Thursday 13th June 2019


Registration opens


Opening remarks from the chair


Building a future-ready workforce for digital transformation

One of the biggest challenges in HR today is keeping up with the skills required for digital transformation. How can you prepare employees to adapt to the digital age?

  • How to develop effective programs that help employees thrive in the digital age
  • How will emerging technologies assist in attracting and retaining talent required for the workforce of the future?
  • What do HR professionals need to prepare for future talent needs?

Lelia Konyn, Head of HR and Corporate Affairs, Shun Shing Group

9:40am Session details TBC
10:10am Morning tea & refreshment break

How to effectively use artificial intelligence for recruitment

Artificial intelligence (AI) has created a more efficient recruitment process, allowing HR leaders to streamline and automate workflows and tap into diverse talent. This session will outline how to:

  • How to effectively collect and analyse applicant data
  • Using predictive analytics throughout the recruitment process
  • AI in recruitment: how it is applied and assists in solving barriers to recruitment
  • New era, new jobs: how to leverage AI in evolving roles

Raffat Raza, Director & HR Business Partner, Asia, Metlife

11:20am Session details TBC

Integrating data analytics into workforce planning

Insights gained through employee data can highlight important trends. How can data-driven decisions help optimise talent strategies and prepare for the future of work?

  • Tailoring recruitment and talent management strategies using data
  • Using predictive analytics to identify skills required for future teams
  • Applying evidence-based decision making through tracking HR analytics

Winnie Lai, Group HR Director, Yat Fai Group

12:30pm Networking lunch

PANEL: Consumerisation of the workplace – what does this mean for the employer?

Organisations are increasingly expected to deliver a customer-centric employee experience that is seamless, digital and personalised. How can HR leaders evolve their processes and strategies to provide a competitive and rewarding experience throughout the employee lifecycle? This session will address:

  • Using technology to create a personalised candidate experience during the recruitment process
  • Strategies for promoting continuous communication and feedback to evaluate employee goals and performance
  • Using people analytics to predict employee interests and needs
  • Creating accessible and customised content from learning programs

Harshit Anand, Head of HR Strategy, Business Management & Delivery, Asia-Pacific, QBE Insurance
Angee Chan, Head of People and Culture, Hong Kong and Macau , Philip Morris International
Maria Hui, Director, HR HK Lead, Microsoft
Mabel Wong, Vice President - People, Talent & Organizational Development, Lane Crawford

2:20pm Session details TBC
2:50pm Afternoon tea & refreshment break

Bridging the gap: Knowledge and skills transfer in a multigenerational workforce

With the age gap between employees increasing, HR professionals are having to adapt to manage the most age-diverse workforce in history. How can companies develop successful intergenerational skills and knowledge management strategies to ensure teams thrive under constant disruptions?

  • Knowledge is power – how are you transferring knowledge in your organisation?
  • How do you appeal to different generations and meet their needs?
  • Communicating and sharing content tailored to different learning styles
  • Implementing policies to support and retain senior staff
  • Creating diversity and inclusion programs to encourage collaboration between teams

Trevor Blackman, Vice President, Global Reward & Mobility, DFS


Creating the right mindset for organisational change

The future of work is disrupting existing structures, roles, and technology. How can HR professionals help optimise organizational change?

  • Increase employee capability and sustain performance through change
  • Manage organisational change roles and accountabilities
  • Leading change – effective communication strategies to support successful change
Rizwan Masood, MD, Head HR, Retail Banking, Wealth, CA, B&M, HK & Greater China North Asia, Standard Chartered Bank
4:30pm Conference concludes




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