Panel Discussion: Various Use-cases of the Internet of Things
July 27th 2017, 6:00-8:30pm
Mettā Nairobi, Riverside
Mettā Members enter for FREE Ksh. 500.00 for non-members. M-pesa till no. 737416 Nest Group Africa Instructions: Go to M-PESA & select Buy Goods Internet of Things (IoT) Defined as "A network of internet-connected objects able to collect and exchange data using embedded sensors" -Business Insider With the advent of the internet, many groundbreaking technological advancements have come about. It is expected that by the year 2020, there will be a whopping 24 billion IoT devices on earth, which makes it to about 4 devices per person! This interesting migration of IoT devices raises a series of interesting questions in our globalised world. The panel will cover areas around: The different gaps & opportunities found in the field of IoT that can be seen in Kenya (Africa) How human-centered growth in an age of transformative technology has impacted our society How has the steady rise in industries of innovation like FinTech & IoT have an impact on the gap between emerging & developing countries With the world being better connected, this gives rise to a need to protect our data. How have companies, especially startups developed their products to combat such matters? On the panel addressing such issues will be: Margaret Ondeng, Software Engineer at Inmobia Mobile Technology Dr. Bright G.Mawudor, PhD and Head of Information & Risk at Cellulant Group Moses Okemwa, Lead Technical Mentor at Moringa School Clarence Alucho, Product Development Engineer at BRCK Above all, we will leave time at the end for questions and a great networking session as it is the tradition at the place entrepreneurs call home. Limited seats available. Reserve your seat early by paying for your ticket if you're a non-member.