9.30am - 10.15am (GST)



Topic of Focus: Talent Acquisition


We have to work harder than ever to improve the candidate experience despite an increasing dependency on AI, automation and ever improving processes.  The world is changing fast, what does the future of talent acquisition hold?  What are the emerging trends?

10.20am - 11.05am (GST)


Panel Discussion

Topic of Focus: Learning and Development


The Future of Learning - The world around us has become increasingly digital, the way we prefer to consume learning and development has also changed, we will need (and want) to learn in a flexible, more personalised way.  What does the future of L&D look like?

11.15am - 11.55am (GST)



Topic of Focus: Succession Planning


There are a number of benefits to Succession Planning; more confidence in the future, a more-diverse portfolio of leaders making it through and higher quality decisions around promotion and developmental investments – and yet so many organisations have no plans in place.  What are the fundamentals for embedding a successful approach?

11.55am - 12.55pm (GST)


12.55pm - 1.35pm (GST)


Keynote & Practical Insights

Topic of Focus: Cultural Transformation

In 2007 Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company was commercially rebranded as du, and Dr. Alia was appointed Senior Director Talent to play a key leadership role in the transformation to make the brand personal, embody customer service and a 'can do spirit'  This is her journey of cultural change and talent alignment.  

1.40pm - 3.15pm (GST)



Topic of Focus: Resilience*


Resilience is what gives people the psychological strength to cope with stress and hardship. Psychologists believe that resilient individuals are better able to handle such adversity and rebuild their lives after a catastrophe. Dealing with change is an inevitable part of a dynamic organisation.  What is resilience?  How can we help build resilience with our employees and teams? 

*As part of this workshop, you had the opportunity to complete your own resilience questionnaire free of charge. 

24th - 25th November 2020