2019 IOT Forum Africa to hold in South Africa

The Internet of Things Forum Africa Conference (IOTFA 2019) will bring together key industries including manufacturing, transport, health, logistics, government, energy, insurance, retail and automotive for two days of top-level content, solutions-based case studies and discussions.

Taking place on 26-27 March 2019 in Johannesburg, Africa’s leading IoT event is set to showcase cutting-edge technologies from leading exhibitors and provide insight from world-class speakers sharing their unparalleled industry knowledge and real-life experiences.

Some of the target industries for this event include Finance, Healthcare, Telecoms, Rail and Transport, Manufacturing, Mining, and Energy, along with many others. The content is geared toward helping CEOs, CMOs, CIO’s, Chief Transformation Officers, Data Centre Leaders, Digital Transformation Heads and Systems Integrators grapple with the concept of IoT and ultimately harness it’s potential fully.

Topics will include things like Smart Cities, IoT for Public Safety, Digital Transformation, Blockchain, IT Security, AI, Analytics, IoT Strategy, IoT Adoption.

Key discussions will centre around 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 Your IoT Transformation Journey

The event will hold at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg from 26 March 2019 to 27 March 2019.

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Gbenga Ajao
Gbenga Ajao is a journalist. He has garnered experience in print, electronic and new media. He is passionate about mobile and web technology.

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