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For the inaugural event, nearly 500 IP entrepreneurs, investors, local government, media and other community participants are to join us for a morning where they can be a part of the conversations to make it all happen.
We extend an invitation to involve everyone on the day via live blogging on this website and Twitter - follow us via @SiliconCape and tag your tweets using #SiliconCape. All talks and interviews will also be filmed and placed online after the event.
07h30 – 08h00 Registration & breakfast served
08h00 – 08h15 Welcome, overview, introductions by MC, Matthew Buckland, Head of 20FourLabs
08h15 – 09h00 THE SHARED VISION for Silicon Cape by leading young Cape entrepreneurs, Justin Stanford (4Di Capital) and Vinny Lingham (Yola.com)
09h00 – 09h05 MC, Matthew Buckland, introduces the next speaker
09h05 – 09h35 THE CHALLENGES in the current South African landscape facing the realisation of the Silicon Cape dream, by Andrea Bohmert (Director & Co-Managing Partner of HP Ventures)
09h35 – 09h40 MC, Matthew Buckland, introduces the next speaker
09h40 – 10h10 THE FUTURE a possible SA-US model for the Silicon Cape presented by Laurence Olivier, South Africa- turned-American Venture Capitalist, with reference to the US – Israeli model
10h10 – 10h40 MC, Matthew Buckland introduces a Coffee break
10h40 – 10h45 MC, Matthew Buckland introduces the Entrepreneurial discussion panel
10h45 – 11h30 THE DIALOGUE: Entrepreneurial panel discussion moderated by, Llew Claasen
11h30 – 11h35 MC, Matthew Buckland introduces the Investor panel discussion
11h35 – 12h20 THE DIALOGUE: Investor panel discussion moderated by, Laurence Olivier
12h20 – 12h25 MC, Matthew Buckland, introduces Dr Mamphela Ramphele
12h25 – 12h40 The Chairperson of the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), Dr Mamphela Ramphele, relays her thoughts on how Silicon Cape resonates with the TIA vision
12h40 – 12h45 MC, Matthew Buckland, introduces Premier Helen Zille
12h45 – 13h15 The Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille, presents her summation, support and call to action
13h15 – 13h20 MC, Matthew Buckland introduces the Steering Committee voting procedure, closes and invites delegates to attend a networking lunch
13h20 – 14h00 Networking lunch & Media Interviews