Mr. Anthony Wu, GBS, JP
Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Leader's Role in Talent Management

Mr. Anthony Wu is the Chairman of Hospital Authority, and he also holds important positions in various social, economic and political organisations. Regarded as a leader in the community, he will share his views on the challenges that the Authority faces, and his strategies for turning such challenges into opportunities for an organisation's successes. Mr. Wu will also describe the qualities he seeks in a HR team, in order to maintain Hong Kong's world-class medical services while achieving optimal operational efficiency.

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Prof. Cheng Yanyuan
School of Industrial Relations and Human Resources
Renmin University of China

Turning the Challenges of New China Labour Law into Opportunities

Professor Cheng joined the School of Industrial Relations and Human Resources, Renmin University, Beijing since 1988. She holds important positions in different human resources related organizations, such as the Director of China Labor Law and Social Security Law Association; the Vice-Chairman of Industrial Relation Association of China of China Human Resources Development Society, etc. Being the expert in the China Labour Law and Human Resources, Professor Cheng will conduct an in-depth and authoritative sharing on the impact of New China Labour Law on employers, employees and China's overall economic development with us and reveal how corporations can effectively turn the challenges into opportunities.

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Mr. John W. Allison
Vice President, Human Resources, Asia Pacific Division
FedEx Express

Talent Management at FedEx

FedEx Express is the world's largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable delivery to more than 220 countries and territories. The Company is recognized as the world's most admired and trusted employer, which is reflected by the recognition from Hewitt Associates who consistently ranks FedEx as one of its ¡§Top 10 Employers¡¨ in Asia. Managing a team of over 100 human resources professionals, Mr. Allison will tell us how the company continues to be an employee of choice; and how FedEx develops and retains a pool of engaged and motivated employees as well as future leaders on a regional scale.

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Mr. Wilson Hon
Director of Human Resources
CSL Ltd.

Talent Engagement Strategy in the War for Talent Era

CSL is the leading mobile network operator in Hong Kong, the most competitive telecommunications market in the world. Wilson, being a veteran human resources practitioner in the Asia-Pacific region for close to 20 years, will share with us the key essential for engaging and retaining superior employees in this highly competitive market place with the problem of frequent talent movement. At the same time, Wilson will provide us insight in facing more complicated challenges when coming to a multi-cultural environment.

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Ms. Li Wenyin
Deputy General Manager of Human Resources Dept
China Mobile Group Guangdong Co.,Ltd. Guangzhou Branch

Building People Excellence and Developing Leadership through Action Learning

China Mobile Group, a leading mobile services provider in China, boasts the world's largest mobile network and subscriber base. It was ranked first in the overall list in employer branding for 3 consecutive years since 2005. It persistently place great importance on the training and development of employees. Ms Li will showcase China Mobile's training philosophies of ¡§results-oriented, practicality and applicability¡¨, and its key learning technique, Action Learning, which plays a pivotal role in building people excellence and developing leadership, making HRD a strategic partner of the organization.

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Dr. Chung Ting-yiu Robert
Director, Public Opinion Programme,
The University of Hong Kong,

How Happy are Your Employees? ¡V ¡§HeadlineJobs Quality Workplace Index 2008¡¨: A New Matrix of Employee's Job Satisfaction Measurement

The Public Opinion Programme (POP) was established in June 1991 to collect and study public opinion on topics which could be of interest to academics, journalists, policy-makers, and the general public. POP has become well known for its impartiality and professionalism in collecting, studying and interpreting public opinion in Hong Kong, and is a highly respected programme in the region. In the Hong Kong market, there is rarely a survey reflecting the job satisfaction of employees. Dr. Chung will share with us the 3rd quarter survey results of ¡§HeadlineJobs Quality Workplace Index 2008¡¨.

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Mr. Will Bosma
Vice President, Speciality Sales
Asia Pacific Division
Oracle Corporation

Creating an Agile Workforce: Leading Practices in Talent Management

Mr. Will Bosma manages the business development and go-to-market sales strategies for key Oracle solutions across Asia Pacific, focusing on high growth markets in China and Japan. We will hear from him how an integrated approach to talent management can help grow your business, discover tips on building seamless, flexible, and robust talent management processes, and explore the foundations of strategic Human Capital Management as it supports talent management. This session will close with a best practice discussion detailing selected case studies on how some leading companies have achieved desired results and maximized their talent management investment.

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Mr. Michael Chan
Senior Consultant
Towers Perrin

Talk Moves Faster Than Action ¡V The Inconsistency in Today's Talent and Succession Management

Mr. Chan specializes in executive-level consulting, focusing particularly on change management, executive and team coaching, leadership assessment and development, organization design and structure, recruitment and selection. He has over 20 years of in-house business experience for several leading global multinationals. Michael will showcase effective talent engagement and succession planning strategies, and its influences on a company's success. At the same time, he will share with us the best talent management practice in the Greater China region.

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Prof. Jason Fitzsimmons
Assistant Professor

Developing an Entrepreneurial Culture with The Organisation

Dr Jason Fitzsimmons is based in Singapore and is an Assistant Professor in the area of Business Management at Universitas 21 Global where he facilitates post-graduate subjects in Entrepreneurship, Finance and Strategic Management. His primary research area is in the field of entrepreneurship and he will be sharing some of his research into career choices of MBA students based on the individual¡¦s attitudes towards work effort, income, risk aversion and independence. These results also give insights into some of the challenges in developing an entrepreneurial culture within an organisation.

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