Overview of ARHCW 2017

Over 300 delegates came together for the sixth installation of the Asia Remote Health & Corporate Wellness Conference 2017. Leading experts in the fields of occupational health, clinical medicine, corporate wellness, and global security shared their experience and ideas in the largest Asia Remote Conference to-date, according to this year's theme: The Resilient Workforce in a Digital Age.

A View of ARHCW 2017

Agenda for ARHCW 2017

Time Grand Ballroom A - Event Details Grand Ballroom B - Event Details
08:30AM - 08:50AM


08:50AM - 09:00AM

Dr Myles Neri, Group Medical Director, Medical Services, International SOS

09:00AM - 10:00AM

KEYNOTE: Digital health – Challenges and solutions to measuring Return on Investment (ROI)

Dr Zubin J Daruwalla, Director & Healthcare Lead, PWC South East Asia Consulting

10:00AM - 10:15AM


10:15AM - 11:15AM


Dr Greg Jakubowski, Regional Medical Director, Corporate Solutions, Asia, International SOS

  • Shell’s Care, Human Performance and Productivity (CHPP) Drive
    Dr Surya Kumar, Regional Manager, Asia Pacific, Shell Health
    Dr Mark Ng, Occupational Health Physician, Shell Eastern Petroleum Pte. Ltd
  • Health & Wellness at Facebook
    Goh Pei Hwee, Regional Benefits Specialist, Life@/Benefits, Facebook Asia Pacific
11:15AM - 12:15PM


Country Focus : INDIA

Paul Doucet – Regional Security Manager, Security Solutions APAC, International SOS and Control Risks

  • Outlook and Perspectives: Travel Security Environment in India
    Udit Mehta, Regional Security Manager, South Asia, International SOS & Control Risks
  • Medical Realities of Care in Sub-continent
    Priya Bohra, Environment, Health and Safety Lead, Capgemini India
  • Digital Health & Wellness in India
    Dr Ratnakar Koyande, Senior Medical Officer, Reliance Industries Ltd
12:15PM - 01:30PM

LUNCH – for all participants


  • Diagnosing and Treating Infections at Remote Areas
    Dr Wong Sin Yew, MBBS (S’pore), M Med (Int Med) (S’pore), FAMS (Infectious Diseases), Infectious Disease Physician, Infectious Disease Specialist ™ Group
  • Preventing Infections
    Dr Lam Mun San, MBBS (S’pore), MRCP (UK), M Med (Int Med) (S’pore), FAMS (Infectious Diseases), Infectious Disease Physician, Infectious Disease Specialists™ Group
01:30PM - 03:00PM

Breakout Session 1

The Resilient Remote Worker & Expat Family

  • Employee Assistance Programmes
  • Mental Health & Proper Training and Preparedness
  • Cost of Failed Postings & Overlooked issues and its Legal Responsibilities

Dr. Philippe Guibert, Regional Medical Director, Consulting Services, Asia, International SOS

Speakers / Panellists:

  • Dr Grant Logan, Regional Medical Director, ConocoPhillips, Asia
  • Glen Cloney, Asia Pacific QHSES Manager, McDermott International
  • Ms Krystal Tang, EAP Clinical Case Manager, WPO SG Service Centre

Breakout Session 1

Resilience of the Mind and Body :
What Aches our Bones & Stresses our Brains?

Dr. Greg Jakubowski, Regional Medical Director, Corporate Solutions, Asia, International SOS

  • Corporate Health and Wellness: Solutions for mobile workforce in a global and digital environment
    Dr Jean Jacques Bernatas, Medical Doctor, Asia Development Bank
  • Connected Health @ Huawei
    Christine Jiang, Group Executive of Health & Wellness, Huawei Technologies
  •  Resilience in the Workplace – Weathering the Storm
    Dr Indigo Triplett, CEO, Author and Speaker, 4D Performance
  • Panel Discussion
03:00PM - 03:30PM


03:30PM - 05:00PM

Breakout Session 2

Fatigue Management at the Remote Site

Dr. David Teo, Regional Medical Director, Assistance, Asia, International SOS

  • Fatigue Management at Work
    Dr Nizam, Jemoin, Specialist, Occupational Health, Petroliam Nasional Berhad
  • Research on Fatigue Management
    Tey Lian Kheng Frederick, PhD, Programme Manager, Combat Performance Programme 2, DSO National Laboratories
  • Fatigue Management at an Oil Refinery
    Alfred Seet, Human Factors Lead, Asia Pacific, Shell
  • Beyond the Emergency Response Plan
    Ahmad Hafeez Bin Ramli, HSE Manager – MEAP & Sakhalin Island, Baker Hughes Malaysia
  • Panel Discussion

Breakout Session 2

Practical Realities:
The Nuts & Bolts of a Health & Wellness Centre

Dr Low Kiang Wei, Senior Medical Advisor, Assistance, Singapore, International SOS

  • A Robust Clinic Design in Malaysia
    Dr Rohini Kamalanathan VH, Senior Director, Health & Wellness / Asia Medical Clinics, Western Digital APAC
  • The ABCs of a Wellness Program
    Dr Cheesan Lee, Medical Director, P&G
  • Contrasting Emergencies at Urban Sites with Remote Sites
    Ronaldo Paungan, Security Emergency Services Manager, Tiger Resorts (Okada Manila)
  • Panel Discussion
05:00PM - 07:00PM