12 April 2023
DIPLOMATIC COMMUNITY IST-AFRICA 2023 CONFERENCE BRIEFING
The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), through the SDCfA initiative, arranged a special online briefing on 11 April 2023 for the Diplomatic Community about South Africa’s hosting of IST-Africa 2023 Conference.
The well-attended briefing provided the diplomatic community and their multinational companies in South Africa with the IST-Africa 2023 Conference details to maximise their prospective participation.
Daan du Toit, Deputy Director-General – International Cooperation and Resources (DSI), set the scene: “As a global community, we will only be able to unleash the full potential of information society technologies to make a difference in our world through dialogue, partnership and close cooperation.”
Toto Matshediso, Director: Global Projects, DSI, provided an overview of the upcoming Conference and the host city.
Prof. Paul Cunningham and Ms Miriam Cunningham of the International Information Management Corporation (IIMC), provided detailed information about the IST-Africa Conference Advance Programme.
IST-AFRICA 2023 CONFERENCE
31 May 2023 – 2 June 2023, CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa
The IST-Africa Conference brings together senior representatives from leading public, private, education and research organisations. The Conference will provide a collegiate setting for presentations and discussions of national and regional developments, issues of concern and good practice models, and networking with peers. Visit the IST-Africa Conference website