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.

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Event Schedules

06 Dec, 2021

Opening remarks

Speaker: Saleem Alblooshi
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM GST, du

An address by TDRA: UAE 5G Journey

Speaker: Saleh Al Masabi
10:05 AM - 10:15 AM GST, TDRA

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

10:15 AM - 10:25 AM GST, GCF

Why do we need connectivity? How does connectivity impact our lives?

Speaker: Jawad Abbassi
10:25 AM - 10:35 AM GST, GSMA

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

10:35 AM - 10:45 AM GST, du

Smart Communication and Infrastructure - The missing pieces of Level 5 Autonomous Driving.

Speaker: Dr. Manzoor Khan
10:45 AM - 10:55 AM GST, UAE University

5G virtualisation and cloud based RAN - new opportunities for new services

Speaker: Mr Aji Ed
10:55 AM - 11:05 AM GST, Nokia

Next generation devices for next generation services

Speaker: To be announced
11:05 AM - 11:15 AM GST, HTC

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

Speaker: David Rogers
11:15 AM - 11:25 AM GST, Copperhorse

How robots experience 5G network quality

Speaker: Arnd Sibila
11:25 AM - 11:35 AM GST, Rohde & Schwarz

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

Speaker: Kevin Graham
11:35 AM - 11:45 AM GST, TCCA

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

Speaker: Jose Montero
11:45 AM - 11:55 AM GST, Keysight Technologies

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