The below mentioned timings are at SGT
Key highlights of Day1
Paradigm Shift in Technology: Enabling the Human Journey
When you put the people at the center of a technology strategy and embed the solution in knowing and supporting the human journeys it augments, you make all the difference in the world. This paradigm shift is greatest opportunity to support people agility, to elevate experience, and to fuel human capabilities through digital acceleration. Join this Power talk to learn, How to map journeys to best support employees and leaders at moments that matter and what’s needed to understand people to design a relevant, personalized experience.
Managing the Millennial Mindset
How can we best attract, motivate and retain this notoriously difficult group of employees, which is soon becoming the majority of the workforce? Insightful and practical advice for HR to ponder as a means to change HR policy to better suit the new workforce
2021 and beyond: HR: Courage under fire-Leadership in the New Normal
During the current testing times, HR leaders can help employees bring out the best in them, earn long-term trust and establish organizational credibility by promoting open dialogue and by managing organizational Structures to support redeployment in the new normal.
Bouncing Forward: Building Resilience and Adaptability
Human capital is a crucial asset of any business-in fact, in an age of ubiquitous technology, it is human skills, creativity and capability that will form the competitive edge for any organization. Financing and implementing a reskilling revolution must thus be viewed as a critical investment for business, workers and economies alike. Join this session Nadiah will share the best practices for achieving this goal.
The Rules Have Changed, So Should the Game
Today's landscape is changing at break-neck speed. Even in these unprecedented times, organizations everywhere are still looking to acquire and retain top talent. Just as the customer experience becomes ever more important, so do our candidates’ and employees’ experiences. Gain expert advice on how to organisations need to rebuild their people strategies in the new world order.
A Process for Success - HR as a Strategy Champion
All organizations deal with important resource allocation decisions among competing priorities and centralized and decentralized tension, particularly in finance and HR. Join us for a conversation that will focus on how CHROs worked closely with other functions to deliver a high level of service to all units in alignment with the organization's strategic priorities. By the end of the session, you will have learned how to approach collaboration and communicate with data, and ways to continuously improve.
Predictive AI-Performance Management delivering for success
AI improving the accuracy of forecasts- trends in Performance Management- Ready now, Ready later. In this discussion find out how to get started with predictive analytics and the essential secrets of predictive analytics success.
South-East Asia, SHRM & Head People & OD, Elevandi
Organisational Readiness for Transformation
The world as we know, has changed ! And, in all likelihood, irrevocably so. We have begun to call it a new normal. We can look at it as "phases of Current Normal(s)". Whatever be the case, we are unmistakably in transformation. A culture of Learning plays a huge part and so does Digital inclusion. Leadership - not just anchored on titles, but one where everyone plays a part in collectively moving the needle, is going to be a critical differentiator. Everyone will have a role. And, Leaders & The people function will have to orchestrate the transformation. D N Prasad will share a few thoughts on certain leadership and organisational shifts that can enable organisations to prepare for transformation readiness.
Friend or Foe? AI augmenting Human Potential
In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.
Paradox of Leadership
Success doesn’t happen by itself; it requires a focused strategy. Every leader, world-class organization, and high achiever begins with a game plan. To turn your organization into a championship team, it will require that you “Transform Your Thinking, Optimize Your Assets and Accelerate Your Connectivity” with your Leaders and your teams. In this powerful session , you will get an insider’s look at how leaders are built.
Opening Welcome Address
Opening Address by
The HR Transformative model: Aligning People and Business
To stay relevant and add value, HR functions must transform. Now, one-off change is not enough. Genuine transformation demands continuous improvement. Change becomes always-on, not something that you do once and then stop. In this session we explore the key questions and practical steps HR leaders, their peers, and their teams must address to create a function that is capable of supporting wider organizational strategy-and helping businesses compete-in this state of permanent transformation
The Emerging People Strategy
Although HR has always been a function of constant evolution, today’s new challenges have made managing change and uncertainty more important than ever. To understand how to do this, join this session and find out how to create an HR strategy for the future that centres on top priorities and understands where the biggest shifts will be.
Reimagine the Future of Work & Workplace
COVID-19 has forever changed the Future of Work – how you work, where you work and the relationship between employers and employees. The pandemic underscores the urgency for a more dynamic talent and work model. Human-resources leaders can help by focusing on identity, agility, and scalability. To usher in the organization of the future, chief human-resources officers (CHROs) and other leaders should do nothing less than reimagine the basic tenets of organization.
Accelerating Total Workforce Readiness in Southeast Asia
47% of firms in Southeast and South Asia told i4cp they had only implemented flexible work arrangements since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. And for the most part, it was a strong success with most firms in those regions reporting higher levels of employee engagement, healthier cultures, and better performance than their competitors. The way works gets done has been forever altered and ‘flexibility’ must take priority in order to attract and retain top talent. Yet, most firms in these regions don’t believe they have a workforce with the skills needed to advance their firm’s strategy in the next 1-3 years. Join this session to learn what high-performance organizations are planning and doing to ensure they have the skills and capabilities wherever and whenever they are needed.
Skilling for Tomorrow - Scalable Impact
The Landscape of Reskilling & Upskilling Priorities is changing rapidly. Continuous Learning is the Bridge to a Future Ready Workforce. This can be achieved through leveraging Scalable Technology, Sustainable & Measurable Outcomes. Join this session to gain insights on the Learning landscape and its changing dimensions.
The Relationship Comes First
Work has been defined in many ways over the years: a contract, a transaction, a value exchange. This led to describing humans as capital and designing systems that treat people like assets to be managed and optimized. Employees crave the same things from work that they do from other important relationships in their lives: appreciation, connection, acceptance, communication, and support. In this session, we will explore how designing the employee experience through the lens of a healthy relationship will focus your employee engagement efforts for greater impact.
The impact of learning and leading from within
We have entered a new era in the L&D industry as learning continues to play a central role in organizational response to change. In today’s new world of work where L&D has taken center stage, measuring impact has never been more important. Join this session to Explore insights and stories from learning leaders to help you lead and guide your employees into the new world of work.
Unleashing Potential: The Learning Journey
While no one knows what the future of work will be and how artificial intelligence will change how we work, we do know it won’t be able to replace some of the most important skills necessary to succeed in a post pandemic world. Join us for a conversation about what skills you need to develop in a transforming organization, and learn how to better leverage technology to enhance the human experience and support continuous learning.
Radically Human: Personalised Employee Experiences leveraging Technology
Employee experience is everything for fast-growing companies. Just as companies invest heavily in the customer experience to deliver the most delightful service possible for their end-users, they must now look at employees through the same lens.
Technology is an increasingly important element of every department of the business – including HR. But where should technology begin and what should be the role in personalizing employee experience?
This discussion will highlight the effective uses of HR technology, and change management for HR technology to enable personalization of employee experience.
Straits Trading Company
The Leadership Journey - From CHRO to CEO
Can CHROs become the company’s next CEO? In today’s quick pace of change, the confidence around answering with a resounding ‘yes’ is even stronger than before. This long-awaited shift is undeniably catalysed by digitally disruptive times, which has put HR’s role front-and-centre as companies refocus their organisational strategies around employee experience. Join this Special Talk to know what it takes to create these success stories and crafting a leadershipp Journey
Key to Unleash Potential: Build Trust, Inspire Results
Trust is at the heart of every relationship, and it’s especially critical in the workplace. In fact, the primary factor affecting employee turnover is whether or not a trusting relationship was developed between the manager and the employee. When you have trusting relationships between your team members and their leaders, you have the foundation for building a successful organization with higher levels of collaboration, increased creativity and risk-taking, more effective execution of business strategy, and increased commitment and loyalty to the company. Join this dynamic keynote session from Stephen M.R. Covey to gain insights on how leaders/organizations can build trust and inspire results.
We have often seen IT departments scaling up their people, processes, and technology in an effort to meet their ever-changing business needs. The industry is undergoing unprecedented change. Challenged by new investment in technologies and increasing competition, the role of a CIO is evolving and becoming ever more complex. In order to stay ahead with today’s fast-moving markets and adapt to a new landscape, the CIO is required to constantly innovate. Join this session to know about the New trends & challenges that technology presents and how technology will impact the future of the organizations.
Design centric companies outpace their peers in the industry and disrupt marketplaces. While every company is a technology, data and platform company, what drives these business models are relentless pursuit of design excellence. Why is HR not on pace with the customer side of the business on design? Why does HR need to use design as the key principle in shaping a future-centric augmented workforce or new age performance management or leadership capabilities for a disruptive work or organisation design for being agile? This talk will take you into a design centric view of HR and People Strategy.
Ever since the onslaught of pandemic, organizations across the world saw major shifts in their accountabilities and responsiveness in navigating through unchartered courses in their attempt to bring people & business operations back to normal. HR responded with great agility and commitment to become a force to reckon with, leveraging technology and diversified skillsets in unprecedented ways. We are rewriting the “future of work, worker and workplace” every given day as we prepare ourselves for an uncertain world. But this time we are more alert, aware and prepared.
The Workplace APAC 2021 research was done with one core objective of learning how workplaces are bringing their operations back to normal and people back to work. Join us in this session to learn about the CHRO insights across 5 big shifts disrupting APAC organisation’s outlook of today and future.
Join this session to gain insights on the Challenges, Opportunities, and Solutions for the HR in the Uncertain Time by Mai Nguyen , HR strategy expert, Facilitator and Lecturer at University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City and Massey Unversity , New Zealand)
(University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City & Massey Unversity New Zealand)
Traditional leadership doesn’t cut it anymore. Today, business success relies on exponential leadership and everything that it embodies, such as openness, engagement, continuous learning, creative problem solving and a growth mindset. Significant achievements are possible when these values are present everywhere from leadership to work culture.
Strategy and culture are among the primary levers at top leaders’ disposal in their never-ending quest to maintain organizational viability and effectiveness. Strategy offers a formal logic for the company’s goals and orients people around them. Culture expresses goals through values and beliefs and guides activity through shared assumptions and group norms.
Asia Pacific, Japan & India (APJI), Varian
Through the decades, the workforce evolved from labor-based to services-focused requiring HR to shift from a process-centric function to a worker-centric function. Understanding human behavior at work lies at the heart of HR. Join this masterclass with Rajan Kalia to Understand, what is the science of HR, How does science help HR and how can one become a HR scientist?
Data and Analytics have become a vital need to drive people capability and enable decision making. How are organizations utilizing data and analytics to address the many health and economic related challenges that face them today? What are the key lessons learned and insights gained? Join this session to gain insights on some of best practices that Teleperfomace has adopted in leveraging Data and Analytics for better people Decisions
With greater uncertainty in the environment, increased pace of change and increase cost pressures, organizations find themselves challenged to grow and innovate. Leveraging experience as a strategic asset is more than “learning in the flow” of work – it is about using the right experiences in the right way to accelerate the development of key capabilities that drive business performance and growth. This session offers tips for building future ready leaders at all levels of the business and will share ways new technologies are democratising support.
Disruption of jobs by technology is nothing new. The phrase “technological unemployment” was popularised by John Maynard Keynes in the 1930s, who said it was an “only a temporary phase of maladjustment”. Yet the issue of machines replacing human labour has been discussed since at least Aristotle’s time. Commissioned by the Institute of Human Resource Professionals and the Ministry of Manpower , Willis Tower Watsons did a study with over more than 60 interviews and 230 survey responses from business leaders and HR professionals to find out:
- What technologies will impact HR in the future,
- How jobs will change i.e. jobs and tasks that will be displaced, those that will be augmented, & new jobs & tasks that will emerge, &
- Which skills will be critical to perform these roles, particularly the technology-related skills that HR professionals will require to perform jobs of the future.
Performance Management. Love it, hate it, but no HR practitioner can ignore it. Join this discussion on how agile methodology can be applied to make performance management more effective
South-East Asia, SHRM & Head People & OD, Elevandi
In this session, we will examine how the world of work has changed. Combining covid, with the digital revolution, with blended working, how can and should we adapt organisational approaches to talent development and management?
Organisations used to be what was wrapped around employees. We ‘went’ to our organisations, we worked ‘at’ them, literally. Now, we the employees and managers are wrapped around a distant, technical organisation. Inside it are data and processes, outside it are the people and outcomes.
Thus, the new model of working needs to shift. Compliance belongs to old-style organisations. In the new organisation, four core interpersonal competencies will need to be prioritised:
In this talk we will explain how organisations, and employees, leaders and managers, need to think about and develop these interpersonal competences, enabling thriving, flourishing work across all employee experiences, wherever they are based.
|Workshop A | October 19th | 9.00am - 12.00pm | SGT|
|Workshop B | October 19th | 2.00pm - 5.00pm | SGT|
|Workshop C | October 20th | 9.00am - 12.00pm | SGT|
|Workshop D | October 20th | 2.00pm - 5.00pm | SGT|