2015 Health-Tech Forum


The American Middle East Institute

8th Annual Conference

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 & Wednesday, October 21, 2015

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Doing Business in the Middle East & North Africa and Health-Tech Forum
Omni William Penn Hotel in the historic Urban Room
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

8:00 am to 9:00 am – Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am to 2:30 pm – Business Conference
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm – B to B Meetings with Algerian Delegation
5:30 pm – VIP Reception & Dinner (by invitation only)
8:00 pm – Lecture by Dr. Fareed Zakaria

The Business Conference on Tuesday, October 20, 2015, (DAY 1), will be followed that evening by a VIP Sponsors Reception, Dinner, and Lecture by Dr. Fareed Zakaria
at Pittsburgh’s landmark Carnegie Music Hall.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Private roundtables and exclusive site visits for dignitaries and sponsors to premier
companies in the tri-state region of Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio and West Virginia.

(AMEI will register VIP ticket holders and sponsors for Day 2 events.)

Click Here to Register for the Business Conference

About the Conference

The American Middle East Institute’s 8th Annual Business Conference–a Health & Technology Forum–will take place on October 20-21, 2015, in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.  This is a high-level gathering of Middle East Ministries and Ambassadors and American and Middle East decision makers representing leading global companies and organizations that are focused on growing business opportunities between the United States and the countries of the Middle East & North Africa.

Each year, the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based American Middle East Institute convenes a high-level forum for business leaders interested in pursuing the rewarding path to economic opportunity in the Middle East.  The AMEI Conference offers an intimate environment for corporate leaders and entrepreneurs to showcase their successes and engage in personal interaction with counterparts and dignitaries from the Middle East & North Africa.


Who Should Attend?

  • Corporate decision makers, government officials and U.S. and Middle East dignitaries
  • Middle East Ministries of Health, Middle East Ambassadors and embassy officials
  • Healthcare providers with a presence in the Middle East
  • Healthcare consultants
  • Healthcare providers interested in entering the Middle East
  • Universities with health-related curricula, including medical schools
  • Technology companies in the Health Sector

ATTENDANCE:  Daytime business conference sessions are limited to 350 guests.  Audience members include government officials, senior corporate decision makers, entrepreneurs, and university leaders. (The evening keynote, CNN’s Fareed Zakaria, will speak before 2,000 people.)

TOPIC: The 2015 AMEI Conference will showcase emerging trends in Health and Technology including the latest in pharmaceutical research and development, telemedicine, best practices in hospital management & insurance, and medical devices.

FORMAT: Panel discussions are led by CEO and senior-leadership level presenters. Featured speakers include dignitaries from the Middle East & North Africa.


Pharmaceuticals & Cutting Edge Treatments
We will discuss innovations in how pharmaceuticals are developed, manufactured and delivered and the unique opportunities that exist for investment and clinical trials in the Middle East.  This discussion will also include a look at precision biomedicine – targeted to the individual

Telemedicine & Remote Healthcare
How will telemedicine transform healthcare delivery for underserved communities in the Middle East?  Leading companies on the cutting edge of telemedicine will demonstrate the next wave of doctor-patient care.

Best Practices in Hospital Management, Infrastructure & Insurance
What can some of America’s top hospitals and insurance companies teach us about maintaining a new, modern Middle East health system? Learn about the opportunities for knowledge transfer and large-scale hospital projects, including infrastructure needs, taking place in the Middle East.

The Next Wave in Medical Device Technology
Medical devices are shaping the future of healthcare.  Discover what is next for this high-tech approach to medicine and how American & Middle East companies can be positioned for success.

The Big Questions Every Business Leader Needs to Ask About Doing Business in the Middle East
In this session, our experts will share the essential ingredients for success in the Middle East. Attendees will hear frontline reports about the challenges and opportunities and engage in a back and forth with seasoned business executives working in the region.

For information on how to feature your company during the business conference and attend the VIP evening events, please contact Maria Wagley, Director of Operations, for sponsorship opportunities.  Email: mwagley@americanmei.org or call +1.412.995.0076