About Special Interest Group Session

The global IoT market is expected to reach a value of USD 1,386.06 billion by 2026 from USD 761.4 billion in 2020 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10.53%, during the period 2021-2026. With the development of wireless networking technologies, the emergence of advanced data analytics, a reduction in the cost of connected devices, an increase in cloud platform adoption, the market is expected to grow at a positive rate. In this Special Interest Group (SIG) session on IoT Dr. Imran Bajwa will give an overview on IoT in Agriculture. While Waqas Javed will provide an overview on Career in IoT and how students can kickstart their careers in IoT.


  • Introductions – Hashim Barraq - 5 Min
  • Opening Remarks – Dr. Arshad Ali - 10 Min.
  • IoT in Agriculture – Dr. Imran Bajwa – 15 Min.
  • Career in IoT – Waqas Javed – 10 Min
  • Open Forum – 20 Min.


Dr. Imran Sarwar Bajwa

Chairman & Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & AI
The Islamia University of Bahawalpur

Dr. Imran Bajwa is Associate Professor and Chairman of Dept. of CS and AI. He got his PhD in CS from University of Birmingham, UK.

Waqas Javed

Full Stack Engineer

Waqas started working in IoT domain in 2015 and he will be talking about the scope of this industry especially in Pakistan from his experience. He will be talking about his journey in this field, the projects He worked on the hurdles He faced and where it ultimately led him.


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