvelaphanda Resources
                                    •   Mr. Maurice Redebe
                                        Managing Director, Sasol Oil


Workshop 6          Youth in Business “Challenges and Opportunities”
13h45 – 15h00

                                 Panellists
                                    • Mr. Malusi Kekane
                                        Chief Executive Officer, Umsobomvu
                                        Youth Fund
                                    • Ms. Yolisa Makhasi
                                        Chief Executive Officer, National
                                        Youth Commission
                                    • Ms. Philisiwe Buthelezi
                                        Chief Executive Officer, National
                                        Empowerment Fund
                                    • Mr. Sibusiso Leope
                                        Director, TS Records
                                    • Ms. Sibongile Sambo
                                        Managing Director, SRS Aviation
                                        (Pty) Ltd
                                    • Mr. Lehlohonolo Busakwe
                                        Regional Organiser, ASCCI Youth
                                        Chamber
                                    • Mr. Felix Malapane
                                        President, Progressive Intact
                                        Christian Organisation

Plenary Session 3
15h30 – 16h30       The Role and Function of the National Small Advisory
                    Council

                                 Panellists
                                    • Ms. Elizabeth Thabethe
                                        Deputy Minister, Department of
                                        Trade & Industry
                                    • Mr. Lionel October
                                        Deputy Director General,
                                        Department of Trade & Industry
                                    • Prof. Thami Mazwai
                                        Chief Executive Officer, Mafube
                                        Publishing




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                                             •   Prof. Makhuo Nkondo
                                                 Chairperson – National Library of
                                                 South Africa Board, University of
                                                 South Africa
                                             •   Ms. Yvonne Finch
                                                 Director, Yvonne Finch Consulting
                                             •   Ms. Tania Slabbert
                                                 Chief Executive Officer, WDB
                                                 Investment Holdings
                                             •   Ms. Luiz Barboza
                                                 Technical Director, Sebrae
                                             •   Ms. Makole Letsoalo
                                                 Member, National Small Advisory
                                                 Council
                                             •   Dr. Evelyn Rabaji
                                                 President, Phuhlisa Researchers &
                                                 Development Facilitators
                                             •   Ms. Sibongile Sambo
                                                 Managing Director – SRS Aviation
                                                 (Pty) Ltd

16h30 – 17h30             Closing Plenary

                          2010 Opportunities for SMME

                          Presentation:          Dr. Danny Jordan
                                                 Chief Executive Officer, Local
                                                 Organising Committee (LOC) 2010

        Presentation of Special Awards:          Mr. Sipho Mseleku
                                                 Chief Executive Officer, ASCCI

                                          Life Time Achievement Award
                                             • Dr. Sam Motsuenyane
                                                 Past President, NAFCOC

                                          Special Leadership Awards
                                             • Dr. Reuel Khoza
                                                 Chairman, Nedbank
                                             • Pastor Mosa Sono
                                                 Senior Pastor, Grace Bible Church
                                             • Prof. Thami Mazwai
                                                 Chief Executive Officer, Mafube
                                                 Publishing



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                                     •   Dr. Danisa Baloyi
                                         Chief Executive Officer,
                                         DB Consulting


Sponsorship
Acknowledgements:   Mr. Harrison Kalua
                    President, ASCCI

Vote of Thanks
& Closing:          Pastor Mosa Sono
                    Senior Pastor, Grace Bible Church - Soweto




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