Where the unstoppable force of innovation meets the immovable need for connectivity

By Zehra Chudry, Research Manager, GSMA

It has never been a more exciting time for digital transformation than right now; traditional brands are completely re-evaluating their competitive edge, start-ups are redefining the economics of business, providers are innovating at an unprecedented rate, the media are excited and the consumer wants everything faster.

This is the dawn of the intelligently connected society.

We are excited to welcome you to Mobile 360 MENA, taking place on the 26 and 27 November at the Ritz-Carlton Dubai.

Where better to host this gathering than the heart of the Middle East, Dubai. No other city best demonstrates that with collective effort from full ecosystem, the right technology and investment, that the sky is the limit.

The two day programme covers a variety of topics, led by cutting edge speakers:

Muscat to Rabat – A Journey through the Arab world in 7 Innovations

Attend the Session to see how AI, IoT, 5G and other connectivity tools are changing the face of business across seven industry verticals across the region

Speakers Include:
Andrew Hanna, COO, Omantel
Jawad Abbassi, Head of MENA, GSMA
John Giusti, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA
Marwan Hayek, CEO and Chairman, Alfa Lebanon
Osman Sultan, CEO, Du

Green 5G – is this the industry’s Endgame?

Attend the Session if you are committed to developing efficient, green technology for the Digital Economy

Speakers include:
Adel Shakeri, Director of Public Transportation Systems, Dubai Roads and Transportations Authority
Dr Boutheina Guermazi, Director of Digital Development Department, Infrastructure Practice Group, World Bank
Elif Yenihan Kaya, Network Planning Director, Turkcell
Fadi Pharaon, Senior Vice President and Head of Market Area Middle East & Africa, Ericsson
Justin Springham, Director of Media Content and Broadcast, Mobile World Live

Connectivity is a basic need, but what about data privacy?

Attend the Session to understanding the data privacy and network security gaps and how to solve these

Speakers Include:
Baher Esmat, VP, Stakeholder Engagement – Middle East, ICANN
Firas Oggar, Group General Counsel, Zain Group
Jade Nester, Director, Consumer Policy, GSMA
Nowaf Al Mutiri, Corporate Analytics & Data Governance GM, STC
Otto Williams, VP, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Fintech & Ventures CEMEA, Visa
Rabih Dabboussi, Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Business Development, DarkMatter
Richard Chudzynski, Middle East Data Protection and Privacy Leader, PwC Legal
Sami Said, CSO, Tunisie Telecom

Connecting Humans

Attend the session to understand how mobile technologies are improving the quality of human life

Speakers Include:
Jeanine Vos, Head of SDG Accelerator, GSMA
Levi Clancy, Developer & Data Manager, Mosul Eye Association
Ömer Yis, Acting Chief Marketing Officer, Turkcell
Rana Al Dababneh, Communications Director, Orange
Toni Eid, CEO, Trace Media International

Creating Business Value from Intelligent Connectivity

Attend the Session to understanding the power and opportunity of intelligent connectivity

Speakers Include:
H.E. Ghassan Hasbani, Deputy Prime Minister, Government of Lebanon
Isabelle Mauro, Head of Digital Communications Industry, World Economic Forum
Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA
Nasser Sulaiman Al Nasser, CEO, STC
Osama Al-Zoubi, Chief Technology Officer, Cisco Middle East and Africa, Cisco

Smart City Transformation in 2020 and Beyond

Attend the Session to learn more about the policies and technologies enabling the creation of smart cities around the world

Speakers Include:
Erhun BAŞ, Secretary General, m-TOD
H.E. Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Government of UAE
Kenechi Okeleke, Senior Manager, Strategy, GSMA Intelligence

Find out more and register to join us at www.mobile360series.com/mena