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21 - 22 Feb 2024


All Day

HUMAN RESOURCES SUMMIT 2024: The Africa Edition

People first: Driving organisational excellence through HR


Looking to adapt and flourish in a rapidly evolving role as an HR professional? Curious about the tech tools and innovative solutions that are influencing the HR industry? Join top HR experts to gain insights and prepare for the challenges and intricacies of the future workplace.

The Human Resources Summit is a prestigious event that brings together HR professionals, industry experts and thought leaders to discuss and explore the latest trends, challenges, and strategies in the field of human resources. This summit serves as a platform for networking, knowledge sharing and collaboration, aiming to drive the future of workplace excellence.



This summit promises to offer something for every professional in the HR realm, catering to a spectrum of interests and focal areas.

Our agenda spans a diverse range of topical discussions:

  • Talent management
  • Wellness / Well-being
  • Organisational Culture
  • Learning and Development
  • People Analytics
  • Performance Management
  • HR Tech
  • Change Management
  • Employee Experience / Engagement
  • Leadership development
  • Recruitment strategies

Each segment of our summit is designed to ignite discussion, inspire fresh thinking, and provide actionable insights that can be implemented in your own HR landscape.

Who Should You Attend?

  • HR Directors
  • HR Business Partners
  • Human Resources Managers
  • HR Executives managing and developing
  • HR Practitioners
  • Talent Managers
  • HR Consultants

Registration Fees:

Registration fees exclude VAT.
Registration fees include refreshments, lunch and a copy of the speaker slides.

21–22 February 2024 • Two-day Conference • R9 500.00 Excl VAT.





Hourly Schedule

Day 1 - 21 February 2024

08:50 - 09:00
A Warm Welcome and Introduction
Ian Chauvet, Founder, Thrive People Strategy
09:00 - 09:45
Architecting a human-centric organisation: blueprint for a thriving, people-first culture
Athol Swanepoel, People & Culture Manager, Aspen Global Incorporated - Mauritius
09:45 - 10:30
Beyond the norm: innovative strategies to attract top talent
Sinethemba Hlongwa, Head of Talent Acquisition, SNG Grant Thornton
10:30 - 11:00
Tea Break
11:00 - 11:45
Effectively implementing change management strategies to enhance employee trust
Meryl Mutibi, Manager: People Advisory Organisational Development & Change Management Specialist, IQbusiness
11:45 - 12:30
Revisiting talent management for organisational success in a dynamic job market
Luyolo Geza, Chief Executive Officer, The HR Nephew
12:30 - 13:30
13:30 - 14:15
Reimagining HR with Regenerative AI: A revolution in employee experience
Devaan Parbhoo, Head of digital HR, Santam
14:15 - 15:00
Enriching employee experiences: The triad of personalisation, inclusivity, and authenticity
Keshnie Martin
15:00 - 15:30
Afternoon break
15:30 - 16:30
Analysis of the HR trends and strategies that HR leader should prepare for in 2024 - Think Tank
Wilhelm Crous, MD, Knowledge Resources AND Mpho Nkoane, Founder and Managing Executive, INTELLI AND Linah Tshabalala, Senior Manager HR, Sasol Mining AND Nomaswazi Ngwane, Human Capital Executive, Old Mutual Mass and Foundation Cluster
Day one wrap-up and closure – reflection, recap, and readiness for what’s next

Day 2 - 22 February 2024

08:50 - 09:00
Welcome Day Two: New Perspectives and Continued Learning
Veli Ndaba, The NeuroEngineer
09:00 - 09:45
HR managers: catalysts of change – turning visions into reality
Lungelo Hadebe, Change Management Consultant, 21st Century
09:45 - 10:30
Promoting employee wellbeing: Nurturing mental health for sustainable success
Refiloe Skosana, EAP Clinician as well as L&D Facilitator, ICAS
11:00 - 11:30
Tea Break
11:30 - 11:45
Adapting the L&D Strategic Leadership role to align with the current restructured state of the HR sector
Elmarie Cronje, Head of Learning and Development, EOH
11:45 - 12:30
HR Risk Management “The Hidden Truth”
Beauty Mtonga, Head of Risk, People, and Culture at ABSA
12:30 - 13:30
13:30 - 14:30
Redefining leadership development in a transformative era – a highly interactive panel discussion
PANELIST: Mantati Makumbila, Group People Experience Director, Tiger Brands AND Maggie Modipa, HR Director, Affinity Health AND Gcobisa Ntshona, Group Chief People Officer, African Bank
14:30 - 15:00
Afternoon break
15:00 - 15:45
Empowering HR through data analytics: Unlocking smarter people decisions
Dineo Sekwele, Group HR Executive, Nutun
15:45 - 16:30
Optimising performance management in the workplace: Blueprint for success in the workplace
Dr Candice Booysen, Industrial Pschologist – Human Capital, Interconnect Systems
The summit closure: Reflecting and wrapping up


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