Event Agenda

Registration & Networking

Patrick Gentry

CEO & Co-Founder
Sprout Solutions

Opening Remarks

Cliff Eala

Chief Executive Officer
BS Works

Big Idea! Keynote: A Behavioural and Evidence-Based Approach to Organisational Transformation

Organisational transformation is tough. Approach it with gut feel and guesswork, and it becomes elusive. Learn to create impactful and sustainable transformation with the science of behaviour and the evidence of relevant data. 

Atty. Arlene De Castro

Chief People and Customer Officer
Sprout Solutions

Key Takeaways from The State of HR 2024

Atty. Arlene De Castro presents expert analysis of the SOHR 2024 report, offering valuable insights into the current state of HR and critical priority areas for today’s HR and business leaders.

Break/ Networking

Gina Romero

Founder and Head of Special Projects
Connected Women

AI and the Workforce: Balancing Innovation and Human Capital

This panel discussion will touch on the evolving role of HR professionals as a strategic company arm that can improve bottom line, optimize line output, and make data-based decisions.

Gina Romero

Founder and Head of Special Projects
Connected Women

Mharicar Castillo-Reyes

President and CEO

Prof. Erika Fille T. Legara

Aboitiz Chair in Data Science
Associate Professor
Asian Institute of Management

Reynaldo Lugtu

Founder and CEO
Hungry Workhorse

Sara Venturina

Chief Data Officer


Breakout Tracks:

Transforming Workforce Strategies for 2024 and Beyond

Breakout Room 1:

Moving from Manual to Automated While Following Global HCM Standards

As we plan for the rest of 2024 and beyond, the need for innovative workforce strategies has never been more pressing.

Join these business leaders to learn how automation can eliminate repetitive tasks, reduce errors, and free up your human resources teams to actually focus more on improving the employee experience.

Abbey Galve

Head of People Operations
Sprout Solutions

Darwin Rivers, CHRP. CPM. CLC. CEIP. CSSGB

Founder and President
Philippines HR Group

Abby Francisco

Head of Support Services
Starpay Corporation

Juan Paolo Arao, GPHR,RPm

Committee Member / Registered HR Expert - ISO/TC 260
International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

Breakout Room 2:

Effective Talent Retention in the Modern Workplace

Discover the latest trends and innovative practices in engaging, developing and retaining your top talent, including the use of AI to improve this critical stage of the employee lifecycle.

Gain insights into future-proofing talent strategies by anticipating market changes, adapting to tech advancements, and ensuring organizational resilience amid disruptions.

Mai Beltran-de Guzman

Chief Human Resources Officer

Queenie Yeung

Vice President for Talent Delivery/Senior Client Partner
Korn Ferry

Joy Noree Maramba

Head of Talent Management
CDO Foodsphere

Valerie Ann Valeza

Head of Human Resources
Fresenius Kabi (Philippines
a 2024 Top Employer Certified Company in the Country)

Mark Paul Apilan

Head of Human Resources
HSBC Electronic Data Processing Phils. Inc.

Breakout Room 3:

Driving HR Digital Transformation and Growth in the BPO Industry

2024 is a critical year for the BPO industry in the Philippines, with success or failure hinging on companies being able to effectively attract talent and ensure that their best people stay with them.

Discover how successful industry veterans have succeeded in the demanding task of improving the employee journey in BPO.

Ellinor Ferriol

Account Director
Sprout Solutions

Harold Bautista

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Callhounds Global

Vicky Trinidad-Garcia

President and Co-Founder
Omni Channel Solutions PH

Kavita Handa

Vice President of People Culture & Talent Acquisition
Probe CX

Patrick Jess Dimayuga, CRSP

Country Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding Lead

Effective Talent Acquisition in Today’s Age of Digital Disruption

In this panel discussion, industry leaders share innovative approaches to talent acquisition, such as upskilling, proactive talent access, and addressing fears of job replacement by automation.

Patrick Jess Dimayuga

CRSP, Country Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding Lead

Michael Godinez

SVP and Chief People and Culture Officer
Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc.

National President
People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP)

Kristine Bagalawis-Dela Cruz

Director Human Resources, Asia

Mayvilyn Chavez

Human Resources Leader

Break/ Networking

Engagement Activity

Gian Paulo Dela Rama

Chief Product Officer & Head of Sprout A.I. Labs
Sprout Solutions

Achieving HR and Business Transformation with Sprout's Product Roadmap

Take an exclusive look at Sprout Solutions’ product roadmap, presenting the latest features designed to meet the evolving needs of modern HR. Learn how Sprout Solutions can help streamline HR processes and drive better results.

Renzo Belardo

VP of Growth
Sprout Solutions

Closing Remarks

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