Agenda

Conference
2019-08-01
Singapore
Interactive Session
2019-08-02
Singapore
08:00
Registration
08:50
Opening remarks
09:00
Harmonising Human Capital and Machine Intelligence
  • In the age of Industry 4.0, how do organisations redefine work to create value for employees.
  • Learning how to combine the science of Artificial Intelligence and the human art of work for a relevant future.
  • Transforming employees experiences and preparing for the transition.

Speaker: Luke Ng, Chief Operating Officer, Fuji Xerox Singapore

09:40
Interactive session 1

Throughout the day attendees will stay at their table, while table hosts rotate to cover the following topics with each group:

  • Learning technology.
  • Talent acquisition tools.
  • Artificial Intelligence.
  • People analytics.
  • Mobile HR.
10:10
Networking tea break
10:40
Leveraging on the right technology to optimise talent acquisition
  • Navigating the daunting task of picking the right technologies that will make talent acquisition more effective, streamlined and consistent.
  • Understanding technology from a HR and talent acquisition perspective and working in tandem with IT experts to integrate technology into your talent acquisition strategy.
  • Creating a technology roadmap that works well with your organisation’s goals and objectives.

Speaker: Leon Kwang, Global Lead, TA Innovations & Talent Research, Philips

11:10
Interactive session 2

Throughout the day attendees will stay at their table, while table hosts rotate to cover the following topics with each group:

  • Learning technology.
  • Talent acquisition tools.
  • Artificial Intelligence.
  • People analytics.
  • Mobile HR.
11:40
Equipping the workforce with relevant skill-sets to advance into Industry 4.0

 

  • Illuminating the impact of technological advancements on the future of employment.
  • Bridging skill and competency gaps to remain relevant in the era of automation and digitalisation.
  • Building a future resilient workforce: why looking ahead and investing in the development of a technologically competent workforce is imperative.

Speaker: Helen Sigalas, Director & Head of Learning, Ericsson

12:10
Lunch
13:10
Leveraging on technology to enhance and optimise the employee learning experience through context-relevant learning

 

  • Shifting prevailing mindsets in corporate L&D: transitioning from a focus on formal training to individual learning.
  • Employing technology-enhanced learning methods such as micro-learning to facilitate agile, flexible and personalised learning that provides knowledge on demand.
  • Using technology to deliver easily digestible context-relevant content to close identified knowledge gaps quickly and effectively

Speaker: Tan Lee Choo, VP, People Operations and Employee Experience, Singtel Group

13:40
Interactive session 3

Throughout the day attendees will stay at their table, while table hosts rotate to cover the following topics with each group:

  • Learning technology.
  • Talent acquisition tools.
  • Artificial Intelligence.
  • People analytics.
  • Mobile HR.
14:10
Interactive session 4

Throughout the day attendees will stay at their table, while table hosts rotate to cover the following topics with each group:

  • Learning technology.
  • Talent acquisition tools.
  • Artificial Intelligence.
  • People analytics.
  • Mobile HR.
14:40
Networking tea break
15:10
Panel discussion: Paving the way for a strategic future with a tech-savvy HR ecosystem
  • With advanced technology such as AI, machine learning infiltrating the fabric of HR processes, technology is the way of the future.
  • What is the best way to review our business culture and processes in order to find the right technological fit for the organisation amidst the variety of solutions available in the market?
  • How do you improve digital literacy within the organisation in order to ensure that it maximises effectiveness and efficiency?

 

Panelists:

Kaustav Chakravarthy, Executive Director, Global Human Resources, Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning

Pauline Loo, Vice President Human Resources, Taiyo Nippon Sanso Holdings

Adele Png, Head of Talent Acquisition, Asia Pacific, Kone                                             

Jaclyn Lee, Chief Human Resources Officer, SUTD

16:00
Interactive session 5

Throughout the day attendees will stay at their table, while table hosts rotate to cover the following topics with each group:

  • Learning technology.
  • Talent acquisition tools.
  • Artificial Intelligence.
  • People analytics.
  • Mobile HR.
16:30
Rapid-fire: HR Technology solutions for 2019 and beyond

Hear from everyone in the room at this quick-fire session where our discussion hosts round up the most pressing concerns and challenges brought up during the interactive sessions and the best ideas and solutions to deal with them

16:50
Closing remarks
17:00
End of HR Tech Interactive 2019
Corporate learning tools

The age of technology has revolutionised corporate learning for organisations. With the wide array of available technologies, learning now happens at our fingertips. Amid the wide variety of technological learning solutions available, how do we sift out the best fit for our employees to ensure the highest rates of returns for the organisation? In this discussion, learn about the different types of learning technologies available in the market and discover the methods to find the perfect fit for your employees.

Table hosts:

A – Suresh Rai, Vice President, HR, South East Asia & Australasia,Unilever Singapore

B – Ramani Amar, Talent Director, Mccann Worldgroup Singapore

Talent acquisition tools

Operating in a candidate-driven market means you need to get off on the right foot with those that could make a difference to your business. Showing your forward-thinking approach and the tech-savvy way in which you open a dialogue with external candidates is becoming a must for market-leading companies. This is your forum to discuss the latest talent acquisition tools, best practices and techniques that will make a difference to you

Table hosts:

A –  Arctic Shores APAC

B –  Chris Mead, Head of Talent Acquisition, APAC, DuPont  

Artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is revolutionising the HR industry, it offers significant opportunities to improve the HR function and has the ability to impact many aspects ranging from recruitment to learning and development and even employee wellbeing. It is growing to be an integral tool for the HR function, enhancing productivity and encouraging growth in organisation. This is the perfect platform to understand how companies have utilised artificial intelligence to improve their organisational processes.

Table hosts:

A –  Jocelyn Chan, HR Director, Aspial Corporation

B – Sebastian Schwab, Senior Vice President Human Resources, APAC, Siemens Healthineers

People analytics

The sophistication of people analytics refers to reporting beyond typical HR data such as recruitment and retention to providing a holistic business view using a combination of operational, financial and talent data. This will empower HR to play a greater role in influencing decision-making with the ability to provide richer insights on people-productivity metrics.

Table hosts:

A –  Alvin Goh, Global Head of HR Projects and Processes, Human Resources, Sivantos Group

B –   Karen Lim, Country Director, Head of Human Resources, Singapore, Schneider-Electric Singapore

 

Holistic workforce management

Faced with challenges surrounding forecasting workloads and scheduling resources across functions in an organisation, holistic workforce management systems are the answer to prayers sung by many HR professionals who work in a VUCA environment. A workforce management solution that provides a single view into all the customer touch-points, all the employees and all the work being performed can better enable organisations to deliver a consistent level of service across the enterprise.

Table hosts:

A – Rachel Chew, HR & Corporate Affairs Director,  Durapower Holdings

B –  Eric Low, Head of Human Resources, Singapore, Carlsberg Group

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