5th Annual Strategic HR MENA Summit

17 - 18 Oct 2017, Dubai

The fast changing social and economic environment/background in MENA region influences the role of HR significantly. Responsibilities of HR departments in the local or international companies in MENA region include various tasks such as recruitment, attracting and retaining millennials, enhancing stable corporate culture, ensuring  work-life balance, enhancing stable corporate culture, and many more. With the upcoming era of digital innovation and technologies, the importance of human value contribution to company’s well-being and development became even more important.

The 5th Annual Strategic HR MENA Summit is focused not only on the key steps of building a strong base of human capital, but also on other important tasks like learning and development frameworks, successful workforce planning, ensuring competitive advantage over other recruiters, and balancing between technology and humanistic approach.

The senior level executives of the top players in the industries such as aviation, banking, retail, telecom, hospitality or pharma are offering delegates a remarkable opportunity to learn about prevailing frameworks and trends from their experience. This creates a unique opportunity to face their opinions, experience, and moreover, to benchmark their know-how. Come and be part of an interactive conversation about the hottest topics that HR executives are facing nowadays in MENA region!


Key Speakers

Vaneeta Chhugani
Chief Human Capital Officer

Apparel Group

Yasir Ourtashi

VP Learning and Development

Emirates NBD

James Nolley
Senior VP Human Resources
Riyad Bank

Salem Baabdulah
GM HR Special Projects
Saudi Airlines

Waleed El-Helw
Talent and Development Director, MENA
The Coca Cola Company

Joseph Chalouhi
Chief HR Officer MENAT
General Electric

Key topics

  • Growing workforce of Millennials. How to attract and engage them

  • New trends in learning and development

  • Digital transformation and evolvement of new HR

  • Integration and retention of skilled native-born workforce

  • Meeting employees expectations by strategic compensation and benefits planning

  • How diversity and cultural inclusion in the workforce brings the real benefits

  • Sustained work-life balance  

  • Successful workforce planning

Who Should attend

Members of board, C-level, Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors and Heads of departmentsdepartments from aviation, banking, hospitality, pharma, telecom and retail industries involved in:

  • Human Resources
  • Human Capital
  • Talent Management
  • Recruitment and Engagement
  • Learning and Development
  • Functional Learning
  • People Performance
  • Diversity and Workforce Management
  • Talen Acquisition
  • Compensation
  • Benefits/Pensions/Rewarding
  • Manpower Planning
  • HR Operations and Services
  • HR Administration
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • People and Organization
  • Strategy and Culture
  • Resource Planning
  • Nationalization and Emiratization 


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