Regional Engagement Updates from the Region

The 14th Telecom Review Leader’s Summit took place on November 18, 2020 in Dubai. Jawad Abbassi, Head of MENA spoke at the ‘Technology leads the battle against Covid-19’ panel and also moderated a chat with Hatem Bamatraf Chief Technology Officer at Etisalat Group.

Jawad Abbassi also spoke at the Africa Investment Forum held at GITEX – Dubai on Dec 7, 2020. The panel’s theme was Investing in ICT for Economic Development and Future of Work

On December 8, Mats gave a Keynote by video the 5G & Smart Cities a conference at GITEX. On the same day, Jawad moderated two panels on ‘Operator Strategies to Maximise 5G Value’ and ‘Commercial Success & Autonomous Vehicles and Healthcare to Education and City Infrastructure’ with speakers from Etisalat, Huawei, Neom & Uber.

On December 9 at the Huawei ME, Innovation Day-Igniting Innovation Through Education . Jawad spoke at the online event highlighting findings from GSMA’s new report Education For All in COVID-19 times: How EdTech can be Part of the Solution.