Conference: 24 – 25 February 2020 | Workshops: 23, 26 & 27 February 2020 |Ritz-Carlton DIFC Dubai, UAE

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) pursues the development of human resources in the UAE government sector through the implementation of novel concepts and the adoption of international standards applied in the field of human resources management globally.

FAHR has an independent legal personality and is equipped with the authority to undertake all necessary actions with a view to achieving its objectives. Furthermore, FAHR strives to achieve financial and administrative autonomy. It acts under the supervision of the UAE Council of Ministers.

The Federal Authority for Human Resources was established pursuant to Federal Law No. 11 of 2008 relative to human resources issued by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates.

FAHR is vested with powers and responsibilities to manage the Federal Ministries and entities governed by the Law by Decree No.11. Thus, it embodies a promising future-oriented beginning for the development of human resources in the Federal Ministries and Government entities.

FAHR is entrusted mainly with the review and proposal of HR policies and legislation to the Government, the provision of assistance to the Federal Ministries in the implementation of HR-related legislation, the monitoring of the Ministries’ compliance with the provisions of the Law by Decree No. 11 and the implementing regulations thereof, and the consideration of objections related to decisions rendered by the Grievance Committee. Moreover, FAHR accomplishes any other missions assigned to it by the Council of Ministers.


Exclusive Happiness Partner

HONO aims at making employees happy. HONO digitizes siloed HR processes on its innovative H2RS (Hire-to-Retire) platform, integrated with HONO Insights- an employee engagement platform. It generates, throughout employee life-cycle, real-time employee pulse with sentiment analysis providing actionable insights. HONO helps in real-time planning using AI and Machine Learning leading to employee’s high performance, satisfaction and retention. HONO offers a traditional and disruptive solution covering everybody’s needs. HONO is expanding across South East Asia and Middle East delivering solutions to clients across 70 plus Countries soon, having a differentiated & comprehensive product providing strategic HR solutions to clients in multi-country environment.


Disprz is a skills and career acceleration platform, helping companies build capability through every step in the journey of their workforce with the latest skills & training, keeping them job-ready, up skilled and engaged all the time. Organizations today need more than just a platform or a bespoke provider of content – they need a true L&D thought partner and solution provider. Several reputed organizations across the USA, India, the Middle East, and South-East Asia are using the platform to enhance their workforce potential and drive overall productivity on a daily basis.


EdCast is the AI-Powered Knowledge Cloud solution for unified discovery, personalized learning and knowledge management across the enterprise. Its award-winning platform is used internationally by Global 2000 companies and large government organizations, including NASSCOM and World Economic Forum, to solve the discovery and curation problems across all external and internal knowledge sources. EdCast’s offerings include its Learning Experience Platform (LXP), Content Marketplace and MyGuide’s in-app guides, intelligence, and automation for business software.


Gallup delivers analytics and advice to help leaders and organisations solve their most pressing problems. Combining more than 80 years of experience with its global reach, Gallup knows more about the attitudes and behaviours of employees, customers, students and citizens than any other organisation in the world. Gallup believes that every company has enormous – but largely untapped – potential for breakthrough improvements in employee productivity, customer retention and profitability. Our 2,000 professionals – amongst whom are noted scientists, renowned subject matter experts and bestselling authors – help business leaders understand and leverage human nature to drive sustainable growth.


Leadership Development Partner

Harvard Business Publishing – Corporate Learning works with the government and leading organizations to discover new ways to solve their leadership challenges. We co-create transformative learning experiences that combine unrivaled subject-matter expertise and scale with unmatched flexibility—tailored to your learners’ needs—to deliver the right programs to the right people in the most effective ways. We leverage compelling content from Harvard Business School & Harvard Business Review; World class thought leaders, HBR authors, HBS faculty, industry experts and benefit from design and delivery grounded in research and proven in practice in global corporations.


Zoho People, our cloud-based HR management software, simplifies and automates HR operations, thus building an engaged and efficient workforce. It allows you to perform all the HR functions, right from on-boarding to off-boarding from a single centralized location, making the processes more accountable and transparent. Also, with Zoho People, it is easy to ensure that your employees comply with your organizational rules and policies. Our software empowers your employees to keep track of their activities so that they need not rely on the HR department for everything. In short, Zoho People is a one-stop solution that is required to make HR management easy and organized!


Enboarder is the first Experience-Driven Onboarding platform and is the new way businesses onboard. Our platform emphasises the value of human connection and experience, putting the employee at the centre of everything we do. With Enboarder you can turn new hires into highly engaged, long term employees and managers into onboarding rockstars.

World leading employers including McDonalds, Hugo Boss, ING and Eventbrite love Enboarder for its manager coaching features, extreme flexibility and automation capabilities. Packed with features including our visual drag and drop journey builder, powerful logic and segmentation, manager nudges and reminders, check-in surveys, automated IT provisioning, integrations and more, Enboarder makes scaling personalised onboarding effective and easy.


Akrivia HCM delivers exceptional digital HR experiences to your employees while managing the entire employee life cycle on a single integrated platform. We adhere to best practices and technology to manage your human capital and minimize the risks of non-compliance.Reporting and analytical tools provide an accurate overview of the employee information and data in addition to HR metrics and modeling.

Together, these enable you to practice better governance and exert greater administrative control over your global human capital assets.
Akrivia HCM also brings the advantage of AI to the table resulting in a 360 degree Employee experience platform. Akrivia has the experts and the solution to help you solve the problems you face as you grow and expand your organization into new countries.


Biz Group is an award winning corporate learning provider based in the GCC region for over 26 years. Considered an expert at navigating the Middle East business landscape, Biz Group has achieved success through its dedication to enriching lives with impactful learning experiences. In today’s world, companies need to deliver better, faster and smarter and this translates into big learning & development challenges. At Biz Group, we deliver business value and results to our clients through our unique learning formula, which combines the latest learning technologies, with award-winning learning content and personalised learning methodologies to suit every learners needs.


The corporate user can use INNOWORK’s LXP to identify the skills of their employees, update their competency, find their skill gaps, create Training Need Analysis and find /allocate the training courses (e-learning, on-the-job and classroom) to their staff in few clicks. Innovative Learning Management system will allow the L&D team to create and publish any learning contents and analyse the learning impacts of each employee. The system will automatically create a development plan for the team and individual learning pathways. Through the platform, succession planning and onboarding of new employees can be managed easily. Through its gamified platform, employees to learn in a fun way and drive more engagement with Badges, Points, Levels, Rewards, and Leader-boards. Corporate can also build the right project teams based on specific project needs & required skill sets and ensure better delivery. Its Innovative Performance Management system model helps the corporate to achieve the desired goals using their talents’ great potential and skill sets. It will recommend which employee can be the best fit to execute the tasks based on their skills and connect with OKRs, Objectives, KPIs to achieve the organization’s goals. It’s easy to align and cascade all the objectives across the organization. Besides, easy to capture individual contributions for each KPIs achievement and measure staff individual performance. Its a single solution for Task Management, Performance Management, OKRs, and Balanced Scorecard strategy execution.



Capytech specialises in developing bespoke e-learning content for corporate clients. Adopting E-Learning is a unique challenge requiring an understanding of training, technical ability as well as design skills. Having decades of experience in these fields, and by combining these skill sets – Capytech is uniquely able to assist you in building industry best E-Learning.


CEIPAL provides a fully scalable SaaS platform that automates both the front- and back-office business operations for staffing companies. Using innovative AI and robust machine learning algorithms, CEIPAL offers a complete workforce management platform, including a fully integrated applicant tracking system (ATS) and human resource information system (HRIS). Founded in 2015, CEIPAL now serves over 1,400 customers and 20,000 recruiters globally.


Ensaan Technologies is a leading provider of HR software & Talent Management solutions, technologies and services across the Middle East and African region. Ensaan represents carefully chosen Global leaders in HR Management systems and talent software solutions in the region. With each passing month, the landscape of solutions available for HR services evolves and changes. New technologies enter the market, competitive strategies shift and vendors themselves may be in a constant state of flux. Acquisitions can lead to duplication and fragmentation, even as legacy technologies lose support. All the while, executives demand more and more functionality and service.


Morgan International represents leading international institutions and covers a wide range of programs in Accounting, Auditing, Finance, Logistics, Retail, Human Resources, and Marketing. Morgan extended its presence across 32 locations worldwide in just over a decade and services thousands of candidates per year through professional certification and diploma programs for CPA, CMA, CIA, DipIFR, ACCA, CFA, CSCP, MaRC, SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, and Digital Marketing. Morgan offers workshops and in-house training programs. Visit us at


New Horizons Training is one of the leading e-learining solutions providers in the United Arab Emirates. It is part of New Horizons UAE and the world renowned company New Horizons which is considered the world’s largest independent IT training company (

The e-Learning Solutions division of New Horizons Training (IlearnUAE) is dedicated to meet the more complex needs of larger organizations. We understand that an effective learning strategy consists of more than training events, e-learning and a learning management system. Creating such a strategy requires an understanding of your organization’s vision, the knowledge of the systems and processes that can make an impact within your organization’s culture and the experience to map these factors to individual performance improvements that drive results to your bottom line.

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Every company says they want to engage, motivate and inspire their people. As we see it, the problem is not that they can’t – it’s that they don’t have the environment that really enables their top talent to thrive. Saba creates that environment, with talent development and recruitment solutions that put people and teams in the driver’s seat of their own experience, while staying aligned to your business goals. Saba. Leading HR, Talent Development and Recruiting Technology. For more information, visit


MyBenefits by The Ambassador is dedicated to helping you ‘Make Work Better’ through our personalized perks and rewards applications. Improve your organizations employee experience by building your own flexible benefits program designed for your team.

Your MyBenefits app is branded to your organization, so all of the benefits come from you. It easy to reward your team when they perform well with gift vouchers from their favorite brands and everyone has access to company discounts for day to day expenses ranging from transportation and fashion to childcare and groceries just because they work with you.


Fusing the power of video, AI and virtual coaches, we improve the world’s behavioural skills. Companies choose us because we make their managers better leaders. And in turn, companies get more engaged employees and improved business results. Our mission? To help more leaders and managers go from KNOWING what they need to do to lead more effectively to DOING those behaviours into their daily routines!


Think Talent Services is a talent solutions company, founded in 2010. They are focused on helping organizations, especially HR and talent management teams address new & emerging priorities, providing integrated & immersive experience to employees.
They support organizations in areas of Assessments, Development Planning, Virtual Learning and Career Management solutions covering all levels. The value for client approach is practical, integrative, based on design thinking and deep experience.
Think Talent has worked with over 200 companies across 10 countries across various industries so far.



Xoxoday is a software company that offers SaaS products to solve problems around employee engagement and well-being, employee benefits, rewards and recognition, channel partners engagement, and consumer promotions. The company serves more than 700 clients across Australia, India, Ireland, Philippines, Singapore, UAE, UK, and the USA. Xoxoday has received multiple awards such as Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50, and Hay Group Next Big 100 Companies.


Established in 2018, Rewards by YouGotaGift serves as the B2B division of YouGotaGift, delivering enterprise solutions for businesses in the form of employee rewards, customer rewards, sales promotions, loyalty programs, and more.

As a totally digital business, we deliver complete end-to-end solutions through different types of services. From a versatile self-service platform that organizations can sign up to and start ordering instantaneously, to more advanced integrated solutions (APIs); our solutions are entirely customizable to meet the needs of any organizational rewards program. Additionally, our solutions combine the biggest choice of digital rewards (200+ brands across 8 regional and international markets) with instant delivery and seamless online and offline store redemption.

Our extensive client-base includes governmental organizations, banks, airlines, telcos, as well as a variety of small, medium, and large-sized corporates across all sectors. We are headquartered in Dubai, UAE; with offices in KSA, Bahrain, and India.


The CHRO – Asia is a Global Platform for the Human Resource heads. It is a free-for-membership platform for individuals purely from a networking and benchmarking point of view. Anyone involved with the future of the profession can be a part of CHRO-Asia.

CHRO- Asia currently has members in Asian, GCC and African countries. CHRO – Asia promotes cross-geography exchange of information and knowledge. It recommends the latest books, learning materials and other sources that help in the evolution of the HR Profession. The CHRO – Asia is affiliated to the World Federation of Human Resource Professionals that associates with HR professionals all across the globe. It is a platform for the community, by the community and of the community.

CHRO- Asia hosts discussion forum, round tables and one on one coaching for the better development of knowledge.

“THE online social media network for HR and L&D professionals in the Middle East”. The CLO-ME mission is to bring value to the Human Capital profession through discounted and free events, regional research based papers, latest jobs, news and interviews from our region. Join us and contribute today

HR Magazine is the most widely circulated and respected independent HR publication in APAC. Providing quality editorial to the HR community, we also run regular HR conferences and events throughout the region.

HR MONK is one of the biggest HR Events Directory worldwide.

Find the perfect HR events for you: from Summits to Seminars, Courses, and Executive Education covering all the topics of HR from the top industry leading organisers under one website.

If you wish to post or review our listed events please visit

HR Revolution Middle East; an HR innovation research institute and online magazine that works on empowering the brand of human resources through the media. The aim is introduce new agile HR solutions, document HR case studies and success stories through leadership interviews, articles and conferences.

HR Revolution’s message is to “Develop People, Organizations and Society.”

Learning News is the learning sector’s newswire, publishing news announcements from learning providers and reporting on the learning industry. Learning News reaches learning professionals working in corporate L&D departments, educational institutions and commercial learning providers, along with learning-sector thought-leaders, specialists, bloggers and commentators, researchers, event organisers and professional bodies.

The HR Observer is an initiative by Informa aimed at becoming a platform for HR professionals in the Middle East to exchange insights and expertise, both online and offline, in an effort to take the industry forward. The blog features articles, insights and analysis from HR experts in the Middle East with topics ranging from leadership development to compensation and benefits. It is the first blog of its kind to launch in the Middle East.

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ISM is a leading U.S. advisory service and capacity development provider within the economic development arena. ISM is utilizing the economic gardening methodology in building and developing entrepreneurship and SME ecosystem including incubators, accelerators, funding, talent and much more.

Covering the U.S. and the global market, our experienced staff has provided more than 15,000 coaching hours in over 60 countries, and up to 2,000 training sessions in which more than 11,000 entrepreneurs were coached. We also provided communication and leadership training to over 1, 000 organizational leaders around the world.

Founded by Faris Alami ISM is today a leading U.S firm with global presence contributing to economic development through cultivating entrepreneurship and SME development in all of its aspects.

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At findcourses, we believe education shouldn’t stop when you leave school. Professional development helps you reach the next stage of your career, and personal development helps you achieve your goals. That’s why we help people of all ages, all backgrounds and all levels find training courses that enable them to grow. We champion learning and development both inside and outside the office, as well as spearheading thought leadership with our in-depth research and whitepapers. is a city marketing portal that provides media and marketing solutions servicing to both local and international clients, and support major events through sponsorship, organizing, and digital marketing services.


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EYE OF RIYADH provides effective digital marketing solutions for campaigns and events targeting Saudi Arabia and other GCC. is one of the most popular website in the GCC among citizen, residents , tourists and investors who are seeking for information and wish to explore the opportunities in the region.

Our services : Email and sms campaign, Banner advertising, Social Media Campaign, Events and Training Marketing and Public Relations Services

Contact Eye of Riyadh:

Tel: +966 11 2735522

Digital Revamp Agency is a leading digital marketing and advertising agency that leverages strategy, creativity, and consistency to connect global brands with their audience. As SHRM’s digital strategy and growth partner in the United States, Digital Revamp has helped establish a cohesive visual brand identity for SHRM and their CEO, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. Through monthly collaboration, content creation, and social media engagement with Digital Revamp’s team, SHRM has amplified their online presence to become the leading voice on the future of work. The latest achievement of SHRM’s collaboration with Digital Revamp is the recognition of their CEO among LinkedIn’s “Top Voices for Associations and Advocacy,” alongside figures like Justin Trudeau, Bill Gates, HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and others.