November 15, 2023

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM | REGISTRATION

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM | Speed Networking Session


Given that the Pandemic era also had an impact on human resources, difficulties embracing changes, particularly in work setup, have been a problem that has to be addressed further. Organizations are strategically ensuring that all of their staff are consistently productive and efficient. Let's investigate more how we can go with the HR System's existing flow.

1. What are the challenges by Pandemic Era In Human Resource Landscapes?
2. How do organizations cope with these challenges?
3. What are the topics that will contribute to the success of HR in Post Pandemic Era?

Confirmed Speaker:
Nina Arribe
HR Director
Pioneer Square Brands, USA

9:20 AM - 9:40 AM | PRESENTATION: Building an Agile Workforce


Open communication and collaboration is very important in the organization. Being transparent in giving feedback makes the workforce become agile. It also generate increased productivity, higher employee engagement, and better ability to adapt to external forces such as market changes, buyer behavior, and economic conditions

1. Importance of agility in workplace culture

2. How to maintain an agile workforce in today's changing work environment?

3. Impact of adopting agile working

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM | PRESENTATION: Seasonal Regular Employment (SRE) Scheme

To be cost competitive while having a labor-intensive manufacturing process in a VUCA environment is a formidable task for an organization who sees its employees as the backbone of the company.

For many companies, when there is a serious business downturn, employers resort to retrenchment or redundancy. As these measures hurt both employers and employees, many businesses would prefer to outsource processes or hire temporary employees or hire manpower agencies to man their operations verging on contractualization. SRE is an alternative scheme in our quest to find balance between meeting the needs of business and the welfare of employees.

Confirmed Speakers:
Oliver Tacorda
HR Director

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM | PANEL DISCUSSION: Heads Up!: Spreading Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace


Mental health is a key factor in determining an organization's long-term effectiveness. When the employees feel that they are valued in the organization, they can work smarter, efficiently and reliably.

1. The importance of employee wellbeing in the workplace
2. The impact of employee wellbeing on employee's performance
3. To promote healthy wellbeing in the workplace

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM | NETWORKING BREAK

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM I Recalibrating Reward System Through Employee Well Being

The best reward an organization can ever give to its employees must be an employee well-being focused reward. An organization that considers current condition of employees is very rare to find. Nowadays, organizations are
encouraged to be more humane by providing enough support that will help them in achieving not just organizational goals but also personal goals.

1. How can we calibrate reward system?
2. What are the common support/needs of employees?
3. How can recalibrated reward system helps employees and organization achieve goals?

11:05 AM - 11:25 AM | PRESENTATION: Talk and Walk: Effective HR Communication in the Organization

Communicating with different levels and personalities in the organization is the most critical skill an HR leader can possess. Whether you are communicating new policies or working with a team or individual on a specific issue, effective communication is key to an HR leader's success.

Key points:
1. Determine the importance of effective communication in the workplace.
2. Identify the common issues and challenges that an HR leader encounters in the workplace communication
3. Different ways how to resolve conflicts and improve HR communication in the

Confirmed Speaker:
Patricia Rowena Lim

11:25 AM - 11:45 AM | PRESENTATION: Reinventing Workforce Skills in the Age of Generative AI

The use of AI is the most intriguing issues in Human Resource nowadays. Many organization leaders are curious about how it works and how it can make the work easier to handle. But the question is, can we really consider it as efficient?

1. What are the pros and cons of using Artificial Intelligence?
2. When is the best time to advocate the use of AI?
3. How can Ai becomes a blessing and a challenge?

Confirmed Speaker:
Oscar Fudalan Jr.
HR Talent Strategy and Operations Lead

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION: Enhancement of Employee Experience Through Technology

- What can organizations do to re-engage disconnected employees?
-Facilitating a culture of open communication to address employee problems
-Understanding individual goals and expectations
-Making sure employees feel valued and celebrated
-Prioritizing mental and physical well-being and avoiding burnout


1:15 PM - 1:30 PM | Ice Breaker

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM | PRESENTATION: Quiet Hiring: New Ways to Attract in-Demand Talents

Organizations today face a competitive hiring landscape. Quiet hiring is a strategy where an organization acquires new skills without actually hiring new full-time employees. It usually means giving current employees more responsibilities beyond their current job description. In this panel discussion, we will find out the reason behind the emerging quiet hiring and its role to attract in-demand talents.

1. Why has quiet-hiring become popular in the HR Landscape? When did it start?
2. How does quiet-hiring help the organization in attracting in-demand talents?
3. What are the strategies of the organization about it?
4. How does quiet hiring become beneficial to the employers? How about the employees?

Confirmed Speaker:
Laarni Ona
HR Head
Robinsons Bank Corporation

1:50 PM - 2:10 PM | PRESENTATION: Identifying Priorities: Empowering Employees through Work-Life Blend

In today's generation, most of the employees are getting frustrated as they spend more time at work. In the ast 3 years, the pandemic teaches us how to make time for ourselves. Most of the companies implemented different types of work arrangements including work from home setup and hybrid work arrangement.

Through this, the employees can identify their priorities at work and in their lives.

1. Work-lIfe Blend Vs. Work-LIfe Balance
2. HR Role in implementing Work-Life Blend in the organization
3. How to sustain employee's work-life blend?
4. How does work-life blend reflects to employees' performance?

Confirmed Speaker:
Mari Arribe
Vice President - Training and Organizational Development
Advanced Learning Programs

2:10 PM - 2:30 PM | PRESENTATION: Ecosystem of Change: Navigating A Hybrid Workplace

Pandemic affects widely the setup and organizational system of most companies. Many organizations are now implementing the Hybrid Setup where the personal needs of employees are addressed with the balance of proper handling of business responsibilities. Employees and employers met halfway in a term where it will be both beneficial. But given the fact that it jus started last year, how can we truly secure success?

1. What are the pros and cons of Hybrid Setup?
2. What are the practices implemented in support to change in workplace arrangement?
3. What is the proper way of handling changes in the workplace?

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM |PANEL DISCUSSION: Modifying Instructional Design in Human Resource

Instructional Designs in HR will never go out of style. When we say ID, it is the systematic practice of developing and delivering instructional materials that will help leaders to know the learning programs suitable for their employees. It will unveil the potential skills that will open a lot of opportunities for learners.

Key Points:
1. How can Instructional Design help address the learning gaps in organization?
2. How does pandemic affects the modification of instruction design in HR?
3. How does ID helps in creating potential career paths for employees?


3:15 PM - 4:00 PM | ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION : The Battle of Employee Wellbeing in the Workplace

“Workplaces can be places of both opportunity and risk for mental health. With a profession and vocation as demanding as saving lives and caring for people, healthcare workers have been at risk of tremendous and chronic stress even before the pandemic,” said Graham Harrison, officer-in-charge of the Office of the WHO Representative to the Philippines. — Gaea Katreena Cabico.

Some of the employee's are okay with their personal lives and only get stress, anxiety and burnout at work. In this case, how does an HR Practitioner/Professional monitor the state of employee's wellbeing? Is there any way to make the workplace a happy place for the employees? Then what should the organization do about it?

4:00 PM - 4:20 PM | PRESENTATION : Talent Mobility: Attraction and Retention of Best Employees

Talent mobility refers to moving an existing worker to another position to enhance their skills, experiences, and talents. The right people, with the right skills, in the right place, at the right time. This is also a strategy to minimize employee turnover through retention.

1. Why is talent mobility important in the 21st century workplace?
2. How to boost talent mobility in the organization?
3. What are the ways to encourage talent mobility of the employees?
4. What is the relationship between talent mobility and retention?
5. How does talent mobility retain employees?

Confirmed Speaker:
Albert Custodio
Senior Vice President & Head of HR
Converge ICT Solutions Inc.

4:20 PM - 4:40 PM | PRESENTATION: Compensation Appraisal through Performance Management

Compensation management is very important for employee motivation.
Employees who feel well-compensated are more likely to be motivated, loyal and higher performing than those who are not.
Having an effective compensation strategy can ensure pay equity, which is equal pay for equal value of work.

1. Define the difference between remote, hybrid and in-office workers in terms of their tasks.
2. In this case, how can an HR professional ensure that employee's task are well performed?
3. Is it necessary to have different levels of compensation to the different types of workers?
4. Why is compensation important in relation to employee productivity?
5. What is the impact of compensation in employee performance of remote, hybrid, and in-office workers?

Confirmed Speaker:
Donnabelle Michelle Reyes
HR Director
Niv Della Beauty Innovations, Inc./Colourette Cosmetics

4:15 PM - 7:00 PM | HR Happy Hour at the Exhibition Area