WATCH AGAIN: ESI Africa Engineering robust smart cities in Africa

Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
ESI Africa Agenda
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The webinar looked at the following aspects: 

  • Cultivating the smart city framework for African cities 
  • Unpacking the pillars of a smart city 
  • Addressing cyber threats and privacy issues in smart city infrastructure 
  • The benefits of moving toward agile smart city designs 
  • Urban growth is a strain on the capacity of government to provide basic services, such as water, electricity and public transport


Brian Williams, Industry Advisor: Energy & Natural, Resources, SAP EMEA South

Songo Didiza, Founding Director of Green Building Design Group

Dr Minnesh Bipath, Acting CIO and General Manager: Smart Grids, Data & Knowledge Management at SANEDI