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Powering African Enterprises with Advanced Connectivity and IoT Implementation

Turning the IoT potential into action for African economy and society

Bringing together the entire African IoT ecosystem as part of the IoT World Series to uncover opportunities, encourage collaboration and fuel real change. Join your industry.

About IoT World Africa

Returning once again to Africa’s largest telecoms and tech event, IoT World Africa promises to deliver the latest in IoT using real stories and use cases delivered by enterprises in the mining, agricultural and health industries amongst many others. We will also be gathering those at the very cutting edge of IoT technology from telecoms and connectivity through to software and data vendors to discuss where opportunities lie and what businesses can begin implementing today.

Where are the successes in implementation, where do the key challenges lie, and how can Africa begin to collaborate and work towards a better future?

Hot Topics for 2019:

Day 1
  • Building smart cities with successfully integrated IoT solutions 
  • Working towards a collaborative Africa 
  • Enhanced IoT-enabled connectivity with LPWAN implementation
  • Fuelling Africa with smart energy 
  • Tackling IoT cybercriminals 
  • Progressing urban safety with IoT security 
Day 2
  • Utilising IoT to improve safety and competitiveness in mining
  • Reap the rewards of improved yields through IoT in agriculture
  • Leapfrogging industries with proven ROI 
  • Harnessing the power of big data 
  • Optimised logistics with IoT sensors 
  • The opportunity for drones in Africa’s development 
Day 3
  • Improving health standards with IoT 
  • IoT for everyone with standardised solutions 
  • Preparing for the future of work with IoT at the helm
  • Bridging the digital divide 
  • Getting to know consumer habits through retail-focused IoT 
  • How is IoT overthrowing traditional finance structures?
  • AI and IoT-enabled platforms on service-based business models 

AfricaTech Centre Stage

Visit our Centre Stage located within AfricaTech and hear free content focusing on IoT in Africa alongside other hot tech topics, all included in the free visitor ticket. IoT and other related topics include:

Panel: Putting IoT into action in Africa
Panel: The digital mine: How are emerging technologies disrupting the mining industry?
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Download the IOT World Africa Exhibition and Sponsorship Brochure

With over 15,000 attendees expected at the event, AfricaTech 2019, an event of AfricaCom, is the place to raise your profile, showcase your latest solutions and meet the right decision makers with purchasing power. Talk to us about our sponsorship, exhibition and speaking opportunities within IoT World Africa.

IoT World Africa 2019 Sponsors