MWCS 2017: Partner Programs

With the Mobile World Congress rapidly approaching Shanghai, a lot of other events are popping up around the same time. Here is a list of Partner Programs happening in conjunction with MWCS. They mostly target professionals in network operations (especially telecommunications) and hardware manufacturing.

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41st Asia Pacific Mobile Operators Conference


When: 9am-6pm on June 26, Monday

Where: 5F Dome, Kerry Hotel, Pudong

What's Happening: Expect to meet experts from mobile operators, industry organizations, and service providers to discuss the latest innovations, market trends, and business models developments for mobile operation international services.

China Mobile Maker Day


When: 6pm-9pm on June 27, Tuesday

Where: 3F Grand Shanghai Ballroom 2, Kerry Hotel, Pudong

What's Happening: China Mobile will launch the "And Twin Engines Project" to connect industry professionals from incubators and government & industrial partners to open basic communications platform, the Internet platform, the IoT platform, digital home platform, and a beta environment for future networking technologies such as NB-IoT and 5G. An exhibition area will also be set up to display the latest technologies and projects incubated by the project and its external partners.

Ericsson UDN APAC Advisory Board Forum


When: 9am-5pm on June 27, Tuesday

Where: 3F Pudong Ballroom 5-7, Kerry Hotel, Pudong

What's Happening: Business and technical executive from leading service and content privers to examine the future of high performance content delivery, new revenue streams on edge network services, and new partnerships across the digital ecosystem. The main focus of this event will be on content licensing, targeted advertising, distributed gaming, content delivery, AI, and other edge network services.

5G Industry Summit


When: 2pm-6pm on June 28, Wednesday

Where: 3F Pudong Ballroom 5-7, Kerry Hotel, Pudong

What's Happening: There will be a discussion conducted by operators, industry organizers, and chipset providers on 5G ecosystem collaboration, technology innovation, commercializations, and application in vertical industries.

GTI Summit


When: 2pm-5pm on June 28, Wednesday

Where: 3F Grand Shanghai Ballroom 2, Kerry Hotel, Pudong

What's Happening: Mobile operators, vendors, and vertical industry partners will get together to promote TD-LTE global development, discuss the future of 4G & 5G, and foster a cross-industry joint innovative and synergistic 5G ecosystem.

RCS Global Summit


When: 9am-12:40pm on June 28, Wednesday

Where: 3F Pudong Ballroom 5-7, Kerry Hotel, Pudong

What's Happening: Global telecom operators and partners from the RCS industry will discuss how to deploy RCS services and realize interconnections rapidly. They will also share the best innovations and business models in RCS services with the aim to achieve RCS-based smart home and IoT ecosystem.

The Digital Life Unlocked by Standardized, Next Generation Technologies


When: 10:30am-5:30pm on June 28, Wednesday

Where: 3F Pudong Ballroom 4, Kerry Hotel, Pudong

What's Happening: The IEEE Standards Association will bring together a broad stakeholder community to share its standards and best practices within IEEE to help enable the creation and expansion of international markets.

Big Video Global Summit


When: 9am-12:40pm on June 29, Thursday

Where: 6F Himalayas Ballroom, Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel

What's Happening: Local telecom operators, international carriers, and industry partners & consultants will discuss innovative video technologies, services, and business models to give the video industry a rapid and sustainable boost.

Innovating Network Transformation Summit


When: 2pm-5:40pm on June 29, Thursday

Where: 6F Himalayas Ballroom, Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel

What's Happening: Meet local and international operators to explore innovative 5G flexhual and network re-architecting solutions, and to build new ICT ecosystem and accelerate operators' transport network transformation.

IDE Drone Forum


When: 9:30am-12pm on June 30, Friday

Where: Shanghai New International Expo Center, Hall W2 M9

What's Happening: Drone manufacturers such as DJI, Shanghai Nine Eagles Electronic Technology Company, Ramytech Co. Ltd, and Wenzhou Tarot Aviation Technology Co. Ltd will showcase the latest hardware and service for industral & commercial drone use. A forum will take place in which experts and business representative from the UAV industry will explore the latest technology and trend of drone development. There will also be a live Drone Racing Competition in Hall E2.

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These events are available to holders of the All Exhibition Pass, Gold Pass, and VIP Pass. You may check for prices and purchase your passes here.

The Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017 will start from June 28 to July 1 at the Shanghai International Expo Center.