The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, will deliver the keynote address at the opening session of the Gauteng Technology Innovation Conference at Gallagher Estate in Midrand on Thursday, 1 February 2018, at 09:00.

 

Hosted by the Gauteng Provincial Government, the conference will focus on the impact of technology innovation on government, industry and civil society.

 

The event is intended to help decision-makers in the public and private sectors understand the changes and the implications of technology innovation so that they can optimise the opportunities and mitigate the risks that come with digital disruptions and innovation.

 

Some of the topics to be discussed, include; Skills, Education and Training for Industry 4.0 in South Africa; Innovation and Youth; Technology Innovation and Managing Change; Managing Digital Threats and Cybersecurity and Industry 4.0 and Township Economy.

 

Issued by the Department of Science and Technology

 

Enquiries

 

Lunga Ngqengelele

MLO

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