Session Chairs: Aseel Humoodi, ADCO; Yasmine El Sayegh, Shell
The oil and gas industry’s fast changing demographics created by the influx of a young generation of industry professionals and an ageing, experienced crew present a new set of challenges that need to be fast transformed into opportunities. Increasing awareness on the expectations of both generations as well as the employing companies and contrasting them with the realities is a first step towards addressing this issue. The fact that the industry is regionally undergoing accelerated growth plans to meet rising energy demands further compounds the need for timely action. The case for embracing diversity in all its manifestations becomes a key strategic choice enabling the attraction, development, and retention of talent.
Session Chairs: Fatima Al Najjar, ZADCO; Faeeza Al Katheeri, ADNOC; Audrey Reznik, ExxonMobil
This session will address the following:
Session Chairs: Abdullah Al Shami, Petroleum Institute; Janine Lau-Pope, NPCC
In this interactive roundtable session, you will have the opportunity to share your thoughts on a variety of topics pertaining to diversity with our senior executive panel. Topics to be discussed include:
This is an opportunity to share with today’s decision-makers the progress that has been made and what issues still remain. Following the roundtable feedback, there will be a panel session with the executives to share the roundtable’s conclusions and areas to focus on going forward.
Session Chairs: Amy Omar, ExxonMobil; Muna Al Alawi, ADNOC