Africa HR Summit 2018

Unlocking Growth Through HR

11-12 April, Johannesburg

Event Overview

After a highly successful inaugural edition, Mercer's 2018 Africa HR Summit will be held on 11-12 April at the Hyatt Regency Johannesburg. Over 150 HR professionals will come together to discuss the future of the workplace in Africa and beyond and the role of Human Resources in navigating disruption.

Through a combination of in-depth plenary and breakout sessions as well the Mobility Forum on 10 April, delegates will have the opportunity for their questions to be answered by expert speakers and peers.

Watch this space for updates on the agenda and the speakers and register using the form here.

If you have any questions about getting involved with the 2018 Africa HR Summit please get in touch.

Keynote Speaker

Dion Chang

Founder, Flux Trends

Dion Chang is an innovator, creative thinker, a walking ideas bank and professional cage rattler. He is one of South Africa's most respected trend analysts and takes the unique view of "trends as business strategy." While his feet remain firmly planted on African soil, he uses a global perspective to gauge the zeitgeist, track ahead-of-the-curve trends to identify shifting business templates. In a world struggling to adapt to a new world order, his trends analysis company, Flux Trends, specializes in understanding the consumer mindset and identifying unexpected business opportunities within shifting trends, ensuring that global trends have relevance when translated for African, and South African businesses.

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2017 AFRICA HR SUMMIT Highlights

2015 Highlights

Check out the highlights from our 2017 Africa HR Summit in Johannesburg.

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Contact Us

For more information about the event please contact:
Eldorna Mapp

Andrew Davy

Contact the Mercer Global Events Team



The 2018 Africa HR Summit qualifies for recertification credit for the Certified Compensation Professional® (CCP®), Certified Benefits Professional® (CBP), Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®), Work-Life Certified Professional® (WLCP®), Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP)®, Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP)®, Advanced Certified Compensation Professional (ACCP)™ and Master Certified Compensation Professional (MCCP)™ designations granted by WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals.

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