Agenda

14 Feb 2017 Tuesday

Workforce Mobility Interactive, Singapore

08:00

Registration

08:55

Opening remarks

09:10

Case study: Henkel’s approach to workforce mobility
  • Workforce mobility as part of talent development
  • Facilitating smooth transition and assimilation
  • Opportunities and difficulties of moving talent within the Southeast Asia region
Key Speakers

Thomas Holenia

President of Henkel Singapore and managing director of the global supply chain hub, Singapore

Henkel

09:40

Interactive session 1

Throughout the day you will stay at your table, while table hosts rotate to cover the following topics with each group:

  • Compliance and risk navigation
  • Building a talent pipeline
  • Redefining the expat package
  • Getting your return on relocation
  • Orientation

10:20

Keynote: Mobility landscape for 2017: Birds eye view of the shifts, innovations and influences impacting HR
  • A new era of patriotism and the gig economy’s impact on Mobility
  • Closing the assignee gender gap
  • Defining mobility’s KPIs for the year and addressing flexible policies – the price of agility
  • Cost reductions vs false economies – maintaining duty of care
  • Talent mobility today – still relevant?
Key Speakers

Richard Willeter

Director, corporate services, Asia

Crown World Mobility

11:00

Networking tea break

11:30

Keynote: Sourcing the right school for a productive and successful posting
  • The key differences between a local school and an international school
  • The key differences between international schools in Singapore
  • Key factors in choosing a school
  • Pathways: what to consider as outcomes and expectations from schooling in Singapore
Key Speakers

David Wade

Deputy principal

Nexus International School (Singapore)

12:10

Interactive session 2

Throughout the day you will stay at your table, while table hosts rotate to cover the following topics with each group:

  • Compliance and risk navigation
  • Building a talent pipeline
  • Redefining the expat package
  • Getting your return on relocation
  • Orientation

12:40

Lunch

13:40

Panel discussion: Innovating mobility programmes to build a talent pipeline within an organisation
  • Key criteria in selecting talent for mobility programmes in the context of new talent and new destinations
  • Monitoring and measuring – challenges, strategies and innovations
  • Managing the tax and compliance risks of international workers across the globe
  • Best practices in retaining the talent you’ve invested in
Key Speakers

Christina Ng

Vice-president, client services

BGRS Singapore

Butch Clas

Human resources director

Dow Chemical Pacific

Martyna Wroblewska

International mobility centre manager, East Asia

Schneider Electric

Robert Day (Bob)

Acting head of global immigration

Santa Fe Relocation Services

Elizabeth Keller

Regional lead, international mobility

Standard Chartered Bank

14:15

Interactive session 3

Throughout the day you will stay at your table, while table hosts rotate to cover the following topics with each group:

  • Compliance and risk navigation
  • Building a talent pipeline
  • Redefining the expat package
  • Getting your return on relocation
  • Orientation

14:45

Interactive session 4

Throughout the day you will stay at your table, while table hosts rotate to cover the following topics with each group:

  • Compliance and risk navigation
  • Building a talent pipeline
  • Redefining the expat package
  • Getting your return on relocation
  • Orientation

15:15

Networking tea break

15:40

Interactive session 5

Throughout the day you will stay at your table, while table hosts rotate to cover the following topics with each group:

  • Compliance and risk navigation
  • Building a talent pipeline
  • Redefining the expat package
  • Getting your return on relocation
  • Orientation

16:10

Rapid Fire: Global mobility solutions for 2017 and beyond

 

Hear from everyone in the room at this quick fire session where discussion hosts round up the most pressing concerns and challenges brought up during the interactive sessions and the best ideas and solutions to deal with them

16:40

Closing remarks

17:00

End of Workforce Mobility Interactive 2017

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