The fourth industrial revolution is far closer than we think, set to become the global epicentre of innovation, government entities and large enterprises across the GCC are currently equipping the next -generation of male and female national talent with globally competitive skills in artificial intelligence, space engineering, blockchain and robotics.

The Nationalisation 4.0 Summit will be the first of its kind to focus on emerging technical skills of the future in the GCC and is set to take place 1-2 October 2018 in Dubai. This high calibre event will gather government officials, heads of Nationalisation, HR managers, learning and development directors from public and private sectors to address their plans and challenges in equipping today’s professionals with globally competitive skills for the 4th industrial revolution.

The second day of the summit, the Next Gen Women Leaders Arabia, will explore national visions across the region to dramatically increase women representation in government entities and will celebrate female leaders at the forefront of innovation across different industries and explore best practices in contributing to breaking the glass ceiling in the region.


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Why Attend?

Hear from government leaders about how nationals can be empowered to lead the 4th industrial revolution

Celebrate national women and men at the forefront of innovation across public and private sectors

Gain insight into emerging technical skills and how that impacts your HR nationalisation strategy

Learn about HR best practices in planning long-term retention strategies for national talent in the private sector

Who is it for?

VPs, Heads, Managers of Human Resources, Nationalisation, Learning and Development, Capacity Building and CSR

Government & Ministries

Banks and Financial Services


Aerospace & Defense






Be a part of our prestigious awards ceremony to recognise the achievements and innovations driven by visionary GCC nationals.

The high-profile award ceremony will be held in conjunction with Nationalisation 4.0 to celebrate HR visionaries who are making a real impact on nationalisation strategies to empower national human capital.

The second day of the event will be dedicated to champion and celebrate women trailblazers who are at the forefront of innovation in different industries at the Next-Gen Women Leaders Arabia Awards.

The Nationalisation Awards will be presented in the following organisational and individual level categories:

  • Chief Human Resources officer of the Year
  • HR Digital Champion of the Year
  • Best Recruitment and Nationalisation
  • Strategy of the Year
  • Best Capacity Building Scheme of the Year
  • Excellence Award: Professional of the Year
  • Government sector: Leader of the Year
  • 2018 Next-Gen Innovator
  • STEM Graduate Programme of the Year
  • 2018 Team of the Year

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