Agenda

#TotalRewardsAsia 2020 concluded on 16 September 2020.
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Conference day 1
2020-09-15
Conference day 2
2020-09-16
09:30
Welcome address by Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional Editor, Human Resources Online
FORMULATING PROGRESSIVE TOTAL REWARDS TRENDS
09:35
The Mastercard case study: Driving a consumer-driven total rewards strategy to connect employees to priceless opportunities
  • Identifying gaps to address best-fit rewards schemes aligned with workforce needs.
  • Addressing the full spectrum of total rewards components for modern-day employees: pay, benefits, wellbeing, and career and development to reduce attrition rates.
  • Running an intensive communication plan to ensure a high level of uptake and employee appreciation.

Keynote speaker: Aakash Mehta, Vice President, Total Rewards, Mastercard 

10:25
Components of a total rewards system: Advocating for active career development opportunities
  • Including career development as part of the total rewards strategy to drive high performance.
  • Learn how Infineon Technologies successfully leveraged on career development to value employees as business partners in the talent management journey.
  • Building upon employee recognition and career mobility to retain and engage talent.

Speaker: Ajayan Ramachandran, Head – Personnel & Leadership Development, Human Resources, Infineon Technologies, Asia Pacific

11:10
Refreshment break
ADVANCING EMPLOYEE FINANCIAL WELLNESS WITH BETTER COMPENSATION
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
Aligning retirement benefits with business needs to advance an active-aging workforce
  • Safeguarding the jobs of older workers through a fair wage system.
  • Fostering a motivated and productive business environment through comprehensive retirement benefits.
  • Rewarding beyond CPF contribution rates to improve retirement security.

Speaker: Sheela Parakkal, Chief Human Resources Officer, Prudential

REWARDING WITH FAIRNESS TO ATTRACT AND RETAIN STAFF
13:40
Designing a competitive bonus scheme to optimise your rewards strategy
  • How to effectively incentivise employees’ performances and behaviours through a tiered commission structure?
  • Promoting clear, communicative relationships with employees to motivate and retain key staff.
  • How do you provide the right incentives to the right people, and what is the best way to introduce bonus initiatives in your total rewards model?

    Speaker: Arun Kaimal, HR Director, Danaher Water Quality Platform, Asia Pacific

14:20
Refreshment break
MANEUVERING TOTAL REWARDS IN UNPRECEDENTED TIMES
14:30
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.

Moderator:

Jerene Ang, Deputy Editor, Human Resources Online 

Panellists:

Jacely Voon, Chief of People, Culture & Capital & CSR Fuji Xerox Singapore

John Tan, Vice President HR, Southeast Asia, Millennium Hotels & Resorts

Andrew Ing, Chief Operating Officer, The Lo & Behold Group 

Cheeman Mendonca, HR Business Partner – APAC, EMEA Growth & LATAM, Mölnlycke Health Care 

15:25
Closing remarks by Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional Editor, Human Resources Online
15:30
End of day one
09:30
Welcome address by Jerene Ang, Deputy Editor, Human Resources Online
RE-STRATEGISING THE APPROACH TOWARDS EMPLOYEE HEALTHCARE AND WELLNESS
09:35
Panel discussion: 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 by providing assistance to employees experiencing workplace stress and pressures.
  • How to design employee initiatives to gain a better understanding of mental illness.

Moderator:
Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional Editor, Human Resources Online 

Panellists:

Samprita Majumder, Global Benefits Leader (APJ), Dell Technologies
Tina Sharma, Senior Vice President and Head, Human Resource, State Bank of India, Singapore
Rosemary Soong, Director, Group HR, National Healthcare Group
Ray Tan, Director, Total Rewards, JAPAC, Abbvie

10:20
C-suite fireside chat: Curbing rising healthcare costs with progressive healthcare investments
  • Identifying innovative benefits beyond healthcare as part of the total rewards strategy.
  • How are progressive organisations addressing clinical and non-communicable conditions in their benefits package?
  • Analysing beyond “one-size-fits-all” health insurance to design a competitive benefits package.

Moderator:  

Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional Editor, Human Resources Online  

Speaker:  

Alvin Fu, Chief Corporate Solutions Officer, AIA Group 

Lim Chee Gay, Executive Vice President Group HR, TDCX 

11:20
Refreshment break
11:30
The HSBC case study: Leveraging on technology to create “moments that matter” in the employee experience journey
  • Adopting holistic wellness strategies to accommodate employees’ life goals
  • Optimising employee health and productivity with mobile health and wellness technology in challenging times.
  • Delving into HSBC’s ‘5 ways of wellness’ campaign to help employees better respond and take initiative on their personal health and wellbeing.

Speaker:  

Li Ching Lim, Head of Performance and Rewards, HSBC Singapore

*This session will not be available on Video on Demand. 

12:00
Lunch
REWARDING ACHIEVEMENTS EQUALLY TO RETAIN TALENT
13:15
Tried and tested: IKEA’s pay equity journey focused on identifying and correcting pay disparities to cultivate a sustainable and equitable work environment

In this 40 minute session, IKEA Southeast Asia will share its pay equity journey (from “equal work, equal pay” to “gender pay equity”); the considerations; the implementation process; and whether this initiative deserves a recommendation from the company.

Speaker: Ker Ying Tiang, Head of Rewards, IKEA Southeast Asia

ENSURING VALUE IN YOUR TOTAL REWARDS STRATEGY
14:00
Driving your business needs with a robust total rewards strategy
  • Adapting a business mindset to articulate the proposition value of your total rewards initiatives to top management.
  • Presenting an authentic employee value proposition (EVP) to drive business goals in turbulent times.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness and costs of your existing and upcoming total rewards initiatives.

Speaker: Chia Yei, Group Rewards Lead, RGE

14:45
Leveraging on HR analytics to improve the efficiency of rewards & benefits
  • Identifying and refining predictive workforce analytics to better achieve future talent gaps.
  • Optimising HR analytics to effectively communicate business value to key stakeholders.
  • Looming complications when HR struggles to determine trends and anticipate future workforce behaviour and organisational needs.

Speaker: Sandeep Girotra, CHRO – Emerging Markets, Xylem Incorporation

15:25
Closing remarks by Jerene Ang, Deputy Editor, Human Resources Online
15:30
End of Total Rewards Asia Summit Singapore 2020
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