This event is a gathering of the industry’s influential decision makers, policy makers and delegates from the Middle East, who share a common interest in promoting a 5G Ecosystem in the Middle East region. The purpose of this 5G Ecosystem Conference is to bring together operators, regulatory agency, vertical industry leaders and broader ecosystem advocates in order to aggregate more ecosystem partners and keep building the Middle East 5G Ecosystem through the 5G partnership plan.

Who should attend

If you are keen to know more about the 5G policies, operator strategy and ecosystem updates as part of 5G industry digitalization value chain, or simply you want to find out more about the 5G development in the Middle East region.

Why attend

On the day you can expect to:

  • Get the latest updates on the Middle East digital economy policies empowered by 5G;

  • Hear from the leading experts about how the industry will leverage 5G to improve the user experience and efficiency;

  • Discover more about the 5G Use Cases that will be commercially launched in the Middle East;

  • Enjoy a complimentary networking lunch and have an opportunity to interact with peers from the Middle East, America, Europe, China, and etc.


  • Time
  • Topic
  • Remarks
  • 09:00 – 09:15
  • Welcome Speech
  • Bocar
  • Opening Speech
  • Deng Taihua
    President of Wireless Solution
  • 09:15 – 09:30
  • Accelerate 5G Development through Industrial Policies
  • Tariq Al Awadhi,
    Executive Director Spectrum Affairs,
  • 09:30 – 09:45
  • 5G is Now, Sailing to New eMBB Horizons
  • Wangsu
    Vice President of Marketing
    Huawei Middle East
  • 09:45 – 10:35
  • 5G in Oil and Gas Industry
  • Muhammad Aljuaid
    IT APPL/SYS Specialist
  • Disruptive AI-Driven Drone Solution
    Reduce Time, Cost & Risk in inspection & Asset Management
  • Rossi Jaafar
    Group COO & Global Account Director
    Aerodyne Group
  • 5G - Unleashing the true potential of AR/VR
  • Jordi Alonso
    Senior Engineer Creative Technologies
  • Cloud-based VR
    TPCAST Strategy and why not starting today
  • Reiner Pes
    General Manager – EMEA
  • 10:35 – 10:50
  • Release of the ME 5G Whitepaper and Top Use Cases
  • Ms. Caroline Gabriel
    Senior Contributor, Research
    Analysys Mason
  • 10:50 – 11:00
  • Coffee break
  • 11:00 – 11:40
  • Promoting the growth of 5G Industry and Ecosystem in ME
  • Participates:
    • Jonathan Schmitt - Chief Mobility Strategist, Ford MENA • Neil Martin - Chief Commercial Officer,OSN • Rossi Jaafar - Group COO, Aerodyne Group • Caroline Gabriel - Senior Contributor Analysys Mason • Du yeqing - VP of 5G Product Line, Huawei • Luc Serviant – Senior Vice President Middle East & Africa, Orange Business Services Moderator:
    Safder Nazir, ME VP- Digital Industries Strategy, Huawei
  • 11:40 – 11:50
  • Presentation of Partnership Certificates
  • Certificates:Infocomm, Tatung, Tenda, Hothink, iGuiyu
  • 11:50 – 12:00
  • Group Photo

5G Use Cases

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Oct 14 - 18,2018 | Dubai World Trade Center,United Arab Emirates

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