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Making HR More Relevant in the Organisation’s of the Future

?As we face the fourth industry revolution - HR and business leaders are compelled to rewrite the rules to how they organize, recruit, develop, manage and engage with the 21st century workforce.

To remain relevant organisations of the future have to adapt, change and build new business platforms of engagement that are continuously evolving at a fast pace. The importance of this change is lacking in the board rooms of South African companies and many companies lack the culture and tools they need to:

  • Engage employees relevantly
  • Redesign their organisational structures and networks to accommodate flexibility and mobility
  • Upskill their workforce and attract relevant competencies to match this changing world
  • Rethink their leadership model to include the concepts of innovation, growth, inclusion, teamwork and collaboration


  • Employee engagement
  • Diversity management and leadership
  • Talent retention and recruitment
  • Performance Management
  • Change Management
  • Local and international HR trends
  • Work spaces of the future
  • Digital technology, new ways of engaging and doing business
  • Managing Millenials
  • Is HR redundant
  • Minimum wage and gender pay
  • Impact on the work force and the role of HR
  • Whistle blowing
  • Community pressure and social unrest/activism and managing stakeholders/social license/social labour plans


  • Pearl Maphoshe, Group Executive Human Resources, Pick n Pay
  • Isaac Matji, Senior Vice President, Human Resource, Sasol Limited
  • Dr. Liziwe Masoga, Executive People and Brand, Old Mutual Insure
  • Colin J. Browne, Head of the Happy Sandpit Think Tank, and author of How to build a Happy Sandpit
  • Kamini Maharaj, Head of People, Hollard Insurance
  • Anton Cabral, Partner and Managing Executive, LRMG Digital Agency
  • Faaizah Wadee, Head of Change Management, Liberty Group South Africa
  • Matimba Mbungela, Chief Human Resources Officer, Vodacom Group
  • Graeme Codrington, Expert on the future of work, speaker, board advisor, futurist
  • Alison Chothia, HR Manager, Sun International
  • Prof Albert Wocke, Associate Professor, Gordon Institute of Business Science
  • Roze Phillips, Managing Director, Accenture
  • Njabulo Mashingo, Human Recourses Director, Heineken
  • Professor Nicola Kleyn, Dean, Gordon Institute of Business Science
  • Brinton Spies, Executive Director: Human Resources, The South African Medical Research Council
  • Cathy Albertyn, Executive Director of Human Resources, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa
  • Bryden Morton, Executive Director, Reward Specialist (SARA), 21st Century
  • Grace Harding, CEO, Ocean Basket
  • Ilka Dunne, Head Leadership, Culture and Young Talent, Rand Merchant Bank
  • Marius Meyer, SA Board for People Practices
  • Guy Lundy, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry
Event Details

17 April 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa
Contact the individual below.
Contact: Belinda Boxall
E-mail: Send me an e-mail


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