2018 Forum programme

Forum Session
Powering smart: the Internet of Things
Thursday, September 13, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM, Room 11 CD

As more and more devices, machines and objects across all industry sectors are connected to each other, the internet and people,the Internet of Things is creating a continuously evolving ecosystem of intelligent devices. How critical is IoT standardization toensure global harmonization, economies of scale and secure, trusted environments? Which markets or sectors are at the cutting edge ofIoT deployment, who are the leading players and what monetization models are proving successful? What impact do advancements in 5G and AI have on IoT in terms of spectrum allocation, data flow, privacy and regulation? How can IoT power smart government servicesandsocio-economic development – in Africa and throughout the world?


Open to Leader Pass, Executive Pass, Forum Pass, and Media Pass holders