Hitachi Social Innovation Forum - Riyadh

Outline of the Event


February 10, 2014

InterContinental Hotel, Riyadh, Riyadh11481, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

MEED (Middle East Economic Digest)


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 Activities

Hitachi group companies were a solid contributer to the summit through the following activities:


Foyer Area, Gate 6


Showcasing our advancements in the fields of "Water Treatment", "Healthcare", "Mobility", "Energy", "IT Solutions", "Industrial Solutions", "Equipment and Materials", "Home & Life".


Buraidah Hall, Gate 6

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.


Buraidah Hall, Gate 6

Guest Of Honor

Mr. Ayman Yousef

- Senior Energy Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Mr. Jack Soma

- Senior Vice President & General Manager, Global Business Operation Division, Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd.

Mr. Jonathan Bishop

- Water & Wastewater Process Manager, Mott MacDonald

Mr. Andrew Barr

- Senior Vice President, Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd.

Mr. Eng. Ayed Al Qahtani

- Programme Director, Construction & Preparation of New Medical Centres, King Fahd Medical City, Ministry of Health

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Hitachi Saudi Arabia, Ltd.
Hitachi Saudi Arabia, Ltd.