Great Place to Work® Conference 2018

Towards an On-Demand Economy

CONNECT | LEARN | INSPIRE

WHEN

11th July 2018
8.30 am Onwards

WHERE

Grand Ballroom
Hilton Colombo

11th July 2018
8.30 am Onwards

Grand Ballroom
Hilton Colombo

The Great Place to Work® Conference is a unique full-day gathering where you can connect with business leaders & technology experts, learn from insights & best practices and be inspired by thought leaders and champions of great workplaces.

We present a stellar line-up of insightful case studies, charismatic change leaders, and innovative practices to gear you “Towards an On-Demand Economy”!

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CASE STUDIES

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

BEST PRACTICES

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?

Connect

With more than 350+ participants from 100+ organizations in attendance, you’ll gather practical insights on how to reach greatness by tapping into your employees’ fullest potential.

Learn

Come hear from Great Place to Work® experts and catalysts from national & global Best Workplaces and learn first-hand how these award-winning organizations create and champion high-trust cultures.

Inspire

With a stellar line-up of Founders, CEOs, and Senior Leadership, be inspired and challenged to raise the bar at your own workplace through practical lessons from leaders who know what it takes to create and sustain a great workplace.

Lead

Whether you are just beginning to cultivate your high-trust culture or looking for further inspiration to elevate your workplace, the 8+ sessions will enable you to champion the cause of “Making Sri Lanka a Great Place to Work”!

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Agenda

OPENING REMARKS
9.00 am – 9.10 am
Kshanika Ratnayaka, CEO, Great Place to Work® Institute Sri Lanka

HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT IN THE “ON-DEMAND ECONOMY”
9.10 am – 9.50 am
Rachna Sampayo, Senior Director, Human Resources, Oracle Inc

THE ART OF LEADERSHIP – NURTURING PROFESSIONALS TO BE EFFECTIVE LEADERS
9.50 am – 10.30 am
Ronnie Peiris,

CASE STUDY: DEVELOPING EMPLOYEES TO ACHIEVE THEIR REAL POTENTIAL
10.35 am – 11.05 am
Asoka Pieris, Group CEO, Singer Sri Lanka

CORPORATE VITALITY – IMPROVING EMPLOYEE WELLNESS
11.25 am – 11.55 am
Dr. Myralini S. Thesan, Medical Director, AIA Group

TRUST IMPACT – MEASURING TRUST “ON -DEMAND”
11.55 am – 12.15 pm
Prasenjit Bhattacharya, Director, Great Place to Work® Institute Sri Lanka

CASE STUDY: FROM LEGACY TO REAL-TIME – THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AT MAHINDRA GROUP
12.20 pm – 01.05 pm
Jaspreet Bindra

LEARNIMON – FOSTERING BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE THROUGH ON-DEMAND LEARNING
02.05 pm – 02.45 pm
Rukmal De Silva, Chief Visionary Officer, 361 Degrees

INSIGHTS: KEY DIFFERENTIATORS OF BEST WORKPLACES IN SRI LANKA
02.45 pm – 03.15 pm
Ruwani Alwishewa, Assessment Manager, Great Place to Work® Institute Sri Lanka

CASE STUDY: TRUST FUELS PERFORMANCE: “THE JOURNEY”
03.35 pm – 04.05 pm
Suresh Muttiah, GM HR, Union Assurance PLC

PANEL DISCUSSION: MANAGING YOUR WORKFORCE IN THE NEW AGE
04.05 pm – 04.55 pm
(Moderated by) Aroshi Nanayakkara, CEO, Global Consulting Company
Kasturi Chellaraja Wilson – Managing Director, Hemas Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd, Hemas Surgical and Diagnostics Pvt Ltd, Hemas Logistics and Maritime Cluster
Sumeet Verma – Director HR, Unilever
Vickum Senanayake – Group Chief Corporate Officer, EZY Corp
Thilak Piyadigama – Chief Operating Officer/Senior Executive Vice President at NTB

CLOSING REMARKS
04.55 pm – 05.00 pm
Kshanika Ratnayaka, CEO, Great Place to Work® Institute Sri Lanka

Speakers

Rachna Sampayo

Senior Director, Human Resources
Oracle Corporation

Ronnie Peiris

Leadership Coach, Mentor and Consultant

Myralini S. Thesan

Group Medical Director
AIA Group

Jaspreet Bindra

Digital Transformation Expert | Digital Advisor | Entrepreneur

Rukmal De Silva

Pathfinder/Chief Visionary Officer
361 degrees

Suresh Muttiah

General Manager Human Resources
Union Assurance PLC

Ruwani Alwishewa

Assessment Manager
Great Place to Work®

Prasenjit Bhattacharya

Director
Great Place to Work®

Asoka Pieris

Group Chief Executive Officer
Singer Sri Lanka

Aroshi Nanayakkara

Chief Executive Officer
Global Consulting Company

Thilak Piyadigama

Chief Operating Officer/ Senior Executive Vice President
Nations Trust Bank

Vickum Senanayake

Group Chief Corporate Officer and CEO of Enterprise Business
EZY Corporation Sri Lanka

Sumeet Verma

Director – Human Resources and Corporate Relations
Unilever Sri Lanka

Kasturi Wilson

Managing Director
Hemas Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd, Hemas Surgical and Diagnostics Pvt Ltd, Hemas Logistics and Maritime Cluster

Presentations from Conference 2018

Developing Employees to Achieve Their Real Potential

Asoka Peiris

Human Capital Management in the ‘On-demand Economy’

Rachna Sampayo

Learnimon – Fostering Behavioural Change Through On-demand Learning

Rukmal De Silva

From Legacy to Real Time – The Digital Transformation at Mahindra Group

 Jaspreet Bindra

Corporate Vitality – Improving Employee Wellness

Myralini S. Thesan

Key Differentiators of the Best Workplaces in Sri Lanka

Ruwani Alwis Hewa

Technology Insights – Trust Impact -Measuring Trust on Demand

Prasenjit Bhattacharya

Case Study – Trust Fuels Performance ‘The Journey’

Suresh Muttiah

Attendee Testimonials from past Conferences

"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."

Past Speakers

Bob Lee

Author & Culture Expert

Chandi Dharmaratne

Senior Director Human Resource
Virtusa

Chiranthi Cooray

Chief Human Resource Office
Hatton National Bank PLC

Dian Gomes

Chairman
Hela Clothing

Dilani Alagaratnam

President HR Legal Sustainability & ERM
John Keells Group

Ishan Dantanarayana

Group Chief People Officer
Brandix Group

Dilrukshi N. K. Kurukulasuriya

Chief Human Resource Officer
DIMO

Mano Sekaram

CEO and Co –Founder
99X Technology

Nitin Bawankule

Director
Google India

Rajiv Jayaraman

Founder and CEO
KNOLSKAPE

Sarinda Unamboowe

CEO & Managing Director
MAS Kreeda

Sudhakar Rao

Vice President / Head - HR Cloud, Success factors
SAP India

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