Agenda

Day 1
2019-11-26
Day 2
2019-11-27
07:30
Registration

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08:45
Opening address

Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional Editor, Human Resources Online

HR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
09:00
Leading agile transformation: Strengthening the agility of the HR function through digital transformation
  • Sharing from IDC study with C- Level insights on state of digital transformation of organisations in Thailand.
  • Centering people and organisation agility as key levers in the digitalisation journey.
  • Understanding the foundation of technology as an enabler for change.

Rob Wells, President of Asia,Workday

09:20
Panel Discussion: Fuelling the future: Building a flexible and integrated HR department to lead the evolution
  • Recognising the HR function as strategic enablers responsible to drive and lead digital transformation.
  • Modernising HR strategies by leveraging the use of data analytics and automation technologies.
  • Working closely with tech teams and other HR units towards elevating future HR initiatives.

Moderator:
Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional Editor, Human Resources Online

Panelists:
Weerapat Sapakarn, Chief Human Resources Officer, FWD Life Insurance
Arindam Mukherjee, Global Head of People & Organisation, DKSH
David Le Ny,
Group Chief HR Officer, Dextra Asia

10:05
Future of EX: Integrating design, people science and AI to create compelling employee experiences
  • Highlighting the importance of building positive employee experiences at workplace
  • Diving into the use of design, people science and AI for better employee experiences
  • Exploring key learning outcomes through Happily.ai’s research and work

Tareef Jafferi, Founder and CEO, Happily.ai

10:25
Coffee and networking break
11:00
Shifting mindsets: Leading transformation by developing confidence in people to embrace HR innovation
  • Eliminating anxiety around the impact of HR technology to help people embrace new ways of working.
  • Effectively articulating the benefits of HR innovation to drive growth.
  • Creating a road map to effectively design and implement change in organisations.

Martin Kilcline, Director of People Systems, Agoda

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
11:45
The power of people data: Reshaping your future workforce with predictive HR analytics
  • Positioning HR at the forefront of business and the provider of business intelligence.
  • Exploring how employee’ insights can shape business strategies and long-term development.
  • Leveraging people analytics to enhance your talent management and workforce planning.

Benchawan Chaikittiratana, Head of People Intelligence Kasikornbank

12:30
Speed networking
12:45
Lunch
13:45
The art of engagement: Exploring effective leadership strategies to enhance the productivity of a blended workforce
  • Understanding what motivates different demographics to enhance engagement strategies.
  • Increasing productivity and performance by customising an engagement approach for each demographic.
  • Looking into how HR leaders realign engagement strategies to lead a multigenerational workforce

Nititra Sara Tienrakvicha, Director, Human Resources,Tilleke & Gibbins International

14:30
Connector managers: Building a strong coaching function to boost employee performance
  • Highlighting the attributes of effective connector managers towards building powerhouse teams.
  • Improving employee productivity and building exceptional talent through the use of connector managers.
  • Extracting better returns from development and coaching programmes by collaborating with connector managers.

Somkiat Sakulsuraekkapong, VP, Human Resources and Business Excellence, MSIG Insurance

15:15
Coffee and networking break
15:45
Putting success back into succession planning: Developing a robust skills transfer strategy for high-potentials
  • Developing a mentoring framework to ensure the effective and efficient transfer of skills.
  • Tapping into the leadership potential of high performers by developing them beyond a role’s standard skill set.
  • Rethinking the managerial structure and moving beyond hierarchies to enable more creative ways of working.

Mila Pascual-Nodusso, Human Resources Director, East Asia, Electrolux

16:30
Closing address

Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional Editor, Human Resources Online

16:35
End of day one
07:30
Registration
08:45
Opening address

Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional Editor, Human Resources Online

TALENT ENGAGEMENT AND RETENTION
09:00
Digital HR journey: Delving into the new Code of Work
  • Conversational vs. approval hierarchy: Highlighting how digital workflows varies according to different workforce characteristics
  • Open (connected) vs. closed (monolithic): Looking into how data silos will merge and how unification will come in
  • Data visualisation vs. reporting : Tapping into the evolution of HR analytics

Kiran Kumar, Founding Member,PeopleStrong

09:45
Upskilling and retraining: Addressing the talent needs of ever-changing dynamic organisations
  • Accelerating workforce reskilling to be able to shift existing talent into new roles.
  • Conducting rigorous behaviour analysis before considering any development initiatives for change.
  • Creating a blended learning experience that changes behaviour and maximises a talent’s potential

Renu Arora, Global Talent Management and Talent Acquisition Director,Minor Food

10:30
Coffee and networking break
11:00
Successful onboarding: Creating a dynamic path to engage new talent for better retention and higher productivity
  • Ensuring a seamless transition from onboarding with technology that supports learning continuity.
  • Integrating onboarding with learning technology to ensure the organisation has full visibility over an employee’s entire learning journey.
  • Transforming from traditional induction methods to enhance the quality of the overall onboarding experience

Jenpakorn Veerachayapornpong, Vice President People and Culture,Pacific Healthcare

11:45
Networking game – Soapbox
12:15
Lunch
LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT
13:15
Digital learning: Enhancing and optimising employee learning experience with micro learning tools
  • Customising learning methods and delivery modes to encourage self-directed learning.
  • Modernising L&D strategies by leveraging new media, technology and learning platforms.
  • Discussing the appropriate training strategies to upskill, reskill and cross-skill the millenial workforce.

Subbu Viswanathan, Co-founder and CEO,Disprz

13:45
Exploring effective action plans to develop and capture soft skills for the future workforce
  • Looking into the importance of building human skills in the age of technology and automation.
  • Designing learning programmes and initiatives that increase emotional intelligence and people skills.
  • Discussing the various challenges faced, and solutions, in developing soft skills for employees.

Amanda Oldridge,Human Resources Director,Linfox International Group

14:30
Personalised learning pathways: Customising learning journeys by matching skills with career trajectories
  • Creating personalised learning experiences for each employee in line with the organisation’s needs.
  • Encouraging employees to focus on skills they want to learn and acquire rather than ticking boxes in the organisation.
  • Mapping out a pre-defined training road map that is laser-focused on what each employee needs to accomplish through learning.

Andre Young Dipo Presma, HR Director, Thailand and Laos, Schneider Electric

15:15
Coffee and networking break
15:45
Panel Discussion: Bridging the gap: Zooming into HR initiatives towards overcoming talent scarcity in the workforce
  • Developing an integrated roadmap with a strong focus on investment in digital talent, skills and technology.
  • Exploring different measures applied by organisations in Thailand towards tackling skills shortages in the workforce.
  • Delving into how partnerships work between different HR units to influence and drive skills development for talent.

Moderator:
Pratik Sabherwal, Head of Employer Brand Advisory, APAC,Universum

Panelists:
Christopher Lim, Director, Global HR Business Partner, Consumer Goods, DKSH
Andre Baumgartner, Regional VP, Talent Acquisition & Administration, Pomelo
Ditthawat Sopitarpapong, Strategic Human Resources Manager, FUJIFILM (Thailand) Ltd.
Adisak Ritthanan, General Manager of Human Resources &Organisation Development, Mitsubishi Motors

16:30
Closing address

Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional Editor, Human Resources Online

16:45
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