So you are moderating a GSMA event…

Thank you for confirming to join us as a moderator for an upcoming event.
Session and panel moderators act as the backbones for our shows – when you take the stage you are the event maestro! We encourage our moderators to not just be mere introducers of the content, but lively and active facilitators of the discussion. Ask the questions everyone is thinking but shy to ask! You set the tempo of the session and heavily influence the event to be engaging and memorable for the audience.

In a bid to support you with this task we have compiled some do’s and don’ts to bear in mind as you prepare for your role: Read More

Our reflections on the Africa Working Group and M360 Africa

Guest Post from GSMA M4D Team

The M4D Utilities team was recently at two exciting events: a two-day working group in Tanzania and the GSMA’s Mobile 360 Africa event. The M360 Africa provided a great platform to share our work on Energy to a broad audience. The Working Group brought together 59 delegates from 42 organisations for two intensive days that included presentations on IoT, Mobile Payments and partnerships with Mobile Operators, field visits, lots of discussion and networking!

Here are our key reflections from the event:

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Mobile World Congress 2017 Agenda Recap

With preparations for Mobile World Congress 2018 ramping up and speaking proposals starting to come in, we wanted to take a moment to refresh your memories of MWC17’s Conference Agenda. Read More

Conference Speaker Survival Tips

Here in the Event Research team we work with over 1,000 speakers a year, across 12 events, and so now with the research period for MWC 2018 conference underway and MWC Americas just a few weeks away, we have put together a few pointers on how to ensure you have a smooth show experience! Read More

New Speakers Roundup

As July brings us half way through the event calendar at the GSMA, the content team have no plans of slowing down. H2 sees a truly global spread of events! Take a look through some of the latest speakers confirmed for the upcoming M360 MENA event and MWC Americas here: Read More

Why 4 startups took the centre stage at Mobile 360 Africa 2017

Today Africa has 300 tech hubs in 93 cities across 42 countries. Ten years ago, there was nothing. It is an understatement to say that startups have disrupted the African continent – VC funding raised by African tech startups totalled US$ 366.8 million in 2016!

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Speaker Selfie – Dr. Derek Peterson, Boingo

Dr. Derek Peterson, CTO of Boingo will be at MWC Americas this September to give his views on 5G, don’t miss the 5G Networks session on Wednesday, 13 September at 11:00 am.

The 2017 Africa Predictions

Last week, over 800 senior digital leaders across the African continent joined us in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for Mobile 360 Africa 2017. In a bid to consolidate over 50 individual sessions on navigating Africa’s digital landscape, we gathered our panel of experts to discuss the outcomes of the event and deduce what they think the future might hold! Read More

Witness the transformative potential of mobile at Mobile 360 – MENA

Digital technologies and services are profoundly transforming the lives of citizens throughout the MENA region. They are fuelling economic growth, making businesses more efficient and effective, and helping policymakers pursue their objectives. Mobile connectivity is at the heart of this new digital era. Read More

Mobile World Congress 2018 – Call for Papers

It’s that time of year again – submissions for Mobile World Congress 2018 are being accepted from 26th June – 27th September via our online Call for Papers Portal. Read More