Business Process Automation – AI in Business Conference 2020, 29 & 30 October at Sandton Convention Centre in Sandton

Networking opportunities:

  • Gain insights from expert speakers.
  • Discuss pressing issues with your industry peers.
  • Enhance your knowledge by speaking to leading experts in the BPM and automation space.

Learn from industry experts:

  • Learn about global trends in BPM and how it is evolving.
  • What is your intelligent automation appetites? Find out.
  • Discover the benefits of RPA and its business applications.

Get the AI insights you need to drive results in your business.

As AI industrializes beyond research, production quality implementation becomes increasingly important. Business leaders now deploy AI models at scale, and software applications with inference capabilities are accelerating at an unprecedented rate. Find out how early adopters are gaining an edge–at the expense of slower moving competitors–at the this conference

It’s a rare opportunity to bypass the hype and discover how emerging developments can be applied into practical and profitable AI you can implement in your business today. Don’t miss it.

  • Business automation
  • Business Process Management
  • Digital
  • Systems automation
  • Data Science
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Analytics
  • Finance
  • Technical
  • Process engineering
  • Process management
  • Business optimisation
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Automation
  • Robotic process automation (RPA)
  • Business analytics
  • Strategy
  • Operations
  • Procurement
  • Business advisory
  • Data strategy
  • IT/technology
  • Transformation
  • Digital innovation
  • Automation services
  • Solution architecture
  • Process Excellence
  • Information Technology
  • Automation
  • AI

Day 1 (29 October 2020)- BPM Focussed

  • Session 1. 08:00- 08:45 The Practical Guide To High-Quality Business Process Models
  • Session 2. 08:45-09:30 Robotics in Context – Finding the Right Tool to Solve the Right Process Problem
  • Session 3: 09:45-10:30 Business Architecture vs Business Process Management: “Two Sides of the Same Coin?”
  • Session 4: 10:30- 11:15 Fit for Purpose – a Process View of Organisational Fitness
  • Session 5. 11:15-12:00. The Four Stages of Process Excellence
  • Session 6. 12:45-13:30 Business Transformations: Streamlining Strategy, BPM and EA, a Practical Challenge
  • Session 7. 13:30-14:15 It’s Time for AI-Assisted Business Process Improvement
  • Session 8: 14:15-15:00 Value Modelling for More Successful Process Change
  • Session 9: 15:00- 15:45 Developing the Customer Driven Organisation
  • Session 10. 15:45-16:30. How BPM is evolving towards more comprehensive digital automation

Day 2 (30 October 2020)- AI in Business Focussed

  • Session 1. 08:00- 08-45. Tracing the AI journey from conceptualisation to implementation
  • Session 2. 08:45-09:30 Understanding consumer sentiment data at scale, why AI needs human intelligence
  • Session 3. 09:30-10:15 Seeing eye to AI: creating an organisational structure that drives collaboration
  • Session 4. 10:30-11:15 Delivering the perfect AI-driven experience: understanding what’s possible today and tomorrow
  • Session 5.  11:15-12:00 Understanding and managing the risks of biased AI
  • Session 6. 12:45-13:30 Building an AI-Powered Organization
  • Session 7. 13:30- 14:15 Algorithms, accountability and explainability: who is responsible for AI?
  • Session 8. 14:15-15:00 AI in data security: threats and opportunities
  • Session 9. 15:00-15:45 Mankind Versus The Machines – The War For Jobs?
  • Brian Lewkowicz: Partner – Intelligent Automation Africa Lead| Africa, India and Middle East (AIM) at Ernst & Young Advisory Services (Pty) Ltd
  • Melanie Malherbe, Head of Global Partnerships at BrandsEye
  • Yudhvir Seetharam, Ph.D, FIFM: Head of Analytics, Insights and Research, FNB South Africa
  • Darryl Marcus: CEO at SmartMessaging.AI
  • Rudeon Snell: Director: Intelligent Enterprise Solutions at SAP
  • Johan Steyn: Artificial Intelligence enthusiast at IQBusiness. Conference speaker, author. Software Quality Engineering professional.
  • Deon Louw: CSM® | Senior Associate | Cognitive & Intelligent Automation at PwC South Africa
  • Nick Truran: AgileIT CEO
  • Paul Morgan, Business Unit Lead for Data, Analytics and AI at Altron Karabina


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