15 - 18 April, 2019
Novotel Singapore on Stevens, Singapore

Conference Day One

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration & Coffee & Tea

8:45 am - 9:00 am Chairman’s Welcome Remarks

9:10 am - 9:45 am Reinventing and Redefining Operational Excellence to Achieve Business Success in the Industry 4.0 Era

·         Scaling organizational growth and agility through digital reinvention
·         Establishing new operational standards with the use of technology
·         Rethinking OPEX approaches to transform business performance
Hemanth Subramanya, Vice President, Business Excellence at SGX

Hemanth Subramanya

Vice President, Business Excellence
SGX

9:45 am - 10:20 am Achieving Business Opportunity and Sustainability through Process Automation

  • Building a roadmap towards a full end-to-end automation to enable a single-viewed operation
  • Identifying and prioritising business areas to improve process efficiency and shifting human workforce to value-added operations
  • Moving beyond RPA to an intelligent automation platform to realize even more business value.

Jeffrey Capulong

Head, Finance Shared Services
Coca-Cola Bottlers Business Services Philippines


DJ Moises, General Manager at Kuehne + Nagel Shared Service Center

DJ Moises

General Manager
Kuehne + Nagel Shared Service Center

Warren Enteria, Vice-President and Head of Business Quality Management Division at PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies

Warren Enteria

Vice-President and Head of Business Quality Management Division
PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies

Claudio Quadarella, Executive Director, Operational Excellence at Standard Chartered Bank

Claudio Quadarella

Executive Director, Operational Excellence
Standard Chartered Bank

Lim Siew Mui

Digital Finance Transformation Lead
Thermo Fisher Scientific

11:00 am - 11:45 am Speed Networking & Morning Refreshments

·         Defining new digital value propositions for internal and external stakeholders in a connected business landscape
·         Building a digital ecosystem to enhance organisational agility
·         Enabling end-to-end visibility across the organisation to empower decisions and drive business excellence 
Deepa Renjen, Director, Digital Operations & Process Excellence at GE Healthcare

Deepa Renjen

Director, Digital Operations & Process Excellence
GE Healthcare

Amit Sharma

Director, Operations Excellence, Engineering & Innovation APAC
DB Schenker

Evelyn  Stier, Head of Regional Management Services at Siemens

Evelyn Stier

Head of Regional Management Services
Siemens

Klaas van Asten, Director Business Excellence - Asia Pacific at LEGO Group

Klaas van Asten

Director Business Excellence - Asia Pacific
LEGO Group

12:20 pm - 12:55 pm Deploying a Data-Driven Performance and Operational Excellence Strategy

·         Structuring a robust, enterprise-wide data analytics program
·         Building analytics capability including data capture, quality assurance and the integration of data from multiple systems
·         Improving OPEX performance with actionable insights to predict and forecast
Vivek Satpathi, Head of Digital & Technology for APAC at CBRE

Vivek Satpathi

Head of Digital & Technology for APAC
CBRE

12:55 pm - 2:00 pm Networking & Lunch

Roundtable Discussion [2 Rotations @ 40 Minutes Each]

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Utilising Design Thinking for Process Excellence

Toh Wei Kwan

Regional Continuous Improvement Manager
DHL Express

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Achieving Data-Driven End-to-End Process Transformation

Ravi Loganathan, Global Lean Six sigma MBB  ( Ex. Lean sigma Regional Director, APAC, Honeywell Aerospace) at Pall Corporation

Ravi Loganathan

Global Lean Six sigma MBB ( Ex. Lean sigma Regional Director, APAC, Honeywell Aerospace)
Pall Corporation

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Overcoming Challenges with Driving OPEX Transformation across the Organisation

Amit Sharma

Director, Operations Excellence, Engineering & Innovation APAC
DB Schenker

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Networking & Afternoon Refreshments

Structured to maximise interaction and in-depth focus on a topical subject matter, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in two roundtable sessions of their choice, which has close relevance to their area of expertise and / or scope of responsibility.

4:00 pm - 4:35 pm Improving Operational Agility and Performance to Drive Business Excellence

·         Promoting transparency in operations to identify overlooked process inefficiencies and siloed efforts
·         Reviewing effective strategies and tools for streamlining processes and operations and for improving visibility
·         Co-creating new processes and workflow to achieve desired outcomes
Evelyn  Stier, Head of Regional Management Services at Siemens

Evelyn Stier

Head of Regional Management Services
Siemens

4:35 pm - 4:45 pm Chairman’s Closing Remarks & End of Day One