Day 1

PROGRAMME – Day 1 – June 8, 2015 (Monday)
7.00am – 8.00am Registration & Welcome Coffee
Talent on Demand in Asia: Building Capability Quickly

Professor Peter Cappelli

The George W. Taylor Professor of Management, Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
Director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources,

Recently named by HR Magazine as one of the top 5 most influential management thinkers and was elected a fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources

Author of the most popular talent management books, Talent on Demand: Managing Talent in an Age of Uncertainty named as a “best business book” for 2008 by Booz-Allen and The New Deal at Work: Managing the Market-Driven Workforce

10.00am – 10.30am Coffee Break, Networking & Exhibition
10.30am – 12.30pm Workshop continues
12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch, Networking & Exhibition
1.30pm – 3.30pm Workshop continues
3.30pm Coffee Networking, Exhibition & Programme Ends

Day 2

PROGRAMME – Day 2 – June 9, 2015 (Tuesday)
7.00am – 8.00am Registration & Breakfast
8.00am – 8:25am Mega Session 1
Creating Engaging Learner Experience

Karen Ong
Director & Master Trainer
8.30am – 8.55am Mega Session 2
Transformational Leadership; Employee Commitment, Engagement and Motivation

Dr Edward Shelton
Competency Consultant
Competency Development & Consultation Unit
Saudi Aramco Oil
Saudi Arabia
9.00am – 9.25am Mega Session 3
The Global Journey of an Asian: Talent Management Best Practices

Dato’ Dr R. Palan
SMRT Holdings Berhad
9.30am – 10.30am Opening Keynote
Doing a Better Job of Managing Employee Performance

Professor Peter Cappelli
The George W. Taylor Professor of Management, Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
Director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources

10.30am – 10.50am Coffee Break, Networking
10.50am – 11.30am Panel Session 1
Best Practice: Talent Development for High Performance

Chair: Professor Khaeruddin Sudharmin, Senior Research Fellow, School of Management, AsiaeUniversity, Advisory Panel Member, OYA Graduate School of Business, Northern University of Malaysia
Dr Nelson D’Souza, Head, Leadership & Management Development, Emirates NBD, United Arab Emirates
Humaid Al- Sawafi, Performance and Development, Manager, Orpic, Oman
Roopa Sharma Hassan, Manager, Resourcing Specialist, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA), United Arab Emirates
Debbie Nicol, Managing Director ‘business en motion’, Change Management, Leadership & Organisational Development, United Arab Emirates

11.35am – 12.00am Mega Session 4
Succession Planning for Talent Management
Ahmed A. Aziz Al-Khayat
Undersecretary, Technical Services and
In-charge of Human and Financial Resources
Ministry of Works
12.05pm – 12.35pm Mega Session 5
E-Learning Strategies for Talent Development

Dr Tayeb Kamali

Chairman of the Board,
Emirates Driving Company
Former Vice Chancellor, Higher Colleges of Technology
United Arab Emirates

12.30pm – 1.00pm PRAYER BREAK
1.00pm – 1.40pm Panel Session 2
Workplace Education: What are the Future Trends?

Chair: YBhg. Tan Sri Abd Ghafar bin Mahmud, Former Director General, Ministry of Education, Malaysia
Dr Suzanne White, Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness, Sadara Chemical Company, Saudi Arabia

YBhg. Professor Dato’ Dr. Ibrahim Ahmad Bajunid,Deputy Vice Chancellor INTI-UC Laureate International Universities and Professor of
Vinod Chelambathodi,Chief Human Resources Officer, Intellect Design Arena Limited, India
A.Subra, Director, Global Business Development, SMR Group, Malaysia

1.45pm – 2.05pm Closing Keynote
Chief Human Resources Officer, Intellect Design Arena Limited, India

Ahmed Al-Banna
Origin Group
2.10pm – 2.20pm CLOSING CEREMONY