Noveber 2009 - January 2010
Due to the many Christmas and New Year functions this month, there will be no Café Europe event.
Speaker : DR MILLS SOKO
Senior lecturer UCT Graduate School of Business
Topic: "China in Africa: a Mercantilist Predator or a Partner in Development?"
Due to the European Summer Holidays, there wasno Café Europe event in July.
Speaker: Danny Titus
Chairperson for Transparency International SA
Topic: “Transparency in Tendering- an (im) possible future?”
Speaker: Richard Wood
British Consul General
Topic: “Zoom Zoom Zuma: South Africa 2009-2014”
Speaker: Paul Hoffman
Founder & director of Institute for Accountability in SA
Topic: The Dawning of the Age of Responsibility in South Africa - will Zuma lead?
Speaker: Ravi Naidoo
Founder of Design Indaba and MD of Interactive Africa.
Topic: The creative sector as an economic driver for South Africa
Speaker: Kevin Bennett
Director of the Engery Research Centre.
Topic: Electricity: Are we over the worst?
Speaker: Andrew Boraine
Chief Executive of Cape Town Partnership.
Topic: Strategy and plans of the city towards 2010
and beyond. Chances for business and investment.
Speaker: Diane Ritter
Owner of peoplemanagement
Topic: The systematic impact of HIV/Aids on business.
Speaker: Anita Mendiratta
Director of Cachet Consulting.
Topic: The fundamental role of perception management as South Africa enters and competes on the international Business, Tourism and Political stage.
Speaker: Professor Kurt April
University Senate Member; Sainsbury Fellow; Universities of Cape Town (SA), Oxford (UK), Ashridge (UK) and Erasmus (Netherlands).
Topic: His latest insights (from both academic and business practice perspectives) on leadership trends and differences in leadership between SA and Europe.
Speaker: Dirk Elzinga
Managing Director of the Cape Town International Convention Centre.
Topic: Key ingredients for successful partnerships between SA and EU – from the perspective of CTICC and Amsterdam RAI.
Speaker: John Simpson
Head of the School of Management Studies and FSA Professor of marketing at UCT, and Director of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing.
Topic: Black Diamonds – how to reach this fast moving emerging market.
Speaker: Mr. Tony Ehrenreich
COSATU Western Cape Provincial Secretary
Topic: Employee Motivation in South Africa.