Motivational strategy for Emiratis - Abu Dhabi University’s Emiratisation Forum is attending The Emiratisation Forum, the leading Emiratisation event in the UAE, to be held on 30th May 2010 at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi, is set to tackle issues relating to the retention of UAE nationals in private companies.

Focused on ‘Improving Retention by Harnessing Motivation’, the two-day forum, organised by Abu Dhabi University (ADU), is expected to present a deeper understanding of the key principles of employee motivation that lead to securing better retention rates of Emiratis in private sector organisations across the UAE. His Excellency Omar Bamadhaf, Chairman of Sundus Management Consultancy, an Abu Dhabi-based Recruitment and HR Consultancy, will deliver the forum’s opening remarks.

The forum is also focusing on strengthening the Emirati workforce within the different sectors of the economy. Hosted by Aim Events, the conference and events division of ADU, the forum is being held in the presence of top local and international expertise and decision-makers, and will feature Dr. Bob Nelson, master motivator and bestselling author who will give the keynote speech on the importance of team building with creativity and innovative thinking.

Other speakers include Eng. Faisal Al Kamali, leading motivator and Head of Infrastructure, Aldar Properties; Hassan Al Hosani, Manpower Development Division Manager, Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA); H. Amin Carter, Senior Retention Advisor, Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO); Dr. Alia Al Serkal, Senior Director – Recruitment, du; Dr. Salwa Al Nuaimi, Vice President Talent Acquisition Human Resources, Etihad Airways and Gary Hazel, Manager of Training, The Injazat Institute.

The forum also features a series of networking sessions and interactive workshops, allowing industry experts to provide coaching and mentoring to Emirati executives, as well as equipping them with effective career guidance and counselling strategies.

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) is the forum’s Diamond Sponsor for the event and the Injazat Institute and Eithad Airways are the Gold sponsors. More information about the forum can be found on the event’s website,

One response to “Motivational strategy for Emiratis - Abu Dhabi University’s Emiratisation Forum”

The Emiratisation Forum has been opened by excellent presentation and very practical thoughts of His Excellency Omar Bamadhaf, Chairman of Sundus Management Consultancy. 'Evaluate your Talent from the get go!'. In the nutshell companies have to make sure that they evaluate and tailor career development and talent management programs according individual needs and talents of each young Emirati!

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