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ATD Middle East Conference | Abu Dhabi
Conference & Exhibition: 13 - 14 June 2023
ATD Certificate Programs - 12, 15 & 16 June 2023
The Ritz Carlton - Grand CanalAbu Dhabi, UAE

23rd May 2023


Optimize Workforce and Drive Business Transformation

The Digital Day of the ATD Middle East Conference, Abu Dhabi edition based on the theme - Optimize Workforce and Drive Business Transformation; is a ground-breaking virtual conference designed for L & D professionals, HR professionals, business professionals and other decision-makers eager to revolutionize their organizations using the latest workforce optimization strategies and transformation initiatives. This online gathering will provide attendees with valuable insights and best practices to drive sustainable growth, boost employee engagement, and foster a culture of innovation.


11:10-11:20 Interview Session – What makes a good leader now?

Speaker: Marshall Goldsmith, World-Renowned Business Educator and Coach and Author

11:25-11:40 Game Changing Strategies for Talent Development

Speaker: Lana Omayer, Talent Development Director, Procter & Gamble

11:45-12:00 Seeking Value and Purpose at Work

Speaker: Sara Boueri, Chief Human Resources Officer, Future Pipe

12:05-12:20 Supercharging the Supercharged

Speaker: Srijith Nair, Group Talent Management & Leadership Development

12:25-12:40 Interaction Between Human and Technology

Speaker: Andrew Wolhuter, Corporate Director - Learning & Development and Talent Management, Rotana Hotel Management Corporation PJSC

12:45-13:05 Overview of CP Programs

Speaker: Seema Nagrath-Menon, Master Facilitator- Association for Talent Development (ATD) and Managing Director & Founder at CALM Worldwide (Center for Action in Learning Management)

13:10-13:25 "Coaching for Success: Unlocking Your Workforce's Potential to Drive Business Transformation”

Speaker: Mustafa Galal, Facilitator, Association for Talent Development (ATD) and International Learning, Development, and Coaching Consultant

13:30-13:45 Future of Work

Speaker: Nadja Schmid, Director of Learning & Development, Four Seasons Hotel


The event features a line-up of expert speakers and thought leaders who will share their knowledge and experiences in workforce optimization and business transformation, providing valuable insights and practical solutions.

The virtual event will offer ample opportunities to connect and network with like-minded professionals, industry leaders, and potential collaborators 

Our highly-efficient and dynamic in-house platform gives you access to chat rooms, virtual roundtables, and Q&A sessions, fostering new connections and relationships.

Participants will learn cutting-edge techniques and best practices in workforce planning, talent management, digital transformation, and more, allowing them to enhance their skill set and stay ahead in the competitive business landscape.

The event's digital nature allows attendees to create their own personalized schedules, enabling them to focus on the topics and sessions that are most relevant to their interests and needs.

The event will offer recorded sessions that attendees can access at their convenience, even after the event has ended, ensuring they don't miss out on any valuable information.