Join the CIPD Festival of Work on 15-17 June 2021 and immerse yourself in a world of inspiration and discovery - designed to develop you, your people and your business.

Hosted as an online event for people and business professionals globally, you’ll enhance your knowledge and skills on how to best lead a responsible and agile business in a post-Covid climate.

We’re delighted to announce Asia Perspectives in the conference on Wednesday 16 June at 13:45-16:20 (SGT). More speakers will be announced shortly.

16th June 2021
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm

CIPD Asia - Opening

Tony Osude
Tony Osude
Commerical and Marketing Director, CIPD

Hear from Tony Osude he introduces the Asia segment of the CIPD Festival of Work.

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm

Case Studies: Why becoming an agile organisation leads to higher levels of productivity

To be announced

- What are the characteristics and benefits of an agile organisation?
- How do you adopt an agile approach to running your business?
- What is the link between agile methodology and high productivity?

2:50 pm - 3:30 pm

Panel Discussion: What does an effective post-pandemic wellbeing initiative look like in practice?

Justine Cooper FCIPD, FAHRI
Head of Brook Graham APAC, Brook Graham from Pinsent Masons
Michael Jenkins
CEO, Expert Humans

- What key learnings has the pandemic taught us in relation to wellbeing strategies and what changes need to be implemented?
- What aspects of our people's health and wellbeing should be prioritised in the immediate future upon return to work?
- How should diversity and inclusion principles feed into our wellbeing initiatives?

3:40 pm - 4:20 pm

Case Studies: How to enhance your workforce planning processes to achieve your future business objectives

Annie Lim
Annie Lim
APJ Head Talent Acquisition & Diversity Outreach, Citrix

- How to effectively analyse your current workforce in relation to your future skills requirements.
- Advancing L&D's role in the workforce planning process to help upskill your current people.
- Implementing a workforce planning strategy that works for your organisation.

Explore the full conference by stream

Covering topics such as flexible working, business transformation, wellbeing, technology and more, hear the latest trends and innovations from 50+ top practitioners and visionaries from Google, Atos, Nike, Fujitsu, Coca-Cola and more. Helping you to stay ahead of the curve and embrace new and unforeseen opportunities.

All sessions across the three day conference will be made available live and on-demand, meaning you can enjoy the sessions held globally in your own time for 28 days.

Stream logo Revolution

Are you ready for revolution?
Changing the DNA of your

Stream logo Out with the old

In with the new
Embracing new ways
of working

Stream logo Powering People

Powering people
Developing the workforce of
the future


Be inspired by the 50+ thought leaders and top practitioners who are at the forefront of people and business management.


Alex Edmans

Professor of Finance; Academic Director, Centre for Corporate Governance (CCG), London Business School

Bata Davidovic

Group Head of Executive Learning, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company

Rukasana Bhaijee

EMEA Technology, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Lead, Google

What's included?


5 session formats

20+ hours
of content



Available on-demand




All prices are given in GBP. VAT exemption will be applied at checkout. For any questions, please contact the Customer Services team on

The perks

Exhibition-only pass Conference ticket
20+ hours of thought-provoking conference sessions
50+ speakers sharing the latest innovations, case studies and research
A chance to ask the experts your questions in live Q&As
Access to on-demand conference content*
Two streams of bite-sized free learning sessions
Leading suppliers showcasing new products and services
1-2-1 and group networking opportunities with professionals across the worlds
Access to on-demand exhibition content
A Wellbeing Hub providing useful resources and self-care activities
From £196

*Subject to speaker discretion.

Conference sponsors
The Open University