We might not be able to meet in person but please join us from 6 - 8 July for three-morning sessions that will ensure you gain real-life considerations, realisations and POWERFUL insights! Along the way, we will be making some exciting announcements which should not be missed!
power conference 2020

What do you need to know?

The PaySpace POWER Conference 2020 is a virtual event with the main goal of bringing PaySpace customers, partners and fans together.

How to attend the POWER Conference 2020?

We’re excited to be using Microsoft Teams Live to host our event. You can join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device.

What do I need to do?

  • Register for the POWER Conference 2020 event listed below.
  • We’ll send you the Microsoft Live link to join the virtual conference in an email invite for each day separately.
  • When it’s time to log in to the conference, click on the link in the invite – please do not share the link with others; it is unique to you.
  • Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, relax and enjoy the next 2 hours.
Power Conference



Monday 6 July

Session 1 - Front Row Seat

08h45 – 09h00 Welcome to Day 1
Speaker:   Sandra Crous, PaySpace
Managing Director

Starting the day with a quick overview of Day 1 and a welcome note.

9h00 – 9h45
Speaker:  Dawie Roodt
A Short Walk Through Our Economic Wasteland

Some of the key discussion points will be:

  • Will taxes increase in future?
  • Is this the 4th industrial revolution?
  • Are we heading for an autocracy?
10h00 – 11h00
Speaker:  Clyde van Wyk
Stealing The Show – Nextgen

Discover how the POWER of PaySpace is driving innovation.

End of Day 1 MC to wrap up


Tuesday 7 July

Session 2 – Red Carpet Access

08h45 – 9h00 Welcome to Day 2
Speaker:  George Karageorgiades, PaySpace

Starting the day with a quick recap of Day 1 and what is in store for Day 2.

9h00 – 9h45
Speaker:  Helene Vermaak
Is Silence Killing Your Bottom Line?

What percentage of your employees believe they can say anything to anyone at any level if it will help to improve results?

10h00 – 10h45
Speaker:  Rob Cooper
UIF TERS Benefits

A Summary of the latest UIF TERS benefits – What does it mean for you as an employer?

End of Day 2 MC to wrap up


Wednesday 8 July

Session 3 – Golden Circle

8h45 – 9h00: Welcome to Day 3
Speaker:  Bruce van Wyk, PaySpace

Start the day with a quick recap of Day 2 and what is in store for Day 3.

9h00 – 09h45
Speaker:  Jean-Pierre Murray-Kline
Lessons for the Future Thinker from the Coronavirus

Example on how different communities responded. How has this changed our Future World? What have we learnt? How can these lessons be applied at home, in communities, business and governments?

10h00 – 10h45
Speaker: Dr Rutendo Hwindingwi
Rumble in the Jungle Reloaded

Rumble in the Jungle Reloaded will leave you entertained but educated with practical handles on capitalising the opportunities available. Africa is Open for Business, but is your strategy ready for Africa?

End of Day 3 & Closure: Sandra Crous


dawie roodt


Chief Economist MEcon (cum laude)

Dawie Roodt is an economist who specialises in fiscal and monetary policy. He brings invaluable exposure to the Group through his active presence in both the local and foreign media. He has been a member of the Tax Advisory Committee of the Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut and has represented Business SA at Nedlac. Dawie is an ambassador for Child Welfare (Bloemfontein), Childline (Free State) and the Adopt Moreletaspruit Forum. He was also the recipient of the 2016 Sake24 Economist of the Year Award.



Chief Architect: Client Performance and Culture Solutions
Heléne Vermaak is Director and co-owner of The Human Edge. She brings more than 20 years of experience in consulting, training and organisational development. As a Clinical Psychologist and principal consultant for The Human Edge, she has extensive experience in implementing organisation-wide culture change initiatives. Her mission is to help leaders and employees influence positive behaviour change in both their organisations and their personal lives.
rob cooper


Chairman of the Payroll Authors Group
As Chairman of the Payroll Authors Board of South Africa, Rob Cooper is a trusted industry specialist on payroll legislation. Over the last fifteen years, his focus has been on numerous pieces of legislation that govern the employment and payroll industry. He has been a well-known and respected speaker at tax workshops for many years.
Dr Rutendo Hwindingwi


Deloitte| Business Development Leader - Africa & Emerging Markets Deloitte Alchemy School of Leadership | Founding Faculty & Programme Director
Rutendo is a Business Development Leader at Deloitte responsible for taking the firms multi-disciplinary value proposition to market with a primary focus on multinational companies in their pan-African strategy. Over the last 20 years, Rutendo has done business in over 20 African countries and has an in-depth understanding and experience of helping businesses navigate through the African continent. Prior to joining Deloitte, Rutendo was part of the Sage Plc Africa and Middle East executive leadership that had a successful ‘grow Africa’ strategy. Rutendo is also a Founding Faculty member and Programme Director for the Deloitte Alchemy School of Leadership that provides executive leadership programmes leveraging off Deloitte’s global advisory capabilities and IP. Rutendo has an insatiable desire to see the exponential growth of business in Africa through Africa’s greatest resource – its people.


Future Thinker. Innovator. Change Expert. Author, Consultant, Project Manager & Scenario Planner.
Jean-Pierre Murray-Kline is an African Entrepreneur who runs his own successful digital businesses that have generated millions in revenue, and also researches, writes and consults on matters covering a wide range of issues related to technology, business, the planet today and what it will be in the years to come.