According the UCC Website, the Uganda Communications Commission, plans to Establish an Innovation Test-bed for Existing and Emerging Technologies (5G, IoT, AI, ML/M2M, DLTs, IPV6, etc.). The Commission shall hold an online stakeholder consultation meeting for the same, on Thursday, May 7th 2020.
The meeting will explore the setup & implementation of sustainable innovation test-beds that provides physical facilities, usable data, and relevant services for ICT related research, innovation, and education. It aims to provide a cooperation-friendly environment that facilitates collaboration between the private, public, and academia.
The Test-Beds will provide access to physical facilities, capabilities, services and data sets/ samples required for the development, testing and upscaling of technological research and innovations. This will bring new technology environments within reach of innovators, academia, and relevant stakeholders to advance from concepts to experimental validation, to working prototypes and deployable technology models.
The Meeting Details are as follows;
Date: Thursday, May 7th, 2020 03:00 EAT
Topic: Establishment of an Innovation Test-bed for Existing & Emerging Technologies
Host: The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)
Please REGISTER in ADVANCE for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrc–spj4rGdwP8MCy0bvns0T-O7Nb5cl8
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information on how to joining the meeting.
Moses Wamanga is a Senior Education Specialist serving as a Team Lead at KAWA Uganda, an innovation and Edtech support organization that provides Professional Development services to enhance learning outcomes for educators and Learners around the country.