Mobile World Congress (MWC) is one of the biggest mobile event of the year held annually in Barcelona. MWC attracts some of the biggest mobile manufactures and vendors who create mobile hardware and software and exciting new mobile accessories as well.
MWC 2012techi will be held at Fira Montjuïc, in Barcelona from 27th February, 2012 to March 1st, 2012. This years schedule and keynotes are filled up with some great press conferences and keynote speakers. You will find a schedule of MWC 2012 below.
Please note that all times are in Central European Time (CET) which is +1 UTC, so you might want to click on the Time mentioned below to find your local time.
MWC 2012 Keynotes Schedule
Monday, 27th February, 2012
- Bret Taylor – CTO, Facebook at 13:15 CET
- William Clay Ford, Jr – Executive Chairman, Ford at 18:00 CET
Tuesday, 28th February, 2012
- Eric Schmidt – Executive Chairman, Google at 18:00 CET
Wednesday, 29th February, 2012
- Hans Vestberg – President & CEO, Ericsson at 18:00 CET
In addition to the keynotes, there are several other high profile speakers who will be speaking at the event. Some of the speakers include:
- Stephen Elop – President & CEO, Nokia
- Peter Chou – CEO, HTC
- Warren East – CEO, ARM
- Anne Bouverot – Director General, GSMA
- Brian Dunn – CEO, Best Buy
- John Partridge – President, Visa
- Sunil Mittal – Chairman & MD, Bharti Airtel
- Vittorio Calao – Chief Executive, Vodafone
- Li Yue – President, China Mobile
- Dan Hesse – CEO, Sprint Nextel
- Raplh de la Vega – President & CEO, AT&T Mobility
- John Chambers – Chairman & CEO, Cisco Systems
- Vikram Pandit – CEO, Citigroup
- Rene Obermann – Chairman & CEO, Deutsche Telekom
- John Riccitiello – CEO, EA
- John Donahoe – CEO eBay
MWC 2012 Press Conferences
There will be several press conferences that will be held during MWC 2012, here is a list of the key conferences that will be taking place.
Monday, 27 February 2012
- Sony Ericsson (Sony Communications now) Press Conference – 8AM-9AM CET
- Nokia Press Conference – 8:30AM-9:30AM CET
- Ford Press Conference – 10:00AM-10:15AM CET
Tuesday, 28 February, 2012
- Jabra Press Event – 10AM CET
- DRF/Brightstar Press Conference – 10AM-11AM CET
- Roamware Press Conference – 15:00-17:00 CET
- New Pace Press Conference – 16:30 – 18:00 CET
Apart from this, there will be several other events and press conferences spread over the 4 days at MWC 2012. We will update this list with the date and timings of newer press conferences and speakers as they become available. You might also want to keep an eye on our MWC 2012 tag for the latest announcements from Mobile World Congress 2012 and visit the official site as well.