51ST ARTDO INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

TRANSFORMING
Lives by
UNLEASHING

the POWER
of Talent & Skill
DEVELOPMENT

      It is with immense pleasure and profound anticipation that I extend my warmest welcome to each and every one of you to the 51st Global Conference of ARTDO International held in Danang, Vietnam from 18th to 20th, August 2024.

 

      Our theme for this year’s conference, “Transforming Lives by Unleashing the Power of Talent and Skill,” resonates deeply with the core values and objectives of ARTDO International. In today’s rapidly evolving world, where change is the only constant, harnessing the full potential of human talent and skill has never been more crucial. It is through this transformational journey that we can pave the way for a brighter, more inclusive future for all.

 

      Over the course of this conference, we will delve into thought-provoking discussions, share best practices, and explore innovative strategies aimed at fostering personal and professional development.

 

      I wish you all a memorable and enriching experience at the 51st ARTDO International Conference. May our time together be filled with insightful discussions, fruitful collaborations, and moments of inspiration that will propel us toward our shared vision of transforming lives through the power of talent and skill.

 

      Let us embark on this transformative journey together.

 

Warm regards,
Dato’ Dr Thomas Chee
Chairman Emeritus ARTDO International

      It is with immense pleasure and profound anticipation that I extend my warmest welcome to each and every one of you to the 51st Global Conference of ARTDO International held in Danang, Vietnam from 18th to 20th, August 2024.

 

      Our theme for this year’s conference, “Transforming Lives by Unleashing the Power of Talent and Skill,” resonates deeply with the core values and objectives of ARTDO International. In today’s rapidly evolving world, where change is the only constant, harnessing the full potential of human talent and skill has never been more crucial. It is through this transformational journey that we can pave the way for a brighter, more inclusive future for all.

 

      Over the course of this conference, we will delve into thought-provoking discussions, share best practices, and explore innovative strategies aimed at fostering personal and professional development.

 

      I wish you all a memorable and enriching experience at the 51st ARTDO International Conference. May our time together be filled with insightful discussions, fruitful collaborations, and moments of inspiration that will propel us toward our shared vision of transforming lives through the power of talent and skill.

 

      Let us embark on this transformative journey together.

 

Warm regards,
Dato’ Dr Thomas Chee
Chairman Emeritus ARTDO International

       As the President of ARTDO International, it is a privilege to host this prestigious gathering of creative minds and visionaries from around the globe. This Conference is set against the breathtaking backdrop of Danang, Central Vietnam, where the Marble Mountains provides an inspiring setting for our gathering , and which showcases Vietnam’s rich tapestry of culture, history, and natural beauty.

 

       Our conference explores the latest trends and strategies shaping the future of talent acquisition, retention, and utilization on a global scale by delving into the crucial topics of leadership, coaching, and women’s empowerment. In addition, we examine the vital link between sustainability, ESG principles, and work innovation, recognizing that the future of business hinges on our ability to balance profit with purpose.

 

       Our preparations have been meticulously tailored to ensure a truly immersive and enriching experience of Vietnamese culture. From traditional dance performances, culinary delights, to cultural sites visits like the 17th century Han Cho Market, delegates can anticipate a journey of discovery and enlightenment that transcends borders and fosters cross-cultural understanding. The networking opportunities are boundless which is made possible with the presence of ARTDO global members and will certainly open many doors of co-operation for all
of us.

 

Warmest regards,
Wilson Cheah
President, ARTDO International. 2023/2024

       As the President of ARTDO International, it is a privilege to host this prestigious gathering of creative minds and visionaries from around the globe. This Conference is set against the breathtaking backdrop of Danang, Central Vietnam, where the Marble Mountains provides an inspiring setting for our gathering , and which showcases Vietnam’s rich tapestry of culture, history, and natural beauty.

 

       Our conference explores the latest trends and strategies shaping the future of talent acquisition, retention, and utilization on a global scale by delving into the crucial topics of leadership, coaching, and women’s empowerment. In addition, we examine the vital link between sustainability, ESG principles, and work innovation, recognizing that the future of business hinges on our ability to balance profit with purpose.

 

       Our preparations have been meticulously tailored to ensure a truly immersive and enriching experience of Vietnamese culture. From traditional dance performances, culinary delights, to cultural sites visits like the 17th century Han Cho Market, delegates can anticipate a journey of discovery and enlightenment that transcends borders and fosters cross-cultural understanding. The networking opportunities are boundless which is made possible with the presence of ARTDO global members and will certainly open many doors of co-operation for all
of us.

 

Warmest regards,
Wilson Cheah
President, ARTDO International. 2023/2024

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Harnessing the full potential of human talent is vital for organizations to remain competitive in today’s rapidly evolving world. This year’s conference focuses on “Transforming Lives by Unleashing the Power of Talent and Skill” aims to answer questions on professional and personal development that paves the way to a brighter future.

 

Join us at the three-day 2024 ARTDO conference held at the picturesque Danang City, Vietnam from 18 – 20 August 2024. Speakers from around the globe will share strategies, best practices, and tools for you and your team to drive and enable results.

 

1 • • • Articulate Leadership
2 • • • Transforming Women Leadership Forum
3 • • • The 5% Difference: Taking Your Game to the Next Level
4 • • • Disruptive Innovation Coaching
5 • • • Coaching Culture for the Greater Good
6 • • • Coaching & Human Capital Best Practices
7 • • • Human Leadership in the Age of AI
8 • • • Talent Transformation: Impactful Engagement One Conversation at a Time
9 • • • Succeeding in the Global Marketplace: Cross Cultural Perspectives for Global Managers
10 • • • Leveraging a Coaching Culture to Achieve Our Breakthrough Ambitions
11 • • • New Leadership Role, New V.I.S.A
12 • • • Owning your Destiny: The proven path to a life beyond your wildest dreams
13 • • • Key Enablers to Organizational Transformation
14 • • • Leading People in the AI Era: The Rise of Engagement Issue
15 • • • Leading High-Performance Organizations
16 • • • Philosophical Foundations of Unleashing Talent and Skill Development
17 • • • Unleashing Talent and Skill Development – The Model of Combining the Civil Service’s Education, Examination, Training and Appointment
18 • • • Future Trends in Learning & Development

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DR PETER CHEE


Author and Top 3 Coaching Guru
#1 Strategic Innovation Coach

Malaysia

STEPHEN KREMPL


Author of The 5% Zone:
How to Stand Out as a Global Executive
Former Chief Learning Officer,
Starbucks(Seattle)

United States of America

NICK JONSSON


LinkedIn Top Voice 2023, Top 100 Asia
Podcast Host
Co-founder & MD of
Executives’ Global Network (EGN),
Author, Executive Loneliness

Sweden

IAN WONG


Managing Director & Head
Group International Management
UOB

Singapore

LORD SONNY LEONG CBE


Chief Executive of Civil Service College,
United Kingdom
Member of the House of Lords and
Shadow Minister for Business & Trade

United Kingdom

DATUK YVONNE CHIA


Diamond Lifetime Achievement Award 2023
Independent Non-Executive Director &
Chairman
Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad
Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad
Former Group CEO, RHB Banking Group
Former Group CEO, Hong Leong Banking Group

Malaysia

DR AGAPOL NA SONGKHLA


Executive Vice President
Chief People Officer
Sustainability & Risk Management Committee
Thai Beverage PLC

Thailand

CHRISTOPHER RAMIREZ


Senior Director, Western Digital, APAC
Firmware Engineering & Global Validation
Scaled Agile Business & Product Owner

United States of America

NAMITA J HARDOWAR


Commerce and Industry (MCCI)
Awarded Commander Of The Star & Key
Of The Indian Ocean 2024

Mauritius

FRANK KOO


Founder and Director - Nextplay
Head of Asia - LinkedIn (Talent & Learning
Business)

Singapore

JOEL WALLACH


Former CEO of seven international
organizations in Asia, Africa, and the
Middle East
Author , "Working With Americans: A Practical
Guide to Business Success for Asian
Managers“

United States of America

SERELY ALCARAZ


Top 100 Most Influential Filipino Women on
LinkedIn
Master Trainer & Top Coach

Philippines

LEDON BROOKS


Vice President,
Global Business Services Hub
Schneider Electric

United States of America

KENT SIM


Keynote Speaker of BNI CAMBODIA, Regional
Director of BNI Battambang,
Vice President, ARTDO INTERNATIONAL

Cambodia

VELU MAHADEVAN


Country HR Director
Micron Malaysia

Malaysia

DATUK DR MOHD ZABRI BIN YUSOFF


Director, National Institute of
Public Administration (INTAN)

Malaysia

SHAMSUL AMREE


Chief Executive Officer Franchisee
Domino’s Pizza Malaysia
Chief Master Coach

Malaysia

DR. AHMAD MUKHLIS YUSUF


Independent Commissioner of Bogor Life
Science and Technology - IPB University
Holding Company.
Chair of the Tazkia Scholar Foundation, Board
of Trustees of the Pandeglang Smart
Foundation

Indonesia

KC YAN


Senior Principal Consultant, ITD World
Corporate Director, ITD Asia
Director, ARTDO International

Malaysia

DR KATHLEEN ONG


Senior Director
Global Learning & Development
ITD World

Malaysia

DR MARIO DEL CASTILLO


Author, Essential Practices of
Mentoring Young Leaders
Principal Consultant & Master Trainer,
ITD World

Malaysia

DR SHEN CHIEN-CHUNG


Vice President , Chinese Society for
Training & Development
Visiting professor at National Taipei University
Member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society

Taiwan

EDWIN GODFREY JOHNSON


Co-author, Power Speaking &
Executive Presence

Malaysia

DR PETER CHEE


Author and Top 3 Coaching Guru
#1 Strategic Innovation Coach

Malaysia

STEPHEN KREMPL


Author of The 5% Zone:
How to Stand Out as a Global Executive
Former Chief Learning Officer,
Starbucks(Seattle)

United States of America

NICK JONSSON


LinkedIn Top Voice 2023, Top 100 Asia
Podcast Host
Co-founder & MD of
Executives’ Global Network (EGN),
Author, Executive Loneliness

Sweden

IAN WONG


Managing Director & Head
Group International Management
UOB

Singapore

LORD SONNY LEONG CBE


Chief Executive of Civil Service College,
United Kingdom
Member of the House of Lords and
Shadow Minister for Business & Trade

United Kingdom

DATUK YVONNE CHIA


Diamond Lifetime Achievement Award 2023
Independent Non-Executive Director &
Chairman
Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad
Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad
Former Group CEO, RHB Banking Group
Former Group CEO, Hong Leong Banking Group

Malaysia

DR AGAPOL NA SONGKHLA


Executive Vice President
Chief People Officer
Sustainability & Risk Management Committee
Thai Beverage PLC

Thailand

CHRISTOPHER RAMIREZ


Senior Director, Western Digital, APAC
Firmware Engineering & Global Validation
Scaled Agile Business & Product Owner

United States of America

NAMITA J HARDOWAR


Commerce and Industry (MCCI)
Awarded Commander Of The Star & Key
Of The Indian Ocean 2024

Mauritius

FRANK KOO


Founder and Director - Nextplay
Head of Asia - LinkedIn (Talent & Learning
Business)

Singapore

JOEL WALLACH


Former CEO of seven international
organizations in Asia, Africa, and the
Middle East
Author , "Working With Americans: A Practical
Guide to Business Success for Asian
Managers“

United States of America

SERELY ALCARAZ


Top 100 Most Influential Filipino Women on
LinkedIn
Master Trainer & Top Coach

Philippines

LEDON BROOKS


Vice President,
Global Business Services Hub
Schneider Electric

United States of America

KENT SIM


Keynote Speaker of BNI CAMBODIA, Regional
Director of BNI Battambang,
Vice President, ARTDO INTERNATIONAL

Cambodia

VELU MAHADEVAN


Country HR Director
Micron Malaysia

Malaysia

DATUK DR MOHD ZABRI BIN YUSOFF


Director, National Institute of
Public Administration (INTAN)

Malaysia

SHAMSUL AMREE


Chief Executive Officer Franchisee
Domino’s Pizza Malaysia
Chief Master Coach

Malaysia

DR. AHMAD MUKHLIS YUSUF


Independent Commissioner of Bogor Life
Science and Technology - IPB University
Holding Company.
Chair of the Tazkia Scholar Foundation, Board
of Trustees of the Pandeglang Smart
Foundation

Indonesia

KC YAN


Senior Principal Consultant, ITD World
Corporate Director, ITD Asia
Director, ARTDO International

Malaysia

DR KATHLEEN ONG


Senior Director
Global Learning & Development
ITD World

Malaysia

DR MARIO DEL CASTILLO


Author, Essential Practices of
Mentoring Young Leaders
Principal Consultant & Master Trainer,
ITD World

Malaysia

DR SHEN CHIEN-CHUNG


Vice President , Chinese Society for
Training & Development
Visiting professor at National Taipei University
Member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society

Taiwan

EDWIN GODFREY JOHNSON


Co-author, Power Speaking &
Executive Presence

Malaysia

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Learning Objectives for this ARTDO Conference are as follows:

 

••• EXAMINE current issues, trends, practices, competencies, and challenges in Talent and Skill Development.

••• LEARN how strategies, best practices, tools, and techniques to maximize talent for driving productivity in the organization.

••• EXPLORE how Talent Development can leverage on digital transformation to improve business outcomes.

••• DISCOVER best practices for building leadership in the work force where everyone can thrive and contribute.

••• DISCUSS the latest approaches in coaching to unlock potential for self-excellence at the workplace.

••• CONSIDER how women leadership is undergoing tremendous transformation in leadership and management.

••• HIGHLIGHT the latest approaches developing and engaging talent to nurture next generation competencies for resolving challenges.

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