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Smart City Global Technology & Investment Summit

June 27-28 2018, Algiers

Creating the smart cities of the future

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  • Algiers

    Algiers is the capital of Algeria, the largest country in Africa. It is one of the largest cities on the mediterranean sea, and a gateway to Africa. Algiers’s has a very rich cultural and historical heritage, spanning various civilisations, that head to the very diverse city it has become today.


Host Partners

  • Condor Group, deuxième groupe privé en Algérie, est spécialisé dans le domaine de l’électronique et l’électroménager. En plus de ses filiales dans le domaine des nouvelles technologies, Condor Group s’est diversifié dans une douzaine d’autres activités (agroalimentaire, médical, automotive, services, logistique, BTP…). CondorGroup brasse un volume d’affaires qui a atteint le Milliard de dollars à la fin 2017 sur l’ensemble de ses activités, et cela dans des domaines prioritaires et stratégiques pour l’économie algérienne.

    Condor Group, qui emploie actuellement plus de 15 000 employés, est présent dans plus de 15 pays, dans 3 continents (Tunisie, Maroc, Mauritanie, Libye, Egypte, Congo, Bénin avec showroom, Sénégal, France, Italie, Jordanie, Oman, Emirats Arabes Unis, Arabie Saoudite, Chine).



  • Amenhyd

    Le groupe Amenhyd  SPA est un  groupe sociétés algériennes du secteur de l’environnement et de l’eau, de la préfabrication d’éléments en béton armé,  

    Les activités de la société Amenhyd SPA sont principalement liées au traitement et à l’épuration des eaux d’assainissement déminéralisation ,dessalement  , au traitement des déchets, au transfert de l’eau potable et à la réhabilitation des sites de décharges

    Leader dans les métiers de l’environnement et de l’eau le groupe Amenhyd se projette dans les solutions innovantes et a lancer un vaste projet de développement et de diversification de ses activités.



Headline Sponsor

  • Huawei are the headline sponsor of the Smart Cities Global Technology & Investment Summit 2018 in Algiers.


    Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. With integrated solutions across four key domains – telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services – we are committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.


    Huawei’s end-to-end portfolio of products, solutions and services are both competitive and secure. Through open collaboration with ecosystem partners, we create lasting value for our customers, working to empower people, enrich home life, and inspire innovation in organizations of all shapes and sizes.


    We create value for our customers. Together with telecom carriers, Huawei has built more than 1,500 networks, helping connect over one-third of the world’s population. Together with our partners, we serve government and public utilities, as well as enterprise customers in sectors like administration, finance, energy, transportation, and manufacturing. We help organizations and industries go digital by providing them with open, flexible, and secure ICT infrastructure platforms that promote greater synergy between devices, networks, and the cloud. We also provide enterprise customers with stable, reliable, and secure cloud services that evolve with their needs. With our smartphones and other smart devices, we are improving people’s digital experience in work, life, and entertainment.


    We promote industry development. Huawei advocates openness, collaboration, and shared success. Through joint innovation with our customers, partners, and peers, we are expanding the value of information and communications technology in service of a more robust and symbiotic industry ecosystem. Huawei is an active member of more than 360 standards organizations, industry alliances, and open source communities, where we work together on mainstream standards and lay the foundation for shared success. We have also joined forces with industry partners to innovate in emerging domains like smart city, cloud computing, software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and 5G. Together, we are driving the industry forward.


    We grew up in Algeria. Together with Algeria ICT industry leaders, we have fully combined the advantages of our global value chain with Algeria innovation capabilities – enabling our Algeria partners and Algeria peoples to reach the best qualified service of ICT. 


    The first line of ADSL, the first call of 3G and LTE, the first container data center, high level experience and training center, all efforts in Algeria make Huawei as one reliable and responsible corporate citizen, an innovative enabler for the information society and a collaborative industry contributor today in Algeria. We hope dedicate our successful experience in the world to accelerate the deployment of smart city with the cooperation of all Algeria partners.


    Please visit Huawei at Stand 68.



  • With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable Partnering With Governments

    Together, IBRD and IDA form the World Bank, which provides financing, policy advice, and technical assistance to governments of developing countries.  IDA focuses on the world’s poorest countries, while IBRD assists middle-income and creditworthy poorer countries.  

    Partnering With The Private Sector

    IFC, MIGA, and ICSID focus on strengthening the private sector in developing countries.  Through these institutions, the World Bank Group provides financing, technical assistance, political risk insurance, and settlement of disputes to private enterprises, including financial institutions.

    One World Bank Group

    While our five institutions have their own country membership, governing boards, and articles of agreement, we work as one to serve our partner countries.  Today’s development challenges can only be met if the private sector is part of the solution.  But the public sector sets the groundwork to enable private investment and allow it to thrive.  The complementary roles of our institutions give the World Bank Group a unique ability to connect global financial resources, knowledge, and innovative solutions to the needs of developing countries.  

  • IFC—a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. The Bank Group has set two goals for the world to achieve by 2030: end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity in every country.

    We leverage our products and services—as well as products and services of other institutions across the World Bank Group—to create markets that address the biggest development challenges of our time. We apply our financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help our clients and partners overcome financial, operational, and other challenges.

    IFC is also a leading mobilizer of third-party resources for projects. Our willingness to engage in difficult environments and our leadership in crowding-in private finance enable us to extend our footprint and have a development impact well beyond our direct resources.

    Our projects and programs are evaluated by the Independent Evaluation Group. Accountability is ensured by the independent Office of the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman.

  • ADEX Technology est un Intégrateur de solutions innovante au service d’une ville intelligente, prêt à fournir des briques technologiques destinés aux villes de demain.


     Nous proposons d’accompagner tous les acteurs de la Ville Intelligente pour l’intégration des mondes physique et digital. 


     Nous fournissons un écosystème qui intégrer l’intelligence de systèmes embarqués capables de collecter et de communiquer avec de multiples systèmes, sur le terrain ou hébergés dans un centre de donnée. Tout cela en assurant l’accessibilité, la mobilité, et la sécurité via des diverses solutions :


    – Solution de centre opérationnel intelligent 

    – Solutions gouvernementales intelligentes  

    – Solutions de sécurité publique 

    – Solutions éducatives intelligentes 

    – Solutions de santé intelligentes

    – Solution de transport intelligente 

    – Solution Smart Campus 

  • Present in Algeria for more than 30 years with over 300 employees, Alstom actively participates, in the framework of long-term partnerships, to the reinforcement of the railway infrastructures of the country.


    In urban area, Alstom has successfully supplied EMA with integrated tramway systems for the cities of Algiers (4 sections between 2011 and June 2015), Oran (Since May 2013), Constantine (since July 2013), Ouargla (Since March 2018) and Setif (Since May 2018). In the mainline activities, Alstom has been awarded a contract to deliver 17 Coradia Polyvalent to the Algerian national rail transport company SNTF (Société Nationale des Transports Ferroviaires d’Algérie) on 29 July 2016. The entry into commercial service of the first train has been celebrated on March 2018. 


    On November 14th, 2010, Alstom signed agreements with EMA and FerroviaL to create a company in Annaba dedicated to the assembly and maintenance of Citadis tramway. The JV Cital was officially created on March 16, 2011. The Cital plant has been inaugurated on May 12, 2015, produced more than 100 Citadis trains and is maintaining over 150 trams (Oran, Algiers, Sidi Bel Abbes, Constantine, Ouragla and Setif).


  • Daewoo E & C always makes the impossible possible by realizing the potential. 


    Over 30 years ago, Daewoo E & C was the first Korean-based company to enter the African continent when all the others focused on the Middle East. 


    We promise sustainable development in Africa with infinite possibilities and a brighter future, by continually making the best possible effort in pursuit of the harmonious development of technology, economy, human resources, society and the environment.


    Let’s go, is the real challenge of Daewoo E & C.

  • Algiers water and sanitation company  SEAAL is a public company, owned by the Algerian National Department for Water Supply (ADE) at 70% and the Algerian National Department for Sanitation Services at 30%. 


    SEAAL was born of a public-private partnership between the Algerian authorities and the French group SUEZ, thus representing a model of success of PPP at the international level. 


    The main mission of SEAAL is to produce and supply water, then collect and treat wastewater on the perimeter of the wilayas of Algiers and Tipasa. It thus serves 3.8 million inhabitants, or about 10% of the national population. SEAAL also manages the Taksebt water treatment station that supplies water to the Wilayas of Tizi Ouzou, Boumerdes and Algiers. 


    SEAAL provides service to 828,729 customers (households, administrations, businesses, industrial and tourist sites) and the number of its employees amounts to 6,293. 


  • SUEZ: 160 years of history at the service of human progress! Since the construction of the SUEZ Canal, through the revolutions of hygiene and public health, urban comfort and currently the resource, our solutions and technologies have supported cities and industries to meet the challenges of population growth or urban. The SUEZ Group is present on the five continents to provide communities, industrialists, consumers and farmers with concrete solutions for efficient and sustainable management of their resources. SUEZ puts all its capacity for innovation at the service of efficient and sustainable management of resources. The Group supports its customers in moving from a linear model that overconsists resources to a circular economy that recycles and values them. SUEZ provides public water services to 92 Million customers on five continents, and employs is about 88, 576 people.

  • At Tell Group, we view the world differently.


    Since the 2008 financial crises, there has been a paradigm shift in the global markets, leaving many industry players ill-prepared to adapt. In a world of uncertainty and negative real interest rates, it is imperative to embrace a new way of investment thinking and execution.


    We are a team of financial industry experts with a shared vision developed through many years of common experience and collaboration. Through strong investor acumen and an entrepreneurial affinity, we have developed an innovative, state-of-the-art operating platform to navigate through the new normal in financial markets. This allows us to seize opportunities to create and deliver uncommon value to sophisticated investors in both emerging and mature markets alike.


    It is a challenge to gain a competitive advantage by being the first to capitalize on opportunity, as well as extract value from trends and distressed market turning points. 


    Our mission is to deliver world-class, yet unconventional, financial services and solutions in an ever-changing landscape.


    Our solutions rely on both in-depth global market knowledge and focused local insights. This combination provides us access to numerous resources, capital and funding in strategic economies in Mediterranean Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. We place a particularly strong emphasis on untapped frontier markets that offer strong growth opportunities.


    Our Business Lines

    Our Corporate Advisory team provides M&A, financing, structuring, restructuring, and Islamic finance advisory services. Our proprietary deals offer unique access to assets and to strategic partners ensuring bespoke origination based on trust and discretion.


    Our Private Equity team leverages years of deep intellectual, strategic and operational experience on behalf of all of our platform stakeholders. We provide clients unsurpassed origination capabilities to access stakes in successful businesses and privatization opportunities. Complimentarily, our leading position in the Algerian capital markets provides us with unequalled exit opportunities.


    Our Tell Services team creates value for both stakeholders in our portfolio companies and shareholders of external non-portfolio companies. Its work focuses on the fundamentals of assessing operational improvement opportunities and risks, and delivering meaningful and sustainable operational change within portfolio companies.


  • TMT Finance provides exclusive news, data and events on telecom, media and technology investment, M&A, financing and advisory opportunities globally. We provide exclusive breaking news and insight on merger and acquisition activity, new financing and investment opportunities, mandates, strategy changes and senior people moves in the fast moving telecom, media and technology space globally.

    We launched our first international events in 2009 and have established 8 annual events including TMT Finance World Congress, TMT M&A Awards, TMT Finance Africa in Africa, TMT Finance Africa in London, TMT Finance Asia, TMT M&A Forum, Tech M&A Forum and the Media Leaders Summit. TMT Finance events uniquely gather key leadership (CEOs, CFOs, Heads of Strategy and M&A) from telecom, media and technology companies, investors, investment bankers, policy makers and advisers to assess the latest strategies and opportunities for investment and partnership.

    TMT Finance is committed to growing its business and network globally while providing valuable insight on new business opportunities for our clients. We thrive on the quality of our contacts in the international business community and our reputation for integrity, accuracy and endeavour.


Innovation Partners


Media Partners

  • IoT Global Network

    IoT Global Network

    Discover the world of IoT.

    IoT Global Network is the ultimate intelligence platform for the global machine-to-machine communication value chain.

    IoT Global Network serves as an invaluable source of information for IoT decision makers in all areas of industry and public services, including consumer-related, energy, financial, industrial, healthcare, security and transportation, – and anyone else who would like to learn more about how the Internet of Things will shape tomorrow’s society.

    Discover.  Learn.  Connect.  Engage. 


  • IoT Now

    IoT Now – How to run an IoT enabled business.

    With exclusive analyst reports and specialist journalists, IoT Now is the leading global brand covering the Internet of Things, machine-to-machine communications (M2M), embedded devices and connected consumer devices. Delivering webcasts, bi-monthly magazines, white-papers, daily news and expert opinion pieces, IoT Now focuses on the deployment of these technologies across the enterprise, automotive, logistics, healthcare, utilities, travel, security and smart city verticals.

    To join our community, register at: www.iot-now.com 
For more information, contact: Charlie Bisnar at [email protected]

  • SmartCitiesWorld

    SmartCitiesWorld are a global news platform, helping provide in-depth, informative content to our public and private community. So far we have covered content on over 150 cities around the world and our content channels focus on Buildings, Energy, Transport, Data, Connectivity and Governance. We have a range of resources from bespoke research WP’s to city reports, webinars, WP and editorial spotlights. Join our community today on www.smartcitiesworld.net


Community Partners