Kyalami, Cnr R55 &, Allandale Rd, Kyalami Estate, Midrand, 1684, South Africa

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Event Date Wed Oct 16 EEST - Thu Oct 17 EEST (about 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Wed Oct 16 10:00am - Thu Oct 17 10:00am
Location Kyalami
Cnr R55 &, Allandale Rd, Kyalami Estate, Midrand, 1684, South Africa
Region EMEA

Singularity University is a global learning and innovation community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and build a better future for all.

Our collaborative platform empowers individuals and organizations across the globe to learn, connect, and innovate breakthrough solutions using accelerating technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, and digital biology. We offer educational programs, courses, and summits; enterprise strategy, leadership, and innovation programs; programs to support and scale startups and promote social impact; and online news and content. The SU community includes entrepreneurs, corporations, global nonprofits, governments, investors, and academic institutions in more than 127 countries. With over 5,000 impact initiatives, our community is driving positive change in the areas of health, environment, security, education, energy, food, prosperity, water, space, disaster resilience, shelter, and governance.


2019 Speakers

Adam Pantanowitz
Financial Technologist

Adetayo Bamiduro
Co-founder and CEO,

Alix Rübsaam
PhD candidate, University of Amsterdam & ASCA

Amin Toufani
CEO, T Labs

Andres de Leon
COO, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

Anu Sing
Group Executive Business Intelligence, MTN

Arturo Elizondo
CEO, Clara Foods

Ashley Anthony
Member, SingularityU South Africa Faculty

Bas Verkaik
Founder, STORM spinoff SPIKE Technologies

Benjamin Rosman
Principal Researcher, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Carey Jooste
Head - Innovation and Culture, Development Bank of Southern Africa

Dr. David A. Bray
Executive Director, National Commission on R&D

Dr. Habib Frost
Trauma Team Leader, American College of Surgeons (ATLS)

Dr. Suzanne Gildert
Co-Founder, Sanctuary AI

Geci Karuri-Sebina
Council Member, Council Member

Kim Hulett
Qualified Chartered Accountant

Kris Østergaard
Co-founder and Chief Learning & Innovation Officer, SingularityU Nordic

Laila Pawlak
Co-founder & CEO, SingularityU Nordic

Mic Mann
Co-founder, Mann Made

Murendeni Mafumo
Water Scientist

Phathizwe Malinga
Managing Director, SqwidNet

Rachel Sibley
AR/VR Faculty, Singularity University

Ramez Naam
Computer Scientist

Sazini Mojapelo
Managing Principle responsible for Corporate Citizenship for Africa, Absa Group Limited

Shayne Mann
Co-founder & CEO, Mann Made

Sivan Ya’ari
Founder and CEO, Innovation : Africa

Stafford Masie
Computer Scientist

Tamara Pheiffer
AntiAging Art

Tanya Knowles
Business Manager, Adhara

Tilly Lockey
Hero Arms

Valter Adão
Chief Digital and Innovation Officer, Deloitte Africa

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Partners


• Deloitte

• Absa