(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP) has announced that Qatar Airways (QA) will be the official carrier of International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovations' (IASP) 31st Annual World Conference (IASP 2014 Doha).
IASP 2014 Doha is a global gathering of science parks, entrepreneurs and policymakers that will take place later this year
As the official carrier, QA will help bring about 1,000 leading government, business and technology innovation delegates from 45 countries to Qatar.
The Head of IASP 2014 Organizing Committee and QSTP Managing Director, Hamad Al Kuwari (pictured), said: "For the first time in the Arab region, IASP2014 Doha will gather entrepreneurs and policymakers from different parts of the world to explore new models of support for the world's most empowered and connected generation of technology startups and entrepreneurs.
"I can think of no other airline that embodies the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of the event more than QA. We are grateful for the support of QA in making IASP 2014 Doha a success and offering delegates the five-star experience they can't get anywhere else."
QA Vice-President, Commercial, Ehab Amin, said, "QA is pleased to be the official carrier of IASP 2014. It is a great honour to be associated with an event that is bringing some of the most forward-thinking and innovative people around the world to our home base of Doha
"It is this same forward-thinking and innovative approach that has helped propel QA's exceptional growth over the last 17 years. QA looks forward to welcoming delegates on board as they fly to Qatar for what is sure to be a stimulating and memorable event.
IASP 2014 Doha will be the first IASP World Conference in the Arab world. It has hit a major milestone by attracting 138 abstract submissions and lining up 33 speakers, the highest participation the event has seen in the past four years
It will take place on October 19-22 at Qatar National Convention Center.
Registration is open and online. Early bird fees are available with group discounts and special rates for IASP network members and affiliates. Learn more at www.iasp2014doha.co