SEPTEMBER 21, 2023

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM | Opening Remarks and Speed Networking Session

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM | PRESENTATION: Role of Proper HR Communication in Organizational Growth


Effective Communication has always been the key to an HR Leader's Success. It is vital in building rapport and connection with different employees with different personalities in the workplace. Mastering this skill will be a huge help in any kind of situation inside and outside the organization.

Key points:
1. Enumerating the importance of effective communication in the workplace.

2. Common Communication Barrier inside and Outside the Workplace

3. Improving HR Communication Skills

8:25 AM - 8:50 AM | PRESENTATION: HR Transformation: Humanity to Technology


The Pandemic revolutionized the conduct of Human Resources. Companies embraced technology wholeheartedly and leaned into it to deliver HR services overnight.

How did we do it? If we were to sustain the use of technology, how can HR do so better to get value for money?


Ivy de Borja
Vice President - People and Culture
Acquire Asia Pacific, Inc.

8:50 AM - 9:15 AM| PRESENTATION: Employee Performance and Change Management Strategy


Change Management implements strategies for effective controlling and helping of people to adjust with changes appropriately. The rapid changes in the organization unlocks the adaptation to new implemented process and system. These can help employees to improve their work outputs in terms of effectiveness, quality, and efficiency to their tasks.

Key points:
1. Impact of change management in employee performance.

2. Employees' coping ways on the transition or transformation of an organization's goals, processes or technologies

3. Challenges in implementing Change Management

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM | PANEL DISCUSSION: Employee Enhancement


The significance of Reskilling and Upskilling is seen on how the organization performs progressively. Focusing on employees growth can be both beneficial to the employees and employer. Being competent is the end product of investing to employees' growth and development.

1. Difference between Reskilling and Upskilling

2. Reskilling and upskilling as a successful career path

3. Identify employee's skill gaps

4. Benefits of reskilling and upskilling employees to the organization

10:45 AM - 10:40 AM | NETWORKING BREAK

10:40 AM - 11:05 AM | PRESENTATION: The Digital Approach of HR System to Talent Retention


Learning through Training and Development is very essential to our employees nowadays because it helps them to boost their existing capabilities. Great employees come with great leaders in the organization. Leadership is one of the key success that supports in maximizing productivity, shaping a positive culture and promoting harmonious relationships with one another. It helps to improve the behavior of the followers to achieve a common goal.

-What do you think are the biggest challenges that employees face in developing their skills? As an HR Professional, how can you help them improve?

-How does digital transformation affects the leadership styles in training and development?

-What are the most important attributes of successful leaders today?

-As a leader, how can you keep your team motivated to be effective in their tasks?

-What's the best advice you can give to help plan a career rather than simply work to keep a job?


Nina Arribe
HR Leader
Pioneer Square Brands, USA and Philippines


Dr. Rey B. Fremista
Director for Leadership Development & Process Excellence
Full Potential Solutions

Nikko Aww
Skills Transformation Consultant

Sapna Chauhan
HR Manager
Parul University, India

Krismary Sharmaine Yapo
University Instructor/ HR Consultant
Mariano Marcos State University


11:05 AM - 11:30 AM | PRESENTATION: Maximizing the Use of Skilled Talents in Organization


Every organization is gearing towards implementing different hiring strategies that will get the best talent in the industry. Quiet Hiring is a method of letting old employees to acquire new skills instead of getting more full-time employees. It is a deceitful way of giving the current employees with responsibilities beyond their job description.

1. The popularity of Quiet Hiring in the HR Landscape

2. Benefits of Quiet Hiring to Organizations

3. Strategic Ways of Implementing Quiet Hiring

4. Pros and Cons of Quiet Hiring to Employees and Employers

11:30 AM - 11:55 AM | PRESENTATION: Metaverse Introduction to HR System


1:25 PM - 1:40 PM | Ice Breaker

1:40 PM - 2:25 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION: Role of Technology in Employee Experience

Malayan Insurance

2:25 PM - 2:50 PM | PRESENTATION: Payroll Solution and HR Software


Digital transformation is the process of using digital technologies to create new ones. It modifies existing processes, culture, and employee experience to meet the industrial changes and organizational requirements. Even though we are in the modern era, employees also need continuous improvement as the HR landscape progresses. Human-centered organizations must prioritize implementing technology to support human needs.

Key points:

-Importance of human skills and capabilities that lead to a digital organization that is human-centered and tech-enabled.

-Empower employees to give their best at work, communicates the company's goals, and show them the path to success.

-Embracing new practices that focus on bringing greater humanity in the way people lead, manage and grow employees, along with digital innovation.


Ma. Theresa Llamas
Chief Human Resources Officer Resorts World Manila, Philippines

2:50 PM - 3:35 PM | ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: The Evolution of World Work

Carlo Antonio Cordero
Senior Manager, Organizational Capability - Center of Excellence
UnionBank of the Philippines

3:35 PM - 4:00 PM | PRESENTATION: The Management of Workforce in a Distance

Carlo Antonio Cordero
Senior Manager, Organizational Capability - Center of Excellence
UnionBank of the Philippines


4:40 PM - 5:05 PM | PRESENTATION: HR in the Next Future


This panel discussion entitled Equity and Transparency in Compensation will tackle the current trends and issues about compensation in the organization.

-Why equity and transparency in compensation are very important to talk about with our audience right now?

-How does it affect an individual, group of people, and the organization itself?

-From your own experience, what are some examples of Equity and Transparency in Compensation in the organization?

-How do you respond to the people who contradict that Equity and Transparency in Compensation can't happen?

-What do you need to do as an HR Practitioner to inspire people to embrace Equity and Transparency in Compensation?


Nina Arribe
HR Leader
Pioneer Square Brands