Conference overview

AI in Healthcare Qatar 2020 (AIHQ20) is the first forum of its kind to take place in Qatar and will provide a platform for global and local industry leaders to connect, engage and share experience on how AI is transforming the health sector globally and what it means for Qatar to become a regional Centre of Excellence for AI in healthcare.

Globally, Healthcare industry leaders are opening their doors to innovation and exploring the latest technologies in order to decrease the cost of care and, most importantly, provide greater access to care.

There continues to be an increased interest in and rapid development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions, enhancing the delivery of care across a range of areas - such as wellness, the detection of disease, diagnosis and treatment. The increased adoption of AI is transforming the healthcare landscape, reshaping the way providers, regulators, payers and patients interact with one another, and with the industry overall.

The total investment in AI across both the public and private healthcare sectors is expected to reach $6.6 billion by 2021, according to Forbes. On the other hand, AI is predicted to contribute an additional 14% to global GDP - $15.7 trillion by 2030 (PwC), with the potential for $150 billion of annual savings to be gained by 2026 through the use of top AI applications (Accenture).

The disruptive potential of AI in healthcare is unprecedented and the public is willing and ready for this change. A recent survey conducted by PwC found that in Qatar, over 65% of survey respondents were open to the use of AI and Robotics to cater to many of their healthcare needs, compared to 54% across EMEA. With a young and tech-minded population, Qatar could leapfrog other countries in adopting the latest technologies and transforming is healthcare sector.

Attendees will gain exposure from first-hand experiences of using AI in the clinical care and hospital operations from the expert line-up of speakers and solution providers who are at the heart of developing and using the technology.

AI in Healthcare Qatar 2020 (AIHQ20) will act as a medium to see Qatar as a regional centre of excellence for AI applications in healthcare, bringing benefits locally and helping to place Qatar where other countries look to for healthcare innovation.

Did you know?

  • 55% of the respondents in Qatar are willing for a robot to perform a minor surgical procedure instead of a doctor.
  • Percentage of respondents willing to engage with AI and robotics for their healthcare needs in Qatar stands at 65%.

AI in Healthcare Qatar 2020 (AIHQ20) will focus on the healthcare authorities, hospitals and research institutes attracting CIOs, CTOs, IT and Informatics experts along with senior Doctors and Clinicians from Qatar with an aim to discuss the true meaning of Artificial Intelligence and learn the first-hand experience of using AI in the clinical care and hospital operations environment from our leading expert line up of speakers and solution providers who are developing and using the technology.

AI in Healthcare Qatar 2020 (AIHQ20) provides an unparalleled opportunity to hear the latest insights, technology advancements and real-world uses cases from industry leaders, startups and researchers from the health tech industry. Join us at this one and only platform in Qatar to hear how AI is already being used in healthcare and its potential future uses.

Why Attend AI in Healthcare Qatar 2020 (AIHQ20)?

The benefits of implementing AI and Robotics are well known however the road to achieving tangible results is of great difficult. Many of healthcare institutions are thinking of embarking the AI & RPA journey. The subject becoming a top priority and key investment focus to many organizations. Whether you are in pilot or testing phase or looking to advance your existing AI program then it is important to understand the potential pitfalls and critical success factors to achieve the next step in your journey.

AI in Healthcare Qatar 2020 (AIHQ20) brings healthcare IT decision makers from Qatar together to share insights and exchange face-to-face dialog about how hospitals are using AI and Machine Learning to reduce costs, improve care outcomes and more and how Qatar can adopt the AI implementation on a wider scale throughout its healthcare networks.


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the FIRST and ONLY platform in Qatar dedicated to discussing AI applications for the healthcare sector and to secure your place at the forefront of technological innovation

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with a wealth of practical tips and actionable insights that will enable you and your organization to become a leader in AI’s revolution of healthcare in Qatar

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case studies and cutting-edge solutions presented from leading healthcare technology providers in a no-sales-pitch environment

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how to develop and implement AI & RPA Solutions

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how to manage the key deployment challenges – security, IT infrastructure, data protection issues

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Darren Atkins
Darren Atkins

Chief Technology Officer (Automation & AI)
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Mashhood Ahmed
Mashhood Ahmed

Project Manager
Sidra Medicine

Martin Ciupa
Martin Ciupa

Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer

Sabri Boughorbel
Sabri Boughorbel

Senior Scientist and Team Lead in Machine Learning
Sidra Medicine

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Who will you meet at the AI in Healthcare Qatar 2020 (AIHQ20)?

The conference is designed for Anyone looking to better understand how the latest advancements in AI technologies are poised to improve the operation of Qatar’s healthcare system. Join 100+ thought leaders, experts and professionals from across the globe at this unique event
  • CEOs, Founders, COOs
  • Chief Security Officers
  • CIOs, CTOs, CMIOs, CMOs
  • Data Scientists
  • Director of Planning, Performance and Innovation
  • Business Analysts
  • Business Intelligence Professionals
  • E Health & Public Health Experts
  • Heads of Information
  • Information Analysts
  • Knowledge and Innovation Programme Manager
  • Procurement Heads
  • Radiologists
  • Researchers
  • Strategy Officers
  • Surgeons
  • VP/ Director IT/ Head of IT/IT Managers
  • VP/ Director Operations
From the following healthcare verticals:
  • Health Authorities
  • Public Hospitals
  • Private Health Institutes
  • Research Centers
  • Health Associations
  • Specialized Centers
  • pharmaceutical, biotech and life science companies
  • Health Insurance Professionals

The conference will give valuable insights to the Doctors, Nurses, and other healthcare professionals, particularly in the areas of:

  • Oncology
  • Dermatology
  • Radiology
  • Pathology

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