Agenda

Conference agenda
Interactive roundtable topics
08:00
Registration

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09:10
Opening address
09:20
Addressing mental wellness beginning in the workplace

“Depression is the most common mental disorder, with one in 16 people in Singapore having the condition at some point in their lives.” – Today Online, 2019.

  • Learn about BHPs culture of care journey
  • How leaders can use moments that matter to build trustful relationships.
  • How you can build a resilient and highly engaged workforce by focusing on mental wellness.

Keynote Speaker: Tiffany See, Head of HR Business Partnership- Asia, BHP

10:10
Interactive roundtable session 1
10:40
Coffee and networking break
11:10
How does individual health contribute and correlate to “organisational health”?
  • How can HR help employees realise the impact of their individual behaviours and lifestyles in the macro ecosystem?
  • Advocating for a proactive healthcare approach that is value-adding for all.
  • Targeting customised healthcare initiatives to the right employees

Keynote Speaker:

Lucy Tan, Chief Human Resource Officer, NatSteel Holdings 

12:00
Interactive roundtable session 2
12:30
Networking lunch
13:30
Lightning Talk: Breaking down the barriers of wellbeing to drive business performance
  • How can HR go beyond and impact a wider population with minimal resources?
  • Learn how to sustain wellbeing engagement in your company and boost the overall employee experience.
  • The Value of Investments (VOI) of employee wellbeing.

Speaker:

Haider Amir, Regional Sales Manager, Virgin Pulse

13:50
Interactive roundtable session 3
14:20
Interactive roundtable session 4
14:50
Coffee and networking break
15:20
Interactive roundtable session 5
15:50
Panel discussion: Avoiding overdependence on employee health benefits through the P4 healthcare model

(P4 healthcare model: Predictive, preventative, personalised, participatory care)

  • How can employers better manage vendors to provide relevant healthcare services?
  • Integrating mindfulness in the workplace to embrace and engage an active-aging workforce
  • Strategically engaging with your employees for long-term healthcare sustainability

Moderator: 

Pooja Taneja, Human Resource Director, BT Singapore 

Panelists:

Lim Khia Tat, Head of Human Resources, Alzheimer’s Disease Association

Terrence Ng, Head, Human Resources, PetroChina International (Singapore) 

Melvin Seng, Country Lead Physician, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) 

Wendy Lim, Group Chief People Officer, Fullerton Healthcare Group 

16:50
Closing remarks
17:00
End of Employee Healthcare Interactive Singapore 2019
Assessing ROI

A slowing economy usually leads to costs being cut – and the first to be affected are often healthcare and wellness schemes for employees. Hence, it is essential the healthcare provision is balanced between the slowing economy, price and competitive benefits.

• Providing adequate healthcare for employees with a long-term sustainability framework.
• Cost-savings while maintaining a competitive and comprehensive healthcare plan.
• Future prospects in the healthcare sphere with the current economy.

Table Host A: Rachel Lim, Director, Rewards, APAC, Zebra Technologies

Table Host B: Herman Fung, Director, Benefits Consulting, CXA Group

Integrated healthcare and wellness strategies

Building a strong healthcare and wellness company culture leads to fostering employee engagement resulting in higher productivity and greater profitability. Recognising the important role that employers play in building a healthy and happy workforce – why does the attitude and active intervention of employers matter?

  • Understanding the relationship between cultural norms and health.
  • Examples of employees stepping up to take charge of their own health.
  • Creating an organizational culture that promotes personal health and wellbeing – practical steps and strategies.

Table Host A:  Audrey Ang, Human Resources Vice President, Everstone Capital Asia

Table Host B:   Ray Chua, Head of Human Resources, KLA 

Healthcare trends and costs

The ageing population in Singapore, coupled with a growing number of Gen Y employees, is proving to be a challenge to manage. The two different generations have increasingly different expectations of healthcare and wellness in the workforce.

• Specific challenges that come with managing a demographic-diverse workforce.
• Innovations in healthcare and wellness programmes that have mass appeal, and have proven to be cost-effective.
• Strategies to curate a multi-demographic wellness and healthcare programme that appeals to both Gen Y and mature employees.
• The mature workforce and the gig economy.

Table Host A: Cheeman Mendonca, Regional Human Resources Director, Asia Pacific, Molnlycke

Table Host B: Sean Ho, Managing Director, Medical Benefits Management Services, Fullerton Health

Multi-generational healthcare management

In order for organisations to succeed today, HR must disregard generational stereotypes and engage multiple generations to thrive. This in turn will help create high-performing teams, boost productivity and even reduce the cost of care by cultivating generational diversity to create a robust organisational culture.

• How do you develop tailored communication strategies that will cultivate generational sensitivity towards healthcare?
• Successfully engaging each generation at every level.
• Assessing healthcare needs for the gig economy, the Millennials and the ageing population.

Table Host A:  Christina Ang, APAC Lead for Learning, Diversity & Inclusion, and Well Being, NatWest Markets

Table Host B: Baljeet Chhabra, Compensation and Benefits Leader – Asia Pacific, Avaya India

The role of connected healthcare technologies

Implementing an integrated health and wellness strategy through connected technologies helps increase market competitiveness and differentiation while driving up employee wellbeing and reducing workplace stress.

• Building an efficient healthcare and wellness framework.
• Explore the role of wearable technologies, IOT, social media and remote diagnostics in building an integrated healthcare and wellness strategy.
• Advantages of a conducive working environment.

Table Host A:  Pauline Loo, Vice President Human Resources, Taiyo Nippon Sanso Holdings Singapore

Table Host B: Monica Divik Agarwal, People, Performance and Culture Manager, Silverlake Group

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