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SPE Talent and Retention Workshop: 
Branding—Looking at it From Both Sides

10 March 2013

Manama, Bahrain | Bahrain Exhibition Centre

Schedule Overview

Sunday, 10 March 2013

0800–0900

Welcome Refreshments, Registration, and Badge Collection

0900–0905

Hotel Safety and Security Briefing

0905–0920

Welcome Remarks from Workshop Co-Chair Najwa Al-Azaimi, Saudi Aramco

0920–0940

Opening Keynote Address—What is Branding?

0940–1005

Session 1: How can Branding Affect Gender Issues in HR?

1005-1020

Coffee Break

1020-1110

Roundtable Discussion

Discussion Leaders:

  • Fatima Al Najjar, Head of Manpower Development Dept, ZADCO
  • Hisham Zubari, Deputy CEO, Tatweer Petroleum
  • Shoroq Al Malki, Chief Human Capital Officer in Qatar Museums Authority

1110–1130

Team Building—Facilitated by Fahim Firfiray, Petroleum Development Oman

1130-1145

Presentation from Bassma Al Seyoufi, Language Training Institutes Div. Director, Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia

1145-1200

Group Photo

1200-1300

Luncheon and Prayers

1300–1330

Young Professionals’ Insights

Speakers:

  • Marwa Omar, Baker Hughes
  • Mohammad Taqi, Schlumberger
  • Smina Mahroqui, Petroleum Development Oman
  • Tasneem Sharif, Saudi Aramco

1330–1345

Sharing Experiences from the Attendees

1345–1445

Session 2: Panel Session—The Challenges of Internal and External Branding

Speakers:

  • Khalid Al-Buraik, Vice President Petroleum Engineering and Development, Saudi Aramco
  • Ghassan Mirdad, Head of Operations, Schlumberger Saudi Arabia and Bahrain
  • Intisar Al Kindi, Exploration Director, PDO

1445-1500

Closing Keynote Speech

1500-1505

Raffle Draw

1505-1530

Workshop Wrap-up by Workshop Co-Chair Wadii Al Karkouri, Schlumberger