17 - 20 September, 2019
Singapore

Conference Day Two – Thursday 19 September 2019

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

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

9:10 am - 9:40 am Presentation: Embracing HR Technology Solutions to Boost Employee Performance and Organisational Success


·         Leveraging AI for employee engagement
·         Building on the competitive advantage gained from predictive HR analytics
·         How can humans train machines to get better at tasks?
·         How can machines complement and enhance human capabilities and strengths?
·         How can you customise AI for your needs to help make smarter decisions? 
Shalini Bhateja, Group Director Talent and Organization Capability - APAC at The Coca-Cola Company

Shalini Bhateja

Group Director Talent and Organization Capability - APAC
The Coca-Cola Company

Prof Nadia Magnenat Thalmann, Director, Institute for Media Innovation at Nanyang Technological University

Prof Nadia Magnenat Thalmann

Director, Institute for Media Innovation
Nanyang Technological University

Saurabh Jain, Head of HR at ABN AMRO Bank N.V. Singapore

Saurabh Jain

Head of HR
ABN AMRO Bank N.V. Singapore

·         How technology impacts a successful employee experience
·         Leveraging HR chatbots, advanced analytics and automation to shape a smart, digital workplace experience
·         What’s the future like
Josiah Gan, Regional Lead for Employee Experience and Transformation - APAC, Middle East, Africa and South America at Schneider Electric

Josiah Gan

Regional Lead for Employee Experience and Transformation - APAC, Middle East, Africa and South America
Schneider Electric

10:50 am - 11:20 am Speed Networking & Morning Tea

11:20 am - 11:50 am Case Study: How HR can Lead Business Growth Through Predictive Analytics

·         Putting together an engaging story through personalised dashboards and infographics
·         Positioning HR at the forefront of business and the provider of business intelligence
·         Stakeholder and management buy-in – how important is this? 
Jayesh Menon, HR Director at Moet Hennessy Asia Pacific

Jayesh Menon

HR Director
Moet Hennessy Asia Pacific

11:50 am - 12:20 pm Case Study: Adopting Agile HR for Your Organisation

·         What does it mean to be truly agile – is it just about methodologies or more?
·         How HR can play a key role in facilitating agility in this world of rapid change
·         How organisational agility translates into increased efficiency, talent retention, customer satisfaction and ultimately, profits  
Eric Riego de Dios, People Director at Baker & McKenzie Global Services

Eric Riego de Dios

People Director
Baker & McKenzie Global Services

12:20 pm - 1:00 pm Case Study: The Possibilities of Futuristic HR and How It Can Be Applied to Address Business Issues

·         Areas in which futuristic HR can be applied to solve business challenges
·         Equipping HR practitioners with the right mindsets to cope with futuristic HR
·         How to strike a good balance between HR and technology, and achieving a realistic ROI out of HR technology 
Prakash Santhanam, Talent Management, Senior Expert at Omantel

Prakash Santhanam

Talent Management, Senior Expert
Omantel

1:00 pm - 2:20 pm Networking Lunch

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm Case Study: HR Business Partnering – An Area That Can Never Be Automated

·         Closing the big gap between theory and reality of HRBP
·         How to redefine and redesign the HRBP role to fit organisational needs
·         Being more hands-on with line units and not kept occupied by administrative matters!
·         HR as the supplier of knowledge and skills to support any change and transformation in the organisation
·         No automation can replace HRBPs – this is where the human touch can find its niche
Marcela Mihanovich, HR Director, Global Consumer Bank, APAC & EMEA at Citi

Marcela Mihanovich

HR Director, Global Consumer Bank, APAC & EMEA
Citi

2:50 pm - 3:20 pm Case Study: Leadership - A Critical Component for Successful HR Transformation

·         Mindset change coming from the top leadership is essential for HR Transformation
·         Cliché but true: Management has to buy-in
·         Implementation and issues relating to Digital Leadership and HR Transformation
·         A positive, can-do mindset to change is needed to lead the organisation to the future
Thanthawin Khuruangtrakul, First Vice President: Strategic People Solutions Head at Kasikornbank

Thanthawin Khuruangtrakul

First Vice President: Strategic People Solutions Head
Kasikornbank

3:20 pm - 4:00 pm Case Study: How New-Age Succession Planning Helped Develop Leaders with Foresight

·         Developing and mapping your succession planning strategy with strategic objectives
·         Moving hand-in-hand with leadership and skills development
·         Dispelling myths and overcoming obstacles around succession planning
·         Proactively and continually building a vital talent pool and a solid talent pipeline 
Dr. Susan P. Chen, Senior Vice President & Head of Talent, OD & Transformation at Go-Jek

Dr. Susan P. Chen

Senior Vice President & Head of Talent, OD & Transformation
Go-Jek

4:00 pm - 4:10 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks & End of Event!