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Connecting the Next Billion of Everything

Mobile IoT technologies have enabled connections between technology and people. With 5G and Licensed LPWA technologies (LTE-M & NB-IoT), mobile operators will continue to provide secure and highly scalable connectivity and high value services, enabling a complete range of IoT solutions for consumers and businesses, delivering trusted and cost-effective capabilities and supporting growth on a massive scale.

The GSMA flagship IoT event, Mobile IoT Summit at this year’s MWC Barcelona, will address key IoT topics surrounding the network deployment and global collaboration of 5G and Mobile IoT technologies, IoT platforms and services, SIM enablement and Security.

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The Mobile IoT Summit will be open for ALL pass types and live-streamed on My MWC Online. Please visit MWC Barcelona 2021 to understand the benefits of various physical and virtual pass types.


Mobile IoT Licensed LPWA (LTE-M & NB-IoT) Roaming & Global PartnershipThe Future of 5G IoT with eSIM & iSIMSecure Your IoT Device (IoT SAFE)

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Event Agenda

Topic Speaker
13:45-14:00 Admission
14:00-14:20 Welcome Introduction & The Future of 5G and Mobile IoT LPWA Richard Cockle, Global Head of IoT, Identity and Big Data, GSMA
14:20-14:40 Keynote 1: Huawei’s perspective on IoT and Industry 4.0 in the 5G era Koby Levy, Director of IoT & Digital Transformation, Huawei Technologies Spain
14:40-15:00 Keynote 2: Driving Adoption of Mobile IoT through Roaming & Global Partnerships Jens Olejak, Head of New Access Technologies, Deutsche Telekom IoT
15:00-15:20 Keynote 3: The Internet of Trusted Things – Secure chipsets are the basis for secure every-Thing Dima Feldman, VP Product Management & Marketing, and Avishay Shraga, Head of Security Technologies, Sony Semiconductor IL
15:20-15:55 Panel Discussion: Mobile IoT LPWA Roaming & Global Partnership Moderator: Sylwia Kechiche, Principal Analyst, GSMA Intelligence
  • Andrés Escribano, New Business & Industry 4.0 Director, Telefonica
  • Marco Bijvelds, Senior Vice President EAP, KORE Wireless
  • Jens Olejak, Head of New Access Technologies, Deutsche Telekom IoT
  • Nicolas Damour, Director, Technology Partnership Development, Sierra Wireless
15:55-16:30 Panel Discussion: Giving 5G IoT a head start with eSIM & iSIM Moderator, Gloria Trujillo, SIM Group Director, GSMA
  • Dawood Ghalaieny, CEO, ZARIOT
  • Gary Waite, Head of eSIM Strategy, NetLync
  • Andreas Morawietz, Head of Strategic Product Management, Giesecke+Devrient
  • Avishay Shraga, Head of Security Technologies, Sony Semiconductor IL
16:30-16:50 Keynote 4: Robust IoT security at scale: setting the standard with IoT SAFE
Scale is both the IoT’s most significant opportunity and hurdle. Secure and seamless provisioning and management of IoT devices to data clouds are essential for companies to unlock IoT data insights’ full value: GSMA’s IoT SAFE addresses this for scale. We explore what Kigen and partners are doing to bring the widest adopted security protocols of the internet and choice. Looking ahead, what is needed for the growth of trusted IoT underpinned by the opportunities in 5G?
Paul Bradley, Director of Strategy and Innovation, Kigen
16:50-17:25 Panel Discussion: Secure the IoT Devices – IoT SAFE Moderator: Ian Panell, Chief Engineer, GSMA
  • Jean-Francois Gros, Director, Marketing & Strategy, Thales
  • Leila de Charette, IoT Security Expert, Orange
  • Morgan Lunt, Program Manager II, Azure IoT, Microsoft
  • Paul Bradley, Director of Strategy and Innovation, Kigen
  • Jeremy Gosteau, Senior Product Marketing Director, Sequans
17:25-17:30 Closing Remark Ian Panell, Chief Engineer, GSMA

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