HRM Symposium - AI and the Future of HR - 26th February - 8:30-11:30

University of Birmingham Dubai campus
Monday 26 February 2024 (08:30-11:30)

College of Social Sciences

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Join us on-campus for our HRM Symposium in collaboration with CIPD featuring an expert panel on AI and the Future of HR. 

About the event

On Monday, 26th February, we're hosting the HRM Symposium in collaboration with CIPD where industry experts and HR leaders will come together to discuss the impact of AI on Human Resource Management. The event will feature a panel discussion led by several senior HR Directors and thought leaders from companies such as Aramex, Nokia, Johnson Controls, and China Petroleum. 

This event is open to those working in field of HR and people management, aspiring HR professionals, and general public. It's an exclusive opportunity to network with key industry leaders and established HR professionals in the region as we discuss the evolving role of AI and its strategies in shaping the future of learning and development, and people management, which is crucial for organisational success.

This event will take place at our campus and further details will be shared upon booking.


8:30am –
Coffee, networking and welcome speakers

9:00am – Introduction and keynote by Rohit Manucha, Director of Human Capital at Core42 and CIPD representative

9:30am – AI and the Future of Learning and Development by Damian Heihr, CEO and Founder of Capytech

10:00am – Panel Discussion: AI and the Future of Work 


Waleed El Helw, Global Head of Talent and Development at Aramex 
Vic Benuyenah, Professor of HRM, University of Birmingham Dubai
Darren Streete, Founder and HR Solutions and Change Management Expert at deconstructing HR
Talal El Halabi, Senior HR Leader at Johnson Controls 
Said Amara, Chief Procurement and Sustainability Partner at Nokia
Liang Junxi, HR Department Deputy Manager at China Petroleum 
Damian Heihr, CEO and Founder of Capytech

11:00am – Q/A and closing remarks 

 Register here to join the event