KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Institute of Finance (AIF) will hold its international symposium on Aug 29 here with the theme “Talent transformation: Developing digital mindsets and competencies”.
It said on Tuesday the symposium will discuss what is required to future proof talent management in the digital age.
AIF pointed out that in response to rapid developments in technology, new entrants and increasing consumer expectations, there is a massive disruption in the financial services sector.
Hence, the role of human resources and talent management professionals in managing the changes required in employee mindsets, skills and competencies would be crucial to the industry's growth and success of the industry.
The symposium, to be held at Sasana Kijang, Kuala Lumpur, features speakers comprising business leaders and HR practitioners from the financial industry, international organisationsand other business sectors.
AIF spokesperson Rajam Sega said following the success of the symposium since it started in 2011, AIF intends to continue to provide a platform from which HR practitioners and professionals are able to benefit from the practical strategies and solutions discussed and apply these across their own organisations
She said discussions at this year’s conference will not only cover digital transformation, innovation and mindsets, but will also focus on how to attract, engage and retainnew Gen Z employees.
The first keynote address will be given by Kristine Dery, research scientist, MIT Sloan Centre for Information Systems Research and co-founder and co-chair of the Digital Disruption Research Group, Sydney.
The second keynote will be delivered by Neal Cross, chief innovation officer, DBS Bank Singapore.
The final keynote will be given by Pallavi Srivas, Asia Pacific & GCG talent leader, IBM Global Technology Services, Singapore.