Independent Professional Body Forum
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When: Monday, 27th June 2016
14h00 to 16h00
Where: Institute of Risk Management South Africa
Block A, Grayston Ridge Office Park
144 Katherine Street
Sandton, Gauteng  2196
South Africa
Contact: Angela Cherrington
011 430 9900

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Dear Professional Body Colleagues,


Please join us at our next Independent Professional Body Forum meeting scheduled as follows:




14h00 - 14h15

Opening and welcome - Angela Cherrington


14h15 - 15h00    

Reputational Risk and Social Media

Introduction:  Gillian le Cordeur, IRMSA

Speaker:  Lizzie Harrison


Lizzie Harrison was born in England. She studied medicine at Cambridge University for 6 years, graduated in 2010 and worked for 2 years in Cambridge, specialising in Paediatrics. Lizzie married a  South African and never left!. Emma Sadleir, well known Social Media lawyer and Lizzie decided to pair up, and see where it took them. They work very closely on all the social media issues currently facing South Africa and they are currently writing a new book together. 


15h00 - 15h15    

Address by Office of the Kzn Premier to Gauteng Professional Bodies

In 2014 the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Provincial Government established the KZN Human Resource Development Council (HRDC). In 2015 the Province re-launched the KZN Provincial Skills Development Forum (PSDF).


The KZN HRDC is a high level advisory structure task with responsibility to drive research in HRD within KZN Province is chaired by the Premier and have representatives from various stakeholders groups, namely: Government, Business, Labour, Education and Training Institutions, economic sector organisations and Professional Bodies.  The KZN PSDF is a multi-stakeholder forum established designed for representatives from various organisations to facilitate sharing of information and coordinate integration in the implementation of skills development in the Province.  Subsequently, the PSDF has resolved to establish a Sub-Forum of Professional Bodies in KZN. In the process of implementing this resolution it transpired that a few professional bodies have offices in KZN, as a result the have requested an opportunity to meet the professional bodies in JHB/Pretoria where most of these organisations are based and start an open engagement.



Closure and networking