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Day 2 (Package B)

Management Lecture

Friday, 21 September 2018
(Senior Management and PMEBs)

Day 1 (Package A) | Day 2 (Package B)

Programme Agenda
8 am – 9 am Registration
9 am – 10.15 am

Keynote | ‘Time to look at the World Differently’, a competitiveness outlook for 2019 and beyond by Professor Stéphane Garelli

Prof Stéphane Garelli - a world authority on competitiveness - has pioneered research and the theory in this field. Professor Emeritus at IMD (Institute of Management Development) Lausanne, where he has founded the World Competitiveness Center, he is also Professor Emeritus of World Competitiveness at the University of Lausanne.

He will share his insights and views on the current economic and competitive landscape and what lies beyond this year and 2019 as countries and organisations face threats and opportunities that the future brings.

10.15 am – 10.45 am

Networking Break

10.45 am – 12 pm Keynote | Being Present Now in the Innovated Future by Ben Hammersley

With inspiring journeys across the globe, Ben Hammersley has become recognised as one of the world leaders in identifying future technological trends. Ben looks at the future of our man versus machine world through multidimensional lens. He connects innovation with performance psychology, life skills and professional development techniques. How can CEOs, managers and employees prepare themselves for the future of innovation? Ben explains that you need to be PRESENT now to be PREPARED in the future.

Through small moments of attachment, you learn to authentically connect action to awareness. When applied to your business’s current, available technologies, Ben’s presentation will enable each attendee to transform oneself into a high functioning employee for the future. Ben guides attendees on discovering the perspectives needed to create organisational change through purpose by delivering practical tools that each team member can implement today.

As the first internet reporter for The Times (of London), to his current position as the Editor-at-Large of UK’s WIRED magazine, Ben has been called upon to advise three governments in the area of technology and media. He is a fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts and the Royal Geographical Society. His personal experiences from the fields of aviation, emergency medicine, and war reporting, has enabled Ben to deliver insightful, practice-changing keynotes, workshops and training to corporations on five continents for over two decades.

12 pm – 1.15 pm

Lunch & Networking Break

1.15 pm – 2.30 pm Keynote |6 Secrets of Transformational Leadership by Idris Jala

Idris Jala is a renowned transformation guru who turns around companies’ performance through his big, fast, result-oriented methodology and transformational strategies that are innovative, rigorous and relevant. He has continuously delivered sustainable socio economic reforms which, in 2014, saw Bloomberg place Idris Jala among the top 10 most influential policy makers in the world.

He will share the six secrets of transformational leadership that he has developed over the years as a turnaround specialist and a Minister in the Malaysian Prime Minister's Department. He will share how one can play the game of the impossible, use key performance indicators (KPIs) as anchors, have discipline of action, exercise situational leadership, build a winning coalition and to accept ‘divine’ intervention.

2.30 pm – 3.30 pm

Keynote |Building Asia’s Largest Global Sports Media Property by Jack Lim

Jack Lim is the Chief Commercial Officer of ONE Championship. He is responsible for uniting and leading all of ONE Championship’s revenue streams as well as forging strategic partnerships and shaping the commercial ecosystem for Asia’s largest global sports media property.

He will share how ONE Championship is on its way to becoming the first billion dollar global sports media property in Asia, on par with organisations such as the NFL, NBA, EPL, and F1, among others. ONE is a celebration of Asia's greatest cultural treasure - martial arts, and its inspiring superheroes that represent great Asian nations. It is built on deep-rooted Asian core values of integrity, humility, honour, respect, courage, discipline, and compassion. It is no secret that Asia is home to the best martial artists on the planet and ONE’s mission is to unleash these real-life superheroes who ignite the world with hope, dreams, inspiration and strength.

With that formula, ONE Championship has become the largest global sports media property in history, achieved some of the highest TV ratings and social media engagement metrics in Asia with its unique brand of Asian values, and world-class production with a global broadcast reach to 1.7 billion potential viewers across 136 countries.

3.30 pm – 4 pm

Networking Break

4 pm – 5 pm Keynote | Embracing Challenges with the Attitudes of Adventure by Rob Lilwall

Nat Geo Adventurer, Rob Lilwall, will share gripping stories from his expeditions across the world by bicycle and on foot, through extreme places such as Siberia, Papua New Guinea and China's Desert of Death.

Rob admits he is not a particularly strong or brave person, but by practising the attitudes of adventure, he has been able to persevere, overcome his fears, develop resilience, learn new skills, and collaborate effectively to achieve his goals (and even have some fun amidst the hardship).

Relating this to business, Rob notes that on the inside, most people's life experiences are rather similar to being on an expedition - full of good times, tough times, scary times, stressful times and times of opportunity.

What allows us to succeed in the long run is not just our IQ or our qualifications, but a good attitude - something we all get to choose for ourselves. This invigorating session will entertain, engage and equip you to live more adventurously, and more whole heartedly.

5.00 pm End

*The conference programme is subject to change at any point before or during the conference itself.