On top of being the region’s only dedicated learning & development conference for HR leaders and L&D specialists, Training & Development Asia is known for providing the best opportunities for HR practitioners to learn from their peers.

This is evident in this year’s roster of speakers who represent leading firms across Asia, such as McDonald’s, Nestlé, and Sandoz.

Training & Development Asia 2016 is a two-day conference for senior HR leaders and L&D experts which will take place in Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in June.

“Navigating the changes in the talent landscapes is like solving a riddle, and its answer requires flexible strategies and multiple perspectives,” said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor of Human Resources magazine.

“This is why Training & Development Asia 2016 is gathering highly experienced individuals and renowned global leaders in the industry as speakers to provide conference delegates valuable insights and practical solutions.”

Training & Development Asia 2016 will explore the most critical challenges, trends and issues in corporate training and human capital development. Among the speakers joining Training & Development Asia 2016 are:

Janet Man, senior director for talent & diversity at McDonald’s, specialises in training, talent management, organisational development, and change management. A certified HR Management professional, Man holds a MSc in Learning & Organisational Change at Northwestern University and an MBA and a BBA in HR (Honors).

Her most notable achievements include designing talent assessment frameworks, formulating accelerated leadership development programs for high potentials, and heading change initiatives such as post-merger integration. Before joining McDonald’s, Man worked with Hewitt Associates, Lens Crafters and the HK Hospital Authority.

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Adeline Looi is known for her strong people skills. As head of talent and organisation development at Nestlé, Looi leads the company’s efforts in talent management, training and leadership development across 11 different locations in Asia.

She is also part of the global team responsible for end-to-end HR process mapping and optimisation. Her areas of expertise are talent development, change management, succession planning, and leadership development in areas of organisational development with various levels of organisations.

A veteran HR practitioner, Michael Wulff Pedersen, head of human resources at APAC for Sandoz, carries over 15 years experience from global organisations in local, regional and global roles, primarily in the life sciences industry.

Among his accomplishments are establishing full-fledged country and HR operations in emerging markets in Middle East and Africa and ensuring the entire HR value xhain meets local and global requirements. His main specialisation is strategic HR, particularly performance management, HR business partnering, talent management and HR processes.

Among the top-notch companies represented in past Training & Development Asia conferences were AXA, KPMG, Sanofi, Seagate Technology, Shell, Singapore Telecommunications, Visa and many more.

All presenters & panellists, such as Elma Diala-Pangilinan, HR business partner and head for learning and organisational development of Nielsen Company, are director or vice president level HR professionals with regional responsibility.

Held in Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in June 2016, Training & Development Asia is the region’s biggest conference on learning & development strategy.

The two-day annual event is focused on best practice corporate learning strategy, features an agenda dominated by case studies and leading global thought leadership, and attracts a large audience of senior HR generalists and learning & development specialists as well as and CEOs, CFOs and COOs closely involved in their companies’ learning & development strategy.

To get a global and Pan-Asian regional view of learning & development and to increase your knowledge and skills across the corporate learning spectrum do not miss Training & Development Asia in June 2016.

To review the topics & agenda, check out the stellar speaker list and reserve your seat visit www.traininganddevelopment.asia before it’s sold out. For more information please contact:

For Hong Kong: Angela Tong on +852 2861 1882 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. For Singapore and Malaysia: Seraphine Neoh on +65 6423 0329 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.