Friday, May 20 2022

After a mix of online and hybrid events, the Public Sector ICT Forum (PSICT) will officially return with its first all-physical event in over two years on Wednesday 4 May.

The next PSICT forum will take place at the Country Club of Woodmead. It will be held under the theme: “Creating a culture of innovation and collaboration in the public sector”.

This Johannesburg chapter of the PSICT Forum will feature a 90-minute discussion session in the morning. It will be followed by an afternoon of golf, as well as a networking dinner and an awards ceremony in the evening, say the organizers of the event.

“This event will be a day of networking and brainstorming on how the public sector in South Africa can embrace digital technologies to improve service delivery, encourage collaboration to make better use of public resources and open channels of communication so that the platforms of citizen engagement dialogue and citizen participation.

Initiated in September 2016, the PSICT Forum is organized by ITWeb Brainstorm, with the Telkom subsidiary BCX as the new main sponsor.

The forum is a platform for public sector ICT decision makers to come together, engage and discuss topics critical to innovation in service delivery.

Additionally, it offers ICT leaders the opportunity to detail how they are digitally reinventing their organizations to stay ahead of digital transformation, and the role of the private sector, civil society, public sector and SMEs. in promoting digital inclusion and economic growth.

The in-person event will include a keynote address by Arthur Madonsela, CIO of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.

Other speakers include Dr. Sibongiseni Thotsejane, Commissioner of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and Sinamava Hina-Mvoko, Senior Executive for the Public Sector at BCX.

The co-chairs of the PSICT Forum −Mothibi Ramusi, CIO of the National Lotteries Commission, and Mthoko Mncwabe, CIO of Airports Company South Africa − will deliver the welcome address.

To register for the next episode of the PSICT Forum, click here.

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