Programme

The 2019 Think Future programme is designed to ensure that every attendee becomes an active participant. It is a work in rapid progress, so please feel free to check-in regularly for updates.

DAY 1 – Monday 14 October 2019

Time

Activity

Speaker/Facilitator

Venue

14h00 – 16h00

Ponder, Play & Register

REGISTRATION AREA

16h00 – 17h00

Refreshments

LOUNGE

17h00 – 18h30

Inspire & Ignite Talks

AMPHITHEATRE

Why building strong foundations for our youngest citizens is the best long-term investment a country can make

Dr. Dayna Long, Director of Health Equity Science and Clinical Transformation, UCSF Child Health Equity Institute, United States

It’s Possible – A Hero’s Journey

Obakeng Leseyane, Change Agent, South Africa

Connecting the Dots

19h00 – 21h30

Connecting Dinner

COURTYARD

DAY 2 – Tuesday 15 October 2019

Time

Activity

Speaker/Facilitator

Venue

9h30 – 11h30

Inspire & Ignite Morning Talks

AMPHITHEATRE

Starting blocks & Stumbling blocks: Understanding what children need to thrive and where challenges and opportunities lie

The Future of Disruptive Tech

The Push and Pull of Privacy & Data Acquisition

The Urgent Need for Bold Leadership

11h35

Tea on the move

11h45 – 13h00

Breakaway activity session 1

Time to Think: drawing inspiration from global trends in unconventional ways

BREAKAWAY ROOMS

13h00 – 14h00

Lunch

COURTYARD

14h00 – 16h30

Breakaway activity session 2

Think Design: using design thinking to explore opportunities for innovation

 

BREAKAWAY ROOMS

16h30 – 17h00

Tea

LOUNGE

17h00 – 18h00

Inspire & Ignite Evening Talks

AMPHITHEATRE

Innovation Showcase

5 x 5 min Pecha Kucha-style talks on innovative products and services delivered by global changemakers

Africa Rising

18h30 – 21h00

Connecting Dinner

HOTEL LAWNS

DAY 3 – Wednesday 16 October 2019

Time

Activity

Speaker/Facilitator

Venue

09h30 – 11h30

Inspire & Ignite Morning Talks

AMPHITHEATRE

Exploring the Power of Partnerships – A Shared Value Approach

A Shared Value Approach Showcase

Busting Barriers for Behaviour Change

Dave Duarte, MD of Treeshake, South Africa

11h00 – 11h30

Tea

LOUNGE

11h30 – 13h00

Connect Sessions: Structured small-group sessions including Connect Talks for skills-building; Funder Connect for connecting with potential funders; Quick Connect for speed ‘dating’ and Spontaneous Connect for one-on-one spontaneous meetings.

BREAKAWAY ROOMS

13h00 – 14h00

Lunch

COURTYARD

14h00 – 15h30

Concurrent Breakaway Sessions

BREAKAWAY ROOMS

Designing for Sustainable Social & Behaviour Change

Measuring and Funding Social Impact

Building Innovative Business Models

Exploring the Peaks and Pitfalls of using Tech for Social Impact Initiatives

Exploring Government Innovation

Embedding Innovation into Organisational Culture

15h35 – 17h00

Concurrent Breakaway Sessions

BREAKAWAY ROOMS

Designing Products, Processes and Services for Impact at Scale

Build the Change 

Using Narrative to Drive Action with Capita

Navigating Ethics and Social Impact

Designing with the gender lens

Country delegation Session

17h00 – 17h30

Tea 

LOUNGE

 

17h30 – 18h30

Inspire & Ignite Evening Talks

AMPHITHEATRE

Perspective, Purpose & Action!

Johnny Miller, Documentary Photographer, South Africa

18h30 – 21h00

Potjiekos Party

POTJIEKOS PARTY VENUE