GSMA Mobile 360 Series - Transforming into Digital Societies with IoT, AI, Blockchain

Transforming into Digital Societies with IoT, AI, Blockchain


IoT+AI+Blockchain Summit:
Transforming into Digital Societies with IoT, AI, Blockchain

IoT+AI+Blockchain Summit



09:00 – 09:20

Welcome and Introduction


  • Emanuela Lecchi , Acting Head of APAC, GSMA
  • Terence Wong, Market Development Director, APAC, GSMA

09:20 – 10:40

Understanding the Important Role MNOs Play in Accelerating the Progression of Digital Societies: An overview of the latest developments from MNO’s, and understanding how they support innovation and transformation in private and public sectors across APAC


  • Dr. Piya Patcharamaneepakorn, Engineering Expert, True Corporation Plc.
  • Dr. Indika Samarakoon, Head – M2M/IOT Strategy Development & Partner Management, Dialog Axiata Plc.
  • Choon Jeng Chong, Director, IoT Partnership, SingTel group
  • Thibaut Girard, SVP, DTAC

10:40 – 11:10

Networking & Coffee

11:10 – 11:30

Panel discussion: Delivering IoT at scale
GSMA Intelligence forecasts that IoT connections will reach 25 billion globally in 2025, up from 6.3 billion in 2016. APAC will continue to be the largest regional IoT market by 2025. For scaling, enterprises and innovators demand a robust, secure, interoperable network with reasonable connectivity pricing. Are operator ready to satisfy the market request, and provide a sustainable business model? Beyond connectivity, what can operator help and offer?


  • Tenny Sum, Senior Principal Consultant, Huawei
  • Choon Jeng Chong, Director, IoT Partnership, SingTel group
  • Thibaut Girard, SVP, DTAC
  • Terence Wong, Market Development Director, GSMA (Moderator)

11:30 – 12:30

Case study on new technology solution deployed in the market

(11:30 – 11:50)
Accelerating digital society transformation through AI – The internet is a powerful equalizer, capable of propelling new ideas and people forward, especially those that may otherwise be excluded due to disabilities, social status, poverty, etc. Our mission at Google is to make sure that information serves everyone, not just a few. We will share how AI has accelerated the transformation to a more inclusive digital society.


  • Monica Tsai, Head of Telco Partnerships, APAC, Google

(11:50 – 12:10)
Smart business – Sharing innovative business models and use cases with NB-IoT/CAT-M1 and AI applied in Parking, Utility, Agriculture, and Cold storage and more.


  • Johnson Chang, Executive Vice President, Nietzsche Enterprise Co.

(12:10 – 12:30)
Smart building – True Digital Park showcases


  • Mr. Thanasorn Jaidee, President, True Digital Park

12:30 – 13:30


13:30 – 13:50

Smart agriculture – Know your product:
Food safety is a global problem which significantly affects the public health in both developed and developing countries. Let us see how IoT+Blockchain save the confidence of consumer.


  • Pan Jun, CEO, Terabits Technology

13:50 – 14:20

Panel discussion: Smart Supply Chain in the Seafood Industry
The fisheries industry is a functioning business ecosystem whereby seafood products are harvested, processed, sold, exported, shipped, imported, resold by wholesalers, and ultimately sold or served to consumers. This business ecosystem has many inefficiencies. How Mobile IoT and blockchain can help to integrate the whole supply chain, create the incentives and significant benefits to the ecosystem? This panel discussion includes a telco, the trader, processor, a crypto expert and retail.


  • Alistair Douglas, Founder and Partner, Eachmile
  • Darian McBain, Global Director of Sustainability, Thai Union
  • Wesley Xia, North America Regional partner/Co-founder, THBU (水木未名) Capital/Qidian University
  • Mr. Arin Pruksanusak, Senior BD Executive, True IoT
  • Stephanie Arrowsmith, Co-Founder, The Impact Hub Jakarta and Asia Engagement Lead, Second Muse (Moderator)

14:20 – 14:40

Smart home – Make you home smarter with connectivity and intelligence.


  • Mr Jong-Seok Lee, Team Leader/Senior Manager, Home IoT Product Planning Team, LG Uplus

14:40 – 15:00

Smart Pole, Gateway to Smarter City
Apart from intelligent street lighting, Smart Pole also has many additional functions; WIFI hotspot, environment measurement, CCTV, smart surveillance for road, information launching, emergency video alarm, mini-base station, RFID verifying and positioning, EV charger, DSRC vehicle monitoring module and much more. Smart Pole makes collecting big data and intelligent data management for smart cities a reality.


  • Dr. HongWei Song, Professor of Zhejiang University & Founder, Fonda Technology Co.,Ltd

15:00 – 15:20

Smart City and Transit Planning with Telco Data
How the world moves is changing. But are city and transit planning methods changing to reflect modern mobility services and how people travel? Learn how telco data provides unique insights into how people move and how it’s being harnessed to transform city and transit planning.


  • Alexander Montefiore, VP of APAC Sales and Business Development, Teralytics

15:20 – 15:40

Smart Delivery – Elevating Businesses & Societies with Innovative UAV solutions.


  • Michael Currie, Founder & CEO, Fling

15:40 – 15:55

Securing the IoT – Apply best practice to reduce risks.


  • David Turkington, Head of Technology, APAC, GSMA

15:55 – 16:00



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