17 - 20 September, 2019
Singapore

Conference Day One – Wednesday 18 September 2019

8:00 am - 9:00 am Morning Refreshment and Registration

9:00 am - 9:10 am Opening Remarks from the Chairperson

Avery Banta, Director and Lead HRBP at Globe Telecom Philippines

Avery Banta

Director and Lead HRBP
Globe Telecom Philippines

9:10 am - 9:40 am Keynote: The Future of HR – How Should HR Stay Relevant and Valuable to the Business

·         What will HR’s biggest challenges be in the coming year?
·         Changing skills, structure and roles within HR
·         Automation and robotics 
Varun Bhatia, Chief People & Culture Officer at AirAsia

Varun Bhatia

Chief People & Culture Officer
AirAsia

·         How HR can take the lead in enhancing employee experience
·         Aligning employee experience to strategic business goals to drive productivity
·         Key challenges and possible solutions
·         Future outlook
Avery Banta, Director and Lead HRBP at Globe Telecom Philippines

Avery Banta

Director and Lead HRBP
Globe Telecom Philippines

Tricia Duran, Head of HR at Unilever Asia

Tricia Duran

Head of HR
Unilever Asia

Weerapat Sapakarn, Chief Human Resources Officer at FWD Insurance Thailand

Weerapat Sapakarn

Chief Human Resources Officer
FWD Insurance Thailand

Panchalee Weeratammawat, Vice President, HR Business Partner, Asia & Oceania Region at Nissan Motor Asia Pacific

Panchalee Weeratammawat

Vice President, HR Business Partner, Asia & Oceania Region
Nissan Motor Asia Pacific

Charlotte Brochoire, Global Transformation Manager at Danone Singapore

Charlotte Brochoire

Global Transformation Manager
Danone Singapore

10:20 am - 10:50 am Presentation: How a Collaborative Work Environment will Enable the Adoption of the Future Workspace Model

  • Overview of IDC brief on the Future of Work Collaboration
  • Top 5 trends impacting the future workforce
  • Preparing for the future enterprise
  • Barriers to a collaborative environment
  • An all-in-one solution is expected from HR to adopt the future workspace model: Case study of Lark
Joey Lim, Head of Sales, Asia Pacific at Lark Technologies

Joey Lim

Head of Sales, Asia Pacific
Lark Technologies

10:50 am - 11:30 am Speed Networking & Morning Tea

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Case Study: Driving Culture and Change Management in a Local Conglomerate

·      Implementing a successful change management campaign
·      Communicating the impact of organisational change successfully - changing mind sets when automation gets employees redeployed into different job roles and functions
·      Overcoming headwinds and obstacles in the tedious change management journey
Aloysius Budi Santoso, Chief Corporate Human Capital Development at PT Astra International Tbk

Aloysius Budi Santoso

Chief Corporate Human Capital Development
PT Astra International Tbk

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Case Study: Moments that Matter – Grab’s Experience Driven Approach to Onboarding

·         How to maintain consistent, personalised onboarding experiences during periods of rapid growth
·         From process-driven onboarding and induction to an experience-driven journey: A transformation roadmap
·         Crafting onboarding experiences that convert your company culture into a customer-centric powerhouse
·         Practical innovative onboarding tactics that drive both employee and manager engagement levels through the roof
Cornelius Chang, Head of People and Organisational Development at Grab

Cornelius Chang

Head of People and Organisational Development
Grab

Tegan Oakley, Head of Customer Success at Enboarder

Tegan Oakley

Head of Customer Success
Enboarder

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Networking Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Case Study: Key Success Factors in Driving Digital Transformation

·         Designing a transformation blueprint from a systemic lens – What will it take to make the journey successful
·         Developing digital leadership to lead and execute transformation
·         Correlating learning agility with profit margins and getting stakeholder buy-in
·         Building an organisational roadmap for successful HR transformation
Aek Ussivakul, Senior Vice President – Learning Platform and Data (Tech, Data Analytics and UX) at Siam Commercial Bank

Aek Ussivakul

Senior Vice President – Learning Platform and Data (Tech, Data Analytics and UX)
Siam Commercial Bank

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm Case Study: How HR Can Lead the Organisation Towards a Successful M&A Scenario

  • In these changing times wherein Acquisitions (inorganic growth) is the order of the day, how can HR lead?
  • How can HR integrate the transformation of culture, people and system across the organisation post merger and acquisition
  • What does it mean for HR to be a true business partner?
  • Championing change management in the backdrop of talent management
Sandeep Chanana, APAC HR Business Partner, Change Management & HR Transformation at Rakuten

Sandeep Chanana

APAC HR Business Partner, Change Management & HR Transformation
Rakuten

2:40 pm - 3:10 pm Case Study: The Challenging Journey of Digital HR Transformation

·         Consolidating HR platforms into one digital system to ensure efficiency and improve organisational performance and resource management
·         Overcoming roadblocks – the old vs. new, turf protectionism, political agenda, culture and paradigm shift, design thinking perspective, budget allocation etc.
·         Improving business outcomes by strengthening collaboration and organisational communication
Jojo Lomibao Tandoc, Vice President – Human Resources and Organization Development at Semirara Mining and Power Corporation Philippines

Jojo Lomibao Tandoc

Vice President – Human Resources and Organization Development
Semirara Mining and Power Corporation Philippines

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

Roundtable A

3:40 pm - 4:20 pm Rethinking Talent Management & Talent Analytics with Technology
  • Evolving into real-time performance management with mobile-first and integrated technology.
  • How to adopt a 360-degree approach to performance management? A success story on engaging talent through check-ins, journals, continuous feedback, succession plan and more.
  • Reimagining talent decisions with analytical insights & AI-backed foresight.
Rohit Chennamaneni, Co-Founder at Darwinbox

Rohit Chennamaneni

Co-Founder
Darwinbox

Roundtable B

3:40 pm - 4:20 pm HR Digital Transformation – Which Stage are You at?
·      Are you automating what should and can be automated?
·      Are you reaping the full benefits of digitalisation for HR?
·      Challenges faced during the implementation phase
·      Issues with cloud-based solutions
Prakash Santhanam, Talent Management, Senior Expert at Omantel

Prakash Santhanam

Talent Management, Senior Expert
Omantel

Roundtable C

3:40 pm - 4:20 pm Delivering Real Value through HR Business Partnering
·      Ensuring that HRBPs are really doing strategic work on the ground
·      What does it mean to be more strategic and business savvy?
·      Improving communication with the respective line units
·      The human touch - amidst the huge waves of digitalisation, this is one area which can never be automated
Sandeep Chanana, APAC HR Business Partner, Change Management & HR Transformation at Rakuten

Sandeep Chanana

APAC HR Business Partner, Change Management & HR Transformation
Rakuten


Roundtable D

4:20 pm - 5:00 pm Demonstrating ROI Through Employee Experience
·         Turning employee experience into an instrument to drive business transformation
·         Understanding the cost of employee disengagement
·         Effective means of measuring the ROI of various initiatives
Rahul Kalia, Head of Human Resources APAC at Bayer Crop Science Division

Rahul Kalia

Head of Human Resources APAC
Bayer Crop Science Division

Roundtable E

4:20 pm - 5:00 pm How to Build a Complete Well-Being Strategy
·         How workplace wellness can reduce healthcare costs, attract and retain top talent and unite employees with a common vision and organisational culture
·         What are the latest trends and strategies in promoting workplace well-being
·         How you can level-up your workplace wellness programs 
Ongmu Gombu, VP and HR Operations Lead – Asia, at GSK

Ongmu Gombu

VP and HR Operations Lead – Asia,
GSK

Roundtable F

4:20 pm - 5:00 pm Transforming Performance Management Into An Engagement Driver
·         How performance management can have a positive impact on employee experience
·         How best to get employee buy-in and participation
·         Redefine performance metrics to enhance hybrid workforce productivity
·         Adopting best practices for your organisation
Kathleen Kee, People Partner – ASEAN, ANZ, Japan & S. Korea at Rolls-Royce

Kathleen Kee

People Partner – ASEAN, ANZ, Japan & S. Korea
Rolls-Royce

5:00 pm - 5:10 pm Closing Remarks from Chairperson & Close of Conference Day One

Avery Banta, Director and Lead HRBP at Globe Telecom Philippines

Avery Banta

Director and Lead HRBP
Globe Telecom Philippines