Conference Theme

HR is the only renewable energy in the whole gamut of Business and Management. In today’s disruptive business & social environment, organizations need to respond and manage, and it is here that HR leadership can strategize & harness the innate potential that dwells in the human nature

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Conference Subtheme

  • Business Models
  • Technology
  • Government & Society
  • Organisation Renewal & Change
  • Individual Employee & TEAMS
  • HR Profession – Transcending Disruption to enable Business


Mr. K. Pandiarajan

Hon. Minister for Tamil Official Language, Tamil Culture and Archaeology, Goverment of Tamil Nadu.

Dr. S.K.Acharya

Chairman and Managing Director, NLC India Limited

Mr. Suresh Narayanan

Chairman and Managing Director, Nestle India Limited

Mr. Arvind Balaji

Joint Managing Director, Lucas TVS Limited, Chennai


Chairman, Manna Group of Companies, Chennai

Mr. Girish Mathrubootham

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, FreshDesk, Chennai

Mr. Raj Raghavan

Head of HR, Asia Pacific Region, Amazon India Ltd

Mr. Wilfried Aulbur

Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes ‐ Benz, India Private Limited, Bangalore,

Mr. S.Gurumurthy

Eminent Journalist,


Mr. P.Ramababu

Managing Director,

Gokaldas Exports Limited, Bangalore

Mr. P.Naresh Kumar

President - Human Resources, Deepak Fertilisers & Petrochemicals Corp Limited

Mr. R.Nanda

Vice President & CHRO,

Tata Chemicals Limited, Mumbai

Prof. S.Ramnarayan

Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

Mr.Soudesh Callychurn

Hon., Minister of Labour & Industrial Relations ,

Govt. of Mauritius

Mr.M. P. Joseph, IAS

Former Advisor to Govt. of Kerala (Labour Reforms & Industrial Relations),

Mr. N.V.Balachandar

President - Human Resources,

Ashok Leyland Limited

Dr. Sanjay Muthal

Executive Director,

INSIST Executive Search

Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri


Sri Lanka

Mr. Md.Musharrof

President-BSHRM, Bangladesh

Mr. Areff Salauroo

President-MAHRP, Mauritius

Arasendiran Jaganatha Naidu

President &CEO, MIHRM,


Mr. Prasad K.Panicker

Executive Director,

BPCL Cochin Refineries Ltd

Dr. Neharika Vohra


Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad


CEO, Vocational Skill Development, TISS-Mumbai

Dr.Saundarya Rajesh

Founder-President ,

AVTAR Career Creators

Mr. G.D.Sharma

Principal Consultant, Beeline HR Advisory

Mr. Arun Jain

Chairman and MD,

Intellect Design Arena Limited, Chennai

Mr. Muthukumar Thanu

Group Chief HR Officer, TAFE Limited,

(Session Moderator)

Mr. P.Padmakumar

Head - HR,

Saint-Gobain India Private Limited (Session Moderator)

Mr. Raja Krishnamoorthy

Actor and HR Consultant ,

(Session Moderator)

Mr. R.Venkatanarayanan

President - HR, IT & Education, Rane Group, Chennai,

(Session Moderator)


National President, ISTD,

(Session Moderator)


Consultant-IR, Chennai,

(Session Moderator)

Mr. B.Venkataramana

President - Group HR,

Landmark Group (Session Moderator)

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Day 1
15 September 2017

  • Inaugural Session
  • Business Leaders – Are We having to Rewrite Our Business Plans?
  •  How is Technology Enabling Disruptions in Business?
  • Government & Society – Role of Disruptive Policy Initiatives & Changesin Society in transforming Modern India
  • Cultural Program and Network Dinner

Day 2
16 September 2017

  • Are We Ready for Inner Engineering in Organisations? (Realigning & Restructuring Organisation; Work Itself
  • Engaging Individual Employees & Teams in a Disruptive Business Environment?
  • International Trends in Employee Engagement in a Disruptive Environment
  • How Must HR Profession Enable Business to Navigate Disruption? What Other Competencies are Required of HR Professionals?
  • Talk Show
  • Valedictory Session