• LOCATION

    Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel, 

    Sandton, Johannesburg.

  • DATE

    6 – 7 July 2016

Internet Of Things Africa Summit & SMART EXPO

In the midst of intense global discussions on how to seize the Internet of Things opportunity; SMART Events Group brings you the Internet of Things Africa Summit & SMART Expo (IOTAS 2016) which is scheduled to take place from the 6 – 7 July 2016, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa under theme: The Socio-Economic Impact & Potential of IoT in Africa – Opportunities, Challenges & Solutions




IoTAS 2016 & SMART Expo is a 2 day professional summit focused on helping the ecosystem players to harness the IoT opportunities, address existing concerns and to shape their strategies. IOTAS 2016 will discuss local, regional and global state of the industry with its progress, challenges and outlook.
If we had computers that knew everything there was to know about things — using data they gathered without any help from us — we would be able to track and count everything, and greatly reduce waste, loss and cost… The Internet of Things has the potential to change the world, just as the Internet did. Maybe even more so
– Kevin Ashton, RFID Journal, July 22, 1999

Country Manager, Intel SA

Videsha Proothveerajh

Director - Enterprise Mobility Samsung SA

Paulo Ferreira

CEO, Siemens (Pty) Ltd SA

Sabine Dall'Omo

CEO - Cumii International

Norman Moyo

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SMART Golf Tour

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(05 July 2016 -10:00am)

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SMART Welcome Reception

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(06 July 2016 -18:00hrs)

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SMART Debate Session

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(07 July 2016 -12:10hrs)

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SMART Awards Dinner

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(07 July 2016 -18:00hrs)

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SMART TRACKS

SMART HOMES & CITIES

SMART HOMES & CITIES

Smart/Connected Homes & Cities?

Smart or Connected homes and cities are really all about convenience, but rarely does so much promised convenience come without challenges. To fully benefit from the promise of the IoT technology through smart homes and cities, the challenges associated need to be addressed. The Smart Homes & Cities track will explore the benefits and tackle the challenges of Smart Homes & Cities.

SMART AUTOMOTIVE

SMART AUTOMOTIVE

The Future of Connected Cars & IoT

Gartner, a leading IT research and advisory company predicts that by 2020 “a quarter billion connected vehicles will enable new in-vehicle services and automated driving capabilities”.
Internet of Things is transforming the automotive industry by developing connected car technologies that offer significant benefits to carmakers and consumers alike. Generally, connected cars are meant to reduce traffic congestion, fuel consumption, emissions and most importantly, road accidents. Most automotive OEMs along with mobile operators are investing in connected cars programs.

SMART HEALTHCARE & WEARABLE

SMART HEALTHCARE & WEARABLE

IoT in healthcare: improved patient care, but security concerns remain

Of all the personal data we accumulate in our personal and digital lives, health data is one of the most sensitive categories. Inappropriate sharing of health information has the potential to damage careers, harm reputations and worse. At the same time, digitizing and streamlining the sharing of health data has the potential for dramatic gains in efficiency significant cost savings. This track deliberates on the impact of IoT technology in healthcare and wearables industry in Africa and the rest of the world – its benefits, challenges and possible solutions.

SMART BANKING & INSURANCE

SMART BANKING & INSURANCE

IoT in the Financial Service Industry – threats vs opportunities

The Financial Services Industry (FSI) has been known to be conservative when it comes to technology adoption. However with the advent of the IoT, one of its known and proven transformations is to enhance organisations and customer relationships; thus to stay in the hunt or stay relevant the financial services industry (including insurance companies) are now cautious and want to stay with what customers think and wants, hence they are keenly looking at stuff like Internet of Things (IoT). At last the FSI has come to terms with the fact that IoT has the same transformative potential as Internet around two decades ago.

SMART FARMING

SMART FARMING

Agriculture Embracing the IoT Vision

According to analysts, the world population is estimated to hit 9.6 billion people, the majority of whom will be living in cities, by 2050; to support a population of that size, food production will have to increase by 70%. With Africa having around 600 million hectares of uncultivated arable land, roughly 60 percent of the global total, the continent has the potential not only to feed itself, but also to become a major food supplier for the rest of the world. Precision agriculture enabled by smart connectivity (supported by IoT) will be necessary for Africa to support the local and global demand for food, to achieve best quality yield, quantity and financial return.

SMART MINING, OIL & GAS

SMART MINING, OIL & GAS

IoT Applications, Software & Sensors Driving Automation of Operations in Mining, Oil & Gas Sectors

In recent years, mining companies have increased their investment in automation and technological innovation, embracing new opportunities to enable transformational change. Internet of Things (IoT) is one of many transformational initiatives, which can fundamentally revolutionize how mining companies operate. Such initiatives entail substantial risk and capital investment, often correlated with market and commodity price fluctuations, but early adopters seek to gain a competitive industry advantage. As mining companies prioritize technology investments, key industry drivers such as safety, regulatory compliance, product innovation, environmental impact and operational efficiency will spur IoT adoption and deployment.

SMART LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN

SMART LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN

One area that will play a prominent role in the future supply chain, as it's impacted by IoT, is in-transit visibility. The logistics ecosystem has many players, and thus, many moving parts. Products are handled and transferred between the manufacturer, suppliers, the distribution centre, retailer, and customer. These many nodes in the supply chain calls for an agile and informed supply network in regards to product whereabouts and other specifications. IoT will provide for a fertile ground for development of applications and sensors that are needed to achieve this efficiently.

SMART RETAIL

SMART RETAIL

IoT Revolutionising the Retail Industry

Retailers are experimenting with the Internet of Things (IoT) to offer new services, reshape the customer experience and enter new markets. With consumer adoption of IoT devices expected to rise quickly (including wearables), retail CIOs in particular must accommodate entirely new classes of devices into their already complex IT infrastructures and it’s important for them to consider taking steps now to lay a foundation for IoT support later.

SMART FACTORIES

SMART FACTORIES

IoT Paving Way for the Next Industrial Revolution with the SMART Factory

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing manufacturing as we know it. Factories and plants that are connected to the Internet are more efficient, productive and smarter than their non-connected counterparts. In a marketplace where companies increasingly need to do whatever they can to survive, those that don’t take advantage of connectivity are lagging behind. Smart Factories are mostly about M2M, a subset of IIoT, which tends to focus very specifically on machine-to-machine communications, robotics etc

SMART UTILITIES

SMART UTILITIES

Introducing the Utilities Internet of Things

Traditional business models are being eroded, as utilities are using emerging technologies to optimize the flow of information, improve asset performance, increase energy efficiency and ensure supply. With recent deregulation and resource shortages in many markets, pressure is mounting on utilities to manage their costs and remain competitive in the market. IoT is a vital to achieve these aims. The ongoing drive for sustainability will also impact how utilities package their offerings to meet environmental goals as well as the needs of the customer.
This session will focus on how to navigate the uncertain utility landscape, come up with innovative & integrated solutions and move toward the future of the Utilities Internet of Things (UIOT”.

SMART GOVERNMENTS

SMART GOVERNMENTS

Connected Government and the Internet of Things

Intertwining the public and private sectors is critical. Like companies, government agencies are striving to deliver quality services in increasingly complex environments. And the public sector is also looking at ways to apply Internet of Things technology to find new value for citizens, aiming to enhance capabilities, streamline processes, and engage partners.
If public sector organizations do not start analysing the implications of the IoT today, they risk being left behind, making it more difficult to effectively regulate or efficiently deliver services in this shifting reality.

SMART HOSPITALITY

SMART HOSPITALITY

IoT Transforming Hospitality for Travel & Hotel companies

The hospitality industry is becoming an increasingly competitive market with all of the travel and hotel review sites all over the web. Pressure continues to mount on travel and hotel companies to stay top of their game – one of the ways to achieve this in the current tech era is to remain in touch with your customers’ ever changing needs, IoT will help hospitality industry companies to do just that, stay relevant to their visitors/travellers.

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For More Info on the IoTAS 2016 & SMART Expo Contact us:

SMART Events Group

Address: College House 26 Peter Place road Bryanston Johannesburg 2060, South Africa

Tim Jones

Conference Director

IoTAS 2016 & SMART Expo

Tel : +27 10 003 1565

Email : info@iotafricasummit.net

Web : www.iotafricasummit.net

Chris Mutale

Marketing Director

IoTAS 2016 & SMART Expo

Tel : +27 10 003 1565

Email : register@iotafricasummit.net

Web : www.iotafricasummit.net