A regional Human Resource conference is pushing for greater collaboration as part of efforts aimed at strengthening the human resource profession in the new digital age.
The event, the third East Africa HR Conference is being held as from today Tuesday, April 19 to Friday, April, 22, in Kampala, Uganda.
The conference seeks to engage delegates in provocative discussions with leading-edge thinkers who are shaping the workforce. Delegates will discuss topics that deepen their understanding of vital issues impacting the HR professional in the East African region through engaging in plenary discussions and interactive thematic sessions.
The conference’s objectives include creating awareness of the power of collaboration to achieve greater goals, elaborating on how HR can take lead in the creation of a better economy for the East African Community and gathering insights and practical approaches to support inter-trade within Africa.
Further, the conference will discuss coming up with strategies that support performance excellence in the HR profession in the region and creating an action plan for predicting the future as well as responding to changing workforce, market and cultural demands.
The event comes after the Institute of Human Resource Council meeting with Fellows of the Institute, the most senior practitioners in the HR profession, held last week in Nairobi in which the HR professionals were explained the changing shift in the new workplace that now focuses on developing future leaders, rapidly developing workplace skills and capabilities and fostering knowledge sharing and collaboration.
In the past two years, the Institute of Human Resources, the regulator of the HR Profession in Kenya, has been bringing together HR professionals in the East African region together with the aim of deliberating on their continued growth of the profession.
This year’s conference will emphasize on the thematic areas of collaboration and Pan Africanism.