which has for the past 14 years been researching,
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Our client database consists of the best South African companies.
Top companies need to know that their service and product
suppliers also aspire to high standards.
As the "Fourth Industrial Revolution" will forever change
the way business is conducted, the standard of the product
and services required to support the changes will be a vital factor.
We believe that our role is to assist the process of
educating our corporate clients on the challenges
and incredible opportunities involved within this
September 2018 | Cape town | CTICC | #4ID
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Africa Tech Week is a technology conference, an exhibition and a Technology Awards Ceremony. It focuses on educating South Africa and other African countries on the challenges and opportunities to be gained by their drafting appropriate plans and policies for the 4th Industrial revolution.
The speed of current breakthroughs has no historical precedent. When compared with previous industrial revolutions, the fourth is evolving at an exponential rather than a linear pace. Moreover, it is disrupting almost every industry in every country.
The 3 day conference will consist of main sessions (Plenary) plus high-level industry sector-related breakaways and expert technical focus sessions.The Conference speakers and Exhibitors will demonstrate how the breadth and depth of Industry 4.0 heralds the transformation of entire systems of production, management, and governance.
The possibilities of billions of people connected by mobile devices, with unprecedented processing power, storage capacity, and access to knowledge, are unlimited.
These possibilities will be multiplied by emerging technology breakthroughs in fields such as artificial intelligence, robotics, the internet of things, autonomous vehicles, 3-d printing, nanotechnology, biotechnology, materials science, crypto currencies, energy storage, quantum computing and so many other inter-related technical advances.
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WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO ATTEND
The main sessions will feature addresses from world authorities on aspects of the 4th Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0). They will outline the challenges and different scenarios as well as the mind blowing economic opportunities Industry 4.0 can deliver for those countries and organisations that make preparations for it.
The breakaways and focus sessions will include panels of world-leading authorities on the 4th Industrial Revolution’s effects on individual industry sectors, specific fields of production and different areas of commerce.
The expert panels will cover public and private policy aspects and their implications advantages and opportunities. It will also include industry’s leaders from the private sector, civil society, investors, partners, experts, academics all with their expert insight into the different ways artificial intelligence,cryptocurrency,IoT, will affect the future of African Development.
Sectors will include Building construction, Transport, Engineering, Automotive, Maritime, Agriculture, Security, Aquaculture, Energy generation, Water storage and delivery, Chemical industry and many others.These industries and their supporting suppliers and service providers will radically change the way they plan and function as the 4th Industrial Revolution takes hold.