2017 Asia Total Rewards Conference

Cultivating a Thriving Workforce in an Era of Disruption

18–19 October, Shanghai

Event Agenda

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09:00–09:10Conference Welcome

Catherine LiChina CEO, Mercer

09:10–09:55Latest Trends in Compensation Trends Across Asia

Godelieve van DoorenPartner, Regional Industry Leader, Asia Pacific, Mercer

09:55–10:40From Bits & Pieces to Blueprint – Building Employee Experience in a Digital Time

Star WangHRVP, RuderFinn China Group

10:40–10:55Networking Break

10:55–11:55Panel Discussion: The Millennials' Views


Patrick GongConsulting Director, Talent Information Solutions, China, Mercer


Sarah SunFounder & CEO of Quanwai

Weiwei XiaProduct Manager of Tencent

Jinmin YuSMG Reporter, Committee Member of Yuyao Youth Union

Jenway ZhouProduct Planning Analyst, Ford AP

11:55–13:00Lunch Break

13:00–13:45Managing HR Issues During M&A

Stan FengPrincipal, Head of M&A Advisory, China, Mercer

13:45–14:15Navigating HR Challenges and Compensation Trends – India

Sukhmeet SinghPrincipal, Career Consulting Leader, India, Mercer

14:15–15:00Navigating HR Challenges and Compensation Trends – Frontiers Countries

Tom HoPrincipal, China, Mercer

15:00–15:15Networking Break

15:15–16:00Harnessing HRIS for Predictive Analytics

Aaron SothmannWorkforce Planning and Analytics Senior Consultant, Singapore, Mercer

16:00–17:00Enabling High-performance through Employee Engagement

Lewis GarradEmployee Research and Engagement Business Segment Leader, Growth Markets, Mercer

Ivy XiongSenior Consulting Director, Talent Information Solutions, China, Mercer

17:00–17:10Wrap-up of Day One



09:00–09:05Welcome to Day Two

09:05–09:50Global Talent Trends with a Focus on Asia

Kate BraveryPartner, Global Practices Leader - Career

09:50–10:50Panel Discussion: HR Leaders Discussion Driving HR Innovation Amidst Disruption


Maggie LiChina Vice President, China Business Head, Talent Information Solutions, Mercer


Hailiang HanDirector of Rewards and Performance, Haier

Litisa LuChina Total Rewards Director, Starbucks

Shirley ZhouChina C&B Director, Bosch China

10:50–11:15Networking Break

11:15–12:00Using Innovative Employee Benefits to Drive Engagement

Godelieve van DoorenPartner, Regional Industry Leader, Asia Pacific, Mercer

12:10–13:10Lunch Break

13:30–14:15China Talent Trend & Executive Remuneration Trend with a Focus on China

Eric LuPrincipal, East China Business Leader, Talent Information Solutions, Mercer

14:15–15:00Design a Winning Organization – Be Agile and Innovative in an Age of Uncertainty

Sean TanPrincipal, Consulting Services, Singapore, Mercer

15:00–15:30Networking Break

15:30–16:15Developing a Sustainable Talent Mobility Strategy

Wing WangSenior Consulting Manager, Talent Information Solutions, China, Mercer

16:15–17:00Sales Incentives Reform to Motivate your Sales Teams

Tom HoPrincipal, China, Mercer

17:00Conference Close


Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre
555 Middle Xizang Road (Xizang Zhong Lu)
People's Square, Shanghai, 200003, China

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Frieda Zhang

IS service Center

Andrew Davy

Asia Pacific Monitor

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The Asia Pacific Monitor packages offer a range of advantages, which include data, networking and great insights. The packages come in three options – Silver, Gold and Platinum – and include complimentary attendance at one or more of Mercer's Asia HR Conferences (in Singapore, Hong Kong or Shanghai) as well as complimentary selected reports, job pricings and much more.

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