Wellbeing at Work Event
February 2018

Wellbeing at Work Event, UAE

The Event

Learn from the experts to create a happy & healthy workforce, improve productivity & retain talent

The Wellbeing at Work Event is a one-day conference in in Dubai for HR professionals, business leaders and consultants. Come and learn from experts and peers about the latest wellbeing and happiness developments and successes that are enhancing individual and organisational performance in companies across the UAE region.

Global communications and technologies are changing the world of work and employers are continuing to ask more of their employees. The Wellbeing at Work Event aims to provide a forum for businesses to hear, meet and discuss wellbeing initiatives with leading experts and practioners to equip businesses with the tools to introduce or improve wellbeing programmes in the workplace.

The Event will include a programme of influential speakers, debating panels, workshops and networking sessions where delegates can ask questions, exchange ideas and share experiences on a subject that has the potential to change the world of work.

  • Increase staff happiness

    Studies confirm that happy employees are 12% more productive & work more effectively, creatively, and collaboratively

  • Outperform your competitors

    Companies that prioritise employee engagement and wellbeing outperform competitors by at least 10%.

  • Improve staff retention

    A highly engaged workforce has the potential to reduce staff turnover by up to 87%.

  • A key priority in Government

    The UAE government is keen to transform all government ministries and institutions by creating a happy work environment

2017 Speakers

Below are our 2017 speakers. Our 2018 programme will be announced later this year
Dr Sven Rohte

Chief Commercial Officer, Daman

Michael Lahyani

CEO, Propertyfinder.ae

Dr. Nadia Bastaki

Vice President – Medical Services, Etihad Airways

Anu Daga

Head of HR, DHL Express

Dr. Mansoor Anwar Habib

Senior Director – Employee Wellness & Happiness, du

Cedric Betis

Chairman, Dubai Holding Wellness Committee

Marisa Talamonti

Group HR Director – MENA, Virgin Mobile

Kabira Bhatporia

HR Director – MENA, Jones Lang LaSalle

Dr. Richard Jenkins

Vice President Medical Services, Emirates Airline

Emma Carbery

Founder & Managing Director, The Work Place Yogi

Glenn Saldana

Head of Employee Wellbeing, Dubai Airports

Fatima Haidar

CHRO, Hamad Medical Corporation

Lynette Oat

Chief Growth Officer, Optum International

Maha Zaatari

Managing Director, Great Place to Work, UAE

Margaret Rolo

Head of Global New Business Development Employee, Optum International

Fadi Chamat

Regional Executive Director, Omnicom

Guillaume Mariole

CEO & Co Founder, Ignite

Oliver Baxter

Insight Programme Manager, Herman Miller

Lisa Rowe

Vice President – Corporate Health & Wellbeing EMEA, Optum International

Professor Dr. Justin James Kennedy

Neuroscientist & Executive Coaching Psychologist

Dr. Justin Thomas

Associate Professor, Zayed University

Latifa Soobedar

Founder & CEO, Corporate Wellness Dubai

Linda Jarnhamn

Founder & Managing Director, HRInspireMe

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