Philadelphia, PA – November 9, 2018 – The 2018 HRO Today Forum APAC will take place in Hong Kong, China on November 12 and 13. Delegates will attend interactive best practice discussions, expert-led educational sessions, and networking activities designed to help them exchange ideas and discuss solutions to workplace challenges.

The theme of this year’s event is “HR: Driving Corporate Strategy”. More than ever before, today’s workforce is changing at a lightning fast pace, and HR is responsible for effectively attracting, motivating, engaging, and retaining top talent. The HRO Today Forum APAC will present attendees with new research and invite them to explore new perspectives that will help them make impacts in their organizations.

Highlights from the agenda include:

– The HRO Today Awards Luncheon will honor the finalists and announce the recipients of the 2018 Chief Human Resource Officer of the Year Awards and the Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Awards. The Awards Luncheon is sponsored by Cielo.

– The HRO Today Services and Technology Association will recognize the finalists and winners of its annual Awards at a special celebratory cocktail reception.

– “Eye on APAC: Future Trends in HR – A Town Hall CHRO Panel” will discuss the top talent strategies in the APAC region relating to employer branding, culture and employee engagement. Panelists include: Antonio Climent, Laureate International Universities; Paul Hotchan, Galaxy Entertainment Group; and Prasanth Narayanan, Carnival Group.

– A series of Best Practice Discussions will be presented on the following topics by industry leaders:
o “How to Align Talent Acquisition to Drive Corporate Strategy” by Stephen Abbott and James Henness of PeopleScout
o “Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation in Talent Acquisition” by Michael Uhlmann and Amie Wiseman of Alexander Mann Solutions
o “The Role of the Recruiter is in Question–But How Much of an Impact Will Tech Really Have?” by Pip Eastman, Tamara Sigerhall and Merissa Yeow of Korn Ferry
o “What are the World’s Best Practices in Attracting, Hiring, and Retaining Talent?” by Alfonso Nunez of Allegis Global Solutions
o “Total Talent Management and the Rise of the Contingent Workforce” by Mehul Rajparia of Lumesse APAC

“We are excited to offer an agenda covering some of the most important HR trends, including talent acquisition, technology and contingent workforce management, at the 2018 HRO Today Forum APAC,” said Elliot Clark, CEO of HRO Today. “Our roster of knowledgeable speakers will present attendees with insights that they can use to drive HR strategy in their own organizations.”

The HRO Today Forum APAC event VIP sponsors include: Alexander Mann Solutions, Allegis Global Solutions, Cielo, Korn Ferry, Lumesse, and PeopleScout.

For more information about the 2018 HRO Today Forum APAC, click here. To view the complete agenda, click here.

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