Conference Day 2 (4 December 2020)

Check the program below. Links to respective Zoom meetings will be posted here, but passwords will be shared privately. Please keep a copy of the online conference brochure at all times so that you will be able to join the meetings. Please click the title or code link to access the presentation abstract.

Morning Sessions


Plenary Session 3
9:00 AM – 10:20 AM (Philippine Time)
Responding to Emerging Challenges: National and Regional Experience in Labor and Employment Policy and Skills Development
Chair: Greg Bamber, Monash University

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Concurrent Session B1: Current Challenges for Malaysian HRM and Employment Relations and way forward
10:30 AM – 11:50 AM (Philippine Time)
Chair: Oscar Dousin, Universiti Malaysia Sabah

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Concurrent Session B2: COVID-19 and the Future of Labor and Employment Relations
10:30 AM – 11:50 AM (Philippine Time)
Chair: Maragtas Amante, UP School of Labor and Industrial Relations

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Concurrent Session B3: Changes in work organization and employment arrangements
10:30 AM – 11:50 AM (Philippine Time)
Chair: Ramon Certeza, UP School of Labor and Industrial Relations

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Afternoon Sessions

Concurrent Session B4: Skilled labor mobility and migration: Challenges and opportunities
1:00 PM – 2:20 PM (Philippine Time)
Chair: Joseph Zveglich Jr., Asian Development Bank

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Concurrent Session B5: Organizational culture, career development, and labor relations management
1:00 PM – 2:20 PM (Philippine Time)
Chair: Benjamin Velasco, UP School of Labor and Industrial Relations

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Concurrent Session B6: Graduate Student Forum 2
1:00 PM – 2:20 PM (Philippine Time)
Chair: Virgel Binghay, UP School of Labor and Industrial Relations

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Concurrent Session D1: Labor Market Challenges and Policy Implications
2:30 PM – 3:50 PM (Philippine Time)
Chair: Emily Christi Cabegin, UP School of Labor and Industrial Relations

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Concurrent Session D2: Cross-border migration
2:30 PM – 3:50 PM (Philippine Time)
Chair: Rebecca Samson-Gaddi, UP School of Labor and Industrial Relations

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Concurrent Session D3: Digitalization for Better Work
2:30 PM – 3:50 PM (Philippine Time)
Chair: Xiangquan Zeng, Renmin University of China

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Closing Ceremony
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM (Philippine Time)


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