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

Dr. Ayman ElNashar

Dr. Ayman ElNashar

Head (VP) of Technology R&D, 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

Sami Nashwan

Sami Nashwan

SVP Strategy - Middle East Region, Huawei

Dr. Emmanuel Manyonganise

Dr. Emmanuel Manyonganise

Director, Customer Experience, du

James Carroll

James Carroll

Director of Strategic Initiatives, Ookla

Prof. Jerome Couturier PhD, MBA

Prof. Jerome Couturier PhD, MBA

Co-founder and CMO, 3H Partners

Mr Aji Ed

Mr Aji Ed

CTO Middle East And Africa, Nokia

Ammar Sabbagh

Ammar Sabbagh

Head of Business development – Technology & IOT, Ericsson

David Lee

David Lee

CEO, Singular Wings

Chris Hogg

Chris Hogg

Strategic Programme Management, GCF

Vishnu Ram OV

Vishnu Ram OV

Research Consultant, ITU

Tayfun Wang

Tayfun Wang

Vice President of Sales, APAC, CloudMinds Technology

Jibran Siddiqui

Jibran Siddiqui

Pre-Sales and Application Engineer, Rohde & Schwarz

Mohamed Bakry

Mohamed Bakry

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

Abdessattar Sassi

Abdessattar Sassi

CTO, UAE, ZTE

Micheline Perrufel

Micheline Perrufel

Orange Labs Services

Lars Nielsen

Lars Nielsen

CEO, GCF

Faisal Ashour

Faisal Ashour

Sales Director, Middle East, Keysight

Shadi Hayani

Shadi Hayani

Co-founder and Wireless Network Strategist, TelcoMira

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 Partnership, a relevant strategy to develop new Orange services Micheline Perrufel 10:40 AM - 10:50 AM GST Orange
6 5G - Accelerating Growth Sami Nashwan 10:50 AM GST - 11:05 AM GST Huawei

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