Event Manager:
Mary Therese Fitzpatrick, Director of Marketing, Anam

Sponsorship Contact:
Conor Devine


If you’re passionate for the past or fascinated by the future a trip to Dublin will certainly keep you busy. An energetic city with tempting adventures around every corner waiting to be discovered, from rich historical heritage to the innovative Silicon Docks, home to both start-up and global technology Head Quarters.


With the Irish culture of working hard and playing hard you are sure to mix business with pleasure as you explore the famous bustling nightlife in one of the world’s friendliest and safest cities.

What’s on in Dublin/Ireland around WAS #4


Wexford Opera Festival
26 Oct – 6 Nov


Guinness Cork Jazz Festival
28 – 31 October

Dublin City Marathon
October 30

Justin Bieber Concert, Dublin
Nov 1 & 2

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Now You Know!

  • Dublin has the youngest population of any European city (40% of the residents under 30 years of age)
  • There are over 300 golf courses in Ireland
  • Although an English speaking country Ireland also has its own native language known as Irish.
  • With a projected growth rate of 4.5 to be the fastest-growing economy in Europe
  • The island of Ireland has a population of 6.5m approx.
  • Citibank’s annual list of most competitive cities in the world ranked Dublin as the city with the best “human capital”.
  • 80% of Global ICT companies are based in Dublin
  • Anam is the Irish word for “Soul”
  • 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of the Irish Republic







Workshop: How to get the most out of your membership
Audience: New to GSMA
Workshop on what is available to an organization on joining GSMA, GSM Intelligence, Introduction to all Working Groups & Programmes. Finding your way around the Infocentre and voting on documentation.

Workshop: Wi-Fi Roaming
Audience: All organisations interested in Wi-Fi Roaming
Latest developments regarding Wi-Fi Roaming from WBA

RCS Interworking Rollout
Update on current rollout of RCS services world-wide

New Charging Models
Simplified Wholesale Business Models

Fraud & Security
SS7 security, Fraud Protection,

Panel Session
Discussions on impacts & challenges of implementing Security.  Opportunity for audience to ask questions of the experts.


Networking Break

Networking Break

Networking Break

Networking Break


Workshop: EU Roaming Regulation
Audience: EU Operators
Workshop regarding updating delegates on EU RR and responding to questions raised related to Fair use policy,

WAS Subgroup Updates
Updates from the WAS Subgroups and other GSMA Working Groups.

Roll of OTT in our business
Role of OTTs in our business, should we fight them or look at ways they can help our business.

What’s hot in the Regions
Updates from our regional liaisons
Regulation around the World
Update from the GSMA Public Policy department on Regulation rumblings worldwide





Close of Meeting


Opening and Welcome
Opening session including introductions, keynote speakers and an update from the GSMA PSMC on industry-wide issues affecting all GSMA work.

Connected Living
How to support Internet of Things, Embedded SIM, Soft SIM development, M2M Roaming, Transparency

VoLTE Roaming
Operator experiences, S8HR vs LBO, Implementation & Roaming Rollout Lessons Learnt, What about VoWiFi, Financial impact of VoLTE, Value Chain



Networking Rooms will remain open until 18:00


Networking Break

Networking Break

Networking Break


Interview: How can we make our Industry work better
The Challenge: reducing costs and maintaining quality

Quality Updates
Quality of Roaming, Customer Experience.
Panel Session
Business Benefits of maintaining quality when costs are being driven down.

Update on 5G
Update on the current thinking regarding 5G, Devices & Interoperability
Billing & Charging Evolution
Aggregated TAP and the next Big Thing

RAEX Op Data/IOT help & GSER Training by appointment - contact Naomi Cogan ncogan@gsma.com