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					             Programme
    Salsa Development Seminar 2008




NH The Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West, Western Cape
                    1-4 July 2008
                              Day 1: Tuesday, 1 July 2008
                            Programme Director: Mr M Mpahlwa

Time            Item                                                Presenter
10:00 – 13:00   Arrival & registration of all delegates
13:00 – 14:00   LUNCH
14:00 – 14:15   Welcome, programme outline & housekeeping           Mr M Mpahlwa
14:15 – 14:45   Overview of Salsa activities & new Executive        Ms N Naidoo
14:45 – 16:20   Forum reports & new Executive Committees            Forum chairpersons
16:20 – 16:30   Closing remarks                                     Mr M Mpahlwa




                       Opening Ceremony (Formal Gala Dinner)
                            Programme Director: Mr Peter Williams
18:30 – 19:00   Arrival & seating
19:00 – 19:15   Welcome & introduction of guests                    Deputy Speaker Y
                                                                    Gabru
19:15 – 19:30   Objectives of the seminar                           Mr M Mpahlwa
19:30 – 20:00   Keynote address & opening                           Speaker S Byneveldt
20:00 – 20:15   Vote of thanks                                      New Salsa Chairperson




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                           Day 2: Wednesday, 2 July 2008
                             Programme Director: Dr B Schalk

Time             Item                                          Presenter
08:30 – 08:45    Message from new Salsa Chairperson            TBA
08:45 – 09:00    Sector Policy                                 Mr MB Coetzee
09:00 – 09:30    Strategic & Operational Framework             Mr MZ Mawasha
09:30 – 10:00    Sector Policy Support Programme               Ms S Mangcu
10:00 – 11:00    Question & answer session
11:00 – 11:30    TEA
11:30 – 12:00    Sector Baseline study                         Mr R Moropa
12:00 – 12:30    Question & answer session
12:30 – 13:00    Arrangements for Commissions                  Dr B Schalk
13:00 – 14:00    LUNCH
14:00 – 15:30    Session 1: Commissions A, B, C, D
15:30 – 15:45    TEA
15:45 – 17:15    Session 2: Commissions E, F, G, H




           •    NOTE: Commission details listed separately below (page 6-7)




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                             Day 3: Thursday, 3 July 2008

                           Programme Director: Mr T Mofokeng

Time            Item                                              Presenter
08:30 – 11:00   Report back: Commission A, B, C, D, E, F
11:00 – 11:15   TEA
11:15 – 12:45   Session 3: Commission I, J, K, L
12:45 – 13:45   LUNCH
13:45 – 15:15   Report back: Commission G, H, I
15:15 – 15:30   TEA
15:30 – 17:00   Report back: Commission J, K, L




                                  Informal dinner function
                                  Hosted by Salsa Executive
18:45 – 19:30   Arrival
19:30 – 19:50   Welcome                                           New Salsa Chairperson
19:50 – 12:00   Entertainment




                                Day 4: Friday, 4 July 2008

                          Programme Director: Ms M Gaoretelelwe

Time            Item                                              Presenter
08:30 – 09:00   Overview of Seminar                               New Salsa Secretary
09:00 – 10:00   Discussions & way forward                         Ms M Gaoretelelwe
10:00 – 10:30   TEA
10:30 – 11:00   Closing remarks                                   New Salsa Chairperson




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                                      COMMISSIONS
                Session 1 (Wednesday, 2 July 2008, 14:00 – 15:30)

Group Topic & presenter                                                    Facilitator & reporting
  A    Performance auditing by the Auditor General – a duplication         Facilitator: Dr B Schalk
       of the legislature’s oversight role?                                Reporter: Ms S Jongile (CFO
       Presenter: Mr T Nombembe (Auditor General)                          Forum)
                                                                           Scribe: Ms Petro Steyn
  B    Governance in the legislative sector – Overseeing the               Facilitator: Mr P Skosana
       overseer                                                            Reporter: Mr P Hobongwana
       Panel: 1) Mr ZA Dingani (Secretary to Parliament)                   Scribe: Mr V Mapolisa
              2) Treasury
  C    The role of Chapter 9 institutions vs the role of the legislative   Facilitator: Ms N Naidoo
       sector – finding each other                                         Reporter: Adv E Phindela (Legal
       Presenter: To be confirmed                                          Advisors’ Forum)
                                                                           Scribe: Adv H Botha
  D    Fulfilling the Constitutional requirement of involving citizens     Facilitator: Adv EN Lambani
       in law-making and other legislative matters – lessons learnt /      Reporter: Ms N Bata
       going beyond the basics.
                                                                           Scribe: Mr LR Mudzanani
       Presenter: Prof Ben Turok




                Session 2 (Wednesday, 2 July 2008, 15:45 – 17:15)

Group Topic & presenter                                                    Facilitator & reporting
  E    Developing a sectoral communication strategy in a                   Facilitator: Mr T Mofokeng
       multilingual context – notwithstanding budget constraints           Reporter: Ms N Mosana (PPP &
       Presenter: Ms Khetiwe Mboweni                                       Communications Forum)
                                                                           Scribe: Ms C Gopane
  F    Achieving a sustainable approach to training & skills               Facilitator: Mr M Mpahlwa
       development in the legislative sector                               Reporter: Mr J Links (HR Forum)
       Presenter: Prof Vil Nkomo (UP)                                      Scribe: Mr T Mvubu
  G    Towards a sectoral Knowledge Management strategy –                  Facilitator: Mr R Moropa
       trends and proposals                                                Reporter: Ms N Ngubo
       Presenter: Ms Debbie Blackburn (DBSA)                               (KM Forum)
                                                                           Scribe: Ms J Liberty
  H    An integrated / holistic approach to Information &                  Facilitator: Mr P Williams
       Communication Technology in the sector                              Reporter: Mr V Ndlovu
       Presenter: Dimension Data                                           (ISM Forum)
                                                                           Scribe: Ms V Gwala




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                 Session 3 (Thursday, 3 July 2008, 11:15 – 12:45)

Group Topic & presenter                                              Facilitator & reporting
  I    Accelerating the mainstreaming of Disability & Gender         Facilitator: Ms M Gaoretelelwe
       Panel: Mr AK Dube (Disability) (Samaita Associates)           Reporter: Ms P Diemeng
              Ms Claire Mathonsi (Gender)                            Scribe: Ms P Mbutuma
             (Gender Advocacy Programme)
  J    Public education – a catalyst for participation               Facilitator: Adv L Matyolo-Dube,
       Presenter: Mr MZ Mawasha                                      Reporter: Ms N Bata (PPP &
                                                                     Communications Forum)
                                                                     Scribe: Mr LR Mudzanani
  K    Towards enhancing oversight practices in a democratic         Facilitator: Mr S Legodi
       society – including municipal oversight                       Reporter: Takalani Munyai
       Presenter: To be confirmed                                    (Committees Forum)
                                                                     Scribe: Mr Z Nzuza
  L    Minimum standards for effective delivery of the core          Facilitator: Mr K Mansura
       business of the legislative sector – determining the budget   Reporter: Mr O Pule (Table Staff
       baseline                                                      Forum)
       Presenter: Mr Michael Coetzee (Deputy Secretary:              Scribe: Ms N Ndaba
       National Parliament)




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