2019 AGENDA

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Registration & Networking Breakfast

Registration & Networking Breakfast

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Welcome and introduction

Welcome and introduction

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Opening Keynote:What is ‘APAC’? A look at managing mobility programs through a widely diverse region
Opening Keynote:
What is ‘APAC’? A look at managing mobility programs through a widely diverse region
APAC is a dynamic and diverse region, with each country presenting a unique cultural and economic environment and its own set of challenges for business and mobility teams. How can organisations maximise and deploy talent in the region and what is best practice in the more challenging locations?
• How do you manage moving assignees around the APAC region, especially from high cost/high salary regions to low cost/low salary regions?
• How can you manage health and security risks in challenging locations?
• How do you manage expectations and prepare culturally prepare your assignees?
• What are the mobility challenges as businesses look to The Philippines and India for outsourcing and shared service models?
• What are the mobility trends in growing economies such as Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar?
• Is the ‘expat model’ still a realistic representation of APAC mobility?
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Open to all Masterclass: Accelerating Your Career – Developing Personal Leadership Skills

Details tba

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Networking Break
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Panel Discussion: Examining the latest trends and changes in immigration regulations and compliance

In this session immigration specialists and senior corporate practitioners will draw on their experience and those of clients to explore policy changes and how to best ensure compliance in immigration. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Reviewing how current immigration policy in the APAC region is impacting business
  • How are the fair employment requirements (such as those in Singapore) impacting on mobility?
  • Strategies to minimise risks and ensure compliance across multiple jurisdictions across the APAC region

Session Speakers

Claire Tennant-Scull Global Head of Content & Events Director

Forum for Expatriate Management

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Expert Insight Session
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Expert Insight Session
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Networking Lunch in the Exhibition Hall
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Corporates-only Sponsored Roundtable Discussions:

Corporates-only Sponsored Roundtable Discussions:

Hosted by:

AIRINC

Fragomen

Sterling Lexicon

Weichert Workforce Mobility

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Mobility Masterclass:How to Create an Award-winning Redesign of a Global Mobility Strategy
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Supplier Workshop:

Supplier Workshop: (For all supplier attendees not hosting the sponsored roundtables)

The Inside Track on Procurement and Supplier Selection Process

• Understand the importance of having clear objectives for your RFP and how to stand out from the competition

• How to establish relationships with key stakeholders in the process to maximize efficiency and continuity, maintain clear communication with key staff and manage expectations during the review process

• What should go into a RFP to ensure it clarifies supplier capabilities and aligns with stakeholders’ needs?

Speaker: tba

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Mobility Masterclass:How to Create an Award-winning Talent Mobility Strategy
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Networking Break
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Keynote Panel: The Future Workplace, technology evolution and the impact on global mobility

This panel explores how the workplace is evolving and its impact on global mobility, including technology development, compensation and benefits, demographic changes and diversity.

  • What is the Future Workplace? What is the role of AI?
  • How is connectivity changing today’s workplace? How is global mobility affected as employees have increasing ability to work from anywhere?
  • How is technology changing the workplace, and more specifically mobility as a function? What are the opportunities for self-service and process automation?
  • How should technology tie into compliance?
  • A look at the diversity agenda – how has this changed in Asia Pacific in the past few years and what are the areas for future development?

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2019 APAC EMMAs Awards Presentation and Networking Drinks Reception
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Closing Remarks & Key Event Takeaways for Delegates, Speakers & EMMAs Winners
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Cash Bar Drinks Reception – attendees are welcome to stay and continue to network

Platinum Sponsor

Sponsor

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