2018 Forum programme

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

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 to ensure global harmonization, economies of scale, IoT interoperability and trusted environments? How can IoT interoperability best be supported on cross-domain IoT services and what kind of solutions can be used to improve it in real field deployment? Which markets or sectors are at the cutting edge of IoT deployment, who are the leading players and what monetization models are proving successful in terms of integrating heterogeneous IoT services for real “Smart IoT"?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 services and socio-economic development – in Africa and throughout the world?

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