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GSMA gibt weitere Keynote-Referenten des Mobile World Congress 2013 bekannt

LONDON, 17. Dezember 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Die GSMA gab heute bekannt, dass CEOs und gehobene Führungskräfte von Bharti Airtel, Deezer, Dropbox, General Motors, Juniper Networks und Qtel auf dem GSMA Mobile World Congress 2013, der vom 25. bis 28. Februar 2013 in der Fira Gran Via in Barcelona stattfindet, als Referenten von Keynote-Sitzungen auftreten werden. Das Unternehmen nannte darüber hinaus mehrere neue Sponsoren, die sich an den Programmen App Planet und mPowered Brands beteiligen und kündigte weitere Partnerveranstaltungen und Trainingssitzungen an, die im Rahmen des Mobile World Congress stattfinden werden.

„Die Teilnehmer am Konferenzprogramm des Mobile World Congress werden die Gelegenheit haben, einigen der prominentesten Persönlichkeiten aus der heutigen Mobilfunkbranche sowie Entscheidungsträgern aus anderen Branchen zuzuhören ", sagte Michael O'Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. „Wir freuen uns besonders darauf, mehrere Referenten zu ihrem Debütauftritt im Keynote-Programm des Mobile World Congress zu begrüßen, die neue Perspektiven darbieten werden."

Hochkarätiges Keyonte-Aufgebot für den Mobile World Congress
Weitere CEOs und gehobene Manager führender Unternehmen aus dem gesamten Ökosystem des Mobilfunks und verwandten Branchen bestätigten vor Kurzem ihre Teilnahme als Referenten am Keynote-Programm des Mobile World Congress. Dazu gehören:

  • Sunil Mittal, Vorsitzender und MD, Bharti Airtel
  • Axel Dauchez, CEO, Deezer
  • Drew Houston, Gründer und CEO, Dropbox
  • Stephen Girsky, Vizevorsitzender, General Motors
  • Kevin Johnson, CEO, Juniper Networks
  • Dr. Nasser Marafih, Konzern-CEO, Qtel Group

Die folgenden Führungskräfte kommen zu den zuvor bekanntgegebenen Keynote-Referenten des Mobile World Congress hinzu:

  • Randall Stephenson, Vorsitzender, Präsident und CEO, AT&T
  • Rene Obermann, CEO, Deutsche Telekom
  • Hans Vestberg, Präsident und CEO, Ericsson
  • Franco Bernabe, Vorsitzender, GSMA und Vorsitzender und CEO, Telecom Italia Group
  • Suk-Chae Lee, Vorsitzender und CEO, KT Corp.
  • Gary Kovacs, CEO, Mozilla
  • Susan Whiting, Vizevorsitzende, Nielsen
  • Stephen Elop, Präsident und CEO, Nokia
  • Kaoru Kato, Präsident und CEO, NTT DOCOMO
  • Paul Jacobs, Vorsitzender und CEO, Qualcomm
  • Talmon Marco, Gründer und CEO, Viber Media
  • Lars Nyberg, Präsident und CEO, TeliaSonera
  • Vittorio Colao, CEO, Vodafone Group

Neben den Keynotes stehen im Jahr 2013 auch Sitzungen zu heißen Themen wie Big Data, Mobile Cloud-Dienste, mWallets, NFC, Small Cells und Smart Cities, sowie die Rolle des Mobilfunks in verwandten Branchen wie Werbung, Fahrzeugbau, Finanzdiensten und Einzelhandel auf dem Programm. Weitere Informationen zu den Keynote-Sitzungen des Mobile World Congress und dem kompletten Konferenzprogramm finden Sie unter www.mobileworldcongress.com/conference.

Nokia, Plantronics und Samsung veranstalten ADCs auf dem App Planet
In seinem vierten Jahr auf dem Mobile World Congress wird der App Planet Führungskräfte aus der Mobilfunkbranche und der Anwendungsentwicklung zusammenführen. Auf dem Programm stehen Sitzungen, die auf das explosionsartige Wachstum des Marktes für mobile Apps eingehen, sowie Ausstellungen, Vorführungen von Produkten und Diensten, Networking-Gelegenheiten und Workshops. Die GSMA meldete heute, dass Nokia, Plantronics und Samsung als unterstützende Sponsoren des App Planet Konferenzen für Anwendungsentwickler (App Developer Conferences, ADC) abhalten werden und sich damit den zuvor bekanntgegebenen unterstützenden Sponsoren anschließen, zu denen das Car Connectivity Consortium und Wireless Industry Partnership gehören. Der offizielle App-Planet-Sponsor ist die Generalitat de Catalunya – die Regierung Kataloniens – und Inneractive beteiligt sich als Supporting Sponsor. Um mehr zu erfahren, besuchen Sie bitte www.mobileworldcongress.com/app-planet-overview/.

Neue Partnerveranstaltungen und Trainingsitzungen
Neben dem GTI Summit am Dienstag, den 26. Februar finden im Rahmen des Mobile World Congress auch Partnerveranstaltungen von Unternehmen wie ClickSoftware, Fastback Networks, IBM, MasterCard, Open Mobile Alliance und Taisys statt. Mehr zu diesen neuen Partnerveranstaltungen erfahren Sie unter www.mobileworldcongress.com/partner-events/

Darüber hinaus werden die Andrew Seybold Wireless University und Award Solutions Trainingsitzungen auf dem Mobile World Congress 2013 abhalten. Diese unabhängigen Seminare werden den Einsatz der nächsten Generation von Mobilfunktechnologien ausleuchten. Zu den Sitzungen gehören „Mobilfunk heute und morgen", präsentiert von der Andrew Seybold Wireless University sowie „Wirkungsvoller Einsatz von VoLTE" und „Schlüssel für erfolgreiche LTE-Netzwerke", präsentiert von Award Solutions. Weitere Informationen zu diesen Trainingsitzungen finden Sie unter www.mobileworldcongress.com/training/

Neue unterstützende Sponsoren des mPowered Brands-Programms
Mobile-Loco ist der neueste unterstützende Sponsor des mPowered Brands-Programms auf dem Mobile World Congress. Das mPowered Brands-Programm soll Führungskräften aus dem Marketing und Management helfen, ihr Mobilfunkwissen vertiefen und ihre Nutzung mobiler Technologien für Werbung und Kundeneinbindung zu beschleunigen. Es ist in drei Elemente untergliedert: die mPowered Brands Zone, mPowered Brands Theatres und mPowered Brands Mobile Ambassadors. Weitere Informationen zu mPowered Brands finden Sie unter www.mobileworldcongress.com/mpoweredbrands-overview.

Demo-Sponsoren beim Medienempfang zum Mobile World Congress
Die GSMA gab bekannt, dass sich Mobeam, Symphony Teleca und Trend Micro an den Produkt- und Servicedemonstrationen beim ersten offiziellen Medienempfang zum Mobile World Congress beteiligen werden. Dieser Cocktail-Empfang findet am Sonntag, den 24. Februar von 17.00 Uhr bis 19.00 Uhr in der Fira Gran Via statt. Er wird akkreditierten Pressevertretern und Analysten die Gelegenheit bieten, Kontakte zu knüpfen, führenden Akteuren aus dem Ökosystem der Mobilfunkbranche zu begegnen und eine Vorschau auf das Programm der Woche in entspannter und geselliger Runde zu erhalten. Weitere Informationen über den Medienempfang zum Mobile World Congress finden Sie unter www.mobileworldcongress.com/press/.

Der Mobile World Congress ist der Auftakt zur Mobile World Capital Barcelona von 2013 bis 2018. Zur Initiative Mobile World Capital gehören auch das Mobile World Centre, das Mobile World Festival und der Mobile World Hub. Die damit verbundenen Programmpunkte und Veranstaltungen finden über das ganze Jahr hinweg statt und kommen die nicht nur den Bürgern von Barcelona, Katalonien und Spanien zugute, sondern auch der Mobilindustrie weltweit. Weitere Informationen zur Initiative Mobile World Capital finden Sie unter www.mobileworldcapital.com

Informationen zur GSMA
Mit Mitgliedern aus mehr als 220 Ländern vertritt die GSMA die Interessen von nahezu 800 Mobilfunkbetreibern sowie 230 Unternehmen aus dem weiteren Umfeld der Mobilfunkbranche, darunter Handyhersteller, Softwareunternehmen, Geräteanbieter, Internetfirmen sowie Unternehmen aus Sektoren wie den Finanzdiensten, dem Gesundheitswesen, den Medien, der Transport- und Verkehrsbranche sowie dem Versorgungswesen. Darüber hinaus organisiert die GSMA branchenführende Veranstaltungen wie den Mobile World Congress und die Mobile Asia Expo. 

Für weitere Informationen besuchen Sie bitte die Unternehmenswebsite der GSMA unter www.gsma.com oder Mobile World Live, das Onlineportal der mobilen Kommunikationsindustrie, unter www.mobileworldlive.com.

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