SDMIMD was ‘HR Hub’ during International HR Conference

‘Human Resource Management, as a function, needs to emphasize on revolutionary, transitional and transformational change’ said Mr. Richard Lobo, Senior Vice-President & Head - HR, Infosys Ltd, while delivering keynote address at the inaugural function of 4th International Conference on Managing Human Resources at Workplace on December 4, 2015. Mr. Lobo talked about the contemporary challenges faced by HRM, such as, disruptive technology and innovation. He stressed on the challenges of managing the millennial workforce and the role of private networks in managing people. 
Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, Conference Chair, presented the conference theme and stated that HRM is expected to play the role of the strategic business partner in todays’ organizations. Director Dr. N. R. Parasuraman welcomed the gathering and emphasized on the need of empowering HRM in organizations. 
The two-day conference had several invited lectures and panel discussion with eminent corporate leaders and academic speakers. The conference was attended by 250 academic scholars and HR practitioners from India and countries, such as, Bangladesh, Iran, Maldives, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, UAE, and US. The conference created a forum to discuss and deliberate on contemporary HR topics, such as, Human capital management, emotional intelligence, HR and sustainability, Green HRM, HR Analytics, competency mapping, HR Accounting, HR scorecard, managing talent pipeline, and so on. 
Mr. Umesh M., Director - Human Resources, SPAN Infotech (India) Pvt. Ltd; Mr. Praveen kamath, Global Head - Talent Transformation, (BPS division of Wipro Limited); Mr. Dinesh H.S., Learning and Development, Country Lead, Hewlett-Packard; and, Mr. Sarosh Ghandy, Former Managing Director, TELCON, were among the key technical session speakers at the International conference. 
Mr. Thrishuli B., Head HR, Janalakshmi Financial Services Bangalore; Cdr. Manjunatha S., Head – Centre for Technology & Engineering Applications, L & T Ltd., Mysore; and Dr. Stephen ARO-GORDON, Professor & Department Chair - Financial Mathematics, Baze University, Nigeria; were the panel member for the discussion on the theme of the conference. 
Dr. Debashis Chatterjee, Former Director IIM Kozhikode & Professor IIM Lucknow delivered the valedictory address on December 5, 2015. 
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Speakers of 4th International HR Conference 
Keynote Speaker - Mr. Richard Lobo
Senior Vice-President & Head - HR
Infosys Ltd
Mr. Umesh M
Director - Human Resources
SPAN Infotech (India) Pvt. Ltd
Mr. Praveen kamath
Global Head - Talent Transformation
(BPS division of Wipro Limited)
Mr. Dinesh H.S
Learning and Development
Country Lead, Hewlett-Packard
Mr. Sarosh Ghandy
Former Managing Director
Mr. Thrishuli B
Head HR
Janalakshmi Financial Services Bangalore
Cdr. Manjunatha S
Head – Centre for Technology &
Engineering Applications, L & T Ltd., Mysore
Dr. Stephen ARO-GORDON
Professor & Department Chair - Financial Mathematics
Baze University, Nigeria
Valedictory Speaker - Dr. Debashis Chatterjee
Former Director IIM Kozhikode
Professor IIM Lucknow