Speakers announced for September PMSA Infrastructure Project Management Congress 2013 in Durban


Conference to focus on regional and national Infrastructure projects in South Africa

23 August 2013 – Johannesburg, South Africa – Project Management South Africa (PMSA) has announced their speaker lineup for the PMSA Infrastructure Project Management Congress in Durban being held during 16 – 17 September 2013. The event, sponsored by the KwaZulu Branch of PMSA will look at both regional and national infrastructure programmes and projects.  Information can be found at http://www.projectmanagement.org.za/?page=KZNCongress.

130823-pmwj14-2013-speakers-infrastructure IMAGEAccording to their previous announcement, President Jacob Zuma spoke of the NPC-proposed infrastructure projects his State of the Nation address on 14 February 2013, reporting on progress made, the tasks ahead and the challenges. Since the build-up to 2010, the country has had a sustained and exhilarating focus on project management to deliver on the promises.

With this ongoing focus and investment at so many levels, PMSA is offering an opportunity to showcase some of the successes achieved and those in progress that fall under the infrastructure development banner. The following speakers have now been announced for the September Infrastructure PM Congress in Durban:

  • Dr Zanele Bridgette Gasa – Managing Director, The Elilox Group
  • Mr Cyril Gamede – Chief Executive Officer, Umgeni Water, President: Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA)
  • Mr Andrew Layman – Chief Executive Officer, Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Mr Clive Manci – Chairman of Oteo Capital (Pty) ) Ltd  and past President, South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Professor Cornelius J Fourie – Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering –Stellenbosch University
  • Dr Clive Coetzee – General Manager, Infrastructure Projects, KZN Provincial Treasury
  • Mr Neville Searle – Regional Director HatchGoba
  • Dr Deen Letchmiah – Director, LDM Consulting
  • Mr Gregory Evans – Strategic Executive: Technical Co-Ordination eThekwini Municipality Engineering Unit
  • Mr Sabeer Sheik Ibrahim – Chief Executive Officer ItraMAS Corporation Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Dr Rodney Milford – Programme Manager: Construction Industry Performance CIDB (Construction Industry Board)
  • Mr Ravi Ronny – The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL)
  • Mr Clive Enoch – Project Portfolio Management Consultant & Executive, Project Management South Africa
  • Mr Robert Best – Past-Chairman, Project Management South Africa

Projects to come under the conference spotlight will include the Square Kilometre Array, renewable energy initiatives, additional sources of technology delivery and others with lessons learned that contribute to our local body of project knowledge. To register, visit http://www.projectmanagement.org.za/events/event_details.asp?id=335025&group=

Are you interested in being involved as a sponsor / donor? Kindly contact [email protected].

Project Management South Africa (PMSA) is a Section 21 (not-for-gain) professional association representing the interests of project, programme and portfolio management practitioners in South Africa.  PMSA has a membership of over 1 500 project management practitioners at various career stages and has existed as an autonomous representative body for 15 years. PMSA sponsors regional and national conferences and other events on a regular basis.  For more information, visit www.projectmanagement.org.za or contact [email protected].