Event: SID Smart and Inclusive Access

You're cordially invited to attend the Stellenbosch Innovation District's "Smart & Inclusive Access" Event & Challenge Finals on the 16th August 2017.

EVENT AIMS

  1. Discuss Urban Innovation and Innovation Districts as drivers of the modern economy
  2. Feedback from workshops, and expert panel discussions about 'unlocking resources and finance' for urban innovation projects
  3. Discussion about Stellenbosch Innovation District as a convenor/ platform for collaboration and innovation
  4. Announcement of a collaborative partnership (MOU) between Technopark, Stellenbosch University, & Stellenbosch Municipality (A discussion around the starting points).

PROGRAMME

  • 17:00 INTRODUCTION
  • 17:30 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
    • Stan du Plessis, incoming COO Designate of Stellenbosch University
  • 18:00 PANEL DISCUSSION
    • Topic: "Innovation Districts as drivers of our economy?"
      • Gronum Smith (Altair Engineering)
      • Piet van Zyl (Head of Department, Department of Environmental Affairs & Development Planning)
      • Stephan Lamprecht (Venture Solutions)
      • Abbas Jamie (Innovation and Transformation Afrika, Aurecon)
    • 19:00 SMART & INCLUSIVE ACCESS CHALLENGE: PITCHING EVENT
    • 19:30 SOCIAL EVENT
      • Networking, food & drinks

BOOK YOUR SEAT TODAY: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SmartAccessFinals

 

REMINDER:

SID SMART & INCLUSIVE ACCESS CHALLENGE

The SID Smart & Inclusive Access Challenge is still running, so if you have a great idea that could solve an issue of access or inclusion in Stellenbosch, enter the Challenge now, and stand a chance to WIN INCUBATION AND IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT WORTH UP TO R80 000!

Entries close: 7 August 2017

To find out more, or enter the Challenge, go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SmartAccess

Incomplete entries will not be entered into the Challenge

Enquiries can be sent to marko@sustnet.com

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