IoT 4 Developing countries – Emerging IoT solutions in developing countries

Track:
Emerging IoT Researches and Technologies
What:
Panel
When:
9:00 AM, Friday 9 Jun 2017 (1 hour)
Discussion:
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The focus of the session is to communicate IoT champion solutions from developing countries/regions to let the audience know what about nice IoT solutions, technologies, applications are being developed in the target regions/countries to address specific requirements and local constraints. The session aims to foster joint collaboration between the EU and developing countries to work together on common problems and develop IoT technologies that are sustainable and that promote sustainability.

 

From attending the session you can get the following content:

- Understand the specific conditions/needs/challenges/strategies for IoT on key target countries/regions;

- Get a view of innovative technologies/solutions/approaches being used for IoT in developing countries;

- Overlook the activities/projects already undergoing in the countries/regions and their merits/advances;

 

Outline programme of the session:

1. Emerging IoT solutions from Brazil – Alberto Paradisi, CPqD Vice-President R&D, 15 mins

2. Smart Cities and Services in India – Prof. M.P. Gupta, Head of Department DMS, IIT Delhi, 15 mins

3. Emerging IoT solutions from Africa – Louis Coetzee, CSIR, South Africa, 15 mins

4. Questions & Answers – 5 mins

 

A goal of the session is also to plan the preparation of a white-paper (or set of white-papers) that makes clear the International Collaboration on IoT with Europe.

Another objective could be to contribute to the International Declaration on IoT for Sustainable development with a focus on the SDGs related to developing countries. 

Moderator
UNPARALLEL
Chief Science Officer
Potential
ICPT Trieste
Participant
CPqD
Chief Research and Development Officer
Participant
CSIR Meraka Institute (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research), South Africa
Chief Engineer and Research Group Leader
Potential
Escola Politécnica Da Universidade De Sao Paulo, Brazil
Professor Dr.
Potential
BNDES
Sectorial Manager
Potential
Ministry of Science, Technology, Inovation and Comunications, Brazil
Director of the Department of Science, Technology and Digital Innovation & Deputy Secretary
Potential
Easy Global Market
Potential
Beyond Evolution TechSolutions Pvt. Ltd.
Founder and MD
Participant
Dept.of Management Studies, IIT Delhi
Dhananjaya Chair Professor & Head
Potential
Computer Science Department Federal University of Santa Catarina
Head of the Software/Hardware Integration Lab 7Associate professor at the Computer Science Department (INE)
Potential
University Gaston Berger of Saint-Louis
Full Professor
Potential
Woelab (fablab) ,Lome , TOGO
Potential
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Coder4africa, SENEGAL, KENYA

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