Intelligent Connectivity on Wheels

From connected vehicles and AI assistants, to keyless access and telematics - the mobility industry rolled out its latest innovation at MWC. Here are some of the automakers and automotive OEMs who demonstrated products and services in 2019's exhibition.

“Creating safer and more personalized journeys through automated driving is the long-term vision of mobility’s future”

Don Butler - Executive Director of Connected Vehicles and Services, Ford

Gain a World-Class Education

The who’s who of the automotive industry gathered at MWC19 to explore how the convergence of core technologies like AI, 5G, IOT, and even blockchain are driving mobility. Conference attendees enjoyed 4 days of focused sessions, seminars and programmes. Here's a sample of what the conference program delivered.

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Topic Tours

Time: Monday 14:00 – 17:00, Tuesday 11:45 & 15:45, Wednesday 10:30 & 15:30, Thursday 10:45
Location: South Entrance

Industry Expert

Manolo Almagro, Managing Partner, Q Division

Keynote 4: An Intelligent Future for All

Conference

Time: 17:00 – 18:30
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 1

Keynote Speakers

Dr Amani Abou-Zeid, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, African Union
Dieter Zetsche, Chairman, Daimler AG & Mercedes Benz
Jeff Dean, Senior Fellow, SVP of AI & Health, Google
Francesco Rocca, President, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft
Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary General, United Nations

Moderator

Kate Wilson, CEO, Digital Impact Alliance

Keynote 5: Intelligent Connectivity: The Great Enabler

Conference

Time: 09:00 – 10:30
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 1

Keynote Speakers

Guo Ping, Rotating Chairman, Huawei
Thomas Bach, President, IOC
Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General, Smart Dubai Office

Moderator

Karen Tso, Anchor, CNBC

5G Cities: Connecting People, Here, There and Everywhere

Conference

Time: 11:30 – 12:30
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 2

Moderator

Caroline Chan, VP, Data Center Group GM, Network Business Incubator Division, Intel
Mark Stansfeld, Chairperson, Worcestershire 5G Testbed

Speakers

Michael Zeto, VP & GM, Smart Cities, AT&T
Dan Rabinovitsj, VP, Connectivity, Facebook
Donna Moore, CEO & Chairwoman, LoRa Alliance
Thorsten Robrech, VP, Mobile Networks, Nokia
Mrinalini Ingram, VP Smart Communities, Verizon

Connecting the Mobility World with 5G-V2X
Presented by 5GAA

Partner Programmes

Time: 09:20 – 13:00
Location: Hall 8.0 – NEXTech Theatre F

Disruptive Innovation in Transport: Future Mobility

Conference

Time: 14:30 – 15:30
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 3

Moderator

Mike Murphy, Deputy Editor, Quartz

Speakers

Jacob Bangsgaard, CEO, ERTICO – ITS Europe
Rabih Arzouni, CTO for Transport, Fujitsu
Ian Simmons, VP Business Development, Corporate Engineering and R&D, Magna International
Natasha Tamaskar, VP, International Marketing, Radisys
Bill Gajda, SVP, Digital Partnerships, Ventures & FinTech, Visa Europe

Driving Data to the Edge, AECC
Presented by AECC

Power Hour 60

Time: 10:00 – 11:00
Location: Hall 8.0 – NEXTech Theatre B

Speakers

Joel Obstfeld, Distinguished Engineer, Chief Technical & Architects Office, Cisco
Vish Nandall, Head of Emerging Technology and Ecosystems, Dell-EMC
Christer Boberg, Director of IoT & Cloud Technology Strategies, Ericsson
Dr. Ryutaro Kawamura, Senior Vice President and Director, NTT Service Innovation Laboratory Group
Kenichi Murata, General Manager – Connected Strategy, Toyota Motor Corporation and Chairman of AECC

Innovation in Motion

Innovation in Motion

Experience the thrill of Motorsport's premier series with a complimentary invite to Formula 1 Test day.

Innovation in Motion

Innovation is the driving force behind Formula 1 victories.

Pavilions and Zones

Pavilions and Zones

Deep dive into the horizontal and vertical sectors of the mobile industry.

Pavilions and Zones

Explore zones and pavilions that cover a variety of topics ranging from NEXTech, to wearables to Graphene, a transformative material that is impacting the mobile industry.

Exceptional Networking

Exceptional Networking

Network with representatives from the automotive sector and related industries.

Exceptional Networking

Network with representatives from the automotive sector and related industries.

MWC19 attendees enjoyed exceptional networking with over 100k attendees from over 200 countries, including almost 60% senior-level executives.


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