TUESDAY, 15 MAY 2018


Social Innovation: The Driving Force of Social Change

12:00-12:15
Social change: How cultural and community insight can help us innovate the future we want

Chairperson:
Alex Densmore, Founder, Activation Energy, South Africa

12:15-14:15
An interactive showcase: Presentations and demonstrations by innovators and entrepreneus whose transfer and adaptation of technologies tackle water and energy challenges in Africa

Innovators:

Clement Mokoenene, Founder, Vehicle Energy Harvesting System (VEHS), South Africa
Thomas Murphy, Founder, AfriSoul Life Systems, SA
Patrice Boyer, Civil Engineer and Project Manager, Turnkey Water Solutions, South Africa &
Maxime Therrillion, Export Manager, Mascara Renewable Water, France
Kuda Mzembe, Co-founder, Advanced Power Technologies, Zimbabwe
Sandiswa Qayi, Managing Director, AET Africa, South Africa
Peter Jordaan, CEO, Water Power 4all, South Africa
Jakob Andersen,CEO, Mash Biotech, Denmark

14:15-15:00
Investing in entrepreneurs:
Connecting innovators with investors and causes with contributors, ultimately supporting water and energy solutions

Panel:
Patrick Schofield, COO and Co-founder, ThundaFund and Uprise.Africa, South Africa – a presentation on the benefits of crowd funding
Maximilian Pichulik, Partner, Impact Amplifier, South Africa

15:00-15:15
Ideation to implementation: Understanding the key to successful innovation by learning the implementation framework to get a product market ready

Thabo Ramphore, Innovation Lead, Innovation Switch, South Africa

15:15-15:30
Questions

16:00
Innovative EU energy and environmental technologies: Pitches by 15 European innovators