Ian Merrington, Chief Executive Officer at the Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative will be a speaker at the Manufacturing Indaba taking place from the 22nd to the 26th of November 2021. He will be speaking on the new digital revolution (4IR) – threats and opportunities for the domestic economy, investment and job creation on Wednesday, 24th November at 9.30 AM – 10.30 AM (SAST).
The Virtual Manufacturing Indaba Week, with its strategic partners, provides a platform to engage and discuss the latest global and local manufacturing trends using one point of entry. The Virtual Conference includes engaging panels and networking experiences that will fit your diary using the latest industry technology.
This annual event is hosted to empower members of Sub-Saharan Africa’s promising manufacturing community to identify global trends; keep abreast with global competition; embrace digital transformation; cultivate a skilled workforce; enable black industrialist collaboration and acquire insight into what incentives are available to better empower their businesses in the new era impacted by COVID-19. These discussions will pave the way for a more equitable, competitive and successful manufacturing industry and economy as a whole.