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The 5th edition of the Asia-Pacific Spectrum Management Conference took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 12 - 14 March, 2019, bringing together over 300 top-level stakeholders. 


We would like to thank all our speakers, sponsors and delegates who took part in the event. A selection of photos from the conference are now available, and can be viewed here.


This event was held as part of The Global Spectrum Series - the World's largest collection of Spectrum Management policy conferences. We will return to the Asia-Pacific region in 2020! 


If you have any queries regarding the event please contact event manager Lula Howard at

Speakers include

Mario Maniewicz

Mario Maniewicz

Director, Radiocommunications Bureau


Areewan Haorangsi

Areewan Haorangsi

Secretary General

Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT)

Kyu-Jin Wee

Kyu-Jin Wee

Chairman, APG


Denny Setiawan

Denny Setiawan

Director of Spectrum Policy and Planning

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), Indonesia

Kohei Satoh

Kohei Satoh

Secretary General


Kai Sahala

Kai Sahala

Head of 5G, Asia-Pacific, Japan


Rowan Hogman

Rowan Hogman

Head of 5G Industry Collaborations


CW Cheung

CW Cheung

Consulting Director, APAC


Cristian Gomez

Cristian Gomez

Director, Spectrum Policy and Regulatory Affairs


Philip Marnick

Philip Marnick

Group Director, Spectrum/ Representative


The Asia Pacific Spectrum Management Conference at a glance... 


What will I gain from attending the event?


  • Be part of top level discussions, involving more than 250 of the most respected spectrum policymakers, industry experts and thought leaders in the region;


  • Hear an update on the key agenda items for WRC-19 from those people directly responsible for its preparation;


  • Keep up to date with the situation in key bands, with presentations and country case studies from up to 20 different regulators across the region;


  • Hear the international perspective from global policymakers and thought leaders, including Mario Maniewicz, the new Director of the BR at ITU;


  • Find out where Asia is up to with the rollout of 5G networks, and discuss what work still needs to be done to ensure it's success going forward;


  • Discuss the technology options the help 'connect the unconnected', and spectrum requirements in the lower frequency 'coverage bands';


  • Explore how to best meet the many varied connectivity demands of vertical industry users, and the mix of licensed, unlicensed and shared spectrum that may be required to do this;


  • Take advantage of more than 8 hours of dedicated networking time, including social events including a cocktail reception. 


Who will attend?


240 delegates attended in 2018, representing 45 countries - 32 from the APAC region. 


The breakdown of key stakeholder groups in attendance was as follows:



 Ensure your voice is heard at Asia-Pacific's leading Spectrum Management Conference


  • Want to ensure that your voice is heard as the region continues the build-up to WRC-19?


  • Looking to showcase your key ideas and thinking in front of leading spectrum policy and industry representatives?


  • Or to generate exciting new business relationships or leads? The Asia Pacific Spectrum Management Conference is the ideal platform for you.


For more information on speaking, sponsorship or visibility opportunities, and to discuss how you can maximise the value of involvement at the event, please contact Lula Howard on or on +44 (0) 2920 783 026.

The Global Spectrum Series



Tue 12 March, 2019 09.00 to
Thu 14 March, 2019 17.00




Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

12, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



Global Spectrum Series Sponsorship Brochure

Fellowship Form

ITU Signed Invitation

Reservation Form - Grand Hyatt (Editable Online - P/W: Hyatt1234)

Reservation Form - Grand Hyatt


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