German-Arab Health Conference - Enabling Saudi Arabia´s Healthcare Transformation

hosted by German Healthcare Partnership

Hotel Adlon Kempinski

Start: Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 08:30

End: Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 17:00

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  • Tickets

    Category Number Price Amount
    Members of GHP/Coop. Partners-Reception&Conference 18/19th October
    Price for Members of GHP/Coop. Partners- Reception & Conference 18/19th October
    € 249.00 € 0.00
    Members of GHP/Coop. Partners-Conference 19th October
    Price excl. for Members of GHP/Coop. Partners-Only Conference 19th October (not for 18th)
    € 199.00 € 0.00
    Reception & Conference 18/19th October
    Reception & Conference 18/19th October
    € 498.00 € 0.00
    Conference 19th October
    Conference 19th October - only Confernce (not for 18th)
    € 448.00 € 0.00
    Please inform us if you want to attend the Dinner.
    free -
    Arab Delagate
    Please inform us if you want to attend the Dinner.
    free -
  • Welcome

    German-Arab Health Conference - Enabling Saudi Arabia's Healthcare Transformation

    The purpose of the German-Arab Health Conference is to exchange ideas on the transformation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s health system through cooperation between a variety of actors from Saudi Arabia and Germany. Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 is an ambitious set of targets that brings with it a variety of opportunities for Saudi Arabia’s health system and the healthcare industry.  

    The overarching aim of the conference is to improve the understanding of the challenges and opportunities that Saudi Arabia’s healthcare transformation entails, and where Saudi Arabia and Germany can work together to meet these challenges and to take advantage of the opportunities. In order to achieve the conference’s aim, it is crucial that Saudi-Arabian representatives from all healthcare sectors will join the conference to engage with their German counterparts. Representatives from the German government such as the Minister of the Economy and Energy, Brigitte Zypries, will attend the conference, as will representatives of the German Federal Ministry of Health, German healthcare companies, and members of the German health research landscape.

    The conference programme is tailored along four major areas of opportunity in this transformation, to be discussed in small breakout sessions to maximise participation of the conference participants:

    • healthcare regulation
    • privatization in healthcare
    • diagnostics & digitalization 
    • new delivery models to support population health.

    Representatives from Saudi Arabia’s public health system, healthcare industry, and research will meet their German counterparts to deliberate where the two countries and its different sectors can collaborate to harness the opportunities of this transformation. In addition, broader sections such as “Improving Patient Outcomes & Modernising a Healthcare System with Economic Returns” and “The Future of Healthcare” are designed to give the conference participants an overview of areas associated with such transformations.

    The German-Arab Health Conference promises to be a stimulating forum to share and discuss ideas and we look forward to hosting you in Berlin.

    The conference language is English.
    Ticket cancellation will be accepted at latest by 12th October 2017.

  • German-Arab Healthcare Conference

    The German-Arab Health Conference is an official satellite event of this year’s World Health Summit (WHS) in Berlin, Germany and is taking place at  the Hotel Adlon Kempinski (08.30am, 19th October) and the reception on the eve of the conference will be at the Hotel Waldorf Astoria (07.00pm, 18th October).

    Registered participants of the German-Arab Health Conference are entitled to a reduced ticket price for the WHS of €220 instead of the regular price of €920. Please contact us ( if you are interested in order to receive your registration code to take advantage of this offer.

    Health Week Berlin:

    15th -  17th October  World Health Summit
               18th October  German-African Healthcare Symposium
               19th October  German-Arab Health Conference

    We are looking forward to welcome you!

  • Cofirmed speakers:

    Brigitte Zypries

    Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy | Germany


    • Jad Ayoub | Business Director Region: Middle East &  Africa | Bioscientia
    • Dr. Haitham Mohammed Alfalah, CEO, King Saud Medical City
    • Dr. Thomas Bahr | CEO | UG-MaS GmbH
    • Daniel Bahr | Federal Minister of Health ret. | Member of the Board | Allianz
    • Ingo Behnel (tbc) | Head of Department Europe and International | Ministry of Health | Germany
    • Dr. Michael Bitzer | CEO | Munich Health Daman Holding
    • Prof. Erwin Böttinger | Hasso-Plattner-Institut | University of Potsdam
    • Dr. Basma S. Al Buhairan | Managing Director of Health Care & Life Sciences | Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority (SAGIA) 
    • Dr. Michael Burkhart | Healthcare&Pharma Industry Leader | PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
    • Dr. Werner Eberhardt, Chief Product Officer SAP Health, SAP SE
    • Stefan Friedrich, Partner Healthcare, KPMG AG
    • Prof. Dr. Detlev Ganten | Founding President of the World Health Summit | Chairman of the Foundation Board of the Charité Foundation
    • Roland Göhde | Chairman of the Board | German Healthcare Partnership
    • Irmtraut Gürkan | Deputy Chairperson | Heidelberg University Hospital
    • Mohammed Bin Salman Al Hussein | Secretary General | Council of Cooperative Health Insurance
    • Prof. Dr. Klaus Lindpaintner  | CSO & Director | King Abdullah International Medical Research Center  
    • Dr. Bernd Montag | CEO | Siemens Healthineers
    • Oliver Oehms | Delegate of German Industry & Commerce for Saudia Arabia, Bahrain and Yemen
    • Dr. Axel Paeger | CEO | Chaiman of the Board | Member of the Board of Directors | Founder | AMEOS
    • Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Schönberg | Director | Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine | University Hospital Mannheim
    • Dr. Jens Schick | Member of the Board | Sana Kliniken AG
    • Dr. Reinhard Wichels | Managing Director | WMC Healthcare
    • Dr. Tim Wilson | Middle East Health Industries Leader | PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  • Programme

    Reception & Dinner | 18th October | 07.00 – 10.00 pm


    Conference | 19th October | 08.30 am – 05.00 pm

    Moderator: Dr. Thomas Bahr | CEO | UG-MaS GmbH


    08.30 – 09.00 am |     Registration

    09.00 – 09.15 am |     Welcome

    09.15 – 10.00 am |     Keynotes

    10.00 – 11.00 am |     Improving Patient Outcomes & Modernising a Healthcare System with Economic Returns

    11.00 – 11. 30 am |    Coffee Break

    11.30 – 01.00 pm |     Breakout Sessions:

    Session I:                  Healthcare Regulation, „Model of Care“, Insurance & Reimbursement

    Session II:                Privatization in Healthcare: Clinical Excellence and Cost Efficiency

    Session III:                Diagnostics & Digitalization: Enabling the Transformation

    Session IV:                New Delivery Models: Supporting Population Health –
                                       Curated by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

    01.00 – 02.15 pm |      Lunch

    02.15 – 03.00 pm |      The Future of Healthcare

    03.00 – 03.30 pm |      Summary Breakout Sessions

    03.30 – 03.50 pm |      Closing Speech

    03.50 – 05.00 pm |      Networking & Coffee

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    Event venue address

    Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Unter den Linden 77 10117 Berlin Germany


    German-Arab Health Conference - Enabling Saudi Arabia´s Healthcare Transformation:
    19th October,
    08.30am - 05.00pm

    Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Unter den Linden 77, 10117 Berlin


    Reception & Dinner:
    18th October,
    07.00pm - 10.00pm

    Waldorf Astoria, Hardenbergstr. 28,
    10623 Berlin

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