Speakers

Abbott
Location: Breakout Hall – Monday 15th October – 01:55 PM – 02:55 PM Workshop 4: Molecular Testing at Point-of-Care: The Case for Diagnostics to Better Direct Therapy Overview Antimicrobial resistance is a huge global health issue and contributes significantly to patient mortality and rising healthcare costs across the world. This workshop will show the opportunities...
Germitec
Location: Main Plenary Hall – Tuesday 16th October – 10:50 AM – 11:50 AM Workshop Stream 1: Risks of Disease Transmission by UltraSound Probes Concerns, Guidelines and Solutions   Overview This symposium will allow you to know all the latest scientific advances in infectious risk analysis in ultrasound and will review the new national and international...
Nevoa
Location: Main Plenary Hall – Monday 15th October – 01:55 PM – 02:55 PM Workshop Stream 3:Whole-room disinfection in conjunction with existing cleaning practices is a viable solution to the manual cleaning challenges hospitals worldwide face today   In this workshop, Nevoa Inc. shares their insights on how to incorporate a new automated disinfection technology,...
Ziad Memish
Prof. Ziad Memish is a senior consultant in infectious diseases at  Alfaisal University, Riyadh Saudi Arabia; He is widely recognized as a pioneer in Mass Gathering Medicine and Infection Control & established the WHO collaborating center for mass gathering medicine in the Ministry of Health and WHO Collaborating Center for IC in Saudi National Guard...
Hossam E M Ghoneim, MB BCh, MSc., MD, FRCOG, HMD
Dr Hossam is the Head of department, standards and survey process development at the Saudi Central Board for Accreditation of Healthcare Institutions (CBAHI). He participated in the development of the “National Hospital standards” and designed and led the development of the “National Ambulatory standards”   Dr Hossam is also an Intermittent Consultant for the Joint...
Maj Gen Dr. Ali AlBarrak  FRCPC, FACP
Dr. Ali Albarrak, MD, FRCPC, DTM&H, FACP, a Consultant Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Prince Sultan Military Medical City. Worked with ministry of Health in many committees related to infectious Diseases and public Health; and as General Director for Saudi National Center for Disease Control 2014-2017. Also Dr. Albarrak is the Associate Chief Editor...
Ahmed Hakawi , MD ,CIC,FAPIC,MHA
Consultant, Infectious Diseases, King Fahad Medical City, Director General of Infectious Diseases Control, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, KSA   Ahmed Mohammed Hakawi is currently Deputy, General Director of Infection Prevention and Control Directorate, MOH. Prior to taking up this position, Dr Hakawi was Director, Infection Control and Environmental Health Administration, KFMC and Consultant Infectious Diseases,...
Elias Tannous
Elias Tannous is an infection control professional with more than 20 years experience in the healthcare setting. He holds degree in Nursing from the French Ministry of Health and from Saint Joseph University in Lebanon, degrees in Business Administrations and Human Resource/Personnel Management from UK and Certified Board in Infection Control, USA since 2008. He has coordinated,...
Barbara Soule
Barbara Soule has worked in health care for more than 40 years. She currently serves as Practice Leader, Infection Prevention and Control Services, for Joint Commission Resources (JCR) and Joint Commission International (JCI). In this capacity she provides oversight and coordination for all infection prevention and control services, education and products across multiple health care...