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  • Dr. Vuyo Mahlati - SAMPNODE
    Africa s National Development Plan adopted as the national strategic framework by Cabinet and Parliament in 2012 In March 2009 she was a South African Delegate and Technical Advisor for the Presidency to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women where she presented on the Financial Crisis theme This enhanced South Africa s contribution to bringing urgency and intensifying the global call for inclusive economic growth and development Vuyo holds a PhD from the University of Stellenbosch Her thesis focused on the role of value chains in mainstreaming rural entrepreneurs into global markets and was the only one selected by the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences to be presented at the University s inaugural New Voices in Science Colloquium She obtained her M Sc from the UK London School of Economics Her directorships include being the non executive director of Lion of Africa Insurance Company a subsidiary of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange Listed Brimstone Investment Company She has served two terms as the Chairperson of the South African Post Office Board of Directors which includes the Post Bank She previously served for two terms as member of the Financial Markets Advisory Board as well as member of the Financial Services Board Licensing Committee Previous private initiatives include being a director of fund manager Umbono Capital now One Stone Vuyo is the independent member of the Industrial Development Cooperation IDC Agro processing Competitive Fund She serves as member of the Global Advisory Council of Corporate Women Directors International based in Washington DC USA and is also on the Global Advisory Council of the Global Entrepreneurial Hub Network in Vienna She is the recipient of the 2008 Black Management Forum Presidential Award for Transformational Leadership as well as the Black Business Executive ABSA Kaelo Guidance and wisdom Award In

    Original URL path: http://www.sampnode.org.za/african-futures-forum/events/speakers/vuyo-mahlati (2015-12-05)
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  • Dr. Riel Miller - SAMPNODE
    is in designing processes that use the imaginary future to understand the present For three decades his work has concentrated on how to assess and direct the potential for socio economic transformation in the private and public sectors He has championed the development of the Discipline of Anticipation as a way to advance the capacity to use the future Riel is widely published on topics ranging from the future of the financial sector and the internet to the future of schooling and social equity He teaches around the world and for six years was a faculty member of the Masters in Public Affairs Institut de Sciences Politique Sciences Po Paris France Riel is a former board member of both the Association of Professional Futurists and the World Futures Studies Federation He serves on numerous editorial boards and gives keynote speeches around the world Joomla SEF URLs by Artio All Africa Futures Forum In collaboration with UNESCO and WITS School of Governance the Southern African Node of the Millennium Project will host the All Africa Futures Forum with the theme Transforming Africa s Futures The objective of the Southern African Node of the Millennium Project is to promote futures thinking in

    Original URL path: http://www.sampnode.org.za/african-futures-forum/events/speakers/riel-miller (2015-12-05)
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  • Prof. Rob Moore - SAMPNODE
    Witwatersrand Wits in Johannesburg He joined Wits in 2006 as Director of Strategic Planning and in 2007 he was appointed as Deputy Vice Chancellor Advancement Partnerships His work includes responsibility for the advancement ofthe University s strategic purposes in partnership with other institutions in society Among other things he assists in developing the relationships between Wits and partners in government industry civil society and other universities He was projectdirector for South Africa s Ministerial Review Committee on the National System ofInnovation a study conducted in 2010 and 2011 and published in 2012 Prior to joining Wits he spent twelve years 1992 2004 at the University of Cape Town researching and teaching in higher education studies His research interests have focused on issues of higher education policy and institutional adaptation In particular he has published on issues of institutional responsiveness to policy on curriculum reform and on the development of management capacity in higher education His expertise in this area led to his secondment from UCT to the Council on Higher Education CHE from 2004 to 2006 where he held the post of Director of Institutional Audits in the Higher Education Quality Committee HEQC In this role he was responsible for carrying out the first iteration of the audits of institutional management systems of South African universities He sits on the Boards of the Gauteng City Region Observatory GCRO as alternate Chairman the Southern African Liaison Office SALO and the Cradle of Humankind Trust CoHT Joomla SEF URLs by Artio All Africa Futures Forum In collaboration with UNESCO and WITS School of Governance the Southern African Node of the Millennium Project will host the All Africa Futures Forum with the theme Transforming Africa s Futures The objective of the Southern African Node of the Millennium Project is to promote futures thinking

    Original URL path: http://www.sampnode.org.za/african-futures-forum/events/speakers/rob-moore (2015-12-05)
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  • Dr. Alioune Sall - SAMPNODE
    thereof The Institute has also consulted for the African Union Commission and its NEPAD agency as well as several bilateral and multilateral development cooperation agencies Prior to establishing the African Futures Institute Alioune has had a distinguished career in the United Nations Development Programme The positions he has held in the UNDP include Regional Coordinator of the African Futures Program 1997 2003 Chief Office of the UNDP Assistant Administrator for Africa 1995 1997 Chief UNDP Liaison Office in South Africa 1993 1995 Senior Adviser in the Bureau for Program Policy and Evaluation 1988 1993 Technical Adviser to CILSS on Human Ressources Development 1979 1986 Before joining the UNDP Alioune Sall has worked with the Dakar based UN Institute for Economic Development and Planning IDEP and ENDA as researcher and lecturer from 1975 to 1979 In his personal capacity Alioune Sall has recently served as special advisor to Her Excellency President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia in her capacity as co Chair of the UN High Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post 2015 Development Agenda Alioune is Director of several international NGOs and member of editorial board of scholarly journals and policy oriented publications including the Paris based foresight journal Futuribles Alioune s research and teaching interests are in foresight studies development planning and visioning democratic transitions governance the politics of international economic relations political economy of African countries He is the author of several publications including books and contributions to books journal articles book reviews and consultancy reports Prominent among them are Africa 2015 what possible futures for sub saharan Africa and The future competitiveness of african economies Alioune Sall holds advanced degrees in Philosophy Development studies and a PhD in Sociology Joomla SEF URLs by Artio All Africa Futures Forum In collaboration with UNESCO and WITS School

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  • Prof. Alinah Kelo Segobye - SAMPNODE
    HSRC she was Associate Professor of Archaeology and Acting Coordinator of the Master s in Development Practice Program School of Graduate Studies at the University of Botswana She has worked as a consultant for the African HIV AIDS Comprehensive Partnerships ACHAP Segobye researches in the areas of the archaeology of southern Africa indigenous knowledge systems heritage studies and development in Africa Segobye has served as an advisor facilitator and expert for a number of international organizations She serves on the board of a number of organizations including ACHAP Botswana She has authored and co authored a number of essays and book chapters on a diverse range of themes including the future of the past in Africa Joomla SEF URLs by Artio Photo Gallery Interviews Sequence from beginning to finished work showing the transition audience then those who bought them View Photos Interviews Supporting Documents Futures Forum Bios Transforming Africa DestinyConnect com Futures Literacy Knowlab Dr Riel Miller Day 1 Session 2 Dr Rasigan Maharajh Day 1 Session 3 Dr Rasigan Maharajh Africa s Futures Summary 2014 State of Future Executive Summary Futures Forum Programme 26 28 May 2014 Final View all Support Documents Conference Speakers Mr Aidan Eyakuze Mr Stewart

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  • Dr. Wally Serote - SAMPNODE
    Arts and Culture of the ANC in South Africa He spearheaded the organization and mobilasation of the cultural workers through major festivals symposiums conferences in Botswana 1982 Amsterdam 1987 London 1990 Johannesburg 1993 which resulted in the formation of National organizations of writers musicialions Theatre Dance Photographers filmmakers He participated in the negotiations for the transformation of the international cultural and other forms of boycotts of the Apartheid system into structures of democracy in the new dispensation in South Africa He is a writer of a number of Novels poetry collections essays and plays and has been awarded national and international awards in this regard including the Inkamanga in Silver by President Thabo Mbeki He became a member of Parliament and chair person of Arts and Culture languages science and technology portfolio committee of Parliament He initiated spearheaded facilitated the research discussions and debate at National level and organized and put on the national agenda through negotiations with the Universities science Councils various indigenous organizations e g Dikgosi Dingaka different government departments various communities nationally for Indigenous Knowledge Systems IKS to be accepted as a tool for the social and economic upliftment nationally And he lead a team which organized the first IK conference in 1998 He participated in the Arts Culture heritage sectors of the national negotiations at codesa He has a Master of fine Arts with Columbia University in New York as a Fulbright student He was CEO of the National Heritage and Memorial Freedom Park He is the CEO of iARi He chairs various boards of organizations e g The Johannesburg Theatres the Indigenous Knowledge system Trust of South African iIkssa He was initiated as a Ngaka in 1999 He has initiated and spearheaded discussion at a National level for the creation of the medicinal gardens in

    Original URL path: http://www.sampnode.org.za/african-futures-forum/events/speakers/wally-serote (2015-12-05)
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  • Mr. Devang Vussonji - SAMPNODE
    In the vocational training sector on behalf of Yellowwoods Investments Devang recently led a review of the vocational skills training landscape in India and Africa The review identified a number of opportunities for collaboration and knowledge sharing across the two continents Devang has also advised Harambee a youth employment organization in South Africa on its scale up and financial sustainability strategy as well as the Association of African Business Schools on the development of a management training program for the agribusiness sector in Africa Devang has also helped develop a number of innovative financing mechanisms Most recently he helped develop HUGinsure the world s first social impact insurance mechanism HUG will enable non profit organizations accelerate funding that can be deployed quickly in time sensitive situations such as natural disasters It will also enable social enterprises access more working capital and thereby scale their operations at a faster pace On another engagement Devang assisted in the development of a social impact bond for malaria control in Mozambique He has also advised the Clinton Health Access Initiative on the development of an endowment fund for malaria reduction across the African continent and he participated as an expert panelist on the subject at a cross country consultation workshop on health financing in Swaziland Outside of Dalberg Devang has volunteered as a Due Diligence Committee Member at the Beyond Capital Fund helping the organization invest in social enterprises in the health water and sanitation sectors Prior to joining Dalberg Devang worked for six years with Mercer Consulting in the United States where he advised Fortune 500 companies on strategic human capital and performance measurement issues He was an Education Pioneers Fellow in Chicago through which he advised the Chicago Jesuit Academy a charter type school on scaling its operations Devang has also advised

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    Prize Project Southern Africa Searchlight Horizon Scanning Project SA SOFI 2010 DBSA Development Report Foresight For Development 2013 14 State of the Future Infographic News Events Books CD s Gallery Download Documents Contact Us Home The Global Millennium Project Description The Global Millennium Prize GMP is an annual international contest created to Continue Reading The Global Millennium Project Highlights Key Highlights 2009 International winner Mr Thabang Sebetoane of Dr Reginald

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