Location: Waldorf Astoria Lusail, Doha

Day 1: 1 February 2024

Pre-conference Workshop

3pm to 3:30pm

Attendee Registration

3:30pm to 05.10pm

Hands on Workshop 1:
Introduction to Epidemiology, Data Collection, Analysis and Study Designs

Ms. Joanne Daghfal Nader (Qatar) Ms. Sara Balushi (Qatar)

3:30pm to 5:10pm

Hands on Workshop 2:
Travel and Vaccinations from A to Z

Dr. Mohammed Khattab (Qatar) Dr. Salah Thabit Abdulla Al Awaidi (Oman)

5:2pm to 7:10pm

Hands on Workshop 3:
Mastering the Art of Publishing in Medicine ID

Raed Al Zoubi (Qatar)

5:25pm to 7:10pm

Hands on Workshop 3:
Precision Dosing : An Approach to Individualized Antimicrobials Towards a Better Antimicrobial Stewardship Outcomes

Dr. Khalid Ejaaly (KSA)

7.00PM to 7.10PM

Closing Remarks

Day 2: 2 February 2024

ID Conference

7:30am to 8:10am

 Registration & Networking

8:10am to 8:30am

Welcome and Opening Remarks


Session 1: Qatar National Health Strategy on Infection

Moderators: Dr. Hamad Al Romaihi - MOPH (Qatar) and Dr. Mohd Al Hajrri (Qatar)

8:45am to 9:05am

National AMR Program in Qatar

Dr. Abdul Latif Al Khal (Qatar)

9:05am to 9:25am

Surveilling the Influenza Landscape: Qatar National Influenza Center

Dr. Peter Valentine Coyle (Qatar)

9:25am to 9:50am

Opening Ceremony & Special Recognition

9:50am to 10:20am

Keynote Address: Prof. Ziad A Mermish

Climate Change: A Win for Infectious Diseases

Moderator: Dr. Muna Al Maslamani (Qatar)

10:20am to 10:25am

Discussion (Q & A Session)

Session 2: Crossroads of Infections

Moderators: Dr. Hussam Al Soub (Qatar) and Dr. Hail Al Abdely (KSA)

10:25am to 10:50am

Fungal Infections in Regional Prospective

Prof. Souha Kanj (Lebanon) (Virtual)

10:50am to11:15am

HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections Linkage: What We Know?

Dr. Nesrine Rizk (Lebanon)

11:15am to 11:40am

Emerging Infectious Disease: What is New?

Prof Yohei Doi (USA)

11:40am to 11:50am

Panel Discussion (Q & A Session)

11:50am to 12:50pm

Prayer, Networking & Lunch Break

Session 3: Divided in Views; United for Patient Care

Moderators: Dr. Faraj Howady (Qatar) and Dr. Khalid Eljjaly (KSA)

12:50pm to 1:20pm

Vancomycin Still the Choice

Proposer - Dr. Faryal Khamis (Oman) Opposer - Dr. Ali Omrani (Qatar)

1:20pm to 1:50pm

Shorter Course Therapy

Proposer - Dr. Mas Chaponda (Qatar) Opposer -Dr. Tariq AlMusawi (Bahrain)

1:50pm to 2:05pm

Panel Discussion (Q & A Session)

Session 4: ID Grand Round

Moderators: Dr. Yasser Al Deeb (Qatar)

Panel list:  

  1. Dr. Faryal Khamis (Oman)
  2. Dr. Hail Abdely (KSA)
  3. Dr. Husam Al Soub (Qatar)
  4. Prof.Ziad Memish
  5. Dr. Ahmed Al Hasi 
  6. Dr. Hamad Hadi

2:05pm to 2:25pm

Case 1

 Dr. Amina Bougaila(Qatar)

2:25pm to 2:45pm

Case 2

Dr. Aseel Hatem Alzibdeh(Qatar)

2:45pm to 3:05pm

Case 3

Dr. Ajithkumar (Qatar)

3:05pm to 3:30pm

Prayer, Networking & Coffee Break

Session 5: Integration Between Research and Clinical Application

Moderators: Dr. Jassim Al Suwaidi (Qatar) and Dr. Ahmed Al Suwaidi (UAE)

3:30pm to 3:55pm

Unleashing Qatar's Untapped Potential in Biomedical Research: Harnessing Electronic Health Records for Scientific Discoveries in Infectious Diseases

Laith Abu-Raddad, (Qatar)

3:55pm to 4:15pm

Uniting Research with Clinical Practice: Understanding Genetic Predisposition to Infectious Diseases

Hadi M. Yassine, Qatar University (Qatar)

4.15pm to 4.25pm

Closing Remarks - Day 2 & Special Recognition

Day 3: 3 February 2024

7:30am to 8:20am

 Registration, Networking & Breakfast

8:20am to 8:30am

Wrap Up from the First Day

Session 1: Little Beasts Serious Issues

Moderators: Dr. Eman Al Maslamani (Qatar) and Dr. Dayel Al Sharani (KSA)

8:30am to 8:50am

AMS and Microbiome in Pediatrics Population: Where Are We?

Dr. Andres Lopez (qatar)

8:50am to 9:10am

Short Course of Antibiotics in Pediatric Population

Dr. Dayel Alshahrani (KSA)

9:10am to 9:30am

A Year in Infectious Diseases in Pediatric Population

Dr. Ahmed Al Suwaidi (UAE)

9:30am to 9:50am

Challenging Pediatric ID Cases

Dr. Mohammad Janahi (Qatar)

9:50am to 10:00am

Panel Discussion (Q & A Session)

 10:00am to 10:25am

Keynote Address: Speaker: Prof Yohei Doi (USA)

Bacteriophage therapy in MDROs

Moderator: Dr.Ali Omrani , Sr. Consultant, Infectious Disease Qatar

10:25am to 10:30am

Discussion (Q & A Session)

Session 2: Keeping Up With the Evidence

Moderators: Dr. Mohd Abu Khattab (Qatar) and Dr. Emad Elmagboul (Qatar)

10:35am to 11am

A Year in General ID

Dr. Fatma Ben Abid (qatar)

11am to 11:25am

A Year in Medical Mycology

Dr. Hail Al Abdely (KSA)

11:25am to 11:50am

A year in Clinical Virology

Dr Patrick Tang (Qatar)

11:50am to 12:00pm

Panel Discussion (Q & A Session)

12:00pm to 1:00​pm

Prayers, Networking and Lunch Break

Session 3: Infections in Special Population

Moderators: Dr. Samar Hashim (Qatar) and Dr. Nesrine Resk (Lebanon)

1:00pm to 1:20pm

The New Landscape of CMV in Transplant

Dr. Amani Yamani (KSA)

1:20pm to 1:40pm

Aging Associated Mechanism of Infections

Dr. Hamad Abdel Hadi (Qatar)

1:40pm to 2pm

Biologics and Infections that Reactive

Dr. Muna Al Maslamani (Qatar)

2pm to 2:05pm

Panel Discussion (Q & A Session)

Session 4: A Different Angle?

Moderators: Ms. Fatima Rustom, (Qatar), Dr. Husam Al Soub (Qatar)

2:05pm to 2:25pm

Artificial Intelligence and Infectious Disease

Prof. Susu Zughaier (Qatar)

2:25pm to 2:45pm

Integration of technology in ASP in ICU

Dr. Faryal Khamis (Oman)

2:45pm to 3:05pm

Reclaiming the Narrative, Strategies for Addressing the Media

Dr. Nezar Bahabri (KSA)

3:05pm to 3:30pm

Abstract winner Presentation

3:30pm to 3:50pm

Prayer, Networking & Coffe Break

03:50pm to 4:00pm

Closing Remarks - Day 3​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​