The Vietnam HR Summit 2016 agenda is built around the pillars of what it takes to build and maintain a true high- performance workforce. Summit activities include: Plenary session, breakout sessions, Expo view, Free expo talk, Lunch and networking. Breakout session: you need to move to Room 1 or Room 2 according to your topic interest.

8:00 - 9:00

Check-in and Expo view

9:00 – 9:15

Opening and Welcome Remarks

9:15 – 9:30

How competitive is Vietnam workforce?

Le Anh Tuan

Vice President, Vietnam Enterprise Investments Limited - Dragon Capital

Dr. Le Anh Tuan is not only a Vice President at Vietnam Enterprise Investments Limited - Dragon Capital but also a lecturer at the University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City

9:30 – 10:15

Panel Discussion :High-performance workforce builders: who are they?

Jocelyn Tran

Regional Senior Director, South East Asia - Walmart Global Sourcing

She is also a member of the Women Leadership Council in Walmart Global Sourcing with the mission to make Walmart Global Sourcing the best place to work for women at all levels. In that capacity she is in charge of building talent pipeline through leading Walmart Mentoring Circle Group for our female associates in India, Pakistan and Turkey. Prior to Walmart, Jocelyn was Associate Vice President for Mast Industries, a wholly-owned subsidiary of L.Brands, whose brands include Victoria Secret’s, Bath & Body Works and Henri Bendel. Her 17 year career with the company included roles responsible for apparel sourcing, procurement and production from Mexico, Central America and Vietnam. In 2002 she opened and managed Mast Vietnam office for the next 11 years. Jocelyn has been on the Board of AmCham Vietnam, HCMC Chapter since 2003 and became their first VietnameseAmerican Chairwomen in 2010. Currently she is Board Member as well as Member of Advisor Committee of AmCham, HCMC Chapter and Board Member of Vina-Capital Foundation. Her contribution includes leading effort to support Vietnamese government establishing an export monitoring system to prevent dumping and illegal transshipments 2007-08 and initiating AmCham close cooperation with VCCI to support the Prime Minister’s Action Plan to establish harmonious labor relations for a stable investment environment while actively participated as part of AmCham Advisors to review the Labour Code. She is passionate about women and children issues; involving in causes to prevent human trafficking in the borders of An Giang/Dong Thap and Lao Cai Provinces with Cambodia and China. Jocelyn has an AA degree in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, USA. She is married to Toan Nguyen and they have a 16 year old son named Matthew.

Le Qui Don

HR Director, Vietnam Brewery Limited (VBL)

Mr. Le Qui Don is currently HR Director managing more than 1900 employees at Vietnam Brewery Limited (VBL) which has an impressive producing and trading portfolio of beers which includes Heineken, Tiger, Larue, Desperados Strongbow, BGI...

10:15 – 11:00

Breakout Session

How to build a highperformance culture

Achieving business goals via HR strategies

Gian Tu Trung

Founder and Chairman of the PACE Institute of Management

Mr. Gian Tu Trung is the founder and chairman of PACE Institute of Management in Vietnam. He is also the president of the Institute for Research on Educational Development (IRED) in Vietnam. He currently serves as Vice President of Phan Chau Trinh Cultural Foundation. Mr. Gian has led the establishment and development of a number of non-profit education projects, including the Institute of Potential Leaders (IPL), GoodBooks Project, Annual GoodBooks Award, OneBook Project, and others. Additionally, he has founded and oversees the development of specialized book publishing initiatives entitled “Educational Development Bookshelf” (books for school teachers) and “Business Knowledge Bookshelf” (books for business leaders).

Pham Thanh Van

Director of Human Resources, RMIT Vietnam

Pham Thanh Van has had 25 years’ experience, mainly in human resource management leadership roles. At RMIT Vietnam she is responsible for managing HR on the operational front, driving an integrated HR strategy that permeates and shapes key plans, strategies, and initiatives across the university. Immediately before her RMIT appointment, she worked as an Independent Senior Consultant and Executive Coach with clients in Vietnam and overseas on strategic people and organisational development, as well as executive coaching. This work grew from her previous position as Asia-Pacific Regional Vice President HR for BP Upstream which encompassed BP exploration and production operations in Australia, China, Indonesia, and Vietnam.

11:00 – 11:30

Break and Expo view

11:30 – 12:15

Breakout Session

Panel Discussion :
Leverage your organization productivity to higher level

Attracting and hiring the right talent for success

Nguyen Vu Hao

Deputy General Director, Vietnam Lubricants & Chemicals J/S Company

Nguyen Vu Hao is Deputy General Director of Vietnam Lubricants and Chemicals J/S Company (Vilube Corp.) in Ho Chi Minh City. He is currently leading strategic projects in Vietnam and Asia Pacific. Hao has background in Chemical Engineering and Business Management. His 20-year experience spans from Supply Chain to Sales and General Management in multinational environment including P&G, Akzo Nobel and Vilube. He has successfully led productivity and performance improvement activities in the factories of Akzo Nobel in Vietnam. He has strong passion in people and organization development that has helped him to maximize human resources to build high performance organizations.

Daphne Pham

Senior Operations Manager, Uber Vietnam

Daphne (Phuong Dung) Pham is currently Uber 's Senior Operations Manager and Ho Chi Minh City's City Lead. Before joining Uber in July 2014 as Uber Vietnam's first employee, Daphne worked in investment banking in New York City, advising technology, media, and telecom companies on M&A and capital raising deals. She also worked at Lazada, Southeast Asia' largest e-commerce company. Daphne a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Economics, summa cum laude from Mount Holyoke College (Massachusetts, USA).

Nguyen Thanh Tung

Chairman, Knowledge Management Institute (KMi) in Ho Chi Minh City

 Having more 22 years experiences in Hi-Tech of international companies.  Strong problem solving, project management, coaching, counseling & leadership skills.  Manage the systems: ISO 9001, ISO 14000, ISO 18000 and ISO 27000, R2, CTPAT, EICC.

Albert Sudirgo

LinkedIn Talent Solutions, LinkedIn

Albert looks after the business development for LinkedIn Talent Solution in South East Asia's emerging market - in particular Indonesia and Vietnam by working closely with senior HR & business executives to help them win the increasingly intense “war for talent”. In line with LinkedIn's mission to connect the world's professional to make them more productive and successful, Albert help companies to establish solid employer branding and acquire right talent.

12:15 – 13:30

Lunch and Expo view

13:30 – 14:15

Breakout Session

The journey to greater performance, productivity and profitability

Panel Discussion :
HR practitioner and Business Leader: a strategic partnership

Carollyn de Faria

Mental Coach & Representative Mentally Fit Vietnam and Founder of CDF Leadership Training & Coaching

Carollyn is a motivational speaker and leadership trainer. She is an International Certified Coach; Associate Certified Coach (ACC) - International Coach Federation, Excellence in Business Coaching - School of Coaching International, Mental Coach - The Mentally Fit Institute and Health Coach - Integrative Nutrition. She works with different organisations with different leadership levels. Carollyn has an intensive corporate career in Banking for 15 years in the Netherlands and held various leadership positions. Carollyn is also an advocate for women in leadership and is speaker and coach for She Will Be Strong. This is a non profit organisation in Vietnam that encourages and supports women to be mentally and physically fit through education and community projects.

Bui Thi Thanh Thuy

Chief Human Resources Officer, Prudential Vietnam

Bui Thi Thanh Thuy is Chief Human Resources Officer of Prudential Vietnam since December 2013. As a Top Leadership Team member of the company, Ms. Thuy is responsible for driving human resources function to new heights, ensuring that company’s talents are well developed to take on the next wave of challenges. Ms. Thuy is a seasoned HR professional and she brings to us some 15 years of HR experience. Prior to joining PVA, Ms. Thuy spent most of her career with Sanofi Corporation, where she was responsible for HR in Indochina and was the Commercial Excellence Director. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance Management from HCMC University of Economics, Vietnam

Nguyen Tam Thanh

Business HR Leader, Cargill Vietnam

Having more than 16 years working in human resource management and talent development in different industries, Ms. Tam Thanh Nguyen is currently HR Business Leader of Cargill Vietnam, managing more than 2,000 employees across 19 locations in different business units, platforms provides functional expertise and strategic leadership in Human Resources for the country. Prior to joining Cargill, she held a variety of senior positions in various multinational companies.. She believed that “talents are the foundation of the company’s success”. With this conception, she has a great contribution to the developing of people and good working environment where the company strives to create everyday better life by values and guiding principles.

14:15 – 15:00

Breakout Session

Developing next-generation leaders

Embrace employee engagement for performance

Nguyen Van Khoa

CEO, FPT Ho Chi Minh

CEO, FPT Ho Chi Minh

Xuan Huong Nguyen

HR Director, AkzoNobel Paints Vietnam

Xuan Huong is currently the HR Director of AkzoNobel Paints Vietnam. She has 20 years working in human resources in different industries and different working cultures, including Electronics and Fast Moving Consumer Goods in Japanese, British and Dutch companies. Her knowledge and experience spans many different areas from operations to strategy of HR and leadership. During the last 5 years, she has helped the company to increase its engagement score year by year from the 2nd bottom quartile to the top quartile in 2015.

15:00 – 15:30

Break and Expo view

15:30 – 16:15

The CAAP® model for hiring and building high-performance teamsIntroducing a book on “high-performance”

Steven Lock

Founder of FutureTHINK! Training & Consultancy LLP

Steven Lock is the Founder of FutureTHINK! Training & Consultancy LLP based in Singapore. He is a Speaker,Trainer, Author and Leadership Coach. Steven comes with 20 years of corporate working experience and has held various leadership positions in various multi-national companies such as Black & Decker and Cytec Industries.

16:15 – 17:00

Success story of building high performance / boosting productivity

Le Tran Bao Duy

Regional General Manager - Asia, Middle East & Africa, Global Business Solutions - Applications, CSC

Duy Le has more than 17 years of experience in operating software delivery organizations, building new technology capabilities and driving business growth in emerging markets. Duy is currently leading GBS Applications organization in Asia, Middle East and Africa for CSC, a global powerhouse in business and technology transformation. Prior to the current role, he served as GBS Applications lead for Greater China, Japan and Vietnam, where he has helped drive strong year-on-year-growth up to 50% through key next-gen service offerings. Duy has helped build the Global Delivery Network for Mobility & Social offerings with up to 100 professionals across the countries and grew the delivery organization for CSC Vietnam up to 820+ professionals serving clients around the world. Prior to joining CSC, Duy held various leadership roles in tech startups where he was instrumental in building the first credit card processing engine and the first online e-commerce sites in Vietnam, dating back to 1999.


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