Tuesday 25 Feb


Conference Overview

09:00 - 10:20
Keynote 5
Auditorium 1

11:00 - 12:00
Keynote 6
Auditorium 1

12:15 - 13:15

Women4Tech: Transforming

Auditorium 2

12:15 - 13:15

Creating Content for the Masses

Auditorium 4

Media & Entertainment

More online content is available today than a person could consume in a lifetime. The choices create challenges: How do you create content that stands out? What are the metrics that define successful content? In this session, industry executives will discuss their approach toward curating content for the masses.

12:15 - 13:15

A How To Guide: Transforming Your Business for Industry X

Auditorium 4

Industry X

Businesses must shift their mindsets to be able to move with the rapid rate of change and capitalize on Industry X. This session brings this to life, through practical case studies from the enterprise and telco perspective; How should enterprises look to transform? What are some of the critical investments that must be made?

12:15 -13:15

The Big Debate: Is Consumer 5G an ROI Nightmare?

Auditorium 5

Connectivity: The 5G Era

Enterprise 5G attracts attention but most 5G roll-outs so far have been B2C. Is this competing for ‘digital kudos’ at the expense of solid business strategies? Or thinking beyond simple measures of ARPU?

Come examine the business case (or lack of one) for consumer 5G.

14:00 - 15:00

Women4Tech: Encouraging and Empowering

Auditorium 2

14:00 - 15:00

Evolving Media Platforms and the Battle for Viewers
Auditorium 3

Media & Entertainment

For each new streaming service that comes to market, there is an audience of voracious viewers ready to subscribe. All audiences are looking for high quality and on-demand content; but platforms must differentiate themselves to stay ahead. Join this session to learn what it takes to breakthrough and win audiences.

14:00 - 15:00

Reskilling for Industry X: People-Powered Innovation

Auditorium 4

Industry X

Organisations are facing major skills gaps as we enter an era where technologies like IIoT, data analytics, AI and robotics have become central to business. Those with the right skill set are hard to find and companies are competing over a limited talent pool. New approaches are needed - perhaps A.I. has the answer?

14:00 - 15:00

Edge Computing: Value, Competition and its Place in the 5G Era

Auditorium 5

Connectivity: The 5G Era

Edge computing will form an essential part of future networks, cloud services, gaming and more. This session will bring together diverse perspectives on the future value of edge computing, who is positioned to capture that value, and its place in the wider context of the 5G era.

Join us to understand how Edge Computing will shape the next decade.

15:15 - 16:15

Women4Tech: Innovating

Auditorium 2

15:15 - 16:15

Future Tech: Transforming Live Events

Auditorium 3

Media & Entertainment

Businesses can no longer rely on fans only watching a concert, game or show at a venue or on TV. Fans want personal and customizable experiences with their entertainment, wherever they are. Limitless connectivity, immersive technology and accessible platforms have already created new opportunities to engage with fans. What’s next?

15:15 - 16:15

IoT Data Analytics: From Data to Actionable Insights

Auditorium 4

Industry X

The number of cellular IoT connections will hit 3.5B in 2023, generating vast amounts of data. GSMAi forecasts $1.1 trillion of IoT revenues for 2025, but organisations feel challenges to realising this opportunity. Operators should expect a spike in demand for data analytics, cloud services and security, presenting a potentially lucrative market.

15:15 - 16:15

Discussion: “A Next-Gen Network Demands a Next-Gen Organisation”

Auditorium 5

Connectivity: The 5G Era

Future networks won’t work on the ‘build it and they will come’ principle. During this session, operators and thinkers investigate the new dynamic between technology, operations and commercial teams in creating and executing a technical strategy; and changes already taking place.

Join us if you are exploring how to cut through traditional organisational silos.

16:30 - 17:45

GLOMO Award Ceremony

Auditorium 1

The #GLOMOAwards returns to MWC Barcelona 2020. With a revamped ceremony to recognise and honour the individuals, the teams, the organisations and the partnerships which have changed the meaning of what it is to be connected. Join us as we celebrate 25 years of excellence in the mobile and digital world

16:30 - 18:30

Connectivity: The 5G Era - Event Topic Sponsor Networking Reception

Hall 4 Piazza

By invitation only - More info coming soon!

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