Article: 10 reasons you must attend People Matters TechHR Singapore 2023

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10 reasons you must attend People Matters TechHR Singapore 2023

With less than a week to go, let’s take you through the journey of what’s in store at Asia’s largest HR and Work Tech conference, People Matters TechHR Singapore and why you shouldn’t miss it!
10 reasons you must attend People Matters TechHR Singapore 2023

When the future you once envisioned is no more a part of the world you live in, you feel the need to connect and collaborate with future-forward business leaders, thought leaders, HR practitioners, entrepreneurs, investors, HR technology product leaders, to better understand the new landscape, take inspiration and craft meaningful solutions. In an effort to architect a deep and inclusive space to make work work, People Matters TechHR Singapore is back with its fifth edition themed around the ‘art of the possible’ where we urge each and every stakeholder to explore the infinite possibilities amid the immeasurable obstacles and challenges. It’s time to let go off the older ways of working, which utilised a traditional approach and devise newer ways of intersecting business, technology and leadership for greater impact and equity. With Asia’s largest HR and Work Tech conference, you get to brainstorm with your role models as you get a grip on the evolving work of work and what it all means as we rethink the future. 

We bring to you 10 reasons to attend one transformative conference, People Matters TechHR Singapore 2023

The universal theme of ‘art of the possible’ will widen your horizon to see beyond the adversities plaguing the world of work

We’ve always believed that People Matters TechHR isn’t just a conference but a way to step into the future and build a world of possibilities, together. All we need to do is embrace the fears, doubts and stay undeterred by the roadblocks. Act with courage to build a vibrant future that empowers the community through transparency, fairness, inclusivity, equality and growth. From ‘designing for the unconventional’ to ‘crafting meaningful employee experience’ and ‘rise of global work’, explore a range of relevant topics on our agenda. Click here. 

Harness the power of vulnerability to become a better leader with Jacob Morgan 

Through his own journey of leading with vulnerability along with personal conversations with over 100 CEOs across the world, futurist, keynote speaker and best-selling author Jacob Morgan is back with another organisational treasure, his soon to be released book, ‘Leading with Vulnerability: Unlock Your Greatest Superpower to Transform Yourself, Your Team, and Your Organisation’. Talking about the learnings and key takeaways from the book with anecdotes and nuggets of wisdom for the very first time, the visionary leader will urge you to lead with vulnerability, why it’s necessary in uncertain times, pitfalls of not following the concept and how to create your own vulnerability mountain in a keynote session on ‘Behind The Mask: How Vulnerability Can Make You A Better Leader’. Click here to know more about the session. 

Learn to lead and transform businesses with ‘people at its heart’ 

It’s true that empowered women empower women and in turn businesses and at People Matters TechHR Singapore, we’ve created panel discussions, fireside chats and power session with the leading ladies, who are unafraid to bring to light untold challenges pertaining to women at work. With Peck Kem Low, CHRO & Advisor (Workforce Development) - Public Service Division; Narelle Burke, CHRO, Kantar; Priscilla Teo, Group CHRO, National University Health System; Yvonne Tan, Chief People Officer, Southeast Asia - Dentsu International and Angelina Chua, Head of People & Culture (APAC South), SIG Group, take a leaflet from their career trajectories on how to win it all with people. Click here to know about their sessions. 

Gain from these catalysts of change the road to resilience 

Each day, we all come across innovative HR practices that are shaking up the world of work. But what happens behind the scenes? Gain a world of knowledge on practices that are shaping up the new world of work from visionaries such as Michael Kim, Head of HR JAPAC & SAMEA, Spotify; Herman Cahyadi, Chief People Officer, Gojek; Jason Averbook, Senior Partner & Global Leader of Digital HR Strategy, Mercer | Leapgen; DN Prasad, Senior Director, People & Organisation, GovTech and Jennifer Pei-Ling Tan, Head of Workforce Transformation, Learning Technology and Insights, OCBC Bank. Click here for the complete list of speakers. 

Think in, outside and beyond the box with Jimbo Clark, the creator of Box Breakthrough Challenge

By putting his head into a cardboard box for a client who knew they might lose billions, Jimbo Clark found inspiration for the the Box Breakthrough Challenge in 2008, which today encourages participants to think in, out and beyond the limitations of their conventional patterns. Through the experiential masterclass, deepen your understanding of unconscious thinking, develop the ability to reach your future outcomes, improve connections within your team and discover out-of-the-box solutions to the most puzzling situations. There’s also Systemic Constellations and The Lego Serious Play experiential masterclasses to untangle the complexities at work in fun yet enriching ways. Click here to pre-register for these session. 

Master the attributes of impactful leaders and become future-ready with Jacob Morgan and Jason Averbook

With our masterclasses around mastering the techniques to become impactful leaders and future-ready organisations by Jacob Morgan and Jason Averbook, respectively, there will be nothing left unsaid as each of the trailblazers will dig deeper into the ‘why’ and ‘how’ to equip you with the tools necessary to practice them and foster a digital-first mindset. Click here to know more about the masterclasses. 

The world of HR and Work Tech within your reach 

At People Matters TechHR, you have the opportunity to meet with the game changers, who have created innovations, products and solutions that the industry desperately needs. This year, our list of partners include Darwinbox, Servicenow, Mercer, WTW, Keka, Manpowergroup, Deel, Akrivia HCM, GP, Coursera, Udemy, Atlas and so many more. Click here for the complete list of partners. 

Emerging innovators in HR and Work Tech at People Matters Startup Program

Be a part of Asia’s largest confluence of startups, VCs, investors and work tech enthusiasts with People Matters Startup Program where you have the opportunity to pitch your idea, product or solution to the world and receive invaluable feedback from mentors such as Daniel Callaghan, CEO, Veremark; Ollie Wood, Director, Foundational HR; Kshitij Karundia, Founder & Managing Partner, Bace Capital; Vicky Chai, People Partner, Lead, Affinidi; Ajith Isaac, Investment Manager, Grayscale; Chieh Suang Khor, Venture Capital & Private Equity: JAPAC, NetSuite Oracle; Ali Fancy, Principal, Cento Ventures; Thomas Wai, General Manager, Raffles Group; Raghunath Koduvayur, Investor & Head of Asia Pacific Business, IQM Quantum Computers and Sunil Setlur, Founder, Cognisen.  

Ask, discuss and derive conclusions at Unconference

Through People Matters Big Questions on pertinent dilemmas overwhelming leaders and Live Q&A  sessions with our top speakers, Unconference is the perfect place to voice out and find answers to all the questions that have been haunting you for the past few months. From ‘Layoffs & AI overload’ to ‘Progress Or Tokenism’, explore informal setup of the Unconference track at People Matters TechHR Singapore. Click here for the agenda. 

Gain firsthand experience on how diverse organisation operate, adapt, and drive success with People Matters Study Tour

One of the bestseller of the conference, People Matters Study Tours is back on August 25 where you get a chance to immerse yourself in a transformative experience as you tour organisations such as GovTech, INSEAD, Mandai Wildlife, Micron Technology, Singapore National Employers Federation, Olam International, Boeing Singapore and Ericsson Telecommunications Pte Ltd. to gain insights into specific industries, markets, and practices that will henceforth inspire new ideas, drive innovation, and help you make informed strategic decisions. Click here to know more about Study Tours. 

With over 1600 delegates, 60 speakers and over 30 sessions this year, you don't want to miss being a part of Asia’s Largest HR & Work Tech conference. An event that will ignite curiosity and urge you to look at the world of work with a new lens as you begin to design for the unconventional times ahead. The change has begun and while we might not like it, it is necessary to understand it better to help your organisation strive for success. Click here to join us at People Matters TechHR Singapore on August 24 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, where we’ve created the tools to help you become the frontrunners, leading change. 


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Topics: Strategic HR, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Startups, HR Technology, #TechHRIN

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