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CIPM Sri Lanka – the national leader in human resources management, along with the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA) and the Asia-Pacific Federation of Human Resources Management (APFHRM), announced that the most important to the world, the ‘World Human Resources Congress 2021’, will be held from December 6-8, 2021 as a virtual conference experience in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

The theme of the congress “Exalting the professionals of people in the midst of a planetary pandemic: exploring, developing and excelling” is judiciously chosen, because the human factor is at the top of the spotlight in the midst of the planetary pandemic. The value-packed 3 days will debate digitization, disruption, diversity and due diligence regarding the distinct dimensions of human resource management with a selected panel of world-renowned speakers lined up to share insights and insights challenging enabling thought leadership in the new world of work. The prospectus, registration, the many sponsorship opportunities available and more information can be found at https://wfpmacongress.com/ which is the dedicated website for Word HR Congress 2021.

“We are proud to host this prestigious celebrity event in Sri Lanka. In a world disrupted by the pandemic, we need resilience as well as inspiring leadership to move forward. New expectations and new challenges have arisen in a new world of work and life. Innovation, best practices in people engagement and trust are essential to achieve sustainable growth and rebuild our future. The 2021 World HR Congress is the ideal place to deliberate on the challenges and opportunities of strategizing for the new HR agenda, ”said Jayantha Amarasinghe, President of the CIPM Sri Lanka.

“The World Congress is an opportunity to bring together the continental federations and national associations of 93 countries that make up WFPMA. As the premier federation of people management associations, we are a globally recognized authority to support the people management profession around the world. Combining thought-provoking speakers with networking opportunities, this is a ‘must-see’ congress that features some of the best and brightest minds in the global profession from people who will share the latest practices, research and innovations to grow your business. knowledge and help shape the future of your organization, ”said Bob Morton, President of WFPMA, inviting human resources professionals and business leaders to attend the Congress.

The virtual conference will consist of 4 plenary sessions, 4 round tables and 4 series of simultaneous technical sessions. The list of 21 experienced international speakers, speakers and panelists includes Johnny C. Taylor, Jr – President and CEO, Society for Human Resource Management-USA, Peter Cheese – CEO, Chartered Institute Personnel Development-UK, Sunita Bhuyan – Violinist and practitioner in human resources on well-being, Prof. TV Rao – President, TVRLS-India, Paul Mills – Chief People Officer Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team, and Dr. Archana Arcot – Assoc. VP HR Business Leader, Infosys McCamish-USA among many more experienced speakers.

“The World HR Congress comes at a crucial time for humanity. We face many complexities on top of this pandemic, juggling people, planet and profit. The new industrial age has already started and we are on the verge of the next great revolution, the 5th Industrial Revolution, where man and machine will dance together as technology will help humans dramatically increase labor productivity and align the return. on investment with purpose. However, it will take intentionality and moral clarity. Now that we are dealing with the corona pandemic, we will overcome it by getting used to the next normal where the world of work is most strained. The first celebrity event of the 2021 World HR Congress will explore, develop and excel in what matters in the new world of work and life, ”said Dhammika Fernando-President of the 2021 World HR Congress and Past President of CIPM Sri Lanka , President of the Asia-Pacific Federation. of human resources management, director of the board of directors of the WFPMA.

“Despite the catastrophe of a devastating pandemic, we are seeing the boom in people embracing businesses with a deeper awareness of the value of human well-being. The 2021 World Human Resources Congress invites human resources professionals to engage in a cutting-edge learning effort towards expansion, ”said Prof Ajantha Dharmasiri, co-chair of the 2021 World Human Resources Congress, who, in as former President of the CIPM, was instrumental in securing hosting rights during the previous World HR Congress, held in Chicago, USA, in 2018.

With the impressive roster of speakers and panelists sharing ideas and experiences, networking opportunities with like-minded professionals to share best practices in people management in the new world of work, the World HR Congress 2021 offers a rare opportunity for professionals and businesses. leaders to mitigate risks and challenges in a new world of work.


Sara H. Byrd

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