1. Banking and Finance
UOB Scan Hub will share their journey towards an integrated employment model as well as success stories from embracing employees with diverse abilities and strengths. Find out how UOB has addressed business needs and staff turnover rates while creating meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities for talents with different and complementary abilities.
UOB Scan Hub is a centre of excellence for the digitisation and archiving of the Bank’s customer documents. Since 2013, Scan Hub has collaborated with the Autism Resource Centre and SPD to employ suitable candidates for the department. Today, 30% of the Scan Hub team are employees with disabilities
First Vice President, UOB Scan Hub, Group Technology & Operations
Chiang May Yee
Vice President, UOB Scan Hub, Group Technology & Operations
Pan Pacific Hotels Group will share how their approach towards inclusive hiring has successfully built a culture which supports disability inclusion in the workplace. They will also touch on the various initiatives they have implemented and tapped on within the community, to provide meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities for individuals with special needs.
Pan Pacific Hotels Group is a wholly-owned hotel subsidiary of Singapore-listed UOL Group Limited, one of Asia's most established hotel and property companies with an outstanding portfolio of investment and development properties.
Based in Singapore, Pan Pacific Hotels Group owns and/or manages 40 hotels, resorts and serviced suites with more than 12,000 rooms including those under development in Asia, Oceania, North America and Europe.
Voted “Best Regional Hotel Chain” by Travel Weekly Asia Readers' Choice in 2017, Pan Pacific Hotels Group comprises two acclaimed brands: its signature brand, Pan Pacific and its deluxe brand, PARKROYAL.
Sincerity is the hallmark of Pan Pacific Hotels Group. The Group is known to its guests, partners, associates and owners for its sincerity in people and the sense of confidence which alleviates the stresses of today’s complex world.
Vice President, Serviced Suites, Pan Pacific Hotels Group
3. Singapore Business Network on DisAbility (SBNoD)
Hear from some member companies of the Singapore Business Network on DisAbility (SBNoD) on their journey and experience in inclusive hiring. They will share some of the critical success factors and practical insights to enabling your organization to be an inclusive employer.
SBNoD is a community of large multinational and domestic businesses in Singapore to share expertise, experience, networks and resources to help advance the equitable inclusion of persons with disabilities in the workforce.
Vice President, Group Sustainability, Singtel
Associate, Group Sustainability, Singtel
Director, Deutsche Bank AG
Vice President, AIG APAC Holdings
Ong Hua Han
Client Outreach Analyst, Deutsche Bank AG
4. Social Enterprises
Hear from two social enterprises which have successfully harnessed the talents and skills of persons with autism spectrum disorder. They will share the critical success factors for a social enterprise's sustainability, and the collaboration and partnership models that have enabled them.
Autism Resource Centre is a non-for-profit charity based in Singapore whose mission is to help individuals with an autism spectrum disorder maximise their potential in life through advocacy and provision of services in education, employment and empowering of family caregivers and professionals.
EDEN + ELIE is a Singapore-based jewellery brand with a social mission to connect conscious consumers with inspired, modern designs, crafted using traditional bead-weaving techniques, by our team of local artisans from the autism community.
Deputy Executive Director, Autism Resource Centre (Singapore)
Founder, EDEN + ELIE
Digitisation is transforming the Singapore economy. As the digital and IT sectors grow, how can employers in these sectors tap persons with disabilities as a talent resource?
Come and hear from Singtel and Trampolene who have successfully hired and integrated persons with disabilities in their workforce. Singtel will share about the trends and the type of jobs in the digital sector, and the key skills needed for the roles. Trampolene will talk about their journey of inclusive hiring, share tips on supporting employees with autism, and the opportunities of placing them in data-related roles such as programmers and analysts.
Dickson Tan (who has visual impairment) will also share his internship experiences in the digital industry to help employers think about how to support persons with disabilities.
Singtel Group is Asia's leading communications group, and provides a diverse range of services including fixed, mobile, data, internet, TV, infocomms technology (ICT) and digital solutions. Singtel has participated in several inclusive hiring initiatives and apart from hiring persons with disabilities, Singtel has offered internships and mentorships to many students with disabilities in the last few years.
Trampolene is a non-profit organization which mission is to develop technological solutions and services primarily for charities, voluntary welfare organisations, social enterprises, social institutions and other social sector organisations, cultural and arts organisations, and sports organisations, and to supply such solutions and services to such organisations. The organization comprises a team of data scientists, computer engineers, psychologists, behaviour scientists, biologists and medical professionals, with the passion and perseverance towards attaining the goal of a more inclusive and equitable world.
Manager, Talent Acquisition, Singtel
NUS Graduating Student, Former Intern with GovTech and Singtel
Co-Founder & CEO, Trampolene Limited