HR Conclave is an event which is jointly organized by the OB – HR faculties and students of HR Conclave Sponsorship and organizing committee. Here is a glimpse of what happened in HR Conclave 2015.
The third edition of IIM Trichy’s annual HR Conclave was held on 17th October, 2015 at The Westin, Chennai, with the theme “Evolving HR”. This HR Conclave brought together eminent senior professionals from the industry and academic scholars, who shared their experiences on the rapidly changing nature of Human Resources domain.
The event was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Mr. Deodutta Kurane, Group President & Head - Human Capital Management, YES Bank, and Dr. Prafulla Agnihotri, Director, IIM Tiruchirappalli. The whole event revolved around 2 panel discussions on topics - ‘Aligning HR strategy in the wake of Make in India campaign’ and ‘Dynamic employee engagement and Employee Gamification’. HR Conclave 2015 also featured a first-hand experience on gamification, through a simulation game ‘ChangeQuest’ powered by KNOLSKAPE. The participants were faced with a role-play situation, where they had to convince the upper management of introducing change in a certain process of the organization. Mr. Ashok G, Senior VP - HR, SPAR, Landmark Group, delivered the valedictory speech and shared his insights about the world of HR in the retail industry and signaled the end of the event. The conclave ended well with the promise of coming back bigger and better next year on its fourth edition.
The event saw active participation from senior executives of Ford Motors, Rane Group, CTS, TVS group, Hyundai Motors, Kevin, Oracle, Hospira Healthcare, Scope International, TCS, Wabco, Philips, and many others. Various faculty, researchers and students from DoMS IIT Madras, St Peter’s University, PSG Institute of Management and other colleges also attended the event creating a rich blend of participants with varied experience.
HR conclave Committee