LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The GSMA today announced the first speakers for the 2018 Mobile 360 – Russia & CIS conference, which will take place 30-31 October 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel Moscow. Sponsors for the event include MTS (Host Sponsor); Huawei (Headline Sponsor); Kazakhtelecom (Headline Mobile Sponsor); Cisco and Qualcomm (Industry Sponsors) and MegaFon (Mobile Partner). Mobile 360 – Russia & CIS is a regionally-focused event drawing senior leaders from government and regulatory bodies, the international ICT industry, and other economic sectors to address the implementation of the region’s digital economic plans.
“We are excited to be bringing the Mobile 360 Series to Russia, convening key stakeholders to examine the pivotal role that mobile is playing in the digital economy strategies of Russia and other CIS countries, which aim to stimulate growth, foreign investment and global competitiveness through a focus on science and technology,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “Over two days, the spotlight will be on the exciting new opportunities delivered through mobile technology, with discussions on topics that are vital to continued growth and development in the region.”
At Mobile 360 – Russia & CIS, CEOs and senior executives from leading companies in the mobile industry and throughout the digital ecosystem will address the most pressing trends and issues in mobile. Speakers confirmed to present at Mobile 360 – Russia & CIS include:
- Kishen Mangat, VP and GM, Cisco
- Sebastian Tolstoy, President, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Ericsson
- Anton Ustimenko, Partner, Technology, Media and Telecommunications Sector Leader, CESA , Ernst & Young
- Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA
- Paul Scanlan, CTO, Huawei
- Anna Serebryanikova, COO, MegaFon
- Aleksey Kornya, President and CEO, MTS
- Sergey Emdin, CEO, Tele2 Russia
- Kaan Terzioglu, CEO, Turkcell
For more information on the conference, including the agenda and complete speaker list, visit www.mobile360series.com/russia-cis/agenda/.
Day One of Mobile 360 – Russia & CIS will explore the region’s digital economy ambitions and how it can position itself as a global leader in 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) adoption. Issues that will be addressed include how current policies position the region for digital transformation, the role of regulation in facilitating innovation and the business models needed to support the rapid rollout of new technologies such as 5G and IoT.
Day Two, following the morning discussions on the future of the digital era, Huawei will lead a half-day forum on digital evolution, featuring discussions and case studies on 5G. Vedomosti will host a keynote session and attendees will be also able to attend a selection of in-depth GSMA workshops on digital identity, capacity building, Rich Communications Services (RCS) and IoT.
Mobile 360 – Russia & CIS Registration Now Open
Registration for Mobile 360 – Russia & CIS is now open; individuals wishing to attend should visit www.mobile360series.com/russia-cis/attend/attendee-registration/. For further information on Mobile 360 – Russia & CIS, including sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.mobile360series.com/russia-cis/overview/. Developments and updates on Mobile 360 – Russia & CIS (#M360RCIS) and the entire Mobile 360 Series (#Mobile360) of events is available on Twitter @GSMAEVENTS, on Facebook www.facebook.com/Mobile360Series and on LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/company/gsma-mobile-360-series. Keep up to date with broader GSMA news and activity through @GSMA.
About the GSMA
The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting more than 750 operators with over 350 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces the industry-leading MWC events held annually in Barcelona, Los Angeles and Shanghai, as well as the Mobile 360 Series of regional conferences.
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