Session 3: Building Wakanda: the Connected Village, the Smart City and IoT Technology - GSMA Mobile 360 Series

Session 3: Building Wakanda: the Connected Village, the Smart City and IoT Technology

Conference

Date & Time

Wednesday, 18 Jul

14:30 - 15:45

Description

We are on the path to creating an Africa where there is no technological darkness. The number of connected and smart devices is growing exponentially, opening new doors for the future of utilities, education, healthcare, agriculture and industry 4.0. And with new technology comes new business cases and a different ecosystems partnerships.

In this session, we examine the DNA of a smart city or smart village by inviting the very best of IoT innovators across a number of verticals to display how they are redistributing the power of automation to people. We will look at the steps being taken to piece connected devices together to assemble connected communities and the opportunities arising for new and unexpected partnerships.

 

14.30 – 14.35 Chairperson Welcome

Sean Ndiho Obedih, Founding Principal, Sobek Capital 

14.35 – 14.40 Start-Up Ignite

Samba Sow, CEO, Sudapay

14.40 – 14.55 Fireside Chat

Bassim Haidar, CEO, Channel IT 

14.55 – 15.05 Case Study 

Jacques de Vos, Managing Director, Mezzanine 

15.05 – 15.15 Presentation

Sebastian Rodriguez, Co-Founder and CEO, KopaGas

15.15 – 15.30 How we used technology to improve sanitation service delivery in Kampala

Dr Najib Lukooya, Deputy Director, Water and Sanitation KCCA, Kampala Capital City Authority 

15.230 – 15.45 Presentation

George Mulamula, CEO, COSTECH-DTBi 

15.45 Chairperson Close

Sean Ndiho Obedih, Founding Principal, Sobek Capital