China HR Tomorrow - The Summit - Program

New World, New Work - How to Attract Talents?



09:00 – 09:30

Registration & Reception

09:30 – 09:40

Opening & Welcome

Simone POHL, Delegate and Chief Representative, Delegation of German Industry & Commerce - Shanghai -tbc

2 minutes Sponsor Pitches (1 min each)

09:40 – 10:10

Keynote Speech - "Technology and Human-Centered Organzations,
AI in HR and the rise of creative collaboration: risks and opportunities"

Christian Kuhna; Artgym Head of APAC, Founder of The adidas Learning Campus,
future of work and organizations evangelist; Artgym

10:10 – 10:20

Impact Speech - "Millenials in the Workplace"
Han Zheng, Prof. Dr., Tongji University

10:20 – 11:10

Panel Discussion "Original Voices - The Millenials' Side of the Story"
Moderator: Han Zheng
Wu Qian - HR Director - Freudenberg
Josipa Markovic - Economic Analyst - German Chamber of Commerce
Packo Pang - Merchandiser Assistant - Metro
Li Qianwen - Student - Tongji University

11:10 – 11:25

Coffee Break

11:25 – 11:35

Impact Speech-“Neural Parliaments in your Head - Science Behind Thinking & Thinking-Transformation”
Eveline Goodman, PhD. Psychology& PhD. Neuroscience , EforP International
(Shanghai) Consulting Co., Ltd.

11:35 - 12:25

Panel Discussion "A Changing Workplace Ethos: New Trends in the Chinese Labour Market"
Moderator: Eveline Goodman

Linda LI - Managing Director - Bo Le Ltd. 
Anika Christophe – General Manager - Deutsche Leasing China Co. Ltd.
Susie Heffernan CEO – Soozar Ltd.
Lan Ma - CEO & Founder -

- The challenge of Newcomer’s dreams and aspirations
- Integrated management
- Building dynamic and flexible workplaces

12:25 – 13:30


13:30 – 14:15

Presentation of 11th Edition Labor Market and Salary Report
- Results from 2018’s survey edition by the German Chamber of Commerce in China
- Salary trends & developments among German Companies in China

Juanjo Cardona, Marketing & Information Manager, Direct HR Group

14:15 - 15:00

Workshop HR Operations: HR Operating Model for the Future - Agile or more?

-Facing disruptive forces arising from the market
-The need of HR to perform in a highly efficient way
-While the ability to handle big projects is requested at the same time

Anne Babilon-Teubenbacher, CPC Consulting

Workshop: Engaging Today's Talent for Tomorrow's Business
- What are the main underlying trends for graduates today?
- What are the values between overseas and local graduates?
- What are potential flaws when attracting and recruiting graduate talents?

Brian Sun, Senior Manager, PwC

The Changing Role
of HR

Exchange ideas;

Collaborate with people from other organizations;

Learn and experience


Network with purpose


Pre-Registration Only! 
Limited Seats!

15:00 -15:45

Workshop: Ready for the Future? Empower your Talents with Digital Leadership Intelligence to Establish a New Work Culture

Elena A. Mueller, Founder and Innovation Chief, Mulan Innovation Leadership L

Workshop Legal: Performance Assessment under a Legal Point of View
- How to assess performance under a Legal Point of View
- Can social media be used for evidence collection?
- Termination options in case of underperformance

Ralph Koppitz, Chief Representative,TaylorWessing

15:45 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 - 16.45

Workshop: The end of recruitment: how AI is changing the talent game
- Who is better at identifying soft skills, AI or humans?
- Which bias is worse, AI or human?
- What might the future look like, AI or human?

Shin Gern Sam, VP of Product and Marketing, Seedlink

Workshop: IT security vs data privacy in the workplace

-Basic principles of data privacy protection and data localisation
-Management and use of personal information by the HR team
-Email and collaborative tools: is your company intranet too personal?
-Employee monitoring and workplace surveillance

Philip Lazare, Partner, Luther Lawfirm

16:45-17:15 Panel Discussion & Wrap-up


Axel Kuhlmann - Managing Director - akcc (Shanghai) Ltd.

19:00 - 22:00

Chamber Meeting *

*Attendance of the Chamber Meeting will be charged separately and has to be paid on site via cash or credit card

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