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OUR GUEST/KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

DR ADRIANA MARAIS – QUANTUM PHYSICIST, HEAD OF INNOVATION AT SAP AFRICA,

ONE OF THE 100 MARS ONE PROJECT ASTRONAUT CANDIDATES

Dr Adriana Marais, theoretical physicist, Head of Innovation at SAP Africa and aspiring extra-terrestrial, believes that we are living at a unique point in the history of life on Earth. Developments in science and technology are taking place at an unprecedented rate, and the expansion of our society beyond this planet is within reach. In her presentation, she talks about her research in quantum biology and the origins of life, the technology required to sustain terrestrial life on Mars and the various projects aiming to send crewed missions there. She describes how the establishment, and potential discovery of evidence of, life on Mars, would be one of the most profound possible contributions of science to humanity

MR ALEX JOANNOU

Mr Alex Joannou – A Business focused IT leader with proven ability to delivery major business change programmes and significant operational improvements.  Experience across several sectors and all business functions have led to a deep understanding and motivation to apply appropriate technology to drive maximum commercial value.  Has considerable experience of delivering organisational capability improvements and has controlled significant operational and capital budgets.  Establishes trusting relationships across the business and builds the credibility required to influence strategic direction and investment decisions

MR CHRIS YELLAND

Mr Chris Yelland obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in electrical engineering from the University of Natal in 1976 and is the Founder and Managing Director at E E Publishers (Pty) Ltd, the publisher of EngineerIT, Energise, Vector and PositionIT magazines. Chris was the winner of the 2002 South African Bureau of Standards Media Award for “exceptional contribution to increasing the awareness of standardisation and related issues through the media” In 2003 he won a merit award in the Energy category of the 2003 Siemens Profile Awards “recognising journalistic contribution to excellence in the field of science and technology” In 2009 Chris won the South African National Energy Association (SANEA) Journalism Award “special efforts within the field of journalism to promote greater understanding of energy and its role in sustaining human endeavours”

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  • – Platinum (R50 000)
  • – Gold (R30 000)
  • – Silver (R20 0000)
  • – Standard Exhibitor (R10 000)

Contact:  Jane Collett, Marketing & Events,  MESA Africa  – marketing@mesa-africa.org / +27 (0) 82 528 1238