Conference and Workshop Attendees
Under the patronage of His Highness, the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Ministry of Transport and Communication has held QITCOM – the largest Information and Communication Technology showcase and event in Qatar – from 29th October to 1st November 2019 under the theme “Safe Smart Cities”. Featuring over 90 speakers, 300 technology exhibitors, 100 startups and 300 innovators and entrepreneur, QITCOM 2019 was a one-stop-shop for participants to showcase disruptive smart technologies and exchange next-generation knowledge.
QITCOM 2019 has hosted the first edition of Smart City Expo Doha, which included a group of leading experts and speakers from all over the world, to discuss the latest trends in the field of smart cities, and brainstorm possible solutions to challenges cities are facing today, through innovation and new technologies work on future development. Click here to know more about Smart City Expo Speakers
Assistant Undersecretary for Digital Society Development, MoTC.
CEO, Qatar Financial Center
Wellness Telecom, VP Global Business Development
Qatar University, Ass. Professor of Policy, Planning, and development
Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC), Head CS Policy & Standards
UITP, Secretary General
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of South Korea, Director of Real Estate Development Policy
Entrepreneurship zone at QITCOM 2019 provided a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors, innovators and professionals to achieve their ambitions, learn from the best about digital entrepreneurship, network, gain inspiration to grow their business and lead the change. Around 670 entrepreneurs participated to the Entrepreneurship Zone activities, additionally 100 local, regional and international startups showcased their products and services. The zone consisted of 5 main platforms:
Transforming challenges into solutions through coding
Where innovation takes center stage
Matchmaking dynamic and scalable startups with potential investors
IdeaCamp is a program for entrepreneurs, developers and designers who have a innovative idea for a technology solution. Ideacamp aims to incubate the best ideas that are successfully completed by the end of the program.
Qatar Digital Business Awards recognizes pioneering Qatari companies that are leading the way in digital transformation and innovation. The awards program will recognize technology companies across multiple areas for their excellence in innovation and business performance
TumuhaTEC initiative aims at promoting ICT as a dynamic, exciting career choice to young people in Qatar. Our name TumuhaTEC translates to “your ambition” in Arabic, and with this in mind, we strive to connect students to the world of ICT. We raise their awareness, help them to enhance their ICT skills and provide information on the many career opportunities and pathways available in the sector – aiding them towards their dream digital job.