GSMA IoT Summit, Mobile World Congress Shanghai

Start: Thursday 30 June 2016 7:00 am

End: Thursday 30 June 2016 4:00 pm

Venue: Kerry Hotel Pudong

The large-scale deployment of IoT technology is gradually transforming many aspects of the way we live and work, and the number of smart and connected devices will continue to soar in 2016. The GSMA predicts that there will be 27 billion connected devices by 2020, and 10 billion devices will be mobile connected. But there is still a long way to go from the early adopter phase to mass market acceptance. Issues such as cost, interactivity, security and interoperability will challenge the development of the future market.

At the IoT Summit, attendees will have the chance to explore the latest market opportunities in the IoT and discover key enablers to realise the connected future.

The event is open to all Gold/Silver/Industry Exhibition Pass (IEP) holders. Please note that you must have an IEP pass or above and apply to attend this programme. Pre-approved application does not guarantee a place; places are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

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10:50 –12:10 IoT Connectivity & beyond

This session focuses on unlocking value in the IoT. This value chain starts with connectivity and the session will cover connectivity today and emerging LPWA technologies. The session will explore what value can be created by operators offering managed IoT solutions utilising their networks, platforms and partnering to deliver IoT services beyond connectivity.

12:10 –13:30 Lunch Break

13:30 –15:00 IoT Platform and case studies for enterprises, social infrastructure, public sectors

This session will talk about the IoT platform and other technologies, and demonstrate how to apply it to different industries.

– Smart Cities
– Smart Retail
– Smart Utilities
– Manufacture
– Energy: Oil & Gas

15:00 –17:45 GSMA NB-IoT Summit

This session will specifically discuss the Narrow Band IoT Technology and its application. Ecosystem players will join the session to explore the how Narrow Band IoT can benefit the industry.

– Introduction
– MVNO and ecosystem panel
– User case panel

17:40 – 17:;45 Closing Speech

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