|1ère Conférence des utilisateurs du Moyen-Orient, Doha, Qatar|
The inaugural Middle Eastern EMu User Conference is to take place at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA), in Doha, Qatar from 14-15 November 2012.
The Qatar Museums Authority would like to extend an open invitation to museum professionals in the Middle East and further afield to join this first event relating to collections care and information management.
A very impressive list of presenters from Qatar, Egypt, England, Scotland, France, Switzerland, USA, New Zealand and Australia will cover a wide variety of topics relating to information management in museums.
Qatar Airways is the main airline that flies to Doha, please refer to their web site for more information regarding flights: http://www.qatarairways.com/
Doha has many hotels available for different budgets. A hotel close to the MIA is Mövenpick Hotel Doha (not the Doha Tower). Check availability at: http://www.moevenpick-hotels.com/en/pub/hotels_resorts/worldmap/doha/welcome.cfm
If you have any specific questions regarding accommodation refer to contact details below.
Depending on your nationality, you may be required to organise a visa prior to entry into Qatar.
Non-Qatari or GCC citizens entering Qatar are required to carry visas. Some visas are issued upon arrival, while others must be applied for ahead of time.
Visas upon arrival are generally restricted to residents of selected countries. The 33 approved countries are:
Please refer to the Ministry of Interior's web site: http://www.moi.gov.qa/site/english/channel/Visitors/index.html or refer to contact details below.
Accommodation, visa & travel requirements