Doha, 20 Oct. 2019
The TASMU Smart Qatar initiative, a flagship program by the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC), to participate in QITCOM 2019, the largest Information and Communication Technology showcase and event in Qatar.
Four days long event will be held from 29th October to 1st November at QNCC, under the theme ‘Safe Smart Cities’. QITCOM’s purpose this year is to bring together industry leaders, startups, and innovators to share knowledge; providing them with a platform to showcase existing solutions and build new ones.
TASMU will showcase developments and milestones along with study possibilities to work with various entities and align them to work together to bring the Smart Qatar vision to life.
TASMU oversees the development and implementation of smart technologies in five priority sectors across the nation; Transportation, Healthcare, Logistics, Environment, and Sports.
TASMU is developing over 100 use-cases that address national challenges. The first and second wave of these use-cases that will be implemented in 2020 includes; real-time crowd and transportation management, intelligent road signage, national food security analytics, digital shipping guide, virtual physician consultation services, mobile clinics, active living index, and more.
Reem Al-Mansoori, Assistant Undersecretary of Digital Society Development in Qatar’s Ministry of Transportation and Communication said, “This year’s QITCOM will feature more than 300 technology exhibitors, 100 startups and 300 innovators and entrepreneurs. It aims to be a one-stop-shop for participants to showcase world-class smart technologies and exchange next-generation knowledge.
QITCOM’s theme this year aims to showcase how sustainable and digitized experiences will contribute to a better living environment for current and future generations. Participants will have the chance to explore technologies, insights and trends shaping the future of urban living.