Day 1
Day 2
Day 3

Come by at your leisure to register and collect your delegate pack along with room check-in details from us at the hotel lobby.

Welcome address by Human Resources Online
Welcome address by Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa
Cocktail reception

Free and easy networking session at the Merchant Lounge in the resort. Utilise this time to get to know your peers from across Asia and bond over great food and drinks. You can expect an agenda infused with great fun, networking and interactive elements.

Breakfast is served!

Please proceed to Merchant Kitchen and enjoy the delicious spread prepared for you at your leisure. Thereafter make your way to Merlin ballroom C for the conference sessions by 9.20am.

Welcome address by Human Resources Online
Leading a strategic workforce planning map by enabling business and workforce transformation
  • Redesigning jobs to keep your workforce relevant.
  • How can you raise HR professionalism in your organisation through mindset shift and up skilling?
  • What is your call to action to the future of work and workplace disruption?
    Speaker:Jitender Panihar, Chief People Officer, MoEngage Inc
HR as a value creator
  • Transforming the HR function from administration to one that is able to create impact and actively support the business.
  • Orchestrating change management in partnership with the business to drive broad-reaching organisation change and outcomes.
  • Measuring success, return on investment, creating and unlocking value of human capital.
    Speaker: Merle Chen, Chief Talent Officer, The Lo & Behold Group
Lightning talk: Recruiting in a skill-based economy
  • What sort of impact will AI and automation have in SEAsian jobs?
  • With the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, what are the skills of the future that are going to be important for your organisation?
  • How do you recruit for skills that are non-traditional or emerging?
    Speaker: Paul Rivera, Chief Executive Officer, Kalibrr
Lunch is served!

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Lightning talk: Are you VUCA 3.0 ready?
  • What is a leader’s relationship to fear?
  • How does the VUCA environment invoke different fears within a leader that trigger emotional derailers?
  • What is the psychological antidote for VUCA 3.0?
    Speaker: Kevin Tan, International Business Director, Harrison Assessments International
Fireside chat: Redefining HR’s role in VUCA 3.0
  • What are the leadership obstacles in the VUCA world?
  • Do your leaders have the appropriate traits to manage, sustain and drive the business in VUCA?
  • What are some key disruptive actions that are taking place in your organisation today and how is that being supported and driven successfully by your human capital?
    Moderator: Kevin Tan, International Business Director, Harrison Assessments International

    Panelists: Amit Das, Director-HR & CHRO, Bennett, Coleman

Deliver HR with purpose, impact and meaning to navigate business tension
  • What it means to unlock a sense of purpose. In times of uncertainty, how to strengthen the connection between individual and organisational purpose.
  • How to align purpose, strategy, organisation and culture to drive a business transformation.
  • Grooming contemporary leaders in order to develop trust and accountability in a collaborative ecosystem.
    Speaker: Karine Scelles, Global & APAC Human Resource Director, General Electric
Coffee and networking break
Unconference think tank

In this session, we would like to invite five audience members to pitch their top of mind HR agenda topic to the audience. As an attendee, feel free to join in any of the five outline topics and go into a deep dive of your chosen executive table topic sessions.

As this is on a first-come, first-served basis, be quick to decide as each topic is only limited to ten seats!

Closing remarks by Human Resources Online
End of Innovation Leaders’ Summit conference day 2
BBQ buffet dinner

Once reinvigorated, please join us at the resort’s Beach Lawn for a scrumptious alfresco dinning BBQ buffer dinner where we discuss work and continue to have some more fun.

Breakfast is served!

Please proceed to Merchant Kitchen and enjoy the delicious spread prepared for you at your leisure. Thereafter make your way to Merlin ballroom C for the conference sessions by 9.20am.

Welcome Address by Human Resources Online
A macro approach of bridging HR functions to present an integrated HR story to the business
  • Maintaining a forward focus view by grooming a workforce with high adaptability quotient.
  • How can HR look beyond inherited structures and systems to thrive in a decentralised organisation while delivering on business prospects?
  • Collaborating alongside various HR functions to close the gap between action and feedback to increase motivation and improve operations in the new workplace reality.
    Speakers: Sajjad Parmar, Head of Rewards, APAC, eBay co-presenting with
    Lynette Ng, Founder & CEO, Talent Code
Fishbowl panel discussion: Time to sink or swim: Leveraging on a diverse workforce to demonstrate overall business acumen and organisational evolution
  • How can we ensure the next generation leadership is resourceful and open to enabling the generation Y to make the organisation more adaptive and innovative?
  • Bridging the different expertise levels in different generations and connecting the various start points to the organisational goals through mentoring and coaching.
  • How do you integrate inclusive leadership in cross cultures and find the different intersections of inclusion?
  • In this session, feel free to join the “hot” seat and share your thoughts.

    Moderator: Mukta Arya, Head of Human Resources, South East Asia and Head of Talent Development and Inclusion, Asia-Pacific, Societe Generale APAC
    Luckana, General Manager Human Resources, Daimler
    Raamann Ahuja, Senior Director HR, SEA & Taiwan, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Angelina Chua, First Vice President and Group Head HR, Yeo Hiap Seng (Yeo’s)

Introspective summary
    In this interactive round table discussion, please share with your peers seated on the same table a quick summary of some key takeaways after attending the conference.

Final takeaways

There will be five chosen presenters who will then share their learnings and solutions with the rest of the room.

Closing address by Human Resources Online
Lunch and end of Innovation Leaders’ Summit 2019
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