As new technologies that automate and facilitate talent strategy multiply, the constant challenge for HR practitioners is to determine which systems work best for them in the long run.

At HR Tech Interactive, the regional invitation-only HR technology event for regional HR leaders, top executives from AIA, Manulife and Maybank will examine the latest innovations and concepts that will paint the future of HR technology.

HR Tech Interactive is a one-day conference for HR leaders and senior HRIS specialists happening in Hong Kong on 30 September, in Kuala Lumpur on 6 September, and in Singapore on 15 September.

“The spectacular line-up of presenters for HR Tech Interactive 2016 is a testament to its efforts to stay relevant and credible for the HR community,” said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor of Human Resources magazine.

“HR Tech Interactive speakers are individuals known for their outstanding credentials, wide-ranging experience, and valuable contributions to the industry.”

HR Tech Interactive will tackle HR technology issues research has found to be the top challenges facing the HR community and businesses in general, including big data analytics, workforce management systems, mobile-enabled processes, social media campaigns, and talent management applications. Among the experts discussing these at HR Tech Interactive 2016 are senior HR professionals from leading financial firms.

Lim Chee Gay’s two decades of experience in human resource, manufacturing, information technology and supply chain has made him a sought-after global advisor in HR, management, leadership, LEAN and six Sigma.

Today, he is the chief human resources officer at AIA, applying his vast knowledge and experience in new human resources initiatives, transformation, business process reengineering and operational excellence at the country, regional and global level. Before working at AIA, Lim held management and board of director positions at Intel, Samsung and T-Systems.

Suzie Custerson, head of talent acquisition at Manulife, specialises in talent management, recruitment & resourcing and regional HR shared services operations, such as employee relations, learning, HR operations and payroll.

Her professional background includes 13 years in the banking and financial services industry, performing various HR and talent acquisition functions largely at ANZ Banking Group and Credit Suisse. Custerson holds a Master’s degree in Business Strategy & Innovation from Australia and a Business Degree from the UK.

Chan Mei Lynn carries more than 20 years of HR experience, ranging from consulting to corporate roles, as well as both generalist and specialist positions around Asia. She is now in charge of group organisational development and performance management at Maybank Group.

Before she became EVP of HR, Chan took several roles in group organisational development, governance & risk in human capital and performance management as well as business human capital partner roles with global wholesale bank and group technology. Chan graduated with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in Psychology, a post-graduate diploma in educational psychology, and a master’s in applied psychology from Australia.

Past HR Tech Interactive participants are senior HR leaders from major employers in the region, such as AXA, Credit Suisse, Ericsson, Hewlett Packard, Hyatt Group, Maersk, Petronas, SocieteGenerale, UPS, and Volvo.

All presenters and panellists, such as David Chin, chief human resources officer at Biosensors, were director or vice president level HR professionals with regional responsibility.

Held in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong in September, HR Tech Interactive is Asia’s biggest HR technology strategy event. Attendance to the one-day annual event is by invitation only with invitations reserved for the senior in-house HR professionals.

Human Resources’ “Interactive-style” conference format applies to case study presentations, panel discussions and roundtable discussions in which delegates work through five topic areas in a single day – an experience described by attendees as eight hours of intense peer learning.

Senior HR professionals interested in getting a global and pan-Asian regional view of HR tech can visit the event website For more information, please contact:

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