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Congratulations, you have been approved to attend Mobile 360 – Digital Societies taking place 24-26 September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at the JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur. This page details everything you need to know about planning your visit to Mobile 360 – Digital Societies.

Venue Location

Mobile 360 – Digital Societies takes place at the JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

Venue Address
Bukit Bintang
55100 Kuala Lumpur

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Badge Collection

Attendees must arrive a valid photo ID (passport or national ID card) in order to collect your badge at the registration desk.

Registration Opening Hours*

Date Time
Tuesday, 24 Sep 07:30 – 18:00
Wednesday, 25 Sep 08:30 – 19:00
Thursday, 26 Sep 08:30 – 16:00

*Times are subject to change.

Your pass includes access to the conference, all conference sessions, networking programmes, daily lunches, and most workshops presented by GSMA and our partners. In order to attend the GSMA Advance Training Course: 5G – The Path to the Next Generation, you will need purchase access to this one-of-a-kind training session. Once you click upgrade your pass, a secure payment link will be sent via email to allow you to complete the purchase. All major credit and debit cards are accepted.

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5G — The Path to the Next Generation

Join us for a 5G Training course

This one and half day course offers participants the chance to learn about the underlying technologies and concepts associated with 5G as well as the regulatory issues that affect the deployment of 5G networks and services.


25 September | 14:00 – 17:00
26 September | 9:00 – 17:00


The mobile industry is preparing to embark on the transition to 5G technology that will build on the achievements of 4G while also creating new opportunities for innovation. 5G will usher in a new era that will see connectivity become increasingly fluid and flexible. On this course, participants learn about the underlying technologies and concepts associated with 5G and discover the key differences between 5G and previous generations of mobile technology. The course also highlights new business models made possible via the introduction of 5G as well as the regulatory issues that affect the deployment of 5G networks and services.

Course Objectives

  • Learn about the underlying technologies and concepts associated with 5G.
  • Discover the key differences between 5G and previous generations of mobile technology.
  • Examine the role regulation will play as operators look to unlock the benefits of future 5G services.


Johnny Kim
Strategic Engagement Director and Head of North East Asia, GSMA
“Johnny” John David Kim is Strategic Engagement Director and Head of North East Asia at the GSMA. In this role, he is responsible for engaging with GSMA mobile operator members, ecosystem partners and government/policymakers in the Asia Pacific region. His activities involve working closely with these organisations to introduce, implement and execute GSMA initiatives and programmes. With over 20 years of research and consulting experience in the ICT and Telecoms industry in North East Asia, Johnny has executed and directed major research and consulting studies for MNOs, vendors and government and regulatory organisations. Johnny completed studies in Science and Business/Marketing at the University of Melbourne and Swinburne University of Technology, respectively and has completed postgraduate studies in Economics and Applied Information Systems. As of September 2017, Johnny also holds the position of Adjunct Professor at Yonsei University Graduate School of Information in Seoul, Korea.

Dongwook Kim
Network Technical Specialist, Future Networks, GSMA
Dongwook Kim is a Network Technical Specialist in the Future Networks Programme of the GSMA. In the programme, he is responsible for facilitating the deployment of 5G for GSMA’s members and identifying innovations that can improve the economics of the network. He was the main editor of “Road to 5G: Introduction and Migration” whitepaper and is currently coordinating discussions on selected issues that involves the balance of market requirements and technical feasibility. Before joining the GSMA, Dongwook worked as a research engineer in the department of technology strategy at KT, overseeing and formulating strategies in networks and next generation media. He was represented KT in ITU-T in standardizing 5G and championed QoS (Quality of Service) work under the Focus Group on IMT-2020. He holds a B.A. in Physics and M.Eng. in Management Science from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He is currently Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate School of Innovation & Technology Management at KAIST, specializing in management of innovation in the Information and Communications Technology.

Why GSMA Advance?

GSMA Advance offers high-quality evidence-based training courses for mobile operators and other commercial organisations. Our courses are underpinned with insights from policy experts and research and data from GSMA Intelligence, the definitive source of mobile operator data.

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Negotiated Hotel Rates

We have negotiated reduced rates at several area hotels. In order to take advantage of these offers, please fill in the appropriate form for the hotel below and email the hotel directly. You can also call the hotel directly and mention you are with GSMA M360.

The Westin Kuala Lumpur
CC: and
TEL: +603 2731 8333
FAX: +603 2773 8061

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Pavilion Hotel by Banyan Tree, Kuala Lumpur
FAX: +603 2113 2999

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Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur
FAX: +603 2142 1441

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Dorsett Kuala Lumpur
TEL: +603 2716 1224

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The success of Mobile 360 – Digital Societies depends the work you put into making the event a success. To assist you in getting the most from your involvement, we have assembled a variety of assets for download. Please feel free to share your involvement across your social media and marketing channels.

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Invite your MNO Customers

We encourage you to invite your MNO clients to attend by contacting the Registration Team using their business email address for instructions on how to obtain their complimentary pass.

Conference Agenda

Under the theme Platforms for the Digital Economy, a line-up of industry leading speakers discuss how technologies including AI, Blockchain, Fintech, and 5G are being developed and deployed throughout APAC. Mobile 360 – Digital Societies shines a light on the case studies with the power to change lives in the region and showcase APAC innovation like never before.

Stay tuned for our agenda and speaker announcements.

Attend a Workshop or Side Session

Mobile 360 – Digital Societies features a variety of meetings, interactive workshops, and partner programmes open to attendees. If you are interested in attending a session, please enquire at the Registration Desk about availability.

  • Mobile Money APAC Forum
  • The Role of Mobile as an Assistive Technology
  • International Infrastructure Summit sponsored by edotco
  • eSIM Connectivity at Scale sponsored by ARM
  • Unlocking the Value in Digital Identity in Hyper Connected World
  • APAC IoT Innovation Summit
  • Policy Day: Transformational Regulatory Policies to support Industry 4.0 and 5G: By invitation only
  • APAC Network Security Seminar