4 - 7 October 2021

Registration for this event has ended

  

President of Business Unity South Africa, Bonang Mohale, will open the HR Indaba Conversations on Monday 4 October 2021 at 08h00. If you are registered for the HR Indaba Conversations from 4 to 7 October, you will be able to view this live-streamed event as well as your personalised sessions on 5, 6 and 7 October. 

The 2021 HR Indaba Conversations are a unique 3-day series of highly interactive online sessions, made possible by the fantastic partners of the HR Indaba Network. 

The HR Indaba Conversations has a mission to boost the knowledge, networks and careers of finance professionals. The Conversations will feature top HR directors as panellists, and will offer YOU the opportunity to engage directly with these executives and debate the most important topics of today with colleagues, peers and event partners. 

Conversation Topics

Talking tech

Learn how leaders and peers leverage the latest and greatest technologies.

Mentor Mania

Top CHROs share their real-life experience and answer all your questions.

Healthy outlook

How real HR leaders are shaping the health and wellness of their people

HR's got talent

Where to find the talent, manage and shape it into a healthy bottom line.

Learning & Unlearning

How your L&D strategy should get your teams future ready.

Courage Under Fire

Real HR leaders stepping up to make a difference in times of crisis.

How it works

Step 1: Fill in your personal details

Step 2: Choose from one of the topics above

Step 3: Choose one or more of the event partners you find interesting

Step 4: Submit your registration - you will receive a confirmation e-mail*

Step 5: Once approved you'll receive a receipt of registration*

Step 6: Two weeks before the event you will receive your personalised Conversations programme, with calendar invites and unique sign-in links to your 90-minute sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (1 session each day).

Step 7: Each session on 4 - 7 October will start at either 9h30, 11h30 or 13h30, giving you flexibility for the rest of the day.

As a bonus, a spectacular keynote will be broadcasted LIVE from Summer Place on 4 October. Your special link will be sent to you in your personalised programme. Don't miss out on this epic hybrid event! You'll also receive a special HR Indaba Conversations edition of the CHRO Magazine delivered to your door. Please provide your address during registration.

*Please note that your free registration will be approved or declined based on your job title and that the HR Indaba Conversations is strictly reserved for HR professionals.

Speakers

Abey Kgotle

Abey Kgotle

Executive Director Human Resources 

Mercedes-Benz SA

Akhona Qengge

Akhona Qengge

Chief People Officer 

Yum! Restaurants International 

Antoinette Roberts

Antoinette Roberts

Group Executive HC and Transformation 

Blue Label Telecoms

Ashish Mandavia

Dr Ashish Mandavia

EMEA Commercial Director

Quit Genius

Athol Swanepoel

Athol Swanepoel

HR Director, Nestlé East & Southern Africa

Nestlé

Avanthi Maharaj

Avanthi Maharaj

Market HR Cluster Head - SSA

Google

MTN

Bess Skosana

General Manager: Regional Talent Leader

MTN

Curro Holdings Ltd

Beverley Bennett

Human Resources Executive 

Curro Holdings

Bongani Phakathi

Bongani Phakathi

Executive HR & Public Affairs

Assore 

Brigette Chetty

Brigette Chetty

Group HC Professional Services Executive 

Blue Label Telecoms

Carla Daniels

Carla Daniels

Consulting Lead

Mercer Africa

Celiwe Ross

Celiwe Ross

Human Capital Director

Old Mutual

Chris Lazarus

Chris Hellmann

Head of Growth

SmartWage

Chris Lazarus

Chris Lazarus

Managing Executive KZN

Vodacom

Claudia De Villiers

Claudia De Villiers

Domain Lead HCM ECEMEA

Oracle

Dean Naidoo

Dean Naidoo

Chief People Officer

Zutari

Dieter Veldsman

Dieter Veldsman

Thought Leader     The Academy to Innovate HR 

Dr Frank Magwegwe

Dr Frank Magwegwe

Lecturer  Company

GIBS Business School

Elanie Kruger

Elanie Kruger 

Chief People Officer

Tsebo Solutions Group

Elsie Pule

Elsie Pule

Group Executive Human Resources 

Eskom Holdings

Eswhin Booysen

Eswhin Booysen

Chief Human Resources Officer

In2food

Gcobisa Ntshona

Gcobisa Ntshona

Human Resources Director

LexisNexis

Jasmin Pillay

Jasmin Pillay

Director, HR Consulting - Middle East & Africa

Microsoft

Jon Foster-Pedley

Jon Foster-Pedley

Dean and Director

 Henley Business School, Africa

Keletjo Chiloane

Keletjo Chiloane

Career Consulting

Mercer Africa

Kgomotoso Molobye

Kgomotoso Molobye

Vice President: People Partner, Wholesale

Massmart

Kim Skjoldhammer

Kim Skjoldhammer

Learning & Wellbeing Lead 

Investec

Kim Usher

Kim Usher

Group HR Director 

Illovo Sugar

Kopano Mere

Kopano Mere

Head of Activations

SmartWage

Kyle Black

Kyle Black

Senior Associate - HR Consultant

Mercer Africa

Lebitso Mokgatle

Lebitso Mokgatle

HR Executive

ENSafrica

Lebogang Chaka

Lebogang Chaka

Principal Director - Strategy and Consulting

Accenture

Linda Roos

  Linda Roos

Group Head: Human Capital

Ooba

Lucritia Govender

Lucritia Govender

Executive Director, Head of HR: Sub-Saharan Africa

JPMorgan

Malisha Awunor

Malisha Awunor

Human Resources Director

EOH

Matimba Mbungela

Matimba Mbungela

Chief Human Resources Officer  Vodacom SA

Michele Seroke

Michele Seroke

Chief People Officer

Motus

Neridha Moodley

Neridha Moodley

People and Culture Leader

 SNG Grant Thornton 

NIven Postma

Niven Postma

MD 

Niven Postma Inc.

Njabulo Mashigo

Njabulo Mashigo

Executive Director HR 

Vodacom SA 

Palesa Phili

Palesa Phili

Chief Executive Officer

Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Pamela	Xaba

Pamela Xaba

Head: Human Capital

Netstar

Penny Mkalipe

Penny Mkalipe

Chief Medical Officer 

Eskom Holdings

Petro-Ann Beukes

Petro-Ann Beukes

Head of Group Human Resources

Pam Golding Properties

Phil Tsikotshi

Phil Tsikotshi 

Associate Vice President, HR

Startek 

Portia Thokoane

Portia Thokoane 

Group Chief HR Officer

Dark Fibre Africa

Queen Ramotsehoa

Queen Ramotsehoa Founder & Director

Tsheto Leadership and Coaching Academy

Rob Bothma

Rob Bothma

Business Solutions Architect

Oracle

Roland Glass

Roland Glass

Chief Business Officer

TalentSmith

Ronald Abvajee

Ronald Abvajee

Chief Executive Officer

Healthy Living Consulting

Ronnie Toerien

Ronnie Toerien 

HCM Sales Development & Strategy Leader - Africa

Oracle

Roxanne Creamer

Roxanne Creamer

Client Growth Lead

TalentSmith Technology

Ruth Wotela

Ruth Wotela

People Wellness Executive 

SilverBridge

S'ne Magagula

S'ne Magagula

Chief Human Resources Officer 

 Tiger Brands

Saffron Ballaggay

Saffron Ballaggay

Director

Saffron Baggallay & Associates

Sarah Rice

Sarah Rice

Chief People Officer

Skynamo 

Simon Ellis

Simon Ellis

Co-Founder & CEO

SmartWag 

Steve Teasdale

Steve Teasdale

Group Head of Organisational Development, Change & Transformation

Discovery Limited 

Tamara Parker

Tamara Parker

CEO

Mercer Africa

Thato Mmaditla

Thato Mmaditla

HR Executive

Youth Employment Service (YES) 

Tony Smith

Tony Smith

HR Director Supply Chain Southern Africa

Unilever

Trevor Kunda

Trevor Kunda

Group Head of Leadership Development and Learning

Discovery Limited

Tshidi Anya

Tshidi Anya

Regional HR Director: Africa & Middle East

Weir Minerals

Verna Agenbag

Verna Agenbag

Client Success Lead

TalentSmith

Verna Robson

Verna Robson

Director: Group Human Resources 

Sun International

Vicky Thabanelo

Vicky Thlabanelo

Executive HR 

Royal Bafokeng Platinum

Vinolia Singh

Vinolia Singh

Chief People Officer

Adcorp Group 

Yvonne Mosadi

Yvonne Mosadi

HR Director

The Heineken Company

Zenobia Mothilal

Zenobia Mothilal

HR Manager: Corporate 

JD Group

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