The conference was the third such event by the Engineering Function in the country and had the theme, ‘Reliable Leadership in Difficult Times’. The event was held at the Company's headquarters in Al Shaheen, Riyadh, on Sunday 25 of Jumada 1434 AH (5 May 2013 AD).
Engineer Suleiman AlWabel, General Director of Safety Engineering Department, explained: “The Conference was a good opportunity to discuss issues with some of BAE Systems most senior engineers. The meeting should help with the development of national engineering capabilities.”
Engineer AlWabel expanded that the main speakers gave lectures on the best ways to help with the development of local engineering talent and enabled many of the delegates to contribute to the discussions.