MEETING AGENDA

  • Day 1 – 26th of May 2015
  • Day 2 – 27th of May 2015
  • Day 3 – 28th of May 2015

Tuesday, 26th of May 2015
Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)

11th INSME Annual Meeting

09:00  10:00 Exhibition Build-up Registration to the 11th INSME Annual Meeting
10:00  10:45
Round Table 1

Mr. Sergio ARZENI
Director
OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs
& Local Development
France

Moderator: 
Mr. Christian SAUBLENS 
Executive Manager
EURADA
Belgium

Round Table 2

Mr. Vedat KUNT
Managing Partner
VEGO Consulting
Turkey

Moderator:
Mr. Rajat BATRA
CEO
Stenum Asia
India

10:45  11:30
Round Table 3

Mr. Anilkumar DAVE
Head of Unit
Innovation and Technology
Transfer Projects
t2i
Italy

Moderator:
Mr. Elio DE TULLIO
Intellectual Property Attorney
De Tullio & Partners
Italy

Round Table 4

Innovation Funding

Host:
Western Cape Economic Development Partnership

Moderator:
Mr Phindile TSHABANGU
South Africa

11:30  12:00 Coffee Break
12:00  12:45
Institutional interactions

South African institutions hold one-to-one interactions with their international counterparts to discuss matters of mutual interest in the field of technology, innovation and entrepreneurship

11:00  13:30
12th INSME Board Meeting

INSME Board Members only

13:30  14:00 Lunch and Networking
14:00  17:00
11th INSME General Assembly

INSME Members only

17:00  18:00 Networking and Matchmaking
18:00  19:30
Welcome reception

NSBA & INSME Members only

Wednesday, 27th of May 2015

Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)

INSME International Conference

08:00  09:00
Registration
09:00  10:30
Technology and Innovation for Inclusive Growth
Opening Ceremony
  • Mr. Septi M. BUKULA 
    Director, OSIBA Management, South Africa
  • Mr. Andrea DI ANSELMO 
    President, INSME, Italy
  • Address by Councillor Garreth BLOOR
    Mayoral Committee Member for Tourism, Events and Economic Development,
    City of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Mr. Mmboneni MUOFHE
    Deputy Director General, Department of Science & Technology, South Africa
10:30  11:30

Expert panel session on the role of innovation in entrepreneurship with Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) South Africa

Discussion with the floor

11:30  12:00 Coffee Break
12:00  13:00 Open Forum on technology and innovation – conversation with entrepreneurs
13:00  14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00  15:00
Panel I

“The right skill-set for a globally competitive and innovative enterprise”

Panelists:

Ms. Jacqui KEW 
Associate Professor, College of Accounting, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Ms. Benedicta NANYONGA 
Executive Director, Kinawataka Women Initiatives, Uganda

Mr. Abdullah AL JUFAILI 
General Manager, Fund for Development of Youth Projects, Oman

Mr. Ajay BHATI 
CEO & Managing Partner, The Lighthouse, Oman

Moderator: 
Ms. Rashmee RAGAVEN
Department of Trade & industry, South Africa

Discussion with the floor

15:00  16:00
Panel II

“User driven innovation for sustainable growth in a collaborative and international innovation eco-system”

Panelists:

Mr. Lars IVERSEN 
Senior Business Adviser and Partner, Springfellow AB, Sweden

Ms. Irina BOYKO 
Professor & Head of the International Economics Department, Institute for International Business and Law, Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technology, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO), Russia

Moderator: 
Mr. Rajat BATRA 
CEO, Stenum Asia, India

Discussion with the floor

16:00  16:30 Coffee Break
16:30  17:30
Panel III

“Access to finance to stimulate inclusive growth for SMEs”

Panelists:

Mr. Silviu JORA 
General Manager, EU-Japan Center for Industrial Cooperation, Japan

Dr. Hamsa THOTA
President, Innovation Business Development, INC., USA

Moderator: 
Mr. Christian SAUBLENS
Executive Manager, EURADA, Belgium

Discussion with the floor

17:30 Wrap up session and conclusions

  • Mr. Septi M. BUKULA
    Director, OSIBA Management, South Africa
  • Ms. Christin PFEIFFER
    Secretary General, INSME, Italy

Welcome to the INSME-Osiba Management International Training Workshop!

“Frugal innovation in the context of social entrepreneurship”

Thursday, 28th of May 2015

Venue: CCDI – Cape Town Craft and Design Institute

Innovation Tour and Training Agenda

08:15  12:30
Innovation Tour to Launch Lab and The Barn
12:30  13:30
Networking Lunch

Participants to the Innovation Tour only

14:00  14:15
Opening and Introduction
  • Mr. Septi M. BUKULA
    Director, OSIBA Management, South Africa
  • Ms. Christin PFEIFFER
    Secretary General, INSME, Italy
14:15  15:15
Module I

“How can innovation help social enterprises increase impact?”

Mr. Rajat BATRA
CEO, Stenum Asia, India

15:15  15:30
Coffee Break
15:30  16:30
Module II

“How to leverage innovation practices in extreme environments as a source of competitive advantage?”

Mr. Lars IVERSEN
Senior Business Partner and Adviser, Springfellow AB, Sweden

16:00  17:00

Module III
African speaker: contextualization and case study from Africa/local context

17:00 17:15

Wrap up and conclusions

17:15  17:30
Closing Ceremony

Certificates of Attendance

  • Mr. Septi M. BUKULA
    Director, OSIBA Management, South Africa
  • Mr. Andrea DI ANSELMO
    President, INSME, Italy