Agenda For Day 2

DAY 2 | 18 SEPTEMBER 2019, WEDNESDAY

7.30am - Registration
9.00am - Opening address

Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional Editor, Human Resources Online

BUILDING LEARNING AGILITY

9.10am - Future L&D teams: Building a flexible L&D function to lead evolution
  • Enhancing the skills and capabilities that L&D needs to succeed in a tech-driven environment.
  • Modernising L&D strategies by leveraging new media, technology and learning platforms.
  • Working closely with tech teams and other functions towards elevating future L&D initiatives.

Lawrence Chan, Head of Organisational Development, Talent Management & Learning, Income

9.50am - Coaching vs. connecting: 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.

Eng Poo Jiuan, Regional Human Resources Director, Baker Hughes, a GE company

10.30am - Coffee and networking break
11.00am - Building a learning culture to develop high-potential workforce in a global organisation
  • Bursting the myths around develop a coherent learning culture in global organisation
  • Discussing some practical tips and steps towards creating a culture framework
  • Case study sharing of some of the ongoing initiatives at Boeing

Avinash Kohli, Director of Leadership, Learning & Organisational Capability, Boeing International

11.40am - 20:20 case study discussion: 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.

Prakash Mathur, Lead Trainer, Professional Development Centre, British Council

12.20pm - Speed networking
12.30pm - Lunch

TALENT ENGAGEMENT AND RETENTION

1.30pm - Continuing Professional Development: Connecting HR professionals on a shared learning journey
  • Uplifting HR capabilities through future-ready competencies
  • Sparking learner interest and engagement through co-created learning journey maps
  • Shaping self-directed learning through mobile-enabled and multi-modal learning programmes

Karina Kuok,Head, Professional Practices,Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP)

1.50pm - From zero to hero: Creating a dynamic onboarding path to engage new talent for better retention
  • Leveraging on learning technologies to onboard and support new staff’s continuous learning
  • Collaborating with line units to design technical onboarding programmes with clear milestones and resources
  • Building new talents’ internal networks to build organisational collaborative culture

Goh Mui Pong,Deputy Director & Head of MAS Academy, Monetary Authority of Singapore

2.30pm - 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 maximisesatalent’s potential.

Dr Alvin Oh, Regional Lead, Talent Management & Learning,Panalpina

3.10pm - Coffee and networking break
3.40pm - Personalised talent manager: Developing a talent management approach that facilitates learning
  • Rethinking what we are trying to achieve from talent management in the current economy
  • Devising a new approach to talent management to help employees to grow
  • Case study sharing on HP’s current initiatives towards creating a culture shift

Cynthia Lee Mai, Head, Global Talent & Performance,HP Inc.

4.10pm - Interactive panel discussion: Exploring the future of L&D strategies in a growing gig economy
  • Addressing L&D’s challenge in providing just enough gig learning to the individual who needs to perform a specific job duty.
  • Looking into how L&D leaders will be realigning their strategies in order to balance skills across the entire blended workforce.
  • Examining the issues revolving around embracing different cultures around data privacy, learning styles and attitudes in the blended workforce.
  • Discussing the appropriate training strategies that support both sides of the blended workforce to engage and retain the best talent.

Moderator:
Anuradha Purbey,People Director, SEA,Aviva

Panelists:
Lauren Massa, Senior Director, Performance Advisory, Design, Development & Deployment,Marriott International

Aditi Mahadevan Nair,Head of Talent, Learning and Diversity, APAC,Citi

4.55pm - Closing address

Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional Editor, Human Resources Online

5.00pm - End of Learning & Development Asia 2019