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Anna Brékine

Researcher and Project Manager
Mandat International
Participates in 4 items

Anna Brékine is a Project Manager and a Researcher at Mandat International. She supports research and outreach activities in the context of H2020 projects, specializing on activities related to Sustainable Development Goals, smart water management, smart cities, environmental impact assessment, standardisation and communications. Anna holds Master’s degrees both in International Relations (Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium), Business Management (Louvain School of Management, Belgium) and in Environmental Science, with a focus on climatology and urban ecology (University of Geneva, Switzerland). She has previously worked for the European Commission and in the industrial sector. 

Sessions in which Anna Brékine participates

Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Brussels
5:45 PM
5:45 PM - 6:45 PM | 1 hour

The IoT, edge and cloud computing technologies are likely to be global by design. A technology that is developed by focusing only the specific requirements of a regional market may face difficulties to be globally adopted. International collaboration allows researchers to exchange knowledge and combine perspectives to solve challenging problems, often of transversal nature. Nowadays, with a growing number of global challenges such as climate change, infectious diseases, energy and sustaina...

Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Brussels
4:30 PM
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | 1 hour

The IoT has the potential to address some of the most acute human, economic and environmental needs. It can also directly contribute to achieving the targets in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). At the 7th IoT Week, the IoT research and industry community, together with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and other stakeholders signed the International Declaration on the Internet of Things for Sustainable Development, in which they expressed their support for researching, ...

5:45 PM
5:45 PM - 6:45 PM | 1 hour

Water is the source of life. While some parts of the world can access water easily and at an economical rate, others pray for water consumption on a daily basis as they face water scarcity regularly. This irregularity in the water supply is troubling numerous lives across the world and threatening the healthy life for our future generations. In such situations, immediate actions are required to be taken. Here, the Internet of Things (IoT) is a one-stop solution that has the capability of a...

Thursday 2 September, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Brussels
4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | 1 hour

The expansion of the IoT and edge computing landscape has brought opportunities but also new challenges. Standards have an essential role in the IoT and edge computing systems. Having a roadmap of IoT standardization can enhance the technical issues that have to be addressed and resolved. The role of standardization in interoperability solutions is key, both by allowing a formalised support to various implementations, and by ensuring a consolidation of the options available so that the int...