GSMA IoT at MWC Shanghai 2021
Connected industries are benefiting from more powerful and flexible 5G mobile networks, massive growth in cost effective, connected devices and cloud based intelligent platforms turning data into valuable information.
The IoT sessions at MWC Shanghai 2021 cover the three key vertical industries manufacturing, automotive & mobility, and aviation – all of which are being transformed by mobile-enabled IoT solutions. Each session will focus on the latest business experiences, live case studies and future opportunities brought to you by leading industry experts and their partners in the mobile ecosystem.
5G IoT and Private Networks for Industry 4.0
11:45 – 13:00 | Wednesday, 24 February | Auditorium B, Hall N4
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 and machine vision to give vastly improved visibility over all aspects of their business. This session will focus on how modern 5G networks are able to provide a tailored, capable and intelligent solutions to enhance the end-to-end manufacturing process.
|11:25||Introduction||To be announced|
|11:35||5G Creates a New Starting Point for Industrial Manufacturing: Faster, Wider and Stronger – 5G Boosts the Industrial Internet||Li Li, Vice President, H3C|
|11:45||Sponsored Keynote||To be announced|
|11:55||The twin engines of 5g & AIoT drive the transformation and upgrading of manufacturing industry||Hai Feng Chen, Executive Director, China Unicom|
|12:05||The Application of 5G+Edge towards Industry 4.0 (Wi-Fi vs 5G)||Dr Lee Rong, CMO, AI-Link|
|12:15||Panel Discussion: The Benefits of Partnership and Ecosystem||Moderator: to be announced
Vice President, H3C
Mr Li is currently the Vice President and General Manager of Solutions for H3C, responsible for solution planning, development and strategy.
Mr Li has over 20 years of industry experience in IT and telecommunications. Prior to joining H3C, Mr Li worked in HP China Ltd as Vice President and Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) as the Vice Dean of Computer Science Department. He is currently a visiting professor at BUPT.
Dr Lee Rong
Dr Lee Rong
Dr. Rong has more than 15 years of experiences in the field of telecommunication with particular focuses on mobile technologies, as well as more than 5 years experiences in Industrial IoT (IIoT). More specifically, he has been deeply involved in 4G (LTE), 5G and Cellular IoT (i.e., NB-IoT) from early research and standardization until the later ecosystem building, strategy and deployment of these technologies. Since 2012 he has been involved in 5G, first with DoCoMo and then Softbank during his various customer engagement roles at Ericsson Japan.
In his last role at Ericsson China (2015-2017), he was responsible for the overall 5G and IoT cooperation with China Mobile, the largest operator in the world. During the time, he successfully led several “world’s first” engagement with China Mobile on 5G and IoT, including launching the “world’s first cellular based connected factory” initiative with China Mobile and Intel in Nanjing, China. From 2017-2020, he worked as the CMO of Foxconn 5G IIoT research center driving the overall market development of 5G+IIoT within Foxconn. Since August 2020, he has been working as CMO in AI-Link, a technology company focusing on the deployment of 5G + Edge Computing for vertical industries. Most recently in Nov 2020 he has been awarded the title of “Industrial Internet Expert” by the Guang Dong provincial government in China.
Transforming Automotive and Mobility with 5G
14:00 – 15:15 | Wednesday, 24 February | Auditorium B, Hall N4
More than 500 million connected cars will be on the road by 2025 and connected vehicle services will be worth US$ 81 billion by 2030, making the connected vehicle market one of the highest growth areas in the IoT. This session will focus on the progress and opportunity created by C-V2X (Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything), an enhanced 3GPP LTE standard that enables communication between vehicles, infrastructure and people. Its uses and benefits include enhanced safety, more efficient driving, reduced traffic congestion and pollution, and value-added services for end customers.
The agenda will be announced shortly.
Dr. Flament represents 5GAA, the global cross-industry association for the development of connected and automated cars, where he works as Chief Technology Officer since April 2018. Maxime was working previously as Head of Department for Connected & Automated Driving (CAD) at ERTICO – ITS Europe. Maxime holds a PhD and MSc from Chalmers Technical University, Sweden and an “Ingénieur Civil” degree from the Free university of Brussels. He also was visiting researcher at Stanford University, CA, USA.
Consulting Partner, Automotive Industry, Deloitte
Andy’s experience spans the full breadth of technology and application services with the focus in the automotive, retails, general manufacturing and consumer products industries. Andy is specialized in the areas of business process definition, solution architecture, and system integration and application implementation. He has provided services to more than 20 automotive/retail clients in China, and worked with numerous global clients on the successful implementation of IT and change management in China.
Prior to join Deloitte, Andy was General Manager at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, responsible for Automotive Ecosystem and Director of Global Delivery China center. Now as the key partner in Deloitte, Andy will focus on enhancing tech capability in Auto/MFG industry, especially in SCM, SAP and other key Technology solutions.
Andy is dedicated in leading Deloitte Auto industry practice to maintain in the market leader position, provide transformative and advanced solutions, assist Mobility ecosystem clients to find competitive edge in the new era.
Head of Group R&D, Vodafone
Luke Ibbetson has been with Vodafone since 1996 and currently leads the Vodafone Group Research and Development organisation, responsible for all aspects of future research including trials of emerging / disruptive technologies, new industry partnerships and the creation of future revenue engines through advanced technology. Luke is an active participant in Industry Initiatives including 5GAA (Board member), Chairman of the NGMN 5G Board Committee, Advisory Board for UK TechWorks, and Board member for several venture backed new technology companies in which Vodafone has invested. Luke is a proud pioneer of Narrow Band IoT technology and currently shaping Vodafone’s thinking on 6G. Luke is a passionate supporter of innovative thinking, helping to create new opportunities for technology to change lives and society for the better.
Future Opportunities for Mobile-Enabled Drones
16:15 – 17:30 | Wednesday, 24 February | Auditorium B, Hall N4
The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) market is one of the most quickly growing and innovative sectors of the IoT and presents a huge future commercial and strategic opportunity for operators and their technology partners. This session will focus on the benefits of using mobile networks for secure drone identification, beyond line of sight navigation and communication to realise the potential of using drones for a range of applications including remote delivery, aerial reconnaissance, asset inspection, emergency response, agricultural automation, manufacturing and even personal transport.
The agenda will be announced shortly.
Eddy Chien is a director in Coretronic Intelligent Robotics Corp. (CIRC), a subsidiary of Coretronic group in Taiwan and is dedicated in developing fully autonomous drone solution for vertical applications.
Eddy has been working in the field of Semiconductor, Display, AIoT, and Drone industries for more than 20 years, with strong experienced in product development, marketing, strategic sourcing and business development.
Mr. Chien Joined CIRC as Business development director from 2015, responsible for sales and marketing.
Dr. Tony Hu
Consulting Partner of Deloitte China, Deloitte
Dr. Tony Hu
Dr. Hu has nearly 20 years of professional experience in e-commerce, business process optimization, information systems planning and implementation consulting and project management. In the ERP era, Dr. Hu has made great achievements in business process optimization, system solution design and system implementation, and ERP project management. He has participated in or led the implementation of more than 20 projects involving multiple industries and fields, such as telecom operation services, import and export trade, non-ferrous metals, construction and design, manufacturing of electronic communication equipment, home decoration and retail, automobile manufacturing and so on. In the post-ERP era, Dr. Hu actively participates in the planning, construction, implementation, supervision and other work of enterprise e-commerce systems, assists enterprise informatization to carry out the integrated development of “backstage, middle and front desk”, and actively explores how to transplant “Internet genes” into traditional Enterprise business, promoting the digital transformation of traditional industries in the era of mobile Internet.
Founder and CEO, Fling
Michael Bruce Currie is an experienced Canadian software executive. He leads Fling, a Southeast Asia drone services company providing AI inspection and logistics solutions with unmanned aerial vehicles.
Currie has been based in Asia since 2016. He is a director of the Thai-Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
He was Executive Director of OpenWorm Foundation from 2016 to 2018.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Sciences from the University of Waterloo, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder. He was a member of CFA Institute from 2012 to 2017.
Jiin Joo Ong
Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder, Garuda Robotics
Jiin Joo Ong
Jiin Joo is the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Garuda Robotics, where he currently leads the Regulatory, Product, Cyber and AI Engineering teams. He also served as the Project Director of FutureFlight Consortium of companies including Singtel, to develop Singapore’s first Connected Urban Airspace Management ecosystem for Unmanned Aircrafts. He’s an outspoken supporter of utilising telecommunications infrastructure to enable safe integration or Drones with National Airspace, and is currently helping multiple local governments with drone surveillance, traffic management, and emergency response.
Jiin Joo has 20 years of experience in distributed systems, cloud robotics, telco business, and enterprise software engineering. He started his career in Amazon.com, deployed FTTH services in IDA, and ran Singtel’s largest ever 3rd party developer programme. He has a BSc in Computer Science and Economics from Carnegie Mellon University and a MSc in Computer Science from Stanford University.
Chief Engineer of Integrated Solutions, ZTE
Mr. Zhu Xuan has over 15 years’ experience in the strategy research, product planning, and marketing in telecom industry. He has conducted researches in core router, optical transmission, FMC, 5G transport, SDN/NFV, and network automation solutions. Currently he’s dealing with the research in the advanced 5G concerned comprehensive technologies and the applications. He has long been dedicated into the projects helping the global telcos reduce network construction cost and improve the network operation efficiency, thereby push forward network evolution and transformation. Besides, he also has a profound understanding of how 5G can accelerate industry development, enable industry digitalization, and create a blue ocean market.