Conference Day Two: Wednesday, 22 April 2020

11:00 am - 11:10 am Opening Remarks from the Chairperson


11:10 am - 11:30 am The Millennial Force: Changing the Workplace and Its Culture

Vivek Iyyani - Millennial Speaker & Author of “Empowering Millennials”, Millennial Minds

Millennials are becoming increasingly influential, as they will make up 75% of the global workforce by 2025. For employers, the work environment they offer could make all the difference when attracting and retaining talent or even when driving change within the organization, given the impact the actual design of a workspace can have on the culture of the organisation.

·    Discuss how millennials are rapidly redefining space in the future of work

·    Gain insights on how companies are embracing this change to manage the work workplace reality

·    Understand the psychology behind millennials to build an environment that accounts for diversity in working habits


Vivek Iyyani

Millennial Speaker & Author of “Empowering Millennials”
Millennial Minds

New ways of working call for creativity in workplace design to keep up with the evolution of workplace modernisation. In this session, experts will discuss:

·      The key considerations to make around sustainability in workspace planning

·      Evaluate cultural shifts as drivers of design strategy

·      Examine how to design space, which adapts to ways of future working


Prescott Gaylord

Head of Sustainability, Corporate Real Estate Strategy & Administration
DBS Bank


Roland Felber

Head of Facility Management – Asia Pacific


Alp Altun

Chief Transformation Officer - Asia Pacific
Allianz SE

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm Speed Networking

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch Break

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm How Disruptive Technology is Driving Workplace Automation & Business Optimisation

Devyani Vaishampayan - 'Future of Work ' Digital Innovation Specialist | Managing Partner, The HR Tech Partnership

Technologies in the workplace are revolutionising our lives, creating a more productive and efficient world. They are transforming how we conduct our businesses and how we collaborate. But just how much are they changing the way we work? How will they define the future workplace?

·    Explore how companies have begun to use disruptive technology like AI/ Robotics to enable users to seamlessly work across virtual, physical and connected environments

·    What impact will it have on jobs - rethinking the workplace model?

·    What can you do to upskill your employees?


Devyani Vaishampayan

'Future of Work ' Digital Innovation Specialist | Managing Partner
The HR Tech Partnership

INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION GROUPS - 2 Rotations @ 30 Minutes Each

Roundtable C

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Infusing the Right Culture for Workplace Transformation
Salleh Anuar - Principle Consultant for Organisational Development & Change Management, Civil Service College

·    Explore effective change management strategies to create sustainable change

·    Gain insights on how to overcome roadblocks to culture change in the workplace

·    Learn how companies have found success in managing culture change through gamification


Salleh Anuar

Principle Consultant for Organisational Development & Change Management
Civil Service College

Roundtable D

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Inspiring a New Era of Collaborative and Agile Workplaces to Enhance Workforce Productivity
Mr Abhinav Singhal - Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer – Asia Pacific, thyssenkrupp

·    Gain latest insights on agile working and how to implement it the right way

·    Discuss latest innovations with open and collaborative workplaces to create a more stimulating work environment

·    Explore various technologies like robotics, automation, IOT and AI to support a more productive, collaborative and mobile workforce 


Mr Abhinav Singhal

Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer – Asia Pacific

3:00 pm - 3:00 pm End of Future Workplace Asia