HR in the GCC region has experienced a dynamic evolution, marked by inspiring developments, innovation, and the adoption of cutting-edge practices. In this Era of Futuristic HR, where technology is reshaping workplaces, it is crucial to shift attention towards forward-looking HR strategies.

Embrace the future of work by incorporating revolutionary WorkTech tools and ensuring your workforce is ready for what lies ahead. Join us at the #SHRMGCCSummit – your gateway to a brighter future of work.

200
Attendees
25
Global Speakers
50
CXOs
150
organizations
15
Partners & Exhibitors
What you can do at #SHRMGCCSummit
Dive into the World of Work & Gain Insights to Plan for the Future
Gain access to actionable insights and strategies to help you and your organisation advance to the next level.
Network with the Top Thought Leaders and Subject Matter Experts
Acquire unique HR insights shared by Global Leaders and maximize innovative learning!
Attend Specially Curated Sessions and Engagements to Boost your Learnings
Opportunity to attend engaging sessions in varied formats such as main-hall sessions, seminars, demos, and skill cafés.
Register for Exclusive Masterclasses
Attend masterclasses on relevant and practically applicable topics to obtain a certificate upon completion!
Level Up your HR Game by Obtaining SHRM Re-Certification Credits
Earn up to 15 Re - Certification Credits (PDCs)
Invest your Time Wisely
SHRM has taken HR to the next level, #SHRMGCCHRSummit24 will aid you to navigate the future with knowledge and confidence.
Speakers

Mark C. Thompson

[Chief Executive Officer, CEO Academy (A SHRM Company)]

Ben Renshaw

[Speaker, Executive Coach & Author]

Simon Alexander Ong

[International Speaker, Executive Coach & Author of energize]

Fermin Diez, PhD

[Board Director, Professor, Speaker & HR Advisor]

Achal Khanna

[CEO, SHRM India, APAC & MENA]

Dr. Morne Mostert

[International Executive Advisor on Leadership Strategy & Strategic Foresight, Inventor of the Mindset Index, esteemed Leadership faculty expert, LEORON Institute]

Farzaneh Majed

[CEO and Managing Partner of Transform Alliance]

Partha Neog

[CEO & Co-Founder, Vantage Circle]

Hussain Dawood

[Group Chairman Dawood Group]

Dr. Sid Ahmed Benraouane

[Dubai Government Advisory, US ISO Delegate, Lecturer, University of Minnesota, Sarlem Digital Transformation & SHRM SME & Master Facilitator]

Ricardo Cabete

[Emotional Intelligence Expert]

Oshba Mubarak

[Head of Training & Development & People Performance Management, Abu Dhabi Housing Authority]

Theuns Botha

[Senior Vice President, Head of Enterprise Sales, 2U / edX]

Christopher Lopez

[Director, CEO Academy SHRM]

Pallav Popli

[CRO & Employee Engagement Evangelist, Vantage Circle]

Damian Brown

[Vice President - Talent Acquisition Chalhoub Group]

Maan Fatani

[Group Vice President HR & Shared Services, Middle East Paper Company]

Imad Ghazzawi

[CPO, Tiqmo]

Vinod Kumar

[Vice Chairman - Digital Everstone Group]

Prithvi Shergill

[Chief Executive Officer, Entomo]

Najwa Azaimi

[Director of Downstream HR Business Partnering Department, Saudi Aramco]

Shilpa Bhushan

[Human Resources Strategy Consultant Government of Ras Al Khaimah, Human Resources Department]

Said Al Rashdi

[Head - HR & Admin SalamAir]

Maya El Husseini

[Regional Head - Human Resources Jubaili Bros]

Mohsen Alfahadi

[Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) King Abdullah Financial District Development and Management Company (KAFD DMC)]

Pooja Taneja

[Head - People & Performance Operations & Procurement, Kraft Heinz Emerging Markets (Middle East, Russia, Turkey, Poland, Eastern Europe & Latin America) The Kraft Heinz Company]

Capt. (Dr) Pranav Prasoon Thakur

[Chief People Officer, TruKKer]

Vivek Arora

[Managing Director, SHRM MENA]

Dr. Jen Ramey Ricks

[Executive Coach & Director Learning, ACS Abu Dhabi]

Seniora El-Hage

[Deputy CEO, Phoenix Consulting]

Dr Cindy Erasmus

[HR Subject Matter Expert]

Nishith Upadhyaya

[Executive Director - Knowledge & Advisory Services SHRM India, APAC & MENA]

Khalid Alhosni

[Chief Data Scientist K A Consultants]

Maya Mattar

[Positive Psychology Executive Coach, Phoenix Consulting]

Partika Raj

[Director, Knowledge Advisory & Training, SHRM MEA]

Emma Brain

[Presenter, Voiceover Artist, Events Host & Coach]

Awadh El Mur

[Chief Happiness Officer & Human Resources Director, Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation]

Darren Streete

[Founder & HR Solutions & Change Management Expert, Deconstructing HR]

Yamen Zein

[Senior Advisor, SHRM MENA]

Sunita Bhuyan

[Practitioner - Wellbeing, Creativity & Leadership through Music]

Nida Shahid

[Director, Knowledge & Advisory SHRM MENA]
Agenda
  • DAY I: WEDNESDAY, 05 JUNE 2024
  • DAY II: THURSDAY, 06 JUNE 2024
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Achal Khanna

Achal Khanna

CEO SHRM India, APAC & MENA
  • Exploring the CEO - CHRO Partnership and Emphasizing the Need for Talent Transformation
  • Navigating Change Together: Building Alignment with the C-Suite
  • Future-proofing the Workforce: A Collaborative Approach with the Board
Mark C. Thompson

Mark C. Thompson

Chief Executive Officer CEO Academy (A SHRM Company)
Hussain Dawood

Hussain Dawood

Group Chairman Dawood Group
Vinod Kumar

Vinod Kumar

Vice Chairman - Digital Everstone Group
  • Importance of having a growth mindset
  • The science of decision-making
  • Practices of excellent leaders
Dr. Morne Mostert

Dr. Morne Mostert

International Executive Advisor on Leadership Strategy and Strategic Foresight, Inventor of the Mindset Index, esteemed Leadership faculty expert at LEORON Institute

An exclusive preview to the first ever benchmark report on Recognition & Rewards in the region

Pallav Popli

Pallav Popli

CRO & Employee Engagement Evangelist Vantage Circle
Achal Khanna

Achal Khanna

CEO – SHRM India, MENA and APAC
  • Understanding Motivational Drivers
  • Designing Effective Recognition & Reward Programs
  • Challenges and Considerations
Pallav Popli

Pallav Popli

CRO & Employee Engagement Evangelist Vantage Circle
Maya El Husseini

Maya El Husseini

Regional Head - Human Resources Jubaili Bros
  • The Need for Agile Talent Strategies
  • Leveraging Data for Agile Talent Management
  • Creating an Agile Talent Culture
Dr. Cindy Erasmus
Moderator

Dr. Cindy Erasmus

HR Subject Matter Expert
Imad Ghazzawi

Imad Ghazzawi

Chief People Officer tiqmo
Khalid Alhosni

Khalid Alhosni

Chief Data Scientist K A Consultants
Said Al-Rashdi

Said Al-Rashdi

Head - HR & Admin. SalamAir

Solution Theatre - an interactive session: high on learning & takeaways, that engages and connects participants through peer-support discussion on the pressing problems identified

Damian Brown

Damian Brown

VP - Talent Acquisition Chalhoub Group
Maan Fatani

Maan Fatani

Group VP – HR & Shared Services MEPCO Group
Najwa Azaimi

Najwa Azaimi

HR Director Saudi Aramco
Awadh Al Mur

Awadh Almur

Chief Happiness Officer & Human Resources Director
Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation

Continued from pre-lunch segment of the Solution Theatre - presentations to conclude group discussions

Damian Brown

Damian Brown

Vice President - Talent Acquisition Chalhoub Group
Maan Fatani

Maan Fatani

Group VP – HR & Shared Services MEPCO Group
Najwa Azaimi

Najwa Azaimi

HR Director Saudi Aramco
Awadh Al Mur

Awadh Almur

Chief Happiness Officer & Human Resources Director
Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation
  • Understanding the Digital-First Audience
  • Building a Strong Employer Brand for the Digital Age
  • Leveraging Technology to Attract Talent
Dr. Jen Ramey Ricks
Moderator

Dr. Jen Ramey Ricks

Executive Coach & Director Learning American Community School of Abu Dhabi
Darren Streete

Darren Streete

Founder & HR Solutions and Change Management Expert deconstructing HR
Pooja Taneja

Pooja Taneja

Head – People & Performance Operations & Procurement - West & East Emerging Markets The Kraft Heinz Company

Announcing SHRM MENA STAR (Sustainable and Transformational Achievement Recognition) Awards 2024 & launch of 'Going beyond HR' Case Study Booklet for 'STAR Awards Winners 2023'

Nishith Upadhyaya

Nishith Upadhyaya

Executive Director – Knowledge & Advisory Services SHRM India, APAC & MENA
Partika Raj

Partika Raj

Director and Head of Advisory Services SHRM MENA
Nida Shahid

Nida Shahid

Director, Knowledge & Advisory SHRM MENA
  • Highlight the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workplace for businesses
  • Appreciate the growing importance of diversity and inclusion (D&I) considering multicultural demographics and global aspirations of the regional workforce
  • Discuss actionable strategies for business leaders
Christopher Lopez

Christopher Lopez

Director CEO Academy (A SHRM Company)
Farzaneh Majed

Farzaneh Majed

CEO & Managing Partner Transform Alliance ROI Institute Partner BSI Strategic Partner & Advisory Board Member
  • Understand what it means to lead with purpose in the modern world of work
  • Make the linkage between being purpose-led and doing meaningful work
  • Takeaway a practical framework for purpose-driven leadership
Ben Renshaw

Ben Renshaw

Speaker, Executive Coach & Author

In today's rapidly changing world, chasing the right questions matters more than chasing the right answers. This talk explores how to create a workplace culture that energizes employees, embraces a 'white belt' learning mentality, and encourages collaboration and experimentation, by prioritising employee wellbeing to unleash an organization's creative potential. Learn how to create an energizing culture that is optimised to allow for employees' creativity to flourish, and why the ability to adapt in a rapidly changing world is a superpower.

Simon Alexander Ong

Simon Alexander Ong

International Speaker, Executive Coach & Author of energize
  • Critical Skills for Future-Proof Leaders
  • Building a Future-Proof Leadership Pipeline
  • The Future of Leadership
Prithvi Shergill
Moderator

Prithvi Shergill

Partner, entomo / CEO, Tomorrow
Theuns Botha

Theuns Botha

Senior Vice President, Head of Enterprise 2U
Shilpa Bhushan

Shilpa Bhushan

Human Resources Strategy Consultant Government of Ras Al Khaimah, Human Resources Department
Mohsen Alfahadi

Mohsen Alfahadi

Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) King Abdullah Financial District Development and Management Company (KAFD DMC)
  • The Evolving Employee Value Proposition (EVP)
  • The Power of Recognition & Rewards
  • Building a Winning EVP
Partha Neog
Moderator

Partha Neog

CEO & Co-Founder Vantage Circle
Dr. Sid Ahmed Benraouane

Dr. Sid Ahmed Benraouane

Dubai Government Advisory, US ISO Delegate, Lecturer - University of Minnesota, Sarlem Digital Transformation
Capt. (Dr) Pranav Prasoon Thakur

Capt. (Dr) Pranav Prasoon Thakur

Chief People Officer TruKKer
Oshba Mubarak

Oshba Mubarak

Head of Training & Development and People Performance Management Abu Dhabi Housing Authority

Immerse yourself in a riveting exploration of empathy and logic, where hearts and algorithms collide in a battle for supremacy. In the evolution arena, you will witness the clash between human values and technological advancement. Who will shape our destiny: humans or machines? Get ready for the future of work's ultimate battle!

Ricardo Cabete

Ricardo Cabete

Emotional Intelligence Expert

GenAI is here to stay and it will impact our organizations as well as our HR functions. Are you ready for this change? This practical presentation will help you see the power that GenAI can have in improving our personal productivity, as well as our function's and the whole department's productivity. Learn how to build a chatbot, how to do analytics and how to impact whole HR processes. Get your questions about GenAI in HR answered!

Dr. Fermin Diez

Dr. Fermin Diez

Board Director, Professor, Speaker & HR Advisor

A musical journey to explore Culture as a medium for Building Bridges, working across geographies and mastering the art of collaboration

Sunita Bhuyan

Sunita Bhuyan

Practitioner - Wellbeing, Creativity & Leadership through Music

Vivek Arora

Vivek Arora

Managing Director, SHRM MENA

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Partners
Conference Venue

Atlantis, The Palm

Address: Crescent Rd – The Palm Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Accomodation Royal Central Hotel & Resort The palm Hotel Radisson Blu Media City
Hotel Address East Crescent road, palm Jumeriah , Dubai UAE Media City-Dubai
Contact Person Krishna, Aivie, Divian & Aisha Megha Karnik
Contact Number 0097148739320 0097143669111
Contact Email [email protected] [email protected]
Price per night 240$ 175$
Inclusive Breakfast & Bed Breakfast & Bed
Check In & Check Out 2PM - 12PM 2PM - 12PM
Occupancy Single Single
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Conference Venue

Atlantis, The Palm

Address: Crescent Rd – The Palm Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Hotel Address

East Crescent road, palm Jumeriah , Dubai UAE

Contact Person

Krishna, Aivie, Divian & Aisha

Contact Number

0097148739320

Contact Email

[email protected]

Price per night

240$

Inclusive

Breakfast & Bed

Check In & Check Out

2pm – 12pm

Occupancy

Single

Promo Code

“SHR-ORG”

Conference Venue

Palazzo Versace Dubai

Address: Culture Village, Al Jadaf, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Accomodation Palazzo Versace Dubai
Hotel Address Culture Village, Al Jadaf, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Contact Person Paromita Das
Contact Number +971 45568888 | +971 565041088
Contact Email [email protected] | [email protected]
Price per night 240$
Inclusive Breakfast & Bed
Check In & Check Out 2PM - 12PM
Occupancy Single
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Events
SHRM MENA

To help our learners stay safe and healthy, SHRM has curated a menu of virtual learning options for your professional development. So what if you cannot make it to the physical classroom?

Conference Venue
Hotel Address

East Crescent road, palm Jumeriah , Dubai UAE

Contact Person

Krishna, Aivie, Divian & Aisha

Contact Number

0097148739320

Contact Email

[email protected]

Price per night

240$

Inclusive

Breakfast & Bed

Check In

2PM

Check Out

12PM

Occupancy

Single

Promo Code

“SHR-ORG”

Hotel Address

Media City-Dubai

Contact Person

Megha Karnik

Contact Number

009714366 9111

Contact Email

reservations.dubai@
radissonblu.com

Price per night

136$

Inclusive

Breakfast & Bed

Check In

2PM

Check Out

12PM

Occupancy

Single

Promo Code

“No code”

Count Every Second Until the Event

Count Every Second Until the Event

Conference Venue

Atlantis, The Palm

Address: Crescent Rd – The Palm Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Accomodation Royal Central Hotel & Resort The palm Hotel Radisson Blu Media City
Hotel Address East Crescent road, palm Jumeriah , Dubai UAE Media City-Dubai
Contact Person Krishna, Aivie, Divian & Aisha Megha Karnik
Contact Number 0097148739320 0097143669111
Contact Email [email protected] [email protected]
Price per night 240$ 175$
Inclusive Breakfast & Bed Breakfast & Bed
Check In & Check Out 2PM - 12PM 2PM - 12PM
Occupancy Single Single
Promo Code “SHR-ORG” No code, can mention Email ID for direct booking
Link Hotels near me,Top hotels in Dubai,hotels in Dubai,Best Dubai hotels,Cheap hotels,فنادق دبي (central-hotels.com) Click here to reserve your room - Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (radissonhotels.com)
Conference Venue
Hotel Address

East Crescent road, palm Jumeriah , Dubai UAE

Contact Person

Krishna, Aivie, Divian & Aisha

Contact Number

0097148739320

Contact Email

[email protected]

Price per night

240$

Inclusive

Breakfast & Bed

Check In

2PM

Check Out

12PM

Occupancy

Single

Promo Code

“SHR-ORG”

Hotel Address

Media City-Dubai

Contact Person

Megha Karnik

Contact Number

009714366 9111

Contact Email

reservations.dubai@
radissonblu.com

Price per night

136$

Inclusive

Breakfast & Bed

Check In

2PM

Check Out

12PM

Occupancy

Single

Promo Code

“No code”