8th FAHR International Conference begins Monday in Dubai

DUBAI, The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources, FAHR, has announced that the FAHR International Conference will be held on Monday in cooperation with INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council.

The two-days conference, held under the theme,’Tomorrow’s HR Starts Today’, will be attended by 500 human resources experts.

Commenting on the occasion, Laila Al Suwaidi, Executive Director of HR Planning and Projects Sector at FAHR, said that the conference is a leading platform to exchange best experiences and practices in the field of human capital management and development, highlighting the most salient issues,identifying challenges, and coming up with solutions.

Al Suwaidi added that the conference’s agenda will feature various topics and specialised workshops given by a constellation of global experts, reviewing best practices in human capital development and presenting their future visions to develop the HR profession.

The FAHR International Conference 2018 will be interspersed with an awarding ceremony for the winners of the first edition of FAHR with “FAHR Research Award” for the best scientific research in the HR field, targeting students and faculty members from the UAE University, Zayed University and Higher Colleges of Technology.

The award, with a total prize of AED120,000, aims to motivate young people to continue their research initiatives, study the realities and challenges of work, and the future of human resources, as well as reverse the vital role of HR in excellence, productivity, and promotion of community action at the federal government level. The award encourages scientific research and the development of a culture of innovation in HR in order to enable national competence and develop human capital.

Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Chairman of INDEX Holding, in turn, said, “These conferences play a key role in exchanging skills, enriching knowledge and keeping up with the latest advances in HR and show the importance of human capital and developing it. We are keen to host this conference and support any similar specialized gatherings that encourage development and prosperity especially in human resources.”

The parallel exhibition will highlight the latest solutions and services provided by leading and innovative HR companies and institutions.

Source: Emirates News Agency