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The Future of Mobile Summit

March 1, 2022 @ 15:00 - 19:00 CET

The Future of Mobile Summit‘ will be on the world-stage at MWC in Barcelona setting the agenda for what’s to come in 2022. The focus will be on The Future of Messaging, Trust in Mobile, including IoT Security, The Future of Identity & Authentication and RCS 360.

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15:00 – The Future of Messaging
The journey SMS has taken since its beginning in 1992 is unmatched .Today messaging has become a commerce platform, an authentication tool, an alert system. What new applications will be included in this? Will the apps be replaced by messaging bots? Will social media merge with messaging?

16:00 – Trust in Mobile
The future of the industry rests on the ability to deliver a good and secure experience. The industry is at a cross roads with key issues mounting on Privacy, IoT and Phishing.

17:00 – The Future of Identity and Authentication
Digitising personal information is changing our ways of identifying persons and managing relations. What used to be a” natural” identity, is now a virtual. The wave of digitalisation has seen the first steps in embracing identity and authentication, but these are only the first steps of an important journey.

17:50 – RCS 360
RCS messaging solution has developed further. As the competition from multiple OTT solutions grows on business communication, what is happening to this platform?


The Future of Messaging

James Williams
Director of Programmes

Jon Campbell
Product Director – Rich Messaging

George Parker
Co-founder & CEO

Alexandre Cottereau
Product Manager
Value Factory by Bouygues Telecom

Trust in Mobile

Isabelle Paradis
Founder and President
Hot Telecom

Charles Upchurch
Global Message Services

Virginie Debris
Chief Product Officer
Global Message Services

Katia Gonzalez
Head of Fraud and Security & Chair
BICS & i3Forum Fraud Fight Group

Brendan Cleary

Etienne Dupont
Senior Director of Business Messaging Solutions

Jimmy Jones
Head of Security

Nassia Skoulikariti
Director of IoT

The Future of Identity and Authentication

Tim Green
Features Editor

Andrew Bud CBE FREng
Founder & CEO
iProov [Chair, MEF Global Board of Directors]

Lee Suker
Head of Authentication and Number Information

RCS 360

Nick Lane
Chief Insight Analyst & Founder

Craig Lennon
Global Partnerships Lead – Business Communications and Infrastructure

Catherine Maguire
Product Manager

Carlos Aragon
Sr. Director, Solutions Marketing

Marcos Gonzalez
Business Development Manager – Mobile Services
Telefónica Global Solutions

Ramy Riad
Vice President Future Messaging
imimobile (part of Cisco)

Matija Ražem
VP Business Development

How to attend

MEF’s Future of Mobile Summit is part of the official Partner Programme at MWC Barcelona 2022. You must have an exhibitor or delegate pass to attend. Apply to attend now. Priority given to MEF members.


March 1, 2022
15:00 - 19:00 CET
Event Category:


Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF)
+44 (0)20 8819 0554
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Fira Barcelona
Fira Barcelona Gran Vía (Hall 7, Theatre 4), Av. Joan Carles I, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat
Barcelona, 64 08908 Spain
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