Digital HR and

As digital transformation continues to disrupt all facets of business and workplace culture, with the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, analytics, IoT and different leading-edge technologies, organisations are racing to improve and enhance the employee experience and overall return in investments. Innovate and collaborate your HR digital transformation journey and tackle key challenges as a Digital HR leader with us!

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16 Sept - 18 Sept 2019


The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, UAE


3-day attendance - 18.75 PDCs
2-day attendance - 12.75 PDCs


Learn how industry leaders approach strategies as they share their experiences, insights and ideas that are shaping the world. 
311 Institute, United Kingdom
Matthew Griffin
Award Winning Futurist and Founder,311 Institute, United Kingdom
Change & Transformation Collaborative, UK
Rohit Manucha
Board Member,Change & Transformation Collaborative, UK
Quite Uncommon, USA
Ali Llewellyn
Co-Founder, Quite Uncommon, USA
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA)
Haidar Ali
Senior Vice President, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA)
Protiviti Member Firm, MENA
Sanjay Bhattacharya
Managing Director, Protiviti Member Firm, MENA
Sustain Leadership, United Arab Emirates
Hanane Benkhallouk
Co Founder/ Executive Director, Sustain Leadership, United Arab Emirates
Microsoft, United Arab Emirates
Adele Kerlin
Human Resource Leader, Microsoft, United Arab Emirates
Cisco, Germany
Tom Lamberty Graf Hendrikoff
Senior Consultant Leadership & Team Digitalization - Human Resources, Cisco, Germany
1MDB: The World's Biggest Financial Scandal
Clare Rewcastle Brown
Investigative Journalist, 1MDB: The World's Biggest Financial Scandal
Noor Bank, United Arab Emirates
Ashley Boots

Head of HR Operations and Transformation, Senior Vice President, Noor Bank, United Arab Emirates

Dubai Government Human Resources Department, United Arab Emirates
Iman Bin Khatem

Director of Policies & Programs Support, Dubai Government Human Resources Department, United Arab Emirates

LinkedIn, United Kingdom
Ritu Mohanka

VP Strategy & Business Development EMEA, LinkedIn, United Kingdom

Kevin Erikson

Head of People Analytics, Asia & Oceania Region, Nestlé

The Talent Games
Paul Keijzer
Co-founder & CEO, The Talent Games
Information Technology Authority, Oman
Dr Ramin Mohajer
Advisor, Training, Development & Performance, Management, Information Technology Authority, Oman
Nayla Al Khaja Films, United Arab Emirates
Nayla Al Khaja
Chief Executive Officer, Nayla Al Khaja Films, United Arab Emirates
OpenThinking Academy
Iyad Mourtada
Managing Director,

OpenThinking Academy

Resilience & EMEA, United Kingdom
Ahmed Ragab
Principle Partner, Resilience & EMEA, United Kingdom
The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR), UAE
Shayma Al Awadhi
Director of Human Resources Information System, The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR), UAE
Picturewealth, Australia
Neal Cross

Picturewealth, Australia

Emirates NBD, UAE
Ramakrishna Movva
EVP, Strategic HR & Organisational Capabilities,

Emirates NBD, UAE

General Electric (GE), UAE
Belgin Ertam
Global Organization & Talent Development Director, Senior HR Director for Global Functions,

General Electric (GE), UAE

Ministry of Finance, KSA
Nawaf Dhubaib
Head of HR Transformation,

Ministry of Finance, KSA

Ericsson, Turkey
Aysegul Ertureten
Head of Workforce Planning & People Analytics, MEA,

Ericsson, Turkey

First Abu Dhabi Bank, UAE
Matthew Hesketh
Head of Talent Acquistion,

First Abu Dhabi Bank, UAE

Mobily, KSA
Hazem Abd El-Alim El-Zufzafy
Vice President - Head of HR Strategic Planning & Transformation,

Mobily, KSA

Unilever, UAE
Basak Oguzer
HRS Service Delivery Manager,

Unilever, UAE

Resilience&, UK
Mohamed Mesbah
Regional HR Director -

Middle East, Resilience&, UK

Unilever, UAE
Essam Marghani
HR Director MENA,

Unilever, UAE

SmartUp.io, Singapore
Laurence Smith
Global Head of Digital Transformation,

SmartUp.io, Singapore

Tabadul, KSA
Abdulaziz A Al Shehri
Chief Human Resource Officer, Transformation & People Executive,

Tabadul, KSA

Sallyann Della Casa
Chief Identity Hacker,


HR Revolution Middle East Magazine, UAE
Mahmoud Mansi

HR Revolution Middle East Magazine, UAE

Omantel, Oman
Dr Ghalib Saif Al Hosni
Chief People Officer,

Omantel, Oman


Here’s a snippet of topics being discussed. Request for the complete agenda to see how you can benefit. 

Sep 16th, 09:40am
Moving from Talk to Action: Government and Business HR Leaders Challenges - Managing the Shift Towards the Future
Address the impact of government initiatives such as revamped HR legislation, nationalisation, national excellence agendas and budget optimisation on business performance and capability
Sep 16th, 09:40am
Sep 16th, 12:20pm
HR as a Strategic and Predictive Business Partner Through New Technology
Embrace change as a HR expert by leading cultural renewal and reshaping the organisational HR strategies to cope with rapid change in the business world
Sep 16th, 12:20pm
Sep 16th, 14:40pm
Embedded HR Analytics: A Company Wide Model, Work Beyond Place
Learn more about how to create a company-wide embedded analytics strategy that truly drives digital workspace
Sep 16th, 14:40pm
Sep 17th, 11:00am
1MDB Fraud Uncovered: From The Eyes of A Whistleblower
Find out how Xavier Andre Justo share about the world’s biggest financial scandal from the eye of a whistleblower
Sep 17th, 11:00am
Sep 17th, 11:45am
Space Exploration Thought Leader Launch: The Future of Workforce
Senior Talent Strategist at NASA, USA, will debate on the future of professions that will be needed in the next few years and the solutions for the tech industry that experiences a shortage of talent
Sep 17th, 11:45am
Sep 17th, 15:30pm
Automate and Augment: If You Can’t Beat Artificial Intelligence, Join It
This tech dialogue will explore, analyse and identify how AI will assist and increase efficiency in the HR Function, by leveraging technology like HR Chatbots, Machine Learning and Big Data
Sep 17th, 15:30pm
Sep 18th, 14.00pm
Upskilling HR through Analytics Garage: People Analytics in Practice, Building Firm Foundations with a Research Mindset Approach
Gain insights on how to leverage HR analytics to make effective business strategies, improving operational performance and achieve successful business goals by predicting the future of workforce.
Sep 18th, 14.00pm
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