Agenda at GSMA MWC and 4YFN 2024

We present the agenda of GSMA programme of the Mobile World Congress and 4YFN 2024, where you will find all the Telefónica speakers who will be attending this eagerly awaited event.

TimeProgrammeVenueSpeakerSession Content
9:30 - 10:45
Main (GSMA)HALL 4, Main StageJosé María Alvarez-Pallete, CEO & ChairmanOpening KeyNote
9:30 - 11:30Manufacturing SummitHALL 4, Connected IndustriesDario Cesena, CEO de Geprom part of Telefónica TechIndustrial sector requirements for successful digital transformation
11:45 - 13:00Ministerial ProgrammeCC5 Ministerial Stage, Hall Upper WalkwayJuan Montero, Chief Public Policy, Competition & Regulatory Officer, TelefónicaResponsible AI: Following an Ethical Compass
14:00 - 15:00Smart Mobility SummitHall 4, Connected Industries StagePedro de Alarcón, Head of UAS&Drone APIs, Open GatewayBoosting BVLOS: mitigating drone risks and broadening commercialization
14:30 - 17:00Rountables&SummitsCC8.16, GSMA Knowledge Zone, Hall 8.1 - 4YFNDiego R. López, Senior Technology Expert, TelefonicaThird Post Quantum Network Seminar
16:30 - 17:00GSMAHALL 4, Main StageJosé María Alvarez-Pallete, CEO & ChairmanEurope’s new horizons
17:00 - 17:30
4YFN (GSMA)Stand BStartup Banco SabadellMarta Antunez, Hub Director Wayra

Digital Director, Port Aventura Entertainment (partner Wayra)
Diferentes persepectivas del Momento Actual de la Inversión
17:00 - 18:00
4YFN (GSMA)Pitching Point, Hall 8.1 - 4YFNPitching Session by Wayra Telefonica

TimeProgrammeVenueSpeakerSession Content
9:30 - 11:00Ministerial ProgrammeCC5 Ministerial Stage, Hall Upper WalkwayGonzalo Lopez-Barajas Huder, Gerente Corporate RegulationAchieving 5G: Creating the Environment for Success- A closer look at the supply-side inputs
10:00 - 10:30Diversity 4 TechHALL 6, Debate StageCarlos Martinez, Global Director, AI & Data Solutions & Services, Telefónica TechThe Use of AI to Drive Inclusivity in the Workplace 
10:00 - 10:204YFN (GSMA)Banco Sabadell Stage, Hall 8.1 - 4YFNChema Alonso, Chief Digital Officer, Telefónica Innovación DigitalCrazy Enough to Innovate
11:00 - 11:45
Main ConferenceHALL 6, Stage BMallik Rao, Chief Technology & Information Officer Telefonica DeutschlandGo Cloud or go home
11:00 - 12:00Manufacturing SummitHALL 4, Connected Industries StageCarlos Carazo, Director IoT Products, Technology & Operations, T. TechThe lights are out, but the robots are home. Deploying the smart factory
11:00 - 12:30Roundtables & SummitsCC8.16, GSMA Knowledge Zone, Hall 8.1 - 4YFNGlyn Povah, Head of global product development, Digital IdentityIdentity and Data Seminar - Humanising digital identity: How the mobile industry boosts digital trust
11:00 - 11:204YFN (GSMA)Agora Stage, Hall 8.0 – 4YFN & Partner TheatresChema Alonso, Chief Digital Officer, Telefónica Innovación Digital y Pau Gasol (modera: Andres Saborido Scafati
Global Director, Wayra)
Unleashing the potential of startups in sports and health
11:15 - 12:154YFN (GSMA)Pitching Hub, Hall 8.0 – 4YFN & Partner TheatresWayraTravelTech Lab by HBX Group´s Innovation Challenge
11:30 - 12:304YFN (GSMA)Beta Lab, Hall 8.1 - 4YFNMarta Antunez, Hub Director Wayra4YFN INVESTOR SUMMIT- Investment in AI & AI in Investment
11:45 - 12:154YFN (GSMA)Banco Sabadell Stage, Hall 8.1 - 4YFNAgustín Moro, Global Director Partnerships, Telefónica S.A. - Telefonica Ventures / Irene Gomez Luque
CEO & Open Innovation Director, Telefónica
Reinventing roaming through Open Innovation
13:00 - 14:004YFN (GSMA)Beta Lab, Hall 8.1 - 4YFNBruno Vidal, Manager Wayra UK • Telefónica Open Innovation / Pablo Moro, Head of Funds & Opportunity Investments • Telefónica Open Innovation4YFN INVESTOR SUMMIT- Corporate Innovation and Transformation
14:30 - 15:00GSMA ProgramsHall 6, Debate StageMaite Aparicio, Head of Open RAN - Global CTIO, TelefónicaIs Open RAN Living Up to Its Interoperability Promise?
15:00 - 18:15
Rountables&SummitsHALL 6, Stage CMiguel Sánchez
Global CISO, Telefónica S.A
Security Summit - Strengthening Mobile Ecosystem Security
15:30 - 17:00
Ministerial ProgrammeCC5, Ministerial StageRichard Benjamins, Chief Responsible AI OfficerAI for Impact Roundtable
16:15 - 17:00Main ConferenceHALL 6, Stage AElena Gil, AI & Data, Business Unit Director, Telefónica TechBeyond ChatGPT: The Future of Generative AI in Business

TimeProgrammeVenueSpeakerSession Content
9:00 - 10:305G Futures SummitHALL 6, Stage CDavid del Val, Director Open GatewaySession 1: 5G monetisation with GSMA Open Gateway
12:00 - 13:005G Futures SummitHALL 6, Stage CJuan Carlos Garcia, SVP Technology Innovation and Ecosystem, TelefonicaSession 3: Revolutionising Operator Services with Edge Compute and Private Networks
11:00 - 12:30Ministerial ProgrammeCC5, Ministerial StageJuan Montero, Chief Public Policy, Competition & Regulatory Officer, TelefónicaEvaluating Policy Readiness to Ignite Mobile Investment
11:05 - 11:35Partner ProgramsHall 4, MWC Broadcast StageDaniel Hernández Ortega, SVP of Group Devices Unit&COnsumer IoT, TelefónicaEmbracing Consumer - Led Sustainability
11:45 - 12:30Ministerial ProgrammeCC5 Focus Stage, Hall Upper WalkwayRichard Benjamins, Chief Responsible AI OfficerPowering Smart Cities with AI and IoT
10:50 - 11:155G IoT SummitPartner Theatre 4, Hall 8.0 – 4YFN & Partner TheatresJuan José González Menaya, Head of Connectivity al Telefónica TechCreating and Enhancing value for IoT Customers
13:15 - 14:15Main ConferenceHALL 6, Stage BFrancisco Montalvo, CDO DirectorAre We In A Data Race?
13:15 - 13:454YFN (GSMA)Agora Stage, Hall 8.0 – 4YFN & Partner TheatresMarta Antunez, Hub Director Wayra

Andreu Tobella Brunet Digital Director, Port Aventura Entertainment (partner Wayra)
The Future of Fun
15:02 - 16:024YFN (GSMA)Eath StagePaloma Castellanos, Hub Director Wayra MadridLeverage the Corporates
15:00 - 16:00GSMA ProgramsCC8.16, GSMA Knowledge Zone, Hall 8.1 - 4YFNRichard Benjamins, Chief Responsible AI OfficerIs 2024 the year of the AI-centric telco?
16:00 - 18:30MVNO summitPartner Theatre 4, Hall 8.0 – 4YFN & Partner TheatresSandeep Raithatha, Head of Strategy, Innovation & 5G IoT, Virgin Media O2 Business / Marjolein Medendorp, Roaming Expert, Telefonica Móviles SpainTechnology & strategies to meet growing customer expectations
17:00 - 18:00Sustainability SummitPartner Theatre 6, Hall 8.0 – 4YFN & Partner TheatresMaya Ormazabal, Environment & Human Rights Director, TelefónicaSustainability Summit
17:00 - 18:00Sports and Entertainment SummitHALL 4, Connected Industries StageElena Gil, AI & Data, Business Unit Director, Telefónica TechCreating a World Class fan and Guest Experience

TimeProgrammeVenueSpeakerSession Content
10:00 - 10:45Main ConferenceHALL 6, Stage BCayetano Carbajo, Director Core & TransportTo Go Private Or To Slice?
9:30 - 12:30Roundtables & SummitsCC5 Ministerial Stage, Hall Upper WalkwayDiego R. López, Senior Technology Expert, TelefonicaSecuring the future with Artificial Intelligence
12:00 - 14:004YFN (GSMA)Beta Lab, Hall 8.1 - 4YFNMarta Antunez, Hub Director WayraFemale Tech Leaders Breaking Barriers: Fireside chat on VC Funding, Tech, and Startup Dreams

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