Qatar IT Conference and Exhibition will he held Under the patronage of His Highness, the Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani. Qatar IT Conference and Exhibition is an International event, that will showcase innovative and distruptive technologies while creating a knowldge sharing platform for Technology providers, policy-makers, industry experts, and thought-leaders. This years event will feature many International speakers, 300 technology exhibitors, 100 startups and many other eco system enablers. The theme for 2019 will be Safe Smart Cities. Organised by The Ministry of Transport and Communications, Qatar IT Conference and Exhibition will be held from 29th October to 1st November 2019
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Chief of Health Information & Communications Technology and Clinical Information Systems Programme Director Hamad Medical Corporation
Entrepreneurship zone at Qatar IT Conference & Exhibition 2019 provides 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 300 entrepreneurs will be participating to the Entrepreneurship Zone activities, additionally around 100 local, regional and international startups will be showcasing their products and services. The zone consists of 5 main platforms:
Entrepreneurs have the chance to showcase their startups at the largest IT event in Qatar and gain access to a large set of potential customers and investors. Selected startups will be offered a free exhibition.
The CodeCamp is a competition focusing on teams of computer programmers comprised of university students and professional coders who will compete to develop software solutions to case-based challenges in real time use cases challenges.
Innovation Theater is a platform to attract and promote digital entrepreneurs by supporting them to develop their innovative ideas and start their businesses. Participants will be able to take part in workshops, speaking opportunities, pitch sessions, and investment rounds.
Make the Deal (startup-Investor Matchmaking) aims to promote an entrepreneurship and investment climate. This event is an opportunity to connect high-impact technology startups with local, regional and international investors. This is an amazing chance to meet with investors, build a global network and grow your business. Make the Deal connects startups and investors prior to the actual pitch event in order to make an initial go/no-go decision at Qatar IT Conference & Exhibition.
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.