Barcelona 27 Feb - 2 Mar 2017

Programmes & Seminars

GSMA Programmes and Seminars provide insight into developments of GSMA and industry initiatives. Broaden your knowledge of industry trends and get a world-class education when you participate in topic driven programmes, hear from industry experts, and further your knowledge on relevant industry trends.



Thursday, 2 March, 9:00-14:30
Women4Tech Summit sponsored by Accenture

GSMA Seminars

At Mobile World Congress, the GSMA hosts a range of seminars designed to provide insights and updates on key GSMA and industry initiatives. GSMA Seminars are held across all four days of Mobile World Congress and will focus on topics such as Mobile Connect, 5G, the Internet of Things (IoT), Mobile for Development, Privacy, eSIM, and GSMA Marketplace.

Connected Living

Tuesday, 28 February, 12:00-14:00
IoT Elements: Bringing the Smart City to Life

Wednesday, 1 March, 13:30-15:30
Mobile IoT (LPWA) – Open for Business


Tuesday, 28 February, 17:00-18:30
Remote SIM Provisioning for Consumer Devices

GSMA Marketplace

Wednesday, 1 March, 08:30-10:30
Best Practices for Procurement in the Mobile Ecosystem

Mobile Connect

Monday, 27 February, 11:00-13:00
Delivering global mobile identity services

Tuesday, 28 February, 14:30-16:30
Evolving the landscape for high security authentication (PSD2, biometrics and block chain)

Wednesday, 1 March, 11:00-13:00
How global brands are protecting consumers and reducing fraud

Mobile for Development

Monday, 27 February, 16:00-18:00
Innovate to lead: A new approach to delivering customer value, revenue and impact

Wednesday, 1 March, 16:00-18:00
Innovate to lead: Taking new mobile solutions from concept to scale

Mobile World Capital

Thursday, 2 March, 09:30-11:30
A mobile identity solution to streamline public and private institution’s delivery of digital services

Network 2020

Monday, 27 February, 13:30-15:30
5G – Beyond Technology into Business Impact

Tuesday, 28 February, 09:30-11:30
A New Global Platform for Conversations, Chatbots & Commerce


Wednesday, 1 March, 16:00-17:30
Drones, Phones and Automobiles: Privacy and Transparency Across the Mobile Ecosystem

Please note, if you are invited to pre-register for a session this does not give you access to Mobile World Congress. In order to attend you MUST register for Mobile World Congress.

Due to limited capacity pre-registering does not guarantee a place, but will give you access to priority queuing which will close 10 minutes before the scheduled seminar. Access to GSMA Seminars is granted on a first come first served basis.