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for 2022:

Driving Change in Leadership, Technology,
Culture and Employee Experience

During this time-critical period in the year, HR leaders are gathering their teams to start strategising and taking stock of the changing business needs as they head in to 2022. With a continuing focus on the welfare and well-being of employees as well as the need to refresh strategies on engaging employees, the war on talent and rise of a younger workforce, investments into new budgets are also being directed to explore how emerging technologies can support these strategy plans.

Now in its 20th year, the award-winning HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2021 has been curated especially for HR leaders who are looking to prepare and strengthen their HR strategies for 2022.  Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the region’s biggest HR community all coming together online in September to hear and interact with industry influencers, thought-leaders and experts, and to get first-hand experience of the latest technologies coming in to the market.

Register today to start creating strategies to strengthen your organisation’s ability to drive change in leadership, culture, technology and employee experience.



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Moving organisations from a pandemic response to a more sustainable operation in 2022 will be high on the HR strategy for 2022.  Listen to global thought-leaders and industry experts as they share how leaders can learn and adapt the skills they will need to lead, stay relevant and thrive in the age of hybrid and agile workforces


Discover the latest technology shaping how we work, learn and engage our workforces.  Be the first to experience the latest emerging technologies to support your 2022 HR strategies and increase productivity, for teams of all sizes and budget.

Talent Management

Learn new strategies and develop your talent management priorities for creating high performing teams as you head in 2022.  Listen to global and regional experts as they reveal the latest developments in the ever-evolving process of attracting and retaining high-quality employees, developing skills, and ways to continuously motivate employees to improve their performance.


EX remains a top priority for HR in the coming year as organisations redesign their structures to become more people-centric.  Learn the essentials of EX as a your corporate strategy through the employee lifecycle from learning, culture, engagement, communication, recruitment and performance management.  


Well-being remains a top workforce concern.  With all the challenges exacerbated by Covid-19, there is now a global risk of employee burn-out in the year ahead.  Listen to the experts give their views on how to overcome these challenges and also how to successfully drive strategies which can take a holistic view on careers, health and wealth

featured speakers

Josh Bersin
Global Industry Analyst
CEO, Josh Bersin Company
Josh Bersin
Global Industry Analyst
CEO, Josh Bersin Company

Jon InghamDirectorStrategic HR Academy
Jon Ingham<br>Director<br>Strategic HR Academy

Katie Burke
Chief People OfficerHubspot
Katie Burke
<br>Chief People Officer<br>Hubspot

Lars Schmidt
Author, Founder of Amplify and Redefining HR Accelerator
Lars Schmidt<br>
Author, Founder of Amplify and Redefining HR Accelerator

Lucy Adams
CEODisruptive HR
Lucy Adams
<br>CEO<br>Disruptive HR

Stacey HarrisChief Research OfficerSapient Insights Group
Stacey Harris<br>Chief Research Officer<br>Sapient Insights Group

Kevin MartinChief Research Officeri4cp
Kevin Martin<br>Chief Research Officer<br>i4cp

Datuk Nora A ManafGroup Chief Human Capital OfficerMaybank
Datuk Nora A Manaf<br>Group Chief Human Capital Officer<br>Maybank

Kim NguyenHead of HR, Tech APACGoogle
Kim Nguyen<br>Head of HR, Tech APAC<br>Google

Jacely VoonChief of People Officer, People, Culture & CSRFUJIFILM Business Innovation Singapore
Jacely Voon<br>Chief of People Officer, People, Culture & CSR<br>FUJIFILM Business Innovation Singapore

Natalia NavinChief Human Resources Officer Maxis
Natalia Navin<br>Chief Human Resources Officer<br> Maxis

Susan CheongManaging Director & Head, Talent Acquisition Group, Group Human ResourcesDBS Bank
Susan Cheong<br>Managing Director & Head, Talent Acquisition Group, Group Human Resources<br>DBS Bank

Amer IqbalAPAC Head of Digital TransformationFacebook
Amer Iqbal<br>APAC Head of Digital Transformation<br>Facebook

Emma HarvieHead of Client Services TeamAchievers APAC
Emma Harvie<br>Head of Client Services Team<br>Achievers APAC

Vandna Dawar RamchandaniRegional Head of Corporate Philanthropy Asia PacificBloomberg
Vandna Dawar Ramchandani<br>Regional Head of Corporate Philanthropy Asia Pacific<br>Bloomberg

Drew FernandezGlobal Chief People OfficerCoca-Cola Bottling Investments Group The Coca-Cola Company
Drew Fernandez<br>Global Chief People Officer<br>Coca-Cola Bottling Investments Group<br> The Coca-Cola Company

Dr Tanvi GautamHR Influencer, Keynote Speaker, Best Selling Author & Transformational Leadership Expert
Dr Tanvi Gautam<br>HR Influencer, Keynote Speaker, Best Selling Author & Transformational Leadership Expert

Charles H. FergusonGeneral Manager of Asia PacificGlobalization Partners
Charles H. Ferguson<br>General Manager of Asia Pacific<br>Globalization Partners

Yvonne TeoVice President Human Resources Asia PacificADP
Yvonne Teo<br>Vice President Human Resources Asia Pacific<br>ADP

Rachele FocardiGlobal Thought Leader Author and Founder of XYZ@Work
Rachele Focardi<br>Global Thought Leader<br> Author and Founder of XYZ@Work

Lauren HuntingtonEX Solution StrategistQualtrics
Lauren Huntington<br>EX Solution Strategist<br>Qualtrics

Joan CollarAsia and Pacific Regional LeaderMercer Marsh Benefits
Joan Collar<br>Asia and Pacific Regional Leader<br>Mercer Marsh Benefits

Yajini BalujaSr. Implementation ManagerCoursera
Yajini Baluja<br>Sr. Implementation Manager<br>Coursera

Stephen RocheCEOCloud Services Solutions, Inc.
Stephen Roche<br>CEO<br>Cloud Services Solutions, Inc.

Stephanie SngManagerCreative & Professional Services DivisionWSG
Stephanie Sng<br>Manager<br>Creative & Professional Services Division<br>WSG

Jacq Lin-ArielCustomer Success ManagerAchievers
Jacq Lin-Ariel<br>Customer Success Manager<br>Achievers

Kavitha KesavanContent Management AnalystWolters Kluwer
Kavitha Kesavan<br>Content Management Analyst<br>Wolters Kluwer

Premsheila KhindriaContent Management AnalystWolters Kluwer
Premsheila Khindria<br>Content Management Analyst<br>Wolters Kluwer

Adrian SeligmanChief Commercial OfficerTop Employers Institute
Adrian Seligman<br>Chief Commercial Officer<br>Top Employers Institute

Rob SquiresVP Regional Head of Sales, Asia & JapanCeridian
Rob Squires<br>VP Regional Head of Sales, Asia & Japan<br>Ceridian

Gabor MajdanAnalytics ConsultantTop Employers Institute
Gabor Majdan<br>Analytics Consultant<br>Top Employers Institute

Matthew KaneDirectorSolutions ConsultingCeridian
Matthew Kane<br>Director<br>Solutions Consulting<br>Ceridian

Eklavya BhaveRegional Director – APAC and JapanCoursera
Eklavya Bhave<br>Regional Director – APAC and Japan<br>Coursera

Zaqy MohamadSenior Minister of StateSingapore Ministry of Defence & Ministry of Manpower
Zaqy Mohamad<br>Senior Minister of State<br>Singapore Ministry of Defence & Ministry of Manpower

Fleur ToniesAberkyn Senior LeaderMcKinsey & Company
Fleur Tonies<br>Aberkyn Senior Leader<br>McKinsey & Company

Nela RichardsonChief EconomistADP
Nela Richardson<br>Chief Economist<br>ADP

Bhavani Shankar MishraRegional Director, Logistics (APAC)foodpanda
Bhavani Shankar Mishra<br>Regional Director, Logistics (APAC)<br>foodpanda

Mathew WardCEO and FounderWorkmate
Mathew Ward<br>CEO and Founder<br>Workmate

Mukul DabasAccount ExecutiveCoursera
Mukul Dabas<br>Account Executive<br>Coursera

Clarissa PangManagerCorporate Marketing and Communications DivisionWSG
Clarissa Pang<br>Manager<br>Corporate Marketing and Communications Division<br>WSG

Ben WhitterCEOHEX Organization & AuthorHuman Experience at Work
Ben Whitter<br>CEO<br>HEX Organization & Author<br>Human Experience at Work

Ammara NaeemHead of Client SuccessTop Employers Institute
Ammara Naeem<br>Head of Client Success<br>Top Employers Institute

Johannes EckoldDirectorHCM Strategy & Business Development ASEANOracle
Johannes Eckold<br>Director<br>HCM Strategy & Business Development ASEAN<br>Oracle

Jason De SouzaPublishing Sales ManagerWolters Kluwer CCH Asia Pte Ltd
Jason De Souza<br>Publishing Sales Manager<br>Wolters Kluwer CCH Asia Pte Ltd

Becky ChuaSr. Solution Consultant – Employee WorkflowServiceNow
Becky Chua<br>Sr. Solution Consultant – Employee Workflow<br>ServiceNow



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To understand how to unlock a people-centric approach to employee experience, be sure to join Jon Ingham, Director, Strategic HR Academy as he offers an insightful perspective on employee experience at #HRTechFestivalAsiaOnline. Register Now: https://t.co/R9K5iVAzd6

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Mathew Ward, CEO and Founder of Workmate, will be joined by Bhavani Shankar Mishra, Regional Director, Logistics (APAC) at foodpanda for a fireside chat at #HRTechFestivalAsiaOnline.
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Lauren Huntington is joining #HRTechFestivalAsiaOnline to present a session on how you can devise a roadmap for building and maturing the EX-programs that help in improving employee engagement, experience, and productivity.
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