SAIMS 2023 Conference

Management Potential P3: Possibilities, Pioneering and Progress

10 to 13 September 2023

Leriba, Centurion, Gauteng

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Akademia as host invites you to join us in Centurion, Gauteng under the trees of Leriba for the 34th SAIMS Conference from 10 to 13 September 2023.

Potential is like a precious metal – a timeless treasure hidden within us. However, we have to dig deep to get it out and go through the crucible to unlock our potential. Management potential in exponentiation – that is the challenge that we put out there for management scientists in 2023.

With the business world moving fast, the possibilities are numerous and we would like to dig deeper for new ideas in Management Research. Share your pioneering research ideas so that we can progress towards a better future.




Let’s unlock our shared potential by discovering pioneering possibilities to make progress in our research.

Final corrected submission

21 August 2023

Opening ceremony

10 September 2023

Conference and workshops

11 September 2023

Culture tour to King Price

11 September 2023

Conference and workshops

12 September 2023

Gala dinner

12 September 2023

Conference and workshops

13 September 2023




Boshoff Grobler

Experienced Chief Executive Officer, Board Member and Board Chairman with a demonstrated history of working in the investment management and banking industries, as well as the not for profit sector.

Skilled in starting entrepreurial ventures, managing change, strategy formulation, and governance. Strong business development professional with a Master of Law (LLM) focused in Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law from University of Johannesburg, and an Executive Master in Change from INSEAD business school.

Return soon to see the other keynote speaker profiles…


DIAMOND: JUTA (Diamond),

GOLD: Oxford, Maskew Miller Learning, Van Schaik Publishers, Acta Commercii, School of Financial Planning (UFS).

SILVER: SBM (Solidarity’s investment company), SAIBA, Adventure Institute, Payfast, Cengage, Pearson, SAIMS, Management Dynamics.

BLUE: Wizebooks, Stratus Technologies, Sumus, MASA.

Conference Team

Conference chair and Sponsors

Salomien Boshoff

Administration and finance

Monique Visser, Chané Naudé, and Llewenlyn Barkhuizen


Jaun Kriel and Leah van Heerden

Keynotespeakers and chairs

Elize-Mari Coetzer


Delicia Conradie with the Communication team at Akademia (Zydelia Venter, Karien Brits, Elzet Bester and Suné Potgieter)

Tech support

Morné Venter and Desmond Stols


Dr Sandra Adendorff, Christine Terblanche, Chalté Venter, Nadia Hunt, Mariska Wannenburg, Alick Burger, Zandri van der Merwe and Tiaan Botha