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Great Place to Work® Conference 2017

CULTURE DRIVES PERFORMANCE

ASSESS | ALIGN | ADVANCE

WHEN

28th JUNE 2017
8.30 am - 4.30 pm

WHERE

CINNAMON GRAND
OAK ROOM

28th JUNE 2017
8.30 am - 4.30 pm

CINNAMON GRAND
OAK ROOM

We’ve lined up insightful culture stories, charismatic change leaders and creative people practices, all targeted to help you create a high-trust culture.

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CASE STUDIES

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

BEST PRACTICE SHARING

Culture

Culture Drives Performance

A high-trust, high-performance culture drives organizational performance. The Best Workplaces also agree! They manage culture just as they manage any other success factor.

Be inspired as we share how leaders in these workplaces chose to Assess and understand their employees’ perceptions.

Be motivated as you learn how they use culture to Align employees towards organizational goals.

Be amazed as you see their results, to Advance in many highly-competitive spaces. Come, join us, experience how Culture drives Performance.

Why Should I Attend?

Get Inspired

With an all-star lineup from CEOs, founders, and executives at John Keells Holdings, 99x, MAS Kreeda, DFCC Bank, Unilever, VirtusaPolaris and more, you’ll see firsthand how these leaders are changing the world by creating winning workplaces.

Learn

With lessons from executive leadership at companies that have created industry-leading workplace cultures, you’ll leave with an understanding on why building high-trust culture is critical for your business’ success.

Network

With more than 300+ attendees from 100+ companies and culture experts from Great Place to Work in attendance, you’ll gather practical insights on how to reach greatness by tapping into your employees’ fullest potential.

Lead

With 8 sessions and 15+ speakers, you’ll deepen your knowledge of top culture trends from Best Workplaces, gain actionable insights and strategies from top workplaces, and learn how to lead culture change at your workplace.

Join us at our upcoming #GPTWSL Conference at Cinnamon Grand Oak Room to tap into the fullest potential of all your people.

Event Agenda

REGISTRATION
08.00 am – 09.00 am

WELCOME ADDRESS
09.00 am – 09.10 am
Kshanika Ratnayaka, CEO, Great Place to Work® Institute Sri Lanka

DRIVING CULTURE: A MISSION WITH A PASSION
09.10 am – 09.40 am
Sarinda Unamboowa, CEO and Managing Director, MAS Kreeda

BETTER CULTURE MEANS BETTER BUSINESS: A BLUE CHIP EXPERIENCE
09:40 am – 10:20 am
Dilani Alagaratnam, President - HR, Legal, Sustainability & ERM, John Keells Group

TEA BREAK
10.20 am – 10.40 am

INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDY: HOW THE WORLD’S BEST MANAGERS CREATE GREAT WORKPLACES
10.45 am – 11.25 am
Bob Lee, Author/ Culture Expert

IT ALL COMES DOWN TO TRUST: LAUNCH OF CERTIFICATION
11.25 am – 11.45 am
Prasenjit Bhattacharya, CEO, Great Place to Work® Institute India

PANEL DISCUSSION: THE CULTURE SHIFT ALIGNING AND TRANSFORMING ORGANIZATION CULTURE
11.45 pm – 01.00 pm
Arjun Fernando (DFCC) | Dulani Nissanka (LAUGHS) | Sanchitha Uduwavidana (Marriott) | Ishan Danthanarayana (Brandix) | Natasha Fonseka (Softlogic) | Moderator - Dalreen Patrao (Great Place to Work® Institute India)

LUNCH BREAK
01.00 pm – 02.00 pm

CULTURE ON STEROIDS: THE HIGH PERFORMING FORMULA
02.00 pm – 02.40 pm
Mano Sekaram, CEO and Co-Founder, 99X Technology

WORKPLACE CULTURE IN SRI LANKA: THE FIVE YEAR TREND FROM THE NATIONAL STUDY
02.40 pm – 3.10 pm
Ruwani Alwishewa, Great Place to Work® Institute Sri Lanka

PANEL DISCUSSION: A CULTURE OF INNOVATION IN AN AGE OF DIGITAL DIFFERENTIATION
03.10 pm – 04.30 pm
Prasath Nanayakkara (Auxenta) | Shunli Wang (Huawei Sri Lanka) | Dulith Herath (Kapruka.com) | Linda Speldewine (AOD) | Chiranthy Cooray (HNB) | Moderator - Chandi Dharmaratne (VirtusaPolaris)

VOTE OF THANKS
04.30 pm – 04.35 pm

Speakers

Sarinda Unamboowe

CEO & Managing Director
MAS Kreeda

Dilani Alagaratnam

President - HR, Legal, Sustainability & ERM
John Keells Group

Bob Lee

Author/ Culture Expert

 

 

Mano Sekaram

CEO & Co-Founder
99X Technology Ltd

Ruwani Alwishewa

Consultant
Great Place to Work® in Sri Lanka

Prasenjit Bhattacharya

CEO
Great Place to Work® in India

Dalreen Patrao

Practice Head
Great Place to Work® in India

Arjun Fernando

CEO
DFCC Bank PLC

Dulani Nissanka

Director/Group Chief Human Resource Officer
LAUGFS Holdings Limited

Ishan Dantanarayana

Group Chief People Officer,
Brandix Group

Natasha Fonseka

Group Director Human Capital and Taxation
Softlogic Holdings PLC

Sanchitha Uduwavidana

Director of Human Resources
Marriott Hotels

Chandi Dharmaratne

Senior Director Human Resources
VirtusaPolaris

Prasath Nanayakkara

Founder, Chairman & CEO
Auxenta Inc.

Linda Speldewine

Entrepreneur and Founder
AOD & Fashionmarket.lk

Shunli Wang

CEO
Huawei Sri Lanka

Chiranthi Cooray

Chief Human Resource Officer
Hatton National Bank PLC

Dulith Herath

Founder and Chairman
Kapruka.com

Attendee Testimonials

"Inspiring. Learnt new concepts. The ideas were fascinating."
“A wonderful way to explore the innovative ways of engaging employees”
"The biggest takeaways were new trends & applications to make my company a great place to work."
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