9.00AM - 9.20AM: Registration, Conversations & Connections

9.20AM - 9.30AM: Welcome Note

9.30AM - 10.00AM:Inaugural Keynote
HR – The Competitive Advantage
Shekar Arora, Executive Director HR Strategy, Ashok Leyland

10.00AM - 11.00AM: PANEL 1
HR as a Business Partner and Moving up the Value chain – Success Stories, Challenges and Skills required
Mohan Kumar, President, NHRD Chennai Chapter
Aashish Singh, Vice President & Head HR, Sutherland Global Services
Chandrasekhar Chenniappan, Head HR, Atmel
Rajeev B Bhatnagar, VP - HR, L&T Constructions (Moderator)

11.00AM - 11.30 AM: Morning Break
A chance to meet up with your friends and have a cup of coffee on the house!

11.30 AM - 12.30 PM: PANEL 2
HR as Transformation Partner and Alignment of Talent for Sustained Business Excellence
Sabita J, AVP - HR, Steria
Latha Nambisan, SVP – HR, Servion Global Solutions
Jacob Jacob, CPO, Apollo Hospitals Enterprises
Prasad B V, VP – HR & IR, Pricol (Moderator)

12.30 PM - 1.00 PM: Keynote
HR support in Turbulent times
Sumendra Chakraborty, VP- HR & Admin, Renault India

1.00 PM - 2.00PM: Networking Lunch
Break for lunch on the house and a chance to catch up with each other!

2.00 PM - 3.00 PM: PANEL 3
Employee engagement as a competitive advantage
Shankar Narasimhan, Head HR, AGS Health
Shashir Shetty, Regional Head - South, Pearson TalentLens
Sunitha Lal, Global Head HR, (Moderator)

3.00 PM - 3.30 PM: Afternoon Break
Some time out for you to grab another coffee and a well earned rest.

3.30 PM - 4.30 PM: PANEL
Maximizing HR Impact: Propelling Organizational Performance & Developing the Next Generation of Leaders
V Kalyansundaram, Head-Employee Relation, Nokia India
Prabhakaran Nambiar, Head – HR & Manufacturing Excellence, ARS Metals
Srimathi Shivashankar, AVP - Diversity & Sustainability, HCL Technologies
Vijay Rangaraju, VP (People and Culture), Polaris Software (Moderator)

4.30 PM: Conclusion