Qatar in Focus: Smarter Countries and Thriving Communities in the Digital Age

Dec 9, 2020

This virtual discussion will provide US companies an overview of how the State of Qatar is driving its ambitious economic diversification by investing in smart cities technologies and encouraging digital innovation to build its smart nation. There are ample opportunities that exist in the country including in smart cities infrastructure, the Internet of Things (IoT), and digital technologies. How will the State of Qatar leverage new technologies to position itself as a smart cities leader as it builds a smart country? How can Silicon Valley play a role in this development?


Keynote Speaker:

HE Mrs. Reem Mohammed Al-Mansoori — Assistant Undersecretary of Digital Society Development of Qatar's Ministry of Transport and Communications


Distinguished speakers also include:

Mr. Bassam Al Mannai — Executive Director, Real Estate Directorate at Qatar Development Bank

Mr. Thaddeus Malesa — Senior Advisor, Economics and Research, Qatar Financial Centre

Mr. Clark Williams — Marketing, Msheireb Properties, Doha, Qatar 

Mr. Yazen Al Safi — Digital Industry Development Director, MOTC

Mr. Otman Ahgmou — Senior ICT Manager from Msheireb Properties

Mr. Mohammed Barakat — Managing Director of USQBC