In the midst of intense global discussions on how to seize the Internet of Things opportunity, Smart Events Group brings to the African ICT industry the Internet of Things Africa Summit (IoTAS 2016 & SMART Expo) to be held from the 24 – 25 May 2016 at the TicketPro Dome, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa. Click here for more details.
IoTAS 2016 & SMART Expo is a 2 day professional summit focused on helping African 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 IoT with its progress, challenges and outlook.
IoTAS 2016 & SMART Expo will run under the main theme: The Socio-Economic Impact & Potential of IoT in Africa – Opportunities, Challenges & Solutions plus other strategic sub-themes.
20 executive speakers have been confirmed to date for the annual IoTAS 2016 & SMART Expo and companies represented include, but not limited to Department of Science & Technology (SA), Libelium (Spain), Microsoft Uk, Samsung, Telkom SA, Eskom, Veeam Software, Business Connexion, IBM, GSMA, GD Telecoms, TomTom Africa, Africa Business Angels Network, Century Data Integrated Services Ltd (A Century Group Company – Nigeria) just to mention a few. The summit will have 60+ speakers, including panellists and SMART Track speakers).
Why You MUST Attend the IoTAS 2016 & SMART Expo
The SMART Golf Tournament – 23rd May 2016
An exclusive networking opportunity with IT Execs from across the continent (optional for delegates).
SMART Expo – 24th & 25th May 2016
A showcase of how IoT is transforming the way we live and do business – visit the Expo and stumble upon the African Start-Up Zone. (Including Testbeds) plus many other SMART Zones e.g. Smart Home Zone, SMART Gadgets & Devices Zone, SMART IoT Services Zone, SMART Automotive Zone.
12 SMART Tracks, SMART Keynote Panel Sessions, Keynote Presentations – 24th & 25th May 2016
SMART Tracks – these are focused breakaways for different verticals.
SMART Keynote Panel Sessions – IT Executives from different verticals share their expertise and
insights on IoT opportunities & concerns.
Keynote Presentations – critical insights and expertise from top industry leaders.
SMART Welcome Cocktail – 24th May 2016
Unwind and network on the first night of the summit – lots of funny activities & entertainment!
SMART Debate Session – 25th May 2016
Experts, Analysts, Government leaders come together to discuss the state of IoT in Africa.
IoT Africa “SMART” Contest & Awards Dinner – 25th May 2016
Witness revolutionary solutions that will solve some of Africa’s “real” problems – join us as we honour some of Africa’s SMARTEST solution providers for different verticals and some of the SMARTEST companies, those leading the pack as far as IoT adoption is concerned.
IoTAS & SMART Expo 2016 is anticipated be the largest gathering of CIOs, CTOs, IT Strategists, Privacy Officers, Network Security Managers, Server Application Managers, Heads of Digital Strategy, IT Managers, Heads of Departments – Purchase Managers, IT Specialists, Application Developers, related Government Heads, Financial Institutions, Law Firms, Vertical Industry Representatives and Local & International Media representatives, coming together behind the African IoT growth story, its opportunities & potential, challenges and solutions.
Interested companies may Now Register as Delegates, Exhibitors in one of our SMART Expo Zone or Invest in Sponsorship in one or all of the Summit segments: