Printing SA Africa Conference and Annual Dinner

Printing SA Conference – 11 & 12 September 2019

Day 1  – Wednesday 11 September 2019 – R1,500.00 ex Vat
Day 2 – Thursday 12 September 2019 – R1,500.00 ex Vat
Both Days – 11 & 12 September 2019 – R3,000.00 ex Vat

Day 1  – Wednesday 11 September 2019 – R1,125.00 ex Vat
Day 2Thursday 12 September 2019 – R1,125.00 ex Vat
Both Days – 11 & 12 September 2019 – R2,250.00 ex Vat

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  • Conference Day 1 - Wed 11 Sept 2019

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    Conference Day 2 - Thurs 12 Sept 2019

    • 1500 R
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Day 1 – 11thSeptember 2019

7h45 am – Registration

8h30 am Welcoming – Leal Wright – Printing SA, President

08h45 am – Stakeholders Address

  • Felleng Yende – FP&M SETA, CEO

09h00 am – Stakeholders Address

  • Edward De Klerk – South African Typographical Union (SATU), General Secretary

9h15 am – Industry Growth Strategy Research Report Presentation

  • Dana Braithwaite – BMI, Lead Researcher

10h00 am Day 1 – Panel Discussion 1

Digitisation & the Sustainability of Print Media and Education within the 4th Industrial Revolution:
This session will discuss some of the findings of the research commissioned by Printing SA to be presented by BMI.

The goals and objectives of the session are to assess the threats and opportunities of digitisation of print media in the context of South African education, what government policy regarding digitisation means to print media businesses in the education space, and the opportunities that exist thereof, and assessing what this means for jobs and unemployment in South Africa.

Panel Director: Felleng Yende(CEO, FP&M SETA)

Panel Members: 

  • P.K. Naicker (FP&M SETA, General Manager: Research, Planning & Reporting)
  • Godfrey Selamatsela (President, FEDUSA)
  • Deon Joubert (Area Manager, Two Sides)
  • Ken Leid (National Training and Development Director, Printing SA)
  • Mamiki Matlawa (Qunu Staffing, Managing Director)
  • Tommy Du Sart (Managing Director , Renform)

11h00 amTEA BREAK

11h30 amInstitute of Futures Research Report

  • Dr Morne Mostert– (Director of the Institute for Futures Research)

12h15 pmKeynote Address

  • Nomalungelo Gina – (Deputy Minister of Trade & Industry)

13h00 pmQ & A

13h15 pmLUNCH

14h15 pmPanel Discussion 2

The future of the Print and Packaging value chain within the 4th Industrial Revolution:  This session will discuss some of the findings of the research commissioned by SATU to be presented by the Institute for Futures Research.

This panel will seek to understand the current and future challenges and opportunities facing the printing industry in South Africa. It will also seek to explore the plausible futures of the South African printing industry toward 2030, with a particular focus on the roles of people.

Panel Director: Ms Jane Molony (Executive Director, Paper Manufacturer’s Association of  South Africa)

Panel Members: 

  • Patricia Nkosi (CEO, Siander Holdings)
  • Andrew Read (Board Member, Printing SA)
  • Anele Sololo (General Manager, PAMSA)
  • Sisanda Mbokotho (Deputy General Secretary, SATU)
  • Vrajlal Harry (CEO, Harry’s Printers)

15h15 pm Closing – Reifdah Ajam (Fedusa, General Secretary) & VISIT THE EXPO


Day 2 – 12thSeptember 2019


8h15 am – WELCOMING

  • Dr Abdool Majid Mahomed (Printing SA, CEO)

8h45 am GEN Z – “ The Future Workforce”

  • Sean Holt (Executive Director, FESPA)

9h30 am – Panel Discussion 1

The importance of modern technology and innovation within the 4th Industrial Revolution for the Printing, Packaging and Signage Industry: This session will discuss how new technologies have impacted the industry from an efficiency, quality and competitiveness point of view looking into 4IR and AI technologies.

Panel Director: Dr Colin Steyn (Centre for Integral Innovation and Development)

Panel Members

  • Dr Morne Mostert (Institute of Futures Research)
  • Steve Thobela (Novus Print, Executive Director)
  • Muzi Sibiya (Production Manager at South African Reserve Bank and Board Member of South African Institute of Printing (SAIP))
  • Sean Holt (FESPA, Executive Director)
  • Vrajlal Harry (CEO, Harry’s Printers)

10h30 am – TEA BREAK

11h00 am Panel Discussion 2

Collaboration between Print, Packaging, Publishing and Authors:   This session will discuss how role-players in the sector can better collaborate to create shared value for all.

 Panel Director: Collen Dlamini (JUTA)

Panel Members:

  • Elitha van der Sandt (CEO, South African Book Development Council)
  • Leal Wright (Board President, Printing SA)
  • Shabeer Jetham (Executive Director, Packaging SA)
  • Jack Devnarain (Chairman, SA Guild of Actors)


  • Jace Nair (Representative, Blind SA)

12h45 pm – Closing & Vote of Thanks 

  • Zayed Bagus (Operations Director, Printing SA)


Speakers and topics are subject to change. You can view the speakers here.



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