Driving digital transformation
through cloud technologies


Thursday 20 May 2021 | Online
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Date: 20 May 2021

Time: 10:00 (GMT+2)

Duration: 1.30 hour

How cloud technologies can transform the South African economy

In this digital era, organisations are constantly reinventing themselves in order to stay competitive in an age of digital disruption. Cloud technology enables organisations on their digital transformation journeys by empowering them to operate more efficiency and more profitably.

This session will explore how AWS cloud technologies have been and continue to aide organisations in Africa and abroad to embrace the power of leading technologies such as AI, ML, data analytics and IOT to enhance service delivery in the public sector and increase productivity.

Leading industry experts will delve into an in-depth discussion about how different cloud strategies have been employed by different industries and sectors to pioneer innovations and profitably drive enterprises into the "new normal".

Driving digital transformation through cloud technologies

Learn how cloud technology is enabling digital transformation in South Africa

Discover the innovations, global competitiveness, process enhancements and cost savings that cloud technology can present

Find out how cloud lays a concrete foundation for the implementation of innovation

Find out what AWS resources and support are available to equip and empower you, as a valued customer

Explore how cloud technology enhances security, business processes, procurement, workforce management and capacity building

Find out how to drive growth and innovation through cloud technology!

Register for your complimentary virtual seat today!



Introduction and Welcome

Aki Anastasiou, Technology influencer, Facilitator and Conference Host


AWS Enabling digital transformation through cloud technologies

Rashika Ramlal, Country Leader, AWS


Public Sector Keynote Address: The role of cloud technology in digitally transforming South Africa's public sector


Panel Discussion

Aki Anastasiou, Technology influencer, Facilitator and Conference Host

Tebogo Leshope, COO, Sentech

Ian Lester, Founder & Chief Executive, Beyond Wireless

Rashika Ramlal, Country Leader, AWS

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, Minister, Department of Communications and Digital Technologies



Aki Anastasiou, Technology influencer, Facilitator and Conference Host


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