INVITATION: WomeninTechZA at MMI – Pretoria chapter monthly meetup

INVITATION
 
Women in Tech Pretoria is holding its monthly meet-up at MMI Holdings on Thursday, 25 October at 5-30pm.
 
Format: Panel discussion
Moderator: Thato Morobane, Digital Channel manager, Momentum Retail IT
Topic: Tech industry 4.0
Discussion points:
What technology will dominate in the 4th Industrial Era and why?
What skills are needed and why?
What are the hot jobs of the future?
How can South Africa take advantage of the 4th IR?
 
Four panelists will be announced shortly with a 5th seat on the panel reserved as a ‘wild card’ seat – if you want to ask a question you have to take the wild card seat and you must remain there until someone else asks a question.
 
Wine and snacks will be served before and after the formalities.
 
Men and women welcome! Queries can be sent to samantha.perry@gmail.com
 
Date: 25 October
Time: 5-30pm, for a 6pm start
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About Samantha

Samantha Perry is the JHB Agency Lead for Irvine Partners, an integrated public relations and marketing agency. She previously worked as a freelance journalist, and has over 20 years' of experience writing for a range of media - print and online - mainly in the ICT sector. She has written for Brainstorm magazine, Mail & Guardian, several niche B2B titles and several corporate clients. She also has a Masters degree in ICT Policy & Regulation, and serves on the IAB SA Marketing Council as the PR rep. She has worked as an independent telecoms researcher for some of the analyst houses in that field and was regularly called upon to comment on telecoms issues in the press. Nowadays she can be found commenting on women in tech issues in the press and speaking at conferences on the subject and the issues women in the sector face.