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HR Tech Fest Connect 2020 happens on 12 – 13 May, from 10am Singapore Time (GMT +8).

This is the webpage that you’ll get access to the individual conference sessions. You may enter the conference sessions starting from 12 May 2020. Please note that there may be concurrent conference session running during the same time slot. Do plan your learning schedule in advance. Conference agenda is subject to change without prior notice.

Should you need help accessing the conference session during the event days, please WhatsApp us at +65 8455 9775


10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Workforce view 2020: harness these global employee survey findings to transform your HR strategy
John Antos, Vice President Strategy and Marketing, Asia Pacific, ADP

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Strategic insights for identifying the right talent and team DNA for remote working
Robert Glazer, Founder & CEO, Acceleration Partners

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

The new “NOW of work”
Jason Averbook, Global Keynote Speaker, CEO & Co-Founder, Leapgen

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

Connected and resilient: the new employee engagement
Lorna Borenstein, CEO and Founder, Grokker

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

Adjusting your employee experience program for the new normal
Steve Bennetts, EX Solutions & Strategy, Qualtrics
Vanee Bijayendrayodhin, Chief People Officer, Ananda Development
Natalia Navin, Chief Human Resources Officer, Maxis

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Self-sovereign identity: a paradigm shift for the talent profile
Yvette Cameron, Co-Founder and EVP, Velocity Career Labs

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

AI-driven organization knowledge management, collaboration and decision making
Udaiya Karuppasamy, Specialist Sales Lead – Modern Workplace, Microsoft Asia Pacific

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

The future of talent attraction and how COVID is accelerating this
Karen Tay, Smart Nation Director (North America), Singapore Prime Minister’s Office

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

The new world of hiring: the opportunity to challenge the status quo
Mirela Lane, Solutions Architect, APAC, HireVue

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Panel discussion: staying ahead of the technology curve
Andrew Chan, (IHRP Board Member) Co-Founder and Managing Director, The Soup Spoon
Mayank Parekh, CEO, Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP)
Ong Chin Yin, (IHRP-MP) Head of People, Grab
Karina Kuok, Head, Professional Practices Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP)

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Leaders of crisis: staying ahead of the next wave of disruption
Dr Tanvi Gautam, Transformational Leadership Expert

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Reskilling programs vs job redesigning: what is the best way forward in the digital economy?
Low Peck Kem, (IHRP-MP, Chartered Fellow CIPD) Chief HR Officer & Advisor (Workforce Development), Singapore Public Service Division President, Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI)

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM

The compelling business case for driving employee engagement
Inna Wahlberg, General Manager Asia, Ascender
Donovan Low, Head of Business Development Asia, Ascender

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM

The future of wellbeing and employee mental health – how can HR get ahead and what should they start thinking about?
Jeannette Bronee, Rethinker, Culture Strategist, Global Keynote & TEDx Speaker, Author, CEO & Founder

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Intelligent tools (AI and data): where we are right now
John Sumser, US-based Futurist & Technology, Commentator

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