Mercer 2018 Asia HR Conferences - Shanghai


SHANGHAI, 19 - 20 September

Event Agenda

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09:00–09:15Conference Welcome & Opening

Monica WuPartner, China Vice President, China Business Co-Leader, Career, Mercer

09:15–10:00Plenary Session: Stay Ahead - Delivering the Workforce of the Future Now

Puneet SwaniGlobal Business Solutions, Career Leader, Growth Markets, Mercer

10:00–10:45Plenary Session : Businesses that Thrive Through Diversity and Inclusion

Pat MilliganSenior Partner, Global Leader, Multinational Client Group and When Women Thrive, Mercer

10:45–11:15Networking Break

11:15–12:00Panel Discussion: Building a Future-ready Workforce - What's at Stake?

Maggie LiChina Vice President, China Business Co-Leader, Career, Mercer

Robert YangHR VP, Greater China, KONE

Crystal CuiVice President, Human Resources, Asia Oceania, Dassault Systemes

Christine ZhouHR Director, Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company (YOFC)

Bob ZhuVice President of Human Resources, bilibili

12:00–13:00Lunch Break

13:00–13:45Plenary Session: Unpacking HR Challenges and Opportunities in China

Eric LuSenior Principal, East China Business Co-Leader, Career, Mercer

13:45–14:30Plenary Session: Exploring the Reality of Global Mobility

Wing WangConsulting Director, Career, China, Mercer

14:30–14:45Moving Rooms


1.Managing the Risk of Global M&A

Jie CuiPrincipal, M&A Advisory, China, Mercer

2.Unpacking HR Challenges and Opportunities in India

Raghav DattaPrincipal, Career, India, Mercer

15:30–16:00Networking Break

16:00–16:45Plenary Session: Building a Future-focused Organization Development Strategy

Jonathan XueSenior Principal, Career, China, Mercer

16:45–17:30Plenary Session: Designing an Informed Rewards Strategy Armed with the Latest Trends

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


Patrick GongSenior Consulting Director, Career, China, Mercer



09:00–09:15Day 2 Welcome

Patrick GongSenior Consulting Director, Career, China, Mercer

09:15–10:00Plenary Session: Understanding the Most Crucial Talent Trends and How to Respond

Jackson KamTalent Strategy Practice Leader, AMEA, Mercer

10:00–10:45Plenary Session: Enhancing Employee Benefits in the Digital Age

Steven YuPartner, China Business Leader, Mercer Marsh Benefits

10:45–11:15Networking Break

11:15–12:00Plenary Session: Creating Benefits that Retain and Grow

Elley CaoSenior Principal, Career, China, Mercer

Hua Teck TanRegional Benefits Consultant, Career, Singapore, Mercer

12:00–13:00Lunch Break

13:00–13:45Plenary Session: Enabling a Thriving Workforce through Engagement

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

13:45–14:30Delivering Sustainable Performance Through Improved Sales Incentives

Jackson KamTalent Strategy Practice Leader, AMEA, Mercer

14:30–15:15Plenary Session: Devising a Winning Talent Strategy in the Digital Era

Andy GaoPrincipal, Career, China, Mercer

Andrew LiuSenior Consulting Director, Career, China, Mercer

15:15–16:00Networking Break

16:00–16:45Plenary Session: Compensation is Culture

Jean LinHead of C&B, General Electric

16:45–17:30Plenary Session: Rethinking Executive Compensation in the New Age

Hans Kothuis (Dr.)Partner, Executive Rewards Practice Leader, AMEA, Mercer

Lavender FanSenior Consulting Director, Career, China, Mercer


Patrick GongSenior Consulting Director, Career, China, Mercer

Mercer reserves the right to make changes in the agenda or speaker roster at any time without prior notice.

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

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For information about the event, please contact:

Frieda Zhang

China Career Service Center

Andrew Davy

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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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The 2018 Asia HR Conferences qualify for recertification credit for the Certified Compensation Professional® (CCP®), Certified Benefits Professional® (CBP), Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®), Work-Life Certified Professional® (WLCP®), Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP)®, Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP)®, Advanced Certified Compensation Professional (ACCP)™ and Master Certified Compensation Professional (MCCP)™ designations granted by WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals.

For more information on recertification, visit the WorldatWork Society recertification webpage.

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