"Thank you for the invitation. Great conference! Great networking! Well done!"
Anita Butler, Volvo SA (Pty) Ltd
"The Pre Conference workshop was very useful and assisted in my participation throughout the following days. Speakers were very knowledgeable and gave insight into issues we take for granted."
Robert Hall, Chris Hani District Municipality
"Diverse range of topics from diverse work environments. Well organised event and proposed staff a big plus."
MG Mvalo, CPUT
"Fiona Ally, Jan Munnik and Cora de Vries provided valuable information, guidance, etc. They were actual and solid, something HR is moving towards - not so much 'having fairing warm fuzzy HR' that is the basics. HR needs more business acumen."
Leanda Steyn, Columbus Stainless
"Lot of information in two days. Expert speakers."
I.S Loubser, African Reality Trust
"Topics and speakers extremely impressive. l’m usual a skeptic but am glad l flew up for this day. WELL DONE, GENERALLY. THANK YOU."
Lele Mehlomakulu, Allan Gray Limited
"Guest speakers were of high quality. Presenters were insightful. Enhanced and broadened one’s knowledge."
M.S Dhlamini, Electoral Commission
"The fact that there were different streams to attend – you could choose according to your need and interest. Great conference, thanks!"
Hilda Nienaber, Xstrata Alloys, Lydenburg Smelter
"Eye-opener, informative; practical, knowledgeable, expect presenters, wonderful venue, good lunch and snacks; EES-SIYAKHA – ‘You are the best'."
Phillip Jiyane, City Power
"Learnt a lot about EE. The presenters were well conversant with their subject."
Nosipho Kabeni, EQSTRA Fleet Management
"Excellent and appropriate content presented by well qualified and experienced presenters, in a manner most entertaining and thought provoking."
Conroy van der Westhuizen, Xstrata Alloys
"Great networking opportunities, good venue."
I. Brain, Gauteng Gambling Board
"Time properly managed; professional presentations."
Rassy Ntlemeza, GDE
"I liked the idea of streams, it gave one an option in terms of what one wanted to prioritise.It was not a ‘one fits all ‘ kind of a summit."
Felani Mohlongu, Denel
"Interesting with others facing the same problems and challenges we all are."
Olande Stols, DHL Supply Chain
"Gained new insights. Some ideas to ‘market' the subject to other management and staff."
G.M Nicholls, Dimension Data
"Sharing of lessons leaned by companies such as ABI."
Maki Ndlovu, Barloworld Equipment
"Sharing of experiences and knowing and realising that we were all in the same boat and struggling with the same issues."
Karen Hudson, Competition Commission of SA
"Comprehensive coverage of EE Transformation drivers and processes."
Charles Zindonga, Colgate Palmolive
"Helpful and informative. Presenters were very good. Educational and inspiring."
Neraksha Bhowani, Karbochem
"The variety of topics under discussion. The quality of discussion that ensued, as well of discussion that ensued, as well as the quality of speakers."
Linda Nxumalo, Fluor SA
"Well structured. Relevant speakers for critical discussion issues."
Mabo Phokanoka, Anglo Gold Ashanti
"A diverse view."
Basetsana Molobye, Consol Glass
"Learning more about transformation, EE, Diversity and Disability. Learning that there are challenge in all the above-mentioned topics and that we are not the only ones with challenges and that if we work together we can overcome those challenges."
"It helped me to rediscover my identity. It shook away the feeling of looking at myself as always the victim. I have realised that if change has to happen, it has to start from me."
Ntsikelelo Elliot Mgwangqa, Department of Correctional Services
"I have gained a lot from all the presentation, especially the Diversity and Transformation part/sessions."
Mpho Hloae, Department Of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
"Very informative and educational as well as bringing forth new dimensions in looking at EE."
Ronnie Nemaston, University of Pretoria
"I was able to get insight into how EE is driven in other organisations."
Rajen Moodley, University of Pretoria
"Learnt a lot. Networking it will help us in getting some advice."
MV Mashilwane, Vaal University of Technology
"It is not just about numbers – race, gender, disabilities, etc. but about the human element and making right going forward. Though it is acknowledged that numbers are important, they are not the end-all."
Vasistha Ebrahim, Vodacom
It was great exposure to me especially on the Disability topics."
Mokgadi Mabitsi, Vaal University of Technology
"Sharing and imparting of information."
A. Bonani, Correctional Services
"The conference was an eye-opener to me especially about diversity in the workplace. I gained a lot of exposure which I will exploit in my organisation."
Merriam Tkiala, Mintek
"All presenters knew the content well and they were able to explain with clarity when questions were raised. Very informative. I have gained a lot of insight about EE and I will be able to go back and implement what I have learnt.'
Vuyokazi Madwayi, NMMU
"Informative and valuable."
Heidi Bartis, Distell
"Great input from all speakers. I enjoyed the positive energy and input from Mike Beaumont. Well done Mike! This gives me “oomf” to carry on. New amendments were very helpful."
Andre Stuart, Exxaro Resources Ltd
"Very informative: practical knowledge imparted".
Glennis Kay, Child line Gauteng
"Understanding/being informed about the Amendments was really helpful. All the elements of the training was very positive and informative".
Mokgona Nyamane, Tiger brands
"Very practical. Clear articulation of EE and Diversity".
Lesiba Bodiba, Old Mutual
"John Dickerson was very good - entertaining. The booking/administration was exceptionally well managed".
Khumo Mphake, Sentula Mining
"The summit assisted me in locating organisational EE Process within the whole Transformation Strategy. It is now easier to integrate EE with HR processes".
Itumeleng Modise, Tlokwe City Council