Adrian Schofield

Adrian Schofield

Vice Chairman (Standards & Accreditation) of IP3

Biography

Adrian began his career in the petroleum industry, followed by some years in casino administration.  He spent 25 years in various executive and consulting roles in the South African ICT sector prior to joining the JCSE at Wits in 2008 as Manager: Applied Research Unit. In 2018, he was appointed Production/Programme Consultant at IITPSA (Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa).

He has lectured about the Management of Technology and Systems Thinking and is a regular commentator in the trade media.  Adrian has spent more than 30 years promoting standards and growth in the ICT sector.  He received the 2012 Distinguished Service in ICT Award from Computer Society South Africa (now IITPSA).  In 2015, he was appointed as a Councillor for the B-BBEE ICT Sector Council, where he became Acting CEO in 2019.

He currently serves as Vice Chairman (Standards & Accreditation) of IP3 (the International Professional Practice Partnership at the International Federation for Information Processing).

He is a Fellow and Professional Member of IITPSA.

Presenting on Day 2

Welcome & Opening Address

09:00 AM

Conversational AI for the Financial Services industry

by Antoine Paillusseau

09:15 AM

Tea Break

10:00 AM

Using cybersecurity to address the seven deadly business sins

by Craig Rosewarne

10:30 PM

‘Digital Thinking’ is Redefining Normal – and We Really Need to Care!

by Max Blecher

11:15 AM

Lunch

12:00 PM

Findings from KnowBe4 Africa’s Cyber Security Awareness Report – and what we can do about this now

by Anna Collard

13:00 PM

AI/ML in Cyber Security: Applications and Common Misconceptions

by Ion Todd

13:45 PM

Tea Break

14:30 PM

The Profession Goes Digital Like all others – So What?

by Ziyanda Masiza

15:00 PM

Lucky Draws, Social Media Prizes & Closing Remarks

15:45 PM

Welcome & Opening Address

09:00 AM

Old wine, new bottles

by Adrian Schofield

09:15 AM

Tea Break

10:00 AM

The Future of Digital Transformation Governance Using COBIT

by Tichaona Zororo

10:30 AM

Digital Transformation Panel Discussion

by Winston Hayden (Moderator) Panellists: Prof. Josef Langerman, David Mazula, Carolynn Chalmers, Anton Bouwer

11:15 PM

Lunch

12:00 PM

Managing risks while going digital to improve service delivery – a local government case study

by Graeme Huddy

13:00 PM

Back to the Future: A case study in digital transformation, merging design thinking with IT governance

by Shanil Batohi

13:45 PM

Tea Break

14:30 PM

Business Engagement

by Gary Hardy

15:00 PM

Lucky Draws, Social Media Prizes & Closing Remarks

15:45 PM
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