GITEX GLOBAL - October 2023 - Dubai

Agenda

10:00 - 11:00

10:55 – 11:00
11 October 2022 | 5 Minutes
Paid
  • Gitex Global
  • Track: Telecom
  • Zabeel Hall 3, Green Stage

Welcome Address

Welcoming  Address By MC

Speakers

Ralph Simon

CEO

Mobilium

11:00 - 12:00

11:00 – 11:10
11 October 2022 | 10 Minutes
Paid
  • Gitex Global
  • Track: Telecom
  • Zabeel Hall 3, Green Stage

Opening Keynote

Speakers

Dr. Philip Song

Chief Marketing Officer

Huawei Carrier BG

11:10 – 11:40
11 October 2022 | 30 Minutes
Paid
  • Gitex Global
  • Track: Telecom
  • Zabeel Hall 3, Green Stage

Driving Network Performance to New Highs - What's Next for the World's Fastest Mobile Market?

Speakers

Luke Deryckx

CTO

Ookla

Khalid Murshed

CTIO

United Arab Emirates

Etisalat

Ekow Nelson

Global Head of e& (Etisalat)

Ericsson

11:40 – 11:50
11 October 2022 | 10 Minutes
Paid
  • Gitex Global
  • Track: Telecom
  • Zabeel Hall 3, Green Stage

Limitless Connectivity, Limitless Possibilities

Speakers

Fadi Pharaon

President, Middle East and Africa

Ericsson

11:50 – 12:00
11 October 2022 | 10 Minutes
Paid
  • Gitex Global
  • Track: Telecom
  • Zabeel Hall 3, Green Stage

FIRESIDE CHAT: Building a Modern Telco Through Acquisitions and Digital Transformation

Speakers

Jawad Abbassi

Head of MENA

GSMA 

Mikhail Gerchuk

CEO

e& international

12:00 - 13:00

12:00 – 12:50
11 October 2022 | 50 Minutes
Paid
  • Gitex Global
  • Track: Telecom
  • Zabeel Hall 3, Green Stage

Taking the First Steps Towards 6G: Aligning Regulators and Network Providers to Help Build Tomorrow's Networks

As the region continues its transformative development journey, and as the industry moves towards defining 6G, it's essential that operators and regulators work together to help deliver networks that will support an ever-increasing demand for data, but also new and sophisticated use cases

Speakers

Prof. Mérouane Debbah

Technology Innovation Institute (TII)

Chief Researcher

Mikko Lavanti

SVP Mobile Networks (MEA)

Nokia

Saleh Ahed Al Messabi

Director Spectrum Services

United Arab Emirates

TDRA UAE

May Li

VP - Solution and Marketing (Middle East) Carrier Business,

Huawei

Abdullah Shaikh Qamar

Senior Specialist – Quality & Universal Service

TRA Oman

Oman

Mark Giles

Lead Industry Analyst

Ookla

12:50 – 13:00
11 October 2022 | 10 Minutes
Paid
  • Gitex Global
  • Track: Telecom
  • Zabeel Hall 3, Green Stage

The Metaverse Change EVERYTHING

Speakers

Gil Rosen

Chief Marketing Officer

Amdocs

13:00 - 14:00

13:00 – 13:45
11 October 2022 | 45 Minutes
Paid
  • Gitex Global
  • Track: Telecom
  • Zabeel Hall 3, Green Stage

Panel: Knowing your Customer’s Optimal Experience to Deliver the Best Service

Competing on network quality alone is not enough. What are the components of the optimal customer experience as defined by your target customers? 

Speakers

Jasim Alawadi

Head of Government & Key Accounts Segments

Du

Yousef Khalili

Senior Vice President, Professional Services

Tonomus

Emir Susic

Vice President – Avaya Professional Services

Avaya International

Ralph Simon

CEO

Mobilium

Ahmed Omer

, Sr. Director/Engage X

E& enterprise

Kasia Jakimowicz

Global Lead - International Centre of Digital Innovation (I-CoDI)

ITU

Ashley Woodbridge

Field CTO Infrastructure Solutions Group - MEA

Lenovo

13:45 – 14:00
11 October 2022 | 15 Minutes
Paid
  • Gitex Global
  • Track: Telecom
  • Zabeel Hall 3, Green Stage

Telco Customer of the Future

How is transforming from a telco to ’tech-co’ is so significant? Unlocking the value of the future with disruption and opening up massive opportunities.

Speakers

Masood M. Sharif Mahmood

Chief Executive Officer

United Arab Emirates

Etisalat by e&

Ralph Simon

CEO

Mobilium

14:00 - 15:00

14:00 – 14:45
11 October 2022 | 45 Minutes
Paid
  • Gitex Global
  • Track: Telecom
  • Zabeel Hall 3, Green Stage

Digital Inclusion: Aligning Regulators & Network Providers to Bridge the Digital Divide

The Covid-19 pandemic has helped accelerate the adoption of many digital services, as people around the world have increasingly come to rely on the internet to stay connected to friends and family, work remotely, and access health and education services. However, it has also placed greater importance on bridging the digital divide, to ensure everyone has access to social and economic activity that is increasingly digital in nature. 

Speakers

Prof Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy

Nigeria

Government of Nigeria

Ralph Simon

CEO

Mobilium

Ngozi Megwa

Senior Vice President, Digital Partners and Enablers, EEMEA

Mastercard

Syed Amin Ul-Haque

Minister of IT and Telecom, Pakistan

Anne-Marie Sassen

Head of Unit Programme Managers Office

EISMEA, European Commission

14:45 – 15:00
11 October 2022 | 15 Minutes
Paid
  • Gitex Global
  • Track: Telecom
  • Zabeel Hall 3, Green Stage

Connecting the Unconnected with Aerostat Balloons Across Africa

Speakers

Micky Watkins

Founder & CEO

World Mobile

15:00 - 16:00

15:00 – 15:45
11 October 2022 | 45 Minutes
Paid
  • Gitex Global
  • Track: Telecom
  • Zabeel Hall 3, Green Stage

Panel: Expanding Mobile Coverage and Disrupting the Mobile Universe with LEOS and Decentralised Networks

Mobile operators and private networks are accelerating the 4G LTE and 5G coverage using LEO’s. This panel looks at pioneering projects that is providing greater mobile coverage in rural areas to help close the digital divide. How can operators and governments collaborate to support programs for affordable smartphones and universal services support to provide broadband services to the rural communities.

Speakers

Alex Bornyakov​

Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation

Ukraine

Government of Ukraine

Chris Ivory

Chief Commercial Officer

AST & Science

Laith Hamad

VP - Government and Regulatory Engagement

OneWeb 

Samer Bishay

Founder & CEO

Iristel

Ralph Simon

CEO

Mobilium

15:45 – 15:50
11 October 2022 | 5 Minutes
Paid
  • Gitex Global
  • Track: Telecom
  • Zabeel Hall 3, Green Stage

Building the Longest Wireless Telecommunication Link on Earth

Speakers

Saba Homami

Co-Founder & CEO

Proes

15:50 – 16:00
11 October 2022 | 10 Minutes
Paid
  • Gitex Global
  • Track: Telecom
  • Zabeel Hall 3, Green Stage

Metaverse Music Festival with Volumetric Video

Speakers

Seung Yoon Baek

Team Leader of Metaverse Content Team

SK Telecom

16:00 - 17:00

16:00 – 20:00
11 October 2022 | 240 Minutes
Paid
  • Gitex Global
  • Track: Telecom
  • Zabeel Hall 3, Green Stage

Game On! Mobile Entertainment on 5G

The giant leaps forward in the sheer network speed, latency and processing power of both computers and mobile handsets is redefining the world of gaming and entertainment. This panel looks at the next generation of gaming where content creators and distributors maximise the potential of mobile technology to invent new formats and experiences for consumers. 

Speakers

Christian Glessner

CEO

Hololux GmbH

Germany

Karim Ibrahim

Founder & CEO

RobocomVR

Ralph Simon

CEO

Mobilium