#SHRMIndiaTalent

Leadership Summit & Expo 2024

The focus on ‘All Things Talent’ takes on a whole new meaning as the world of work progresses towards becoming better equipped to overcome contingencies and being future-fit. Hiring and managing talent effectively goes a long way in achieving organizational success. The onus is on people leaders to maximize the use of technology and nurture a sense of belonging in every member of the workforce.

The SHRM India Talent Leadership Summit & Expo 2024 on the theme ‘Lead the Charge’ is an opportunity to connect with industry experts, learn from thought leaders, and discover innovative ways to manage talent and navigate uncertainty for organizational success. SHRM is proud to Lead the Charge, keeping talent at the centre, for better workplaces and a better world.

SHRM India Talent24 will be hosted in Bengaluru and Mumbai in its fourth edition. Join us in-person – to learn innovative talent strategies tailored to suit the ever-changing realities of the world of work.

Conrad Bengaluru
6th February 2024

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Taj Lands End, Bandra, Mumbai
19th February 2024

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What You Can do at #SHRMIndiaTalent

Get Trend-spotting

Be future-fit with top projections and expert thoughts of industry leaders

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Get tech-chasing, to navigate the future of work with knowledge and confidence

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Network and engage with the fraternity and explore ways to synergize

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Why Attend?

Learn about the latest in the talent space and where the world of work is headed,
at SHRMIndia Talent24.

Here’s what’s in it for you:

  • Experience specialized learning on All Things Talent
  • Gain practical insights from global thought leaders & experts
  • Leverage technologies & tools that will shape future workplaces
  • Maximize peer learning & networking to navigate the future
  • Showcase the best and latest in talent practices at the hyper-interactive expo
  • Curate best-in-class case studies, reports, papers and articles

Why Sponsor?

  • Showcase your thought leadership and expertise with HR influencers and key decision makers
  • Make the most of super-specialized session formats
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  • Interact and network with 1000+ relevant audience
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  • Pre-Schedule meetings with key prospects
  • Direct brand reach to SHRM’s Network of 400,000+ HR Professionals through emailers
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#SHRMIndiaTalent Speakers

D Shivakumar

Conference Chair, Operating Partner
Advent International Private Equity

Suparna Mitra

CEO - Watches & Wearables
Titan Company

Harsha Bhogle

Cricket Commentator & Journalist, Author, Industry Speaker & IIM Udaipur Board of Governors

Achal Khanna

CEO
SHRM India, APAC & MENA

Prabha Narasimhan

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Colgate - Palmolive (India)

Hari Menon

Co-founder & CEO
Bigbasket.com

Musthafa PC

CEO & Co-founder
iD Fresh Food

Harit Nagpal

Managing Director & CEO
Tata Play

Ankit Aggarwal

Founder & CEO
Unstop

Ayaskant Sarangi

CHRO
Mphasis

Niranjani C

CFO
The Hershey Company

Vineet Kaul

HR Advisor & Mentor

Pankaj Rai

Group Chief Data & Analytics Officer
Aditya Birla Group

Ramesh Jude Thomas

President
EQUiTOR, Value Advisory

Savio DSouza

Head Human Resources - Maersk India, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka Area
A.P. Moller - Maersk

Samik Basu

Chief Human Resources Officer Hindalco
Aditya Birla Group

Rajesh Srivastava

Corporate Veteran, Thought Leader, Educator & Bestselling Author

Sandiep Batra

Chief Human Resources Officer
Adani Airport Holdings

Deepa Singhal

Vice President Applications
Oracle India

Anita Bhogle

Speaker, Author, Partner & Learning Content Head
Prosearch Consultants & Bizpunditz

Dr. Neil Sequeira

Chief Operating Officer
Thane Cancer Hospital

Dr. Naga Siddharth

CHRO
UrbanPiper

Pallav Popli

CRO & Employee Engagement Evangelist
Vantage Circle

Jaipal Singal

Group CFO (India & GCC)
iD Fresh Food

Sarika Pradhan

Vice President - APAC HR Head
CGI

Valentina Cesani

Chief Operating Officer
Rail Europe

Saurabh Deshpande

Director, CoE- People & Culture
Vantage Circle

Pradipta Banerjee

Chief People Officer
Emids

Dependra Mathur

SVP & Global Head - HRD
Infosys BPM

Purvi Sheth

CEO
Shilputsi Consultants

Sujatha Duvvuri

Co-Founder & Managing Director
SHEMADE Gourmet Foods

Pooja Makasana

Head - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Sun Pharma

Sunita Bhuyan

Practitioner - Wellbeing, Creativity & Leadership through Music

Meenalochani Kumar

SVP - Talent Management & Development
Northern Trust Corporation

Ankur Gupta

Vice President
Skillsoft

Anil Santhapuri

Head - Academy for Management & Leadership Excellence
TVS Motor Company

Sonia Almeida Soares

Director Inclusion & Diversity (I&D), Employer Branding & HR Communications
Volvo Group India

Bhaskar Sharma

Former CEO & Senior Advisor
Red Bull India

Bhavana Bhagat

Vice President, Global Talent Development Head - Data and AI
Genpact

Shekhar Halder

Chief Business Officer
Internshala

Dr. Bhanukumar Parmar

Industry Leader & Former HR Head - Sr Vice President
UltraTech Cement

Abhijit Trivedi

Head - Total Rewards and Performance Management CoE
SLK

Divkiran Kathuria

Global Director, Talent Agility
Seagate Technology

Jasdev Ahuja

Senior Director & Lead - Executive Network
SHRM India

Pratik Mehta

Head
Mahindra Leadership University

Surajit Bit

Director - Operations and People Management
SHRM India, APAC & MENA

Neha Pant

Director - Knowledge and Advisory
SHRM India

Nisha Kurup

Senior Content Manager & Head Member Engagement
SHRM India

Nitya Vijaykumar

Senior Knowledge Advisor
SHRM India

Tanishqa Arora

Knowledge & Advisory
SHRM India

#SHRMIndiaTalent Topics

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  • BENGALURU

Gone are the days of a 'one-size-fits-all' approach to the talent strategy, with today's ecosystem demanding instant gratification, agility, and personalized journeys for each member of the workforce. Right from ensuring a seamless onboarding experience, to purpose-driven talent management throughout the employee life cycle, technology's potential is immense, to reduce friction, automate tasks, and foster a culture of well-being where everyone can thrive. Join this session to transform your talent strategy into a playground of opportunity.

Times of flux call for a renewed organizational strategy. It's time for organizations to redefine its purpose for existence, re-establish its identity, reinforce its contribution for the greater good, and reimagine its position as enablers and change-agents while embracing technology and exploring diverse talent pools. This conversation will delve into the critical aspects that business leaders need to focus on, to ensure organizational success.

While some professional jobs continue to call for a basic qualification, the trend is increasingly swaying towards recruiters casting wider nets. Larger employers are aiming to attract candidates at an early stage, while others will search for hires in technical and non-traditional higher education institutions. This discussion will cover best practices and strategies for talent acquisition success in 2024 and beyond.

In an era where it’s not just workforce demographics and preferences that are rapidly changing, but in many cases the workplace and nature of work itself, there is a need to fundamentally rethink talent management approaches. The ubiquitous (but under-leveraged) Rewards and Recognition (R&R) program is taking on a more strategic role than ever before, driving not just employee engagement but cultural transformation. Learn about the Fundamental Shifts in R&R Practices. Discover how these practices redefine workplace dynamics, drive employee engagement by addressing fundamental human needs and enable behavioural change at scale. Join us for an insightful session that navigates evolving talent trends and showcases how leading organizations are including R&R as strategic priority in future-ready talent management approaches.

The importance of nurturing an inclusive workforce, managed by data-driven decision-making and AI-enabled employee experiences, emphasizing employee wellness, performance management, and succession planning are the key determinants of talent management success in the coming era. Join this discussion to know more about ways to bring out the best in workforces.

The possibilities that technology brings to the world of work are limitless, especially when it comes to aspects that affect people and processes. While Generative AI has created quite a stir with respect to its infinite capabilities and the ethics of it, its entire potential is yet to be harnessed. Equipped with innovative AI tools, the HR digital transformation journey becomes all the more enticing and rewarding - this session discusses how.

From remote to hybrid and onsite work environments, recent times have witnessed transitions like never before. In its wake, the world of work has embraced IED&B to the extent that the stage at which it is, it is no longer possible to stop what organizations are doing, and its far-reaching effects cannot now be avoided or prevented - and pleasantly so. This discussion explores ways to drive the right intent for maximum positive impact and business success.

With the increasing prevalence of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace, there is a growing debate about its role in talent management. This discussion will put the spotlight on leaders from different domains, who will engage in a thought-provoking discourse exploring the role of AI in nurturing the right talent and how this is integral to the strategic visions of finance, marketing, human resources, and information technology. Join in to gain valuable perspectives from seasoned leaders, fostering a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness between leadership functions, AI technology and talent management.

Gone are the days of a 'one-size-fits-all' approach to the talent strategy, with today's ecosystem demanding instant gratification, agility, and personalized journeys for each member of the workforce. Right from ensuring a seamless onboarding experience, to purpose-driven talent management throughout the employee life cycle, technology's potential is immense, to reduce friction, automate tasks, and foster a culture of well-being where everyone can thrive. Join this session to transform your talent strategy into a playground of opportunity.

Times of flux call for a renewed organizational strategy. It's time for organizations to redefine its purpose for existence, re-establish its identity, reinforce its contribution for the greater good, and reimagine its position as enablers and change-agents while embracing technology and exploring diverse talent pools. This conversation will delve into the critical aspects that business leaders need to focus on, to ensure organizational success.

While some professional jobs continue to call for a basic qualification, the trend is increasingly swaying towards recruiters casting wider nets. Larger employers are aiming to attract candidates at an early stage, while others will search for hires in technical and non-traditional higher education institutions. This discussion will cover best practices and strategies for talent acquisition success in 2024 and beyond.

Generative AI models combine the ability to assimilate knowledge from many sources and use it to automate tasks and enhance human creativity and productivity. The role of generative AI in ensuring improved workplaces by way of detailed job descriptions, personalized employee experiences, customized career plans, and technology-enabled performance evaluations is immense. Join this discussion to know more about ways to bring out the best in workforces by leaning on generative AI technology.

*Overview by Deepa Singhal, Vice President Applications, Oracle India followed by panel discussion and Q&A

In an era where it’s not just workforce demographics and preferences that are rapidly changing, but in many cases the workplace and nature of work itself, there is a need to fundamentally rethink talent management approaches. The ubiquitous (but under-leveraged) Rewards and Recognition (R&R) program is taking on a more strategic role than ever before, driving not just employee engagement but cultural transformation. Learn about the Fundamental Shifts in R&R Practices. Discover how these practices redefine workplace dynamics, drive employee engagement by addressing fundamental human needs and enable behavioural change at scale. Join us for an insightful session that navigates evolving talent trends and showcases how leading organizations are including R&R as strategic priority in future-ready talent management approaches.

The possibilities that technology brings to the world of work are limitless, especially when it comes to aspects that affect people and processes. While Generative AI has created quite a stir with respect to its infinite capabilities and the ethics of it, its entire potential is yet to be harnessed. Equipped with innovative AI tools, the HR digital transformation journey becomes all the more enticing and rewarding - this session discusses how.

Cultivating leaders prepared for the future is crucial for organizations to respond to emerging challenges, capitalise on opportunities and stay competitive in today's dynamic business environment. However, this process demands significant time and effort from organizations. Transitioning from an individual contributor to a leader necessitates acquiring diverse competencies such as team building, stress management, performance assessment, and motivation, often without adequate support during the transition. An effective solution to establish a sustainable leadership pipeline for long-term success is through purposeful coaching. Tailoring coaching programs to the specific skillsets of new leaders ensures they are well-equipped to successfully execute strategic initiatives, produce results, and attain their personal goals.

From remote to hybrid and onsite work environments, recent times have witnessed transitions like never before. In its wake, the world of work has embraced IED&B to the extent that the stage at which it is, it is no longer possible to stop what organizations are doing, and its far-reaching effects cannot now be avoided or prevented - and pleasantly so. This discussion explores ways to drive the right intent for maximum positive impact and business success.

With the increasing prevalence of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace, there is a growing debate about its role in talent management. This discussion will put the spotlight on leaders from different domains, who will engage in a thought-provoking discourse exploring the role of AI in nurturing the right talent and how this is integral to the strategic visions of finance, marketing, human resources, and information technology. Join in to gain valuable perspectives from seasoned leaders, fostering a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness between leadership functions, AI technology and talent management.

#SHRMIndiaTalent Agenda Overview

9.00 AM - 9.30 AM

Registration & Networking at Expo

9.30 AM - 5.15 PM

Leadership Summit & Expo

5.15 PM - 6.15 PM

Networking & Happy Hour

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