Conference Overview

The uniquely diverse and highly ambitious MENA region is home to some of the world’s most dynamic and visionary operators and governments. Their explorations into the first installations using cutting-edge technology – IoT, AI, Digital Identity, 5G, and more – prop up the MENA region as a beacon for cities of the future. While many countries race to 5G, the GCC States project to be among the first countries globally to launch 5G networks, with commercial deployments planned in the UAE in 2019 and Qatar in 2020.

Accordingly, Mobile 360 Series – MENA showcases the impressive commitment made by the region’s operators and governments to investing in transformative technologies such as AI, Blockchain and 5G. The conference agenda aims to demonstrate the socioeconomic impact of this commitment, featuring an unparalleled speaker roster and balanced agenda with essential perspectives from across the ecosystem, including operators, governments, and vertical industries outside the mobile ecosystem.

The conference sessions are crafted to reflect the fast-moving market developments of the region. This year the topics include:

  • A Vision for Blockchain in MENA
  • Artificial Intelligence and Enhanced Customer Experience
  • Cybersecurity
  • Big Data
  • Business Models for Operators in North Africa
  • IoT and The Future of AgTech in MENA
  • Commercialisation of 5G
  • Regulatory Modernisation
  • Digital Transformation and Strategic Partnerships
  • Digital Identity

The conference is formed by a variety of insightful keynote presentations, panel discussions, workshops and in-depth case studies, all aimed at senior-level decision-makers across the digital landscape.

Join us in Dubai and be part of the conversation with the rapidly expanding mobile ecosystem at the only official GSMA event targeted towards the entire MENA region.

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