Conference Programme


1 – 2 November 2016, Connexion@Nexus Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Conference Agenda as of 25 October 2016. There may be slight changes moving forward.

DAY 1

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Welcome

by Gerald Miranda – Zenith / Acacia Blue, CEO


Introduction of Activating Purpose

Dr. Sally Uren – Forum for the Future, CEO

 

Driving Purpose in Your Company – How leaders drive purpose day to day in organisations

Dr John Izzo – Author, Awakening the Corporate Soul

 

Enrich not Exploit

Datin Mina Cheah-Foong – The Body Shop, Managing Director

NETWORKING BREAK

HR Risk Management in Enterprises

Abdul Razak Shakor – Esperanza Management Advisors, Founder & MD

 

A brighter future for all

Ir Shah Nawaz bin Asan Gany – Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Head, Brand Strategy – TNB Subsidiaries

 

Sustainability in the Automotive Industry – A Premium Perspective from the BMW Group

Sashi Ambi – BMW Group, Head of Corporate Communications

 

Getting More People into Fewer Cars: Solving the congestion problem

Leon Sing Foong –Uber, GM Malaysia & Thailand

LUNCH

Recap & Intro: Dr. Sally Uren


Panel 1: How do you scale impact through partnerships?

Moderator: Jacqui Hocking – Visual Story Strategy, Founder
Panelist 1: Ho Tet Shin – PhotoSyn, Director
Panelist 2: Datin Mina Cheah-Foong – The Body Shop, Managing Director
Panelist 3: Melvin Gumal – Wildlife Conservation Society, Malaysia, Director


Panel 2: Activating Purpose in a Malaysian Context

Moderator: Dr. Sally Uren – Forum for the Future, CEO
Panelist 1: Ir Shah Nawaz bin Asan Gany – Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Head, Brand Strategy – TNB Subsidiaries
Panelist 2: Vasanthe Narayanasamy – Siemens, SVP & Head, Corporate Communications
Panelist 3: Abdul Razak Shakor – Esperanza Management Advisors, Founder & MD

NETWORKING BREAK

Panel 3: Disruptive but sustainable new business models

Moderator: Lalit Gupta – Iclif, Chief Marketing Officer
Panelist 1: Marc Woo – Google, Head of Performance & e-Commerce
Panelist 2: Sashi Ambi – BMW Group, Head of Corporate Communications
Panelist 3: Azran Osman – iFlix, CEO, Malaysia

CLOSING REMARKS – Dr Sally Uren

DAY 2 

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Opening Address

Dr. Sally Uren – Forum for the Future, CEO


Activating purpose worldwide initiatives

Geoff Trotter – Sustainable Brands, Chief Development Officer

 

One man’s trash, is another man’s treasure

Ho Tet Shin – Photosyn, Director

NETWORKING BREAK

Activating Purpose: Sustainable Leadership

Rajeev Peshawaria – Iclif, CEO & Executive Director

 

Walking the talk: The key to consumer engagement.

Clare Kenny Tipton – Sime Darby Property Division, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Brand

 

Strategies to embed change in your organisation

Chris Messer – Kimberly Clark, Sustainability Business Partner

 

Activating Purpose: Towards scale & impact

Stuart Hawkins – Coca-Cola, Director of Sustainability, ASEAN

LUNCH

Recap & Intro: Dr. Sally Uren


Panel 4: How are expectations changing & what are leading companies doing to pivot to the changing expectations

Moderator: Dr. John Izzo – Author, Awakening the Corporate Soul
Panelist 1: Pranav Sethaputra – MCI, Group Sustainability Consultant
Panelist 2: Ehon Chan – MaGIC Social Entrepreneurship, Executive Director
Panelist 3: Caroline McLaughlin – AVPN, Development Director


Panel 5: What is the business case for sustainability?

Moderator: Bharat Avalani, Connecting the Dots, CEO
Panelist 1: Chris Messer – Kimberly Clark, Sustainability Business Partner
Panelist 2: Stuart Hawkins – Coca-Cola, Sustainable Director, ASEAN
Panelist 3: Geoff Trotter – Sustainable Brands, Chief Development Officer

NETWORKING BREAK

Panel 6: Brand Purpose: Beyond logos and taglines to living the “why?”

Moderator: Ariel Muller –Forum for the Future, Director, Asia Pacific
Panelist 1: Dominic Mason – Sedgwick Richardson, MD, Asia
Panelist 2: Datuk Kamil Khalid – Media Prima TV Networks, CEO
Panelist 3: Sandeep Joseph – Zenith Media, Head of Strategy

CLOSING REMARKS – Dr Sally Uren