Countdown To GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018 Is On

Sponsored content

Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018

(GSMA, 2018)

GSMA Puts Final Touches on Seventh Edition of Shanghai Event; Announces Additional Speakers, Developments in Exhibition and Partner Programmes

14 June 2018, Hong Kong: With two weeks until Mobile World Congress Shanghai opens, the GSMA provided a final update on the event, including additional speakers confirmed for the keynote programme and 4 Years From Now (4YFN) Summit, as well as further details on exhibition features and partner programmes. Mobile World Congress Shanghai will be held 27-29 June at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).

“We are counting down the days to Mobile World Congress Shanghai – we have an amazing programme lined up across the exhibition, the conference and the many other events and programmes taking place during the week,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer. “Attendees will have the opportunity to discover a better future enabled by mobile, experiencing how mobile will positively impact consumers, industries, society and the economy.”

Additional Keynote Speakers Confirmed
The GSMA announced a number of additional keynote speakers for Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including executives representing the mobile operator community and other organisations across the broad ecosystem. New keynote speakers include:

  • Edward Tian, Executive Chairman, AsiaInfo Technologies
  • John Tsang, Chairman, Benefit Vantage and Former Financial Secretary, Hong Kong
  • Shang Bing, Chairman, China Mobile
  • Susana Tsui, CEO, Dentsu Aegis Network China
  • Gloria Eisman Maraver, CEO, LightBee

Held over three days in Hall N5 of the SNIEC, the Mobile World Congress Shanghai conference programme will explore the key topics shaping the mobile industry, including 5G, artificial intelligence, the latest developments in devices, the future of vehicles and the Internet of Things (IoT), among many others. For further information on the conference, including agenda and speakers, visit www.mwcshanghai.com/conference-programmes/.

4YFN Summit: New Speakers and Sponsors
Focusing on startups, investors and corporations, the 4YFN programme offers unique connecting initiatives, including inspirational talks, technical workshops, networking activities, community outreach and the 4YFN Summit. The GSMA has confirmed that several new speakers from leading innovators will speak in the 4YFN Summit, which will be held 27-29 June, including:

  • Catherine Yang, Head of AI, Baidu
  • Celina Chew, President, Bayer Greater China
  • Jiaqing Lu, Managing Director, Cash Capital
  • Yang Wang, President, Cybernaut Investment Group
  • Valentina Wu, Senior Director, Fosun Foundation
  • Yingjie Wen, Managing Director, Level Constellation
  • Jianghong Yu, Founding Partner, Mytech China

In addition, RobotUnion and Impact Growth have signed on as Supporting Partners of the Summit. For more information on the 4YFN Summit and the full 4YFN programme, visit: www.mwcshanghai.com/experiences/4yfn/.

GSMA Innovation City: Showcasing the Latest in Mobile
Activity in the GSMA Innovation City will reinforce the Mobile World Congress Shanghai event theme “Discover a Better Future”, highlighting how intelligent connectivity – leveraging 5G, the IoT, artificial intelligence (AI) and big data – can deliver a smarter and more sustainable future. The Innovation City will showcase these technologies and much more through a range of hands-on experiential demonstrations that illustrate how mobile impacts virtually every aspect of life, in sectors such as transport, health, agriculture, industry, home and retail.

Leading brands including BICS, Continental, Huawei, Internet Finance Authentication Alliance (IFAA), Migu, myFC, PwC, Ratta, SI-TECH and Zhejiang Panshi Information Technology will participate in the City, alongside key GSMA programmes including Future Networks, Identity, Industry Purpose and the Internet of Things. For more information, visit www.mwcshanghai.com/exhibition/gsma-innovation-city/..

Tencent Cloud, vivo Confirmed in Exhibition
Tencent Cloud and vivo become the latest companies to confirm their participation in the Mobile World Congress Shanghai showfloor, joining previously announced exhibitors and sponsors including China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Ericsson, HTC, Huawei, Intel, Lenovo, Nokia, Qualcomm, Samsung LSI, Tata Communications, Vodafone, Volkswagen and ZTE, among many others. For more information on the exhibition, visit www.mwcshanghai.com/exhibition/.

Connected China Spotlights Mobile IoT Technologies
Located in the NEXTech Hall, Connected China will put the spotlight on 12 innovative developers, start-ups and companies focusing on Mobile IoT products and solutions. Spanning six key vertical applications for Mobile IoT including fire safety, industrial IoT, logistics, smart agriculture, smart city and smart home, the demonstrations range from intelligent freight management and smart air purifiers to pet trackers and wearable devices. For more information about Connected China, visit: www.mwcshanghai.com/iot/.

New Partner Programmes and Workshops Added to Agenda
At Mobile World Congress Shanghai, partner programmes and workshops offer attendees another opportunity to engage with and gain perspectives from the top organisations in the industry. The GSMA announced nine new partner programmes taking place in Shanghai including:
Tuesday, 26 June

  • China Mobile E·I Night

Wednesday, 27 June

  • 2018 IOV Summit · Opening Ceremony of CMIM Network @MWC Shanghai
  • Mobile Authentication Open Cooperation Summit 2018 (by China Mobile)

Thursday, 28 June

  • 5G Automotive Association – Connected Mobility in Motion
  • China Unicom 5G Ecological Strategy Conference
  • China Unicom Network Transformation and 5G Strategy Launch
  • China Unicom Network Transformation Conference
  • China Unicom’s Smart City Forum: Smart Cities for Better Governance and Happier Lives
  • Enterprise Ireland: Accelerate Your Growth with Irish Technology

For more information on the partner programmes at Mobile World Congress Shanghai, visit: www.mwcshanghai.com/conference-programmes/partner-programmes/.

Media Partners at Mobile World Congress Shanghai
CNN International is a Global Media Partner at Mobile World Congress Shanghai, as well as other global GSMA events. Additional media partners at Mobile World Congress Shanghai include Mobile World Live (Global Media Partner); BBC World News & BBC.com, Bloomberg Businessweek, CCTV2 and LinkedIn (Official Media Partners); and C114, People’s Posts and Telecommunications News and Tencent News (Strategic Media Partners). For a full list of media partners at Mobile World Congress Shanghai, visit www.mwcshanghai.com/about/sponsors-partners/.

Get Involved at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018
For more information on Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including how to attend, exhibit, partner or sponsor, visit www.mwcshanghai.com. Follow developments and updates on Mobile World Congress Shanghai through our social media channels – follow us on Twitter at @GSMA and use #MWCS18, get regular updates through our LinkedIn Showcase Page at www.linkedin.com/company/mobile-world-congress-shanghai, and follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mwcshanghai. In China, you can follow us on Sina Weibo http://weibo.com/mwcshanghai or search “GSMA_MWCS” in WeChat.

the sting Milestone

Featured Stings

Can we feed everyone without unleashing disaster? Read on

These campaigners want to give a quarter of the UK back to nature

How to build a more resilient and inclusive global system

Stopping antimicrobial resistance would cost just USD 2 per person a year

Terrorism ‘spreading and destabilizing’ entire regions, Guterres warns States, at key Kenya conference

Here’s how we get businesses to harmonize on climate change

Drones are saving lives in Tanzania’s remote communities

Dignified health for all who live here

Austria, Italy, Portugal, Spain receive €279m after natural disasters in 2019

China, forever new adventures

A day that Berlin and Brussels would remember for a long time

I cycled over 6,000km across the United States to document climate change. Here’s what I learned

Climate action ‘both a priority and a driver of the decade’: Guterres

Antitrust: Commission consults stakeholders on guidance for national courts when handling disclosure information

No more lead in PVC to protect public health, say MEPs

Commission reviews relations with China, proposes 10 actions

Available mental health services: is it only about professionals or institutions?

UN rights experts ‘gravely’ concerned at spike in civilian casualties in north-west Myanmar following internet shutdown

COVID-19: Single market must emerge stronger from the crisis, say MEPs

Europe and the tragicomic ‘black sovranismo’

Humanitarian migration falls while labour and family migration rises

Facebook has built an AI-based tool that fixes the social network when it crashes

Africa’s future is innovation rather than industrialization

UN rights expert calls for civilian protection as fighting escalates between military and armed group

East Africa locusts threaten food insecurity across subregion, alerts UN agriculture agency

Migration crisis update: What are the chances of a fair deal at this EU Summit?

2021 EU budget must focus on supporting a sustainable recovery from the pandemic

David McAllister underlines the need for rapid progress in EU-UK negotiations

Prisons are failing. It’s time to find an alternative

This tool shows you which cities will flood as ice sheets melt

How to build a digital infrastructure that benefits emerging economies

A rapid deterioration of the humanitarian situation in the war-torn Yemen

Banking Union: ECOFIN and Parliament ready to compromise

4 ways family businesses can lead the pandemic recovery

Could electric vehicles pose a threat to our power systems?

GSMA Announces Final Event Lineup for Highly Anticipated 2019 “MWC Los Angeles, in Partnership with CTIA”

Summer 2018 Interim Economic Forecast: Resilient Growth amid increased uncertainty

“The winner is who can accelerate the transition to a new digital era”. The Sting reports live from EBS 2015: a Digital Europe 4.0

EU mobilises €21 million to support Palestine refugees via the UN Relief and Works Agency

EU: Divided they stand on immigration and Trump hurricanes

Under-fives’ daily screen time should be kept to 60 minutes only, warns WHO

Preventing the Pandemic of Mental Illness

COVID-19: Emerging technologies are now critical infrastructure – what that means for governance

Mario Draghi quizzed for last time by Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee

MEPs and European Youth Forum call on EU to Invest in Youth

EU to host international donors’ conference for Albania to help with reconstruction after earthquake

Manufacturing is finally entering a new era

Business could learn plenty about cybersecurity from the secret state

In Bali, UN chief Guterres outlines importance of international financial cooperation for sustainable development

Detecting online child sexual abuse requires strong safeguards

The ‘yellow vests’ undermined Macron in France and the EU

UN conference agrees better ways for Global South countries to work together on sustainable development

How India is solving its cooling challenge

Meet Alice, the battery-powered plane that could herald the age of electric air travel

Kids who live in the countryside have better motor skills, a study in Finland has found

Cohesion Policy after 2020: preparing the future of EU investments in health

MEPs demand an end to migrant deaths across the Mediterranean Sea

Search Engine neutrality in Europe in danger: Are 160.000 Google filtering requests good enough?

Our children’s career aspirations have nothing in common with the jobs of the future

World Editors Forum President: Credible media vital in the fight against COVID-19 and fake news epidemic

Coronavirus: here’s what you need to know about face masks

Donor countries set international standard for preventing sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment in development sector

Can medical students be prepared for Global Health ethical issues?

Merkel refuses to consider the North-South schism of Eurozone

More Stings?

Advertising

Speak your Mind Here

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s