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HR & Workplace. Transformed in Digital Age

The HR / Workplace Malaysia Summit 2024 is a Asia-wide series where 300+ high-profile HR professionals from the Malaysia and SE Asia region come to share their expertise and meet their peers. The participants include CHROs, VPs of HR, Heads of HR, and Directors Malaysia’s large scale companies and most innovative start-up firms.

More than a conference, the event is also a premier solution exhibition for the HR sector, solutions suppliers from the world will exhibit and showcase its most innovative solutions. It is the ideal place for the HR community to explore the technologies today and tomorrow.

The event gathers some 300+ CHRO/ HR Head/ WorkTech Expert, Digital Transformation Directors, CXO from the leading organizations and Start-ups in Malaysia

  • 300+

    C-Level Attendees

  • 30+

    Speakers/ panelists

  • 120+

    Companies/ Organizations

  • 10+

    Event Partners

  • 8

    Media Partners

  • 71%

    C-level executives

  • 20+

    Solutions Providers

  • 100+

    CXOs Attennding

Speakers & Panelists
Senthiyl SSG

Managing DIrector Arbinger Institute SG/MY
Dolphy Goveas
Head of Global HR Operations at Goodhope Asia Holdings Ltd.
Shahrizan Aini
Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer at Sime Darby Plantation
Dean Seiff
General Manager at Unit4 Asia Pacific
Christopher Chew
Executive Director at OCBC
Grace Chan
Ex-Vice President, Human Resources of Oil & Gas Company
09:00 – 09.15

Opening Remarks + Keynote : Critical Strategies to Prepare for the Future of HR

Koljit (Ajit) Singh - Council Member of MIHRM/Senior HR Practitioner, Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM)


Presentation: Simplify. Automate. Thrive. Unlocking efficient workforce management with Zoho

Akshay Honnappa - Presales Manager for HR Apps at Zoho Corporation
09:35 – 10:15

Panel Discussion: Culture Build: Going ALL IN: Breaking Down Barriers to Transform Culture

Moderator: Dr. Patricia Francis - Head of Financial Markets Operations Strategy and Learning & Development from Standard Chartered Bank


  1. Zenas Kok - Chief People Officer , MAMEE-Double Decker (M) Sdn Bhd
  2. Dolphy Goveas - Head of Global HR Operations at Goodhope Asia Holdings Ltd.
  3. Shahrizan Aini - Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer at Sime Darby Plantation
10:15 – 10:40
Morning Tea Break
10:40 - 11:00

Presentation : The Power of Ownership: Gaining a Competitive Edge Through Self-Accountability

Senthiyl SSG - Managing Director at Arbinger Institute SG/MY
11:00 - 11:30

Fireside Chat

Future Forward: Key HR Trends For 2024

Wee Joee Leow, Sales Director, Darwinbox

Dinakaran Krishnan, Chief People Officer, Credence

11:30 - 12:10
CHRO's Panel: How to Enhance employees’ performance without compromise well-being

Moderator: Grace Chan - Ex-Vice President, Human Resources of Oil & Gas Company


  1. Farouk Abdul Khalid - Chief Human Resources Officer , Al-Ikhsan Sports Sdn Bhd
  2. Muhammad Hilman Rao Abdullah - Head of HR East Asia, Alcon
  3. Anjali Velayudhan Menon - APAC HR Director, Sibelco Group
  4. Chee Gay Lim - Group Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive Vice President Human Resources, TDCX
12:10 - 12:30
Presentation : Energizing Employees : HR Solutions for the Future of Work
Daniel Phua - Regional Director at The Humanica Sdn. Bhd.
12:30 - 13:40
13:40 – 14:00

Presentation - The Payroll Paradigm Shift: Elevating Employee Experience in Today’s Workplace

Assis Franklin, Head of Presales & Solution Advisory (APAC), Ramco
14:00 : 14:20

Presentation - Meet the CHRO of the Future, a Technology Expert

Fong Tuan Chen - Senior Executive Vice President (Group Human Capital), Maybank
14:20 – 14:40

Presentation: Talk is on Digital Transformation

Dean Seiff, General Manager, Unit4 Asia Pacific
14:40 - 15:00

Keynote - Why HR Must Transform Talent Acquisition for the Digital Age

Baktiar Hasnan - Board of Director (BOD) – Area Council Representative at Asia Pacific Career Development Association (APCDA)
15:00 - 15:30

Afternoon Tea Break

15:30 - 16:10

Panel Discussion

HR Tech Trends: Disruption Now: What’s New and What’s Ahead in the HR Tech Market

Moderator: Rodica Belocosov , VP of People, Moneylion


  1. Prof. Dr. Balakrishnan Parasuraman - Professor of Human Resource and Industrial Relations, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
  2. Kevin Ng - Chief People Officer (CPO) at Cement Industries of Malaysia Berhad (CIMA)
  3. Christopher Chew - Executive Director at OCBC


Closing Remarks


Gala Dinner Session

by invitation only
Open for sponsorship (sponsors get to use the dinner to entertain your selected clients), please contact daniel.tran@escom-events.com

End of the Event

Event Format

C-Level Decision Makers, HR/ Worktech Thought Leaders, Digital Experts, HR tech vendors gather here to discuss the market, digital trends, staff experiences, technology, ecosystem and partnership.

Solution providers and companies from around the world gather to display their latest innovations and case studies.
1-1 Meetings

Receive a comprehensive delegate list one week prior to the event with the name, designation, company. Selected event partners are privileged to make a wishlist of their potential clients, we will pre-arrange those 1:1 meetings and they will be conducted in a Private Meeting Area

Peer Networking

Extensive networking opportunities at this conference includes professional networking, gala lunch, coffee and tea break. A great avenue and platform for connecting and engaging with HR community in Malaysia

You'll Experience
Delegate Pass
Standard Delegate Pass:
390 USD per person

Limited to HR managers, directors, HRBPs, CHROs, CEOs, and CXOs of the top 100 companies in Malaysia.

(After the early bird pass ran out.)

  • Access to All Event Programs
  • Access to All Networking Sessions
  • Access to Lunch, AM/PM tea, coffee, and snacks
  • Receive event materials, an event badge, presentation downloadables, and an event report.
  • Receive the Attendees Certificate
Register now
Vendor Delegate
990 USD per person

Vendors, suppliers, and solution providers are subject to paying registration fees, depending on the nature of the business.

  • Access to All Event Programs
  • Access to All Networking Sessions
  • Access to Lunch, AM/PM tea/coffee/snacks
  • Receive event materials, event badge, presentation downloadables, and an event report
  • Receive the Attendees Certificate
Join now
Series Sponsors
The conference gathers HR project owners, buyers, and decision-makers from the Southeast Asia region, making it the ideal place to showcase your products directly to your customers.
Tailored presentation, exhibition booths, one to one meetings with delegates on your wish-list, branding and promotion, we will set up everything you need to make sure you get connected with the right people
Venue & Floorplan
Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur Managed By Banyan Tree
Grand Ballroom
Getting in Touch
Sponsorship & Exhibition

Daniel Tran, Event Director
M: +84 869 257 920 (WhatsApp)

E: daniel.tran@escom-events.com

Speaking Opportunity & Partnership

Febby Azizah, Sr. Conference Producer

M: +62 899 031 7571

E: febby.azizah@escom-events.com

Delegate Pass & Partnership

Ananda Louded, Conference Manager

M: +62 813-158-555-28

E: ananda.louded@escom-events.com

You can also send us a message via the form on the right.


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