Mobile World Congress 2018

February 26 - March 1, 2018, Barcelona, Spain

Qualcomm booth:
Hall 3 Stand 3E10

Mobile World Congress is the largest mobile gathering, featuring innovative thought leaders from mobile operations, device manufacturing, technology providers, vendors and content ownership—with more than 2,300 exhibiting companies, 322 speakers, and 108,000 attendees from around the world.


Join us at the Qualcomm booth and at our keynote presentations to hear from our own industry leaders about how we’re using 5G, LTE Advanced Pro, AI, IoT Network and Automotive, VR, and more to accelerate the future of commercialization in every industry.

5G Demos at Mobile World Congress

Get more details on how we are making 5G NR a commercial reality in 2019 and expanding the 5G ecosystem to new industries.

Qualcomm speaking engagements at MWC

We’re featuring several speakers and panel discussions at Mobile World Congress, with topics including the IoT security and network, 5G, women in STEM, and more.

IoT Security & the Blockchain

Seshu Madhavapeddy, VP of Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Rashmi Misra, GM, IoT & AI Solutions, Microsoft


Monday, February 26
11-12:10 PM; Hall 4, Auditorium 4


Hear a co-presentation about the rise, risks, and rewards of integrating the IoT into new, wide-scale technology and services, and what that means for device security.

The Future of Consumption

Jeffery Torrance, VP, Business Development, Commercial & IIoT


Tuesday, February 27
3:30 - 4:30 PM; Hall 4, Auditorium 3


2021 is forecast to see over two billion people worldwide buying goods and services online. This growth is exponential and unprecedented. It requires a complete re-evaluation of the how brands are transacting, conversing and innovating with their customers.

Delivering the IoT Ecosystem

Nakul Duggal, VP, Product Management, Automotive


Wednesday, February 28
3:00-4:00 PM; Hall 4, Auditorium 4


Examine the IoT ecosystem 5 years from now, hear how service providers can benefit from the IoT, and learn how AI can make sense of user-generated data and devices with IoT deployments.

Smart City Collaboration

Anne-Lise Thieblemont, Sr. Director, Government Relations, Qualcomm & 5GAA


Wednesday, February 28
3:00 - 4:00  PM, Hall 4, Auditorium 5
5GAA Program


Cities and citizens are becoming smarter and more connected every day. While new technologies are constantly coming to market, a lack of community understanding and readiness has slowed integration both in cities and in remote communities

Women Encouraging Technology Mentorship | Education & Youth

Julie Welch, VP, Government Affairs


Thursday, March 1

12:00-1:00 PM Hall 4, Auditorium A (Ministerial Programme Theatre), Fira Gran Via


The challenges facing female career choices in technology starts with educating our youth and continues with inspiring role models, thought leaders and career mentoring relationships.

Debate: Do 5G Business Cases Depend More on Core or Edge Upgrades?

Durga Malladi, SVP, Engineering


Thursday, March 1
1:30-2:30 PM; Hall 4, Auditorium 4


Hear a panel debate of experts who explore the business cases around 5G technologies and how to influence timing and technology for operators globally.

The Road to 5G: From Fixed, to Mobile, and Beyond

Durga Malladi, SVP, Engineering


Tuesday, February 27
1:00 PM – 1:15 PM, Fira Congress Hotel, Paris Meeting Room
Fierce Wireless Executive Luncheon


5G network technology is rapidly transitioning from hype to reality. Across the globe, wireless network operators and their vendor partners are in the midst of switching on some of the world’s first 5G services.

C-V2X – gaining broad ecosystem support

Jason Ellis, Director, Automotive Business Development


Tuesday, February 27
9:35 AM – 10:35 AM, Theatre B, Hall 8.0


This session will reflect on the elemental role the C-V2X technology will play in the future of our mobility ecosystem and transportation safety needs. And its evolutionary path towards 5G.

Event details

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