Human Resources Conference 2017 Highlights

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As companies large and small in Asia are gearing up for growth, the limiting factor for capturing this opportunity is talent. The 2017 AmCham Human Resources Conference addresses key challenges that Hong Kong is facing in delivering a workforce that can help companies capture this opportunity in Asia and China.

Date: December 8, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 2:25pm
Venue: JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong

Morning Keynote: Creating A Thriving Workforce: The Path to Making Hong Kong a Global Talent Leader

  • Kate Bravery, Global Practices Leader, Career, Mercer

Luncheon Keynote CEO Panel: Are the Business and HR Aligned to Capture Growth?

  • Karena Belin, Co-Founder, WHub
  • Wai-Kwong Seck, CEO-Asia Pacific, State Street Bank & Co
  • Bernie Ting, Chairman, Hong Kong Q-Mark Council
  • Sean O. Ferguson, Associate Dean (Master’s Programs), Director of MBA Programs, HKUST Business School at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

Concurrent Panel 1: Creating the DNA that Fuels Sustainable Growth – An Innovation Culture

  • Don Duquette, Executive Vice President, Learning Solutions, GP Strategies (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Jo Shum, Managing Director, Groupe SEB
  • Rosaline Koo, Founder and CEO, CXA Group
  • Wendy Zhang, AmCham HK Human Resources Committee Vice Chair
  • Lale Kesebi, Chief Communications Officer & Head of Strategic Engagement, Li & Fung

Concurrent Panel 2: The March of the Robots – Is your Workforce Prepared for Artificial Intelligence?

  • Gautam Dev, Regional Director of Human Resources – Talent and Leadership (Prudential Corporation Asia), Prudential Hong Kong Limited
  • Michael Gold, Editor, Asia Pacific, The Economist Intelligence Unit
  • Patrick Kirby, Director, Management Consulting, KPMG
  • Ashley Steinhausen, Business Development Director (APAC), Agile1
  • Helen Colquhoun, Partner, DLA Piper
  • Jennifer Van Dale, Partner, Head of Employment Asia, Eversheds LLP

Concurrent Panel 3: Global Mindset, Building a Workforce that can Deliver Beyond Hong Kong

  • Bernard Coulaty, Founder & CEO, MOST Engaged Consulting Ltd
  • Bradley Hall, Senior Advisor – Human Resources, Huawei
  • Jane Morgan, Managing Director, HK, Golin
  • Anna Champion, Founder, The Talent Lighthouse
  • Mitya New, Managing Director, Leading Organisations International Co Ltd

Concurrent Panel 4: The Evolving Role of the Expat in the Hong Kong Workforce

  • Lee Quane, Regional Director-Asia, ECA International
  • Fran Thompson, Managing Director, Pathfinder Talent Solutions
  • Penny van Niel, Independent Executive Coach
  • Sean O. Ferguson, Associate Dean (Master’s Programs), Director of MBA Programs, HKUST Business School at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)