Panel: Future of Learning & Development
Challenges faced by organizations moving forward what kinds of skills are needed
The business of professional development has changed dramatically with the use of technology. The pandemic has only accelerated this trend. A radically different and uncertain world requires new business strategies and the right capabilities to execute these strategies.
Let’s hear from our esteemed panel:
- What are the skills and know-how that organizations need now and in the future?
- What do organizations need to do differently to build new capabilities?
- What is needed from the speaking and training community to meet these new needs?
Emma Hawker, CEO and Co-Founder, ALTAFY
Emma Hawker is the CEO and co-Founder of ALTAFY; an automated self-service event tech platform created out of a passion to bridge the gap between organisers and speakers to creating more meaningful live events. An accomplished conference and exhibition director with more than 13 years’ experience specialising in the B2B event space, Emma has previously worked in the aviation, garment, personal development and HR industries.
Accountable for the conceptualisation, planning and management of her previous company (HRM Asia’s) medium to large-scale events, Emma led the well-established and recognised HR Summit & Expo Asia (now ‘HR Tech Festival’). This is Asia’s leading and largest workforce management show, boasting over 4,000 attendees, and was key in winning the Organiser of the Year Award, at the Singapore Experience Awards 2015 (by Singapore Tourism Board).
Emma holds an LLB in English Law and French Law from the University of Reading in the UK. Born and brought up in Monaco, she is a British native and has lived in Singapore with her husband and two children for the past 10 years.