Conference Day One – Tuesday 16 October 2018

8:00 am - 8:45 am Morning Refreshment and Registration

8:45 am - 9:00 am Opening Remarks from the Chairperson

·         From HR process automation to mobile APPs centered digital solutions – where are you at now?
·         What are the key challenges you are facing?
·         What are your priorities to drive and accelerate the digitalization campaign 
img

Grace Chan

Senior General Manager, Group Human Resources and Administration
Berjaya Corporation Berhad

img

Zahira Sughra Zainuddin

Head, Senior Vice-President’s Office, Group Human Resources Management
PETRONAS

img

Rahul Kalia

Regional HR Business Partner (Head of HR), Asia Pacific & Japan
Bayer CropScience

img

Dr. Jaclyn Lee

Chief Human Resources Officer
SUTD

9:50 am - 10:30 am How to Manage Digital Transformation Successfully

Monir Azzouzi - Head of Employee Experience Maxis
·         Redesigning  the workplace culture for a high collaborative, engaging and productive environment
·         Communicating the changes and driving your employees part of the change
·         Partnering with business leaders for effective implementations
·         Understanding and measuring business impacts
img

Monir Azzouzi

Head of Employee Experience
Maxis

10:30 am - 11:10 am Speed Networking & Morning Tea

11:10 am - 12:50 pm Roundtable Discussion – 2 Rotations at 40 Minutes Each

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in 2 roundtable sessions of their choice. Led by table hosts on each topic, there will be a 5 minutes wrap-up session at the end of group discussions.

THE HR DIGITALIZATION JOURNEY

11:10 am - 12:50 pm Topic 1 - Common Roadblocks to Achieve HR Digitalization and Strategies to Overcome These
Dr. Fermin Diez - Deputy CEO & Group Director, Human Capital and Organisation Development National Council for Social Service, Singapore
-          Support and buy in from upper management
-          Presenting the business case and obtaining budgets
-          Fear of the unknown
-          Changing Culture and Mindset in Digital Transformation
img

Dr. Fermin Diez

Deputy CEO & Group Director, Human Capital and Organisation Development
National Council for Social Service, Singapore

THE HR DIGITALIZATION JOURNEY

10:10 am - 11:50 am Topic 2 – Creating Culture Change While Driving Growth
Tomo Yashiki - Head of HR, Asia Pacific Barry Callebaut
-          Reinforce the vision and purpose – Ensure that everyone in the organization is clear on vision, values, culture code and how those elements lead to success
-          Emphasize success, plan for wins, celebrate change
img

Tomo Yashiki

Head of HR, Asia Pacific
Barry Callebaut

THE HR DIGITALIZATION JOURNEY

11:10 am - 12:50 pm Topic 3 – Transforming Employee Experience
Monir Azzouzi - Head of Employee Experience Maxis
-          Shifting workforce demographics are largely driving this “happy but leaving” trend. The younger generations now account for the majority share of the workforce, and these workers have decidedly different views and expectations about work compared with older colleagues.
-          From leadership to engagement—top down and bottom up
img

Monir Azzouzi

Head of Employee Experience
Maxis

-          Assessing growth behaviors and mindsets
-          Making change stick across businesses and cultures
-          Creating a transparent, engaging and collaborative culture for employee engagement and empowering

THE HR DIGITALIZATION JOURNEY

11:10 am - 12:50 pm Topic 4 - Cultivating the Right Behaviors & Mindsets for Organizational Growth
Raamann Ahuja - Senior Director Human Resources, Southeast Asia and Taiwan Thermo Fisher Scientific
-          Assessing growth behaviors and mindsets
-          Making change stick across businesses and cultures
-          Creating a transparent, engaging and collaborative culture for employee engagement and empowering
img

Raamann Ahuja

Senior Director Human Resources, Southeast Asia and Taiwan
Thermo Fisher Scientific

12:50 pm - 1:50 pm Networking Lunch

1:50 pm - 2:30 pm Case Study: Achieving the Gold Standard of Employee Experience

Tarun Gulrajani - Human Resources Director - Asia & Pacific REHAU
·         Face the challenge of “ culture beats strategy”
·         The evolving employee expectations- understand what your employees really want
·         How design thinking can transform employee experience , internal culture and employer brand 
img

Tarun Gulrajani

Human Resources Director - Asia & Pacific
REHAU

2:30 pm - 3:10 pm Case Study : Applying Design Thinking to move from HR Systems to People Solutions

Zahira Sughra Zainuddin - Head, Senior Vice-President’s Office, Group Human Resources Management PETRONAS
A case study from Petronas to share the journey of transformation and the focus on employee experience.
img

Zahira Sughra Zainuddin

Head, Senior Vice-President’s Office, Group Human Resources Management
PETRONAS

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

3:40 pm - 5:10 pm Roundtable Discussions: 2 rotations at 40 minutes each

HR technologies are evolving at a breakneck pace. To be truly digital and sustainable, it is vital that people strategies evolve so organizations are empowered with the new critical competencies necessary to succeed. These roundtable sessions will explore :
-          How can the new HR technologies accelerate the digitalization process
-          When and how to implement them
-          Cost-effectiveness and ROI measurements

3:40 pm - 5:10 pm 1. Smart Recruitment

Sharma K.S.K Lachu - Chief Executive Officer Accendo
a.       Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
b.      A.I. Recruiting
c.       ATS / Assessment/ Interviewing  tools
img

Sharma K.S.K Lachu

Chief Executive Officer
Accendo

5:40 pm - 7:10 pm 2. Innovative Learning & Development Solutions

Aloysius Budi Santoso - Chief Corporate Human Capital Development PT Astra International Tbk
a.       Gamification
b.      eLearning and Virtual Learning
c.       Learning Management Systems (LMS)
img

Aloysius Budi Santoso

Chief Corporate Human Capital Development
PT Astra International Tbk

3:40 pm - 5:10 pm 3. Digital Employee Wellbeing Solutions

Helen Loh - Senior Director, Global HR Shared Services Applied Materials
a.       Digital Healthcare & Wellness  Solutions
img

Helen Loh

Senior Director, Global HR Shared Services
Applied Materials

a.       Why adopting the new performance management system and how it improves employee productivity and engagement
img

Raamann Ahuja

Senior Director Human Resources, Southeast Asia and Taiwan
Thermo Fisher Scientific

5:10 pm - 5:20 pm Closing Remarks from Chairperson & Close of Conference Day One