Agenda

Conference day 1
2020-09-22
Conference day 2
2020-09-23
09:30
Welcome address by Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional Editor, Human Resources Online
FORMULATING PROGRESSIVE TOTAL REWARDS TRENDS
09:35
Building an agile workforce to adapt to the fluctuations of the VUCA world
  • With fluctuating global sentiments, what are some of the trends and challenges that are essential for the total rewards team to be aware of?
  • What are some of the new tools in the rewards market that professionals can utilise as part of their benefits packages?
  • Agility is key in the VUCA world, so how can organisations incorporate agility into their total reward strategies?
10:25
Tried and tested- Be smart, think smart, act smart: Agile talent practices done in the most cost-effective manner

In this 40-minute session, Treal Technology Malaysia will share its cost-effective rewards strategies; the implementation process; pitfalls, and whether this initiative deserves a recommendation from the company.

Speaker: Daphne Lin, CHRO, Treal Technology 

11:10
Refreshment break
OPTIMISING YOUR EMPLOYEE HEALTHCARE AND WELLBEING PRACTICES
11:20
Optimising an all-encompassing benefits package for a multi-generational workforce
  • Determining the challenges of health and wellbeing in your firm to create targeted benefits offerings for all employees.
  • Understanding what HR can do better to deliver innovative and robust solutions for optimal employee engagement results.
  • Pinpointing how HR can further support employees’ to gain control over their physical, mental, and financial health to ultimately enrich the employees’ lives and improve productivity levels in the long run.

Speaker: Shah Rouf, CEO, Group Corporate Solutions,  AIA Group

12:00
Lunch
13:00
Building a productive workforce through a mental wellness approach
  • Dispelling the negative stigma of mental illness in the workplace to reduce presenteeism and absenteeism.
  • Identifying risks in the workplace and providing assistance to employees experiencing workplace stress and pressure.
  • How to foster employee initiatives to gain control over personal mental wellbeing.
13:40
C-suite fireside chat: Curbing rising healthcare costs with progressive healthcare investments
  • Encouraging employees to venture beyond primary healthcare as part of the total rewards strategy.
  • How are progressive organisations targeting clinical and non-communicable conditions in their benefits packages?
  • Analysing beyond “one-size-fits-all” health insurance for a competitive benefits package.
14:20
Refreshment break
14:30
Panel discussion: Creating a sustainable wellness programme in your organisation with your employees at its core
  • Creating a culture of wellness in your organisation through the power of self-initiative.
  • How do you enable employees to take charge of their own wellness?
  • Hear from top organisations on their success story implementing innovative means to encourage employees to kick-start their own wellness initiatives.

Panelists:
Alvin Low, Head of People, Tesco
Abdul Risdan, Head of Human Resources, Uzma

15:25
Closing remarks by Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional Editor, Human Resources Online
15:30
End of day one
09:30
Welcome address by Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional Editor, Human Resources Online
MANEUVERING TOTAL REWARDS IN UNPRECEDENTED TIMES
09:35
Panel discussion: The road to recovery: Revolutionising the employee experience with advanced reward models
  • Determining the relevancy of reward programmes to suit employees’ needs while improving engagement rates.
  • How would remuneration models look like moving forward as we embrace an increasingly remote workforce?
  • Recognising effective frameworks for HR to measure performance, rewards and productivity for remote employees.
ENSURING VALUE IN YOUR TOTAL REWARDS STRATEGY
10:25
Reviewing your total rewards strategy to ensure strategic success
  • Total rewards strategies are veering towards more agile and practical models in light of ever-changing market conditions.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness and costs of your existing and upcoming total rewards initiatives.
  • How do you provide the right incentives to the right people, and what is the best way to introduce flexibility in your total rewards model.

Speaker: V. Sugumaran, General Manager (Compensation & Benefits), Centre of Expertise, Group Human Resource Division, TNB

11:05
Refreshment break
11:15
Developing a robust salary structure in alignment to both internal and external equity

According to the 2019 Hays Asia Salary Guide, 60% of employees looking for a new job quoted “salary/benefit package” as the reason why, making it the leading factor why employees choose to change jobs.

  • Finding the perfect balance in your pay matrix between motivating your employees and controlling labour costs.
  • Hear tips on to successfully ensure your pay matrix is reflective of the current market.
  • Investigate methods used to design salary range structures to determine the best-fit model for your organisation.

Speaker: Faizal Farouk, Head of Differentiated Remuneration, Human Capital Expertise, Petronas

12:00
Lunch
13:00
Tried and tested- Robust salary structure – what are fair & competitive rewards modules, will it make your employees happy?

Hear from Wytinne in this tried & tested session as she shares about an innovative benefit that she implemented; the boons and the banes; the implementation process; what the pitfalls were (if any); how her organisation recovered from them.

Speaker: Wytinne Cheng, Regional HR Director, Jotun Paints

TOTAL REWARDS FOR A DIVERSE WORKFORCE
13:40
Knowledge Café – Millennials and Gen Z: Refining your total rewards strategies for young talent
  • How do you evolve your rewards practices to keep up with the changing demands of the new demographics?
  • How can we structure our rewards packages to motivate the younger demographics of workers?
  • Moving towards a culture of flexibility and transparency in our rewards strategies.

Speaker: Lynn Ho,  Regional HR Manager, Asia Pacific,  Rosen Group

14:25
Panel discussion : Utilising technology to optimise your total rewards strategy
  • What is the best way to review our business culture and process in order to find the right technological fit to optimise our total rewards strategy?
  • How technology has changes the reward and recognition space in your organisation?
  • How are companies effectively using technology to upgrade their rewards strategy?

Panelists: 

Sulaxmi Prasad,  Director, Compensation, Benefits & HRIS, Asia Pacific, Herbalife 

15:25
Closing remarks by Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional Editor, Human Resources Online
15:30
End of Total Rewards Asia Summit Malaysia 2020
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