In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, everything from schooling to doctors’ appointments and workouts went online, forcing companies to use technology to reimagine almost every aspect of their business. There is no doubt that the future of the global economy will have everything to do with digitalisation. Economic recovery hinges on companies – especially SMEs as engines of job creation – utilising the best technology levers, digital tools and solutions, to enhance their competitiveness and ensure their survival and sustainability.

Join Prof Lyal White and a panel of experts for a discussion on the role that big technology companies like Google can play in accelerating economic recovery in South Africa’s post COVID-19 context.