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ITU Regional Workshop on “Prospects of Smart Water Management in Arab Region” and ITU Regional Forum on “Internet of Things for Development of Smart Sustainable Cities for Arab Region”, Khartoum-Sudan, 12-14 Dec. 2017

​​​​​ The ITU Arab Regional Office in collaboration with Sudatel Telecom Academy (SUDACAD) of Republic of Sudan will organize the following events:

-     ITU Regional Workshop on “Prospects of Smart Water Management in Arab Region”, Khartoum-Sudan, 12 December 2017.

-     ITU Regional Forum on “Internet of Things for Development of Smart Sustainable Cities for Arab Region”, Khartoum-Sudan, from 13-14 December 2017.

 The workshop is aiming to discuss the increasing role of ICT technologies to manage water resources particularly for agricultural and urban uses in a smart city.  Moreover, the workshop will shed light on the opportunities and challenges for expanding smart water management in the Arab region.

The forum objective is to discuss the increasing role of the Internet of Things (IoT) impacting various areas of development, ultimately contributing to building smart sustainable cities with integrated ecosystems.  

The events are targeted at the participation of stakeholders involved in the planning and construction of smart cities, senior municipality managers, engineers working in IoT applications, service providers planning to deliver IoT and new technologies for smart solutions including smart water management. These events are also targeting policy makers and standards issuers as well as IT experts from the industry, government, academia and independent experts and consultants involved in the implementation of IoT projects for the development of smart cities and smart water management.