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Agenda
Over 20 diverse speakers will share cutting edge research and best practices

1 08:00 AM – 09:20 AM REGISTRATION
VENUE: CONVENTION CENTER LOBBY
2 9:20 AM – 09:30 AM WELCOME ADDRESS BY GREAT PLACE TO WORK® INSTITUTE

GREAT PLACE TO WORK® INSTITUTE
VENUE: GRAND BALLROOM 1, 2 & 3
3 9:30 AM – 09:40 AM PRESENTING PARTNER ADDRESS – FOOD AT THE WORKPLACE – ARE WE MISSING THE OBVIOUS?

DEV AMRITESH, CEO, COMPASS GROUP INDIA


VENUE: GRAND BALLROOM 1, 2 & 3
Session Details:

  • Workplace Food v/s Business Impact?
  • Sleep Inducing food at the cafeteria? Time for an overhaul!
  • Restaurant and Home Food – different values, different strokes: decoding the new language for Workplace Food!
4 09:40 AM – 10:40 AM OPENING KEYNOTE: MAKING INDIA A GREAT PLACE TO WORK FOR ALL

ARUN MAIRA + ANJALI BANSAL


PRASENJIT BHATTACHARYA, CEO, GREAT PLACE TO WORK® + ARUN MAIRA, MANAGEMENT EXPERT, FORMER MEMBER, PLANNING COMMISSION OF INDIA, FORMER CHAIRMAN BCG + ANJALI BANSAL, FOUNDER AVAANA CAPITAL & CHAIR – NITI AAYOG, WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP PLATFORM

VENUE: GRAND BALLROOM 1, 2 & 3
Session Details:
Part A – Top 5 changes in India that impact making India a Great Place to Work FOR ALL

  • The state of the Economy – Is this the end of all “Isms”?
  • The truth about employment – Issues of Inclusion and the need for Formalisation of work
  • The impact of technology & disruption of business models
  • Why should India be a Great Place to Work FOR ALL

Part B – The challenge of creating a Great Place to Work FOR ALL

  • Inclusion for Some or FOR ALL? The shrinking proportion of “on rolls” employees
  • Moving from Shareholders to Customers to Employees & beyond – why a business created for the community is good for all stakeholders
  • Who is a FOR ALL Leader? The anti-CEO Playbook
  • The new deal for employees – Is the promise of employability over?
  • Hand over to the Bots – How do I equip myself to be relevant once my job is automated
5 10:40 AM – 11:15 AM WHY CORPORATE GOVERNANCE MUST GET OUT OF THE BOARDROOM?

RAJ SISODIA, FOUNDING MEMBER, CONSCIOUS CAPITALISM MOVEMENT
 

VENUE: GRAND BALLROOM 1, 2 & 3

Session Details:

  • The evidence for Conscious Capitalism?
  • Role of Organization Culture and Practices in promoting conscious capitalism
  • Why HR Leaders need to go beyond being business partners and become standard bearers for conscious capitalism
  • How do Organizations manage the balance between Corporate Performance, Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility – Role of HR?
6 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM TEA & NETWORKING BREAK
7.1 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM Breakout 7.1 – LEARNING FROM ENTREPRENEURS: DRIVING A CAUSE

RUBY AHLUWALIA, FOUNDER OF SANJEEVANI – LIFE BEYOND CANCER + Dr. MITHU ALUR, FOUNDER ADAPT (ABLE DISABLED ALL PEOPLE TOGETHER)

VENUE: GRAND BALLROOM 2

Session Details:

  • Personal Journey of what inspired them to create the organization
  • Challenges faced in growing the organization and enhancing the impact
    • Key learning based on their experience
  • Recommendations to other entrepreneurs
7.2 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM BREAKOUT 7.2 – MAKING PARTNERSHIPS WORK: WHY COOPETITION CAN TRUMP COMPETITION

DAMANDEEP KOCHHAR, GLOBAL VP & MD INDIA, HERE TECHNOLOGIES + GURU BHAT, VP ENGINEERING AND GENERAL MANAGER, PAYPAL INDIA


VENUE: GRAND BALLROOM 2

Session Details:

  • Learning from failure: Why most Partnerships fail to achieve their potential?
  • How to run a successful joint venture – The 10 Commandments of successful partnerships
  • Leveraging Co-opetition for business advantage and creating impact
  • How can the people function play a dominant role in successful M&A or Partnership?
7.3 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM BREAKOUT 7.3 – TECHNOLOGY AND HR – ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & IMPACT ON PEOPLE FUNCTION

SONALI DE SARKER, AUTOMATION ANYWHERE, SR. DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCES, IMEA + SOUMI ALPHONS, DIRECTOR AND HEAD – HUMAN RESOURCES, SAS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, INDIA
VENUE: GRAND BALLROOM 3

Session Details:

  • Data-driven decision making – impact of analytics on people
  • How to prepare the People function for the future of work
  • Human v/s Bots – Busting myths
7.4 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM BREAKOUT 7.4 – REAL DIVERSITY & INCLUSION – BEYOND THE OBVIOUS

DIVYANSHU GANATRA, FOUNDER, ABBF + SURESH RAMDAS, MR. GAY INDIA ’19, INDIA LGBTQ LEAD, GLOBAL TRAINING LEAD, HP INC
VENUE: GRAND POWAI BALLROOM

Session Details:

  • What is diversity? Going beyond stereotypes (Clarifying the concepts)
  • The Business case for diversity
  • Creating an effective Diversity and Inclusion plan (Case study)
8 12:45 PM – 02:00 PM LUNCH & NETWORKING BREAK
9.1 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM BREAKOUT 9.1 – CREATING A GPS FOR SUCCESS – ROADMAP FOR THE INDIVIDUAL IN A COMPLEX WORLD
COMPLEX WORLD

PRAKASH IYER, AUTHOR & FORMER MD KIMBERLY-CLARK LEVER + PRIYA KUMAR, AUTHOR & INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER


VENUE: GRAND BALLROOM 1

Session Details:

  • Are you a Victim or a Hero?
  • The biggest driver of your success – what sets successful professionals apart from others
  • Creating your own GPS of success

 

9.2 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM BREAKOUT 9.2 – CONTINUOUS LEARNING & CAREERS

SHAJITH MOOSA, DIRECTOR CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE, CISCO + ANDY PONNERI, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, SYNCHRONY
VENUE: GRAND BALLROOM 2

Session Details:

  • Redefining talent and careers
  • Micro Learning – Decoupling of learning from training budgets
  • Digital Native Artisans – how can Organizations promote life-long learning & create career opportunities
  • Unlearning to learn – the ten barriers to learning

 

9.3 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM BREAKOUT 9.3 – TANGIBLE BENEFITS OF CREATING A SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE ORGANIZATION

UDAYRAJ PRABHU, HEAD CSR, MARICO + SURESH TRIPATHI, VICE PRESIDENT (HRM), TATA STEEL
VENUE: GRAND BALLROOM 1

Session Details:

  • Power of aligning the organization with a higher social purpose
  • Building business ecosystems to support the community (ex: promoting start-ups)
  • Employee Volunteering: Creating responsible citizens
9.4 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM BREAKOUT 9.4 – FUTURE OF WORK – WORKING TOGETHER, INDIVIDUALLY

RAMESH RAJAGOPALAN, SENIOR DIRECTOR, SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS AND ANALYTICS, HP INC + SHASHANK BHUSHAN, INDIA HEAD AND VICE PRESIDENT – HUMAN RESOURCES, BMC
VENUE: POWAI BALLROOM

Session Details:

  • Shift from skill based to style-based management
  • Future of human relationships
  • Need and relevance of HR?
  • Co creating an environment of humans and bots
10 03:00 PM – 03:30 PM TEA & NETWORKING BREAK
11 03:30 PM – 04:15 PM CAPTURING THE POWER OF A SUPERIOR SERVICE CULTURE

RON KAUFMAN, AUTHOR, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER UPLIFTING SERVICE


VENUE: GRAND BALLROOM 1, 2 & 3
Session Details:

  • Quantifying benefits of a service culture in terms of customer experience, competitive positioning, talent development and business results
  • How to engineer your service culture with a proven three-part architecture and implementation roadmap
  • Aligning the 12 Building Blocks of Service Culture™ to get more impact from the activities you are already doing
  • Role of leaders in making Superior Service Culture an everyday reality
12 04:15 PM – 05:00 PM BRANDING YOUR ORGANIZATION AS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK

NIRMALYA KUMAR, LEE KONG CHIAN PROFESSOR OF MARKETING, SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY


VENUE: GRAND BALLROOM 1, 2 & 3
Session Details:

  • Concepts in Branding – Brand Purpose, Brand Promise and Brand Positioning
  • How is it applicable to your Employer Brand?
  • Do you have a Market- Mix strategy for your Employer Brand?
  • Living your Employer Brand
13 05:00 PM – 06:00 PM SIGNIFICANCE OF WELLNESS – OCCUPATIONAL & PERSONAL WELLNESS

SHAHEEN BHATT, AUTHOR, I’VE NEVER BEEN (un)HAPPIER + LAUNCH: “INDIA’S BEST WORKPLACES IN HEALTH & WELLNESS

Wellbeing
Session Details:

  • Introduction by Great Place to Work® Institute
  • Interaction with Shaheen Bhatt
    • Learning from their experience – Mental and Physical Wellness
    • Recommendations for individuals to manage their personal health and wellbeing
    • How can organisations create an enabling environment to promote employee wellness
    • Wellness as a journey & not a destination – how do you sustain this journey?
  • LAUNCH: “INDIA’S BEST WORKPLACES IN HEALTH & WELLNESS”
14 06:00 PM CLOSING REMARKS – GREAT PLACE TO WORK® INSTITUTE