Round Table


HR Federation of India (HRFI) joins hand with INFOCOM, India's largest Technology, Business and Leadership Conference from the house of ABP - India’s leading media conglomerate to present the SECOND EDITION of a special forum for the HR Leaders of Kolkata.

Our Co-Organiser for the programme is the HR Federation of India (HRFI), a Professional group established on a voluntary and equality basis comprising organizations and individuals from all sectors who work in HR/ER/IR. The Group comprises Heads of HR or higher position holders, Experts in HR/ER/IR/Training/Legal and also includes Senior Govt. Authorities as members of the group. The group works collaboratively towards enhancing the HR function in various organizations.

The INFOCOM – HRFI HR Connect 2019 will comprise a half day conference and will bring together over 150 HR professionals from the city. The objective of the Forum is to provide a platform for the HR professionals to share their experiences, enhance their knowledge and skills through real time problems and solutions and enable HR professionals to adapt to the new age technology that will help enrich the way HR teams can add greater value to the organizations.

Theme: “HR in this VUCA World”

VUCA is the new normal. As HR leaders you need to prepare to adapt to the new businesss environment that is Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous. The HR Connect programme will help you prepare to empower employees and establish an organizational culture that is sustainable.


09:30–10:30 hrs Registration over Tea & Coffee
10:30–10:45 hrs

Setting the Context and Theme
Welcome Address by K K Mahapatra, Organising Secretary and Head – INFOCOM, ABP Pvt. Ltd.
Welcome Address by Raosaheb Kangane, VP – HR, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Member of Managing Committee Team, HR Federation of India (HRFI)

A110:45-11:15 hrs

Opening Keynote: HR in this VUCA World

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Zahid H Gangjee, Founder of Zahid Gangjee & Associates and Former HR Leader of ITC Group

A211:15-11:45 hrs

Keynote: Leveraging Technology for HR Digital Transformation

Speaker: Rakhi Syaman, Business Manager, SAP SuccessFactors

A311:45–12:05 hrs

Keynote: Competency Development to face new Business Challenges

Keynote Speaker: Bhaskar Ranjan Das, Associate Director, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), India

A412:05–12:25 hrs

Keynote: Resource Vs Volatility

Keynote Speaker: Subrata Chatterjee, Head of HR, ArcelorMittal Design and Engineering Centre (P) Ltd.

A512:25–12:35 hrs

Keynote: Building Future Ready Human Capital

Keynote Speaker: Alok Tibrewal, Secretary, OmDayal Educational & Research Society

A612:35–12:55 hrs

Keynote: There is nothing personal about it

Keynote Speaker: Sahil Nayar, Senior Associate Director - HR, KPMG in India

A712:55–13:55 hrs

Panel: The Future of Work

Chairperson & Moderator: Sahil Nayar, Senior Associate Director - HR, KPMG in India .

Gautam Ray, Executive Director – HR & Admin, CESC Ltd.
Nadeem Kazim, Chief Human Resource Officer, Tractors India Ltd.
Susom Mishra, Regional HR Head, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.
Ramakrishn Ghosh, General Manager-HRD, Apeejay Surrendra Group
Vinita Bajoria, Executive Director, Titagarh Wagons Ltd.
Mehul Mohanka, Managing Director and Group CEO, Tega Industries Ltd.

13:55–14:00 hrs Vote of Thanks by Prashant Patil, HRFI Managing Committee Team
14:00 hrs onwards Networking Lunch

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