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Entrepreneurship for the Common Good

From 23 – 26 September 2020, the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation will host over 1000 youth for its first ever Digital Jamboree. This virtual Festival of Ideas brings together our community through a range of interactive speaker sessions, masterclasses and community networking activities. DigiJam is a celebration of curiosity, bringing entrepreneurship to action and for the Common Good. It is a call to those who are entrepreneurially-minded to reflect on how we can bring about positive change in society through innovation, ensuring that entrepreneurship serves the greater good.

#DigiJam2020 #FestivalOfIdeas

2019

06

JUL

BREAKFAST

Venue: Clovers Green

2019

06

JUL

Registration for Day 2

Venue: OR Tambo

2019

06

JUL

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Venue: OR Tambo

The CEO of The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation to formally open and welcome all Programme Participants and guests to Jamboree 2019.

Speaker: Yogavelli Nambiar

2019

06

JUL

Context Setting

Venue: OR Tambo

To give background to Jamboree and provide insight into the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Entrepreneurial Pipeline.

Speaker: Zimkhitha Peter

Speaker: Caleb Dlamini

Speaker: Buhle Dhlamini

Speaker: Jalal Ghiassi-Razavi

Speaker: Sipho Pilime

2019

06

JUL

Key Note Address

Venue: OR Tambo

Ideas Can Change the World. Isaac will share his take on the South African Entrepreneurship landscape (in relations to the country’s economic outlook and poverty) and identify some of the major opportunities for youth to become high impact entrepreneurs. He will also share his personal entrepreneurial journey and how he has managed to make incremental changes in the world.

2019

06

JUL

Tea Break

2019

06

JUL

Convene in Main Room

Venue: OR Tambo

Preparation for Masterclass 1: Pitching Like a Pro

2019

06

JUL

MC Welcome & Admin

Venue: OR Tambo

To introduce themselves and highlight running of the day and emergency information.

Speaker: Nkgopoleng Moloi

Speaker: Foyinsola Ongurumbi

2019

06

JUL

Pitching like a pro

Venue: OR Tambo

To educate Programme Participants about what it takes to conduct a compelling pitch as well as to understand how pitches are evaluated and judged.

2019

06

JUL

Open Space Round 1

Venue: OR Tambo

Top 30 Candidate to Pitch their ideas – 1 Minute per pitch

2019

06

JUL

Lunch

Venue: Clovers Green

2019

06

JUL

Exhibition

Venue: Exhibition Center

The Exhibition space is a space where institutions, entrepreneurs, corporates and startups all come together to exhibit the work that they are doing to change the world. Praogramme participants will be able to interact and collaborate with the exhibitors and understand their offering in a deeper manner.

Speaker: Exhibitors

2019

06

JUL

Open Space Conversations

Venue: OR Tambo

Top 30 to host conversations to expand on their idea and get feedback from the community.

2019

06

JUL

Pitching & Incubation Sessions

Venue: Domestic: Cape Town

Please note that all this sessions are for all individuals that have pitched on the Online Pitching Platform. Your allocated session would have been communicated with you prior to the event.

Masterclass Session 1

2019

06

JUL

The Future of Work

Venue: Domestic: King Shaka

To introduce ideas around the 4IR and provoke critical thinking about the changes expected with regards to trends in science, technology and HR.

2019

06

JUL

Raising Capital in South Africa

Venue: International: Marco Polo

To discuss capital raising in South Africa, specifically for Entrepreneurs with ideas or startups. Particularly, what the different mechanisms for fundraising are across various stages of businesses, what different types of investors are looking for and lastly what the opportunity set and landscape look like in South Africa.

2019

06

JUL

Anzisha Prize

Venue: International: Heathrow

he Anzisha Prize was established in 2011 to celebrate young African entrepreneurs and has evolved into the Anzisha Program with goals of accelerating the youth entrepreneurial ecosystem in Africa.

Speaker: Melissa Mbazo

Speaker: Didi Onwu

2019

06

JUL

Tea Break

Masterclass Session 2

2019

06

JUL

Navigating Career Progression

Venue: Domestic: King Shaka

To understand the entrepreneurial journey from a context closest to home, from the perspectives of Scholars, Candidate Fellows and Fellows who are currently on the journey.

Speaker: Mtha Nazo

2019

06

JUL

Design Thinking

Venue: International: Marco Polo

To understand the design thinking proccess and how the methodology can be applied in real life instances.

2019

06

JUL

Value Based Leadership

Venue: International: Heathrow

To discuss ethics and values-based leadership, and how these principles playout and can be effectively applied in an entrepreneurial environment and within the wider ecosystem.

Masterclass Session 3

2019

06

JUL

Unexpected Turn of Events

Venue: Domestic: King Shaka

This session is an opportunity to change the narrative around failure, by sharing failure stories. This is an attempt to begin to remove the fear and stigma around failure and communicate that failure is a necessary step to success in entrepreneurship. We would like to create a culture of celebrating failures as it means the person was brave enough to take the risk in perusing the idea.

2019

06

JUL

Design Thinking

Venue: International: Marco Polo

To understand the design thinking proccess and how the methodology can be applied in real life instances.

2019

06

JUL

Value Based Leadership

Venue: International: Heathrow

To discuss ethics and values-based leadership, and how these principles playout and can be effectively applied in an entrepreneurial environment and within the wider ecosystem.

2019

06

JUL

Convene in Main Room

Venue: OR Tambo

2019

06

JUL

Investment Session

Venue: OR Tambo

To introduce investment education for all the participants. An introduction to the Investment Challenge.

2019

06

JUL

Investment Challenge & Voting

Venue: OR Tambo

A overview of the voting system proccess. Rules, regulations and the prizes up for grabs.

Speaker: Kyle Dodds

2019

06

JUL

Live Performance

Venue: OR Tambo

2019

06

JUL

Final 15 Announced

Venue: OR Tambo

2019

06

JUL

Dinner

Venue: Dinner Venue

2019

06

JUL

Open Mic

Venue: Dinner Venue

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Entrepreneurship for the Common Good

From 23 – 26 September 2020, the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation will host over 1000 youth for its first ever Digital Jamboree. This virtual Festival of Ideas brings together our community through a range of interactive speaker sessions, masterclasses and community networking activities. DigiJam is a celebration of curiosity, bringing entrepreneurship to action and for the Common Good. It is a call to those who are entrepreneurially-minded to reflect on how we can bring about positive change in society through innovation, ensuring that entrepreneurship serves the greater good.

#DigiJam2020 #FestivalOfIdeas

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2019

07

JUL

Breakfast and Administration

Venue: Clovers Green

2019

07

JUL

Exhibition Open

Venue: Exhibition Center

The Exhibition space is a space where institutions, entrepreneurs, corporates and startups all come together to exhibit the work that they are doing to change the world. Programme participants will be able to interact and collaborate with the exhibitors and understand their offering in a deeper manner.

2019

07

JUL

Association Breakfast

Venue: Oak Chamber

Please note that this is an event for graduated Fellows exclusively. The event will focus on community building and collaboration within The Association.

Speaker: John Sanei

2019

07

JUL

Entrepreneurship Intervarsity Gauteng Regionals brought to you by DHET, USAF, EDHE, TIA, AGOF, SABf & SEDA

Venue: OR Tambo

This is an initiative of Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE) in partnership with the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation and the SAB Foundation, with the aim of promoting entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship development in higher education.

2019

07

JUL

Lion's Den

Venue: Domestic: King Shaka

To celebrate beneficiaries who have built and sustained start up businesses. They will get an opportunity to have their business model’s thoroughly critiqued by industry experts and investors. The investors can invest their time and mentorship to start-up businesses that appeal to them.

2019

07

JUL

External Evaluation focus groups

Venue: International: Heathrow

This is for a select sample group of Scholars, the Scholarship Director will communicate the names at the event.

2019

07

JUL

Social Impact Masterclass

Venue: International: Marco Polo

Letsema Group will aim to provide insight around the role that businesses can play in changing the world

Speaker: Tafadzwa Mudyiwa.

2019

07

JUL

PINC ROOM

Venue: Domestic: Cape Town

2019

07

JUL

Association & Scholarship Meet up

Venue: Oak Chamber

Scholars are to be matched with Association memebers to have a check in and coaching session about their future plans to change the world.

2019

07

JUL

Tea & reconvene in Main plenary (DJ set)

Venue: Main plenary

2019

07

JUL

Road Less Travelled

Venue: King Shaka

To celebrate Fellows who have taken the “road less travelled” and gain insight into the reality of entrepreneurship

Speaker: Esethu Cenga

Speaker: Dineo Lioma

2019

07

JUL

Final 15 Pitches

Venue: OR Tambo

3 minutes per Pitch with 2 minutes of questions – walking time included

Speaker: Nirojan Poovendran

2019

07

JUL

Lunch

Venue: Clovers Green

2019

07

JUL

Prize Giving & Final Announcements

Venue: OR Tambo

Speaker: Yogavelli Nambiar

2019

07

JUL

Departure

Speaker: Main Plenary

DigiMap

Our first ever Digital Jamboree is a unique, virtual Festival of Ideas and we’ve created a DigiMap to help you navigate through the DigiJam experience. Use it to get excited, to sign up for different activities, to stay informed and to get you to where you need to go.

 

See you online!

2020 National Jamboree Programme Agenda

Wednesday 23 September

12h00 - 12h05
Welcome to DigiJam Day 1
12h05 - 14h00
Exhibition Opens
16h00 - 16h30
Official Welcome from the CEO, Yogavelli Nambiar
16h30 - 17h15
Masterclass Stream 1: Innovations for Emerging Economies
17h15 - 18h00
Ideas Market | Open Space: Live
18h00 - 19h10
Dialogue Session: The Common Good
19h10 - 19h45
Keynote Speaker: Vusi Thembekwayo
19h45 - 20h00
Close of DigiJam Day 1

Thursday 24 September

10h00 - 10h10
Welcome to DigiJam Day 2
10h10 - 10h45
Keynote: Ethical Leadership for the Common Good
10h45 - 11h20
Leaving a Legacy: Tribute to Mr Gray
11h20 - 13h45
Heritage Day Concert
13h45 -13h50
Close of DigiJam Day 2

Friday 25 September

09h00 - 09h05
Welcome to DigiJam Day 3
09h05 - 09h10
10 Year Video
09h10 - 09h40
Wellness Segment
09h40 - 10h30
Leading in an Unknown Future
12h15 - 16h30
Replays of sessions from Day 1 and 2
15h00 - 17h00
Exhibition Opens
16h00 - 16h25
Keynote: Adrian Gore
16h25 - 17h10
Hackathon Pitches
17h10 - 17h35
Movement Lab
17h35 - 18h25
Masterclass Stream 2: AGOF Community Leads
18h25 - 19h00
AGEC Gaming Segment
19h00 - 20h20
Pitching Competition: Lion's Den Top 10
20h20 - 20h30
Close of DigiJam Day 3

Saturday 26 September

09h00 - 09h30
Welcome to DigiJam Day 4
09h30 - 10h00
Keynote
10h00 - 10h45
Masterclass Stream 3: Future Focus
10h50 – 11h55
Mentorship Speed Networking: Kyle Bailey and Bonang Mohale
11h55 - 12h10
Movement Lab
12h10 - 13h45
Pitching Competition: Ideation Top 15
13h45 - 14h30
Close of DigiJam

Get to know your speakers

DigiJam is the first time that the entire ecosystem will come together to honour Mr Allan Gray’s legacy. Our overarching theme, Entrepreneurship for the Common Good, will be interpreted by our speakers during the event. It’s going to be jam-packed.
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