2019 MEPRA Leadership Majlis in partnership with The National Media Council, Hosted by Mubadala

2019 marks the 5th edition of the MEPRA Leadership Majlis, our signature conference in Abu Dhabi for senior communication professionals in the region. Hosted at the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the morning conference will explore the theme ‘Impact & Influence’ and focus on how communication professionals can remain relevant in a time of change for our industry.

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2019 marks the 5th edition of the MEPRA Leadership Majlis, our signature conference in Abu Dhabi for senior communication professionals in the region.  

Hosted at the Louvre Abu Dhabi, thanks to our partner Mubadala Investment Company, The morning conference will explore the theme ‘Impact & Influence’ and focus on how communication professionals can remain relevant in a time of change for our industry.

Through a mix of presentations, case studies and panel sessions, a wide range of industry topics will be addressed, including a behavioural approach to government communications, the changing face of modern media, the critical role of communications in organisational change and transformation, and how brands are embracing The Year of Tolerance, plus much more. The event will also provide plenty of opportunities to network with the industry’s elite.

MEPRA is proud to announce a headline partnership with the National Media Council for the second year, with His Excellency Director General Mansour Al Mansouri as our opening keynote speaker. Senior leaders from Government Communications Services UK, Mubadala, Etihad Aviation Group, The National, VICE Arabia, PRWeek and Arthur W. Page Society will also take the stage.

The 2019 MEPRA Leadership Majlis is supported by the National Media Council, Mubadala Investment Company,  Etihad Aviation Group,  Hanover Middle East, Four Communications Group, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Arthur W. Page Society and PRWeek.

Further speaker announcements and final agenda to come! 

To secure your seats, complete the form below or email community@mepra.org

 

Click here to download the Agenda

 

Watch the 2018 MEPRA Leadership Majlis Highlights: 

 

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Agenda and speakers

  • 5/2/19 9:00 - 5/2/19 9:15
    Welcome & Introduction

    Jonty Summers
    MEPRA Chair & Managing Director, Hanover Middle East
  • 5/2/19 9:15 - 5/2/19 9:45
    Q&A: Communications in a Turbulent World

    H.E. Mansour Al Mansouri
    Director General, National Media Council
  • 5/2/19 9:15 - 5/2/19 9:45
    Q&A Moderator: Communications in a Turbulent World

    Sunil John
    President Middle East, ASDA’A BCW
  • 5/2/19 9:45 - 5/2/19 10:10
    Presentation: A Behavioural Approach to Government Communications

    Alyson King
    Arabic Spokesperson & Senior Regional Communicator for MENA, UK Government
  • 5/2/19 10:10 - 5/2/19 10:45
    Panel Session: The Critical Role of Communications in Organisational Change & Transformation -Panellist

    Sara Kazim
    Vice President, Employee Engagement, Mubadala Investment Company
  • 5/2/19 10:10 - 5/2/19 10:45
    Panel Session: The Critical Role of Communications in Organisational Change & Transformation -Panellist

    Oliver Phillips
    Senior Advisor Policy and Communications, ADNOC
  • 5/2/19 10:10 - 5/2/19 10:45
    Panel Session: The Critical Role of Communications in Organisational Change & Transformation-Panellist

    Saeeda Jaffar
    Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal
  • 5/2/19 10:10 - 5/2/19 10:45
    Panel Session: The Critical Role of Communications in Organisational Change & Transformation-Moderator

    Archie Berens
    Chairman, Hanover Middle East
  • 5/2/19 10:45 - 5/2/19 11:05
    Q&A: Are CCO’s facing an existential crisis?

    Roger Bolton
    President, Arthur W. Page Society
  • 5/2/19 10:45 - 5/2/19 11:05
    Q&A Moderator: Are CCO’s facing an existential crisis?

    Brian Lott
    Chief Communications Officer, Mubadala Investment Company
  • 5/2/19 11:05 - 5/2/19 11:35
    Morning Break



  • 5/2/19 11:35 - 5/2/19 11:45
    MEPRA Fellowship Presentation

    Jonty Summers
    MEPRA Chair & Managing Director, Hanover Middle East
  • 5/2/19 11:45 - 5/2/19 12:10
    Presentation: The Big Beating Heart of Contemporary Communications

    Danny Rogers
    Editor in Chief, PRWeek UK
  • 5/2/19 12:10 - 5/2/19 12:35
    Panel Session: Embracing The Year of Tolerance -Panellist

    H.E. Jaber Saeed Al Lamki
    Executive Director of Media and Strategic Communications, National Media Council
  • 5/2/19 12:10 - 5/2/19 12:35
    Panel Session: Embracing The Year of Tolerance -Panellist

    Jamal Al Awadhi
    Vice President, Product & Guest Experience, Etihad Aviation Group
  • 5/2/19 12:10 - 5/2/19 12:35
    Panel Session: Embracing The Year of Tolerance -Panellist

    Rashed Al Harmoodi
    Senior Vice President & Head of External Corporate Relations, Mubadala Investment Company
  • 5/2/19 12:10 - 5/2/19 12:35
    Panel Session: Embracing The Year of Tolerance -Panellist

    Omer Elnaiem
    Campaign and Advocacy Officer - MENA, UNHCR
  • 5/2/19 12:10 - 5/2/19 12:35
    Panel Session: Embracing The Year of Tolerance -Moderator

    Ray Eglington
    Group Managing Director, Four Communications Group
  • 5/2/19 12:45 - 5/2/19 1:05
    Panel Session: The changing face of modern media -Panellist

    Mina Al-Oraibi
    Editor in Chief, The National
  • 5/2/19 12:35 - 5/2/19 1:05
    Panel Session: The changing face of modern media -Panellist

    Oliver Woodley
    Senior Vice President and Commercial Director, Vice Media
  • 5/2/19 12:35 - 5/2/19 1:05
    Panel Session: The changing face of modern media -Panellist

    Jeremy Lawrence

  • 5/2/19 12:45 - 5/2/19 1:05
    Panel Session: The changing face of modern media -Moderator

    Danny Rogers
    Editor in Chief, PRWeek UK
  • 5/2/19 1:05 - 5/2/19 1:15
    Event Close

    Jonty Summers
    MEPRA Chair & Managing Director, Hanover Middle East

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Ticket Type Price Spaces
Member Ticket
Receive 10% discount when purchasing five tickets or more.
AED600.00
Non-Member Ticket
Receive 10% discount when purchasing five tickets or more.
AED800.00