Dubai set to host nine medical conferences during Expo 2020

The conferences will focus on cutting-edge innovations such a virtual reality and robotics
Dubai set to host nine medical conferences during Expo 2020
By Bernd Debusmann Jr
Wed 04 Sep 2019 01:42 PM

Expo 2020 Dubai will organise a series of 9 medical conferences and specialised events during the six-month long event.

The events – which will be held at the co-located Dubai Exhibition Centre – will focus on high-tech healthcare innovations including virtual reality, robotics, paediatric, orthopaedic and surgery technology,, as well as 3D printing and wearable health-tech.

The conferences will be organised by the Dubai-based Medetarian Conference Organizing MCO, which will lease a cumulative 160,000 sq m of space.

“The 9 cutting-edge medical conferences and specialist events that will be hosted at DEC during Expo 2020, under this significant agreement with MCO, will serve as an invaluable addition to the UAE’s medical landscape, offering an opportunity for Expo 2020’s international visitors and participants to engage in ground-breaking discussions regarding the global healthcare sector,” said Najeeb Mohammed Al-Ali, the executive director of the Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau.

MCO’s CEO, Dr. Mohammed Abuelkhair, added that “Expo 2020 Dubai is a great opportunity for conference organisers such as MCO to take on new initiatives and build something unique for the future.”

Dubai is already host to a number of high-level healthcare and medical-related conferences, including the yearly Arab Health event.

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