Tuesday , 19 March 2019

The Annual HR TECH MENA Summit returns to foster drive for innovation and the future of work

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With an aim to achieve workplace excellence and pave the journey for digitization and transformation, the HR Tech MENA Summit is expected to bring over 250 HR & IT Leaders from across the MENA region that represent government, semi-government and private organizations.

The 5th Annual HR Tech MENA Summit returns this year bringing HR technology solution providers from around the world under one roof to discuss latest technology trends, innovations and disruptive ideas that are changing the workplace. With an aim to achieve workplace excellence and pave the journey for digitization and transformation, the HR Tech MENA Summit is expected to bring over 250 HR & IT Leaders from across the MENA region that represent government, semi-government and private organizations. The by invite only event taking place on April 24 and 25 in Dubai, will focus on “Rewriting the future of HR” with leading industry experts sharing views, opinions and discussions on the adoption and deployment of technology within the HR space.

Global Human Capital Management market accounted for $15.23 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach $36.82 billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 10.3% during the forecast period. With over $14 billion invested globally in HR tech this past year, digitization, impending automation and robotics emerge as the new trends in HR with tech at the forefront of every organizational agenda as per the Human Capital Management – Global Market Outlook (2017-2026) report.

In its fifth year, the Summit will focus broadly on the future of work in a digital world where HR is at the forefront of the digital shift driving organizational transformation. With the right blend of regional thought leaders and international experts sharing their views, experiences and best practices, the summit this year will showcase the best technology solutions from around the world to the MENA region. “The HR TECH MENA Summit has evolved into a one of a kind powerhouse that play host to regional thought leaders and international experts. This year the summit introduces three focused parallel streams on day 2 focusing on Learning & Development Tech; Gov HR Transformation and Employee experience – Benefits and Wellness”, said Sidh N C, Director, QNA International.

Commenting on the tremendous success of the fourth edition of the summit, which was attended by over 220 HR and IT decision makers from around the MENA region and leading Technology solution providers, Dr. Mansoor Habib, Senior Director – Employee Happiness, du said, “Being a part of the HR Tech MENA summit was very inspiring and it was interesting to see HR and IT coming together to discuss the integration. I was able to meet some key stakeholders and decision makers at the conference which allowed us to exchange ideas and best practices. An event like this must be an ongoing platform as it creates collaboration in the workplace much easier.”

HR and IT leaders that attended last year were eager to embrace the latest ground-breaking solutions that was discussed from the summit. “It has been really exciting meeting companies from the region. This is the first time we participatedin this event and the experience couldn’t be better. We encountered a lot of companies in the region that we wouldn’t have access to outside of this summit”, added Frederik Ballon, Managing Director EMEA, Peoplefluent

The topics covered for the 2019 edition include building high performance culture, building the agile HR organization, next gen performance management, recruitment in the digital age, designing personalized and adaptive learning experience, building a future ready public sector in the region, innovations in workplace wellness, designing a seamless employee experience that rivals customer experience and also other advancements in traditional HR processes.

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Marc Mcilhone
Marc Mcilhone is ArabBrains' Editor - sourcing news and features content and overseeing the work of the site’s contributors. Marc’s work is informed by his technical background in architecture having worked for some of the UK’s leading practices on projects within the education, healthcare and housing sectors. Marc has a particular interest in how innovators are creating sustainable solutions that have a positive impact on people’s everyday lives. Please email press releases and news to: editor@arabbrains.com

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