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SHRM India Hosts The Biggest Confluence Of 2020

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Celebrates 15 years of SHRM India and APAC

· Over 35 hours of Unparalleled Learning

· 3000+ attendees

· 170+ global speakers and visionaries

· 75+ Knowledge Sessions

· 50+ partners and exhibitors

· SHRM HR Excellence Awards 2020

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management, today commenced the three day annual conference and exposition. With SHRMIAC and SHRMTECH coming together for the virtual conference, 170+ eminent global speakers and visionaries across the world will address every subject that needs HR’s attention today and latest technology solutions for all work related debacle and concerns including the new normal in workplace management will be showcased at the conference.

The theme of this year’s conference is Together Towards Tomorrow”. The conference will witness 75+ exciting knowledge Sessions which will highlight future trends, best practices etc. the attendees will experience Interactive and Engaging learning in the conference. The conference was inaugurated by Achal Khanna, CEO - SHRM India & Business Head - APAC & MENA with her welcome address.

Some of the eminent speakers who contributed at the event today were, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, President & CEO, SHRM;  “Tiger” Tyagarajan, CEO, Genpact; Dr. Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, RP Sanjiv Goenka Group; Rohit Thakur, CHRO, Paytm; Shanti Ekambaram, Group President – Consumer Banking, Kotak Mahindra Bank; Co.; Gaurav Lahiri, Partner - Leader, Human Capital Consulting, Deloitte; Shweta Mehrotra, CHRO, Citi South Asia; Vispala Reddy, Head HR - Indian Subcontinent, Philips.

In the opening keynote session, Shaping tomorrow’s workplace; the new world of work, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President & CEO, SHRM; Tiger Tyagarajann, CEO, Genpact and Piyush Mehta, CHRO, Genpact  discussed the New World of Work and shared insights on what the key measures of success will be for Organisations, Leaders and Employees while Shaping Tomorrow's Workplaces.
In another  inspirational session, ‘living our values: a call to action for Diversity’, inclusive and belonging, Shanti Ekambaram, Group President – Consumer Banking, Kotak Mahindra Bank, discussed the concepts, techniques and available resources that have proved effective in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

The day ended with big debate: ‘Diversity and inclusion: A mindset or a metric’, wherein the panellists discussed the concept of D&I (diversity and inclusion) how it goes beyond gender, geography, and the LGBTQ community; how diversity without inclusion is worthless than when two are combined and how the state of diversity and inclusion in the workplace is still far from ideal and if D&I is a Boon or Bane.

Some of the other exciting sessions of the day were:
·  Planning for the Unexpected; Lessons Learnt and Way Ahead
·   Women in tech; Transforming history to her-story
·   Succeeding with remote teams: the new rules of effectively managing people
·   Addressing skill changes in the new normal
·  Stronger together: embracing technology with purpose, passion and urgency

New Delhi, 10th Dec 2020