Bringing organisations into the future of work

As organisations look to navigate past the pandemic and into an era of a redesigned workforce, what are the key priorities facing HR leaders?
By: | May 25, 2021

The wait is almost over. HR Tech Fest Connect 2021, Asia’s largest regional flagship conference for HR and work tech, will be taking place this week, from May 27-28.

Participants can look forward to two days of engaging and insightful discussions around key workforce topics such as employee wellbeing and engagement, employee experience, hybrid workforce management, workforce learning, hybrid workforce management, and the next big shift in HR tech.

Kicking off HR Tech Fest Connect 2021 on Thursday, May 27, is Josh Bersin, Global Industry Analyst and Dean of the Josh Bersin Academy, who will present a first look at the changes in the HR tech market through his opening keynote presentation titled Untangling the new HR tech market 2021.

There will also be presentations throughout the day from leading companies such as ADP, AMS, Coca-Cola, i4cp, Oracle, Qualtrics, Telstra and XYZ@Work.

Rounding up Day 1 is Anita Lettink, Advisor, Future of Work Speakerand Founder of, who will present her vision of how the workplace will look like in 2025, as flexible working arrangements give rise to the “economy of individuals.”

In her closing keynote titled Let’s meet your 2025 employee, Lettink will explain what this means for the workforce and how HR leaders can prepare for this future.

HR Tech Fest Connect 2021 continues on Friday, May 28, with HR leaders urged to Think, Act and Perform like a Futurist. In her opening keynote address, Dr Terri Horton, Workforce Futurist and Founder of FuturePath, will provide a framework for thinking, acting and performing like a futurist through resilience, hyper-relevance and ‘audacious boldness’.

Suchita Prasad, Leadership Development, Talent and Change Management Expert, McKinsey & Company, will highlight why preparing for the future of work has never been more integral for organisations.

In her presentation titled What’s next for the future of work: Organise, leap and strengthen, she will provide tips on how organisations can organise for the future of work, leap forward in iterative ways, and strengthen the skills and capabilities that will be critical for success.

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Completing the lineup of exciting presentations on Day 2 are Coursera, Globalization Partners, Herbalife Nutrition, Johnson & Johnson, Rajah & Tann Singapore, Sentosa Development Corporation and SHL.

A completely virtual event, HR Tech Fest Connect 2021 is powered by ADP and organised by HRM Asia, and will provide the platform for the largest HR network in Asia to connect, network, discover and share ideas on issues such as HR technology, workforce management and the future of work.

Click here to register for HR Tech Fest Connect 2021 and be part of the discussion on the top trends and priorities for HR in 2021!