Africa News Line Saturday, 02.04.2023, 8:51 PM
Welcome Guest | RSS
Site menu

Main » 2016 » February » 18 » GSMA Expands Mobile 360 Series of Events in 2016
8:32 AM
GSMA Expands Mobile 360 Series of Events in 2016

 GSMA Announces First Details of Mobile 360 Series – Privacy & Security Event; Expanded Partnership with Metro Area Chamber Sets the Stage for North America Event


LONDON - Wednesday, February 17th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the schedule and locations for the 2016 GSMA Mobile 360 Series, a regional thought leadership conference series for executives in the mobile industry, as well as key regulatory and government representatives. This year, the GSMA is again expanding the scope of the Mobile 360 Series of conferences, with seven conferences around the world, including one focused specifically on privacy and security issues.

“We’re excited to further broaden the Mobile 360 Series to include additional geographies and also to focus on specific subject areas, with the addition of Mobile 360 – India and Mobile 360 – Privacy & Security,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “The Mobile 360 Series conferences provide a focused forum through which attendees can not only explore the most pressing issues facing the mobile industry, but engage in a substantive dialogue that will help drive action.”

In 2016, the GSMA will host the following Mobile 360 Series conferences:

Mobile 360 Series Conference


Mobile 360 Series – Privacy & Security           The Hague, Netherlands           10-11 May
Mobile 360 Series – Europe           Brussels, Belgium           14 June
Mobile 360 Series – Africa           Dar es Salaam, Tanzania           26-28 July
Mobile 360 Series – Latin America           Mexico City, Mexico           20-22 September
Mobile 360 Series – Middle East           Dubai, United Arab Emirates           17-18 October
Mobile 360 Series – India           New Delhi, India           26 October
GSMA Mobility Live! – North America           Atlanta, United States           1-2 November

Introducing Mobile 360 Series – Privacy & Security

The first event in the 2016 Mobile 360 Series, Mobile 360 Series – Privacy & Security, will be held at the Hilton The Hague. In cooperation with The Hague Security Delta and The Municipality of The Hague, Mobile 360 – Privacy & Security will explore the state of digital security and data privacy today and examine best practices across a variety of industries. This two-day event will include a combination of keynote presentations, panel discussions, technology demonstrations and in-depth case studies that address the growing importance of privacy and security across the globe.

Speakers currently confirmed to present in the conference include:

    Jim Bailey, Senior Managing Director, Accenture Mobility
    Evelyn Tjon-En-Fa, Partner, Bird & Bird
    Thomas Whipp, CISO, Charles Taylor PLC
    Alvin Khodabaks, Partner, Clifford Chance
    Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA
    Gert-Jan Schenk, Vice President EMEA, Lookout
    Rimma Perelmuter, CEO, Mobile Ecosystem Forum
    Deputy Mayor Ingrid van Engelshoven, Alderman for Knowledge Economy, International, Youth and Education, Municipality of The Hague
    Karsten Nohl, Chief Scientist, Security Research Labs
    Chris Roberts, CSH and Security Consultant, Sentinel Global
    Dr. Ulf Gartzke, Managing Partner and Founder, Spitzberg Partners LLC
    Chris Roberts, CSH and Security Consultant, Sentinel Global
    Oscar Mancebo Ortiz, Head of Mobile Connect, Telefónica Group
    Charl van Niekerk, CEO, Thuthukani Technology Solutions
    Oliver Blower, CEO, VoxSmart

For additional information on Mobile 360 – Privacy and Security, including speaking and sponsorship opportunities, as well as how to attend, visit

New Developments for North America Event

The Mobile 360 Series returns again to Atlanta, with the city hosting the North American event 1-2 November 2016. In a very exciting development, the GSMA and the Metro Atlanta Chamber have joined forces to create GSMA Mobility Live! – North America. This new conference merges the previous Mobile 360 – North America and Mobility LIVE! events to deliver a platform for exploring the key trends impacting the mobile industry as well as adjacent industry sectors.

“We are pleased to be partnering even more closely with the Metro Atlanta Chamber in creating a dynamic event that will attract mobile industry leaders from not only the greater Atlanta area but across all of North America,” commented O’Hara.

Further information on the entire Mobile 360 Series of events is available at Follow developments and updates on Mobile 360 (#mobile360) on Twitter @GSMA and on Facebook


About the GSMA

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with more than 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai and the Mobile 360 Series conferences.

For more information, please visit the GSMA corporate website at Follow the GSMA on Twitter: @GSMA.     


For the GSMA

Charlie Meredith-Hardy

+44 7917 298428



GSMA Press Office





Views: 162 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Rating: 0.0/0
Total comments: 0

Entries archive