Helberg

Tuesday 17 May 2016


11:00-12:00
Think Tank: Innovation & Design
• What is innovation and how is it applied in the energy sector?
• What are the barriers to innovation and areas of improvement?
• Organisational development for social innovation

Moderator: McLean Sibanda, Chief Executive Officer, The Innovation Hub, South Africa

Panellists:
• Tine Fisker Henriksen, Impact Investing Project Manager, Bertha Centre for Social Innovation, UCT, South Africa
• Philip Marais, CEO, Launchlab, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
• Michael Mulcahy , CEO, GreenCape, South Africa
• Kammy Young, Innovation Centre of Expertise Manager, Eskom Holdings, South Africa

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Innovative thinking in rural electrification and iShack case study: off-grid solar electricity to incrementally upgrade informal settlements
David Hees, Sustainable Enterprise Manager, Sustainability Institute Innovation Lab (SIIL), South Africa

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Smart micro-grids for rural electrification in South Africa – the Eskom experience
Raj Chetty, Chief Technologist, Eskom, South Africa

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Enterprise development competition shortlisted finalist:
Innovative and cost effective electrical power circuit sentry technology
Popo Jada, Founder and Chief Executive, TDS Innovations, South Africa

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Anti-theft Initiatives employed in cables
Wayne Munilal, Technical Manager, Power Operations, Aberdare Cables, South Africa

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Case study – using Big Data to improve lives in off-grid East Africa
Sjors Martens, Lead: Sales and Partnerships Development , Mobisol, Tanzania

15:30-16:15
Think Tank: Innovative solutions designed to enable micro grid deployments in rural regions

Moderator: Keoagile Modisakeng, IP Management Specialist & Acting Senior Manager: Climate Innovation Centre, The Innovation Hub, South Africa

Panellists:
• Raj Chetty, Chief Technologist, Eskom, South Africa
• David Hees, Sustainable Enterprise Manager, Sustainability Institute Innovation Lab (SIIL), South Africa
• Wim Jonker-Klunne, Programme Director, Energy and Environment Partnership, Southern and East Africa, South Africa


Wednesday 18 May 2016


11:00-12:00
Think Tank: Young innovators and connectors – transforming promising ideas into successful ventures
• Doing business in Africa
• Bringing your product to market
• Challenges and solutions
• Taking calculated risks in the earliest stages of innovation to transform promising ideas into successful ventures

Moderator: Rethabile Melamu, Director: Green Economy, Gauteng Department of Economic Development, South Africa

Panellists:
• Nissi Ekpott, Board Member, Afribiz, South Africa
• Lena Heinrich, Senior Technology Consultant, Isle Utilities, United Kingdom
• Nikita Mfenyana, Regional Consulting Manager, Business Partners, South Africa
• Judi Sandrock, CEO, Meta Economic Development Organisation (MEDO), South Africa

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Creating market traction: Lessons learned helping innovators succeed
Lena Heinrich, Senior Technology Consultant, Isle Utilities, United Kingdom

12:45-13:30
Developing social entrepreneurial ecosystems to overcome challenges faced by young entrepreneurs in developing/emerging markets
Nicola Jowell, Convenor: Masters in Inclusive Innovation, UCT Graduate School of Business, UCT, South Africa

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Facilitating the growth of an entrepreneurial ecosystem and SWET (Stellenbosch Wind Energy Technologies) case study
Philip Marais, CEO, Launchlab, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Ernie Aylward, CEO, Stellenbosch Wind Energy Technologies, South Africa

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Renewable Energy Business Incubator successes – case example
Helmut Hertzog, General Manager, Seda Atlantis Renewable Energy Business Incubator (SAREBI), South Africa

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Enterprise development competition shortlisted finalist:
Combining a pico-solar home system with a fan-assisted biomass gasifier to eliminate smoke while still burning a biomass product
Dave Lello, Founder, Ekasi Energy, South Africa

15:45-16:15
Enterprise development competition shortlisted finalist:
Managing customer consumption – a Prepay Meter-to-Cash solution
Jason Simpson, Director, Mobile4Energy, UK


Thursday 19 May 2016


09:00-10:00
Think Tank: Financing for market entrants 
This is a platform for young energy talent to engage with seasoned industry experts and heavyweights

• To what degree are bank loans still an option for start-ups?
• Innovative funding solutions and partnerships for start-ups

Moderator: Berrie de Jager, PBB Business and Commercial Banking / Head: Natural Resources, Standard Bank, South Africa

Panellists:
• Jenny Fletcher, CEO, Ariya Capital, Kenya
• Olufunke Jones, Group Head: Business Banking, ProvidusBank, Nigeria
• Mark Meyer, Managing Director, The Sun Exchange / E², South Africa
• Mark Tanton, Managing Director, Red Cap, South Africa

10:00-10:45
Enterprise development competition shortlisted finalist:
Improving service delivery by Water Service Providers by providing a low cost solution tool for monitoring and managing Non Revenue Water
Mark de Blois, CEO / Founder, Upande, Kenya

10:45-11:30
Enterprise development competition shortlisted finalist:
How African utilities use technological innovation to strengthen water delivery in lower- and middle-income communities
Jessica Kaliski, Associate and David Schaub-Jones, Director, SeeSaw, South Africa

Pdf-Download-Button11:30-12:15
New cogeneration technologies: Development and implementation of the Eternity Power Thermal Harvesting™ Project at Anglo Platinum
Jacques Malan, Director, Vuselela Energy, South Africa

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GTL Technology: Manufacturing a designer hydrocarbon oil with enhanced performance characteristics
Peter Smith, Global Technology Manager: Transformer Oils , Shell Global Solutions, South Africa

14:30 Keynote live stream