|Opening plenary session: The changing face of manufacturing: Industry 4.0|
|Industrial innovation and industry 4.0||Janeen Uzzelll|
|Staying ahead: Driving and implementing technology evolution||Dr Jean Marc Nasr|
Strauss started his career in 1975 as a signaller in the South African National Defence Force where he developed his interest in technology. He progressed through the ranks to become the senior staff officer responsible for information system security in 1991.