SHRM HR TECH APAC 2019 to be held in Hyderabad on 22-23 May 2019


New Delhi: Technological disruption and automation are transforming the Work, Worker, and Workplace. Whether it’s a large multi-national company or a small to mid-sized business, the HR systems and organizational processes should respond to the changing world of work. With a never-ending march of technological development, varying levels of digital maturity, complex organizational needs and differing approaches to adoption, it is essential that HR professionals keep up-to-date with the latest business tools, strategies, and insights available. It’s all in the spotlight at SHRM HR Tech APAC Conference 2019, essential event connecting
C-suite and senior decision makers across HR to cut through the jargon and explore how organizations are approaching this constant change, providing analysis of the latest in HR technology and the impact it has on business strategy. The theme will throw the spotlight on creating digital workspaces, integrating workforce with technology and addressing challenges that organizations face in adopting technology in its entirety.

Featured as the 2nd best HR Conference to attend in 2019 by Forbes, the SHRM HR Tech APAC 2019 will be the most powerful confluence of people, business and technology. The conference happening at Hyderabad International Convention Center (HICC), Hyderabad on 22nd and 23rd May 2019, will see an attendance of over 1500 professionals from the world of work and bring them closer to expert opinions, global leaders and latest trends in HR, Technology and Workplace Innovation.

Some of the esteemed speakers for the conference this year are Sharad Sharma, Co-Founder, ISPIRT Foundation; Suresh Kumar Sethi, Managing Director & CEO, India Post Payments Bank; DR. Shawn G. Dubravac, Founder & President, Avrio Institute; Shri. Jayesh Ranjan, Secretary, Information Technology (IT) Govt. Of Telangana; Suresh Narayanan, Chairman & MD, Nestle India Limited; Emily M. Dickens, J.D Corporate Secretary & Chief Of Staff, SHRM; Raj Raghavan, Senior VP, HR at Indigo; Sashi Kumar, Head of Sales, India,

Announcing the conference, Ms. Achal Khanna, CEO – SHRM India and Business head- MENA & APAC, quoted, “We are once again back with SHRM HR Tech APAC 2019, the biggest platform for the HR & Tech experts across the globe to gather, network and discuss the technological disruptions at the workplace. Our last four conferences were huge success in terms of high quality relevant delegation, highly engaged knowledge sessions, electrifying keynotes and much more. We are hopeful that this year too we would be able to meet the expectations of our delegates and make the conference a huge success”.

SHRM India has also come up with SHRM Hackathon, an initiative aimed at building a hub for fostering innovation and nurturing new ideas and budding tech talent, this year. This Hackathon, spearheaded by SHRM India along with its partners, will help in selecting the best WorkTech innovators and showcase them at SHRM HR Tech APAC 2019.

Another interesting aspect to attend the conference is Unveiling of Deloitte’s ninth annual Global Human Capital Trends report on the second day. The report will disclose the big picture – from an exponential increase in the use of technology, to a paradigmatic shift in employee’s expectations from workplace; from transformed meanings of leadership ensuring inclusion of more ‘informal’ tenets, to developing a digital DNA towards creation of a hyper-agile and engaged workforce.

Organizations are in constant need for new ideas, better solutions to maximize user experience at the lowest possible cost. Maybe this is one of the reasons that the HR Tech Market in India is pegged at between $600-700 million! There are solution-providers out there for all business challenges and needs. But, with a myriad of options available, the ones with true potential sometimes go unnoticed. To provide such start-ups, small business a recognizable platform and foster innovation, SHRM India has launched a special Start-up initiative, SHRM APAC Start-up Network.