Welcome address

AditiSharmaAditi Sharma Kalra
Regional Editor
Human Resources Online

Opening keynote: Reinventing talent mobility with an
experience-centred approach
  • How do you determine the impact of your talent mobility strategy over your business growth strategy?
  • How would you track your mobility needs in this new decade with the pandemic effect and
    talent prioritisation?
  • Is the HR operation equipped to deal with the changes ahead when driving talent mobility?

Deloitte - JodSpeaker: Jod Gill
Director, Global Employer Services

Deloitte - Dion ThaiSpeaker: Dion Thai
Partner, Global Employer Services

Panel Discussion: Breaking down legal risk and compliance with tax, immigration and duty of care
  • How can you mitigate your legal risk and compliance for mobile professionals given all the new changes that have cropped up in the past year, while balancing costs against benefits?
  • What are the latest legal and compliance pitfalls to avoid?
  • What else can you include in your policies to attract the talent you need?

GP-Charles FergusonModerator: Charles Hamilton Ferguson
General Manager
Globalization Partners (GP)

Aaqua-Victoria BethlehemPanellist: Victoria Bethlehem
Chief People Officer & General Manager

Baker McKenzie-Celeste AngPanellist: Celeste Ang
Baker McKenzie

SIRVA-Joanne PaviaPanellist: Joanne Pavia
Regional Sales Director

Tea break

*Interactive games by Far East Hospitality  

A data-driven perspective to identify talent priorities for mobility
  • How can we appreciate workforce mobility trends through data?
  • How would we be able to identify the key variables towards a successful mobility assignment?
  • What insights can data offer to help organisations find the right candidate to set up global mobility assignments for success?

FYT Consulting - Christina KoiSpeaker: Christina Koi
Senior Consultant
FYT Consulting

Exploring the new rules on distributed workforce management
  • How can you keep track of an increasingly distributed workforce?
  • What are the new rules for operations and governance that you need to know?
  • What can you do to mitigate tax, immigration and other compliance risks resulting from business travel and a team that may work virtually for months?

Equinix-Hwa Choo LimSpeaker: Hwa Choo Lim
VP Human Resources, Asia Pacific


*Interactive games by HSBC Bank, Singapore

Success metrics in monitoring and tracking remote workforce effectively
  • What are the challenges faced in getting real-time, accurate information on employee’s productivity and performance?
  • How would HR technology tackle challenges around increased compliance and operational risk due to remote work?
  • How can we leverage this new-found agility and retain virtual assignments as a viable option going forward?

KANTAR - CarolynSpeaker: Carolyn Milligan
Head of Global Mobility Human Resources, Enabling Functions

Assessing the feasibility of virtual assignments
  • Why are virtual assignments considered so different from traditional assignments?
  • How can you address common concerns around creating, managing and assessing a virtual assignment?
  • What criteria can you use to measure ROI for virtual assignments?

GROW HR Consulting - Alf CarlesäterSpeaker: Alf Carlesäter
Founder & Managing Director
GROW HR Consulting

Tea break

*Interactive games by Savills  

Panel discussion: Takeaways from lockdowns – creative responses to relocation challenges
  • What can HR leaders learn from the brilliant workarounds and short-term solutions introduced to manage relocations during lockdowns?
  • What are the best practices that have emerged around relocation management?
  • How can HR leaders balance employees’ desires against business requirements more equitably?

BGRS - Ian JohnsonModerator: Ian Johnson
SVP, Global Client Development

Bayer - Catherine Bulut (Panellist: Catherine Bulut
HRBP APAC R&D, Regional Marketing, South East Asia / Pakistan Commercial
Bayer South East Asia (Crop Science)

Panellist: Pauline Loo
SVP, Human Resources
Nippon Sanso Holdings Corporation

Relo Network-Steve BursonPanellist: Steve Burson
Chief Executive Officer
Relo Network Asia

Closing remarks

AditiSharmaAditi Sharma Kalra
Regional Editor
Human Resources Online

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