Annual GCF 5G MENA 2021

6 December 2021, an online virtual event


Connected 5G MENA - the engine for growth

Join us on December 6th, to hear how countries around MENA are using new tech like 5G, AI, Cloud and IoT as an engine for growth and prosperity.

GCF is pleased to announce the 5th annual 5G conference, hosted exclusively online. 

Please join us in early December 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.

Event Schedules

06 Dec, 2021

Opening remarks

Speaker: To be announced
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM GST,

5G use case innovation: Leveraging industry programs to accelerate time to market.

10:05 AM - 10:15 AM GST,

MENA Mobile Economy: Creating an innovation environment.

Speaker: Jawad Abbassi
10:15 AM - 10:25 AM GST,

Developing a business beyond smartphones: An operator’s journey.

Speaker: To be announced
10:25 AM - 10:35 AM GST,

Turning IoT ideas into businesses: What is needed to succeed?

Speaker: To be announced
10:35 AM - 10:45 AM GST,

Successful IoT deployments: Lessons learned.

Speaker: To be announced
10:45 AM - 10:55 AM GST,

Ensuring our data and services are secure: how to plan for and manage security for IoT services

Speaker: To be announced
11:00 AM - 11:10 AM GST,

Building resilient and reliable services: Test Test Test.

Speaker: To be announced
11:10 AM - 11:20 AM GST,

Mission Critical Networks: How MENA is preparing for the move to mission critical broadband (4G/5G).

Speaker: To be announced
11:20 AM - 11:30 AM GDT,

Open RAN – an operator’s dream or an interoperability nightmare?

Speaker: To be announced
11:30 AM - 11:40 AM GST,

Panel Session

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM GST,

Closing remarks

Speaker: Lars Nielsen
11:55 AM - 12:00 noon GST,