Call For Papers

Welcome to the Mobile World Congress 2016 Call for Papers site.

The call for papers process is an important step in our research and the development of our agenda. Thank you for your interest and submission.

In 2016 the Mobile World Congress will continue to feature a world-class thought leadership conference programme with over 42 sessions covering the most critical topics in the present and future mobile industry.

Top tips for a great Mobile World Congress 2016 submission:

  • Alternative and interactive formats are encouraged
  • Consider gender balance when submitting speakers
  • Include relevant research
  • Joint presentations with clients are encouraged
  • Keep it short and to the point
  • Projections are good, actual data is better
  • Relevant on stage demonstrations are of interest
  • Senior speakers are preferred to match our senior audience profile
  • Thought leadership not a sales pitch
  • Use fact not theory

Mobile World Congress 2016 aims to address the key industry topics of the day. That may include, but is not necessarily limited to, the following:

  • Big Data and Analytics
  • Business Transformation
  • Commerce (including Payments)
  • Connected Living
  • Connecting the Unconnected
  • Consumer Engagement
  • Devices (including Wearables)
  • Emerging Markets
  • Enterprise
  • Financial Services
  • Identity & Privacy
  • Industry Verticals
  • IoT
  • M&A and Partnerships
  • Media & Content
  • Network Evolution
  • Retail
  • Security
  • Start ups

Please note that all submissions are welcome and are not limited to the above list. If you have any questions please contact our speaker team at


Your submissions will help us to create next year’s agenda.

View Content from the 2015 event here.

The Mobile World Congress Call for Papers will close at 23:59 GMT on Friday, 04 September 2015.

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