The conference will be hosted by the University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST). Location Link: UDST Google Map

UDST is conveniently located in the midst of the historically colourful vicinity of Doha, Qatar. The venue is minutes drive to main attractions i.e., Souq Waqif, Gold Souq, Museum of Islamic Art, Desert, Parks, World-class Malls, Lusail Marina, Football Stadiums, and authentic cuisines. Doha, Qatar is located on the coast of the Arabian Gulf and is considered a beta-level global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network.

Doha accommodates Education City, Hamad Medical City, Doha Sports City, Aspire Zone, Khalifa International Stadium, and the Aspire Dome. The city was host to the first ministerial-level meeting of the Doha Development Round of World Trade Organization negotiations. It was also selected as host city of a number of sporting events, including the 2006 Asian Games, the 2011 Pan Arab Games and 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Qatar brings together old-world hospitality with cosmopolitan sophistication, the chance to enjoy a rich cultural tapestry, new experiences and adventures.

The conference will offer a discount for booking single or double rooms with one of our 6 partner hotels where the star rate varies from 3 to 5 stars with prices from 250 to 800 QAR. The complete details are depicted in the following table about the rate:
Hotel Name Star Rate Single Room (QAR) Double Room (QAR) Location
Grand Hyatt Doha 5 700 800 West Bay Lagoon
Le Royal Méridien Doha 5 600 650 Lusail
Waldorf Astoria
(price range depends on individual versus UDST direct billing)
5 650-850 750-950 Lusail
The Curve 4 400 500 West Bay
Stay Bridge Suites Doha 4 600 800 Lusail
Premier Inn 3 250 300 Doha Education City
Conference attendees can contact Hotel directly and mention their booking as part of the ITAS conference to receive the discounted rates.
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  • Trains run every 3 minutes and staff are available at every station to assist you during your journey
  • Buy a travel card at stations and then save time by topping up online or on the Qatar Rail app (iOS and Android)
  • Change lines at Al Bidda (Red and Green) stations and Msheireb (Red, Green and Gold)
  • All stations have elevators and all train carriages provide space for wheelchair users and pushchairs, as well as guide dog allowances. Check the Qatar Rail website before you travel
  • Free metrolink buses run useful routes within 2 - 5km of stations
  • If you’re travelling to central Doha, take the metro to one of these stations, which are conveniently located to access the Corniche area.
Taxi, Uber, Careem
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  • You can pay by cash, bank card or mobile payment
  • Buy a travel card at stations and then save time by topping up online or on the Qatar Rail app (iOS and Android)
  • Karwa taxis can be ordered or pre-booked via the Karwa Taxi app (available on iOS and Android), by phoning (+974) 800 8294 toll-free or hailed from the street
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