B33 | Unlocking the Future of HR: Navigating Megatrends, Adaptation Imperatives and New Skillsets

  • Room: Bellagio Ballroom 3
  • Session Number: B33
Thursday, April 25, 2024: 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM


Dr. Dieter Veldsman
Chief Scientist HR and OD
The Academy to Innovate HR


The world of work is undergoing a profound transformation, necessitating a strategic shift in the scope, role and value of HR professionals. Deiter Veldsman will delve into five megatrends shaping the future of HR: from automation and remote work to labor market changes and sustainability. He’ll then analyze the imperative for HR models to adapt as well as new capabilities emerging to solve business challenges in shaping culture, skills development and sustainable practice. Lastly, he’ll examine the changing success profile of future HR professionals.

Session Type

Learning Objectives

1) Understand 5 megatrends influencing HR.
2) Apply a blueprint for HR professional upskilling based on a T-shaped HR Professional Model.
3) Learn 3 key actions for HR teams to prepare for the future.


  • Culture Transformation