GSMA Outlines New Developments for MWC19 Shanghai
The GSMA today announced new developments for MWC19 Shanghai, including recently confirmed keynote and 4YFN speakers, Artificial Intelligence Accelerate Programme, leading players showcasing latest mobile technologies at the GSMA Innovation City, Seminars and Forums and newly joined exhibitors, partners and sponsors. Taking place 26 - 28 June 2019 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), the GSMA expects more than 60,000 professionals from over 110 countries and territories representing a wide range of industry sectors to attend.
“Intelligent Connectivity, encompassing 5G, AI, IoT and Big Data, is paving the way for a new era which is set to impact almost every aspect of our daily lives,” said John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd. “Across MWC19 Shanghai, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from leaders who are driving this innovation globally. They will have access to exciting experiences and discussions through the exhibition and specialised programmes such as Artificial Intelligence Accelerate Programme, Digital Leaders, Women4Tech, 4YFN and more. We look forward once again to welcoming the mobile industry to Shanghai.”
New Keynote Speakers Confirmed
The GSMA announced additional keynote speakers for the MWC19 Shanghai conference programme, including:
- Yang Jie, Executive Director and Chairman, China Mobile
- Jing Ulrich, Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
- Cristiano Amon, President, Qualcomm
These executives join previously announced speakers including:
- Hooi Ling Tan, Co-Founder, Grab Group
- Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA
- Ken Hu, Deputy Chairman, Huawei
- Greg Wyler, Chairman, OneWeb
- Sigve Brekke, President and CEO, Telenor Group
- Xu Ziyang, CEO, ZTE
For more information on the conference, including the agenda and keynote speakers, visit: www.mwcshanghai.com/conference-programmes/.
Headline Speakers at 4 Years From Now (4YFN)
Meet the headline speakers taking part in 4YFN’s start-up focused conference programme:
- Cindy Chow, Executive Director, Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund
- Minjun Liang, Venture Partner, ATM Capital
- Michelle Wu, Chief Information Officer, General Electric Power
- Janet Tang, Chief Strategy Officer, Lenovo Group
- Chad Xu, CEO and Founding Partner, Shenzhen Valley Ventures
4YFN, the GSMA’s start-up programme, is extending its investor presence at the event by welcoming on board new Investors Club member Shenzhen Valley Ventures and bringing back long-term partner Cathay Innovation. Community partners Momentum Works, Tusstar and Chinaccelerator will bring innovative and exciting startups to the exhibition floor and the Discovery Area Stage, while Mobile World Capital will bring a delegation of Spanish startups and Sud de France will sponsor an exclusive VIP reception. A custom working lounge provided by Spaces will be open to all visitors.
For more information about 4YFN, visit: www.mwcshanghai.com/experiences/4yfn/.
First Artificial Intelligence Accelerate Programme at MWC Shanghai
New to MWC19 Shanghai, the Artificial Intelligence Accelerate Programme will host a range of activities that bring together stakeholders including policymakers, industry leaders, AI specialists, academia and start-ups, to discuss key policy forumulation, stimulate new innovations and explore how AI can be applied throughout the digital economy. The programme, held from 25-28 June, includes events such as AI in Network Seminar, AI Policy Roundtable, Think AI Summit, AI Trust Panels partnered with Digital Asia Hub - a think tank incubated by Harvard University and a number of workshops. For details about Artificial Intelligence Accelerate Programme, visit: www.mwcshanghai.com/about/get-involved/ai/.
GSMA Innovation City Showcasing Latest Mobile Technologies
Located in Hall N5, the GSMA Innovation City will once again put a spotlight on the latest leading mobile products and solutions and how they are positively impacting society and helping to create a better future. The City includes interactive demonstrations by new partners China Mobile Migu and Singtel, who join previously announced companies, including BICS, Huawei, myFC and Shanghai Ratta Smart Technology. The City will also host exhibits from the GSMA’s industry programmes including Future Networks, Identity and the Internet of Things. Demonstrations include how blockchain is helping to monetize the value of IoT data, how drones and unmanned boats are supporting environmental monitoring and how China’s mobile operators are using mobile authentication to help consumers make daily financial transactions. For more information about the GSMA Innovation City, visit: www.mwcshanghai.com/exhibition/gsma-innovation-city/.
Additional Exhibitors and Sponsors Confirmed for MWC19 Shanghai
Taking centre stage in Super Hall N3, leading industry players include China Information and Communication Technologies (CICT), China Mobile, China Telecom, Ericsson, New H3C, Nokia Shanghai Bell and ZTE will feature the application of 5G technology in the intelligent connected era. Newly confirmed exhibitors and sponsors for MWC19 Shanghai include Ericsson as the “Connectivity Event Theme Sponsor”, new exhibitors Apigate, Gemalto, FIME, Gosuncn Technology, Intracom Telecom, Korea Information and Technology Industry Association (KICTA), Microsoft China, SI-Tech join previously announced companies including Lenovo, Qualcomm, OPPO, Samsung, vivo, among others. For more information on the exhibition, visit: www.mwcshanghai.com/exhibition/.
DISPLAY CHINA 2019 Co-located For Second Year at MWC19 Shanghai
DISPLAY CHINA will be a concurrent event with MWC19 Shanghai for the second year in Hall E5 at the SNIEC and will promote the latest flexible and HD displays and future innovative applications. MWC Shanghai attendees holding VIP, Gold, All Exhibition or Press/Analyst passes will have access to Display China 2019. For more information about Display China, visit: www.mwcshanghai.com/exhibition/display-china/.
GSMA Forums and Seminars
The GSMA will host a range of forums and seminars at MWC19 Shanghai to provide insights and updates on key industry developments.
- GSMA Future IoT Convention, sponsored by Nokia Shanghai Bell and Sunsea AIoT
- 4th 5G Spectrum & Policy Forum, co-hosted by GSA
- eSIM Forum, sponsored by Valid
- Future Broadband Forum, co-hosted by C114
- 5G Network Forum
For more information on GSMA Forums and Seminars, visit: www.mwcshanghai.com/conference-programmes/forums-seminars/.
Register and Get Involved at MWC19 Shanghai
Registration to attend MWC19 Shanghai is now open, for information on registration and pass types, please visit: www.mwcshanghai.com/attend/register/
For more information on MWC19 Shanghai, including how to attend, exhibit, partner or sponsor, visit www.mwcshanghai.com. Follow developments and updates on MWC19 Shanghai through our social media channels – follow us on Twitter at @GSMA and use #MWC19, get regular updates through our LinkedIn Showcase Page at www.linkedin.com/showcase/mwcshanghai/, and follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mwcshanghai. In China, you can follow us on Sina Weibo weibo.com/mwcshanghai or search “GSMA_MWCS” in WeChat.
About the GSMA
The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting more than 750 operators with nearly 400 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces the industry-leading MWC events held annually in Barcelona, Los Angeles and Shanghai, as well as the Mobile 360 Series of regional conferences.
For more information, please visit the GSMA corporate website at www.gsma.com. Follow the GSMA on Twitter: @GSMA.
For the GSMA
+852 2533 9956
+44 79 7662 4962
MWC19 Shanghai Press Office
About Business Wire
(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, World Economic Forum and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Host Pandemic Exercise and Livestream16.10.2019 19:18:00 CEST | Press release
The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, with the World Economic Forum and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will host Event 201 , a multimedia global pandemic exercise on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in New York City. The public may register and participate in the simultaneous virtual exercise in English, 8:50 a.m.-12:30 p.m. EDT at centerforhealthsecurity.org/event201/. The exercise underscores the need for global public-private cooperation to mitigate economic and societal impacts of severe pandemics. In recent years, the world has seen a growing number of epidemic events, about 200 per year, which strain limited resources. A large global pandemic would be disruptive to health, economies, and society. Economic studies show that pandemics could be the cause of an average annual economic loss of 0.7% of global GDP—or $570 billion. Event 201, played by 15 leaders of businesses, governments, and public health, will illustrate realistic policy problems that must be addressed under pres
Murray Energy Corporation Extends Forbearance Agreements with its Lenders and Elects Not to Make Interest Payments to Noteholders16.10.2019 17:47:00 CEST | Press release
As previously disclosed, on October 2, 2019 Murray Energy Corporation (“Murray Energy” or “the Company”) entered into forbearance agreements with lenders holding in excess of 50% of outstanding loans under its Superpriority Credit and Guaranty Agreement and with lenders holding in excess of 50% of outstanding loans under its ABL and FILO credit facilities. Under the terms of the forbearance agreements, the lenders agreed to forbear from exercising any and all remedies available to them in respect of any event of default arising from the missed amortization and interest payments due on September 30, 2019. On October 15, 2019, Murray Energy and its lenders amended the previously disclosed forbearance agreements, extending the forbearance period through 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on October 28, 2019, unless further extended. The forbearance agreements will terminate upon the earlier of the end of the forbearance period or the occurrence of a specified forbearance termination event. With d
Tealium Expands Leadership Team, Appoints World-Class Marketing Executive as CMO16.10.2019 15:37:00 CEST | Press release
Tealium, the trusted leader in real-time customer data orchestration, today announced that Heidi Bullock has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Bullock previously served as CMO at Engagio, and prior to that as Group Vice President of Global Marketing at Marketo. “We are thrilled to have Heidi joining the executive team at Tealium,” said Jeff Lunsford, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tealium. “She is a fantastic addition, not only due to her extensive knowledge in marketing but also her impressive leadership experience in building and scaling high-performance marketing teams. Heidi will undoubtedly help us expand our market position in a high growth market and continue to solidify us as a global leader in the industry.” Most recently she was the CMO of Engagio, where she was responsible for the go-to-market strategy, product marketing, internal sales, corporate communications, and helping create the ABM Automation category. Prior to Engagio, Heidi was the Group Vice P
JD Events: Plant Based World Launches in the UK16.10.2019 14:44:00 CEST | Press release
Following the huge success of the Plant Based World Conference & Expo in New York, organiser JD Events is delighted to announce the launch of Plant Based World Europe in London in 2020. The UK is Europe’s largest market for plant-based foods, valued at £470m versus $4.5bn in the US, and is growing at an exponential rate. Adoption of a plant-based lifestyle is sweeping the globe as people everywhere are becoming aware of the human health, environmental and ethical implications of consuming more plant-based products. One in six food products launched in the UK in 2018 carried a vegan claim. “The fundamental shift away from animal product consumption towards more wholesome, plant-based options is our opportunity as a society to create a healthier world for future generations”, commented Ben Davis, Content & Communications Director, Plant Based World Conference & Expo. “Our goal at PBW is to accelerate this shift by providing a professional platform for the global plant-based market to blo
European DataWarehouse Releases Updated Version of EDITOR as European Commission Publishes RTS on Disclosure16.10.2019 13:31:00 CEST | Press release
The European Commission today published the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on Disclosure Requirements, a key building block of the EU Securitisation Regulation (EU) 2017/2402. Once the European Parliament and the Council endorse the RTS, it will be published in the Official Journal of the European Union (EU). In the absence of objections, the new disclosure requirements, including ESMA’s new reporting templates, will come into force in Q1 2020. European DataWarehouse (ED) has been preparing for the implementation of the new disclosure regime since the Securitisation Regulation entered into force on 17 January 2018, and already offers a number of related services for originators, sponsors and SSPEs. Notably, ED launched a new version of its web-based reporting solution, EDITOR, earlier this week. EDITOR covers all reporting requirements for both public and private ABS and ABCP transactions, including the ability to submit reporting templates in ESMA’s prescribed XML format. Dr. Ch
Mavenir Launches Fully Virtualized 4G/5G OpenRAN Solution16.10.2019 13:00:00 CEST | Press release
Mavenir, a US headquartered Network Software Provider, and the industry's only end-to-end cloud-native vendor for CSPs, has announced the launch and availability of its fully virtualized 4G/5G OpenRAN solution. Operators can evolve their network now to a hardware agnostic, cost effective solution and be ready for 5G with a software upgrade. Mavenir’s OpenRAN extends virtualization to the edge of the network and provides strategic differentiation by enabling multisource Remote Radio Units (RRUs) to interwork with the virtualized Cloud Base Band software over ethernet Fronthaul (FH), using the O-RAN open interface overcoming the traditional constraints of the proprietary walled garden specifications used by the other traditional equipment vendors. Highlights include: Support for O-RAN 7.2 Radio Architecture with Open Interfaces Support for 3GPP Split 2 Architecture with Open Interfaces Scalability and independence from proprietary hardware, faster time to market of new features Ability t