The Department of Computer Science at the Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of Kufa held a scientific seminar on Internet of Things (IoT). The seminar included a lecture by Dr. Alaa Hussain Al Hamami, Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of Princess Sumaya from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan entitled “Internet of things and its applications”. Al-Hamami talked about the concept of the Internet of things, the infrastructure and the applications of the Internet of current and future things. Moreover, about the application of the concept of cognitive computing, which is in line with the development of cities, institutions and projects. At the end of the lecture the discussion is opened on the most important development in the Internet of things and what modern researches used in this area. The goal of the seminar is to give some concept about the Internet and things, the areas of use, and highlight the applications provided by the use of these technologies. The seminar was attended by Mr. Dr. Hassan Latif Al-Zubaidi, the Administrative Assistant to the President of the University and a number of professors and students of Kufa University.