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MONDAY 06 DECEMBER 2021

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17:00

20:00

INAUGURATION
CIPM curtain raiser
Welcome by the compere
Sri Lanka - National Anthem
CIPM Theme Song
Lighting of Traditional Oil Lamp
Animated Logos - WFPMA, APFHRM, CIPM
Welcome speech by the President APFHRM - Mr Dhammika Fernando
Introductory Note by President CIPM – Mr. Jayantha Amarasinghe
Video on Sri Lanka
Speech by HE the President of Sri Lanka
Conference overview by Co-chair WHRC – Prof Ajantha Dharmasiri
Keynote presentation - BCG Global Survey presentation
Keynote speech – Prof TV Rao
Vote of Thanks by Secretary CIPM
Key announcements on the technical sessions
End of the Inauguration

TUESDAY 07 DECEMBER 2021

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9:00

9:10

Overview of the Day

9:10

10:10

Plenary Session 1 - Johnny Taylor, President and Chief Executive Officer of SHRM

Strategic HR Response for the Current Pandemic

10:10

11:10

Panel Discussion 1 | DISRUPTION COVID 19 Distruption and the Role of People Professionals

Dr. Samitha Perera - Moderator

Director / CEO

CBL Foods International (Pvt) Ltd

Mr. Priyantha Thalwatta

Director / Chief Executive Officer

Nations Trust Bank PLC

Mr. Suren Fernando

Chief Executive Officer

MAS Holdings (Pvt) Ltd

Ms. Shiromal Cooray

Chairman

Jetwing Hotels

Ms. Rosemary Guyatt

General Manager People and Culture

Australian HR Institute

11:10

11:40

Morning tea | coffee break

11:40

12:40

CONCURRENT SESSIONS - ROUND 1

Mr. KM Ali

Lead Consultant at Space Business Consulting Services

Dr. Archana Arcot

Associate Vice President HR Business Leader, Infosys BPM, Infosys McCamish USA

Mr. Colin Blackwell

Researcher after receiving a M.Sc. from Waseda University

Ms. Claudia Cadina

Founder and Principal Consultant of Thread Advisory

Ms. Dina Loomis

President, South East Asia Speakers and Trainers Bureau, Inc.

Mr. Lester Massingham

International Management Consultant

Ms. Sarah McCann Bartlett

CEO and Managing Director of the Australian HR Institute

Dr. Prasanth Nair

Co-founder of Asynithis

Ms. Payal Nanjiani

Globally Acclaimed Leadership Expert | Executive Coach | New York Award Winning Author CEO of Success Within Leadership – USA

Mr. Ivan Livoni

Global HR Director, Trelleborg Wheel Systems

12:40

13:40

Lunch Break

13:40

14:40

Plenary Session 2 - Peter Cheese, Chief Executive of the CIPD

Emerging World of Work in Post COVID19

14:40

15:40

Panel Discussion 2 | Digitalization and People Professionals

Mr. David Li

Immediate Past President

Hong Kong Institute of HR Management

Mr. Shah Rouf

CEO – Group Corporate Solutions

AIA Group

Mr. Kapila Ariyaratne

GM/ Chief Executive Officer

Seylan Bank PLC

Mr. Dinesh Saparamadu

Founder & Chairman hSenid Group of Companies

Dr. Neil Bogahalanda

Moderator

Council Member

Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (Inc.) SL

15:40

16:10

Evening Tea / Coffee Break

16:10

17:10

CONCURRENT SESSIONS - ROUND 2

Ms. Divya Balraj

Director Talent Acquisition

Ms. Low Peck Kem

President, Singapore Human Resources Institute SHRI IHRP-MP, Chartered CCIPD, MSHRI

Mr. Raj Raghavan

Senior Vice President, Head of Human Resources – IndiGo

Mr. Doug Strycharczyk

HR Practitioner, Trainer & Management Consultant

Dr. Kauzo Yano

Fellow, Corporate Officer, Hitachi Ltd

Prof. Dana Minbaeva

Professor of Strategic and Global Human Resource Management

Dr. Namita Ruparel

Assistant Professor - HR

Mr. Adam Thilthorpe

Director for Professionalism

Dr. Santosh Bhave

Director | HR and IR

Dr. Adil Malia

Chief Executive

17:10

Recap of the day

WEDNESDAY 08 DECEMBER 2021

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9:00

9:10

Overview of the Day

9:10

10:10

Plenary Session 3 - Dew Fernandez

New Vistas of Human Possibilities Management

10:10

11:10

Panel Discussion 3 |DIVERSITY "Diversity and inclusion in the context of Stratefic HRM practices"

Mr. Janaka Kumarasinghe

(Moderator)

Ms. Rosie Fong

Vice President

FIJI Human Resource Institute

Ms. Denise Hartley-Wilkins

National President, and a Chartered Fellow, of Human Resources Institute of New Zealand

Mr. Raymond John

Deputy President

Papua New Guinea Human Resource Institute

Mr. Jamal Nasir

President

Pakistan Society of Human Resource Management (PSHRM)

11:10

11:40

Morning tea | coffee break

Concurrent Sessions Round 3 | 1 - 10

11:40

12:40

Ms. Shanthi Naresh

Partner, India Business Leader

Ms. Sunita Bhuyan

Violinist and HR practitioner on Wellness

Ms. Vivian Cruz

GTP – CPHR, IECL Executive & Organization Coach

Mr. Erik Del Castillo

General Manager, Talent Management, ASEAN Human Resources

Mr. Johannes Eckold

Director, HCM Transformation, ASEAN Oracle Corporation

Mr. Fang Lee Cooke

Distinguished Professor of Human Resource Management (HRM)

Mr. Sunil Puri

Senior Director and Head of Asia Research, Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)

Mr. Rupak Zaidi

HR Practitioner, Trainer & Management Consultant

Prof. Rodney Clarke

Operations and Systems

Ms. Subramaniam Muthuraman

Faculty of Business Studies Arab Open University, Oman Branch, Muscat

12:40

13:40

Lunch Break

13:40

14:40

Plenary Session 4 - Paul Mills & Farehana Hanapiah

Leadership, teamwork and culture for high performance

14:40

15:40

Concurrent Sessions - Round 4 | 1 - 10

Prof. Danushka Bollegala

Head of Data Mining and Machine Learning Department of Computer Science

Mr. Peter Cappelli

Director – Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School, and Professor of Education, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Udaya Indraratna

Renown Strategic Catalyst has been acclaimed as one of the leading transformative Executive coaches in the World.

Mr. Carsten Ley

Founder, Experience, OKR & Agile Consultant Asia PMO

Prof. Jane Parker

Human Resource Management and Employment Relations, School of Management in Massey University

Dr. Jocelyn Pick

The President of The Profiles Group (TPG)

Mr. Christian Rangen

Founder, CEO, Strategy Tools

Mr. Anthony Thomas

Global HR Expert Middle East/Asia

Mr. Ai Yat Goh

Principal Course Leader

Mr. Naveen Kumar

Founder / Manging Partner, Beacon Advisors LLP

15:40

16:10

Evening Tea / Coffee Break

16:10

17:10

Panel Discussion 4 -DILIGENCE Diligene as a prerequisite for HRM best practices and best fit approaches

Shalini Vohra

Mr. Vishwesh Kulkarni

National President, NIPM-India

Chairman – Yashaswi Group

Mr. Mohammad Mashequr Rahman Khan

President

Bangladesh Society for Human Resources Management (BSHRM)

Mr. Sanjaya Melvani

Managing Director

Trelleborg Lanka Pvt Ltd

Mr. Ken Vijayakumar

Vice President –CIPM Sri Lanka Moderator

17:10

Recap and Closing remarks

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