Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, will welcome delegates to TOC Africa, being held in Durban on 5th and 6th December.
Other speakers at the first TOC to be held on the continent of Africa include Siyabonga Gama, CEO of Transnet Group; Thembikinosi Willies Mchunu, the President of KwaZulu-Natal provincial government (KZN); Sihle Zikalala, KZN's Minister for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs; Zandile Gumede, Mayor of eThekwini Metropolitan Authority; Frida Youssef, UNCTAD's Transport Section Chief; David Watts from the South African Association of Freight Forwarders; Mervin Chetty, General Manager, Transnet Group; Dumisani Ntuli, Policy and Legislation Bureau at the South African Department for Transport; Tim Vancampen, Managing Director of ICTSI, DR Congo; and Steve Cameron, Vice Chairman of the Business Council for Africa.
Transnet National Port Authority's Senior Operations Manager Lwandile Mbuza is also a speaker, as is Hariesh Manaadier, Editor of Shipping and Freight Resource, and John Fossey, Consulting Editor of WorldCargo News. The conference editor is Rachael White of TOC Events Worldwide.
The full list of speakers and the conference programme can be found at http://www.tocevents-africa.com/sessions