IoT Summit @ Thrive APAC Digital Societies

IoT Summit @ Thrive APAC Digital Societies

Start: Tuesday 3 November 2020 10:00

End: Wednesday 4 November 2020 12:30

Venue: GSMA Thrive online platform

APAC IoT Summit is now open for sponsorship. Position yourself as a market leader in the Asia-Pacific region by securing prime branding opportunities and showcasing your latest innovative solutions at Thrive APAC Digital Societies from 3 to 5 November 2020. For details, please contact Charlotte Yang or Simon Hayman.

Discover the insights shared by the IoT experts from the APAC IoT Summit at Thrive APAC Digital Societies.

The APAC IoT Summit at the Thrive APAC Digital Societies will cover:

  • How operators are integrating Mobile IoT with new 5G solutions in Asia-Pacific
  • What the future of 5G will mean for the IoT
  • How IoT solutions beyond connectivity are transforming business and industries
  • Why partnering in the wider ecosystem is central to success in the IoT


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IoT Summit – What 5G IoT Means for Smart Cities and Enterprises | 3 November 2020 | 14:30 – 15:30 (GMT+8)

Asia Pacific share of IoT revenue in 2020 this will further increase to 38% by 2025 as government stimulus plans help digital transformation efforts across the region. Have the cities and enterprises embraced the technology to realise the benefits?
Topic Speaker
IoT revenue: state of the market 2020 and COVID-19 Sylwia, Kechiche, Principal Analyst IoT, GSMA Intelligence
Keynote: Building 5G IoT ecosystem for smart cities, enterprises and manufacturers on digital transformation
Would 5G bring the unprecedented benefits? What are the examples and learning today?
Tanapong Ittisakulchai, Chief Enterprise Business Officer, AIS Thailand
Joint presentation: Epidemic accelerates the imperative role of IoT towards the self-production ambition in large agriculture country.
The epidemic impacts lot of human activities, logistics and the productivity. How can IoT support the agriculture industry to improve the productivity? Massive IoT and AI is essential to support self-production ambition in large population APAC countries. Learn how it can be realized step by step with strategic partnership.
Feby Sallyanto, Chief Business Officer, XL Axiata
Tommy Wattimena Widjaja, CEO, Sierad Produce
Keynote: Oil and gas industry in transformation
The oil and gas industry comes with specific digitization and digital transformation challenges, among others depending on the process and operation. In the digitalization initiatives of the industry, the Industrial IoT, big data and artificial intelligence play a major role.
Keynote: Connected Skies
The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) market is one of the most quickly growing and innovative sectors of the IoT and presents a huge commercial and strategic opportunity for various sector.
To be announced
Q&A and Wrap Up

IoT Summit – How 5G IoT is Transforming Manufacturing | 3 November 2020 | 16:00 – 17:00 (GMT+8)

Manufacturing is undergoing a major generational shift. Industry 4.0, the digitisation and advancement of the manufacturing processes and ecosystem, is set to create far more flexible, efficient and sustainable production lines. 5G for IoT underpins this transformation by enabling manufacturing companies and their supply chain partners the opportunity to utilise emerging technologies such as AI, AR/VR, robotics to give vastly improved visibility over all aspects of their business.
Topic Speaker
Keynote: Building a 5G IoT ecosystem for manufacturers to shape the industrial domain
On one platform, manufacturers, operators, technology leaders from all over the world jointly create forum to address the hottest topics on private network, edge computing and security.
APAC Chair of GSMA 5G IoT for Manufacturing Forum
Keynote: Accelerate 5G for SME Factory
In a bid to help manufacturers and small-medium enterprises cope with the current pandemic-induced economic downturn, operators have been pitching in by introducing new 5G-powered smart factory solutions that aim to boost the efficiency of production systems that have been heavily impacted by the coronavirus.
To be announced
Keynote: Ensure 5G in Delivering the Outstanding Performance in Industrial IoT towards Smart Manufacturing
In a real factory environment, what are the challenges to impact the performances? Any best practice can help?
Joerg Koepp, Market Segment Manager IoT, Rohde-Schwarz
Keynote: Keynote: Strategy of a global manufacturing leader to drive the IR4.0
With the new technology 5G IoT, AI, how will a new harmonized IT and OT ecosystem being emerged and framework being set that would offer a new manufacturing services and experiences.
Mirela Juravle, Head of IoT Cloud Applications Solutions Business Development APAC, Siemens
Panel: Learning from how collaboration and partnership help to deploy 5G factory with a real example e.g. partnership model, business model, guarantee service level To be announced

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Feby Sallyanto

Chief Business Officer, XL Axiata

Joerg Koepp

Market Segment Manager IoT, Rohde-Schwarz

Mirela Juravle

Head of IoT Cloud Applications Solutions Business Development APAC, Siemens

Sylwia Kechiche

Principal Analyst, IoT, GSMA Intelligence

Tanapong Ittisakulchai

Chief Enterprise Business Officer, Advanced Info Service PLC

Tommy Wattimena Widjaja

CEO, PT Sierad Produce