We are media partners with next month’s MWC19 Shanghai from GSMA: Asia’s most important annual event for next-generation technology.

“Intelligent Connectivity, encompassing 5G, AI, IoT and Big Data, is paving the way for a new era which is set to impact almost every aspect of our daily lives,” explains John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA. “Across MWC19 Shanghai, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from leaders who are driving this innovation globally. They will have access to exciting experiences and discussions through the exhibition and specialised programmes such as Artificial Intelligence Accelerate Programme, Digital Leaders, Women4Tech, 4YFN and more. We look forward once again to welcoming the mobile industry to Shanghai.”

More than 60,000 professionals from over 110 countries are expected to fill the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from 26 to 28 June, for a packed programme built to accelerate the promise of intelligent connectivity.

In addition to the now iconic GSMA Innovation City element of the MWC series, which showcases the latest innovations, a new Artificial Intelligence Accelerate Programme is being added, where a range of ‘stakeholders including policymakers, industry leaders, AI specialists, academia and startups, will discuss key policy forumulation, stimulate new innovations and explore how AI can be applied throughout the digital economy’.

There will also be range of forums and seminars, including the GSMA Future IoT Convention, sponsored by Nokia Shanghai Bell and Sunsea AIoT; and 5G Network Forum; along with extensive exhibition space. And for the second year DISPLAY CHINA 2019 will be co-located in Hall E5 at the SNIEC, an event where ‘the latest flexible and HD displays and future innovative applications’ will take centre stage. VIP, Gold, All Exhibition or Press/Analyst passes free access to DISPLAY CHINA.

Recent names to be added as keynote speakers include: Yang Jie, Executive Director and Chairman, China Mobile; Jing Ulrich, Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific, JPMorgan Chase & Co.; and Cristiano Amon, President, Qualcomm.

If this has whet your appetite, our readers can get a free All Exhibition Pass using code: FAPUZGPTEC – and 20% off VIP and Gold Pass discount with code: PVP203GQNK (until 30 May).