SLASSCOM’s People Summit 2018 – Transforming The Way We Think, Work & Connect

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The SLASSCOM People Summit 2018 will be conducted for the seventh consecutive year on the 20th of February 2018 at the Shangri-La Colombo. It aims to provide leaders at all levels with innovative talent management insights and perspectives from renowned global leaders, along with prime networking and experience sharing opportunities. The event will bring together over 300 HR professionals and business leaders representing IT/BPM and other industries.

The summit’s objectives are two fold – firstly, to expose the audience to international best practices,cutting-edge trends and insights delivered by renowned HR practitioners within the region. Secondly, to provide an excellent networking opportunity for participants to meet and share experiences.

This year, the SLASSCOM People Summit 2018 will be held under the theme ‘Transforming the way we Think, Work and Connect’ in keeping with current trends and focusing on what are known to be the biggest issues in people management, globally. Areas such as building collaborative organisations, data analytics and leveraging automation & AI based technology to build future ready organisations will be delved into.

The summit will comprise of two main sessions: The CXO Breakfast Forum and the General Conference. The conference will have three parallel breakout sessions focusing on gathering insights through data analytics to create value, creating future ready organisations using AI & Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and building collaborative workspaces through concepts such as work-out loud and design thinking.

Experienced speakers from renowned organisations around the world will be conducting these workshops with the keynote address being delivered by Oracle Corporation Asia Pacific HCM Cloud Applications Head, Yazad Dalal. Other speakers include Virtusa Executive Vice President and Global COO Keith Modder, Microsoft Asia Pacific Human Resources Director Kathy Tingate, University of Columbia Economics Professor Prof. Lalith Munasinghe, Great Place To Work India CEO Prasenjit
Bhattacharya and Great Place To Work Sri Lanka Director and Oracle Corporation HR Asia Pacific Senior Director Rachna Sampayo.

Tickets for the SLASSCOM People Summit 2018 are available now and can be purchased online here. If you’re a SLASSCOM member, tickets are priced at LKR 15,000/- with group tickets for five available at the discounted price of LKR 67,500/-. For everyone else tickets are priced at LKR 17,000/ with group tickets for five available at the discounted price of LKR 76,500/-. It’s also possible to attend only the CXO Breakfast forum for which tickets are priced at LKR. 8,000/-.

We are excited to see the new ideas and concepts that will be presented at this year’s SLASSCOM People Summit. After all, human capital is probably the most important capital of all and the most easily mismanaged. Better, more modern management practices will result in better places to work and thus increased productivity, job satisfaction and overall well-being.

Will you be attending this year’s People Summit? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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