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YOUTH AND GREEN ECONOMY DIALOGUE & HACKATHON SESSION

Date: 05 - 07 June 2018
Venue: Amber
Time: 08:30 to 16:00

They say that smart is the new green. What careers will the smart, sustainable city offer its citizens? The time to chart your smart career path is now. The Youth and the Green Economy Seminar provides a global view of the way in which skills development in the smart, green economy is progressing, and examines the opportunities available in the vital fields of renewable energy, water and waste management, industrial design, engineering, manufacturing, project management, and tourism and hospitality.

Day 1 - 05 June 2018 - DAY 1 AND 2 PROGRAMME 05-06 JUNE 2018
YOUTH INNOVATION CHALLENGE

MC Silindile Zulu and Goodwin Mabusela

08:00

REGISTRATION AND TEA

09:00 

Welcome and opening

Speaker:

Ms Pearl Maponya

09:05

Topic:

Programme format

Speaker:
Dr Michael Magondo

09:15

Topic:

Pre-pitch dry-run

Speaker:

WIBC

13:00

Topic:

Pitching session and first round selection

Speaker: WIBC

Day 2: Youth and Green Economy Dialogue

MC Silindile Zulu & Goodwin Mabusela

08:00 

DAY 2

REGISTRATION AND TEA

09:00

Welcoming and opening

Speaker:

Mr Isaiah Engelbrecht

09:05

Topic:

Programme format

Speaker:

Dr Michael Magondo

09:15 

Topic:

Solution pitch session & evaluation

Speaker:
WIBC

Day 3: Youth and Green Economy Dialogue

MC Silindile Zulu & Goodwin Mabusela

08:00 

Day 3 

REGISTRATION AND TEA

09:00 

Welcome and opening

Speaker:

Mrs Amelia Pad & Mr Sipho Nxasane

09:05

Topic:

Opening Remarks

Speaker:

CoT: MMC

09:25

Topic:
The role of youth in energy sector through sustainable programmes 


Speaker:
Ms Lungile Mashele (DBSA)

09:40

Topic:

Q&A

Speaker:

Youth interaction with Speaker

09:45

TEA

09:55 

Topic:

The role of youth in the green economy sector through sustainable recycling and repurposing programmes 

Speaker:
Ms Kelebogile Pega (Keglope Investments)

10:10 

Topic:

Q&A

Speaker:

Youth interaction with speaker

10:15

Topic:

The role of youth in entrepreneurship for sustainable development 

Speaker:
Mr Isaiah Engelbrecht

10:30

Topic:

Q&A

Speaker:

Youth interaction with Speaker

10:35

Topic:

Innovative solutions for communities by young people


Speaker:

Mr Abel Mukwevho

10:50

Topic:

Q&A

Speaker:

Youth interaction with Speaker

10:55

Topic:

Theme:Building a sustainable career


Speaker:

Thabang Mabapa, Brand SA/Brand SA / Red Bull Amaphiko

11:10

Topic:

Q&A

Speaker:

Youth interaction with Speaker

11:25

Topic:

To be announced at the seminar

Speaker:

Shamiso Kumbirai,Young Civil Engineer, Aurecon

11:40

Topic:

Q&A

Speaker:

Youth interaction with Speaker

11:55

Topic:

To be announced at seminar

Speaker:

Khanyisile Chaba, Head of Responsible Business, Old Mutual

12:10

Topic:
Q&A

Speaker:

Youth interaction with Speaker

12:25

Youth Dialogue

13:00

LUNCH

14:00

Topic:

FabLab Pitch explosion

Speaker:

MC: Primrose Mokone and Thandiwe Maibelo

15:30 

Topic:

Certification and Award ceremony

FabLab
Tshwane Innovation Challenge
Eco-Warriors

Speaker: MMC (tbc)

16:00

Topic:

Closing

Speaker:
Mr Isaiah Engelbrecht

EVENT SPEAKERS

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Mr Abel Mukwevho

Author & Entrepreneur  

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Ms Kelebogile Pega

Chief Executive Officer, Oketsa Group

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Mr Isaiah Engelbrecht

 Divisional Head: Innovation and Knowledge Management, City of Tshwane

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Ms Lungile Mashele

Energy Specialist, Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)

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Mr Sipho N. Nxasane

Senior Innovation Specialist, City of Tshwane

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Mrs Amelia Padi

Deputy Director, City of Tshwane

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