SHRM India HR Tech conference 2022 concludes on a successful note

SHRM India HR Tech conference 2022

Hyderabad, 24th May 2022: SHRM India HR Tech Conference 2022, a two-day conference with the theme, “Game on“, ended on a successful note in Hyderabad. The conference had over 4300 attendees, more than 500 CXOs, and 134 speakers from around the world who shared their insights during 52 sessions.

Organizations across the world had to struggle to cope with the pandemic. Regardless of the difficult circumstances, they all contributed to smooth sailing. The proper guidance and effective leadership helped companies evade disastrous situations and instilled a sense of responsibility in their team members, making each one a ‘change maker’ in their own right. The goal of SHRMTECH22 was to motivate every team member to ‘Cause The Effect’ and be the change they want to see in the workplace

In the opening keynote address on “Keeping Calm in the Digital World: The Art of Bitfulness”,  Nandan Nilekani, Co-Founder & Chairman, Infosys Technologies Limited and Tanuj Bhojwani, Fellow, iSPIRT Foundation, discussed the art of being effortlessly mindful of technology and peacefully co-existing with various devices with the help of a framework to tune out the overwhelming noise of the internet.

In a special address, “Digital Culture driving Digital Transformation,” Seema Nair, Senior EVP and Member, Chairman’s Office, Reliance Industries Limited, discussed the actionable insights for leaders to improve digital leadership and culture in their organizations.

Alexander Alonso, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP – Chief Knowledge Officer, SHRM in a powerful talk, “ Building Smart Managers for Smarter Workforce”, emphasised how In the future of work, it’s no longer going to be managers managing tasks of their teams – instead,, managers who can work with their teams to help create a balance between work and life.

Prasad Rajappan, Founder & CEO, ZingHR and Leena Sahijwani, HR Leader – Change Enabler, Tata Group,  in a session, “Hallmark of future organisations; Prioritising People, Profit & the Planet”, discussed how to enable people to bring their best versions to work, and ensure the profitability of businesses, while keeping the sustainability in focus.

 “We are elated to be associated with SHRM as ‘Co-Powered By’ partners for the SHRM Tech Conference 2022. While sharing a common vision towards this year’s theme – Future Ready WorkTech, we have been successfully combining aspects of People, Profit and Planet to build organizations of the future while also extending efforts towards ESG.” Said Prasad Rajappan, Founder & MD, ZingHR

The prominent speakers at the conference were Seema Nair, Senior EVP and Member, Chairman’s Office, Reliance Industries Limited; Alexander Alonso, PhD, SHRM-SCP – Chief Knowledge Officer, SHRM; Rajesh Dhuddu, SVP & Global Head – Blockchain & Metaverse, Tech Mahindra; Raju Mistry, President & Global Chief People Officer, Cipla; Kalpana Bansal, Head – Careers, Competencies and Assessment, Reliance Industries Ltd; Jaspreet Bindra, Founder, Tech Whisperer Ltd; Rohit Thakur, CHRO, LEAD School; Mimi Brooks, CEO, Logical Design Solutions Inc and Geetha Kannan, CEO, Wequity and many more.

Ms Achal Khanna, CEO – SHRM India, APAC & MENA, Said, “We are extremely happy to see the overwhelming response we have received for the conference. I am confident the attendees have gained enormously from the insightful sessions, Panel discussions, and keynote addresses delivered at SHRMTECH22 by the top HR and Tech minds in the world. I would like to thank all of the participants who contributed to the dynamic atmosphere and made the conference successful.”

During the conference, SHRM Unveiled the SHRM HR Excellence Awards Winners’ Practices Playbook. The Playbook features the best in class case studies of organisations that are leading the charge in HR best practices.  The ultimate guide to creating Excellent People Practices.

In addition, SHRM launched SHRMs Capability in Behavioral Assessments in partnership with Salto Dee Fe and the Talent Enterprise. Through this partnership, SHRM will provide, contemporary psychometric tools and assessment solutions to its clients. This will incorporate the latest in artificial intelligence and data science through ‘The talent enterprise’ suite of tools. Also, this partnership will enable SHRM to offer extensive and exceptional insights into the intricacies of behaviour in individuals, teams, and organizations, through its leading-edge, technology-enabled talent assessment and capability development solutions.

The conference ended with SHRM Big Debate, “WorkTech: Enabling Socialization or Fostering Alienation”, where Anand Shankar, Senior Vice President – Group Human Resources, Tata Group & Director, Enabling Socialization; Parag Pande, Global Human Resources Services Delivery Lead,, Accenture; Richa Bansal, Founder and Managing Director, Saarathee, Fostering Alienation; Dr Shalini Lal, Founder, Unqbe; Rajesh Dhuddu; SVP & Global Head – Blockchain & Metaverse, Tech Mahindra discussed on the contrarian views on whether digital tools are fostering digital harmony or creating bigger problems as a result of digitized talent management.

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