The Etisalat Academy Announces Dates for 9th Middle East HR Conference & Expo

Published March 31st, 2010 - 07:50 GMT

The Etisalat Academy today announced the dates for the 9th Middle East HR Conference & Expo, which will take place on 5th and 6th May 2010, at Atlantis – The Palm Dubai. The conference is held this year under the theme of ‘HR Takes the Lead’ and it will discuss the impact of proactive Human Resource strategies on the organization’s success.

David Brennan, General Manager of the Etisalat Academy said: “The world has lived through a challenging economic environment in the last two years. This has given more significance to HR strategy. At the Etisalat Academy we are committed to add value to the business sector in the region and to keep pace of all international and regional issues that affect industry. Given the increasing importance of best practices in these times, we have ensured that the Middle East HR conference in its ninth edition will engage speakers and participants with rich dialogue to identify the most appropriate solutions for today’s challenges.”

Commenting on the 9th Middle East HR Conference, Ayesha Salem Bin Suwira, Director of Training Services at the Etisalat Academy and the Director of the HR Conference, said: “Over the past eight years, the Middle East HR Conference achieved many remarkable successes - bringing knowledge of best practices to the region; hosting high profile speakers and attracting an increasing number of delegates every year. In 2010 the conference has grown and is expecting to welcome more than 500 including corporate executives, leaders of non-government/non-profit organizations, founding members of activist groups, bestselling book authors, visionary researchers and consultants. This year will certainly continue to deliver value to HR practitioners across all areas of expertise and ensure that HR takes the lead towards successful organizations in these times.”

In its 9th edition the ME HR Conference will cover a wide range of topics from proactive HR, the creation of leadership pipelines, the use of dramatic and visual arts in HR management, to organisational alignment and organisational change. More over participants will receive a copy of ‘Managing’ by Henry Mintzberg, a must read book for managers and aspiring managers.

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