AGENDA

Programme Agenda

Monday 09 April '18

FUTURES LITERACY

Anticipatory Governance & Strategic Foresight

08h30 Welcome & Overview

  • Mr Morris Mthombeni | Executive Director of Faculty Gordon Institute of Business Science
  • Prof Nicola Kleyn | Dean - Gordon Institute of Business Science Director General
  • Dondo Mogajane National Treasury

09h00 Opening Address | Cities & Our Future | Building Strong & Inclusive Urban Economies

Honourable Minister Nhlanhla Nene | Minister of Finance National Treasury

Presentation: Cities and Our Future - Why anticipatory governance matters for building strong and accountable city leadership

09h30 Keynote | Leading for the Long Haul | Building Blocks for Cities of the Future

Dr Joan Clos | Former Mayor Barcelona | Former Executive Director UN Habitat

Presentation: Urbanization in the 21st Century

11h30 Urban Foresight Learning | Introducing Foresight & Anticipatory Governance

Facilitator: Mr Marius Oosthuizen | Programme Director Gordon Institute of Business Science

11h45 Introducing Causal Layered Analysis Mr Marius Oosthuizen | Programme Director Gordon Institute of Business Science

12h30 Lunch

13h30 Applying Causal Layered Analysis

Prof Sohail Inayatullah | Chair in Future Studies | UNESCO

Presentation: City Futures

Master of Ceremonies: Mr Sithole Mbanga | CEO | SA Cities Network

Speaker: Honourable Minister Zweli Mkhize | Minister of Co-Operative Governance & Traditional Affairs

Presentation: A Whole Society Approach to Reaping the Urban Dividend

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Tuesday 10 April '18

LINE OF SIGHT

Systems Thinking & Complexity

Syndicate Group Immersion

1. Urban Youth Unemployment
2. Township Economic Development
3. Partnerships for Urban Development
4. Governance for Water Resilience
5. Future of City Mobility
6. Complex Spatial Intervention
7. Land-use Decision Making
8. Inner-city Public Open Space
9. Complex Safety Issues in Informal Settlements

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Wednesday 11 April '18

ACTION RESPONSE

Design Thinking & Cross-Stakeholder Facilitation

08h00 Early Morning Refreshments

08h30 Integration Session - Mr Morris Mthombeni | Executive Director of Faculty Gordon Institute of Business Science

09h00 Syndicate Group Briefings | "Solutioneering" Building cross-sectoral collaboration

09h30 Syndicate Group "Solutioneering" | Part 1 What we learned about the problem

10h30 Mid-morning Refreshments

National Treasury CSP & Partner's Toolshed

11h00 Syndicate Group "Solutioneering" | Part 2 What can we do to intervene?

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Thursday 12 April '18

FUTURES LEADERSHIP COMPETENCE

Integrative Leadership & Transversal Management

08h00 Early Morning Refreshments

08h30 Integration Session

Mr Morris Mthombeni | Executive Director of Faculty Gordon Institute of Business Science

09h00 City Dinner Groups De Brief

09h30 Leadership Learning

11h00 Mid-morning Refreshments

11h30 Panel Discussion | Contextual Leadership

Facilitator:

Ms Pam Yako | Founder & Managing Director Zenande Leadership Consulting

Panelists:

Ms Nicky Newton King | CEO JSE

Ms Shaeera Kalla | Former Wits SRC President

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Ms Rapelang Rabana | Chief Digital Officer BCX

Ms Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi | Chancellor Nelson Mandela University

12h30 Lunch with Panelists

13h30 Leadership Learning | Part 1 How we did as a team?

What leadership behaviours we exhibited?

Leadership Learning | Part 2

Areas for personal development in my leadership journey

15h00 Afternoon Refreshments

15h30 Syndicate Group Presentation Preparation Groups Dry Run

17h00 Reflection

17h30 Fire Side City Chats | City Groups

18h30 Gala Dinner hosted by Honourable Minister Nhlanhla Nene, Minister of Finance

Master of Ceremonies: Mr Xolile George | CEO SALGA

Words of Welcome:

Prof Nick Binedell | Founding Director Gordon Institute of Business Science Host:

Honourable Minister Nhlanhla Nene | Minister of Finance

Invited Keynote: Inspiring Leaders

President Cyril Ramaphosa

21h00 Close of Programme Day 4

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SYNTHESIS & INFLUENCE

Syndicate Group Presentations

Syndicate 1-Youth Unemployment
Syndicate 2-Township Economic Development
Syndicate 3-Partnerships for Urban Development
Syndicate 4-Developmental Water Management
Syndicate 5-Urban Mobility
Syndicate 6-Hilbrow Health Precinct
Syndicate 7-Land Use Decision Making
Syndicate 8-Inner City Public Open Space
Syndicate 9-Informal Settlements-Safety Issues