Conference: 24 – 25 February 2019 | Workshops: 23, 26 & 27 February 2019 |Ritz-Carlton DIFC Dubai, UAE

Featuring 14+ seminars on the show floor, covering topics such as digital transformation, organizational design thinking and cloud HCM implementation


Day One
10:00 Topic TBD

Brad Gebert, Managing Director, SHRM Workplace Innovation Laboratory, SHRM

10:30 Organisational Design Thinking

Fred Haentjens, Founder Boxologist and Organisation Designer, Boxology
11:00 AUGMENTING EMPLOYEE PRODUCTIVITY: Technology paving the success path

Anshul Goel, HR Advisor and Partner, HonoHR

11:30 BREAK
12:15 Using Analytics and Data to be a more effective Business Partner

Todd Brodie – SHRM Faculty

12:45 Xpert Learning – Paul Gledhill
13:15 BREAK
14:15 Case Study: Bank FAB’s HR transformation

James Vincent, Head of HR Transformation, Bank FAB

14:45 Topic TBD
Aysha Alawadhi, Vice Chair, Launchpad
15:15 Leveraging HR practices to balance human and artificial intelligence

Lorelei Carobolante, Convenor/Project Leader ISO TC/260HRM WG8 Diversity & Inclusion, ISO (International Standards for Organisation)

Day Two
10:00 The Power of the Question

Dr. James Kelley, Entrepreneur and Assistant Professor of Marketing at UAEU

10:30 Digital Transformations – Changing paradigms using evidence based talent management

Prithvi Shergill, Advisory Partner, Tomorrow/Smarten Spaces & Former CHRO – HCL Co-Create Session

11:00 Future HR: Harnessing Organizational Capability

Ashley Miller, SHRM-SCP, Research Manager, SHRM

11:30 BREAK
12:15 ON PRO

12:45 Overcoming the common barriers to HR transformation

Dr. Heba Makram, Transformation Lead – HR at Emirates Group

13:15 BREAK
14:15 Success Criteria for Cloud HCM Implementation

Rupak Sircar, Group HR Leader, Landmark Group

14:45 GAMIFICATION, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality for Learning and Development

Georges Saab, Commercial Representative, Manzalab Group


Richard Ringold, VP Business Development, Holmes Corp