MWC Los Angeles Conference Program; why pay us a visit?

With just under three months to go until MWC20 Los Angeles kicks off (Los Angeles Convention Center, October 22nd-24th), now is the time to start planning your journey to make the most of the action-packed event.

For the last 8 months, the conference research team has been working to put together an industry-leading program, encompassing the key themes and topics that will shape the telecommunications and associated industries for years to come. The four key themes for this year’s conference are 5G, IoT, Disruptive Innovation and Media & Entertainment.

You can find some further detail on these themes by reading our theme reports here:

What are the keynotes?

The keynote stage at MWC Los Angeles is the biggest platform across the show – it is where major announcements and headlines are made. Taking place each morning from 9:30am, CEOs from leading companies will share their views on the most pressing topics for the industry. Some of the confirmed keynote speakers include:

  • Meredith Attwell Baker, President and CEO, CTIA
  • Niklas Heuveldop, Senior Vice President and Head of Market Area North America, Ericsson
  • Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA
  • Kenneth R. Meyers, President and CEO, U.S. Cellular and Chairman, CTIA
  • Tami Erwin, Executive Vice President and Group CEO, Verizon Business
  • Robert M. Bakish, President and CEO, Viacom

What are the conference tracks?

The conference tracks take place in the 150s Concourse, between South and West Halls. The conference tracks provide an insight into what SVPs, CxOs and leading analysts in the field are working on, and their predictions for the future. Set in auditoria with capacity for around 200 people, the setting allows for more in-depth, detailed conversations on the issue at hand. The conference program is designed to cover topics ranging from technology, strategy and deployment to forward-thinking predictions and projections.

Some of the confirmed speakers for the track sessions include:

  • Andre Feutsch, CTO, AT&T
  • Arvind Purushotham, Managing Director and Global Head of Venture Investing, Citi Ventures
  • Darcy Antonellis, CEO, Vubiquity
  • Dave O’Flanagan, CEO and Co-Founder, Boxever
  • John Saw, CTO, Sprint
  • Larry O’Reilly, CEO, ARHT Media
  • Mary O’Neill, Vice President Security, Nokia
  • Michael Sherwood, Director Information Technology and Chief Innovation Officer, City of Las Vegas
  • Scott Casey, CTO, Greystar
  • Yvette Martinez, CEO North America, ESL

See the full agenda here

How to get your pass?

Get your conference pass here

Stay tuned for more details on the conference and content taking place across MWC Los Angeles!