Agenda

HR LEADERS SUMMIT ASIA | 8 JULY 2020

Virtual Main Stage - Singapore time (UCT + 8)

12:00 pm
12:05 pm

Welcome from the Event Partner

John Antos

Vice President Strategy & Marketing, Asia Pacific, ADP – Automatic Data Processing

12:10 pm

PANEL: Surviving and thriving – how to lead your workforce through recovery

Panellists from Asia’s leading companies will share the lessons they have learned from the coronavirus crisis and their HR plans and strategies for emerging stronger.  

  • How to leverage the experience of COVID-19 to accelerate the future of work  
  • Tips for engaging employees to feel connected with the redefined priorities and strategy   
  • Re-engaging and redeploying the workforce to new priorities and routines  
  • Using the recovery period to pivot towards a more resilient and innovative workforce 

Moderator:

Philippa (Pip) Penfold

CEO and Co-Founder, People Collider

Panellists:

Drew Fernandez

Global Chief People Officer, Bottling Investments Group, Coca-Cola

Matthew Kimball

Vice President, Global Commercial, Human Resources, Shell

Nutan Singapuri

Senior Director Human Resources, Asia Pacific, LinkedIn

12:40 pm

Networking break

Please use this time to visit the expo booths or head to our sponsored workshop session

12:40 pm

Workshop Session by Glint: People success: How to ensure employees are happier and more successful at work

Now, more than ever before, people-driven strategies have become an essential part of a successful business strategy, especially in times of uncertainty. What are organisations doing to listen to and act on employee feedback and how does it help to drive the business forward?  

  • Trends and insights gained from listening to millions of employees during the current challenging times
  • What workplace strategies are organisations adopting to adjust to the new normal?
  • How will employee listening continue to evolve in the workplace?
Amrita Prasad

Strategy and Business Development, Glint APAC

1:00 pm

The Workforce View 2020 Volume Two: Post-COVID-19: The outlook immediately after the COVID-19 outbreak

The ADP Research Institute surveyed over 32,000 workers in 17 countries around the world at the end of 2019 and start of 2020 to explore workers’ feelings towards, opinions about, and experiences of key workplace issues outlined in The Workforce View 2020 Volume One: pre-COVID-19 report. Then the pandemic hit, triggering major changes to the world of work and altering the outlook for employers and employees alike. This presented a significant opportunity to revisit the research and gauge how attitudes have changed:

  • Key findings illustrating worker sentiment in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and Latin America before and after Covid
  • Identifying global workforce trends affecting the employee experience
  • Understanding critical shifts in current workforce challenges
John Antos

Vice President Strategy & Marketing, Asia Pacific, ADP – Automatic Data Processing

1:30 pm

Networking break

Please use this time to visit the expo booths or head to our sponsored workshop session

1:30 pm

Workshop session by BPP: Why the Future of L&D is Now

The past few months have reshaped L&D, with many organisations revisiting and adapting different learning strategies. What are the emerging L&D trends post-Covid and how do you create a continuous learning culture for a remote workforce?

- Identifying recent L&D trends escalated through Covid

- Why the strategy and investment in L&D is more important than ever

- Getting the most from your L&D programmes

Vicky Knight

Associate Dean of International Programmes, BPP University School of Business

1:50 pm

PANEL: Leveraging HR technology to re-engage your workforce

Across Asia, many multi-year digital transformation projects were accelerated to a few weeks. With HR technology now playing a huge role in all organisations, our panellists will share insights from their HR tech journeys.  

  • Practical lessons learned during a variety of different HR tech rollouts  
  • Examples of successful AI and automation programs that have automated routine HR tasks  
  • Which transactions can we automate with self-service and what should we retain in human hands? 

 

Moderator:

Philippa (Pip) Penfold

CEO and Co-Founder, People Collider

Panellists:

Jose Enrique Alvarez

HRIS Director, AIA

Subhankar Roy Chowdhury

Executive Director & Head - HR & CSR - Asia Pacific & Japan, Lenovo

Sharif Khan

General Manager HR, Asia, Microsoft

Sunil Setlur

Chief People Officer, Go-Jek

2:20 pm

Networking break

Please use this time to visit the expo booths or network with other delegates

2:40 pm

PANEL: How to promote mental well-being in the workplace

Research has shown an increase in reported mental health issues among employees over the years and continues to rise due to COVID-19. Companies are now shifting their priority towards employee well-being during this time of uncertainty. In this session, hear from some of the nation’s top employers on the steps they are taking to improve employee well-being. 

  • Proven strategies and programs that support employee well-being 
  • Developing resources to manage mental health and stress-related concerns for a remote workforce  
  • Integrating mental health support within employee health benefits  
  • How to create a culture of well-being and support through online communities 
  • Promoting awareness and overcoming social stigma associated with mental health 
     

Moderator:

Katie Birch

Director of Sales, Indeed

Panellists:

Dr. Zoë Fortune

CEO, City Mental Health Alliance HK

Rashmi Sharma

Global Learning & Wellbeing Lead - South East Asia & ANZ, Unilever

Helen Snowball

Chief HR Officer, Asia Pacific, JLL

Suki Tiwana

Head of Colleague & Labour Relations, Asia Pacific, American Express

3:10 pm

Networking break

Please use this time to visit the expo booths or network with other delegates

3:30 pm

HR spotlight: Telling stories through real-time data

During the crisis with such rapid changes and decision-making, HR teams really learned the importance of real-time data. Steven will share his insight into the use of data for HR decision-making.

  • Making connections across data and information to inform successful decision making
  • Using real-time data and analytics to influence stakeholders at all levels
  • How to shape data into a narrative to help reveal findings, trends or underlying patterns
  • Using visualisations to explain how and why HR data changes over time
  • How can we use data to think differently about the employee experience?
Steven Yong

Chief Administration Officer, Human Resources, Asia-Pacific, HSBC

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