Workshop 18 February 2016


Nedbank – 193 Bancor Avenue, Menlyn Maine Campus, Pretoria

07h30 – 08h30 Registration and Networking
08h30 – 08h35 Welcome
08h35 – 09h15 Financial Crime and Identity Theft
Panel of Experts:
Grace van Deventer – Diners Club International
Tshipi Alexander – Nedbank
Setumo Seroko – Citibank
Moderator – Nomonde Thethe,  Standard Bank
 09h15 – 09h45  Q & A and Networking Break
 09h45 – 10h35 How healthy is our airline industry?
Panel of Experts:
Russell Loubser – ex CEO of JSE
Richard Bodin – Fast Jet
Theunis Potgieter – Fly Blue Crane
Moderator : Mohsin Jassat – Travelport
10h35 – 11h15  Q & A and Networking Break
11h15 – 11h45 Navigating The Skies: A conversation with Carsten Spohr
Flighting of the most controversial interview at the recent GBTA Conference in Frankfurt . Enjoy this frank and enlightening interview and gain insights to the recent changes at Lufthansa that have impacted the entire travel industry.
11h45 – 12h45 Finger Lunch
12h45 – 13h45 How travel distribution trends are impacting the travel buyer
This session will focus on the hard conversations taking place around content, direct connects, data access, and traveller centricity – setting the tone for debate and dialogue about the industry’s future.
Panel of experts:
Dr. Andre Schulz – Lufthansa
Johann Nortje – Tsogo Sun
Monique Diez – Sabre
Otto de Vries – ASATA
Marco dos Santos – Massmart
Una Crouse – First Car Rental
Moderator: Natalia Rosa, Big Ambitions
13h45 – 14h15 Q & A and Break
14h15 – 14h50 Threats to event safety is greater than ever!
Speaker: David Butler – Brecon Group
Brecon is an independent risk consultancy providing political, integrity and security risk management in the Middle East and Africa.
David’s experience covers military, government institutions, oil and gas, mining, power, infrastructure, telecoms, financial services, FMCG, retail, professional services and public sector. Frontier markets include Southern Africa, East and Central Africa, West Africa, Central Europe, and the Middle-East including Iraq and Afghanistan. David’s previous role was MD of Control Risk.
14h50 – 15h00 Q & A and Prize Giving

Thank you to Nedbank for sponsoring this event and hosting the event at Menlyn Maine this 16,500m2 building has a 5 Star Green Rating from the GBCSA, which makes it one of only a few in South Africa. The actual cost savings on Water and Electricity consumption confirmed the benefits of building Green buildings and the presence of a 17m vertical garden by the main entrance confirms the building’s distinctiveness and Green intentions.

GPS Coordinates for Nedbank Menlyn Maine

S 25° 47′ 12.48″
E 28° 16′ 53.76″


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Travel Buyer members – Free
Buyer Non-members – R 650
Supplier Members – R 700
Supplier Non-Members – R 950

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