• Digital-Health-Conference-2020

FAQs

​Frequently asked questions

Registration

  • I would like to attend the conference. How do I register?

    Due to Saudi visa requirements, we can accept out-of-Kingdom attendees only in highly exceptional cases. In-Kingdom attendees are highly encouraged to register. However, they will have to cover their own costs and travel arrangements.

    How can I register for the conference?

    You can register or unregister:
    (1) Filling in the form on our website under the tab “Registration” or
    (2) by sending an email to cbrc.info@kaust.edu.sa or
    (3) in person, before a session starts.

Conference

  • Where is the conference located?

    KAUST Research Conference: Digital Health 2020 will take place at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), in Building19 Hall 1.

    I would like to present at the conference. How can I do that?

    Presenting at the conference is by invitation only, except for a limited number of Ph.D. students whose poster session applications are accepted.

Poster Competition

  • I'm in KAUST. How do I join the student poster competition?

    Deadline for internal submissions is on January 05, 2020. This is open to all KAUST students with research relevant to the conference title (Digital Health). Submit your poster online filling in the form on our website under the tab "Poster".

    What is the guideline for the student poster competition?

    - Poster should be sent in PDF format, portrait layout and A0 size (841mm x 1189mm or 33.11" x 46.81").
    - Authors are expected to be by their posters during the poster session to answer questions from judges and attendees.
    - Participants are responsible for removing and collecting their poster after the conference. Unclaimed posters will be discarded.

General

  • Is there any business center around the conference venue?

    Yes, KAUST Library is open 24 hours and offers workstations and a quiet space for work and study. Wi-Fi is also accessible everywhere on the KAUST campus.

    What should I wear in KAUST?

    February at KAUST will be warm and likely pleasantly breezy. Smart casual attire is required at the conference. Women do not have to wear an abaya but should be dressed in conservative clothing (neck, arms, and legs covered with loosely fitted clothing).

    What are the recreation options available in KAUST?

    Many recreation options are available at KAUST. To find out more, visit this link: https://www.kaust.edu.sa/en/live-work/recreation-and-marine-services