MWC Las Vegas 2022

MWC Las Vegas 2022

Start: Wednesday 28 September 2022 09:00

End: Friday 30 September 2022 17:00

Venue: Las Vegas Convention Center

Location: Las Vegas

MWC has a new home! Known as the entertainment capital of the World, Vegas is the location of choice for many large events. With the perfect combination of business and social activities, this energetic city provides a fully immersive event experience to reconnect or develop new contacts.

 

GSMA Foundry Innovation Showcase 

9am – 5:30pm on Wednesday, September 28 and  Thursday, September 29  | 9am – 3pm on Friday, September 30 | West Hall, W1, Industry City, Las Vegas Convention Center

Find out more about the GSMA Foundy Innovation Showcase here!

 

Highlights include:

Power Convergence: Low-Power 5G meets Hi-Power Electric Motorcycle

Introducing the first Trevor Motorcycle in the USA! Light-weight with tons of torque – it’s a clean, efficient, urban dirt warrior.

Visit us at the Foundry Innovation Showcase at the GSMA Pavilion to see real-time tracking, anti-theft and tamper alerts using T-Mobile’s ultra efficient low-power 5G network and BeWhere’s BeMini. All of these benefits included in sophisticated, low-cost electric motorcycle telematics, with battery level, real-time location and remote shut down.

 

Low-Power 5G in a High-Power Demo: The Strong Person Challenge

Power IoT: ‘Slap and Track’

Since 2016, BeWhere’s mission is to revolutionize the Slap and Track industry by offering low-power 5G trackers to enterprises around the world. Thanks to carriers like AT&T, BeWhere’s IoT solutions are readily available and already making a big impact for many customers. Bring your energy to GSMA’s Industry City and measure yourself the Power of IoT with BeWhere’s Strong Person demo!

 

Odience Live Demos: Leveraging the Telco Edge Cloud to Bring Live Events into the Metaverse

Summit Tech’s Odience platform can leverage 5G and MEC to bring 8K interactive VR 360 live streaming to multiple use cases such as ecommerce shopping, live concerts, sports stadiums and eSports — Stream Virtually Any Event(tm)! Odience provides virtual audiences with a much more immersive 360° and interactive event experience. It enables brands and content creators to send high quality live 8K video with engaging two-way remote participation and micro-services such as ecommerce chat bots and social interaction.

Odience brings live events into the Metaverse!

 

GSMA Foundry Fire Screen

Attendees can learn about a vast array of successful GSMA Foundry projects delivered by global MNOs and industry partners.

These will include:

 

The GSMA 5G Foundry Challenge

The Challenge is designed to recognise the best 5G solutions for key early adopter markets by encouraging industry leaders to participate in an open global communications campaign.  The objective is to encourage the sharing of 5G solution best practice, the demonstrable value of 5G and the growth in 5G global adoption.

At MWC Las Vegas visitors will have the opportunity to submit their 5G case study titles each day for a chance to win one of the big prizes in the daily prize draw! 

Enter on site or via the link here

 

Industry City Stage Summits

Industry City 5G Showcase Partner: 

 

Following a successful launch at MWC Barcelona, we are very excited to introduce the newest feature to MWC Las Vegas 2022, the Industry City. This demo, networking and content zone at the event will showcase FinTech, Manufacturing, Smart Mobility and more!

Industry City Smart Mobility Summit

1:30pm – 5:30pm | Thursday, September 29 | West Hall, W1, Industry City Stage

The connected vehicle market is one of the highest growth areas in the IoT, improving the safety of citizens and providing huge revenue opportunities for the mobile and automotive industries. In fact, it is predicted to be worth $81bn by 2030*.  Join key industry players at Industry City, hungry to explore the potential and ready to accelerate growth. Take your place amongst some of the most influential leaders from our ecosystem. 


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Speakers

Speakers

Peter Musgrove

Lead Member of Technical Staff, AT&T

Mr. Peter Musgrove is a Lead Member of Technical Staff at AT&T with 33 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He started his career with Bell Communications Research (Bellcore) in 1986 in Red Bank, NJ where he developed generic requirements and the associated standards for SS7-based services. In 1994, he joined McCaw Cellular in Kirkland, WA (which was later acquired by AT&T).

Peter has developed network standards for wireless and wireline telecom including regulatory standards supporting 911 emergency services and Next Gen 911, Real-Time Text, domestic and international lawful interception, Wireless Priority Service for Government Emergency Telecommunications Service (GETS) users, Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA), and other public safety initiatives in ATIS, TIA, and 3GPP. Peter has participated in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry activities in GSMA, 3GPP, ATIS, and ASTM. Peter holds a BS Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Virginia, and an MS Electrical Engineering degree from Georgia Tech.

Mark Thirman

Global Connected Edge Strategy, IBM Consulting

Mark joined IBM in 2021 looking at global IoT, 5G, Edge, and AI technologies and business strategy. He has over 30 years of experience in executive roles at a broad range of telephony, infrastructure, and networking companies. Prior engagements include: global IoT strategy for a global leader in insights and data analytics and Amazon Web Services (IoT), Cloud Technology Partners, TELUS, Freewave, and others. Previously he served at Vodafone as VP of IoT Americas. Mark is the Vice Chair of the board of the MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Cambridge, and chairs the annual Connected Things Conference held at the MIT Media Lab. He also chairs the board at VR pioneer ROTU Media & Entertainment.

He is a frequent speaker on the topic of IoT/Connected Things at conferences and events. Mark has been a guest lecturer at MIT, Tufts University, Boston University, and other universities. At Tufts, Mark currently oversees four Master’s Candidates researching their thesis (capstone) projects on IoT topics and is leading his 16th Summer Practicum for a team of graduate students researching IoT issues.

He co-hosts the highly-rated “Failure the Podcast” series as well as many podcasts for MITEF Cambridge’s annual Connected Things conference. Previously, he co-hosted 29 podcasts called the “Tech Entrepreneur.

Matt Hatton

Founding Partner, Transforma Insights

Matt is a well respected commentator and technology industry expert with over 20 years experience at the cutting edge of technology research and consulting. He is a thought-leader in Digital Transformation and the Internet of Things. He is widely quoted in trade publications and frequent speaker at conferences. His podcast, The Wireless Noodle is a weekly guide to the impact of disruptive technologies on business. In 2020 Matt co-wrote a book ‘The Internet of Things Myth’.

Matt is currently Founding Partner at Transforma Insights, the leading advisors on IoT, AI and Digital Transformation. Previously he was Founder and CEO of Machina Research, which was acquired by Gartner in 2016. Prior to founding Machina Research Matt was a technology industry analyst, working at firms including Analysys Mason and Yankee Group.

Matt holds an MSc in Telecoms from University College London.

Barbara Pareglio

Executive Director for Advanced Air Mobility and IoT Technical Director, GSMA

Barbara has over 20 years of experience in the mobile industry. She has been part of the GSMA Internet of Things Programme since 2014, working on several aspects of the IoT such as the development of the Mobile IoT Technologies (LTE-M, NB-IoT), GSMA IoT Security Guidelines, GSMA Drone Interest Group and looking at a variety of emerging technologies, like machine learning/AI and edge computing, for helping the mobile industry to create trusted solutions for the IoT. Before joining the GSMA Barbara worked in R&D in several areas of telecommunications, including Intelligent Networks, IMS, Service Enabling and M2M/IoT. She also participates in and actively contributed to several standards.

The GSMA Internet of Things helps operators to fully realise the opportunity in the IoT, operators must deliver secure IoT networks as well as scalable value added data services for the world’s industry and machines beyond connectivity. This is to be achieved by industry collaboration, appropriate regulation, optimising networks as well as developing key enablers to support the growth of IoT.

Smart Mobility Summit Headline Sponsor: 

 

Industry City Manufacturing Summit

10:00am – 12:30am | Friday, Septmeber 30| West Hall, W1, Industry City Stage

This is where everyone from hardware manufacturers to government ministers gather to explore the evolution of the connected factory. Smart manufacturing IoT connections are set to triple between 2020 and 2025 to reach 1.5 billion*. Make sure you join us at Industry City to maximise your business goals, showcase your brand – and showcase the true potential of industry 4.0.

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Speakers

Speakers

Shamik Mishra

Vice President and CTO Connectivity, Capgemini Engineering

Shamik Mishra currently serves as Vice President and CTO of Connectivity at Capgemini Engineering. In addition to this, he also leads the Capgemini technology domain, “connected futures” as the CTIO. As a global lead for technology and innovation, Shamik drives the connectivity technology portfolio for 5G, virtualization, cloud native, edge computing, intelligent networks, and carrier cloud platforms.

Previously he was the Vice President for Research and Innovation and Global Chief Industry Architect for Altran’s telecommunication business before the acquisition by Capgemini in 2019.

Shamik has over twenty-one years of experience in the telecom and software industry, providing engineering R&D services, frameworks and solutions to telecom operators, network equipment providers and software firms around the world.  He has represented Capgemini Engineering at several industry forums including Linux Foundation Edge where he is a member of the technical advisory council. He has been elected the deputy chairman for GSMA’s Operator Platform Group. He is also a member of the advisory board of the Open Compute Project. Shamik is a regular speaker at industry and academic conferences and is often covered by the industry media.

He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Mathematics and Computing from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

Leonid Burakovsky

Senior Director of Product Management, Palo Alto Networks

Leonid Burakovsky currently serves as a Senior Director of Product Management at Palo Alto Networks.  Leonid pioneered a new area of products to strengthen 4G and 5G security. He is a co-inventor and an author of 30+ granted 5G/4G security patents. Leonid contributed to the Open Ran Policy Coalition “Open RAN security in 5G” April 2021 paper. Leonid also initiated and led the creation of the new GSMA permanent security reference document, FS.37. This document provides recommendations for Communication Service Providers to detect and prevent attacks and security threats against mobile networks, services, and applications.

Prior to this role, Leonid served as F5 Networks’ Senior Director of Service Provider Solutions and Juniper Networks’ Strategic Alliances CTO.  Leonid regularly speaks at industry forums such as IEEE, Mobile World Congress, NGMN, 4G, CTIA, Futurecom, BroadbandForum, LTE events, Intel’s Network Builders, to name a few. Leonid has more than 30 years of industry experience and holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Information Systems Engineering.

Andreas Roessler

Technology Manager, Rohde & Schwarz

Andreas Roessler is working as a Technology Manager for Rohde & Schwarz, a premium supplier of test and measurement solutions to the wireless industry, headquartered in Munich, Germany. As a technology manager, he focuses on 3GPP’s 5G New Radio (NR) standard and advancing 6G research topics. His responsibilities include strategic marketing and product portfolio development for the entire value chain offered by Rohde & Schwarz test and measurement division. By carefully following industry trends and the standardization process for cellular communication standards, he gained more than 15 years of experience in the mobile industry and wireless technologies. He holds an MSc in electrical engineering with a focus on wireless communication.

Safi Khan

Regional Product Marketing Director, Telit

Safi Khan has over 20 years of wireless semiconductor industry experience. He is a seasoned professional in product marketing, product management, and engineering development. Before joining Telit, Safi was most recently a global product manager of embedded wireless business and North America head of product marketing at Silex Technology. Prior to joining Silex, Safi held technical marketing and engineering management roles at Qualcomm. Safi has delivered several hundred million dollars in revenue through his business and technical leadership. Safi lead cross-functional teams to bring cutting-edge cellular, Wi-Fi, and multimedia technologies and products to market. Under Safi’s leadership at Qualcomm, he successfully brought several complex high-volume smartphone chips for 2G/3G/4G/LTE and MediaFLO into production. Safi holds an MBA from the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego, an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University Evanston.

Barbara Pareglio

Executive Director for Advanced Air Mobility and IoT Technical Director, GSMA

Barbara has over 20 years of experience in the mobile industry. She has been part of the GSMA Internet of Things Programme since 2014, working on several aspects of the IoT such as the development of the Mobile IoT Technologies (LTE-M, NB-IoT), GSMA IoT Security Guidelines, GSMA Drone Interest Group and looking at a variety of emerging technologies, like machine learning/AI and edge computing, for helping the mobile industry to create trusted solutions for the IoT. Before joining the GSMA Barbara worked in R&D in several areas of telecommunications, including Intelligent Networks, IMS, Service Enabling and M2M/IoT. She also participates in and actively contributed to several standards.

The GSMA Internet of Things helps operators to fully realise the opportunity in the IoT, operators must deliver secure IoT networks as well as scalable value added data services for the world’s industry and machines beyond connectivity. This is to be achieved by industry collaboration, appropriate regulation, optimising networks as well as developing key enablers to support the growth of IoT.

 

GSMA Foundry Networking Breakfast – in association with GSMA Membership

Join us at MWC Las Vegas 2022 to celebrate the success to date of the GSMA Foundry!

This networking breakfast will be a great opportunity to socialise with your peers, make new contacts, and learn about this growing initiative and its key projects to date. This event takes place in association with GSMA Membership.

Register here.