Fourth Annual GOV HR Summit Begins in Abu Dhabi


Key sessions on breakthroughs in personnel management, public sector awards, and much more scheduled for two-day power-packed conference

Abu Dhabi: Dubai based QnA International will host the 4th annual GOV HR Summit at the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi. The by-invite Summit will be attended by senior level officials, Director Generals, Chief Human Resource Officers, Group VP HR from Ministries, Government, Semi-government and Public sector organizations.

Organized around the theme of “Creating a Breakthrough in People Performance”, The 2 day conference and one day master class is the only GCC focused event bringing together leading HR leaders from the government, public sector and quasi government organizations from the GCC to share regional best practices on achieving happiness, automation of HR, talent strategy operations, engagement and productivity, digital transformation and adapting to change, capability gap, workforce optimization, attracting Arab women into the workforce, competency and performance management, and other indispensable topics.  The Summit will also share how some organizations are managing to stay ahead of the curve during these dynamic times. 

“At the conference we will hear from industry leaders on various themes and how these can be applied to the government and public sector to increase efficiency, effectiveness, and most of all worker happiness and mobility. We are excited to host this prestigious event for the fourth consecutive year, its recurrence is a measure of the previous edition’s success, importance, and prowess in the GCC region,” said an enthusiastic Mr. Ackash Jain, Director, QnA International.

The two-day conference will be followed by the prestigious GCC GOV HR Awards on 26 October. The awards will recognize, celebrate and honour the outstanding contributions and achievements of governments, business organizations and individuals in the GCC who have raised the benchmark of people performance across the region.

Providing an opportunity to gain more knowledge and insight, the Summit will host a masterclass on 27th October led by Dr. Linda Holbeche who was listed as one of the “Top 40 Power Players in Personnel” by Personnel Today since 2000 and amongst the top 10 “HR Most Influential Thinkers” by HR Magazine since 2008. The topic of the masterclass is “Creating a culture of employee engagement through developing engaging managers and leaders.”

This year’s Summit is officially endorsed by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization, and sponsored by National Bonds (lead sponsor); IBM (platinum sponsor); PwC, Franklin Covey, MACAT, The RBL Group, (gold sponsors); and Saba and AMIDEAST (silver sponsors).

The Summit will take place from 25-27 October at the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi.

About Gov HR Summit:

Now in its 4th edition, the GOV HR Summit is recognized as the biggest HR event for the government and public sector in the MENA region. This year, the GOV HR Summit will provide new opportunities for Human Resource and Talent Management professionals to come together to share knowledge and network with C level executives from across the GCC, while still walking away with effective solutions to the constant challenges of human capital management (HCM).

Organiser: About QnA International:

QnA International creates and delivers business learning and development exchange platforms through B2B conferences, bespoke events and trainings. The company also has an expertise in outsourced sponsorship sales and key account management.