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Roland Sponsor Two Day Conference At Fespa Africa In September

Image Courtesy of FESPA AFRICA

Image Courtesy of FESPA AFRICA

The organisers of the 2019 Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Expo invite visitors to take part in its extensive  educational features and conferences.

The event, taking place from 11-13 September, sponsored by Roland, is the ideal platform for printers looking for cost-effective solutions that will set them apart from competitors, and is co-located with Africa Print, Africa LED and Modern Marketing.

At the Printing SA Conference and Dinner on the 11th and 12th of September the industry will have the opportunity to engage with President Cyril Ramaphosa , alongside the Ministers of Communication, Department of Trade and Industry, Dept of Economic Development, MEC for Education in Gauteng and Department of Arts And Culture on matters relating to the revitalisation and sustainability of the industry.

Among the Highlights of the 2 day Conference Programme are :

Opening Keynote Address

Cyril Ramaphosa (President, Republic of South Africa)

FESPA Research on International Trends Presentation

Sean Holt (Executive Director, FESPA)

Digitisation & the Sustainability of Print Media and Education within the 4th Industrial Revolution:
This session will discuss some of the findings of the research commissioned by Printing SA to be presented by BMI.

The goals and objectives of the session are to assess the threats and opportunities of digitisation of print media in the context of South African education, what government policy regarding digitisation means to print media businesses in the education space, and the opportunities that exist thereof, and assessing what this means for jobs and unemployment in South Africa.

Panel Director: Felleng Yende(CEO, FP&M SETA)

Panel Members: 

  • Panyaza Lesufi (Gauteng Education, MEC)

  • P.K. Naicker (FP&M SETA, General Manager: Research, Planning & Reporting)

  • Rika Swart (CEO, Media 24),

  • Godfrey Selamatsela (President, FEDUSA)

  • Deon Joubert (Area Manager, Two Sides)

  • Ken Leid (National Training and Development Director, Printing SA)

Fespa Africa’s Exhibition encourages all involved in the Print Industry to :

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