15 May 2018

07:00 Morning registration
07:30 OPENING REMARKS FROM MC: Nzinga Qunta - Economic Anchor, SABC
08:00 MAYORAL WELCOME ADDRESS: The City of Cape Town's economic development mandate is to create the right conditions for domestic SMMEs to start up, grow and expand
  • So what have been the challenges, opportunities and the latest development success stories?

Ald Ian Neilson, Acting Mayor, City Of Cape Town

Utilisation Of Procurement And Supply Chain Spend To Stimulate Industrialisation And Economic Growth
08:15 PROVINCIAL HOD OPENING KEYNOTE: Zakariya Hoosain, Head Official Western Cape Provincial Government: Treasury

PRESENTATION: A Provincial/ Municipal Economic Review and Outlook based on economic intelligence research outcomes thatfeature regional development and sectors of economic focus for the province specifically by analysing factors that is driving broad sector developments. >>

  • How is the province mainstreaming the provincial economic policy?


  • Medium Term Budget Policy Statement
  • SCM Indaba Resolutions
  • Transversal contracts

Marcia Korsten, Chief Director: Public Policy Services, Western Cape Provincial Treasury

08:50 Keynote Address: Sourcing decisions made today have a direct impact on YOU, YOUR ORGANISATION, LOCAL INDUSTRIES and the future of the AFRICAN CHILD
  • How do we move from buying to strategic sourcing? What is the role of accountability and governance in achieving full potential of the African Child?
Prof Douglas Boateng (FCIPS), Africa's first ever appointed Professor Extraordinaire for supply and value chain management, Chairman: Ghana Public Procurement Authority
09:20 Lightning Presentation: Unpacking initial key research findings from the Catalyst for Growth >>
  • An on-going learning agenda on the impact of business development support on SMME performance
Sifiso Ndwandwe, Chief Executive Officer, Catalyst for Growth

Economic Development And Transformation


DTI KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Utilising procurement as a lever for the dti's Strategic Partnership Programme - a key instrument in building capability and capacity of suppliers in the supply chain.

Mark Alard, Regional Manager: Western Cape, Department of Trade and Industry

10:00 EXECUTIVE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES PANEL DISCUSSION: Economic development interventions are mainly focused on support for the growth of existing organisations and the creation of new businesses
  • What is the province's collaborative value proposition that creates opportunities for private sector, government and SMMEs?
  • How is the province transforming regulation into competitiveness and cost-competitive economic inclusion strategies?

Moderator: Cebisile Nyambe, Consultant, UN Women South Africa Multi Country Office


  • Isac Smith, Chief Director Asset Management ,Provincial Treasury, Western Cape Government
  • Molefe-Isaac Fani, Group Procurement Manager, African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation
  • John Peters, Chief Director IEDS, Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Western Cape Government
  • Dr Susan De Witt, Programme Coordinator - Innovative Finance: Bertha Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town

10:30 Bonus Presentation: The drought in the Western Cape can affect the long-term growth of the province and South Africa as a whole, if it is not broken soon. So what strategic procurement policy apply in case of a disaster? >>
  • This presentation discusses the real impact of drought and water crisis on economic activities in the province

Helen Davies, Chief Director: Green Economy, Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Western Cape Government

11:00 Mid-morning refreshments and networking


Realising Strategic Social & Economic Goals
11:45 Panel Discussion: Procurement and supply chain can play a major role in ensuring that organisations and even economies are stable and resilient against emerging threats through future proofing and social procurement.
  • How can you make sure that your organisation is ready to meet the future head-on and achieve strategic social, economic and workforce-development goals using an organisation's procurement process?

Moderator: Nadia Ebrahim, Chief Director: Provincial Government Supply Chain Management, Western Cape Government


  • Ntokozo Zondi, Group Procurement Manager (Former Group Procurement, Illovo Sugar Limited),Orion Engineered Carbons
  • Fikile Khumalo, Director Matériel Governance, Risk and Compliance, Department of Defence
  • Ndabeni Bagosi, Former CPO, Head of Agility and Cost Management, TOTAL
  • Rafique Jassiem, Group Procurement Manager, Oceana Group Limited

Economic Acumen

12:30 Presentation: Great leaders drive transformation and economies out of recession: the economy is dangerously weak, making it difficult and more risky for shareholders to accept additional risk.
  • How do we build a strong local supply capability that is globally competitive and delivers a return on our ESD investment?
Vusi Fele Chief Procurement Officer, Barclays Africa Group Limited

Learning Across The Sectors

13:00 Panel Discussion: Making Exceptional Impact Across The Sectors - Public sector vs private sector: Is there any foundation for comparing and learning across the sectors?
  • The public sector's procurement process differs significantly from private sector. How can the two sectors work together in a more aligned way to achieve exceptional provincial economic development goals?

Moderator: Wiso Mdlalo, Group Procurement Manager, Coca Cola Peninsula Beverages


  • Dr. Nigel Chanakira, Former Chairman, Zimbabwe Investment Authority
  • Rodney Moolman, Director: SCM Education, Training and Development, Western Cape Provincial Treasury
  • Takalani Tambani, Chief Director : Black Industrialist Program, Department of Trade and Industry
  • Noel Sandukia, Vice President, Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply

13:30 Lunch and networking

15 May 2018

#Exceptionalimpact in ESD
14:45 Keynote Symposium: Now that there is a dramatic shift in how enterprise and supplier development (ESD) should be viewed (strategic rather than compliance), ESD is forming an integral part of many organisations' growth patterns. >>
  • What have been the challenges, opportunities and success stories? How can you translate policy into action and progressively develop small businesses from a procurement perspective?
    • Followed by two top, best-in-class ESD success stories you don't want to miss!

Yogan Naidu, Head: Non Trade Procurement, Woolworths

Followed by a top, best-in-class ESD success stories you don't want to miss!

SUCCESS STORY: Solomzi Xintolo, Managing Director, Oxin (ESD programme recipient and beneficiary) >>

15:30 Keynote Address: Improvements to the Preferential Public Procurement Act (Regulations of 2017): what does it mean for emerging black-owned businesses in influencing service delivery in this country?
  • With increased emphasis by government for organisations to buy from emerging businesses, how should organisations, public and private, embrace social procurement and practically roll out sustainable inclusive growth initiatives without interrupting service delivery?

Prof. Geo Quinot, Vice Dean, Faculty of Law Professor, Department of Public Law, Director: African Procurement Law Unit, Stellenbosch University

16:00 Experts' Opinions On Enterprise And Supplier Development Panel Discussion: 10 things to consider when you initiate and integrate a successful ESD strategy
Moderator: Malcolm Farrell, Director, Supply Chain Network
  • Khanya Okumu CA(SA), Enterprise and Supplier Development Specialist, Old Mutual
  • Abigail Khumalo, Executive Manager: Supply Chain Management, Gautrain
  • Cornelia Olivier, Head of Sourcing, Corporate Services, Absa
  • Freddie Swart, Group Manager Transformation, Arcelormittal

16:30 ESD Expo Opening & Cocktail: Lance Greyling, Director for Enterprise and Investment, City of Cape Town

16 May 2018

07:00 Morning registration and SEDA sit down breakfast session
07:05 Opening Remarks From MC: Nzinga Qunta, Economic Anchor, SABC
07:10 SEDA KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Serving as a model for successful public private partnerships in the SMME development space >>
Alex Thandikhaya Qunta, Western Cape provincial Manager, SEDA
07:40 PROCUREMENT! Focus Leads To Big Wins.
Consider this: During the last Olympics, Jamaica took all pole positions in the 200m to achieve an astounding single-nation flag raising celebration.
  • How does a small country of 2.8 million people outperforms the US (with a population of 400 million people, a far larger population pool from which to pull talent)? Learn unique procurement lessons about KEEPING FOCUS and making big wins from Vusi Tembekwayo, SA's top futurist and Venture Capitalist

Vusi Thembekwayo, South African Entrepreneur, Global Keynote speaker and Venture Capitalist

Be Exceptional And Create Value!

08:30 International Case Study Of Best Practice In Strategic Sourcing: How cross-functional collaboration in the strategic sourcing process can deliver savings beyond expectation, even in a very mature category? >>
Clive Govender, Global Chief Procurement & Supply Chain Leader, CGC Consulting Services
09:00 International Keynote Case Study: The CPO Agenda: Many procurement functions put large savings numbers 'up in lights' when contracts are signed. However, organisations focused on procurement-generated savings may miss equally important outcomes such as enabling process efficiencies, category management and risk management >>
  • But now how do you elevate your role to that of a trusted advisor in the context of improving business performance

Jonathan Hughes, Partner, Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain Management Practice Leader, Vantage Partners

Collaborate And Become Exceptional

09:30 Panel Discussion: Public sector supply chain policies should provide guidelines that promote professional and ethical best practice.
  • How do you make your policies exceptional to deliver on ethical and professional practices at all times?

Moderator: Mediacy Mudekwa, Head of Content, Smart Procurement World


  • Mbulelo Gingcana, Senior Manager: Supply Chain Management, Civil Aviation Authority
  • Manenzhe Manenzhe, Chief Financial Officer, Parliament
  • Steven Powell, Director: Forensics Expert, ENS Africa
  • Dr Abdul Mahomed, Head of Professional Body, CIPS South Africa
10:00 PRESENTATION: From good to great- best practices in analytics >>
  • What does it take to produce great analytics? Using analytics to promote governance and improve reporting
Ishmail Samodien, System Analyst, Western Cape Provincial Treasury
Shuaib Samaai, System Analyst, Western Cape Provincial Treasury
10:30 PRESENTATION: Building Blocks for Sustainability - Energy, Water and Waste Efficiency Opportunities >>

Oliver Bonstein, WISP Facilitator, Green Cape

11:00 Mid-morning refreshments and networking


Public Sector Supply Chain Summit

Kamogelo Mapane, Chief Executive Officer,

TK Global Experts

Smart Sourcing & Supply Management

Vaughan Zoutendyk, Commercial Head:

Education and Training,

Commerce Edge

Framework For Infrastructure Asset

The Future CPO

11:45 GUIDELINES FOR INFRASTRUCTURE ASSET MANAGEMENT IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Municipalities are custodians of community infrastructure such as roads, waste disposal sites, water and sanitation systems and public facilities >>
  • How should you interpret strategic framework for infrastructure asset management in a practical way in the context of Municipalities
André S. Jordaan, Physical Asset Management, Pragma
11:45 Panel Agenda: The Cpo Agenda: The Procurement Team And CPO Of The Future - Will You Be Ready?
  • Given the rapidly changing business environment facing all industries, the role of the procurement function and specifically the CPO will need to adapt and change.
    • Has the CPO function evolved the way we thought it would have?
    • What will the future role of the CPO look like?
    • How can a CPO be a truly functional part of the C suite?
    • What can you do now to prepare

Moderator: Ndabeni Bagosi, Former CPO, Head of Agility and Cost Management, TOTAL


  • Jonathan Hughes, Partner, Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain Management Practice Leader, Vantage Partners, USA
  • Shiraz Sarang, Chief Procurement Officer, Nedbank Limited
  • Nawaaz Kalick, Group Procurement and Supply Executive, Astrapak
  • Pretty Ntombela, Chief Procurement Officer, Conlog

SCM Executive Development Programme

The Internet Of Things

Driving excellence in procurement and supply chain and promoting the strategic importance of SCM in service delivery at executive level.
Outcome based contract management and strong governance as a driver to achieve public value and economic development.
Moderator: Mark Kuipers, Chief Director: SCM Client Support, National Treasury
  • Rodney Moolman, Director: SCM Education, Training and Development, Western Cape Provincial Treasury
  • John Peters, Chief Director IEDS, Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Western Cape Government
  • Leonard Shnaps, Facilitator, School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University
12:15 Presentation: Will digitalisation work in your organisation?
Ndabeni Bagosi, Former CPO, Head of Agility and Cost Management, TOTAL

Thinking Beyond Our Borders

Aptitude For Technology

12:45 Thinking Beyond Our Borders PAN AFRICAN/ Provincial Case Studies Panel Discussion: A compendium of country/ provincial examples and lessons learnt from when implementing LED initiatives to monitor and assess compliance in public procurement systems throughout Africa
  • 5 best practice steps to help deregulate and streamline public sector workflows and motivate compliance and economic development?
Moderator: Molefe-Isaac Fani, Group Procurement Manager, African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation
  • Noel Sandukia, Vice President, Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply
  • Bernard Odote, Group Managing Director House of Procurement, Kenya
  • Cheryl Phillips, Senior Manager: Economic Growth and Tourism, Drakenstein Municipality
  • Dr. Nigel Chanakira, Former Chairman, Zimbabwe Investment Authority
  • Nombuso Msomi, Senior Manager: Supplier Management & Development, ACSA
12:45 Technology Panel Discussion: Leveraging the latest technology developments to increase efficiency
  • Five key considerations for selecting technology solution that's future ready
Moderator: Hayley Walters, Independent Advisor,Seed Engine
  • Tumelo Baloyi (MCIPS), Head : IT Strategic Sourcing, Contract & Assets Management, Sanlam
  • Timo Sandner, Senior Pre-Sales Consultant, Synertrade
  • Ian Hendry, Commercial Card Business Development and Business Coach, Nedbank Card Division
  • Thomas Majaya, Head of Group Procurement, MMI Holdings
13:20 Western Cape Supplier Database: Making database available for corporates
Isac Smith, Acting Deputy Director General, Western Cape Provincial Treasury

13:30 Lunch and expo viewing

16 May 2018

The Capacity Planner


PROCUREMENT CONSEQUENCE MANAGEMENT CASE STUDY: The Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply's far reaching mandate has been has been

incorporated in the country's Companies Act:

  • How has the act advocate for professionalisation?

  • How does it protect the professional that stands for what is right while bringing the rest to task?

  • What consequences are there for individuals that act unprofessionally?

  • Under what circumstances can a professional's license to practice be revoked and
    What are the consequences for individuals practicing procurement without a valid license to practice?

Noel Sandukia, Vice President, Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply

15:15 SPECIAL INSERT: CIPS students recognition
Ronald Mlalazi, Head of Academy, Commerce Edge
15:25 PRESENTATION: What are the characteristics of a high performance SCM function? >>
Mark Kuipers, Chief Director: SCM Client Support, National Treasury
15:50 Executive Insights Final Keynote Presentation:
Executive decision-making: 10Ps that influence human decisions >>
Doris Viljoen, Senior Futurist, Institute for Futures Research, University of Stellenbosch

16:30 End of conference and prize giving

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