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  • Dates: 22 – 23 Mar, 2016

Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016

The Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC'16) will be held on 22nd and 23rd March at the Qatar National Convention Centre.

Qatar Foundation Research and Development’s flagship conference, builds upon nationwide efforts to advance Qatar's ambitious research agenda, and provides a unique platform to activate multidisciplinary knowledge sharing and collaboration needed to tackle the most pressing national challenges in research as well as bolster Qatar’s research and development sector. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Investing in Research & Innovating for Society’. ARC’16 will feature various sessions related to the four thematic pillars defined in Qatar’s National Research Strategy (QNRS) - Energy and Environment, Computing and Information Technology, Health, and Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. Pursuing the vision of developing Qatar into a leading centre for research and development excellence and innovation, ARC'16 will include thought-provoking panel discussions and technical presentations where leading experts will share constructive experiences and innovative approaches aimed at addressing critical issues such as Qatar's cyber and water security, solar and renewable energy solutions, healthcare, as well as the social challenges and opportunities facing Qatar and the region. ARC’16 will allow thought leaders and experts to have progressive deliberations on how best to drive Qatar towards world-class research and innovation. Networking and exhibition opportunities will serve as outlets for further engagement amongst local and international delegates.
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