Posted on September 05, 2015

Launch, a series of associated learning events for Qatari nationals that focuses on developing the country’s future and existing leaders who are looking to enhance their career, further professional development and stay motivated, will host its second Conference on December 1-3 at the Marriott Renaissance, said The Peninsula.

The announcement for the second Launch conference follows the successful inaugural two-day Launch conference held earlier this year on April 26-27, 2015 at the Hilton Hotel Doha. The inaugural conference saw more than 150 Qatari professionals from a range of leading Qatari-based companies, including Ooredoo, Commercial Bank, RasGas, Qatar University, Qatari Diar, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar (VCUQatar), beIN SPORTS and INJAZ Qatar, participate in this highly engaging event.

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The second Conference will provide a unique and local platform for Qatari participants and includes a two-day conference as well as a third day of optional workshops for advanced pass holders only, all centering around the theme, “Mind and Motivation”. The leading international and local speakers that Launch participants will have the opportunity to listen to invited speakers, including: Bothaina Al Ansari, Ooredoo; Abdulaziz Al Khalifa, Qatar Development Bank; Sharoq Al Malki, Commercial Bank of Qatar (CBQ) Issa Al Mohannadi, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA); as well as an esteemed academic representative from HEC Paris.

Elizabeth Fleming, Founder of Launch, said: “We are delighted to be hosting the second Launch Conference later in the year, especially as all of our participants were so dedicated and enthusiastic during the inaugural event. Launch provides a local platform for Qatari participants to be challenged, grow and to continuously network. Furthermore, Launch is beneficial for Qatari Nationals who already have some business or career experience, who are looking to continue developing their career or professional practice.”