Nedbank and EE Publishers’ energy and ICT infrastructure seminars in 2019

February 28th, 2019, Published in Articles: EE Publishers, Articles: Energize, Articles: EngineerIT, Articles: PositionIT, Articles: Vector

A dialogue to unlock the
economic and human potential
of South Africa

Co-hosted by:

Nedbank and EE Publishers are hosting a series of morning seminars on important infrastructure issues facing the energy and ICT sectors in South Africa.

DATES: See below for the date of each seminar
TIMES: 09h00 to 13h30, with a networking finger lunch and refreshments thereafter
VENUE: Nedbank Main Auditorium, 135 Rivonia Road, Sandton, Johannesburg
PARKING: Ample parking is available
COST: R150 pp (inc VAT) payable at the door (cash or credit card)

The purpose of the seminars is to initiate meaningful, constructive dialogue on energy and ICT infrastructure initiatives needed to unlock the economic and human potential of South Africa.

The seminars will cover political, economic, environmental, policy, legal, regulatory, planning, investment, business, labour and social issues. Attendees will be addressed by a number of key sectoral leaders, followed by open discussion and dialogue with the audience on the challenges arising.

Click here to book your seat at any of the seminars

Click here to book sponsorship opportunities at the seminars

The seminars

7 May 2019: Ensuring a just energy transition for SA
The need for a just energy transition in South Africa to ensure environmental sustainability and reduce the carbon intensity of South Africa – issues of job creation, education, training, re-skilling and geo-location of clean energy resources for maximum impact and least cost.

25 Jun 2019: Enabling small scale embedded generation in SA
The role of small and medium scale embedded generation and ”smart grid” in meeting the electrical energy needs of the future – the necessary business case, policy, regulatory and financing environment for behind-the-meter solutions such as rooftop solar PV and other distributed generation.

18 Sep 2019: Establishing a viable gas sector for SA
How to facilitate a viable gas sector in SA from imported liquefied natural gas (LNG), imported compressed natural gas (CNG) from neighbouring countries, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from the SA petrochemical industry, and exploration and exploitation of shale gas in the Karoo and natural gas along the SA coast.

22 Oct 2019: Flexible power generation – a new paradigm in SA
The role and business case for flexible generation, including gas-to-power, pumped water storage, thermal energy storage and battery energy storage systems to complement intermittent wind and solar renewable energy sources, and to provide much needed auxiliary grid services.

26 Nov 2019: ICT infrastructure to support an effective ICT ecosystem in SA
The need for effective ICT bandwidth, spectrum and infrastructure, together with a sound policy, legal, regulatory and planning framework in South Africa, to facilitate universal affordable broadband access, e-business and Industry 4.0 for inclusive economic growth.

Click here to book your seat at any of the seminars

Click here to book sponsorship opportunities at the seminars

Programme for each seminar

09h00 – 10h00: Registration; substantial breakfast, tea, coffee, fruit juice
10h00 – 10h10: Welcome & introduction
10h10 – 11h30: Sector leaders present
11h30 – 11h45: Comfort break
11h45 – 13h00: Audience interaction
13h00 – 13h20: Presenters summing up
13h20 – 13h30: Conclusion and thanks
13h30 – 14h30: Substantial lunch, refreshments, networking

Sponsorship opportunities

For R6000 + VAT per seminar, your company may have:

  • 5 complimentary tickets for the seminar for your company and guests
  • 1  trestle table for hand-outs, brochures and promotional material
  • Two pull-up banners at your table (sponsor to provide the banners)
  • Two slides in the rolling slideshow displayed while attendees are being seated
  • Your logo on this event web page listed as a supporting sponsor
  • Public thanks and acknowledgement at the seminar

Click here to book your seat at any of the seminars

Click here to book sponsorship opportunities at the seminars

Related Articles

  • South African Government COVID-19 Corona Virus Resource Portal
  • Ministerial determinations propose 13813 MW of new-build by IPPs, none by Eskom
  • Crunch time for South Africa’s national nuclear company, Necsa
  • Dealing with the elephant in the room that is Eskom…
  • Interview with Minerals & Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe