19 - 20 June, 2019
Equarius Hotel, Singapore

Conference Day One –Wednesday 19 June 2019

8:00 am - 9:00 am Morning Refreshment and Registration

9:00 am - 9:10 am Opening Remarks from the Chairperson

Krishna Ramachandran, Global Head of R2R and Lead RPA Finance at Royal Philips

Krishna Ramachandran

Global Head of R2R and Lead RPA Finance
Royal Philips

RPA TRANSFORMATION & SUSTAINABILITY

·          Building RPA and intelligent automation into your organisational blueprint to enhance business agility
·          Rethinking strategic operational decisions including workforce and outsourcing to harness the full benefits of intelligent automation
·          Breaking down silos, getting organisational wide buy-in and leveraging robotics to build market leadership

Moderator: Dr Leong Mun Kew, Director, Graduate Programmes Institute of Systems Science – National University of Singapore

Panellists: 
  • David Thomson, Head of Automation for Institutional Division ANZ
  • Evelyn Stier, Head of Regional Management Services Siemens
  • Geoff Wade, IT Leader Digital and Innovation AstraZeneca Asia
Dr. Leong Mun Kew, Director, Graduate Programmes , Institute of Systems Science at National University of Singapore

Dr. Leong Mun Kew

Director, Graduate Programmes , Institute of Systems Science
National University of Singapore

Evelyn Stier, Regional Head of IT Excellence at Siemens

Evelyn Stier

Regional Head of IT Excellence
Siemens

Geoff Wade, CIO at AstraZeneca Asia

Geoff Wade

CIO
AstraZeneca Asia

David Thomson, Head of Automation for Institutional Division at ANZ

David Thomson

Head of Automation for Institutional Division
ANZ

9:45 am - 10:15 am Scaling Up RPA and Digital Workforce Adoption across the Enterprise

·          Tackling the challenges in scaling your RPA and digital workforce
·          Understanding how orchestration is fundamental to an automation strategy
·          Ensuring your business is geared up to move across and beyond RPA
Uday Jose, Managing Director at Enate India

Uday Jose

Managing Director
Enate India

10:15 am - 11:00 am Speed Networking & Morning Refreshment Break

ENHANCING RPA ROI & PERFORMANCE

·          Establishing operational and performance metrics to evaluate the true ROI of RPA
·          Assessing efficiency gains, cost savings, and risk reduction as a direct benefit of RPA
·          How else can we harness RPA to create sustainable business and customer value?
 
Michael de Vreugd, Regional Director Asia Digital Transformation at Ageas

Michael de Vreugd

Regional Director Asia Digital Transformation
Ageas

Ravi Ranganathan, Managing Director, Next Generation Optimization (NGO) at RBC Investor and Treasury Services

Ravi Ranganathan

Managing Director, Next Generation Optimization (NGO)
RBC Investor and Treasury Services

Jose Elias Lino Luna, Process Excellence & RPA Lead at OCBC Bank

Jose Elias Lino Luna

Process Excellence & RPA Lead
OCBC Bank

Krishna Ramachandran, Global Head of R2R and Lead RPA Finance at Royal Philips

Krishna Ramachandran

Global Head of R2R and Lead RPA Finance
Royal Philips

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. 

INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION GROUPS [2 ROTATIONS @ 35 MINS EACH]

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. 

11:45 am - 12:55 pm Roundtable A: Decoding the RPA Buzz: From Deployment to Scaling


Dan Victorre M Ruiz, Robotic Process Automation Program Manager at Merck Business Solutions Asia Inc.

Dan Victorre M Ruiz

Robotic Process Automation Program Manager
Merck Business Solutions Asia Inc.


11:15 am - 12:25 pm Roundtable B: Structuring Effective RPA Operating and Governance Models

Kumarswamy Naidu, Finance Transformation Lead at GE Healthcare

Kumarswamy Naidu

Finance Transformation Lead
GE Healthcare


11:45 am - 12:55 pm Roundtable C: Integrating and Harmonising Your Digital Workforce

Norma Wu, Vice President, Business Transformation at MSIG Insurance (Singapore)

Norma Wu

Vice President, Business Transformation
MSIG Insurance (Singapore)


11:45 am - 12:55 pm Roundtable D: Putting RPA to Work with Unstructured Data

Ravi Ranganathan, Managing Director, Next Generation Optimization (NGO) at RBC Investor and Treasury Services

Ravi Ranganathan

Managing Director, Next Generation Optimization (NGO)
RBC Investor and Treasury Services



12:55 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch

WORK AND WORKFORCE OPTIMISATION

2:00 pm - 2:35 pm Delivering Transformational Value with an Integrated and Harmonised Hybrid Workforce

  • Aligning RPA strategies with workforce roadmap and strategic business goals
  • Determining digital workforce requirements and closing skill gaps to realise the potential of a hybrid workforce
  • Operationalising value-added work with people and robots
Ravi Ranganathan, Managing Director, Next Generation Optimization (NGO) at RBC Investor and Treasury Services

Ravi Ranganathan

Managing Director, Next Generation Optimization (NGO)
RBC Investor and Treasury Services

2:35 pm - 3:10 pm Embedding RPA into Enterprise Operations

Sponsors:
Signavio
  • Exploring new areas of RPA deployment to enhance enterprise performance
  • Rolling out bots effectively at scale with structured operating models
  • Evaluating RPA Performance and ROI


Thomas Zimmermann, Director at Signavio

Thomas Zimmermann

Director
Signavio

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

3:40 pm - 4:15 pm Building a Scalable and Intelligent Cognitive RPA Program

•       Developing enterprise readiness to reap the benefits of cognitive RPA
•       Integrating RPA with cognitive capabilities to advance operational efficiency and accuracy
•       Case studies for cognitive RPA applications in compliance processing, payments processing and asset servicing
  
Uday Singh, Head Process Automation and Robotics at Credit Suisse

Uday Singh

Head Process Automation and Robotics
Credit Suisse

4:15 pm - 4:50 pm Developing Realistic Targets, Quick Wins and Roadmaps to Enable Successful RPA Implementation

·          Exploring the challenges in moving from prototype to scaled executions
·          Understanding how to operate RPA at-scale compared to normal business processes
·          Considering the roadmap to scaling and operating RPA through centres-of excellence 

Krishna Ramachandran, Global Head of R2R and Lead RPA Finance at Royal Philips

Krishna Ramachandran

Global Head of R2R and Lead RPA Finance
Royal Philips

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm Closing Remarks from Chairperson & Close of Conference Day One