Conference Agenda

* Please note that the agenda and concurrent session program are subject to change.


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Pre-conference events
23-29 May Dreamcatcher South Africa 7 Day Tour Departs from Johannesburg
25-29 May Dreamcatcher South Africa 5 Day Tour Departs from Johannesburg
25-29 May Pilanesberg National Park Departs from Pretoria
WEDNESDAY 30 MAY
08:30 – 19:00 Check-In & Help Desk
08:30 – 09:00 Morning Coffee/Tea
09:00 – 10:00 Plenary #1 - Johan van Zyl
10:15 – 11:15 Concurrent Session #1
Four parallel sessions
11:30 – 13:00 Concurrent Session #2
Four parallel sessions
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
14:45 – 16:00 Concurrent Session #3
Four parallel sessions
16:00 – 16:30 Afternoon Coffee/Tea
16:30 – 17:45 Interactive Roundtable Session
18:00 – 19:00 Reception
THURSDAY 31 May
08:30 – 18:00 Check-In & Help Desk
08:30 – 09:00 Morning Coffee
09:00 – 10:00 Plenary #2 - The Next Generation African Leaders: Innovation and the SDGs
10:15 – 11:45 Concurrent Session #4
Four parallel sessions
12:00 – 13:00 Concurrent Session #5
Four parallel sessions
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
14:45 – 16:00 Concurrent Session #6
Four parallel sessions
16:15 – 16:45 Afternoon Coffee/Tea
17:00 – 18:00 Plenary #3 - Mary Uhl-Bien
18:00 – 19:00 Closing Reception
Post-conference events
1-5 June Isimangaliso Wetland Park Departs from Durban
1-5 June Dreamcatcher South Africa 5 Day Tour Departs from Johannesburg
1-7 June Dreamcatcher South Africa 7 Day Tour Departs from Johannesburg


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