Registration / Light Breakfast / Sponsors' Exhibitions
Welcoming Remarks
Morning KeynoteCreating a Thriving Workforce: The Path to Making Hong Kong a Global Talent Leader
Kate Bravery
  • Kate Bravery (Global Solutions Leader, Talent Business  at  Mercer)

    Kate Bravery

    Global Solutions Leader, Talent Business at Mercer

    Kate Bravery is the Regional Leader for Mercer’s Leadership and Talent practice in Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Africa. Previously she was the Human Capital Business Leader in Hong Kong and has lead teams in Australia and India before joining Mercer. She has over 23 years’ experience in Talent Strategy, Leadership Development and in the design of integrated HRM solutions.

    Kate commenced her career with American Express where she focused on new employee orientation and its impact on cultural integration. Her interest in cross-cultural leadership has been a constant in her career, along with the impact of managerial judgment on Talent. She has spent the last 14 years consulting across Australasia predominantly in the areas of Leadership, Performance Management and Careers. Her experience spans best in class organizations within the Financial, Utilities, Aviation, Telecommunication, Retail, Auto, Manufacturing & Professional Services sectors.

    Kate is a British Chartered Occupational Psychologist who holds an MBA from MGSM, Australia. She is a registered HR professional (AHRIA) and a member of the HK division of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists. She also possesses a MSc. degree in Organizational Psychology from City University (UK).

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Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Sessions I & II: each runs twice at 9:40-11:00am & 11:30am-12:45pm; Session III runs once ONLY at 9:40-11:00am

Networking Coffee Break / Sponsors’ Exhibitions
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Repeat Sessions I & II; Session IV runs once ONLY at 11:30am-12:45pm

Lunch
Luncheon Keynote CEO Panel – Are the Business and HR Aligned to Capture Growth?
Wai-Kwong SeckWill RossBernie TingSean Ferguson
  • Wai-Kwong Seck (CEO-Asia Pacific  of  State Street Bank & Trust Co)

    Wai-Kwong Seck

    CEO-Asia Pacific of State Street Bank & Trust Co
  • Will Ross (CEO  of  Lazada Cross Boarder)

    Will Ross

    CEO of Lazada Cross Boarder
  • BT

    Bernie Ting

    Chairman at Hong Kong Q-Mark Council
  • Sean Ferguson (Associate Dean (Master's Programs), Director of MBA Programs, HKUST Business School  at  Hong Kong University of Science & Technology)

    Sean Ferguson

    Associate Dean (Master's Programs), Director of MBA Programs, HKUST Business School at Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Closing Remarks