Top workplaces foster greater innovation, with employees being 18% more innovative, 8% more inspired, and 9% more connected to their organization. 

Having said so, investing in top-notch workplaces cultivates a high-trust, high-performance culture and drives higher business returns. Digital dexterity and upskilling take precedence over experience and tenure. Smart machines become colleagues. Passion and purpose, rather than money, motivate employees. This shift signifies a complete transformation in the employee-workplace relationship.

Embracing this transformation and nurturing a fresh culture of productivity requires innovative solutions for collaboration, engagement, and connection. Understanding the significance of building a great workplace culture is imperative for organizations. This event aims to develop strategies that drive growth and creativity, enhance ties with business lines, boost organizational revenue, and improve employee engagement and satisfaction amidst budget constraints and competing priorities.


2:00 PM onwards
  • 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM


  • 2:45 PM – 2:50 PM

    Welcome Address

  • 2:50 PM – 3:10 PM

    Keynote: The Growth Tripple Play: Culture, Connection & Creativity

    A study by Great Place To Work India mentioned in a report that companies that prioritize innovation tend to outperform their peers in terms of growth, profitability, and overall success. What role does the Growth Triple Play of Culture, Connection, and Creativity play in driving organizational success and fostering innovation?

  • 3:10 PM – 4:40 PM

    Foundry on Enabling W3 through 3C's

    As the nature of work continues to evolve due to technological advancements, economic changes, and shifting societal expectations, creativity has become an increasingly valuable and essential skill.

    As the workplace continues to evolve due to technological advancements, changing demographics, and shifting work arrangements, effective connection-building becomes crucial. Remote work, cross functional and global teams is pushing the boundaries on the need for emotional intelligence, adaptability and change management.

    With the workplace becoming perimeter less the role of purpose and value and the leadership styles has become profound in shaping the future of workplace. 

  • 4:40 PM – 5:10 PM

    Networking Break

  • 5:10 PM – 5:30 PM

    Keynote: What does it take to be a Game Changer? Artificial Intelligence Vs Human Intelligence

    While organizations across industries widely practice agile delivery practices, few emerge as high performers that have fully embraced enterprise agility. The rise of AI has increased the demand for reskilling, with AI tools enhancing training content quality, reducing language barriers, and personalizing learning experiences. These tools are becoming essential for competitiveness, urging businesses to update their L&D approach.

  • 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM

    Panel Discussion: Driving the Effectiveness of ESG Initiatives

    Human Resources (HR) plays a crucial role in leading sustainability and environmental practices within an organization. As the function responsible for managing the workforce and influencing organizational culture, HR alone can drive sustainability initiatives that promote environmental responsibility and contribute to the overall well-being of the planet.

  • 6:00 PM – 6:20 PM

    Fireside Chat: Ready Every Employee

    Capabilities are the new black. As businesses prepare for the future of work, learning is more pivotal for growth than ever. Over 50% of organizations are now prioritizing learning strategies and developing a culture of continuous learning to keep up with the changing environment. In the backdrop, the task for Learning and Development (L&D) and HR leaders is to foster behavior, mindset, and organizational knowledge that drives innovation while building technical skills required for transformation.

  • 6:20 PM – 8:00 PM

    Networking Break

  • 8:00 PM – 8:30 PM

    People Pioneers Awards - Introduction and Awards Ceremony

  • 8:30 PM – Onwards

    Cocktails & Dinner

8:00 AM onwards
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

    Networking Breakfast

  • 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

    Masterclass 1: Unconscious Leadership

    The session would delve into the concept of leading with awareness and intention, exploring how leaders can navigate their unconscious biases, emotions, and behaviors to create a more inclusive, effective, and ethical work environment.

  • 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

    Masterclass 2: Data-Driven HR

    Examine the role of HR analytics and big data in decision-making. Learn how to leverage HR metrics and analytics for insights into workforce planning, performance, and diversity and inclusion.

  • 11:00 AM – Onwards



Jury 2024


Hema Ravichandar

Strategic, HR Advisor

Shiv Shivakumar

Former Group Executive President- Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Aditya Birla Group

Award Categories

Company of the Year

Large Enterprise

  • Future of Work Disruptor
  • Future of Workforce Disruptor
  • Future of Workplace Disruptor
  • Future of Learning Disruptor

Medium Enterprise

  • Future of Work Disruptor
  • Future of Workforce Disruptor
  • Future of Workplace Disruptor
  • Future of Learning Disruptor

Emerging Enterprise

  • Future of Work Disruptor
  • Future of Workforce Disruptor
  • Future of Workplace Disruptor
  • Future of Learning Disruptor

Digital Native Enterprise

  • Future of Work Disruptor
  • Future of Workforce Disruptor
  • Future of Workplace Disruptor
  • Future of Learning Disruptor

Our Sponsors & Partners

Presenting Partner
Knowledge Partner

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