Industry speakers

Dujon Fredericks

Information Technology Delivery Manager, BMW Group

BMW’s Digital Twin for Vehicle Data

What are Digital Twins and how the digital twin developed by the IT Hub in South Africa has become key strategic enabler for BMW potential for AI powered circularity and a major contributor to BMW achieving its sustainability targets. This presentation will focus on the use cases already implemented in the areas of Electro Mobility, Digitalization and Circularity.

Yandri Pienaar

Executive: Human Resources at Moyo

Top 10 workplace skills for Society 5.0

Throughout the various industrial  revolutions various jobs have come and gone, and thus the skills required in the market continuously changes. Today we see this happening faster than ever before. But what are the key skills to develop that can help us adapt to the changing job market? What are the basic skills that are applicable in almost any role today and in future?

Annie Mare

User Experience Designer, Monkey and River 

Designing for a human-centred future

Society 5.0 could be a catastrophe. Have you ever considered what the future would look like if we focused on problems instead of people? 

Charl Theron

Chief Technology Officer, Direct Transact

Human Centric AI

Approaches, methodologies, and practical examples of how AI is and should be used to improve human wellbeing. We discuss design, architecture and execution of how Machine Learning and AI models are trained with the human at the centre.