Global HR Trends Summit Beirut 2

11th of May 2018, Beirut, Lebanon

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Global HR Trends Summit Beirut 2

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11th of May 2018, Beirut, Lebanon

About the Event

Hello Beirut! 

We are back with presentations by HR experts whose work is changing the global HR world. 
More than 100 HR Professionals attended the first edition of the Global HR Trends Summit Beirut, the first ever event in the country to feature international speakers from all over the world.
In 2018 we are taking the event to a completely new level by introducing brand new speakers, brand new presentations and tons of interactive discussions that will help you solve even the Biggest Leadership, HR & Strategic Development challenges in 2018!

Featuring presentations by some of the world's most innovative HR gurus, from companies like IQVIAHarrodsING GroupEricsson, FacebookREDTAG, Unilever you will master even the most challenging HR trends in today's fast changing business world.


Erica Briody Culture Index

Gabriele Metz Ericsson

Anna Zakharova Unilever

Andre De Wit Leadership Academy Amsterdam

Niall Ryan-Jones Department of Health and Social Care UK

Imran Ahmad REDTAG

Sabine van der Meijden ING

Serdzan Şimşek Arnautović Facebook

Lina Daouk-Öyry, PhD American University of Beirut



Registration & Morning Coffee


Chairman Opening Remarks


Integrated Talent Strategies To Enable HR To Drive Corporate Strategy, Not Just Align With It
Erica Briody
, Senior Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition, IQVIA


Employee Relationship Management and Customer Relationship Management -Two Sides Of The Same Coin
Niall Ryan-Jones
, Former Head of Employee Experience, Harrods


Step Up In Performance Management: When Traditional Methods Are Not Improving Your Performance

Sabine van der Meijden, Global Performance Manager, ING Group

11:15 Interactive Discussion With Speakers & Delegates Moderated By
Carol Awad Bachour
, President, Human Resource Association of Lebanon

Lunch For Speakers & Delegates


Mentoring Circle: Diversity And Inclusion: Getting The Mix Right And Make It Work
Gabriele Metz
, Head of Talent Management MMEA, Ericsson


Reversing the Brain Drain – Bringing Top Talent Back Home
Serdzan Şimşek Arnautović
, Recruiter – MENA & CEE, Facebook


Interactive Discussion With Speakers & Audience Moderated By
Lina Daouk-Öyry
, Asst. Professor in Organizational Psychology, Director of Evidence-based Healthcare Management Unit, American University of Beirut


Coffee & Networking Break


Organizational Alignment For Bottom-line Profits 
Imran Ahmad
, Head of Group Engagement, learning & Development, REDTAG


Learning How To Lead With Purpose In Your Company, Unilever Case Study
Anna Zakharova
, HRBP Food & Refreshment categories and CMI RUB, Unilever

16:00 Engaging Leadership In A VUCA Environment
Andre De Wit
, Former Vice President Learning, Carlsberg Group

Interactive Discussion With Speakers & Delegates


End Of Summit

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Radisson BLU Martinez Hotel, Beirut, Lebanon

Boasting a stunning seaside location, the Radisson Blu Martinez Hotel, Beirut offers a superb place to stay in a city steeped in ancient memories and monuments. Our 185 rooms and suites offer excellent amenities, including free high-speed Wi-Fi, to help you make the most of your stay in Beirut.