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3rd Annual HR Leaders in Africa 2014


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3rd Annual HR Leaders in Africa - 9-11 June 2014 (Lagos, Nigeria) Contact me at for more details

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  • 3rd Annual HR Leaders in Africa - Lagos,Nigeria Through the show’s comprehensive coverage of the profession and offering value-added learning to every team member in the HR function, the show has been the most inclusive HR event in the region drawing participation from a CHRO level to new HR business partners across all major industries. The HR Leaders Africa attracts HR professionals from the whole of Africa.
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  • 1. 9 – 11 June 2014 | Lagos | Nigeria #HRLeadersAfrica From The Organisers Of Organised By AFROCETConferences, Exhibitions and Training Gold Sponsor Silver Sponsor Exhibitor Media Partner WHAT YOUR PEERS ARE SAYING ABOUT HR LEADERS IN AFRICA: TWO HARD HITTING PRE CONFERENCE MASTERCLASSES: 9th June – Don’t miss out on practical lessons to change the way you run your business MASTERCLASS A Elements of Success™: A SHRM Talent And Competency Model MASTERCLASS B STRATEGIC WORKFORCE PLANNING - RIGHT PEOPLE, RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME WHAT WILL INSPIRE YOU THIS YEAR? Ground-breaking guru Chester Elton brings you the latest thinking on motivation, leadership and engagement Author and HR Motivation Guru CHESTER ELTON FEATURING Best in class speakers including TOTAL E&P Nigeria Ltd George Oyetola Head, HR Policies & Job Administration DAL Group Adebayo Akinloye Group Career & Succession Planning Manager KPMG Yetunde Kanu Associate Director People and Change Dangote Industries Limited Paramjit Pabby Group Chief Human Resource Officer Accion Microfinance Bank Limited Emmanuel Michael Head Human Resources British American Tobacco Nigeria Adediran Aderemi Head of HR Operations West Africa Area Top class, brilliant facilitators, I’m really pleased I came The learning was more enriching than an MBA/MSc rolled into one A must attend Attendance should be made compulsory for any forward thinking HR practitioner Featuring the world’s best brands – Total, Guiness, KPMG, Samsung and over 20 more key organisations speaking Including the best employers in Africa and around the globe to share with you their expertise Cross industry perspectives: multi- sector viewpoints from HR thought leaders Helen Victor Ebhaleme Head Business Consulting First Bank Nigeria Ibrahim Mustapha Shehu Senior Supervisor Central Bank of Nigeria Mohammed Aminu Area HR Manager, North Nigerian Bottling Company Elizabeth Okonji Learning and Resource Manager  Resourcery PLC Making Your People The Core Of Corporate Success To Register Contact Tarina Newcastle +971 52 7997602 or
  • 2. WELCOME TO THE AFRICA’S MOST INFLUENTIAL GATHERING OF HR PROFESSIONALS WHAT’S NEW THIS YEAR In 2014 we host one of HR’s iconic thinkers and trendsetters. Armed with a new best seller and findings of a survey of 300,000 managers, Chester Elton will share the latest thinking on employee recognition and motivation – a key ingredient in your retention mix. What was big Just got bigger The interactive guru day, conference and masterclass format brings you more, content, greater interaction and better networking to make you an effective agent of growth in your business. We have increased opportunities to interact with speakers and panelists as well as network with close to 150 influential peers and industry figures to enrich your experience. This isn’t an unfocussed trade show – it’s a decision making gathering with the people who are really shaping the direction of HR and talent management in Africa ONE WEEK IN LAGOS 365 DAYS of Inspiration No matter where you are in your HR career, this year the show promises to deliver great value through many learning and networking opportunities that will keep you inspired and fired up to be more successful. With a speaker line up of world- class guru, regional and international HR trendsetters, HR Leaders in Africa is the place where tomorrow’s strategies are discussed and transformational expertise is exchanged. THE SHOW AT A GLANCE MONDAY 9 JUNE PRE-SUMMIT MASTERCLASSES TUESDAY 10 JUNE Conference Day One Chester Elton Guru Day WEDNESDAY 11 JUNE Conference Day TWO African Leaders Who comes to the show? Through the show’s comprehensive coverage of the profession and offering value-added learning to every team member in the HR function, the show has been the most inclusive HR event in the region drawing participation from a CHRO level to new HR business partners across all major industries. The HR Leaders Africa attracts HR professionals from the whole of Africa. Whether you are in recruitment, learning or a HR generalist, the HR Leaders this year promises to grow your professional network meeting and sharing ideas with individuals that will have a real impact on how successful you are in your job. Through our structured and facilitated networking hub, you are guaranteed to meet new peers to exchange tips and best practice. 3 days of learning, networking and unlimited inspiration It’s a fantastic chance to hear their latest thinking and offerings that will enable you to transform your HR operations and stay ahead of the curve. Find out what’s new and innovative in recruitment, learning and development, technology and analytics as well as performance management and employee benefits. DUBAI - Tel: +971 4 335 2437 | Fax: +971 4 335 2438 | Email: | NIGERIA - Tel: +234 809 999 9246 +234 809 999 9256 | Email: | Web: www.hrleadersafrica.comTo Register Contact Tarina Newcastle +971 52 7997602 or
  • 3. Conference DAY ONE Chester Elton Guru Day Tuesday | 10 June 2014 Called the “apostle of appreciation” by the Globe and Mail, Canada´s largest newspaper, and “creative and refreshing” by the New York Times, Chester Elton is co-author of several international best sellers. Step 1 Define your Burning Platform Step 2 Create a Customer Focus Step 7 Establish Clear Accountability Step 3 Develop Agility Step 6 Root for Each Other Step 5 Partner with Your Talent Step 4 Share Everything Engaged Enabled Energized High- Performance Culture Chester has authored and co-authored 6 New York Times best sellers in a row and his work on workplace recognition in “The Carrot Principle” is the seminal work on the subject. “The Orange Revolution” took the concept of teamwork to the next level. Now with “All In: How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Deliver Big Results!” the concepts of getting the right culture at work and how right culture is every company’s competitive advantage, are again changing the way leaders look at their people and their unique advantage in their markets. As founder of the global consulting company The Culture Works, Chester works with the leadership teams of firms such as Cigna, American Express, Proctor & Gamble, AT&T and Texas Roadhouse. How Great Leaders Use Recognition to Develop a Culture of Belief, & Deliver Big Results! In this very interactive and engaging session based on The Gostick & Elton New York Times best selling book, “All In” and research from over 300,000 surveys on high performance organization from Towers Watson, Chester will teach leaders how to Engage, Enable and Energize their workforce through the power of recognition or “Rooting for Each Other” (step 6). The simple formula of E+E+E outlines how these high performance organizations deliver extraordinary results through creating the right culture at work. This workshop will focus in energizing your people through effective recognition. In short, to get your people “All In” and committed at your organization. With case studies from the financial and services worlds to professional sports this session will: • Show how the best companies reinforce their culture through recognition • Best practices in recognition • How and when to reward and recognize. • How to make a world class presentation • Everyday low cost and no cost ideas to reward, engage and energize your people Elton is famous for his highly engaging and interactive sessions. In this session the use of multi-media and highly interactive exercises will draw out the best thinking in the session. This full day session will have your leaders thinking of ways to engage their people in a positive way that the research shows drives exceptional results to the bottom line. CONFERENCE AGENDA 8.30 Registration 9.00 Guru session 10.00 Speed networking 10.30 Refreshment break 11.00 Guru session​ 12.00 KPMG - Perspectives on Talent Risk – by Yetunde Kanu (Associate Director, People and Change) 12.30 Lunch 14.00 Guru session 16.00 Close of Day 1 How great leaders use recognition to develop a culture of belief and deliver big results DUBAI - Tel: +971 4 335 2437 | Fax: +971 4 335 2438 | Email: | NIGERIA - Tel: +234 809 999 9246 +234 809 999 9256 | Email: | Web: www.hrleadersafrica.comTo Register Contact Tarina Newcastle +971 52 7997602 or
  • 4. PanelDiscussion PanelDiscussion 08:15 Registration and Morning Refreshments 09:00 Chairman’s Opening Remarks 09.15 Interactive Polling Session - Live Statistics Generated By The Audience Setting the tone for the rest of the agenda, this session will help you put matters in perspective and generate data and statistics to support your compensation and benefits practices. 09:30 Panel Discussion: Empowering HR – engaging with and equipping executive management to respond to HR challenges ƒƒ How important is talent management to your company strategy ƒƒ Which HR competencies are your senior management looking for – demonstrating your business value add ƒƒ How do leaders identify the talent gaps in the organization and how do they plan to fill them? ƒƒ Considering HR not as a cost centre but as a profit centre ƒƒ Is talent management on your monthly dashboard? Emmanuel Michael, Head, Human Resources, Accion Microfinance Bank Limited Wale Adediran, HR Director, Guinness Nigeria Oludare F. Arinde, Group Head, Human Resources, Forte Oil Plc 10:15 Panel discussion: Career and talent development strategies for high performers in Africa ƒƒ Linking career and organisational development to your business objectives and addressing your competency shortages ƒƒ Communicating career development plans to staff ƒƒ Creating new opportunities and overcoming flat structures – enabling horizontal movement, redefining hierarchies and interim job opportunity engagement ƒƒ How career development is critical to engagement, retention and upward mobility Kunle Olaifa, Head - Human Resources West Africa, Samsung Ibiai A. Ani, Managing Consultant, The Daisy Management Centre Ltd Adebayo Akinloye, Group Career & Succession Planning Manager, DAL Group, Sudan - North Africa 11:00 Morning Refreshment and networking break 11:30 Cultivating women employees on the career path to leadership ƒƒ An assessment of company diversity and inclusion initiatives: where are we seeing the big wins? ƒƒ Breaking down cultural barriers for women working offshore and adapting field conditions for longer retention of female employees ƒƒ Successfully adapting the employee value proposition (EVP) for women ƒƒ 3 simple steps for improving the oil & gas brand perception for women ƒƒ How to attract, retain and develop female employees into empowered leaders Tampiri Akemu, Capacity Development– West & Central Africa, AMSCO 12:00 Addressing leadership shortages – developing the next generation of leaders ƒƒ Implementing dynamic succession planning strategies for business continuity and growth ƒƒ Identifying the skills and traits of a good leader - who is ready to be successfully developed? ƒƒ Locating strengths and gaps in your leadership pipeline and planning the development of local talent ƒƒ Analysing the latest trends in succession planning and filling key leadership positions within your organisation - identifying and fast tracking the leaders of tomorrow 12.30 Local content - Overcoming the challenges to effective nationalization of the workforce ƒƒ Driving quality-based local development under global talent development and management principles ƒƒ Creating development plans to cultivate national talent into senior technical positions ƒƒ Successfully marketing the energy sector against competing industries ƒƒ Long term talent management perspectives for Africa Paramjit Pabby, Group Chief Human Resource Officer, Dangote Industries Limited 13:00 Lunch and Networking Opportunity 14:15 Critical tools for bolstering employee retention ƒƒ Processes to facilitate meaningful career development discussions between employees and their supervisors ƒƒ Tailoring your employee value proposition (EVP) to the region and Maslow’s hierarchy of needs ƒƒ Harnessing the IOCs breadth of location to move employees and cultivate experience: what solutions are available to NOCs in this space? ƒƒ Solutions to combat the negative effects of the ‘boredom factor’ offshore 15:00 Understanding performance management ƒƒ Mapping effective systems for performance management ƒƒ Understanding your performance management goals ƒƒ The role of apprasials,tracking and KPIs George Oyetola, Head, HR Policies & Job Administration, TOTAL E&P Nigeria Ltd 15:30 Afternoon Refreshments and Networking Opportunity 16:00 The evolving role of HR as business partner to identify talents and develop future leaders ƒƒ How can HR facilitate business success through talent & leadership? ƒƒ How the profile of the ideal leader has changed? ƒƒ Identifying talents to develop “sustainable leaders” Bryan Morris, Strategic and Transformational Human Resources Executive, WENL 16.30 Adapting HR practices for successful talent acquisition and leader building ƒƒ Comparing the current “baby-boomer” workforce with the next generation: understanding the differences in order to successfully develop new talent ƒƒ Adapting to new expectations in order to attract, retain and motivate the next generation ƒƒ Pinpointing innovation capability as the industry moves into new and evermore complex business models Adediran Aderemi, Head of HR Operations West Africa Area, British American Tobacco Nigeria 17:00 Close of Conference Day Two Wednesday | 11 June 2014Conference DAY TWOPanelDiscussion BOOK BEFORE 31 March 2014 AND SAVE UPTO US$1,000 DUBAI - Tel: +971 4 335 2437 | Fax: +971 4 335 2438 | Email: | NIGERIA - Tel: +234 809 999 9246 +234 809 999 9256 | Email: | Web: To Register Contact Tarina Newcastle +971 52 7997602 or
  • 5. Monday | 9 June 2014 Partner With Us Was it worthwhile for past delegates? The most influential HR show in Africa with real decision making participants. Don’t miss out. How HR Leaders will help you Showcase your services this year to Africa’s top HR professionals and grow your client base with fresh influential leads from across the region and new markets. The show continues to be the ultimate platform for vendors to launch new products and services by bringing you to the front of line and giving you exclusive access to decisions makers. Remind your existing clients why you are their vendor of choice by being there to share your latest and demonstrate your market leadership and support to the HR community. SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES Do you need to raise your company’s profile amongst heads of L&D, OD and HR in Africa? Position yourself as a market leader in the field of talent and organisational development and meet top decision makers in this discipline. Our customised sponsorship packages are designed to give your brand targeted exposure and increase your client base with speaking and networking opportunities. ÎÎ Generate high value sales leads in the region’s top organisations ÎÎ Launch and promote new products to the HR, OD and L&D Directors ÎÎ Build loyalty with your clients’ key decision makers ÎÎ Position your company as leading the sector in front of an influential audience ÎÎ Broker new contracts and business partnerships Africa is a key frontier for most multi-national companies, but they face challenges supporting business growth. Position your company as an expert and help regional HR professionals drive world class HR performance. MASTERCLASSES 2 Pre conference masterclasses led by expert facilitators with 50+ years of HR experience collectively More learning by doing Masterclass A Registration: 8.30am 9.00 – 12.30 Elements of Success™: A SHRM Talent And Competency Model This workshop is for senior HR managers and other key stakeholders to develop an understanding of the potential strategic advantage to be gained through best practice and high performance HR. Objectives: By the end of this workshop participants will be able to: • Clearly and objectively differentiate ‘talent’ from employee and ‘competencies’ from tasks or routine • Understand the objective, scientific and value added rationale for making this distinction • Learn about the SHRM 2013 Global Competency Model for HR practitioners • Apply the Elements of Success™ model to their human capital inventory and career development goals • Develop a competency model for a real position within their organisation Led by Brad Boyson Executive Director SHRM MEA Masterclass B Registration and Lunch: 12.30pm 13.30 – 17.30 STRATEGIC WORKFORCE PLANNING - RIGHT PEOPLE, RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME On the top of list of HR challenges, you will find aligning people strategy to business strategy and shaping the organisation so that it is agile enough to deal with both expected and unexpected events. The answer is Strategic Workforce Planning. Objectives: At this masterclass, you will learn how to: • Develop HR contribution from data to insight and use qualitative and quantitative information about your human resources in support of business strategy • Understand methods for ensuring that the demand for people - numbers, knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values - are matched with supply of such attributes • Design a process by which people considerations are raised in the business strategy-setting debate and to ensure that business-based plans are put in place for the people outcomes of this debate Contact Faariss Khalil on +971 4 407 2516 or for more information. Wonderful and world-class. Very engaging and forward looking, interactive and thought provoking Felix Ekpo Senior manager – Admin/HR Hull Blyth Nigeria Ltd Found the programme innovative, interesting and highly revealing for both HR and non-HR professionals Hassam Salisu Head Management Development Services Dangote Group Very insightful and educative. An eye opener to new HR issues Especially timely for the public sector where HRM is evolving Marcellina Ibuke HR Jagal Pharma Ltd Bofadele Dapo-Thomas Director (Establishments) LASG Office of Estates DUBAI - Tel: +971 4 335 2437 | Fax: +971 4 335 2438 | Email: | NIGERIA - Tel: +234 809 999 9246 +234 809 999 9256 | Email: | Web: BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND To Register Contact Tarina Newcastle +971 52 7997602 or
  • 6. 9 – 11 June 2014 | Lagos | Nigeria #HRLeadersAfrica Please þ the session/s you wish to attend: DELEGATE DETAILS First Name: Surname: Job Title: Company: Address: Postal Code: Country: City: Tel: Mobile: Fax: Email: CALL: +971 4 335 2483 E-MAIL: GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE AY2027 BU33 HUMAN RESOURCESPR/EH Conference fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance by email. All registrations are subject to our terms and conditions which are available at Please read them as they include important information. By submitting your registration you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions in full.   Price Before 31 March 2014 Price Before 21 April 2014 Price Before 12 May 2014 Final Price Government Conference + 2 Workshops $1,800 $1,900 $2,000 $2,100 Conference + 1 Workshop $1,400 $1,500 $1,600 $1,700 Conference Only $1000 $1100 $1200 $1300 Workshop Only (per Workshop) $600 $650 $700 $750 Non-Government and Private Enterprises Conference + 2 Workshops $2,400 $2,500 $2,600 $2,700 Conference + 1 Workshop $1,800 $1,900 $2,000 $2,100 Conference Only $1200 $1300 $1400 $1500 Workshop Only (per Workshop) $800 $850 $900 $950 Five Easy Ways To Register Informa Middle East Ltd. P.O Box 9428, Dubai, UAE +971 4 335 2438 +971 4 335 2437 Dubai Contact: +234 809 999 9246 +234 809 999 9256 Nigeria Contact: EVENT VENUE: Lagos | Nigeria ACCOMMODATION DETAILS We highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Informa Hospitality Desk for assistance on: Tel: +971 4 407 2693 Fax: +971 4 407 2517 Email: O J © Copyright informa Middle East Limited PAYMENTS A confirmation letter and invoice will be sent upon receipt of your registration. Please note that full payment must be received prior to the event. Only those delegates whose fees have been paid in full will be admitted to the event. CANCELLATION If you are unable to attend, a substitute delegate will be welcome in your place. Registrations cancelled more than 7 days before the Event are subject to a $200 administration charge. Registration fees for registrations cancelled 7 days or less before the Event must be paid in full. Substitutions are welcome at any time. All registrations are subject to acceptance by Informa which will be confirmed to you in writing. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the programme may change and Informa reserves the right to alter the venue and/or speakers or topics. AVOID VISA DELAYS – BOOK NOW Please contact Nigerian embassy in your country of residence regarding your visa.