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Disruptive technologies

How are advances shaking up the industry?


Disruptive technologies have shaken up and completely changed certain industries. At this forum we introduce you to some of the technologies and the people who make them; robotics, dronse, custom controllers & hardware, alt reality AR/VR/MR.

  • Stephen Gray - founder of the Makerspace in Durban
  • Rick Treweek - founder of Alt Reality
  • Jarryd Bekker & Daniel De Kok - Mechatronics engineers from special projects studio, Bear Season
Demo Stations
  • Bear season - custom controllers & hardware
  • Alt Reality AR/VR/MR
  • Binary Space - robotics
  • Node 1 - inventors
  • Omni Present - Drones
Additional Info

Registration: 17:30-18:00

Start: 18:00

End 19:30

Fee: R 260

Cocktails served after the event

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    Until June 2020 Prof Kleyn was Dean of the University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), a position she held for five years. In addition to her executive management responsibilities at GIBS, Prof Kleyn is a researcher and teacher in the areas of Corporate Branding and Reputation Management. She is also an active strategic facilitator and enjoys moderating public events.

    Prof Kleyn a former President of the Board of the South African Business Schools Association (SABSA), Chair of the Accreditation Committee of the Association of African Business Schools (AABS), the African representative on the CEEMAN board and a member of the global EYQ Fellows Program and a member of the Advisory Boards of the Gordon Institute of Business Science and MIB Trieste School of Management.


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