IoT Forum Africa 2019 is set to explore IoT trends

31045583941 d7d81b5b85 zThe 3rd annual IoT Forum Africa will create a platform for all players to share their knowledge of real-world IoT trends, challenges and solutions, according to IT News Africa

The event, targeted at business leaders and IoT ecosystem participants in Africa, will be held from 26-27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg. It will bring together vital industries including manufacturing, transport, health, logistics, government, energy, insurance, retail and automotive for the two days event.

The forum will gather thought-leaders, solution providers and decision-makers from diverse industries and will include topics like smart cities, IoT for public safety, digital transformation, blockchain, IT security, AI, analytics, IoT strategy and IoT adoption.

The main discussions will centre on themes like:

-The Future of IoT: Predictions for a connected world

-Understanding the route to market and stages in the start-up lifecycle for an IoT business

-Selecting the right platform for your IoT project

-Testing IoT devices and platforms: Potential pitfalls and how to avoid them

-Looking at the new world of connectivity: 5G and the Internet of Things

-Advances in wireless connectivity: Enabling the IoT within industries

-The disruptive impact of mesh networking on the Internet of Things

-Transforming rural Africa with the power of IoT

-Smart City ecosystems and sustainability

-The Internet of Things: A service provider’s perspective

-Future of IoT simulation: Internet of virtual things

-Assessing the role of smart devices as a critical entry point to the IoT ecosystem

-The future of IIoT predictive maintenance

-The innovation of the retail industry through IoT

-IoT in public transportation

-Accelerating IoT transformation journey.

SqwidNet CEO Phatizwe Malinga will deliver a keynote on the opening day of the event.

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