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Inclusive Business Forum 2022

About the Event

How does disability-inclusive hiring help you build business resilience and growth? Join the keynote and panel discussions to learn how businesses and leaders can build back fairly and more inclusively to chart our new way forward. 

Date 25 August 2022, Thursday
Time 10.00am - 1.00pm
Location

 Hybrid
 On-site: The Theatre at Mediacorp
 Online: Virtual livestream

Price

 $50/pax*

*A portion of the proceeds from the ticket sales will go to the Mediacorp Enable Fund,
a community fund administered by SG Enable that supports persons with disabilities.  

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    Why You Should Attend

    • Gain insights on how disability inclusion can benefit your business
    • Learn best practices in disability-inclusive hiring and network with like-minded peers
    • Discover resources and employer support available

    Who Should Attend

    Business owners, business leaders, trade associations and chambers of commerce, human resource, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion professionals - along with other professionals who wish to learn more about ways to enable disability inclusion in your workplace.

    Forum Programme

    10.00amArrival of Guest of Honour, Mr Lawrence Wong, Deputy Prime Minister and
    Minister for Finance
    10.15amOpening Address by Guest of Honour
    10.30am
    Maximising Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

    Keynote Speaker: Mr Nakul Gaur, Director, Customer Experience & User Growth,
    Unilever Singapore

    11.00amBreak
    11.40am
    Panel Discussion 1: The Business Case for Disability-Inclusive Hiring

    Ms Pratima Amonkar, Area Lead, Cloud and AI Business Strategy, Board Chair of Diversity & Inclusion, Microsoft Asia Pacific

    Mr Andrew Buay, Vice President, Group Corporate Sustainability, Singtel and Optus Talent Coach; Co-Founder, Singapore Business Network on DisAbility

    Ms Gan Ai Im, Managing Director and Head of Group Wholesale and Global Markets Marketing; Lead for 'The Unlimited' initiative, UOB

    Mr Tonny Loh, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles Singapore

    12.15pm
    Panel Discussion 2: Unlocking the Value that Persons with Disabilities Can Bring to the Workplace

    Dr Dawn-joy Leong, Researcher and Multidisciplinary Artist

    Mr Ong Hua Han, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Banking, Relationship and Transaction Management, Deutsche Bank

    Mr Josh Tseng, Director of Digital Accessibility Services, Etch Empathy

    Mr Winston Wong, Special Education Needs Officer, Temasek Polytechnic

    12.50pmClosing Remarks by Mr Eric Chua, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth & Ministry of Social and Family Development
    1.00pmEnd of event

     


     

    Featured Speakers

    Maximising Disability Inclusion in the Workplace


    Keynote Speaker 
    Mr Nakul Gaur
    Director, Customer Experience & User Growth, Unilever Singapore

    Headshot of Nakul Gaur, a bearded, bespectacled, dark-skinned man smiling at the camera.

    Panel Discussion 1:

    The Business Case for Disability-Inclusive Hiring


    Ms Pratima Amonkar

    Area Lead, Cloud and AI Business Strategy, Board Chair of Diversity & Inclusion, Microsoft Asia Pacific

    Mr Andrew Buay

    Vice President, Group Corporate Sustainability, Singtel and Optus Talent Coach; Co-Founder, Singapore Business Network on DisAbility

    Ms Gan Ai Im

    Managing Director and Head of Group Wholesale and Global Markets Marketing; Lead for 'The Unlimited' initiative, UOB

    Mr Tonny Loh

    Partner,
    Heidrick & Struggles Singapore

     Panel Discussion 2:

    Unlocking the Value that Persons with Disabilities Can Bring to the Workplace


    Dr Dawn-joy Leong

    Researcher and Multidisciplinary Artist 

    Mr Ong Hua Han

    Assistant Vice President, Corporate Banking, Relationship and Transaction Management, Deutsche Bank

    Mr Josh Tseng

    Director of Digital Accessibility Services, Etch Empathy

    Mr Winston Wong

    Special Education Needs Officer, Temasek Polytechnic


     

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    Official Media Partner:


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    Supported by:

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