Purpose of the Conference


The purpose of the conference is to bring together stakeholders to share information/knowledge and discuss career management as a strategy to improve collaboration between the public and private sector to increase employability of the youth and thereby sustaining livelihoods.

Towards this end, the conference will additionally promote collaborative engagement between stakeholders to leverage resources and opportunities.​​​​​​​

In line with the recommendations from the 2018 conference, the 2020 conference will focus on employability, integrating career services into curricula and careers in a now changed and continually changing world.

  • Dr BE Nzimande

    Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation

  • Dr Mary McMahon

    Honorary Senior Lecturer – Education, University of Queensland, Australia

  • Dr Gideon Arulmani

    Director of The Promise Foundation and international consultant for the World Bank, UNICEF and the Asian Development Bank

  • Mr Wayne Adams


  • Adv Mtho Xulu

    South Africa Chamber of Commerce and Industry President

  • Mr Thembinkosi Josopu

    President, South Africa Youth Council

  • Mr Steve Carver

    Founder and Chairman of the Win Win Group

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