Economic Outlook 2017: updates & mid-year review

It is time for an update and mid-year review on Economic Outlook for South Africa. ​Attend this not-to-be-missed event where you will gain exclusive insights from business leaders, political analysts, economists, strategists, game-changers and experts.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Prof Adrian Saville, Founder & CIO, Cannon Asset Managers & Professor in Economics & Competitive Strategy, GIBS
  • Gina Schoeman, South Africa Economist & Director, Citibank
  • Prince Mashele, Executive Director, Centre for Politics & Research
  • Ranjeni Munusamy, Political Journalist & Associate Editor, Daily Maverick
  • Dr Nathabiseng Legoete, Founder, Quali Health
  • Peter Mountford, Group CEO, Supergroup
  • Ian Lourens, CEO, OneLogix Group
  • Justin Spratt, Head of Business, Sub-Saharan Africa, Uber
  • Anish Shivdasani, Founder & CEO, Giraffe
  • Evans Munyuki, Chief Digital & Information Officer, MyBucks
  • Abraham Cambridge, Founder & CEO, The Sun Exchange
  • Ivor Chipkin, Founder and Executive Director, Public Affairs Research Institute (PARI) and Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Wits University
  • Marius Oosthuizen, GIBS Faculty

There will also be a guest appearance by Watershed frontman & song writer Craig Hinds.

Click here for agenda >> Economic Outlook 2017 updates and midyear review.pdf

Discussion includes:

  • Economic updates and impact on growth and investment
  • SA political trends, instability and risks: Past, present and what is coming
  • Business success stories and game changers thriving in today's economic climate
  • Betrayal of the promise: How South Africa is being stolen
  • Future of business - applying strategic foresight in a complex and uncertatin business environment

Seats available

​There are very limited seats available. Please book early to secure your seat.


GIBS campus, 26 Melville Road, Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg

Date and times

5 July 2017 from 8.20 am to 4.00 pm

Registration starts at 7.30 am

Fee and cancellation penalty

Fee of R4600/p includes conference materials, lunch and refreshments.

Payment of R4600/p must be received latest 2 weeks prior to start of conference to secure seat. Please adhere to cancellation policy outlined below.

Online booking

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