Fusion of ICT innovation and smart minds– WSA-mobile Global Congress 2015


   WSA-mobile Newsletter 02/2015

Fusion of ICT innovation and smart minds– WSA-mobile Global Congress 2015
Feb 1-3, Abu Dhabi, St. Regis Hotel 

The WSA-mobile Global Congress 2015 turned Abu Dhabi into a global hub for mobile innovation, connecting smart minds to exchange the latest developments in mobile innovation

Looking back at 3 days of presenting outstanding innovation, inspiring keynotes and intensive knowledge exchange on the newest in mobile development, makes one thing clear: the possibilities on the journey towards a mobile society are inexhaustible.
400 attendees from over 60 countries met to discuss, share and learn from each other.

Find more information here.


IoT²: Internet of Thoughts
Enabling knowledge exchange is one of the key factors of the WSA mission. The WSA mobile Congress offered once more a deep insight on the latest of mobile development. Innovation shots on the Internet of thoughts where held by:


Gary Schwartz:
If things could speak

Rich Radka:
Navigating disruptive change

Ana Serrano:
Halodeck anywhere

Ralph Simon:
Internet for all


Janine Warner:
Disruptive Design for Mobile

Rapelang Rabana:
Leapfrogging & Micro Steps

Dana Al Salem:
Multimedia, Mobile,
Music & Fan Intelligence

Tomi Ahonen:
Society evolvement through & beyond technology


Interactive Knowledge Exchange: WSA Workshops
Communication is the key to innovation, what better platform for that as the WSA Congress Workshops? A various selection of themes and attendees guaranteed the intensive dialogue of smart minds connected.

More here

 WSA-Mobile Award Ceremony: A moment to behold!

On February 3rd, the WSA-mobile award ceremony was the highlight of this year’s conference. High level laudators, like H.E. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD, Ralph Simon, Founder of Mobilium or Wafaa Alami of ISESCO recognized and celebrated the 40 WSA-mobile winners and honoured 8 Global Champions as Category winners.

Find this year’s WSA-mobile Winners  here

Emirati Innovation: Ibtikari 3.0 at WSA-Mobile Congress
Transforming Ideas into start -ups: Ibtikari Workshop enhanced Emirati Innovation


Ibtikari, a program organized by the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development in Abu Dhabi, encourages Emirati youth to develop entrepreneurial skills to create and innovate applications. The most promising concepts were selected and pitched at the WSA-mobile Global Congress. Together with WSA mentors they discussed and got new input and feedback.


Best of WSA-mobile Global Congress: A video memory

Find the WSA-mobile Global Congress Best of video here.



 Your WSA-mobile Team 2015

Peter A. Bruck,
Nora Wolloch, Manuela Wagner, Erminio Laudani,
Birgit Berger, Kordian Bruck