The Future of IoT

Key technology players demonstrated a wide range of IoT applications at MWC19, from smart cities and smart agriculture to robotic manufacturing and cloud VR. Check out some of the companies who showcase cutting-edge IoT innovation at the MWC19 Exhibition.

“As the number of connected consumer devices and industrial machines grow rapidly, the IoT ecosystem will evolve to become a trillion-dollar market over the course of the next decade.”

Sylwia Kechiche - Principal Analyst, IoT, GSMA Intelligence

Your Ticket to a World-Class Education

An unrivaled line-up of industry players representing mobile operators, government, and enterprise hit the conference stage to explore IoT's world-changing potential.
Here's a sample of what the MWC19 conference program delivered.

Digital Transformation: Reinventing your Customer Relationships

Conference

Time: 11:00 – 12:10
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 3

Moderator

Susan Welsh de Grimaldo, Managing Director, Strategy Analytics

Speakers

Jörg Poggenpohl, Global Head of Digital Marketing, BMW
Fuencisla Clemares, MD, Google Spain & Portugal
Jorn Lambert, EVP, Digital Solutions, Mastercard
John Carney, SVP Communications & Media, Salesforce
Saúl Garcia de Diego, Director, Internet & Social Media, Telefónica
Adil Belihomji, Head of Technology, Visible

Unlocking the benefits of 5G for the Enterprise Market

Conference

Time: 13:30 – 14:30
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 3

Moderator

Alex Holt, Global Chair for Media & Telecommunications, KPMG

Speakers

Asa Tamsons, SVP, Head of New Technologies & New Businesses, Ericsson
Terry Halvorsen, CIO & EVP IT & Mobile B2B, Samsung Electronics
Vivek Badrinath, CEO AMAP, Vodafone Business

Foundations of IoT Tour

Topic Tours

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

Industry Expert

Mark Harms, Senior Consultant, Award Solutions

Sponsors

Arm
Beijing Jingdong Shangke Information Technology ltd.
Dell Technologies
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Industrial Technology Research Institute
Nanusens
SAS Institute S.A.U.
Software AG

Industry 4.0: Blockchains, Supply Chains and Logistics

Conference

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

Moderator

Brett May, VP & COO, McKinsey IoT, McKinsey & Company

Speakers

Alan Bentley, President, Global Strategy, Blancco
Vinita Rathi, CEO, Systango

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Cloud without Limits

Networking

Time: 16:30 – 18:30
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 4

Intelligent Connectivity with IoT and Blockchain
Presented by IBM

Partner Programmes

Time: 11:30 – 12:45
Location: Hall 8.0 – NEXTech Theatre C

Speakers

Brian Massey, Senior Offering Lead, Watson IoT, IBM
Jason Kelley, GM, Blockchain Services, IBM
Jean-Paul Bourgeat, Service Director, South Europe, Middle-East and Africa, KONE Corporation
Ayumu Mitera, CEO, Mitsufuji Corporation

Beyond Trials: Embedding Industry 4.0 in Corporate Culture & Operations

Conference

Time: 14:45 – 15:45
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 3

Speakers

Mike Sutcliff, CEO, Digital, Accenture
Jean-Michel Darroy, VP Strategic Partnerships, Airbus
Richard Vincent, Foxconn Industrial Internet, CBO
Sukamal Banerjee, CVP, Hi-Tech & Communications & Head – IoTWorks, HCL
Xavier Armengol, Schneider Electric, Industry VP Iberian Zone

Can Industry 4.0 & the Industrial Internet be as Secure & Reliable as Industry 3.0?

Conference

Time: 13:30 – 14:30
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 3

Speakers

Gregoire Ribordy, ID Quantique, CEO
Richard Soley, Executive Director, Industrial Internet Consortium
Chris Autry, CEO, Iothic
Stephen Douglas, SVP, Spirent
Bill Hurley, Syniverse, CMO

What is the Role of the Telco in the IoT Value Chain?

Conference

Time: 12:30 – 13:30
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 4

Moderator

Paul Lee, Partner, Deloitte

Speakers

Dr Qi Bi, President of Technology Innovation Center, China Telecom; CTO, China Telecom Research Institute
Johannes zu Eltz, Head of Channel and Ecosystem Watson IoT, IBM
Alastair Westgarth, CEO, Loon
Vieri Vanghi, VP, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies
Eric Watko, VP, Product, Marketing & Strategy, SES Networks

The Mobile IoT Experience

The Mobile IoT Experience

Hear from industry experts, learn how to build IoT solutions, and have a smart beer on us.

The Mobile IoT Experience

Hear from industry experts, learn how to build IoT solutions, and have a smart beer on us.

Discover Mobile IoT the immersive way and talk to experts from Arduino, Huawei and Sierra Wireless; get a 360° view on IoT in a series of keynotes, lightning talks and workshops; and discover our live smart beer solution and nerf gun shooting range.

Internet of Things Zone

Internet of Things Zone

Featured in the NEXTech Hall 8.0, witness how future technology will communicate with each other.

Exceptional Networking

Exceptional Networking

Network with representatives from the IoT sector and related industries.

Exceptional Networking

Network with representatives from the IoT 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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