Programme

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The theme of the 2016 GSMA Ministerial Programme was ‘Connecting Everyone and Everything to a Better Future’, underscoring the integral role of mobile communications in driving economic and social development on a global basis. Moreover, it highlighted the need for a supportive policy environment and cross-sector collaboration in breaking down the barriers to digital, social and financial inclusion for billions of people around the world.

Please click on a session in the table below to view the relevant agenda, presentations and session summary.

Monday 22 February
  Auditorium A Auditorium B Networking Lounge
09:00
 
09:30 Leadership Workshop – Spectrum Post WRC-15
09:30-11:00
 
10:00
 
10:30
 
11:00
 
11:30 Leadership Workshop – New Regulatory Paradigms
11:30-13:00
 
12:00
 
12:30
 
13:00 Networking Lunch
13:00-14:00
 
13:30
 
14:00 Mobile World Summit & Government Excellence Awards
14:00-17:30
 
14:30
 
15:00
 
15:30
 
16:00
 
16:30
 
17:00
 
17:30 Networking Cocktail
17:30-19:00
 
18:00
 
18:30
 
19:00
       

Tuesday 23 February
  Auditorium A Auditorium B Networking Lounge
09:00
 
09:30
 
10:00 Latin America Regional Summit
10:00-13:00
Middle East & North Africa Regional Summit
10:00-13:00
 
10:30
 
11:00
 
11:30
 
12:00
 
12:30
 
13:00 Networking Lunch
13:00-14:00
 
13:30
 
14:00 Leadership Workshop – Personal Data
14:00-15:30
 
14:30
 
15:00
 
15:30
 
16:00 Leadership Workshop – Internet of Things
16:00-17:30
 
16:30
 
17:00
 
17:30 Capacity Building –
Partner Showcase and Networking Cocktail Reception

17:30-19:00
 
18:00
 
18:30
 
19:00
       

Wednesday 24 February
  Auditorium A Auditorium B Networking Lounge
09:00
 
09:30
 
10:00 Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Summit
10:00-13:00
Asia Pacific Regional Summit
10:00-12:30
 
10:30
 
11:00
 
11:30
 
12:00
 
12:30
 
13:00 Networking Lunch
13:00-14:00
Networking lounge
 
13:30
 
14:00 Leadership Workshop – Connected Societies
14:00-15:30
 
14:30
 
15:00
 
15:30
 
16:00 Leadership Workshop – Connectivity for Women
16:00-17:30
 
16:30
 
17:00
 
17:30
 
18:00
 
18:30
 
19:00
       

Thursday 25 February
  Auditorium A Auditorium B Networking Lounge
09:00
 
09:30
 
10:00 Capacity Building Taster Session – Mobile Money
10:00-12:00
Capacity Building Taster Session – Principles of Mobile Privacy
10:00-12:00
 
10:30
 
11:00
 
11:30
 
12:00 Networking Lunch
12:00-13:00
Networking lounge
 
12:30
 
13:00 Capacity Building Taster Session – Internet of Things
13:00-15:00
Capacity Building Taster Session – Disaster Response
13:00-15:00
 
13:30
 
14:00
 
14:30
 
15:00
 
15:30
 
16:00 Hall 4 closes