Prof. Ahmed AlBarrak

Conference Chair

Professor of Medical Informatics in Medical Education at College of Medicine, King Saud University and the chairman of Health Informatics and Promotion Research Chair.

Prof. William Hersh

Leader and innovator in biomedical informatics both in education and research.

Prof. Syed Aljunid

Professor of Public Health Medicine and Health Economics of National University of Malaysia (UKM). He is the first Malaysian to obtained PhD in Health Economics from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 1995.

Dr. Hamoud Alshammari

Consultant of Hospital Management and Assistant Professor, & Head of Department of Health Service Management at Collage of Public Health and Health Informatics, University of Hail, KSA.



Dr. Ahmed Balkhair, MD

Director General of the National Health Information Center at the Saudi Health Council, KSA. Obtained Master of Science in Health Informatics from King Saud Bin Abdul-Aziz University for Health Science, Riyadh, KSA. Member of Saudi Board of Pediatric, Jeddah. Bachelor of Science in Medicine and Surgery from King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, KSA.

Dr. Hashem Al Fadel

Healthcare Management, Biomedical and Quality Consultant and a hospital surveyor. Temos International GmbH, Germany



Dr. Douglas Fridsma, MD

President and Chief Executive Officer of AMIA, a membership society representing 5000 professional and student informaticians and their interests and activities in academe, industry, government and nonprofit organizations. Former Chief Science Officer for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. Washington, USA.

Dr. Samar Alsaggaf

Vice Rector of Health Affairs and Vice Rector of Educational Affairs Acting at Princess Nourah University.
first female Anatomist in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dr. Alsaggaf has made significant contributions to the field of Medical Education and Research. She has authored 38 medical publications, written several books and has led numerous government-funded scientific research projects.



Dr. Luis Fernandez Luque

Scientist - Health Informatics
Social Computing Group - Qatar Computing Research Institute
He researches on advance computing approaches to tackle major health problems. Luis Fernandez-Luque has more than 54 scientific publications indexed in Scopus, and 72 in Google Scholar..



Dr Taghreed Justinia PhD

Dr. Taghreed Justinia

Regional Director of IT Services Technology & Healh Informatics,
Assistant Professor and Program Director for Health Informatics at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs


Dr. Alyah Almoajel

Vice chair Community Health Sciences department at King Saud University

Dr. Nasriah Zakaria

Assistant Professor at Medical Education Department, College of Medicine in King Saud University. She is also holding a post as a Senior Lecturer at the School of Computer Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.

Mr. Mansour Al-Swaidan

Assistance to the General Director of ICT at the Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia. National HIS Program Director. Member in the KLAS Advisory Baord.

Dr. Mowafah Househ

Assistant Professor and former Research Director at the College of Public Health and Health Informatics, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, KSA. He is also an adjunct professor at the University Of Victoria, School of Health Information Science, BC, Canada.

Dr. Ebtisam AlMadi

Associate Professor and Consultant in Endodontics in KSA, College of Dentistry. She has earned her Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree from KSA in 1995. She has Postgraduate Education and Certificate in Biomedical Informatics from the School of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University in 2009.

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Dr. Fuad Alhosban

Researcher and Assistant Professor with the Research Chair of Health Informatics and Promotion (RCHIP) and Medical Informatics & ELearning Unit (MEILU) at Medical Education Department in the College of Medicine, King Saud University, KSA.

Eng. Ahmed Al Hedaithy

Senior ICT professional leveraging more than 20 years of experience. A member of National Committee of Information Society and General Supervisor of Information Technology since early 2015, he has delivered effective eHealth services across kingdom of Saud Arabia, based on the application of new technologies and services and effective ways of working, to support and enable the modernisation of services.