Mobile Connect Summit – Singapore

Start: Tuesday 21 November 2017 8:30 am

End: Wednesday 22 November 2017 4:00 pm

Venue: Suntec Exhibiton Centre

Following April’s successful Mobile Connect Summit in London, we are pleased to confirm that we will soon be hosting another regional Summit – this time in Singapore.

The event is free to attend and will take place on 21st and 22nd November 2017 at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. This Summit is a forum for all stakeholders engaged with digital identity and will address the status of Mobile Connect deployments both globally and in the Asian market.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn the value and commercial scalability of the identity service as well as how Mobile Connect fits in the regulatory space. Other topics covered in the event sessions include the Mobile Connect product portfolio and how it adapts to emerging trends in the digital identity landscape, with specific focus on the attribute data sharing use case.


Speakers & Agenda

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Mobile Connect Singapore Summit:
Day 1: 21 November

Time Agenda Speakers
08:30- 09:00 Arrival and registration
09:00-09:10 Opening and welcome
• Overview of two days
• Introduction of Mats Granryd
Alasdair Grant, Head of Region, Asia, GSMA
09:10-09:30 Keynote presentation
• The importance of digital identity and the part mobile has to play
• Market landscape for identity services globally and in Asia
• The importance of Mobile Connect
Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA
09.30- 10.15 Mobile Connect in Singapore Moderator: Laxmi Akkaraju, Chief Strategy Officer, GSMA
•Kwok Quek Sin, GovTech, Singapore
•Alex Tan, Chief Innovation Officer, M1
•Wong Soon Nam, Vice President, Consumer Products, Singtel
•Justin Ang – Head & Vice President, Product, StarHub
10.15-10.45 Networking break
10.45-14:15 Mobile Connect as a global service: Asia is the leading the way
10.45-11.00 Status of Mobile Connect
• Introduction to where the programme is globally, and then specifically in Asia
• Overview of deployments and numbers
• Key achievements in Asia
Julian Gorman, Head of Strategic Engagement, Asia, GSMA
11.00-11.45 Launching Mobile Connect as a government service use-case: Taiwan live service launch • Jiunn Rong Chiou, Deputy Minister, National Development Council (NDC)
• Ms Cijay Tseng, Business Manager, Alliance Digital Technology Co. (ADTC)
11.45-12.00 The growth of the digital economy in SE Asia and the importance cyber security Gareth Pereira, Senior Principal, Communications, Media and Technology, AT Kearney
12.00-12.45 Industry experts discuss: Using Mobile Connect to bring benefits and overcome the challenges of e-Gov ID services and regulation in Asia Moderator:
Alasdair Grant, Head of Region, Asia, GSMA
• Victor Tsai, COO, ADTC, Taiwan
• Dr. Muhammad Iman Nashiruddin, BRTI
• Ibrahim Kholilul Rohman, Research Fellow, United Nations University, Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV)
• Kwok Quek Sin, Director, National Digital Identity Programme, GovTech Singapore
• Azhani Hj As’ad, MCMC
12:45-14:15 Lunch break (bilateral meetings, networking and demonstrations)
14:15-17:00 Mobile Connect as an enabler – emerging trends and disruptive technologies
14:15-14:30 Mobile Connect: the product portfolio and roadmap for evolution and Mobile Connect as a service enabler Jai Rajaraman, Global Head of Technology, GSMA
14:30-14:45 API consent management:  Enabler to provide an authentication and consent enabling exposure of trusted telco APIs to long tail developers Venura Mendis, CEO, WSO2 Telco
14:45-15:00 Powering the Internet of Things with Mobile Connect Rikard Strid, Founder, Clayster
15:00-15:15 The future UX of authentication (including biometrics)and how Mobile Connect can potentially support LoA4 via a smartphone app approach Markku Mehtälä, Vice President of Authentication, Inside Secure
15:15-15:30 Opportunities for blockchain in identity Mr. Alan Cheung, Director of the Advanced Digital Systems Group, ASTRI
15:30-16:15 Networking break
16:00-16:15 The need for revolution in mobile security solutions. The growing need to enhance consumer protection against cybercrime and fraud across a wide range of services. Joseph Gan, President annd CEO, V-Key
16:15-16:50 Emerging technology trends in identity services, and the part they play in the consumer need for convenience vs security
• How secure is secure? – Trend for government use-cases and the need for LOA4 (or not).
• Trend towards biometrics in recent device releases
• Blockchain technology and its place in the identity space
• Ability for a smartphone app approach to provide security and support high levels of assurance (MePIN is accredited by the banking community)
• Mobile Connect as the enabler – bringing global interoperability and convenience/simplicity for the consumer.
Moderator: Jai Rajaraman, Global Head of Technology, GSMA
• Markku Mehtälä, Vice President of Authentication, Inside Secure
• Rikard Strid, Founder, Clayster
• Mr Joseph Gan, President and CEO, V-Key
• Venura Mendis, CEO, WSO2 Telco
16:50-17:00 Closing Comments Jaikishan Rajaraman, Global Head of Technology, GSMA
17:00-19:30 Networking cocktail reception

Mobile Connect Singapore Summit:
Day 2: 22 November

Time Agenda Speakers
09:00-09:30 Arrival/breakfast
09:30- 12:30 Growing the ecosystem – the value of digital identity services in wider industry
09:30-09:40 The value of digital identity within digital services and the added benefit Mobile Connect can bring to identity services within wider industry sectors
• GSMA Identity programme SP deployment/engagement activities globally
• Overview of the SP landscape in Asia
Marie Austenaa, Head of Business Development, Identity, GSMA
09:40-10:00 The importance of identity in digital transformation and the role operators can play in providing a platform for monetising digital services like authentication, authorisation and  identity. And how a ubiquitous global mobile identity service will support the growth of a global ecosystem and the opportunities it will provide for service providers.
10:00-10:20 Digital identity opportunities in Asia Pacific, and Delta Partners  digital identity strategy in Indonesia Kiran Karunakaran, Partner, Asia Pacific, Delta Partners
10:20-10:50 Discussing the importance of digital identity within the digital economy; touching on the use of data, eKYC and Aadhaar Virat Patel, MD Pioneer Consulting
10:50-11:05 Networking Break
11:05-11:25 Service provider use-case presentation: DigicheQ service in Pakistan with banking industry and operators Mohsin Temerzy, Group Head, Product, Strategy and Innovation, TPS, Pakistan
11:25-11.45 Attributes sharing and Mobile Connect in Europe Cedric Damico, Head of Partnerships at G&D
11:45-12:20 Industry experts discuss:  the value of attributes within digital identity services Moderator: Marie Austenaa, Head of Business Development, Identity, GSMA
Panelists:• Mohsin Temerzy, Group Head, Product, Strategy and Innovation, TPS, Pakistan
• Eriko Hondo, Standards Strategy, KDDI
• Cedric Damico, G&D
• Kiran Karunakaran, Delta Partners
12:20-12:30 Closing remarks Marie Austenaa, Head of Identity Business Development, GSMA
12:30-13:30 Lunch provided
13:30- 16:00 Building a secure customer relationship with digital identity:
a guide for innovators, investors and developers
13:30-13:40 Why have a Digital ID Strategy? Julian Gorman, Head of Strategic Engagement, Asia
13:40-14:00 Which security strategy for Digital ID should you follow??
• LOA 2, 3 and 4
• What tools are available?
Pedro Hernandez, Head of Product Management, Cyber Security, G&D Asia
14:00-14:20 Designing the best digital ID UX/UI for you Veljko Vasic, CEO, CreITive
14:20-14:40 Optimising payments with a robust digital ID plan? Anthony Howe, Think Howe
14:40-15:00 Networking Break TBC
15:00-15:20 How important to your digital business is digital identity and authentication? Brand damage and customer confidence loss TBC
15:20-15:50 Industry experts discuss: Are we having a digital identity crisis? Moderator: Julian Gorman, Head of Strategic Engagement, Asia Pacific, GSMA
Panelists: • Veljko Vasic, CEO CreITive
• Dan Clarke, CreITive
• Pedro Hernandez, Head of Product Management, Cyber Security at G&D Asia
• Anthony Howe, Think Howe
• Paul Meyers, Head of Muru-D
15:50-16:05 Getting started with Mobile Connect Angus Yu, Strategic Engagement Director, Asia Pacific, GSMA
16:05-16:15 Summit Close Alasdair Grant, Head of Asia Pacific, GSMA


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