20 - 21 June, 2018
Mandarin Orchard Singapore, by Meritus, Singapore


8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration & Coffee & Tea

8:45 am - 9:00 am Chairman’s Opening Remarks

·      The impact of AI and robotics on displacing jobs and creating new roles
·      Defining organisational vision and values in formulating workforce planning roadmap
·      Building digital capabilities, re-skilling existing workforce and maximising the potential of talent pools9

Ommar Butt

Director – HR Mergers & Acquisitions
NXP Semiconductors


Dhanesh Gupte

Regional Head, People & Organisation Development – Asia Pacific
Syngenta Asia Pacific Pte Ltd


Martin Prinz

Global RPA Risk Control Lead


David Arkell

HR Leader - APAC
General Electric

9:45 am - 10:15 am Capitalising on the Rise of the “Gig” Economy: Adding Contingent Talent to Your Existing Workforce

·      The convergence of HR and procurement in the “gig” economy
·      Embracing a collaborative mindset and striking the right balance in contingent workforce management programs
·      Investing in technologies to achieve total workforce visibility and workforce optimisation

10:15 am - 10:45 am Scaling Workforce Agility with Innovative Ecosystems

·      Technology as key enablers in empowering workforce performance
·      Reinventing processes, organisational structures and employee experience to accelerate business agility
·      Creating a resilient, collaborative workforce comprising of people and machines 

10:45 am - 11:15 am Morning Refreshment Break

11:15 am - 12:35 pm Roundtable 7: Driving Employee Engagement and Profitable Customer Relationships

11:15 am - 12:35 pm Roundtable 8: Developing Millennial and Generation Z to be Future Leaders

Shelly Rajpal, Head of HR,HP Inc.

Shelly Rajpal

Head of HR
HP Inc.

11:15 am - 12:35 pm Roundtable 9: Defining Key Metrics for Talent Assessment in the Digital Age

11:15 am - 12:35 pm Roundtable 10: Automating Performance Management

11:15 am - 12:35 pm Roundtable 11: Cost-Benefit Analysis: Sourcing Talent Internally versus External Recruitment

11:15 am - 12:35 pm Roundtable 12: Sourcing the Right Talent for New Skills & Roles

Steven Poon, Senior Vice President - Talent Acquisition Group,DBS Bank

Steven Poon

Senior Vice President - Talent Acquisition Group
DBS Bank

12:35 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Redesigning Today’s Workplace to Empower Collaboration and Innovation

Gaurab Banerji, Head of Digital & Workplace Transformation,Prudential Assurance Company
·      Incorporating the right mix of retrofits and digital integration
·      How can future workplaces better support collaboration and innovation?
·      Planning and driving workplace change to improve productivity and performance

Gaurab Banerji

Head of Digital & Workplace Transformation
Prudential Assurance Company

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Transforming Work Spaces with Digital Technologies and Innovative Layout

·      Promoting connectivity, interaction and collaboration amongst workforce communities
·      Boosting employee and customer engagement in today’s digital workplace
·      Optimising old and new workspaces for autonomous and personalised learning

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Refreshment Break

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Effective Strategies on Leadership Development and Succession Planning

Adzhar Ibrahim, Head, People & Organization,Maxis Berhad
·      Aligning succession priorities with your corporate strategy and culture
·      Understanding the demands and expectations of leadership positions and ensuring smooth personnel transition
·      Strategising leadership development and routes to succession planning

Adzhar Ibrahim

Head, People & Organization
Maxis Berhad

·      Adopting a top-down change management approach
·      Setting change parameters and benchmarking the progress and success
·      Securing active participation of key stakeholders and creating a digital mindset shift

Mukta Arya

Head of Human Resources, Southeast Asia | Head of People & Talent Development – Asia Pacific
Societe Generale


Claudia Colabattista

HR Solutions & Transformation Director- Asia, Middle East & Africa
Mondelēz International


Jarod Ong

Senior Vice President, Head of Operations
Singapore Exchange Limited

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm Chairman’s Closing Remarks & End of Summit