Schedule

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24 Hour | 12 Hour

Wednesday, 14 October

Attire: Business casual, traditional cultural attire encouraged

Time Activity Building Level Location platform
12:00 – 20:30

Event Registration

All attendees are asked to please check in at registration before attending their first activity to pick up event credentials that are required for entry to all sessions and activities.

Sandton Convention Center 1 Main Foyer
16:00 – 18:00

World Cultural Experience

All attendees are invited to experience the diverse cultures within our network as the students from each Enactus country display their native traditions and customs.

Sandton Convention Center -2 Exhibition 2 Special Activity
18:30 – 20:00
Broadcast Live

Opening Ceremony

All attendees are invited to join in the excitement of the official opening to World Cup 2015 which will offer a unique view of South Africa, a Parade of Nations featuring each of the participating countries and a live drawing of time slots for the next day’s competition.

Sandton Convention Center 5 Pavilion Plenary Session

Thursday, 15 October

Attire: Business professional attire required for entry to all activities

Time Activity Building Level Location platform
07:00 – 18:30

Event Registration

All attendees are asked to please check in at registration before attending their first activity to pick up event credentials that are required for entry to all sessions and activities.

Sandton Convention Center 0 Main Foyer
08:00 – 09:00

Opening Round Judge Orientation

Individuals registered to serve as an Opening Round Judge must attend this orientation.

Sandton Convention Center 0 Exhibition 1 Competition Preparation
09:00 – 16:00

Innovation Stations

All attendees are invited to visit areas throughout the venue hosted by our event sponsors where you can learn more about the culture of these companies and experience the innovative approaches they are taking to solve real world problems through entrepreneurial action.

Sandton Convention Center 0 Exhibition 1 Special Activity
09:15 – 12:15

Opening Round of Competition

Hear from the best of the best university students as the National Champion teams from each country present the results of the ideas they turned into action through their community empowerment projects, which are evaluated by business executives serving as judges. The teams will be divided among 8 leagues, with 2 teams from each league advancing to the Semi-Final round of competition. Limited seating is available in each league for attendees to observe the Opening Round of competition.

Sandton Convention Center 2 & 4
  • Ballroom 2
  • Ballroom 3
  • Ballroom 4
  • Boardroom 1
  • Boardroom 6
  • Gallagher
  • Committee Room 4 (4)
  • Committee Room 5 (4)
Competition
12:30 – 14:00

Networking Luncheon

Judges, business observers, country staff and their personal guests who registered in advance are invited to this luncheon.

Sandton Convention Center 0 Exhibition 1 Networking Activity
14:30 – 16:00

Top to Future-Top Sessions

All attending students are encouraged to participate in these interactive sessions led by World Cup Host Country Sponsors where you will have an opportunity for learning and discussion about important global issues.

Sandton Convention Center 2 & 4
  • Ballroom 2
  • Ballroom 3
  • Ballroom 4
  • Boardroom 1
  • Boardroom 6
  • Gallagher
  • Committee Room 4 (4)
  • Committee Room 5 (4)
Interactive Session
14:30 – 16:00

Faculty Advisor Best Practice Session

Enactus faculty advisors are invited to learn, collaborate and share best practices during this interactive session.

Sandton Convention Center 2 Ballroom 1 Interactive Session
16:30 – 19:00
Broadcast Live

Action Leaders Forum & Opening Round Awards Ceremony

All event attendees are invited to this session that will open with each of the 36 competing teams being recognized during the Parade of Champions. Following the parade the session will continue with a special forum where a panel of top executives will discuss how together we can take action to address business and social issues around the world.

Topic: Food, Water & Energy Security

Emcee: Lord Dr. Michael Hastings, Global Head of Citizenship, African Union Commission

Panelists: Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson, African Union Commission

Tom Gorman, Chief Executive Officer, Brambles Limited
Obeid Binzagr, President, Grupo Saudibras
Ignacio Gavilan, Sustainability Director, The Consumer Goods Forum
Liz Kobilski, Chief Executive Officer, Rich Products Corporation Africa

Following the panel discussion Opening Round of Competition awards will be presented as the 16 teams advancing to the Semi-Final Round of competition are announced and the session will conclude with a live drawing of the leagues and time slots for the Semi-Final Round is conducted.

Sandton Convention Center 5 Pavilion Plenary Session
19:00 – 20:00

Executive Reception

Hosted by: KPMG
This invitation-only reception provides an opportunity for networking and engagement.

Sandton Convention Center 4 Committee Foyer Networking Activity
20:00 – 22:00

Executive Dinner

Hosted by: KPMG
This invitation-only dinner provides an opportunity for networking and engagement.

Sandton Convention Center 0 Exhibition 1 Networking Activity

Friday, 16 October

Attire: Business professional attire required for entry to all activities

Time Activity Building Level Location platform
07:00 – 18:30

Event Registration

All attendees are asked to please check in at registration before attending their first activity to pick up event credentials that are required for entry to all sessions and activities.

Sandton Convention Center 0 Main Foyer
07:45 – 08:45

Semi-Final Round Judge Orientation

Individuals registered to serve as a Semi-Final Round Judge must attend this orientation.

Sandton Convention Center 0 Exhibition 1 Competition Preparation
09:00 – 11:30

Semi-Final Round of Competition

In this round of competition the top 16 teams will be divided among four leagues. The teams will present the results of their community empowerment projects to a panel of executives serving as judges. One team from each league will advance to the prestigious Final Round of competition. Limited seating is available in each league for attendees to observe the Semi-Final Round of competition.

Sandton Convention Center 2
  • Gallagher
  • Room 1-A
  • Room 1-B
  • Room 2-3
Competition
09:00 – 12:45

Innovation Stations

All attendees are invited to visit areas throughout the venue hosted by event sponsors to learn about the culture of these companies and experience the innovative approaches these Enactus partners are taking to solve real world problems through entrepreneurial action.

Sandton Convention Center 0 Exhibition 1 Special Activity
10:00 – 11:30

Top to Top Forum

This invitation-only forum provides an opportunity for discussion, engagement and collaboration among the executives in attendance.

Topic: Leading with Integrity

Moderator: Ahmed Jaffer, Director and Board Chairman, KPMG South Africa

Panelists: Hixonia Nyasulu, Founder and Chairman, Ayavuna Women’s Investments

Gonzalve Bich, General Manager, Developing Markets, BIC International
Liz Kobilski, Chief Executive Officer, Rich Products Corporation Africa
Bill Buckner, Senior Vice President, Cargill Incorporated

Sandton Convention Center 4 Committee Room 5 Interactive Session
11:45 – 13:15

Final Round Judge Orientation & Luncheon

Individuals registered to serve as a Final Round Judge must attend this orientation.

Sandton Convention Center 4 Committee Room 4 Competition Preparation
11:45 – 13:15

Networking Luncheon

Judges, business observers, country staff and their personal guests who registered in advance are invited to this luncheon.

Sandton Convention Center 0 Exhibition 1 Networking Activity
13:30 – 15:00
Broadcast Live

Action Leaders Forum & Announcement of Final Round Teams

All event attendees are invited to this session that will open with a special forum where a panel of top executives will discuss opportunities for taking meaningful action to address important global issues.

Topic: Women’s Economic Empowerment & Entrepreneurship

Emcee: Lord Dr. Michael Hastings, Global Head of Citizenship, KPMG International

Moderator: Hixonia Nyasulu, Founder and Chairman, Ayavuna Women’s Investments

Panelists: Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe, Co-Chair & Vice Chair, The Motsepe Foundation

Pavlo Phitidis, CEO, Aurik Business Incubator

Parminder Vir, CEO, The Tony Elumelu Foundation

Kees Kruythoff, President, Unilever NA

Chrysula Winegar, Special advisor to the United Nations Foundation

Following the panel discussion, the session will feature the presentation of the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award, announcement of the Final Round competing teams and a live timeslot drawing for the Final Round.

Award: Entrepreneurial Spirit Award

Recipients: Patrice Motsepe Founder, African Rainbow Minerials
Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe Co-Chair, Motsepe Foundation

Sandton Convention Center 5 Pavilion Plenary Session
15:00 – 17:30
Broadcast Live

Final Round of Competition

All attendees are invited to watch the Final Round of Competition and see how the top four Enactus teams in the world used entrepreneurial action to empower others as they present the impact of their community outreach projects to a distinguished panel of global leaders who will evaluate the effectiveness of their efforts to improve the livelihood of others.

Sandton Convention Center 5 Pavilion Competition
17:30 – 18:30
Broadcast Live

Final Awards Ceremony

All attendees are invited to experience the unique energy that is generated when a group of thoughtful, committed individuals come together around a shared cause as the event closes with one final celebration of all that is being accomplished around the world. Through the ceremony we will recognize the outstanding accomplishments of individuals who supported us along the way and celebrate together through the presentation of the Global Champion Award, Semi-Final and Final Round Awards and conclude with the announcement of the 2015 World Cup Champion and presentation of the Alvin Rohrs World Cup Championship Trophy.

Sandton Convention Center 5 Pavilion Plenary Session
19:00 – 21:30

World Cup Sponsors Reception

This invitation-only networking activity, with heavy hors
d’oeuvres served, provides an opportunity for recognition and engagement among representatives of Enactus World Cup 2015 sponsor companies.

Sandton Convention Center 0 Exhibition 1 Networking Activity
22:00 – 01:00

Enactus World Party

All attendees are invited to join in this special final celebration.

Sandton Convention Center 5 Pavilion Special Activity