Conference Day Two Friday, 30 June 2017

8:00 am - 8:50 am Registration, refreshments and networking

8:50 am - 9:00 am Opening remarks from the Chair


9:00 am - 9:30 am CASE STUDY: IoT in airport facilitation (Smart Airport): Deriving value from connected devices

Dr Gershon Adzadi - Head of ICT, Ghana Airports Company Ltd, Ghana
  • Industry trends: Assessing the commercial feasibility and monetisation of IoT
  • Smart day of travel: Identifying opportunities for reducing costs in the implementation and operation of IoT
  • Creating value from connected devices: Enhancing traveller’s experience getting to the airport

Dr Gershon Adzadi

Head of ICT
Ghana Airports Company Ltd, Ghana

9:30 am - 10:00 am CASE STUDY: Using IoT to turn information into actionable intelligence

Georges Matuthu - Head of Platform Operations, M-Kopa, Kenya
  • Deliver advanced data management and analytics by utilising cloud services
  • Shaping business strategies with data gathered through IoT
  • Support the integration, interoperation and flow of multiple streams of data within connected devices

Georges Matuthu

Head of Platform Operations
M-Kopa, Kenya

  • Unlocking value from varying design languages to achieve synchronisation in your systems
  • Enhancing security and standardisation to achieve interoperability in your systems

Kasaine ole Pertet

Kenya Airports Authority, Kenya


Joan Ambutu

Head of IT
Unilever, Kenya


Amos Mulievi

Head of ICT
Agriculture Authority, Kenya


George Ombua

Chief Officer ICT
Nairobi Government, Kenya

10:30 am - 11:00 am Networking break

11:00 am - 12:30 pm Technology used case session – IoT cross-industry

In this session, four industry experts will be sharing used cases and best practices on successful deployment of IoT in different sectors to cover challenges and possible returns in different lines of business

11:00 am - 12:30 pm IoT in healthcare

11:00 am - 12:30 pm 2-IoT in smart cities

11:00 am - 12:30 pm 3-IoT in government services

11:00 am - 12:30 pm 4-IoT in utilities

Nick Quintong - CEO, PayGo Energy, Kenya

Nick Quintong

PayGo Energy, Kenya

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Networking lunch

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm CASE STUDY: Powering the Internet of Things

Michael Odhiambo - Head of ICT, Wildlife Management Services, Kenya
  • Finding methods to ensure steady power supply for connected devices
  • Getting devices to deliver operational benefits by identifying power-hungry processes
  • Reviewing power supply options to keep devices fully functional in remote places

Michael Odhiambo

Head of ICT
Wildlife Management Services, Kenya

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm CASE STUDY: Keys to choosing the right model for your IoT programme

Penuel Ongwae - Head of Globe IS/IT, Nestle Equatorial African Region, Kenya
  • Assessing your key engineering requirements when implementing IoT
  • Working out the best assessment methodology to decide whether to build or buy
  • Identifying operational needs throughout the lifecycle of IoT devices to get the most out of your programme

Penuel Ongwae

Head of Globe IS/IT
Nestle Equatorial African Region, Kenya

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm CASE STUDY: Differentiate the IoT offering across vendors

Michael Njenga - CIO, Subaru/ECTA Group, Kenya
  • Identifying your solution requirements to design vendor selection process
  • Navigating through providers in the market to find the most suitable IoT partner
  • Evaluate costs against threat of getting locked in with the wrong vendo

Michael Njenga

Subaru/ECTA Group, Kenya

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Closing remarks from the Chair

3:15 pm - 3:15 pm Close of conference

The published programme is correct at time of printing. However, given the seniority of our speakers and the nature of their roles, speakers may subsequently substitute or remove themselves from the programme. This is always regrettable, and we will always try to replace the speaker with a speaker with equivalent insight. For the most up-to-date programme, please visit the event website