The WBA Vision Forum provides an opportunity for participants to meet leaders from Asian governments, telecoms operators, technology companies, ecosystem players, as well as media and analysts. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in a dialogue on transformational opportunities in the area of technical innovations and commercial models around Connected Cities, Next Gen and Public Wi-Fi.
Delegates from countries including China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, The Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, The United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam will be in attendance.
16 JANUARY, 2017 – Vision Forum Seminar
A full day event, from 9am to 6pm, will be kicking off with the inaugural and keynote addresses followed by focused presentations and panel discussions packed with both local and international experts on topical issues of Connected Cities and Connecting Citizens. Asian conditions and requirements will be considered in the context of international experience and best practices.
Topics to be discussed will include Public-Private Partnerships, Next Gen and City Wi-Fi Deployment & Monetization, Converged Services (Wi-Fi Calling, Carrier Aggregation), Roadmap to 5G, etc.
Don’t miss this opportunity to join in discussions with top leadership from the public and private sectors and learn from experts from around the continent and the globe as we explore how best to work together to achieve shared objectives for the next decade.
17 JANUARY, 2017 – Invitation-only Executive Roundtable
A half day roundtable dialogue for invited industry representatives, hosted by the WBA, where local and regional leadership will meet and engage in closed-door discussions about Connecting Cities and Connecting Citizens.
Participation is restricted to a select group of senior local, regional and national government leaders from several countries, senior executives from telecommunications operators, technology companies from the ecosystem, senior analysts and leaders of industry trade associations.
Discussions will focus on identifying the most pressing issues and concerns, and sharing best practices and case studies from Asia and around the world. This roundtable will be followed by an executive lunch.