Day 1: Thursday, 16 January 2020

8am to 4.30pm

Qatar Disaster Medicine Symposium

7pm to 9pm

Opening Ceremonies Program, Salwa Ballroom, Sheraton Hotel

Recitation from the Holy Qur’an

Welcome address by HE Dr. Hanan Al-Kuwari, Minister of Health, Ministry of Public Health

Welcome address by Chairman of the Conference Organizing Committee, Dr. AbdulWahab Al Musleh

Keynote Speech - International (15 Minutes)

Keynote Speech - Local Hamad Medical Corporation, (15 Minutes)

Opening of Exhibition by HE Dr. Hanan Al-Kuwari, Minister of Health, Ministry of Public Health

Day 2: Friday, 17 January 2020

8am

Coffee and Registration

Venue: Al Dafna Hall

8.30am to 9.30am

Session 1: Emergency Preparedness and Contingency Planning in Mass Gathering: Healthcare Capacity in Mass-Casualty Preparedness

9.30am to 10.30am

Session 2: Health Partners and Stockholders in Mass Gathering: Integrated Approach to Emergency Management

9.30am to 11.30am

Session 3: Role of Public Health in Mass Gathering: Surveillance, Alert Systems and Epidemiology

11.30am to 1pm

Prayer and Lunch

1pm to 2pm

Session 4: Security Challenges in a Mass Gathering including Crowd and Environmental Management

2pm to 3pm

Session 5: Event Context and Risk Assessment and Management: Health Hazards relating to Mass Gathering

3pm to 3.30pm

Coffee Break / Visit Exhibits and Poster Presentation

3.30pm to 4.30pm

Session 6: Risk and Crisis Communication and Public Information in Mass Gathering

4.30pm to 5.30pm

Session 7: Education, Research and Training for Mass Gatherings

End of Day 2: 17 January 2020

Day 3: Saturday, 18 January 2020

8am

Coffee and Registration

Venue: Al Dafna Hall

8.30am to 9.30am

Session 1: Incident and Disease Outbreak Response Management

9.30am to 10.30am

Session 2: Health Preparedness and Response to Incidents Potentially involving CBRNE

9.30am to 11.30am

Session 3: Psychosocial Support in Mass Gathering

11.30am to 1pm

Lunch

1pm to 2pm

Session 4: Mass Gathering Events : Lesson Learned

2pm to 3pm

Session 5: Global Perspectives for Prevention of Infectious Diseases Associated with Mass Gatherings

3pm to 3.30pm

Coffee Break / Visit Exhibits and Poster Presentation

3.30pm to 4.30pm

Session 6: Modern Technologies in Mass Gathering Planning and Operations

4.30pm to 5.30pm

Session 7: FIFA WORLD CUP 2022 Health Preparedness: Planning for a Health Legacy

End of Day 3: 18 January 2020