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Hitachi in MENA


Outline of the Event

Outline of the Event
Date 10th of February 2014
Time 8:30am - 15:00pm
Venue InterContinental Hotel, Riyadh, Riyadh
11481, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


logo Hitachi Social Innovation Forum took place on the 10th of February 2014 at the InterContinental Hotel in Riyadh.
Alongside the Forum supported by MEED, the event consisted of an exhibition and seminar at which we showed some of our advanced technologies and equipment in a number of specialised fields including water treatment, healthcare, mobility, energy, IT solutions, industrial solutions and home and life. We also presented technologies that are cutting-edge and leading the Social Innovation revolution.

Hitachi Exhibition

  • Venue : Foyer Area, Gate 6
  • Time : 8:30am - 15:00pm
  • Contents : Showcasing our advancements in the fields of "Water Treatment", "Healthcare", "Mobility", "Energy", "IT Solutions", "Industrial Solutions", "Equipment and Materials", "Home & Life".

Opening Addresses

  • Venue : Buraidah Hall, Gate 6
  • Time : 9:00am - 9:30am
  • Guest of Honor :
    H.E. Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah
    Minister of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    H.E. Mr. Jiro Kodera
    Ambassador of Japan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Mr. Masahide Tanigaki
    Representative Executive Officer, Senior Vice President and Executive Officer, Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi-MEED Seminar

Venue : Buraidah Hall, Gate 6

Time schedule
9:45 - 10:05 Mr. Ayman Yousef
- Senior Energy Engineer, Saudi Aramco
10:05 - 10:25 Mr. Jack Soma
- Senior Vice President & General Manager, Global Business Operation Division, Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd.
10:25 - 10:40 Break
10:40 - 11:00 Mr. Jonathan Bishop
- Water & Wastewater Process Manager, Mott MacDonald
11:00 - 11:20 Mr. Andrew Barr
- Senior Vice President, Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd.
11:20 - 11:40 Mr. Eng. Ayed Al Qahtani
- Programme Director, Construction & Preparation of New Medical Centres, King Fahd Medical City, Ministry of Health
13:30 - 15:00 A networking lunch

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this event, please feel free to contact Mr.Tatsuo Ogawa, General Manager, Hitachi, Ltd. Riyadh