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The Middle East region’s first digital talent dialogue takes place this month in Dubai

Digital Talent Ecosystem Dialogue brings together all stakeholders across the talent value chain to reflect, discuss and share their learnings, successes and initiatives – to nurture and grow the digital workforce with highly advanced 4IR skills, data, cloud computing DevOps, AI, machine learning, RPA, Platforms & Products and cybersecurity; crucial to the region’s digital economy vision.

Under the theme “Addressing the ICT Talent Shortage and Bridging the Digital Skills Gap to Drive Middle East Economic Transformation”, this one-day dialogue will see the blending of over 30 thought leaders sharing ideas on their learning, their successes, their initiatives, their collaborations on the industry. broad concerns, challenges and opportunities to close the talent gap and foster real-world digital skills to succeed in the digital age.

Attendees will hear from #dtecosystem thought leaders from leading organizations

  • kate barker | Global Board Advisor and Chief Human Resources Futurist | NEOM
  • Puneet Swani | Career Business Leader, AMEA and Pacific Region | Mercier
  • Iman Al-Qassim | Executive Vice President, Human Capital |Emirates Global Aluminum, UAE
  • Dena Al Mansouri | CHRO group | e&, WATER
  • Hanna Nordel |Personnel Director |Talabat, UAE
  • Monica Hernandez Alarcon | Director of Human Resources, AMEO | General Motors (GM), UAE
  • Areej Al Shaibani | Competent Senior – Human Resources | Omantel, Oman
  • Salim Al-Shuaili | Senior Manager – National Center for Space, AI and Advanced Technologies | Information Technology Authority, Oman
  • Hoda Al Khzaimi | Director, Cyber ​​Security Center New York University Abu Dhabi | CEO, Women in AI UAE
  • Siddhaarth Iyer | Digital Leader | Gig Gulf (formerly Axa Gulf), UAE
  • Hannah Haikal | VP Talent Strategy and Analytics | Etisalat e&, UAE
  • Iqbal Nour | SVP, Head of Group Learning and Development | EmiratesNBD, UAE
  • Soheyl Kadjani | SVP and Head of Technology Strategy, Transformation and FABRIC | First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), UAE
  • Nisha Verma | Director of Human Resources |Clothing Group, UAE
  • Andrew Stotter Brooks | VP Learning and Development | Etihad Aviation Group, UAE
  • Ibtihal Riyami | Senior Strategist, Human Resources | Omantel, Oman
  • Heba Makram | Transformation Advisor and Future of Work Expert I Searcher
  • Kifaya Thallam |HR Executive Advisor | Organization design and HR transformation
  • Sewar Azzouni | Head Talent Transformation, Middle East and Turkey |Publicis Groupe, UAE
  • Souhrid Chaudhuri | Head of Organizational Development and Culture |Al Ghurair, UAE
  • Damir Jaksić |Information Director | KEO (KEOIC), UAE
  • Emma Davis |CEO of Culture and People Excellence |Masafi, UAE
  • Susana Correa |MENA Staff Manager |LinkedIn Talent Management Solutions
  • Karan Bhalla | HR Director – Talent, Rewards and Culture | Americana Foods, UAE

The #dtecosystem dialogue is an action-oriented program that aims to hit the key points on how we balance the demand and supply of digital talent and foster real-world digital skills.

Featured Discussions

  • How can today’s leaders prepare for growth and innovation in a changing world?
  • Collaboration for digital first culture, continuous transformation, unleashing innovation and agility
  • HER Dialogue – Growing Importance of Cultivating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to Close the Digital Skills Gap
  • Holistic approach to building a robust digital talent ecosystem for the digital economy and the future of technology
  • The Catalyst – Initiatives and increased collaboration between industry, governments, educational institutions and technology companies.
  • Evolution of CXO partnerships for the future of work for technology and innovation teams
  • Reinventing Business in the Digital Age: Addressing the Human Side of the Changes Required for Digital Transformation
  • Rethinking Talent and Learning: Keeping pace with digital transformation for business success and transformation
  • The Great Adaptation to the Digital Future and the Future Workforce

Don’t miss the opportunity to attend the first event of its kind in the region and participate in real-time discussions on securing tech talent, developing and transforming talent, upgrading/reskilling, mindsets of growth, data literacy, workplace technology, DE&I and creating a culture of lifelong learning to be equipped with digital knowledge and skills.

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