Wellbeing at Work event Hong Kong 2019

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The Wellbeing at Work Event arrives in Hong Kong on Tuesday 29 January 2019. The event provides HR, Reward & Benefit professionals and business leaders with the opportunity to learn from experts and their peers about the latest wellbeing developments and successes that are enhancing individual and organisational performance in companies across the APAC region.

I really enjoyed the Wellbeing at Work event and thanks for bringing such a critical subject to the mainstream. The event provided a balance of sharing heart-felt personal experiences, corporate responsibility and a call to action.

Partner and Global Leader, EY

Key Reasons to Attend:

  • Learn how multinational organisations are creating workplaces that thrive 
  • Leadership panel discussions informing workplace change
  • Roundtable discussions for in-depth employee wellbeing expertise
  • Employer case studies providing the secrets to employee wellbeing success
  • Invaluable networking with business and HR leaders 

Organisations that prioritise workplace wellbeing out-perform their competitors and thriving workplaces are more profitable and creative so this is an essential must-attend event for those companies who want to succeed!

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Edward Moncreiffe, Chief Executive Officer, Insurance Hong Kong, HSBC
Edward Moncreiffe, Chief Executive Officer, Insurance Hong Kong, HSBC

CEO HSBC Insurance (Asia) Limited and HSBC Life (International) Limited

Maggie Zhang, Chief Human Resources Officer, International, AIG
Maggie Zhang, Chief Human Resources Officer, International, AIG

Over 20 years HR related working experiences in multiple areas including talent development

Poppy Jaman OBE, CEO, City Mental Health Alliance
Poppy Jaman OBE, CEO, City Mental Health Alliance

Internationally respected mental health advocate, national policy advisor and social entrepreneur

Oliver Rust, Managing Director (Asia Pacific), The Engine Group
Oliver Rust, Managing Director (Asia Pacific), The Engine Group

Leading the business & Go-to-Market strategy for ORC International & the Engine Group in APAC with the objective of driving client success

Mark Goldberg, Senior Manager of Global Health & Well-Being, Latham & Watkins
Mark Goldberg, Senior Manager of Global Health & Well-Being, Latham & Watkins

Award-winning wellness and communications professional with over 17 years experience in the multinational legal sector

Gagan Bhargava, Vice President, Human Resources, Schneider Electric
Gagan Bhargava, Vice President, Human Resources, Schneider Electric

Always striving to achieve desirable business outcomes through people strategy and programs

Andy Chun, Regional Director – Technology Innovation, Prudential Corporation Asia and Adjunct Professor, City University of Hong Kong
Andy Chun, Regional Director – Technology Innovation, Prudential Corporation Asia and Adjunct Professor, City University of Hong Kong

Leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) pioneer in Hong Kong and global technology visionary with over three decades of technology innovation

Mignonne Chen, Vice President Head of Wellness, Asia Pacific, J.P. Morgan
Mignonne Chen, Vice President Head of Wellness, Asia Pacific, J.P. Morgan

Responsible for the strategy, vision and implementation of the Wellness programs for 60K employees in 14 countries in Asia Pacific

Charles Caldwell, Human Resources Director, English Schools Foundation
Charles Caldwell, Human Resources Director, English Schools Foundation

Award winning HR Director driving HR strategies linked to organisational, governance and business strategy & initiatives

Karen Gillespie, Co-founder, EEK & SENSE & Co-author of the Global Leadership Wellbeing Survey (GLWS)
Karen Gillespie, Co-founder, EEK & SENSE & Co-author of the Global Leadership Wellbeing Survey (GLWS)

Karen is an international speaker, author, practitioner and researcher in the field of leadership wellbeing

Andrew Merrilees, Managing Director, Bupa Asia
Andrew Merrilees, Managing Director, Bupa Asia

Helping Bupa HK members lead a longer, healthier and happier life

Jaan Madan, Head of Client Experience Team, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England
Jaan Madan, Head of Client Experience Team, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England

Jaan is based in the UK and leads on the organisation’s engagement with workplaces in a broad range of sectors

Sinan Atahan, Talent Acquisition Lead, APAC, Moody’s Corporation
Sinan Atahan, Talent Acquisition Lead, APAC, Moody’s Corporation

Regional recruitment lead for Moody’s in APAC covering Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Australia, Japan & Korea

Zoe Fortune, Managing Director, City Mental Health Alliance Hong Kong
Zoe Fortune, Managing Director, City Mental Health Alliance Hong Kong

CMHA HK creates the opportunity for members to come together to share knowledge, experience, learning and understanding around mental health

Irene Leung, Head of HR – Talent & Organizational Development, Matilda International Hospital
Irene Leung, Head of HR – Talent & Organizational Development, Matilda International Hospital

A keen believer and passionate practitioner in people development

Maria Andreu, Ergonomist and Seating Category Manager Herman Miller Asia Pacific
Maria Andreu, Ergonomist and Seating Category Manager Herman Miller Asia Pacific

Maria has been in the furniture industry for over 20 years working in Germany, UK, Japan, and Hong Kong

08:00 – 08:45: Registration and Networking

 

08:45 – 08:55: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Poppy Jaman OBE, CEO, City Mental Health Alliance & Jaan Madan, Head of Client Experience Team, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England

 

08:55 – 09:00: Energizer Session

 

09:00 – 09:15: Keynote Address

 

09:15 – 09:40: Leaders as Champions of Promoting Corporate Wellness

The rising prosperity of Asia’s growing economies has drawn adverse consequences on employee wellness and the work-life balance of many people. Intensified global competition and the expanding wealth gaps in Asia have been known to induce stress and create tension.

  • Many employees in the Asia work longer hours and some say lead a stressful life?
  • What can leaders do to encourage a more balanced lifestyle?
  • Creating a vision that inspires employees, builds loyalty and a sense of involvement?

Maggie Zhang, Chief Human Resources Officer, International, AIG

 

09:40 – 10:05: Change Your Mindset, Change Your Results

  • Your brain is more complex, powerful, and sophisticated than any computer on the planet, but daily life stressors are not going to vanish anytime soon.
  • Corporate leadership and the growth mindset
  • Applying a growth mindset to a healthy corporate environment
  • The impact on wellbeing of growth mindset strategies

Charles Caldwell, Human Resources Director, English Schools Foundation

 

10:05 – 10:30: Wellbeing: Start at the top or don’t bother!

  • Why your leaders must drive your wellbeing strategy
  • A framework and approach to engage your leaders
  • Lessons learned on embedding wellbeing (with client case study examples)

Karen Gillespie, Co-Founder, GLWS Wellbeing & Neil Cowieson, Founder, HumanScope

 

10:30 – 11:00: Networking Refreshment Break

 

11:00 – 11:40: Panel Debate: Mental Health as a Business Strategy

  • How can mental health and wellness activities be linked to increased employee productivity and ultimately a healthier balance sheet?
  • Understanding the relationship between good mental health employee wellness and the retention of key talent
  • Are corporations in Asia fully analyzing the negative impact and costs high levels of stress and fatigue have on performance levels?

Gagan Bhargava, Vice President, Human Resources, Schneider Electric

Mignonne Chen, Vice President Head of Wellness, Asia Pacific, J.P. Morgan

Mark Goldberg, Senior Manager of Global Health & Wellbeing, Latham & Watkins

Irene Leung, Head of HR – Talent & Organizational Development, Matilda International Hospital

Zoe Fortune, Managing Director, City Mental Health Alliance Hong Kong

 

11:40 – 12:10: The Role of AI in Enhancing People’s Wellbeing and Performance

How is the move towards AI creating a more collaborative, communicative and flexible workplaces that impact employee wellbeing? What is the impact of AI on staff wellbeing? In this session Andy will examine how wellbeing can be incorporated into corporate strategies that focus on AI and innovation.
Andy Chun, Regional Director – Technology Innovation, Prudential Corporation Asia and Adjunct Professor, City University of Hong Kong

 

12:10 – 12:35: Maintaining a healthier and happier workforce in Hong Kong  

  • What is the need for health and wellbeing in Hong Kong: Why do we need workplace wellness programme – employees’ mental health needs
  • What can employers do to support employee wellbeing: What tools are available for employers
  • How to implement effectively

Andrew Merrilees, General Manager, Bupa Hong Kong

 

12:35 – 13:00: Sitting is bad for you, we are designed to move    

We have been told since childhood to sit up and don’t move, yet our bodies are telling us otherwise. Our muscles, our joints, our ligaments, even our bones need us to move to keep them healthy. We are more creative when we move, we think better, we are more productive. Yet, we are sitting down most of the time. No wonder back pain is the leading cause of absenteeism.

Do you know how to sit? Do you ever listen to your body? Sitting can be a pleasurable and healthy experience if we know how to interact with the tools that we have, the sitting machine.

Maria Andreu, Category Manager for Seating and Collection, Hong Kong, Herman Miller APAC

 

13:00 – 14:00: Networking Lunch

 

14:00 – 14:10: Energiser Session

 

14:10 – 14:40: Fireside Chat: HSBC

HSBC is known for its desirable work environment. The company takes pride in the fact that its culture is built around happy people that are contributing to the mission and feel valued. How does an organization like HSBC maintain the wellbeing of its employees?

Edward Moncreiffe, Chief Executive Officer, Insurance Hong Kong, HSBC

 

14:40 – 15:15 Round Table Discussions

Mix and match round-table discussions

 

15.15 – 15.45: Networking Break

 

15:45 – 16:10: Ensuring Change is Healthy for Employees

  • Maintaining a healthy workforce during mergers & acquisitions
  • Tackling differences in perspective in times of organizational change
  • Mitigating risks to wellbeing in times of change
  • How do you change the mindset of employees that change represents an opportunity rather than a threat during a M&A transaction?

Sinan Atahan, Talent Acquisition Lead, APAC, Moody’s Corporation

 

16:10 – 16:35: Technology and its Effect on Workplace Happiness

  • How is employee happiness being impact by innovation in the new world of work in Asia?
  • How embedding technology in HR is changing the way people work with each other
  • Can technology ensure employees better self-manage their lives
  • The role of technology in reducing stress

Oliver Rust, Managing Director – APAC, ORC International

 

16:35 – 16:50: Chair’s closing remarks

 

16.50 – 18.00: Networking Reception

Please join us for some drinks and canapés to close the conference. 

 

Bupa Asia

Bupa Asia

We offer health insurance, run care homes, health clinics, dental centres, and provide workplace health services

ByoBeat

ByoBeat

ByoBeat was created to empower people and organisations towards self-leadership to improve performance, health and overall wellbeing

CMHA Hong Kong

CMHA Hong Kong

Raise awareness of mental health in the City and support City employers to create a good culture of mental health for their employees

GLWS Wellbeing

GLWS Wellbeing

Global Leadership Wellbeing Survey GLWS® a breakthrough tool to support leaders’ wellbeing & drive a culture of sustainable high performance

Herman Miller

Herman Miller

Inventive designs, technologies and related services that improve the human experience wherever people work, heal, learn and live

Human Scope

Human Scope

Hong Kong based HR Consultancy specializing in the assessment, development & performance improvement of people & organizations

Future of Work Insights

Future of Work Insights

Future of Work Insights provides global insight, intelligence and the latest trends around the future of the workplace

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Early Bird TicketHK$3,295.00Save HK$1,000 by booking before 21 December 2018

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29th January 2019
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Venue

Cliftons Hong Kong
Hutchison House, 10 Harcourt Rd,
Central, Hong Kong