HH the Amir Patronizes Qatar IT Conference and Exhibition 2019

Under the patronage of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Doha is hosting the Munich Security Conference Core Group Meeting, which will accompany the Qatar IT Conference and Exhibition (QITCOM) organized by the Ministry of Transport and Communications from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1 at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC).

The MSC Core Group Meeting will bring together high-profile representatives of governments, international organizations, business, militaries and academia to discuss regional and global security issues.

The 4-day Qatar IT Conf. and Exhibition is a unique platform for policymakers, technology providers and major companies specialized in smart city solutions to discuss smart city security challenges and related regional initiatives. Some global firms will also present creative ideas and strategies on universal cybersecurity.

Under the theme Safe, Smart Cities, the event is now in its fifth edition and has emerged as one of the top tech events regionally. It will host over 90 international, regional and local speakers to discuss several key topics and trends in the ICT industry such as creativity, entrepreneurship and the deployment of tech solutions in building smart cities with cutting-edge cybersecurity technologies.

The event is also a key platform for interaction and dialog between senior government officials, business leaders, academics, innovators and investors from around the world to exchange views and knowledge on sustainable economic development through technological innovation.

This year’s edition is especially unique, featuring wide international participation, creative and informative presentations, events, competitions and activities aiming at empowering entrepreneurs and SMEs. It is also a place for business networking and funding programs.

In an area of 25,000 sq. m., QITCOM 2019 is expected to attract some 30,000 visitors, 300 international and local exhibitors, 100 local and international startups and over 300 innovators and entrepreneurs.

The Qatar IT Conference and Exhibition is one of MOTC’s initiatives that aims to further develop Qatar’s ICT sector with a view to supporting development agenda across other economic sectors thanks to the ICT sector’s potential to drive significant change in economic growth rates and sustainable development in line with Qatar National Vision 2030 toward a knowledge-based economy.

Source: Ministry of Transport and Communications