GIL 2012: Africa 22 August 2012


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Frost & Sullivan's premier executive community GIL Global returns to CapeTown on 22nd August at the Table Bay for GIL 2012: Africa. Over 200 visionaries, innovators and leaders will gather to embark on this year's "Journey to Visionary Innovation."

In it’s second year, GIL 2012: Africa promises to challenge the creative mind, and explore and benchmark winning tools and strategies that will empower senior executives to accelerate growth and inspire innovation.

For more information on the event, please contact Birgitta Cederstrom at +27 21 680 3263

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GIL 2012: Africa 22 August 2012

  1. 1. The Journey to Visionary Innovation G I L 2012: AFRICA The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership 22 August 2012 The Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa Register Now | | 1
  2. 2. GIL 2012: Africa The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership 22 August 2012 | The Table Bay Hotel, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa Dear Colleague, It is my pleasure to invite you to join our community of senior executives who are seeking actionable strategies, solutions, and growth processes which can be put to work in building a solid vision and strategy to drive growth. Frost & Sullivan’s GIL event is the only Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership and is a “must-attend” for any organisation serious about improving its performance in growth, innovation and leadership. This powerful event brings together a global network of today’s best thinkers, visionaries and thought leaders to deliver fresh perspectives, innovative ideas, and practical solutions that will assist you in staying ahead of the curve. Join us to examine the dynamics of growth and various tools and processes you can use to grow your business. Develop relationships and participate in candid discussions focused on rethinking and strengthening your company’s growth strategies. Uncover new opportunities for growth applicable to virtually any economic climate. Identify structured processes you can leverage to achieve your growth goals through real-world case examples, best practices, and key strategies you can employ. Frost & Sullivan is honoured to host a distinguished roster of growth leaders sharing their insights and best practices. Join us as we formally recognise their achievements at our 2012 Growth Excellence Awards Banquet, a veritable whos who of the industrys premier growth companies and their leaders. Whether you are a Growth Partnership Service subscriber, member of our Growth Team Membership programme or simply frequent our best practice networking events, each one of our GIL Global programmes to date has been a sell out because CEOs and their Growth Teams are not simply just attending GIL, they’re experiencing GIL; so please be sure you and your colleagues confirm participation early. I look forward to learning and benefitting from our combined experiences in shaping and driving our futures on a shared quest for achieving growth, innovation and leadership. Sincerely, David Frigstad Chairman Frost & Sullivan2 Register Now | Email: |Call: +27 (0) 21 680 3263 | Visit:
  3. 3. GIL 2012: Africa The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership 22 August 2012 | The Table Bay Hotel, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa Partial List of GIL 2011: Africa Why is this a MUST-ATTEND Event? Participants: Air products • Alstom • ANA-DIGI SYSTEMS • Arcus GIBB Pty Ltd • Aqua King • B g Frost & Sullivans global community of Growth, Innovation Braun • Basil Read (Pty) Ltd • Batian Fund • Beckhoff Automation • Becton Dickinson & Company • Beckman Coulter • Bosch Projects • Caperay • Cargill • Caudwell Marine and Leadership is focused on sharing, engaging, and inspiring • Cipla • Cisco • Coega • Cummins Filtration • Digital Solutions Group • Dow Southern Africa • DuPont • Eli Lilly • Engen Petroleum Ltd • Ericsson • Eskom • Eurolux(Pty) Ltd. a continuous flow of new ideas and fresh perspectives which • French South African Chamber of Commerce • Gauteng Department of Economic Development • GE Energy Industrial Solutions • GE Healthcare • GreyGreen • Gx leverage innovation as a resource to help address global Technologies Group / Gamatronics CC • Harvard University • Henkel • Honeywell Automation & Control Systems • Huawei Technologies • Industrial Development challenges. Corporation (IDC) • Investec Capital Markets • iThemba Labs & UCT • Janssen • Johnson & Johnson • Kaiser Economic Development Practice • Legrand• Limpopo office g Year after year, CEOs and members of their Growth Team of the Premier • Litha Healthcare • Lonza AG • MTN • NCS Resins • Neotel • Pearson • PetroSA • Pfizer • Philips Healthcare • PIASA • Pick n Pay • Powertech Transformers invest the time to experience a GIL event, renewing their • Powertime • Protea Chemicals • RIM Blackberry • SAMED • Sanofi • Sasol Polymers • Sasol Technology • Schneider Electric South Africa • Siemens • Siemens Healthcare • passion, fueling their creativity and gaining access to best Smith & Nephew • Symrise • Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) • Telkom • USB• Woolworths • World of Avatar • Lockheed Martin Ltd • Lockheed Martin UKIS Ltd practices, tools and strategies that will drive growth and • LOGICA • Lord Suisse Sarl • LoxBridge Research • MCD •CEO World Magazine • Engineering Capacity • Engineering Technology • Innovation • inspire innovation. Automotive World • Global Corporate Venturing • Mizuho • Modern Security Solutions Ltd • Mott MacDonald • Nanopool Gmbh • National Physical Laboratory • Navigator g Industry Think Tank sessions afford participants the • Nissan Technical Centre Europe • Novelda AS • Orange Business Services • Oregan Networks Ltd • Oxford University • PA Consulting • PARKER Merchanting • Peter opportunity to examine a unique 360 Degree Perspective of Reineck Associates Limited • Private Equity Recruitment Limited • Radar Group International AB • RADICI • Railway Safety and Standards Board • RBS • Sabic their industry, global trends and critical factors influencing Innovative Plastics • Schneider Electric • Selex Communications • SIFE VU • Sigma Tau market growth. These sessions will allow for interactive - Health Science • SITC • SKF • Solaris Mobile • Statkraft • GlobalSpec • Sworc Ciboodle • Technology Strategy Board • Telephonica O2 UK Ltd • The Hartford exchanges with Frost & Sullivan’s analyst community and Financial Services Group • The Science Centre in Finland • The State of Indiana UK Office • Tour & Andersson AB • Turkish Investment Agency • UBE • Unilever • leading industry experts. University of Birmingham, EECE • UPS Baltics • Vacon • Valeo • Virgin Group • Voestalpine AG • Voltalia • WABCO • Wavestore Ltd • Yokogawa Europe • Zimmer g Benchmark and strengthen your company’s growth strategy against proven best-practice tools and strategies.Who Should Attend? g Gain access to a wealth of best-practice tools and strategies to support you in critical decision making as a member of your companys Growth Team. Growth Strategy Dialogues A Growth Strategy Dialogue (GSD) is a customised session for Senior Executives facilitated by a Frost & Sullivan growth strategy consultant and a tenured industry analyst. Ask questions and brainstorm with experts to evaluate and enhance your growth strategy. These on-site sessions are very exclusive, withYour "C" Suite: CEO, CTO, CIO, CFO, COO a limited number of slots, and are always oversubscribed.g Business Development g Marketing Research Reservations will be confirmed on a first-come, first-servedg Competitive Intelligence g Research & Development basis. To express your interest in scheduling your confidentialg Corporate Development g Salesg Corporate Venture Fund g Strategic Planning one-on-one session, email withg Investors g Venture Capital the subject line Growth Strategy Dialogues Africa.g Marketing Register Now | Email: |Call: +27 (0) 21 680 3263 | Visit: 3
  4. 4. Agenda GIL 2012: Africa The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership 22 August 2012 | The Table Bay Hotel, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa08:00 REGISTRATION, CONTINENTAL BREAkFAST 10:20 NETWORkING REFREShMENTS AND ExhIBITION AND ONLINE GIL COMMUNITY TOUR BREAk 10:45 TEChVISIONS 2020: ThE TOP 50 TEChNOLOGIES08:45 WELCOME TO ThE GIL JOURNEY AND INNOVATIONS REShAPING ThE Speakers: Brian Denker, Vice President & Global Head - Growth WORLD Innovation & Leadership: Frost & Sullivan, and Birgitta Growth Thought Leader: hendrik Malan Operations Director for Cederstrom, Head - Best Practices Growth, Innovation & Africa, Frost & Sullivan Leadership for Africa, Frost & Sullivan09:00 keynote: ThE JOURNEY TO VISIONARY The TechVision 2020 research initiative identifies 50 of the most exciting INNOVATION technologies and innovations that will shape our world in the coming years. Speaker: Dorman Followwill, Partner and Director EIA, Frost & The collected intelligence on these selected technologies is spread across nine Sullivan Technology Clusters that represent the bulk of R&D and innovation activity today. These technologies are rapidly evolving and form a vortex of innovation, driving new concepts, products, and services. Gain insight into how topTo survive and thrive in the future business environment, both as an individual emerging and innovative technologies will impact industries, strategies andand as a company, innovation has now become an essential ingredient. Dorman businesses.will talk about why innovation is critical to success, where innovation comesfrom, how to become a visionary innovator and your next steps. Whether youare inspired about future prospects or anxious about the negative impacts the 11:15 2012 Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) Awardfuture will bring, this research-based talk will bring some valuable insights to Executive Address: Mr. Sipho Nkosi, Chief Executive Officer,your life and future strategy. EXXARO 11:30 Growth Opportunities in Africa: Vertical African MegaKey Take Aways: Trends for Energy & Power, Infrastructure and • Why Innovation is essential for all players in the global economy Telecommunications & IT • Corporate Enlightenment: What it is and how it can stifle success • Where Innovation comes from and how to nurture it Industry Growth Thought Leaders: • How to create a foundation or platform for Innovation Cornelis van der Waal, Energy & Power Business Unit Leader for • What you can do today to start your path to Visionary Innovation Africa and Latin America, Frost & Sullivan • How Visionary Innovation can change your life David Winter, Manufacturing Automation & Process Control Business Unit Leader for Africa, Frost & Sullivan09:20 Think Tank 1: ThE GROWTh DIAGNOSTIC - Chantel Lindeman, Information & Communication Technologies MEASURING YOUR COMPANY’S FUTURE GROWTh Business Unit Leader for Africa, Frost & Sullivan POTENTIAL Moderator: Dorman Followwill, Partner and Director EIA, 12:30 NETWORkING LUNChEON Frost & Sullivan 13:30 ThE IMPACT OF MEGA TRENDS ON YOURAn essential element of any company’s growth process is to understand where COMPANY, CAREER AND INDUSTRYthe company is positioned today in terms of growth and to gain an Growth Thought Leader: Phil howarth, Partner for Africa andunderstanding of where the future growth potential of the company is headed. Latin America, Frost & SullivanThis system will provide the diagnostic tools and measurementsystem to provide a totally new perspective on how to benchmark yourcompany versus the industry and gain new insights into its future growth This presentation sets the stage for visionary thinking by identifying the mostpotential. important global Mega Trends, potential scenarios of specific trends in 2020, and the implications of these Mega Trends in transforming industries, marketsKey Take Aways: and cultures. In the high-energy interactive session that follows, you will • Learn how to benchmark and diagnose your company’s growth brainstorm with fellow participants to identify the most pertinent global forces processes vs. best practice which can impact your business and personal lives, and the next generation • Gain insight and a measurement system on "the future growth business models for success. potential" of your company • Learn how to apply this tool to strategy, investments and your career Key Take-Aways: • A methodology for identifying, defining and evaluating Mega Trends and their implications for your industry and your organisation, insight10:05 2012 Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) Award into opportunities/threats arising out of future Mega Trends, and Executive Address: Mr. herman heunis, Founder, Mxit on preparing contingency plans based on probable scenarios • A fresh approach to gauge the future direction of Mega Trends to4 Register Now | Email: |Call: +27 (0) 21 680 3263 | Visit:
  5. 5. Agenda GIL 2012: Africa The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership 22 August 2012 | The Table Bay Hotel, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa develop appropriate market strategies 15:45 Growth Success Story: SMART INVESTING - • Ways to analyse growth opportunities in your industry and SURVIVING IN A WORLD OF VISIONARY generate powerful ideas for design/development and technology INNOVATION planning Growth Thought Leader: Pontsho Maruping Group Executive, Industrial Sectors, Technology Innovation Agency (TIA)13:50 Growth Success Story: SMART INVESTING - SURVIVING IN A WORLD OF VISIONARY INNOVATION 16:00 2012 Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) Award Growth Thought Leader: Marvin Benjamin Cities Account Executive Address: Naadiya Moosaje, Founder, SA Women Manager for Africa, Siemens Engineering & Leader SA Young Entrepreneur14:00 Think Tank II: ThE IMPACT OF GLOBAL MEGA 16:15 Think Tank III: IMPLEMENTATION ExCELLENCE - TRENDS ON INDUSTRIES, INVESTMENTS AND LEVERAGING BEST PRACTICES FOR ThE TOP 10 CAREERS GROWTh PROCESSES Facilitator: Phil howarth, Partner for Africa and Latin America, Facilitator: Mark Simoncelli, Implementation Consulting Manager Frost & Sullivan for Africa & Europe, Frost & SullivanMega Trends are global, sustained and macroeconomic forces defining our CEOs report their greatest internal challenge to growth is "implementing thefuture world and its increasing pace of change. Mega Trends have diverse growth strategy with the current management team." This interactivemeanings and impacts for different industries, companies and individuals. An workshop will provide a hands-on experience, exploring the top 10 growthanalysis of these Mega Trends and their implications forms an important processes while providing delegates the opportunity to apply tools in a real-component of a company’s future strategy, development and innovationprocess, and impacts product and technology planning. time exercise to validate and benchmark their existing strategies against best- practice implementation. Companies that master these tools will have aThe objective of the workshop is to set the stage for visionary thinking by tremendously powerful competitive advantage!learning how to leverage interactive tools to: Key Take Aways: • Understand the top 10 Growth Processes and how they are • Understand opportunities/threats arising out of future Mega Trends implemented and to prepare contingency plans based on probable scenarios • Learn how to benchmark your company with these best practices • Prioritise seeking future customers based on emerging Mega Trends • Gain insights on how to spark this programme in your own in new geographies, emerging economies, and new attitudes and company preferences of consumers • Align future Mega Trends with your current vision and strategy 17:15 GIL Bites: FROM VISIONARIES, INNOVATORS AND • Align current strategy to expected accelerating change in future LEADERS - ThE GOLDEN NUGGETS OF IDEAS, technology and needs of the “Customer of the Future” INSIGhTS AND INSPIRATIONS Presentation by Mrs • Learn the Macro to Micro methodology of applying Mega Trends Aletia Grundling, Chief Executive Officer, Monte Christo Miqlat and uncovering the billion dollar innovation opportunities - Structured industry groups will give you the opportunity to 17:25 GIL 2012: BEYOND ThE JOURNEY TO VISIONARY collaborate with your industrys peers and Frost & Sullivan INNOVATION Growth consultants/analysts to brainstorm on how to effectively capitalise growth opportunities. 17:30 COCkTAIL NETWORkING RECEPTION15:00 2012 Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) Award Executive Address: Mr. Noel de Villiers, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Open Africa15:15 NETWORkING REFREShMENTS AND ExhIBITION BREAk15:30 Growth Success Story: SMART INVESTING - SURVIVING IN A WORLD OF VISIONARY INNOVATION Growth Thought Leader: Sunil Joshi Chief Executive Officer, The GLOBAL COMMUNITY OF GROWTH, INNOVATION AND Neotel LEADERSHIP Se n d T wit t e r F e e d s & Co m m e n t s t o #G I L 2012Af r ica Register Now | Email: |Call: +27 (0) 21 680 3263 | Visit: 5
  6. 6. Sponsors & Media Partners GIL 2012: Africa The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership 22 August 2012 | The Table Bay Hotel, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa REGIONAL EVENT PARTNERS STRATEGIC MEDIA PARTNERSADDITIONAL SUPPORTING STRATEGIC PARTNERSSTRATEGIC NON-PROFIT PARTNERS Se n d T wit t e r F e e d s & Co m m e n t s t o #G I L 2012Af r ica6 Register Now | Email: |Call: +27 (0) 21 680 3263 | Visit:
  7. 7. Registration GIL 2012: Africa The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership 22 August 2012 | The Table Bay Hotel, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa Register online! RegistrationRegistrations for GIL Global are subject to review, and restricted to end-user practitioners. Therefore, we c GIL 2012: Africa ZAR 5,000.00 (€500)reserve the right to decline attendance to any company deemed to be a vendor in the market. For information The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadershipon how to become an event partner, please contact Birgitta Cederstrom at *Early bird online registration before 15 August ZAR 2,499.00 VENUE INFORMATION TO REGISTER ONLINE: c 2012 Growth Excellence Awards Reception and Banquet The Table Bay Hotel 22 November 2012 ZAR 1,199.00 (€117) Quay 6 Victoria & Alfred Waterfront : *Early bird online registration before 30 September ZAR 999.00 Cape Town FOR QUERIES 8001  EMAIL For partnership opportunities In Africa dial +27 (0) 21 680 3263 for details South Africa or email: Tel: +27 21 406 5000 & PhONE +27 (0) 21 680 3263 Note: - Fees are exclusive of all applicable taxes. - Rates provided are for information purposes only and are subject to change without notice. Rates for actual Payment Procedures transactions may vary and Frost & Sullivan is not offering to enter into any transaction at any rate displayed. Payment in full is required immediately upon registration and is non-refundable. If, for any reason, you are unable to attend the Global Congress on Corporate Growth for which you are registered, and notify Frost & Sullivan in Dietary Requirements: writing more than three weeks prior to the event start date, a one-time credit will be issued for use toward registration at any other Frost & Sullivan event. The credit must be used within 90 days of the original registration c Vegetarian date and can be applied to any Event scheduled up to one calendar year from the event for which you originally c Kosher registered. Credits may not be transferred more than once, and all unused credit(s) will be forfeited after 90 days. c Halaal Cancellation from time of registration will incur a one-time administration fee of ZAR 1,000. Cancellation less than c Other (Please 30 days prior to the start of the event, will incur a 50% fee. The remaining 50% can be applied to any Event Specify)____________________ schedule up to one calendar year from the event for which you originally registered. Notification must be received by Frost & Sullivan in writing. If you do not attend the event and fail to notify Frost & Sullivan PRIOR to the event, no credit will be issued. Every effort is made to ensure that the speakers noted in this brochure are present, but changes beyond Frost & Sullivan’s control may occur. The agenda will be updated bi-weekly and can be downloaded Schedule a One-On-One Growth from Strategy Dialogue Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, enables clients c I am interested in scheduling a one-on-one meeting with a to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, Frost & Sullivan expert to address strategies for meeting my innovation and leadership. The companys Growth Partnership Service current growth challenges. Please have a Frost & Sullivan provides the CEO and the CEOs Growth Team with disciplined associate contact me to secure my time slot. research and best-practice models to drive the generation, evaluation, and implementation of powerful growth strategies. Meetings are available on a first-come, first-served Frost & Sullivan leverages 50 years of experience in partnering with basis. Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 40 offices on six continents. To join our Growth Partnership, please visit Attire: Business Casual The GIL Community Newsletter (GCN) Keep informed of the latest market trends, developments, tools and strategies driving the future of your business. Each month, a customised GCN issue will be delivered to you via email and is a roadmap that will lead you closer to achieving your growth goals and objectives. Each issue is full of new ideas and fresh perspectives being discussed and shared with more than 400,000 senior executives of our GIL community in over 40 countries around the world. Visit Register Now | Email: |Call: +27 (0) 21 680 3263 | Visit: