SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

 

Sustained industry growth requires ongoing commitment – this is where the Skills Development Seminar comes in. The best from across the industry will be giving you practical ideas and solutions on how to implement training programmes that support engineer development, competency-based training and the growth of women in rail.

 

Find out how you, your business and the industry at large can benefit from closing the skills gap.

 

Location: Skills Development Seminar Theatre

 

 

JUNE 19
TIME
HOSTED BY TETA
10:30 Event Highlight: GE Transportation 
11:00 Unpacking skills development legislative and relater mandates within the Rail Industry, emphases on the road travelled thus far and future direction - Mrs. Maphefo Anno-Frempong , Chief Executive Officer, Transport Education Training Authority
11:30 Unpacking current and future state of skills development in the rail industry relating to transformation, railway safety and industry contribution on the national economy - Dr. Peaceman Sopazi , Chairperson, Railway Safety Regulator
12:00 Sharing findings and recommendations of skills development related studies commissioned in the railway industry. - Hannes Grabe , Professor,  University of Pretoria
12:30 BREAK
13:00 Event Highlight:  Traxtion Sheltam                                                                                                                                                         
13:30
Sharing industry experiences on skills development planning and implementation (working strategies)
 
  • Kubi Moodaly, HR  , Siemans
  • Hector Danisa , CEO, Gibela Rail
  • Ernes Phakathi , Operations Manager, Prasa
  • Jack Van Der Merve , CEO, GMA
  • Ms Gail Serema , Acting General Manager: Human Capital, Transnet Freight Rail 
14:30 Godfrey Maluleke , Deputy Director of Rail Transport,  Department of Transport
15:00 Open discussion (answer and questions)
16:00
Confirming and validating all captured issues - Nathi Gumbi , Acting Research Manager, Transport Education Training Authorit

 

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JUNE 20
TIME
HOSTED BY TETA
10:30 Skills and capacity building, employment and inclusion of women in the logistics sector. Lebogang Letsoalo, Executive Director of Sincpoint, African in Supply Chain
11:00 EVENT HIGHLIGHT: TRANSNET POWER HOUR
12:00 Learning strategies to ensure you specialise in your core function and boost service efficiency Holger Schonefeld, Director, College for Business and Maritime Studies
12:30 Supporting and empowering women within the rail industry Remembrance Mengoai, Engineering Mechanical Lecturer, Pretoria Technical College
13:00 Event Highlight: PRASA POWER HOUR
14:00
Prioritising the importance of education and empowering women in transport
Creating programs and initiatives to develop and nurture growth within the business
Identifying potential ways to ensure women’s leadership at policy level
The role of government in providing training and experience
Moving away from traditional models
Creating avenues for knowledge transfer
Mesela Nhlapo, CEO, Railroad Association of South Africa
Greta Froise, Managing Consultant, CILTSA Council member
Mandy Jayakody, Director, Aquila Projects
Lebogang Letsoalo, Executive Director of Sincpoint, African in Supply Chain
15:00 Helping rail people and companies learn, transmit and develop by promoting innovation and careers in the railway sector Dr. Ilesanmi Daniyan, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa
15:30 Fourth Industrial Revolution and its current and future impacts on the Rail Industry with a focus on skills development and education Dr Wesley Doorsamy, Senior Lecturer, University of Johannesburg
16:00 Overcoming skills shortages by understanding how other sectors are responding to skills shortages - Charles Dey, Skills Development Champion, CILTSA

 

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GET INVOLVED AT AFRICA RAIL 2019 

 

 

TO SPONSOR OR EXHIBIT 

Athena Maharaj
athena.maharaj@terrapinn.com
+27 (0)11 516 4075

 

 

 

TO REGISTER 

Siphiwe Ndaba
     
  siphiwe.ndaba@terrapinn.com  
+27 (0)11 516 4061

 

 

 

TO SPEAK 

Anazi Zote 
anazi.zote@terrapinn.com
+27 (0)11 516 4020  
 

 

 

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