Annual GCF 5G MENA 2020

23 - 24 November 2020, an online virtual event

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Riding the 5G Wave: The MENA tech revolution unfolds

Join us in November to hear how MENA is at the forefront of 5G, AI and IoT technologies and use cases

GCF in association with its partner, dU, is pleased to announce the 3rd annual 5G conference, this time hosted exclusively online. 

Please join us in late November to hear from an exceptional range of speakers as we investigate how 5G, AI and IoT are shaping the world and what to expect next.  Attendance is free and by invitation only.

Who's Speaking?

Dr. Bilel Jamoussi

Dr. Bilel Jamoussi

Chief of the Study Groups Department, ITU

Dr Mahmoud R Sherif

Dr Mahmoud R Sherif

Head of Technology Strategy & Architecture, du

Jawad Abbassi

Jawad Abbassi

Head of MENA, GSMA

Falk Schröder

Falk Schröder

Managing Partner, Detecon, Germany

Anas Mostafa

Anas Mostafa

Regional Director of Business Development and Sales, Veridos

James Carroll

James Carroll

Director of Strategic Initiatives, Ookla

Mr Aji Ed

Mr Aji Ed

CTO Middle East And Africa, Nokia

Vishnu Ram OV

Vishnu Ram OV

Research Consultant, ITU

Jibran Siddiqui

Jibran Siddiqui

Pre-Sales and Application Engineer, Rohde & Schwarz

Tayfun Wang

Tayfun Wang

Vice President of Sales, APAC, CloudMinds Technology

Mohamed Bakry

Mohamed Bakry

Head of Systems Engineering, Global Service Provider - ME, Cisco

Abdessattar Sassi

Abdessattar Sassi

CTO, UAE, ZTE

Lars Nielsen

Lars Nielsen

CEO, GCF

Chris Hogg

Chris Hogg

Strategic Programme Management, GCF

David Lee

David Lee

CEO, Singular Wings

Event Schedules

Monday, 23 November 2020

# Session Speaker(s) Time Venue
1 Opening Remarks Saleem Alblooshi 10:00 AM - 10:05 AM GST du
2 Agenda and introduction to GCF Lars Nielsen 10:05 AM - 10:15 AM GST GCF
3 5G – how, what, where, why? The global picture and implications for MENA Chris Hogg 10:15 AM - 10:25 AM GST GCF
4 Transforming the operator from the inside out: key technologies and lessons learned. Dr Mahmoud R Sherif 10:25 AM - 10:40 AM GST du
5 Outside in: An operator’s lessons from partnering as a strategy for new product/service development. To be announced 10:40 AM - 10:55 AM GST To be announced
6 To be announced To be announced 10:55 AM GST - 11:05 AM GST To be announced

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