IEEE IoT Smart Cities Summit 2020
19-20 November 2020 // Rabat, Morocco

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The IEEE IoT Smart City Summit Series

The IEEE IoT Smart City Summit Series of events will provide a pragmatic platform for sharing and partnerships on the topic of smart cities, led by the IEEE IoT Initiative.

The series will develop an “all-year round” approach to building a stakeholder network across regions and globally, in order to share best practices and issues, and develop collaboration between government, industry, research and academia, where IEEE plays the role of agent and broker across the Smart City ecosystem. Verticals will be and horizontals will be defined from a “people-centric” and regional perspective.

Sessions will be founded on pilots, projects and research that have been trialled and tested in real scenarios, discussing strategies, use cases and best practices, with a focus on the effects that technology is having and can have on creating improved urban efficiencies, better social well-being and growth in local economies (see the “Program” section for more details).

 

Covid-19: Local/Virtual Summits

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this series of summits will be following a new format where there will be a local event (if restrictions permit it) and international participation will be based on video conferencing using Webex.

 

The IEEE IoT Smart City Summit – Rabat 2020

Rabat is hosting the 1st of the series of summit globally.

This capital city, along with Casablanca, represents a gateway to Africa and the Middle East. A business hub and booming economy, with deep cultural roots awarded by UNESCO, and a government with a nation-wide strategy to design, develop and deliver smart city solutions,

The IEEE IoT Smart Cities Summit in Rabat (Morocco) will focus on the smart city visions, strategies, projects and use cases that are social, political and economic perspectives and priorities for the MEA region. Leaders, decision-makers and stakeholders from industry, the public sector, the research community and academia will come together for the purpose of fostering and advancing the adoption and deployment of IoT solutions within smart cities for the benefits of society. An international event bringing together plenaries, speakers and audiences from around the world to make the IEEE IoT Smart Cities Summit an event where relationships and partnerships are born and nurtured for our future, on a global scale.

The summit will be hosted on the beautiful campus of the Mohammed V University, with sessions will be founded on pilots, projects and research that have been trialed and tested in real scenarios, discussing strategies, use cases, new technologies, KPIs, best practices and standards, with a focus on the effects that technology is having and can have on creating improved urban efficiencies, better social well-being and growth in local economies.

The IEEE IoT Smart City Summit – Rabat 2020 is part of the Smart City Week (Morocco).