Held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU)

  Focus Areas

The Future of Work

  • The digital future of work
  • Organizing for the age of urgency
  • Retraining and reskilling employees in the age of automation
  • The value added to business by AI and data

Driving Continuous Innovation

  • Leadership role and innovation team identity
  • Employee empowerment to achieve innovation
  • Diversity and integration to achieve innovation

Creating Diverse and Inclusive Work Environments

  • Developments in Positive Psychology
  • Developments in Happiness Research
  • Happiness Indicators

Advancements in Quality Management and Excellence

  • Service quality
  • Quality and governance
  • Quality management technology and tools
  • Standards for virtual organizations and virtual employees

Realizing the potential of Islamic finance

  • Islamic financial markets and institutions
  • Strategic management of Islamic finance
  • Islamic corporate governance
  • Sustaining the future of Islamic finance
  • Innovation in Islamic finance
  • Size and competition of Islamic finance