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The Internet of Things (IoT) has given us a notion of a smartly connected world, being driven by a network of embedded devices or ‘things’; observing, interacting and implementing feature(s) with minimal human intervention. The last decade has witnessed an explosive proliferation of IoT culture, thus reshaping the business and consumer models in all technological domains, ranging from common home and personal appliances to sophisticated and safety-critical systems.  Pakistani industry, while slow to initially respond, has recently demonstrated a huge potential to adopt and apply IoT for solving local challenges.  This half-day symposium is planned to introduce the IoT building-blocks to its participants, with an aim to understand its potential and motivate its adoption by the local industry. The symposium will cover diverse range of IoT topics, discussions and a show-case of local IoT projects.

Who Should Attend:

The symposium has been designed for executives, managers and professionals from ICT industry, government, academia and entrepreneurs; seeking new dimensions to adapt and expand their domains towards IoT. The talks will be interactive and therefore, IoT experienced personnel are also encouraged to attend and contribute. 

Key Modules:

The symposium will cover the following key modules:

  • Defining IoT and its building-blocks.
  • Motivating IoT adoption (Evolution, Trends and Societal benefits).
  • IoT as the Internet of Threats.
  • Energy harvesting for IoT networks.
  • Connecting the Things – IoT communication protocols.
  • Display of IoT pojects.
  • Panel Discussion: "How to Ignite IoT in Pakistan"
Registration Fee:
  • Registration Fee: Rs 8000/-
  • Early Bird (till 18 July 2017): Rs 7000/-

 

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