ICTP-East African Institute for Fundamental Research
KIST2 Building CST
University of Rwanda
2nd East-African Workshop on the Internet of Things
As a follow-up to the 1st East-African Workshop on the Internet Of Things, which was held at the University of Rwanda in 2015, this new workshop looks at IoT technology and presents case studies on applications in Rwanda and other East African countries.
The future design of the Internet of Things (IoT) applications will depend crucially on the development of sophisticated platform architectures for smart objects, embedded intelligence, and smart networks. Most of today's IoT systems are, however, mainly focused on sensors whereas, in the future, actuation and smart behaviour will be the key points.
Research driven by ambitious use cases and benefiting from innovation areas in components, systems, networking and web technologies needs to be carried out to respond to the ever increasing needs of future IoT systems in terms of scalability, heterogeneity, complexity and dynamicity. IoT platforms should be open and easy-to-use to support third party innovation.
Following the 1st East-African Workshop on the Internet Of Things at University of Rwanda, 25 - 29 May 2015, we propose a new workshop to follow up the technology and to present case studies on applications in Rwanda and other East African countries.
Topics will include:
• LoRa and LoRaWAN protocols;
• Prototyping of sensor boards;
• Coding of LoRa sensors;
• Planning and deployment of a LoRa network;
• Collection, analysis and the visualization of the data.
Application deadline: 15 April 2019. Check for application information at http://indico.ictp.it/event/8652/.