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IIM Jammu to welcome industry experts at the HR Conclave 5.0

Last Updated on November 18, 2022 at 7:58 pm

HR Conclave 5.0, the marquee event of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu, is set to be organized on 19th and 20th Nov 2022.

HR Conclave (HRC) of IIM Jammu serves as a platform for HR Industry experts to share their knowledge about overcoming challenges in today’s dynamic world. HRC aims to resonate with IIM Jammu’s motto- “सा विद्या या विमुक्तये (It’s the knowledge that liberates)” and its vision- “To develop leaders and entrepreneurs who can perform globally to make a valuable difference to the Society and the Corporate World.” 

The 5th edition of the flagship event has “mapping the uncharted” as its theme and the event will feature various esteemed dignitaries from the corporate world to preside on the panel. The event is set to have 6 different panels, each discussing different topics revolving around the theme of the event.  Rajesh Uppal, Sr. Executive Director HR & IT, Maruti Suzuki will be the Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker on 19th Nov 2022, and Dr. Prem Singh, President, Group HR, JK Organization will be the Chief Guest and Keynote speaker on 20th Oct 2022. The inauguration of the flagship event, HR Conclave 5.0 of IIM Jammu would be held in the presence of Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu, and Prof. Jabir Ali, Dean Academics & Chairperson Placement, IIM Jammu. The inauguration of the event is scheduled to be held at 10 AM on 19th Nov 2022.

The first day of the event will feature the first three panels. The topic of discussion of the first panel is – “Malaises of the Matriarch – A working mother’s conundrum” which will be presided over by  Pragya Singh, Associate Director, PepsiCo,  Neelam Roy, Associate Director – Talent Acquisition, Zycus,  Namita Vyas, Director – Talent Acquisition, Nike,  Reetu Raina, VP & Global Head – Talent Management, Amdocs and  Kanika S, Senior HR Business Partner and Talent Lead, Zee Media Corporation Limited. The second panel of the event will consist of  Arvind Mahajan, Unit Head HR, SMVDNSH, Narayana Super specialty Hospital, Dr. B.K. Santosh Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, illness2wellness,  Neha Lal, Senior General Manager – HR and Operations, GCS Hospital and Medical College,  Sugandha Jain, Vice President – HR, BeatO and  Pradeep Singh, Senior HR Manager, Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited.

The second panel will discuss the topic “Plugging the Brain Drain”. This will be followed by third and the last(for the day) panel’s discussion on the topic “1$ vs. 77 cents: Gender Pay Gap” which will be presided over by  Achint Jain, Head of Early Careers, Asia and Australasia, Willis Towers Watson,  Arfa Merchant, Senior HR Specialist, JP Morgan Chase & Co.,  Arushi Wadhwa, Lead – Campus Recruitment and Culture and Talent Advisor, Sprinklr,  Ashish Mahajan, Global Head Talent Partner, MoEngage,  Atul Tiwari, Chief Human Resources Officer, Spice Money, and  Virender Pratap Singh, Senior HR Manager, NTPC.