This was held on 18 April, 2019 in Dubai. It was attended by key top-level executives, heads of regulatory authorities, ministers, renowned Industry and Media Professionals among others. The objective of the event was to demonstrate the collaborative collaborative thought-leadership through identifying, discussing and showcasing practicable strategies that can contribute to the achievement of national digital agendas. The theme of the event was focused on ‘Visualizing 5G’s impact’.
The keynote speeches were delivered by ITU Secretary-General Mr. Houlin Zhao and GSMA Director General Mr. Mats Granryd followed thereafter by a panel discussion where the Head of MENA, Jawad Abbassi represented the GSMA.
Some of the key topics that were discussed focused on:
• Enabling Transition to “Inclusive 5G”
• Barriers to Achieving Economies of Scale in 5G Device Capabilities
• Identification of Technology, Business & Regulatory Challenges in Fifth-Generation Digital Communications
• “Industry 4.0” Use Cases in a 5G-enabled Digital Economy