Events . Auto ID

As a leader in your field you rely on the highest quality brands and solutions to meet customers’ needs. So, if you’re looking for up-to-the-minute advice from respected industry experts, then the Kemtek National Auto ID Indaba is the event for you.

Commencing on March 6, this inspiring full-day conference programme and product showcase investigates industry trends and developments in scanning, printing and mobility, presented by world-class partners Argox, CipherLab, Datalogic, Honeywell, NCR, Seagull Scientific and more.

Don’t delay, this is another innovative event from Kemtek that you don’t want to miss.

Meet the Experts


Chris Chen

Chris Chen (CipherLab Senior Account Sales Manager)

For 6 years, Chris Chen has been the CipherLab Senior Account Sales Manager in charge of the European market of AIDC industry, and also has 4 year’s experience in the IPC industry.


Chris Sibley

Chris Sibley, Senior Regional Sales Manager, BarTender Software

Chris has been with BarTender for over 16 years, and is currently responsible for managing channel sales into Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe and the UK & Ireland.

Dynamic Datalogic Duo


Marco Santambrogio (Datalogic Country Manager, Africa)

In 2007, Marco Santambrogio assumed the responsibility for managing Datalogic’s business development and the evolution of the distribution channel into the Middle East Region.

Since July 2013, Marco has fulfilled the role of Country Manager of the Datalogic Africa entity, developing Datalogic’s presence and channel network into the continent, as well as establishing a local branch in Cape Town in December 2015. In January 2017, he also assumed the role of acting Retail Africa Sales Leader, paying specific attention to Datalogic’s overall target market.

Now a local resident, Marco enjoys fly-fishing … and braaiing.


Ignatius Miller (Datalogic National Manufacturing Manager, South Africa)

With almost 20 years of experience in the Auto ID industry , Ignatius started his career as a service engineer supporting scanners, printers, mobile terminals and wireless networks and then moved to media & printer sales, scanner & mobile computer sales and Auto ID product distribution.

In 2012 he joined Datalogic as Sales Representative. In this role, Ignatius has been engaged in most verticals including healthcare, retail, manufacturing, T&L, fruit and agricultural and, most recently, factory automation. A local boy through and through, who is also an accomplished surfer, Ignatius is highly regarded as an expert in his field.



09:00 – 09:20

09:20 – 09:30
Opening & Welcome By Chair

Session One – Barcode Scanning
Top Trends and Devices that Truly Deliver

09:30 – 10:00
Global Market Trends and Outlook: Mark Broude, Kemtek Imaging Systems

10:00 – 10:30
Intelligence for the Connected Enterprise: Gavin Rossouw, Distribution Manager – Sub Saharan Africa – Honeywell Scanning & Mobility

10:30 – 11:00
A Glimpse into the Future of Digital Transformation in Supply Chains: Marco Santambrogio, Datalogic Country Manager, Africa

11:00 – 11:30
Coffee & Networking

Session Two – Mobility
Versatile Solutions For Fast-Changing Business Needs

11:30 – 12:00
CipherLab Android Family and Software Oriented Service: Chris Chen, Senior Account Sales Manager, CipherLab

12:00 – 12:30
Snopow – Making Light Work Of Tough Jobs: Francois Potgieter, Director, Snopow SA

12:30 – 12:45
Thermal Transfer Ribbons Solutions for the Modern World: Marius Minnie, Kemtek Imaging Systems

12:45 – 13:30
Lunch & Networking

Session Three – Printing
Delivering on Complex Supply Chain Dynamics

13:30 – 14:00
Argox Complete AIDC Solutions for Best in Class ROI: Gillian Mearns, Kemtek Imaging Systems

14:00 – 14:30
The Best from BarTender Label, Barcode, RFID and Card Software: Chris Sibley, Senior Regional Sales Manager Seagull Scientific.

14:30 – 14:45
Closing Remarks

14:45 – 15:30
Coffee & Networking


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