Deloitte will attend MWC Shanghai 2021

Join us for the experience of a technology revolution!

Shanghai New International Expo Center | 23 – 25 February, 2021

The 2021 MWC Shanghai will return as the world premiere of the GSMA MWC series. The exhibition will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) from February 23 to 25, 2021. It will be one of the largest and most anticipated events of its kind in recent months. For the first time, this exhibition will take a combination of online and offline methods, focusing on the theme of "Connected Impact" and showcasing how the entire digital ecosystem continues to transform our lives towards a safer and better world.

Deloitte will attend this conference, and deeply exchange and interact with key decision makers, share insights around the most compelling topics of the moment, such as 5G, artificial intelligence, automotive and the Internet of Things, and discuss with influential thought leaders in the industry to explore future trends, stimulate innovative thinking and technology, and help the development of corporate strategy.


Deloitte speaking sessions

Tuesday, 23 February, 2021  | 14:00 – 17:00

Digital Government Summit  

Policy and regulation must evolve to support our rapidly changing society and industry, amplified by unprecedented social and economic challenges posed by the pandemic. Examining the key opportunities, GSMA’s Digital Government Summit will discuss modern spectrum requirements and new approaches that will enable innovation and the growth of digital applications, and how current data frameworks are adapting to innovation and enabling change for our long-term future.

Deloitte attending guests: 

Taylor Lam
Deloitte China TMT Industry Leader
Moderator of “The data economy: ensuring safety of data and creating value in the virtual world” Panel

Zhang Yao
Deloitte China Telecom Sector CEO


Wednesday, 24 February, 2021 | 11:30 – 17:15

5G Network Summit

5G’s ability to deliver faster wireless services to more devices than ever before is completely revolutionising the way we live and work. Whether building a smart city, self-driving car or advanced augmented reality, the relationship between network intelligence and user behaviour has never been more crucial than with 5G.

Global progress has been hindered by the pandemic yet, China leads the early adoption of 5G with more than 160,000 5G base stations covering 50 cities. There is more to do to achieve scale and the time to be bold is now. 5G Network Summit will examine the killer use cases driving change and the key protagonists of networks 5G evolution - small cells, the network edge and cloud.

Deloitte attending guests:

Taylor Lam
Deloitte China TMT Industry Leader
Moderator of “Small Cells” Session


Wednesday, 24 February, 2021 | 11:30 – 17:15

IoT Summit

The global deployment of the Internet of Things is accelerating at a fast pace driven by the increasing need for efficiency, quality and convenience demanded by customers in ever more competitive markets. Connected industries are benefiting from more powerful and flexible 5G mobile networks, massive growth in cost effective, connected devices and cloud based intelligent platforms turning data into valuable information.

The IoT Sessions cover three key vertical industries manufacturing, automotive/mobility and aviation all of which are being transformed by mobile enabled IoT solutions. Each session will focus on the latest business experiences, live case studies and future opportunities brought to you by leading industry experts and their partners in the mobile world

Deloitte attending guests:

Andy Zhou
Deloitte China Automotive Sector Leader
Moderator of "Transforming Automotive and Mobility with 5G" Session

Tony Hu
Dean of Deloitte 5G Next Generation Application Academy
Moderator of “Future Opportunities for Mobile-Enabled Drones” Session


Thursday, 25 February, 2021 | 10:00 - 15:30

AI Summit

According to Forbes, China is on its way to becoming the first global superpower for Artificial Intelligence, with the most ambitious AI strategy of all nations and provides the most resources worldwide for its implementation. During MWC Shanghai AI Summit, we explore how AI is changing the world of business today. Leading industry experts will discuss the technological frontiers, industry trends and provoking challenges associated with AI integration into networks, business, and services. Focusing on a number of industry verticals, we will look at how it will enhance human creativity and digital transformation in the region. Thought leaders will explore where investment should be prioritised as AI investment is set to top £170 Billion by 2025, according to KPMG. Join us for a compelling day of insightful information.

Deloitte attending guests:

Mark Lian
Deloitte China Technology Sector Leader
Moderator of “Unleashing the Value of AI and Machine Learning” Session

Tonny Xue
Deloitte China Cyber Risk Services Leader
Moderator of “Doing Great Things with Data” Session


For more details about this event, please feel free to contact:

Lisa Zhou
Deloitte China TMT Industry Senior Manager
Tel: +86 10 8512 5909

Nickie Wang
Deloitte China Automotive Sector Senior Manager
Tel: +86 21 2316 6664

Lavender Li
Deloitte China TMT Industry Senior Specialist
Tel:+86 23 8969 2507