20th AAMO Triennial Conference and Dinner

29 Apr 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
InterContinental Kuala Lumpur (CONFERENCE) Hotel Istana KL City Centre (DINNER)


InterContinental Kuala Lumpur (08.00AM- 05.00PM)

Towards High Impact Leadership

Asia is forecast to become the world’s largest economy by 2030 in terms of GDP contribution. In an increasingly volatile and uncertain environment, Asian leaders will need to have a clear understanding of the megatrends in the region and develop the right combination of mindset and skillsets to respond effectively to the complex challenges facing them.

The conference aims to kickstart an enthralling conversation about how best current and emerging leaders can equip themselves to lead with impact and will highlight issues such as disruption, diversity and inclusion, future-proof skills and the aging talent pool.


  • CEOs and Managing Directors
  • Executive Directors and Senior Managers
  • Managers and Business Executives
  • Corporate Planning and Human Resource Managers


  • Gain insights on 21st Century leadership innovations and trends.
  • Listen to in-depth and comprehensive exchanges on strategic leadership priorities and key policies.
  • Harness collective knowledge and experiences from the region’s highly respected leaders and key industry players.
  • Strengthen valuable relationships and build influence


08:00AM    Registration and Networking Breakfast

08:45AM    Keynote: Dealing with Disruption
Asian managers face an increasingly complex and disruptive environment. How do companies meet the expectations of a rapidly changing talent pool? What are the opportunities offered by Industry 4.0 technologies?

Pramod Bhasin, Founder-Genpact Ltd, Chairman-Clix Capital Services, India

10:00AM    Coffee Break

10:30AM    Plenary Session 1: Developing 21st Century Skills
The workspace of tomorrow will offer a seamless sharing of technology and talent. It will not be defined by location as much as it is by shared values, objectives and common aspirations. What are some of the skills, approaches and expertise needed in the 21st Century?

Imran Kunalan Abdullah, Principal Consultant- HR & Digital Talent, GTEX.ASIA, Malaysia


  1. Kiranjit Singh, Country Head, Malaysia & Philippines, Ipsos Business Consulting, Malaysia
  2. Monir Azzouzi, Vice President, People Experience and People Relations, GOJEK, Indonesia
  3. Arne Gast, Partner, McKinsey & Company, Malaysia

11:30AM    Plenary Session 2: Leveraging an Aging Talent Pool
People over retirement age have valuable experience and skills. What strategies can organisations and HR managers employ to make the most of this vital source of talent?


Omna Sreeni-Ong, Founder & Managing Director, ENGENDER Consultancy, Malaysia


  1. Roshan Thiran, Founder & CEO Leaderonomics, Malaysia
  2. Prof. Datuk Dr. Norma Mansor, Social Wellbeing Research Centre, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University Malaya, Malaysia
  3. David Pich, Chief Executive, Institute of Managers and Leaders, Australia

12:30PM    Networking Lunch

02:00PM    Plenary Session 3: The ROI of Diversity & Inclusion
How can organisations and companies leverage on a diverse and inclusive workforce to gain traction in terms of profits and competitiveness?

Bharat Avalani, Founder & CEO, Connecting the Dots Marketing Consultancy, Malaysia


  1. Anushia Kandasamy, Affiliate Advisor, Aberkyn Southeast Asia, Malaysia
  2. Cheryl Khor, Asia Pacific Operational Risk Leader, Deloitte, Malaysia
  3. Dr. Juliana Chan, Founder & CEO, Wildtype Media Group, Singapore

03:30PM    Expert Review: Future-Proof Leadership
Experts believe emotional intelligence helps create an ecosystem where creative thinking, innovation and growth happen organically. How can soft skills be used to drive successful organisatons?

Dr Benjamin Palmer, CEO, Genos International, Australia

04:30PM    Networking Break

05:00PM    End of session


Istana Hotel Kuala Lumpur City Centre (07.30PM- 10.30PM)


7.30PM     Arrival of Guests

8.00PM     Arrival of 

YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Bin Mohamad
Prime Minister of Malaysia
YABhg Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Bt Mohd Al

Welcome Address
YABhg Tun Haji Mohammed Hanif Bin Omar
Malaysian Institute of Management


AAMO Leadership and Recognition Awards

AAMO Visionary Leader and Nation Builder Award
YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Bin Mohamad
Acceptance Speech by YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Bin Mohamad

Departure of
YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Bin Mohamad
YABhg Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Bt Mohd Ali


  • The Organiser reserves the right to alter the content and timing of the programme in the best interest of the event and is not responsible for cancellations due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • The Organiser accepts no responsibility for statements made orally or in written material distributed by any role-players at the event. In addition, the Organiser is not responsible for any copying, republication or redistribution of such statements.
  • Tickets are not sold separately. Purchase of tickets allow you to access both the conference and dinner event.
  • Cancellations are not allowed. All tickets are non-refundable but transferable. 


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The Malaysian Institute of Management

MIM has been an integral part of human capital development in Malaysia across the region for the past five decades.

Through industry-led professional development programmes, MIM has helped people develop their competencies, improve their performances and embrace changes to drive success in their career and respective organisations/industries.

We take pride in having nurtured and supported thousands of executives, managers and leaders through our learning and development programmes, membership services and signature events.

The Malaysian Institute of Management is currently helming the presidency of the Asian Association of Management Organisations (AAMO), a 11-member organisation which promotes and supports the development of professional management in the Asia Pacific Region.

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Venue : InterContinental Kuala Lumpur (CONFERENCE) Hotel Istana KL City Centre (DINNER)