The GSMA announced speakers for the second Mobile World Congress Americas taking place September 12-14, 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The GSMA also released additional details for the Americas event, including new programs, exhibitors and sponsors.
“For the first time in history, the leading entertainment city in the world will be the main stage for a mobile industry event of this magnitude – Mobile World Congress Americas will put the spotlight on the intersection of mobile with content, media and entertainment,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “There are now more than 5 billion mobile subscribers globally and mobile connects nearly everything in our lives – including content, media and entertainment. As technologies such as 5G, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality, blockchain and others go mainstream, mobile will further transform the media and entertainment experience as we know it today.”
Leading Executives in Content, Media and Mobile to Keynote
The GSMA announced that global leaders from across the mobile communications and media and entertainment industries are among the first keynote speakers confirmed for Mobile World Congress Americas, including:
In addition to the keynote program, the Mobile World Congress Americas agenda includes 12 focused conferences with 43 track sessions revolving around five major event themes:
Conference track sessions will explore leading trends and technologies including 5G, AI, augmented reality (AR), blockchain, IoT, connected vehicles, sports and entertainment, and much more. Executives and industry experts confirmed to speak in the conferences include:
For more information on the Mobile World Congress Americas conference program, visit: www.mwcamericas.com/conference-programs.
July 2, 2018