Event Profile


GCC is experiencing a stage of economic, financial and construction-related development that has grabbed international attention. GCC has the highest number of migrant workers in the world. The global and regional economic environment is rapidly changing due to competition, freer movement of labor and capital, regional integration, harmony in global and regional economic policies, and changes in role of the government. Therefore, policy-makers in the GCC countries ought to make important strategic choices to ensure sustainable economic development, increase employment opportunities for their nationals, and identify the solutions for the productive absorption of nationals in the private sector in the GCC countries.

Datamatix with much optimism presents the ‘24th GCC Nationalization and Empowerment Conference’, to take forward the mighty vision of identifying the challenges and opportunities to be addressed and tapped by the region to significantly increase the number of nationals working in the private sector. During this globally much acclaimed event, designed to reenergize the efforts aimed at vivifying the nationalization policy, focused on systematically fostering the behavioral and functional competencies, and increasing the number of qualified of nationals employed by the region’s private sector.

The Summit brings together a cross-sector group of senior HR and Emiratization figures from ministries, government, public and private corporate sector, NGOs and universities to discuss the most critical topics such as Leadership Development, Preparing the 2030 workforce, linking education and Nationalization, total rewards, retention and engagement, and coaching and mentoring for National employees whilst fostering a conducive environment for Nationals to pursue a meaningful career in both public and private sector establishments and keys to gaining strategic foresight and better understanding of the talent demand and supply drivers through effective workforce nationalization framework.

Who will attend

The conference will be attended by executives, decision-makers and key policy makers from government and business organizations including:

  • Councils and Parliamentary bodies
  • Leaders and Executives from Governmental  
  • Heads of companies, Human Resources Departments
  • Government and Business Organizations Leaders
  • Heads, Directors of Manpower planning sectors
  • Policy makers, regulators and government officials
  • Recruitment Executives, HR Executives, Career Development Counselors
  • Managers: Training and Development, Administration
  • Project Managers and Section Heads and Nationalization Officers
  • Research and Development Managers, and Consultants
  • Business Development Officers, and Leadership Management Systems
  • University Presidents and Deans of colleges and Management Institutes

Why should you attend

The event will focus and explore keynote sessions, insightful presentations and value-add discussions on the most talked about Nationalization challenges and issues.  It intends to bring together key HR experts and human capital professionals to share their insights on nationalization and youth engagement in the GCC region, to supplement the realization of national development goals and objectives through innovative HR strategies. The participants would gain insights about

  • Innovative strategies to bridge the gap between Learned Skills & Character skills
  • New ideas to recruit, develop, motivate and retain the tech-savvy GCC youth with the latest Digitization Platforms
  • Gaining strategic foresight through Effective Workforce Nationalization Framework
  • Building Leadership Capabilities within your workforce
  • Nationalization challenges and issues
  • Managing Expectations of GCC Youth and Nationalization Goals of the Government

Event Sponsors

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