Rockwell Automation to be Featured on CNBC Africa to Discuss the Future of the Industrial Automation Landscape in Africa

Rockwell Automation to be Featured on CNBC Africa to Discuss the Future of the Industrial Automation Landscape in Africa

Digital Transformation expert Canninah Mapena to share unique insights on what is to come

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, today announced that Sub-Saharan business leader, Canninah Mapena, will appear on CNBC Africa to explain the Connected Enterprise, the future of work, the implications of automation, machine learning and AI in the new normal. 

Mepena will appear on the live broadcast of the Future of Work Virtual Conference at 9h00 (GMT+2) on CNBC Africa on 20 August 2020, hosted in partnership with Forbes Africa. 

In addition to live coverage, highlights from Rockwell Automation’s insightful participation will be featured on CNBC Africa, DStv channel 410, a world leader in business news and real-time market coverage. This is an interactive virtual summit and will outline services and solutions that will enable manufacturers to continue to add value to their operations and to navigate the current business climate. The segment can be accessed at no cost online here [https://hopin.to/events/future-of-work].

In an increasingly competitive global business environment, it is widely understood that automation is the key to expanding what is humanly possible – a catalyst which makes the world more intelligent, more productive, and more connected. Now more than ever, businesses need to consider how to integrate new technology with their processes and, importantly, their people.

Providing innovation and insight into technology-empowered business for the African continent, Mapena will be sharing her insights on how industrial digital transformation can unlock human potential in an uncertain future. The company will be leading the discussion on turbocharging productivity: exploring what automation, machine learning and AI can do for business. Joining her, Rockwell Automation business leader, Pankaj Shrivastava will be discussing how remote technologies will empower the future workforce.

“We look forward to being part of this important discussion on the future of work. While many businesses worldwide are facing uncertainty and adapting to the ‘new normal’, we believe our insights can help the audience navigate the ever-changing technological environment to learn more about the benefits of industrial digital transformation, and how we are bringing The Connected Enterprise to life across industrial enterprises,” comments Mapena. “We are excited to connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology, to show African businesses what is possible and achievable.”