Future Talent Summit
Abu Dhabi

October 5-6, 2022

An invitation-only gathering of policymakers, corporate executives, and university leaders from around the world. Nominated leaders meet for a 2-day executive event in one of the most innovative, and ambitious locations in the world

NYU Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi hosts the Future Talent Summit 2022. NYU Abu Dhabi is pioneering a new model of higher education, dedicated at once to excellence in teaching, research and to advancing cooperation and progress on humanity’s challenges

Global

+150 world-leaders from 40 countries participating, adding a diverse set of perspectives, insights and connections

Cross-sector

Governmental, educational and industry leaders shaping global, cross-industry and cross-sector alliances for the future

Impact

An action-oriented setting. Talks, roundtables, and facilitated personal meeting agendas to ensures tangible outcomes

Tailored

Participants are connected with executive planners pre-event. Enabling tailored agendas and personal meeting schedules

About the Event

Welcome to Future Talent Summit, an invitation-only gathering of policymakers, corporate executives, and university leaders from around the world. In disruptive times, with macro-political sensitivity, accelerating digitization and a changing talent landscape, the world calls for its employers, educators and policymakers to connect, learn, and advance. The Future Talent Summit in Abu Dhabi represents a pivotal moment for the world’s leaders to gather, realign and partner on talent strategies and policies able to serve organizations, educational institutions and societies for generations to come

Dates

October 5-6, 2022

Location

NYU Abu Dhabi

Invitation

WhatsApp

+90 532 417 19 58

Honorary Participants & Contributors

Mariët Westermann

Vice Chancellor
NYU Abu Dhabi

Daniel Kjellsson

CEO
Future Talent Council

Lisa Coleman

SVP, Global Inclusion & Strategic Innovation, NYU

Monroe France

Senior Associate Vice President, Global Engagement & Inclusive Leadership, NYU

H.E. Jassem Al Bloushi

Member of the Board of Trustees
Rubu’ Qarn Foundation

Bernadine Karunaratne

Head of Talent Development

Mario Bastoni

Exec. Director, People & Development
Abu Dhabi Department of Finance

Kate Barker

Minister’s Strategic Advisor on HR
UAE Prime Minister’s Office

Dr. Arif Al Hammadi

Exec. Vice President
Khalifa University

Omar M. Almahmoud

CEO
The ICT Fund, TDRA

Charlotte Chédeville

Regional Director, MENA
CIPD

Sofian Lamali

Global Head of Leadership Development
SABIC

Sharan Singh

Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
Minerva Project

Latifah Daud

Exec. Director, Strategic Human Capital
Malaysia Sovereign Wealth Fund

Dr. Philip Quirke

Executive Dean, Education
Higher Colleges of Technology

Prof. Michael Allen

Ass. Provost, Faculty Affairs & Research
Zayed University

Lama Bechara Chivi

CEO
Babilou Group

FRA

Ayman Ashour

CEO
Siemens UAE

Agenda, Oct 5

If you have any questions in regards to the agenda, please email [email protected]

Oct 5

09:00

Session

Breakfast

Oct 5

10:00

Session

Welcome adress: A platform for Global Collaboration. Daniel Kjellsson (SWE), CEO of Future Talent Council, and Sylvana Laham (LB), Chief People Officer, IPS

Time

10:10

Session

Welcome adress: Welcome to NYU Abu Dhabi. Mariet Westermann (NL), Vice Chancellor, NYU Abu Dhabi

Time

10:20

Session

The (Now Accelerated) Future of Work & Learning: Kate Barker (UAE), UAE Prime Minister’s Office. Introduced by Emir Cetinel (TR), Head of Operations, Future Talent Council

Time

10:40

Session

Break with refreshments

Time

11:00

Session

A Vision for Talent: Diversity, Inclusion, Success

Dr. Lisa Coleman
Senior Vice President for Global Inclusion & Strategic Innovation
NYU

Monroe France
Senior Associate Vice President for Global Engagement & Inclusive Leadership
NYU

Time

11:30

Session

Hybrid Workforce: The Changing Landscape of Collaboration

Prof. Mark Mortensen (U.S), Professor of organizational behavior, INSEAD Business School

Time

12:00

Session

Lunch

Time

13:30

Session

The Future World-Leaders: Student Panel

Time

13:50

Session

What CEOs Say: The Future is Focused on Talent

Ayman Ashour (UAE)
CEO, Siemens
Lama Chivi (UAE)
CEO of Babilou Group
Omar M. Almahmoud (UAE)
CEO, ICT Fund, TDRA
Alaa AbuSiam (JO)
CEO, Egis
Moderator: Katherine Drummond (U.S)
CHRO, NYU Abu Dhabi

Time

14:30

Session

The Future of Work is Learning

Nancy W. Gleason (U.S)
Director of the Hilary Ballon Center for Teaching and Learning and an Associate Professor of Practice in Political Science at NYU Abu Dhabi

Time

15:00

Session

Break with refreshments

Time

15:15

Session

Talent Development in the Digital Age

Dr. Arif Al Hammadi
Executive Vice President, Khalifa University
Dr. Philip Quirke
Executive Dean of Education, Higher Colleges of Technology
Prof. Michael Allen
Ass. Provost for Faculty Affairs & Research, Zayed University
Moderator: Sharan Singh (TT), Managing Director, Minerva Project

Time

15:45

Session

Roundtables (rooms 1-4)

Room 1: Future Skills

Introduction by Nancy W. Gleason (U.S)
Director of the Hilary Ballon Center for Teaching and Learning and an Associate Professor of Practice in Political Science at NYU Abu Dhabi

Room 2: Hybrid Workforce: A New Talent Strategy For a New Time

Introduction talk by Mark Mortensen,
Professor of organizational behavior at INSEAD Business School
Roundtable facilitated by Emir Cetinel, Future Talent Council

Room 3: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: What “Belonging” Looks Like Post-Pandemic

Room 4: Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding: Attracting and Retaining Talent in a New Era

Introduction talk by Simona Bembo (IT) on using AI for matching talent with employers. Roundtable dialogue facilitated by Luc Jones (IN)
Head of Senior Level Permanent Staffing – India, Randstad

Time

16:45

Session

Executive Summary & Thank You

Agenda, Oct 6

If you have any questions in regards to the agenda, please email [email protected]

Oct 6

09:00

Session

Breakfast

Oct 6

10:00

Session

Recap day 1, and Welcome to day 2

Daniel Kjellsson, CEO, Future Talent Council

Oct 6

10:00

Session

What 500 Million Workers Want:

Trend report From Inside the World’s Largest Workforces

Luc Jones (IN), Head of Senior Level Permanent Staffing, Randstad India

Oct 6

10:25

Session

Storytelling for Stronger Careers, Organizations, and Societies

Nicole Cattell (U.S), Emmy Award Winning filmmaker, Guggenheim Fellow in Filmmaking, and VP at Strayer University

Oct 6

11:00

Session

Break with refreshments

Oct 6

11:15

Session

A Time for Talent Leaders to Act:
What 2030 Leadership Looks Like

Sofian Lamali (SA), Global Head of Leadership Development, SABIC

Oct 6

11:45

Session

Roundtables

Room 9: Skills Development Strategy

Introduction by Stuart Vohmann (AUS), CEO and founder of Exceller8
Roundtable facilitated by Sofian Lamali, Global Head of Leadership Development, SABIC

 

Room 5: Future of Education: What is the Value Proposition of the Next-Gen Educational Institution?
Introduction by Sharan Singh, Managing Director, Minerva Project

Oct 6

12:45

Session

Thank you & Next steps

Monroe France, Senior Associate Vice President for Global Engagement & Inclusive Leadership
NYU

Oct 6

13:00

Session

Lunch

Quick Facts

  • October 5-6, 2022
  • NYU Abu Dhabi
  • Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • WhatsApp: +90 532 417 19 58

Covid-19 Protocol

To enter public spaces in Abu Dhabi, such as NYU, you need to show a “Green Pass” on the Alhosn app.

1. Download the app from Appstore or Google Play
2. Register
3. If you are arriving to the UAE, quick PCR tests are available at all airports. Results are being automatically submitted to the app – and your status changes from “Unverified” to “Green”

Membership

Memberships are organizational and by nomination

Governance

A limited corporation governed under Swedish law, and the EU Transparency Act

Independence

Future Talent Council is independent, impartial and not tied to any special interests

 

Locations

Globally distributed organization headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden

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