Summit focuses on digitization and AI



HE 2nd Annual HR Tech Saudi Summit — a prime initiative to bring together HR and IT professionals — organized by Dubai-based QnA International concluded on Tuesday in Al Faisaliah hotel in Riyadh.

Bringing together HR and IT professionals from the unique business landscape of Saudi Arabia, on a singular platform, they discuss the newest trends, ideas and disruptions. Tech and Talent Management remained at the forefront of the wide array of initiatives discussed at the two-day summit dedicated solely to and focused on HR Technology.

Themed around Driving Saudi’s HR Digital Transformation: The Future Is Now!, it is the only premier event for HR Tech in the Kingdom and is officially endorsed by “Digital Saudi” and supported by “Human Resources Development Fund”.

As Digitization and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are key enablers of the Saudi Arabia Vision 2030, HR and IT professionals discussed Saudi Arabia’s role in embracing technology and AI as well as the importance of wellness at work and aligning people, process and technology at the workplace. The Kingdom’s Vision 2030 is a roadmap outlining policies and strategies for the diversification and development of a thriving non-oil dependent economy.

The Summit also included discussion and debate on the Kingdom’s adoption of cutting-edge HR technologies, processes, and practices. Topics of discussion at the Summit will also include the newest trends, ideas and disruptions in HR technology such as The Future Of Work, Digital Leadership, Employee Experience, Talent Management, AI And Machine Learning, HR Digital Transformation and corporate culture. The two-day summit will help organizations to tackle the key issues of digital transformation, talent management, change management and employee engagement.

Imminent speakers addressed a way forward towards harnessing, honing and partaking in the skillsets of the government employees as well as those who work in private and other sectors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, followed by numerous discussions, insightful exchanges, and round table discussions.

Commenting on the event, Sidh N C, Director QnA International, said “the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has always been at the forefront when it comes to implementing latest innovations. As technology has revolutionized the way humans live and has greatly impacted the way organizations function, the world is going through the digital HR transformation that is redefining the future of work. In line with the Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia plans to increase investments in technology and lead the digital transformation in the region, the 2nd Annual HR Tech Saudi Summit works as a bridge in highlighting the HR Tech trends in the region, setting global benchmarks and a way forward to transform the HR system.” — SG