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HUMAN
CAPITAL
FORUM
MENA

2-3 May 2018

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

EXPERIENCE #HCF17

HUMAN CAPITAL FORUM MENA 2018

Every year, Naseba Human Capital Forum MENA brings together 150 privately-invited Chief HR Officers, CEOs and senior talent practitioners to benchmark their practices, learn from one another and build relationships.

This year’s conversation touches on issues we have found to be priorities for organisations in the region, such as:

  • Employee happiness and wellbeing
  • CEO-HR communication
  • HR technology
  • ROI on learning and development
  • Keeping highly diverse teams engaged
  • Managing constant workforce changes
  • Leaving the comfort zone to increase innovation

FORUM FORMAT

KEYNOTES, FIRE CHATS AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Get your questions answered by region’s most successful leaders as they share their viewpoints on some of the most pressing issues facing HR professionals in the region.

HANDS-ON MASTERCLASSES

Choose from a variety of specialised masterclasses led by certified trainers, each delivering practical knowledge through simulations, group exercises, and case studies.

16+ HOURS OF BUSINESS-FOCUSED NETWORKING

Get to meet prominent, like-minded delegates in a focused, five-star environment. You can conduct meetings, share strategies and ideas, explore business opportunities and build profitable professional relationships.

GURU MORNINGS

Listen to some of the world’s leading experts on leadership and human capital as they reveal critical success factors in the HR function.

Past gurus include:

  • Marshall Goldsmith
    World’s no.1 Executive Coach
  • Kate Sweetman  
    Author of Reinvention, Global Management Consultant
  • Alexander Kjerulf  
    Happiness Coach
CASE STUDIES AND BEST PRACTICES

Gain insight into some of the region’s best practices through real-life examples.

GET RECOGNISED

Get recognised for your outstanding achievements in creating inclusive workplaces and empowering human capital to drive successful businesses.

SERIES SPEAKERS INCLUDE

SERIES SUPPORTERS INCLUDE

GOLD SPONSORS

SILVER SPONSORS

BRONZE SPONSORS

SUPPORTING PARTNERS

MEDIA PARTNERS

PARTNERS

AWARDS

AWARD CATEGORIES

PAST WINNERS

AWARD GUIDELINES

AWARD CATEGORIES

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR – PRIVATE SECTOR

Rewards an organisation for its commitment to supporting employees at all levels through talent retention, employer branding, learning and development, CSR activities, health and safety, and diversity and inclusion.

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR – PUBLIC SECTOR

Rewards a government agency for its commitment to supporting employees at all levels through talent retention, employer branding, learning and development, CSR activities, health and safety, and diversity and inclusion.

HR TEAM OF THE YEAR

An HR team that truly functioned as a business enabler within their organisation will be recognised. Judges will look at the team’s strategy, planning and implementation, relationships with other functions, results achieved and how they were measured.

EXCELLENCE IN TALENT MANAGEMENT

Recognises an organisation for its excellence in talent management. Criteria for evaluation include effective employee onboarding, ongoing training and development, coaching and mentoring, assessing and developing leadership capabilities, monitoring talent and measuring talent management, designing effective
compensation and recognition systems.

EXCELLENCE IN EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

Honours an organisation for specifically focusing on engaging employees through fostering a corporate culture, employee engagement surveys, onboarding, flexibility, transparency, recognition and team building.

BEST NATIONALISATION INITIATIVE

Rewards a company for successfully increasing and retaining the number of nationals through effective implementation of a Nationalisation initiative. All organisations except government agencies are eligible for this category.

HR PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR – PRIVATE SECTOR

Recognises a private sector HR Leader for exceptional performance in the last 12 months. Criteria for evaluation include aligning the HR function with the organisation’s strategic direction, promoting a people-centric culture, implementation of innovative programmes, engagement of employees in CSR activities and a focus on the overall
wellbeing of staff.

HR PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR – PUBLIC SECTOR

Recognises a public sector HR Leader for exceptional performance in the last 12 months. Criteria for evaluation include aligning the HR function with the organisation’s strategic direction, promoting a people-centric culture, implementation of innovative programmes, engagement of employees in CSR activities and a focus on the overall
wellbeing of staff.

CHAMPION OF CHANGE

Recognises a C-level non HR executive for his/her contribution to the HR function of his / her organisation. Nominees are required to provide examples of their leadership, strategic thinking and key management decisions.

AWARD WINNERS

Best Nationalisation initiative

Nahdi

Champion of change

Ahmad Hanandeh

CEO
Zain Jordan

Employer of the year – Private sector

Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK)

Employer of the year – Public sector

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), Bahrain

Excellence in employee engagement

Etisalat

Excellence in talent management

Banque Saudi Fransi

Excellence in talent management

Abu Dhabi Islamik Bank (ADIB)

HR Professional of the Year – Private sector

Suraj Padmanabhan

Thumbay Group

HR Professional of the Year – Public sector

Adil Abbood

Royal Saudi Airforce

HR Team of the Year

National Bank of Fujairah

AWARD GUIDELINES

TBA

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