Mexico Talent Forum 2019 Preliminary Program - Mexico Business Events (mbe)

Mexico Talent Forum 2019 Preliminary Program

7:30
Registration
8:30
DESIGNING EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AND EXPERIENCE FROM WORKSPACE

Employee engagement is a top-down philosophy. It is the hope of every company that employees choose to engage with the company’s ideas, culture, work and results. Employee experience is a bottom-up concept where processes, places and workflow are designed around the pre-existing tendencies of employee

9:15
PROPER TALENT MANAGEMENT DURING ECONOMIC DOWNTURNS
  1. Moderator
    Gabriel Pizá
    Managing Partner at Pizá abogados
  2. Panelist
    Guido Van der Zwet
    Director General Americas of IPS - Powerful People
  3. Panelist
    Claudia Escalante
    Head of Human Resources at ROSEN in United States, Mexico & Central America
  4. Panelist
    Axel Dono Miniot
    Managing Director of Hays Mexico

Companies work hard to control their corporate environment and position themselves for growth. External circumstances like economic downturns, legal reforms and international factors can wreak havoc on well-laid plans, impacting performance and in turn, affecting talent management. The usual option is to let people go, but is that the right option when planning for future growth?

10:15
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
10:45
DEVELOPING MILLENNIAL LEADERS
  1. Moderator
    Hugo Medina
    Human Capital Partner at Deloitte Mexico
  2. Panelist
    Carola Rosillo
    Director of Human Resources of AVON
  3. Panelist
    Jaime Cervantes
    President of Grupo Vitalmex

The Pew Research Center says that approximately 27 percent of the global population or about 2 billion people are millennials. This generation is becoming the world’s most important generational cohort for consumer spending, sourcing of employees and more. The emergence of the millennial will provide both business opportunities and challenges as they start to move into management positions.

11:45
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
12:15
THE INFLUENCE OF TECHNOLOGICAL AND AI ADVANCEMENTS ON RECRUITMENT, MANAGEMENT AND RETENTION
  1. Panelist
    Tracey Friend
    VP of Talent and PRO at Agile One

Human resources experts say artificial intelligence will help them identify and select the best job candidates, assist employees with routine tests and help employers keep their HR information secure. Digital tools can help HR recruiters more effectively evaluate candidates based on their education, work history, career trajectory and aspirations. But could they also take the “human” out of human resources management.

13:00
NETWORKING LUNCH
14:30
RETHINKING THE ROLE OF EDUCATION AND ITS IMPACT ON TALENT
  1. Moderator
    Oscar Harada
    Senior Relationship Manager at Linkedin
  2. Panelist
    José Antonio Quesada
    Director of Business School of ITESM
  3. Panelist
    Liliana Alfaro
    Director General of Lopealfa Consultores

The internet is increasingly disrupting education and how it is delivered. There is now a wide variety of online courses providing students with a wider variety of options to achieve certifications, diplomas and degrees. Employers also are looking at different educational channels to build diverse talent pools and expand their reach. How should companies view online education versus traditional education and how is this shifting balance changing the workplace?

15:30
GOVERNMENT DECENTRALIZATION: ITS IMPACT ON THE LABOR MARKET AND ECONOMY
  1. Moderator
    Gustavo Linares
    HR Director of UNDP Mexico
  2. Panelist
    Margriet Leemhuis
    Ducth Ambassador to Mexico

Mexico is dealing with an economic gap between its regions: industry, logistics and services in the north, center and west are strong but they lag in the south-southeast. The decentralization of dependencies proposed by the next federal government has identified this gap as a key plank in its policies and has vowed to close it by decentralizing government offices and ministries. Can it work, or will it do more harm than good?

16:30
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
17:00
BUILDING MEXICO FUTURE TALENT AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Ministry of Labor and Social Security announced the new government aims to reinforce labor opportunities and education in Mexico. The initiative Jóvenes Construyendo El Futuro is a public policy that has been proposed to serve 2.3 million people between 18 and 29 who have not had the opportunity to work or study and who are looking for a first work experience. What are the priorities of the new government to develop human talent and improve employability in Mexico?

17:30
NETWORKING COCKTAIL

Be among the key stakeholders who will be sharing their expertise and ambitions with the top-level audience of Mexico Talent Forum 2019. We have carefully selected our participants to optimize the quality of this conference. Register now or risk missing this opportunity to get the insider's perspective and network with the industry’s main stakeholders at this high-profile conference and networking event.

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Our Networking Cocktails are a must for C-level professionals who want to expand their business, improve their contacts or who simply want to gain insights from other key stakeholders in their industry. By invitation only, these exclusive events provide enhanced networking and put you in front of the people and businesses that matter to you. Organized around specific topics and themes, our intimate Networking Cocktails are a value-added opportunity to discuss the latest trends and strategies impacting your sector.

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