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In addition to high-level content and top-quality networking, Training & Development Asia is known for its roster of high-profile presenters every year.

For 2016, top HR executives from global firms Carlson Rezidor Hotels, communications agency Golin, and dairy giant Fonterra have confirmed they will be speaking at Training & Development Asia, the region’s only learning & development strategy conference for HR leaders and senior learning & development specialists.

Training & Development Asia is an annual, two-day, regional conference for HR managers and senior learning & development specialists which will take place in Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in June.

“Dynamic discussions and thought-provoking presentations led by credible HR leaders await Training & Development delegates this year,” said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor of Human Resources magazine. “This year’s speakers hold international credentials and extensive experience in L&D and organisation development.”

Training & Development Asia 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:

Harpreet Singh specialises in people development and organisational psychology. As human resources director for Asia Pacific at Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Singh is responsible for talent attraction, talent development and talent retention across existing and new hotels of Carlson Rezidor.

He also works with Carlson Rezidor’s APAC leadership team on various talent issues and people strategies. Singh holds a bachelor in hotel management and a post-graduation in human resource management. He is also a sought-after facilitator on different HR-related topics.

The art of communications and developing talent are the two areas Phillip Raskin is passionate about. As the learning & development director for Asia at Golin, Raskin is in charge of combining training and learning sessions with self-development, opportunities for exposure and experience, mentoring, outside learning and study.

Prior to joining Golin, Raskin held managing director roles at other communications agencies Spectrum Communications, Text100 and Burson-Marsteller. His areas of expertise include strategic communications, management consulting and new business development.

As the senior global organisational development manager of Fonterra, Manish Arneja provides guidance on change and leadership interventions to operating companies as well as support for the capability development of the HR resources in the region.

He also develops and executes global organisational development strategy and initiatives and the OD Strategy in APMEA Region in relation to the performance optimisation plan and with Fonterra's people & culture strategy.

Throughout his career, Arneja has held various HR leadership roles, such as regional organisational effectiveness manager for British American Tobacco, Forward Leap Consulting, SABMiller and Ernst & Young.

Among the leading 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:

- Hong Kong: Angela Tong: Tel: +852 2861 1882, Email angelat@humanresourcesonline.net - Kuala Lumpur: Ren Torres, Tel: +65 6423 03928, Email: renamelt@humanresourcesonline.net - Singapore: Hemalatha Siranjeevi, Tel: +65 6423 03928, Email: hemalathas@humanresourcesonline.net

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