MAIN CONFERENCE
November 16, 2023

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM | REGISTRATION

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

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM | Critical Behaviors To Drive Digitally-Abled Organizations

Abstract:
Most of the time, people are afraid to go out of their comfort zone because of the fear of failure. Little did people know that there are a lot of opportunities awaiting them. The goal nowadays should focus on how to expand the career in challenging ways. Gone are the days that they stick on what they are comfortable to do.

Key Points:
1. How can employees expand their career internally?
2. How can employees expand their career externally?
3. What are the barriers to career growth?

Speaker:
Michelle Cordero-Garcia
Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
Sun Life Philippines

9:20 AM - 9:40 AM | Modern Recruitment Process through AI Technology

Abstract:
Artificial intelligence (AI) in recruitment is considered as one of the trends in Human Resources this 2023 because of its benefits like efficiency, reduce costs, improve customer experience, and gain competitive advantage in the organization and marketplace. It also enables organizations in improving hiring practices by identifying more qualified candidates and sourcing additional candidates.

Key Points:
1. AI in Recruitment
2. Challenges in AI Recruitment
3. Cost-Effectiveness, employee productivity and candidate responses

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM | New Learning Process For Career Growth Development

Abstract:
Life never stops teaching and so learning is indeed a continuous habit for everyone. It is not only applicable in everyday life but also in career growth. Individual growth can happen if they will not stop on learning new things and taking themselves out of their comfort zone. And organizations must support them in achieving these goals.

Key Points:
1. How can we build a learning habit in the workplace?
2. What support can organizations provide for their employees?
3. Why is learning encouraged in the workplace?

Speaker:
Nina Quinto
HR Director
Conrad Manila

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM | PANEL DISCUSSION: Collision of Artificial Intelligence in Human Resource Landscapes

Abstract:
The most popular use of technology nowadays is what we called Artificial Intelligence. HR is not an exception to how AI is changing how businesses are conducted. In end-to-end HR Solution topics, AI is being used to automate HR procedures and make data-informed decisions. But there are issues to solved, just like with any new technology. The possibilities, problems, and best practices for applying AI in HR will be discussed in this lecture. New opportunities come with new obstacles.

Key points:
1. What is the HR Perspective in terms of using AI in the Workplace?
2. Can AI be a consistent tool in making the HR System faster?
3. What do we consider in using AI in Human Resource aspects?

Panelists:
Kiran Motwani
Head of Talent Acquisition
Cover Go

Michelle Cordero-Garcia
Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
Sun Life Philippines

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

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM | Strategic and Collaborative HR Leadership Towards Value-Driven Workplace Innovation

Abstract:
The success of every organization also depends on strategic Human Resource Programs they have implemented. In order to improve and have a value-driven workplace, it must start first with the employees' performance. Employees, especially the leaders, must be equipped with collaborative HR Leadership that will enhance their skills and capabilities. Being equipped leaders can help the members to achieve greater heights and goals in the organization.

Speaker:
Maggie Tan, MAIC, CHRP, CHRME, SHRM-SCP
CHRO
Primeline Products Philippines Inc.

11:05 AM - 11:25 AM | Feasibility of Seasonal Employment

Abstract:
Business includes a lot of risks to take. Someone cannot do a business without being ready for possible risks. Sometimes, people resort to retrenchment and laying off of employees when business is not doing well. The best way being seen as the solution to this problem is what we called Seasonal Employment.

Key Points:
1. What is Seasonal Employment?
2. Why is it seen as the best solution to avoid retrenchment of employees?
3. How does the organization and employees benefit from this scheme?

11:25 AM - 11:45 AM | Human-Centered Leadership: The Social Aspect of Sustainability

Abstract:
Social sustainability is the most intelligent way of making sure that business has a great impact in the relationship building with people, community, and society. It is important that organizations achieve sustainability in a holistic approach. Through Human-Centered Leadership, organizations will be more considerate on how they will treat people as an important factor in building success.

Key Points:
1. What do we mean by Human-Centered Leadership?
2. How can we elevate Organizational Culture through Individual Social Responsibility?
3. What are the benefits of implementing Human-Centered Leadership?

Speaker:
Lisen Ydse Christiansen
Founder and Chief Executive- & Creative Officer
The Sumati Group

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION: Employee Transformation through Training, Learning and Development

Abstract:
Improvement on employees' skills are very important in the organization. It enables them to develop the skills needed by the employee to remain competitive.

Key Points:
1. Reskilling vs. 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

Moderator:
Sampath Jayasundara
CEO
People's HR

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

Nerissa Berba
SVP/ Head, Human Capital Management Group
Security Bank

Laarni Ona
HR Head
Robinsons Bank Corporation

12:15 PM- 1:15 PM | NETWORKING LUNCH

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

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM | Restructuring of HR System and HR Transformation

Abstract:
HR's role is focused on employee management initiatives and organizational growth interventions in order to achieve the person-organization fit. In this presentation, the speaker will tackle how the implementation of new ideas, methods, and technologies meets the ever-evolving requirements of the organization and its workforce.

Key Points:
1. To understand why HR innovation is important in the organization.
2. To identify the best innovative HR practices in today's generation.
3. To know the challenges that the HR and employees are facing through this
transition.

Speaker:
Cheryll Ruth Lat-Agsaoay
Vice President- HR Head
SM Supermalls

1:50 PM - 2:10 PM | Remote Work and HR Analytics

HR Analytics:
People analytics, applies data analysis and statistical techniques to derive insights and make informed decisions about the workforce.

By leveraging HR analytics, organizations can gain a deeper understanding of their workforce, improve talent acquisition and retention, enhance employee engagement and productivity, identify skill gaps, and support evidence-based decision-making.

Remote Work:
The rise of remote work has reshaped the way we work, challenging traditional notions of the workplace and opening up new possibilities for organizations and employees alike. This abstract provides an overview of remote work, focusing on its impact, benefits.

During the presentation, we will explore the evolving landscape of remote work and its drivers, including advancements in technology, changing employee expectations, and the global shift towards flexible work arrangements. We will delve into the key characteristics of remote work, such as location independence, virtual collaboration, and asynchronous communication, highlighting the potential advantages it offers for both individuals and organization

Speaker:
Kiran Motwani
Head of Talent Acquisition
Cover Go

2:10 PM - 2:30 PM | Building an Agile Workforce

Abstract:
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

Key Points:
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

Speaker:
Vince Dizon
Country HR Leader
Procter & Gamble

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION: HR’s Role in Implementing Continuous Performance Management

As the world evolves, a lot of changes has happened especially in securing the performance of the employees. We need a continuous, effective, and relevant Performance Management Tool to make sure that employees are efficient enough in their work. This will help the organization achieve a more productive, successful and healthy workforce.

Key Points:
1. How does HR make sure that Performance Management are well taken care of?
2. What is the relevant and most effective Performance Management Scale?
3. Why is it important to measure Performance Management?

Panelists:
Jason R. Jocson
Head of People & Culture
TPA OPERATIONS CORPORATION (ETAILY)

Vince Dizon
Country HR Leader
Procter & Gamble

Donnabelle Michelle Reyes
Head of People & Culture
Airr Labs

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM | NETWORKING BREAK

3:15 PM - 3:35 PM | Bringing back Human to Human Resources

Abstract:
Human Capital is the best asset that every organization has. They make all the objectives into reality. Without good people with skills and attitude, the organization won't be successful. Therefore, it is important to always include human in making decisions for organizational growth.

Key Points:
1. How does an organization involve employees in their decision making plans?
2. Why is it important to include humans to HR Plans?
3. What is the best practice to make sure that employees are considered in HR Strategic Plans?

Speaker:
Patricia Rowena Lim
CHRO
Kwik.Insure

3:35 PM - 3:55 PM | Embracing Diverse Culture in the Workplace

Abstract:
Respect is one of the values that should be instilled and inculcated among the employees in a workplace. A healthy working environment knows that everyone is different from one another. One of the things being introduced by the modernization is the acceptance and acknowledgement of everyone regardless of their background and culture. This topic will revolve around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace.

Key Points:
1. How does the Human Resource Landscape in 2023 cope with Diverse Culture in the Workplace?
2. How can we create a harmonious workplace despite the differences amongst employees?
3. Why is cultural barrier an important subject to look at?

Speaker:
Maria Corazon Santiago
HR Head
DSV - Global Transport and Logistics

3:55 PM - 4:15 PM | Human Resource in Metaverse World

Abstract:
In a basic term, metaverse is where you can explore virtual 3D spaces where you can socialize, learn and collaborate with other people. As the technology becomes digitized, the metaverse workplace is on a quick path to reality.

Key Points:
1. Why is metaverse important to Human Resources?
2. How will the metaverse unfold and transform the organization?
3. What is the impact of metaverse in employees' performance?

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM | ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: New World of Work

The new world of work is now. We have the emergence of different HR technologies, strategies that make the organization more stable while facing different challenges. In this discussion, we will find out the following:

1. Challenges in the 21st century world of work
2. Human-centric and technology-driven working environment
3. Producing strategic HR Leaders and upskilled and reskilled
4. Employee Experience and Organizational Agility

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM | REGISTRATION

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

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM | PRESENTATION: Workplace Culture in Technological Context

Abstract:
HR technology today encompasses the use of hardware and software to maintain and direct a wide range of tasks and responsibilities. These tools help HR leaders to manage new and ongoing responsibilities more efficiently.It also implements practical steps to improve diversity and inclusion because employees nowadays are eager to work in a hybrid environment.

1. Transformation of Human Resources
2. HR Technologies in the 21st century
3. Understand how to maintain employee experience to a Tech-enabled workplace culture

Confirmed Speaker:
Dr. Danica Paula Paragas
HR Operations Head
GCash

9:20 AM - 9:40 AM | PRESENTATION: Accepting Differences in the Workplace

Abstract:
Respect is one of the values that should be instilled and inculcated among the employees in a workplace. A healthy working environment knows that everyone is different from one another. One of the things being introduced by the modernization is the acceptance and acknowledgement of everyone regardless of their background. This topic will revolve around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace.

Key Points:
1. What is the difference between Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion?
2. What are the different umbreallas under these topics?
3. What are the impacts of implementing this rule in the organizational system and policies?

Confirmed Speaker:
Maria Corazon Santiago
HR Head
DSV - Global Transport and Logistics

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM | PRESENTATION: Recruiter Experience Brought by AI Technology

Abstract:
Artificial intelligence (AI) in recruitment is considered as one of the trends in Human Resources this 2023 because of its benefits like efficiency, reduce costs, improve customer experience, and gain competitive advantage in the organization and marketplace. It also enables organizations in improving hiring practices by identifying more qualified candidates and sourcing additional candidates.

1. AI in Recruitment
2. Challenges in AI Recruitment
3. Cost-Effectiveness, employee productivity and candidate responses

Confirmed Speaker:
Alfred Jimenez
AVP | Group HR Strategy and Transformation Officer
SM Prime Holdings, Inc.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM | PANEL DISCUSSION: Unleashing the Power Within: Addressing the Mental Health Gaps

Abstract:
Human Resource must also look into the mental health awareness of the employees. A mentally health person can contribute better and do more efficient work than those who are mentally unstable. One good support that an organization can do is to equip and make the employees healthy.

1. How does the organization promote mental health awareness?
2. Why is it necessary to address the gap in mental health?
3. What are the challenges that the organization is facing in terms of mental health?
4. As an HR Professional, how can you help the employees deal with these issues?

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

Maria Corazon Santiago
HR Head
DSV - Global Transport and Logistics

Dr. Danica Paula Paragas
HR Operations Head
GCash

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

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM | PRESENTATION: Future Proofing HR by leveraging product & tech methodologies

Abstract:
Digitally Transformed HR Systems has fuelled the organization in today's generation. Technology supported diversity in hiring, retention, employee engagement and more. It is increasingly embedded in HR platforms and software, and is used to automate some of the time-consuming parts of HR processes. This year more and more HR teams will be using HR Technology. The question is how these technologies affect to the Human Capital? Let us discover the answer throughout the discussion.

Confirmed Speakers:
Monir Azzozi
CPXO & Board Director
GoToko

11:05 AM - 11:25 AM | PRESENTATION: Strategic and Collaborative HR Leadership Towards Value-Driven Workplace Innovation

Abstract:
The success of every organization also depends on strategic Human Resource Programs they have implemented. In order to improve and have a value-driven workplace, it must start first with the employees' performance. Employees, especially the leaders, must be equipped with collaborative HR Leadership that will enhance their skills and capabilities. Being equipped leaders can help the members to achieve greater heights and goals in the organization.

Confirmed Speaker:
Maggie Tan, MAIC, CHRP, CHRME, SHRM-SCP
CHRO
Primeline Products Philippines Inc.

11:25 AM - 11:45 AM | PRESENTATION: Human Resource in Metaverse

Abstract:
In a basic term, metaverse is where you can explore virtual 3D spaces where you can socialize, learn and collaborate with other people. As the technology becomes digitized, the metaverse workplace is on a quick path to reality.

1. Why is metaverse important to Human Resources?
2. How will the metaverse unfold and transform the organization?
3. What is the impact of metaverse in employees' performance?

Confirmed Speaker:
Nerissa Berba
SVP/ Head, Human Capital Management Group
Security Bank

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION: Employee Transformation through Training, Learning and Development

Improvement on employees' skills are very important in the organization. It
enables them to develop the skills needed by the employee to remain
competitive.

1. Reskilling vs. 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

 

12:15 PM- 1:15 PM | NETWORKING LUNCH

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

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM | PRESENTATION: Role of HR Software in Payroll Solution

Abstract:
Human Resources software helps in managing people, information and processes. It is designed to help both managers and employees work more efficiently while reducing errors, ensuring compliance and increasing productivity. Through this process, the HR team is able to identify the key areas that need further training to enhance overall performance. In this discussion, we will also discover the effectiveness, issues and concerns that the HR encounters throughout the software.


Confirmed Speaker:
Harvey Ong
Chief Operating Officer
Alfamart Trading Phils Inc.

1:50 PM - 2:10 PM | PRESENTATION: CREATING A LEADER IN TODAY'S TIME

Every organization should aim to develop the next generation of leaders who can transform the business and achieve greatness. Leaders who are willing to undergo the transformation into their own image and adopt their own approach are known as transitional leaders. As a result, it's crucial to invest in internal talent that will aid the firm in achieving this objective.

1. How do you define a Good Leader?
2. How can we produce quality leaders?
3. What is the difference between leaders today and before

Confirmed Speaker:
Joey Briones
Chief Human Resource Associate
Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings Inc.

2:10 PM - 2:30 PM | PRESENTATION: Critical Behaviors To Drive Digitally-Abled Organizations

Abstract:
Most of the time, people are afraid to go out of their comfort zone because of the fear of failure. Little did people know that there are a lot of opportunities awaiting for them. The goal nowadays should focus on how to expand the career in challenging ways. Gone are the days that they stick on what they are comfortable to do.

1. How can employees expand the career internally?
2. How can employees expand the career externally?
3. What are the barriers to career growth?

Confirmed Speaker:
Michelle Cordero-Garcia
Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
Sun Life Philippines

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM | NETWORKING BREAK

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM | ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: New World of Work

The new world of work is now. We have the emergence of different HR technologies, strategies that make the organization more stable while facing different challenges. In this discussion, we will find out the following:

1. Challenges in the 21st century world of work
2. Human-centric and technology-driven working environment
3. Producing strategic HR Leaders and upskilled and reskilled
4. Employee Experience and Organizational Agility

3:45 PM - 4:05 PM | PRESENTATION: Regenerative HR

Abstract:
HR role is both critical and pivotal. Hence, the purpose of this session is to impart to the audience the current and emerging trends, principles, and best practices on how HR can play an active role in building regenerative organizations of the future.
Among the topics to be covered include:

• Understanding Regeneration as the Next Wave of Sustainability
• The Imperative for Building Regenerative Organizations (Mindsets, Culture and Business Practices)
• Regenerative HR: The Role of HR in Building Regenerative Organizations
• Best Practices in Regenerative HR

Confirmed Speakers:
Jun Roy
OD Consulting Head
Nomura Research Institute – Manila Office

4:05 PM - 4:25 PM | PRESENTATION: Remote Work and HR Analytics

HR Analytics:
By leveraging HR analytics, organizations can gain a deeper understanding of their workforce, improve talent acquisition and retention, enhance employee engagement and productivity, identify skill gaps, and support evidence-based decision-making.


Remote Work:
During the presentation, we will explore the evolving landscape of remote work and its drivers, including advancements in technology, changing employee expectations, and the global shift towards flexible work arrangements. We will delve into the key characteristics of remote work, such as location independence, virtual collaboration, and asynchronous communication, highlighting the potential advantages it offers for both individuals and organization


Confirmed Speaker:
Kiran Motwani
Head of Talent
Cover Go

4:25 PM - 4:45 PM | PRESENTATION: Keep the Fire Burning: Building a Learning Habit

Life never stops teaching and so learning is indeed a continuous habit for everyone. It is not only applicable in everyday life but also in career growth. Individual growth can happen if they will not stop on learning new things and taking themselves out of their comfort zone. And organizations must support them in achieving this goals.

1. How can we build a learning habit in the workplace?
2. What support can organization provide for their employees?
3. Why is learning encouraged in the workplace?