The 'SHRM India HR Excellence Awards', hosted on the first evening, recognizes organisations across categories of HR Excellence to celebrate organisations that put their employee's interests first! Soak in the city's history and experience the pulse of India's capital - New Delhi.
Engaging sessions by Marc Effron, Sonam Wangchuk, Kapil Sibal, Pavan K. Varma and many more.
from Business and HR Leaders
from across the world
that can be customized to suit your personal or professional needs
with Who's who of HR & business to expand your connections
An Innovative Marketplace
to provide solutions for your challenges
to help maintain your
SHRM-SCP or SHRM-CP Certification
Day 1 | October 11, 2018
• The Good News and the Bad News about High Performance
• The Fixed 50 and Flexible 50: Why you should only focus on what you can change?
• The 8 Steps (describe each, why it matters and do a quick assessment for each one)
• How to Create Your 8 Steps Action Plan?
Workplace Application: Get practical guidance on how to thrive to be a high performer in today's workplace context.
Join Ajay Srinivasan, Chief Executive, Aditya Birla Capital as he draws on his experiences from his personal journey, spanning almost 3 decades of experience in financial services, as he shares his thoughts on the future role of HR in business and how to bat from the front foot and ensure a successful professional innings. Anyone can lead, but just a few make for exceptional leaders! Would you be one of them?
Workplace Application: Insights and inspiration from the CEO leadership experiences.
Workplace Application: Gain insights into what CEOs expect from HR teams and how HR can support them.
Nick Schacht, SHRM-SCP,Chief Global Development Officer
Expo Grand Opening: Durbar Hall
Be where the action is - at the SHRMIAC18 Exposition. The latest and best HR Offering showcased by the SHRMIAC 18 Exhibitors. Action Packed activities at the SHRM Smart Stage. Meet our speakers, Exchange Ideas, Witness Innovation or simply let your hair down . Make sure to participate in the Quizzes, Contests, Engagements and stay with the action at the Expo!
Gather here for the big bang opening!
Workplace Application: Gain tips to ensure your hiring process is designed to hire the best potential - job - organization fit
Workplace Application: Learn the benefits and ways to implement digitized employee benefits tailor for better employee experience.
Workplace Application: Discuss insights from the study report on CFO and CHRO partnership and gain tips for better collaboration.
Workplace Application: Learn tips to improve the financial well-being of your employees.
Workplace Application: Learn tips to prepare for technology adoption and disruption.
Yuvraj SrivastavaGroup CHRO, Make My Trip
Mondelez India Foods
Pearl Global Industries Ltd
Workplace Application: Hear the live case study on Change transformation and rethink at how the learnings can be applied in one's own organizational context.
Abhijit BhaduriAuthor, Columnist & Management Consultant
Workplace Application: Explore areas in HR where AI can be leveraged for better performance.
Arjun PratapFounder & CEO,
Workplace Application: Learn about the tips and best practices of how to imbibe a continuous learning culture for self and organization.
Bimaljeet Singh Bhasin VP & Head - Enterprise Business,
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, India
Reliance Industries Limited
Workplace Application: Gather insights on how states are evolving to increase employability through relevant skilling and re-skilling.
Nishchae SuriPartner & Head - KPMG Academy, KPMG
Andhra Pradesh Information Technology Academy
Workplace Application: Learn expert views of how to leverage technology to enable HR function become a revenue contributor to business
Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance
Join us to explore how job duties can be shared between the human workforce and computers to bring about a positive impact on productivity and business efficiency. Learn to navigate through the new organizational ecosystem that helps your workforce manage conditions remotely, integrating smart devices through the internet.
Workplace Application: Learn best practices of how to leverage IOT for your workforce effectiveness.
Siddhartha GuptaFounder & CEO, Blue Dolphin
- Drive a convergence of business / management skills and traditional "IT" skills at scale
- Accelerate "DI" (Digital Intelligence) across the organization
- Develop the ideal worker of the future
- Providing a world-class and highly engaging experience for today's modern workforce
Workplace Application: Understand how to leverage traditional skills and 'new age' skills to make your workforce adaptable to the digital future
Workplace Application: Learn strategies on how to leverage Millennials' fullest potential at workplace.
Dr. Andrew MitchellCEO, Rewardian
India & Sri Lanka, Aegis
Workplace Application: Understand benefits and strategies for hiring Gig workers
Manmohan BhutaniCOO India Region, ACS Group
(Offices of the US)
HCL Technologies Ltd.
Workplace Application: Learn the tips of how one can leverage neuroscience principles to engage, adapt, develop, think and regulate teams for better business success.
Muniinder AnandMD India &
South Asia, CCL
Tea & Networking
Whatever shape bias takes, it erodes productivity and engagement!
Join this session to hear from experts on how to stop this unconscious bias becoming a significant barrier to creating an inclusive environment where a diverse workforce can thrive!
Workplace Application: Identify the barriers to unconscious bias and find ways to overcome them across the employee life cycle.
Raj RaghavanSenior VP, Head of HR,
IndiGo (InterGlobe Aviation Ltd)
Foundation &Advisor Signify,
Solar & BoP business
Future Retail and Timex Group
Urban Suburban Productions
Urban Suburban Productions
In this highly engaging quiz, teams battle for the top spot as Champions!
Goldman Sachs, London
Branding Lead, IBM
East Asia, Oceana, Ericsson
Bennett Coleman & Co.
Believe in Yourself
Workplace Application: Learn and understand how to create the right ecosystem of inclusion within your organization.
Sarika BhattacharyyaCEO, BD Foundation
AZB & Partners
Environics will illustrate how this can be been done, without changing your workplace or compromising the use of technology. Benefits include protection of health, reduction in machinery breakdowns, improvement in interpersonal relationships and even lower rates of attrition. Experience the fascinating world of Environics, ENVIROCHIP and the newest product ENVIROGLOBE with live demos.
National General Secretary and National Spokesperson of JD(U)
Editor, and Political Commentator
SHRM HR Excellence Awards 2018 - Presentation & Gala Evening
The Night of the Stars - SHRM HR Excellence Awards is one glamourous night you don’t want to miss. The stars of HR will grace the red carpet, inaugurating a ceremony that celebrates excellence in HR and honours pioneers of workplace transformation with a dash of Bollywood masala.
Hosted by: Manish K Tyagi - Stand up Comedian & TEDx Speaker
Special Perfomances by:
Singer & Musician - Lyka Grace Nathaniel Pereira & Joseph Rodrigues
Pianist - Ratik Puri
Day 2 | October 12, 2018
Sonam Wangchuk has been widely recognized with several awards and titles such as The GQ Men Of The Year Award for Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 in India, The Rolex Award for Enterprise 2016 in Hollywood USA, The Terra Award 2016 for World's best Earth Buildings in Lyon France, The UNESCO Chair for Earth Architecture for India in 2014, 'Real Heroes' Award by CNN IBN Channel in 2008, 'Green Teacher' Award by Sanctuary Asia Magazine in 2005, Ashoka Fellowship by Ashoka: Innovators for the Public in 2002, 'Man of the Year' by The Week magazine in India in 2001 and the Governors Medal by the J&K State Government in 1996. He has inspired the famous character of Aamir Khan in the block buster hit: 3 Idiots.
In this session, hear Sonam talk about grassroot innovation and how that can bring about social change.
Workplace Application: Understand innovation at a grassroot level and look out for tips to make your workplace and community more sustainable.
Workplace Application: Understand the future of HR, factors leading to the need for evolution and new skills to create a high impact HR.
Learn from the experts in Adobe on addressing employee experiences and making the journey from "Uhh" to "Aah".
Workplace Application: Explore the available digital options to ensure a better employee experience and also reduce the manual effort of the HR function.
Tea & Networking Break
In this session, DDIs Bruce Watt will explore how frontline leadership is changing and share insights as well as practical tips on how to address the learning and performance needs of the frontline leader. Bruce will share specific examples of how to respond to this changing landscape to ensure organizations continue to thrive in this new world.
Workplace Application: Learn how to make front line leaders adapt and proactively engage in the changing times for organizational success
Helm Leadership Solutions
In this session our panel of CEOs will share their views on the critical role of Technology and Innovation towards Optimizing for Organizational Growth.
Workplace Application: Find out how your organization can become the trend setter which others would like to emulate.
Shrikrishna BhaveDirector HR, Forbes & Company Ltd
Sri Lanka, Aegis Ltd.
WyoW Consulting LLP
Workplace Application: Understand strategies to manage a digitally savvy workforce.
Lakshmi CMD - India GU HR Service Delivery Lead
Accenture Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Accenture Solutions Pvt.Ltd.
Reliance Industries Limited
DBS Asia Hub 2
Workplace Application: Get tips and perspectives on how to inculcate a culture of volunteering in your teams and how it can impact productivity.
Workplace Application: Get expert inputs on how to make data and analytics work for you and not the other way around.
Rajesh RanjanPartner, Everest Group
Workplace Application: Understand how you can become more fluent with the skills required to lead in a disrupted world.
Rajan KaliaCEO, Salto Dee Fee
& Product Development, CCL
Aditya Birla Capital
Corporate HR - Larsen
and Toubro Limited
Lunch & Networking Break
Samsonite CEO resigns after resume padding... and his isn’t the only resume that is padded! 23% of resumes verified last year had discrepancies. As HR partners, are we confident of who we are hiring? How do we address the conundrum of verifying the right candidate vs meeting the speed of business resource requirements. In this session, we throw light on mitigating employee fraud risk and leveraging digital solutions to safeguard organizations while partnering for growth.
Workplace Application: How to leverage digital solutions to safeguard your employee details as well as organizations' ?
Nipa ModiCountry Leader - Workplace
Solutions, Equifax India.
Organization Development, Lupin Labs
Development, DBS Bank
Workplace Application: Learn the current trends and best practices in how to create impactful employment branding.
Prithvi ShergillFounder, Tomorrow
Engineering Leader, TCS
Tea & Networking Break
You HAVE to pick a side because in this year's SHRM Big Debate 'Team Business' takes on 'Team HR' head to head on whether Continuous performance management is actually working?
Pankaj BansalCo-Founder & CEO,
Indian Oil Corporation Limited
Jindal Steel & Power
Reliance Industries Limited
Van Melle India
Government Business, Kotak Mahindra Bank