The 40th Annual Southern African Transport Conference 2022

Incorporating the 3rd Regional Seminar on Weigh-In-Motion

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  • programme & speakers

 

  • 40th ANNUAL SOUTHERN AFRICAN TRANSPORT CONFERENCE SATC 2022
  • provisional programme

 

  • We are excited to share the programme for the Southern African Transport Conference and Exhibition.
  • The event will run from 4 to 7 July 2022.
  • On-line registrations are open.
  • Each day’s proceedings will officially start at 08h30 and end at 17h00.
  • The exhibition booths may be visited at any time during the day and will be open from 08h30 to 17h00 each day.

 

  • OPENING ADDRESS:

Hon. Fikile April Mbalula

MINISTER OF TRANSPORT

 

Information will be available soon.

plenary Speakers:

MONDAY 4 July:

Mr Mikel Mabasa

National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA)

 

Mr Mikel Mabasa is a Transport Economist by training and currently serves as a Council Member of the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers [OICA]. He is also the Chairman of the Automotive Industry Exports Council and a non-executive director at the South African United Business Confederation. As an aviation enthusiast, Mikel previously chaired the Air Services Licensing Council, a regulatory body under the Department of Transport that regulates access to the domestic air services market based on airlines’ ability to operate safe, secure and reliable air services. He also served as the Chairman of the Board of Air Traffic Navigation Service [ATNS] and was a member of the International Air Services Council.

 

Mikel has an extensive private sector exposure and has held various executive management and advisory roles at blue chip companies such as The Heineken Company; Diageo; Rio Tinto; Adcock Ingram; and Japan Tobacco International. He also served as a non-executive director of numerous bodies such as the Industry Association for Responsible Alcohol Use, the Tobacco Institute of South Africa, and the Vusi Mahlasela Music Development Foundation. He also has extensive track record of success in Government policy formulation having worked in senior Government roles as Spokespeson in the Ministry of Transport and served as a Director in the Gauteng Provincial Government.

 

Before joining naamsa as its Chief Executive Officer, Mikel was CEO at Godisang Thabazimbi Community Development Trust (a Kumba - Sishen Iron Ore - community development initiative).

TUESDAY 5 July:

Prof Dr George Giannopoulos

UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI – GREECE

 

Prof. George A. Giannopoulos is a transportation planner, professor emeritus of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, and correspondent member of the Academy of Athens. He is the immediate past director of the Hellenic Institute of Transport - the National Transport research Organisation of Greece - which he founded and chaired for 16 years. He is also, Advisory Professor at the Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU), member of the Energy Steering panel of the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC) and member of the US/TRB Research Innovation Implementation Committee.

 

During his career, Prof. Giannopoulos worked extensively with the EU, chairing or participating in working groups or Committees in several DGs (primarily DG MOVE and DG RTD). Most notably he has been associated for 12 years - 7 of which as its chair - with the Transport Advisory Group, the high level advisory body on Transport Research Programming of DG RTD.

 

He is the author of 16 books, 4 of which in English, and of more than 250 papers. His two most recent books in English are: “Publicly funded Transport research in the P.R. China, Japan and Korea”, published by Springer (2018), and “The accelerating Transport Innovation revolution: A global case study based analysis of current trends and experience”, published by Elsevier (2019). He has received several distinctions and awards for his work and achievements.

WEDNESDAY 6 July:

To be confirmed

 

Information will be available soon.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER – WOMEN IN TRANSPORT

 

THURSDAY 7 July:

Hon. Lydia Sindisiwe Chikunga

DEPUTY MINISTER OF TRANSPORT

 

Information will be available soon.

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Conference Secretariat - Jacqui Oosthuyzen

Mobile: +27 (0) 83 324 9622 | Fax: +27 (0) 86 293 7432 | Email: satc.conference@gmail.com

 

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The 40th Annual Southern African Transport Conference 2022

The 40th Annual Southern African Transport Conference 2022

Conference Secretariat - Jacqui Oosthuyzen

Mobile: +27 (0) 83 324 9622 | Fax: +27 (0) 86 293 7432 | Email: satc.conference@gmail.com

 

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