About the Convention

Are you a HR Professional in the Southern Region looking to transform your HR/IR management to enable your business to succeed? Then this is definitely THE event for you!

The MECA Convention, a popular yearly affair among HR Practitioners in the country is set to pave its way in the Southern Region for the second year running. The 2nd MECA South HR/IR Convention will be featuring notable experts in the HR/IR field including leading Lawyers, Judges, seasoned HR Practitioners and officials from the HR Ministry . Salient HR/IR issues faced by clients in the Southern Region will be the main focus in this year's Convention.


  1. Conceptualise best practices to implement world class HR/IR initiatives.
  2. Protect your organisation from damaging effects of ill-advised employment decisions.
  3. Design cutting edge principles to successfully retain talents.
  4. Build confidence in dealing with complex employment law issues.
  5. Develop deeper understanding of litigation and the rationale of judges.
  6. Drive employment climate to its maximum by marrying ER & IR issues.


  1. The HR/IR Stream on the 1st day of the Convention allows you to choose your preferred choice stream.
  2. A fresh line up of speakers (local & international) ranging from seasoned Judges/Lawyers & HR Practitioners.
  3. Various partners and exhibitors to bring a new perspective to your HR management process. Do expect some new and modernised concepts which may be an eye-opener for you!

Register now to be a part of a changed and envisioned workforce as we look forward to help you improve on your HR/IR competencies!



Mr. Dharmen Sivalingam


Dharmen Sivalingam & Partners

Mr. Anthony Raja Devadoss

Vice President, APAC with the Outsourcing & Consulting Group of Kelly Services

Managing Director BTI Consultants

Mr. Victor Gan

Managing Director,

MECA South

Mr. Wei Kwang Woo

Partner, Wong & Partners

Member Firm of Baker & McKenzie International

Mr. Raymond TC Low


Shearn Delamore & Co

Mr. Donovan Cheah


Donovan & Ho

Tuan Haji Arip

Management Services PLT,

Maju Media

Mr. Manish Mehta

Co-Founder and Business Director,

Propay Partners

Mr. Amitava Saha

Sr. VP & Head of Human Resources,

Biocon Pvt Ltd

Prashant Chadha

Managing Director,

Aon Hewitt Malaysia & Brunei

Mr. Justin Lee


Dharmen Sivalingam & Partners

Mr. Jaxton Cheah


Talent Intelligence

Ms. Reena Enbasegaram


Shearn Delamore & Co.


Who Should Attend
CEO's, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors, Heads, Senior Managers, Managers, Executives of:
  • Industrial Relations
  • Human Resource
  • Recruitment
  • Trade Unions
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Training & Development
  • In-House Counsel
  • Industry Associations and Employer Groups
  • Employee Relations
  • All HR Professionals
  • Legal Practitioners

Banking & Finance, Oil & Gas, FMCG, Energy & Utilities, Airline, Manufacturing, Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Telecommunications, Insurance, Logistics & Transportation, Entertainment & Media, Tourism & Hospitality, Government Administration, IT & Communication, Food & Beverage, Private Sectors


Place your interest for HR/IR Convention 2017
2 Days Convention


MECA Member
  • RM 1,800
Non Member
  • RM 2,600
  • * All fees are on per pax basics and not inclusive of 6% GST





2, Jalan Permas 11/19, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya
81750 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia