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About HERO 2018

Hero Summit is about celebrating Education Leaders like you. This is the 1st International Employability and University Branding Summit to ever gather education leaders to achieve HIGHER EMPLOYABILITY RESULTS AND OPPORTUNITIES (HERO) and start a movement that champion excellence in branding and development of higher employability skills quotient among universities.

Handpicked as one of our esteemed founding members and HERO partners, you shall enjoy all the HERO incentives as follows:

Get Inspired

High and in-demand linkage with industries that boost collaborative projects and increase your rate of employment.

Meet New Faces

Opportunity to TALK and SHARE during the post-plenary. You will be given 5 minutes to share relevant information about your university for other participants to learn from.

Fresh Tech Insights

Recipient of Employability Assessment Tool Package from Aspiring Minds.

Networking Session

Your whole management team shall be entitled to be nominated for conferment of membership by Royal Institution of Singapore

Global Event

Institutional recipient of a Recognition as An Agent of Change by the Singapore Institute of Multidisciplinary Professions.

Take Pride

HERO SUMMIT takes pride in its pool of highly committed speakers in making a difference in embracing global brand, uploading passion to develop the Global Filipino and making the Philippines a country of choice for its excellent and hireable labor force.

Changi Cove


August 26 - 28, 2018

09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

100 Available Seats

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Free Lunch & Snacks

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Event Schedules

An organized School Visit to Select Singapore Academic Institutions and Universities

Location: Venue

Who's Speaking?

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Dr. Raymond Cheng

CEO, Wyith Institute, Hong Kong

Dr. Cheng is a highly sought-after management consultant, business process analyst, as well as expert in the business intelligence industry with over 20 years of experience (mainly e-commerce and I.T. based projects related to the commercialization of research, product development and its related manufacturing processes, transport and logistics, marketing, branding and the associated digital asset management, etc.). An Oxford University alumnus in Software Engineering (with Distinction), Cheng’s interests span from I.T., production and logistics, e-business, language and culture, marketing, to training and development – anything related to world trade, international markets, social trends, and the global supply chain that affects the sociopolitical economy. He is now an independent analyst, a pan-Asia business and investment strategist, a media researcher, an adjunct professor, a commentator, as well as a qualified cultural briefing consultant.

Ms. Penny Bongato

Author, Career Shift

Ms. Bongato or “Penny” is the first Filipino Certified Canfield Trainer in the Success Principles, having been trained by Jack Canfield himself. conducts programs such as “Strategies of Success,” “How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be” in several public workshops and organizations. She has assisted Jack Canfield in his programs in the US. An engineer by education, Penny completed two engineering degrees – Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management Engineering at De La Salle University. She completed her Masters in Business Administration, Regis Program at Ateneo Graduate School of Business. She is also a Success and Life Coach. She is a Director and co-founder of PowerinU Training and Coaching Philippines Inc. Penny’s goal is to touch the lives of 100,000 Filipinos, to dream big and be the best that Filipinos can be. She continues to stay aligned with her passion and purpose.

Ms. Vida Arciaga

Former Vice President for Human Resources EXL Service Philippines, Inc.

Vida has 30 years of experience in the HR practice across industries - academe, manufacturing, semiconductor and electronics, agribusiness and the IT-BPM industry, mostly in a leadership role. Vida is known as a passionate and dedicated partner of local government units in the provinces, industry and various professional associations, several schools and universities nationwide and small and budding organizations that contribute to national growth and development. Within her own organizations, she is also known as a strategic partner in business and has brought her HR teams to the front and not merely as a support function. She consistently and actively contributes to the continuing education of leaders and professionals through her learning forum on social media. Vida holds a degree in Mass Communication major in Journalism from the University of the Philippines and a master’s degree in Industrial Relations from the University of the Philippines through scholarship and with the award for academic excellence.

Dr. Yogesh Bhatt

Vice President & Director – Manipal Global

Dr. Yogesh Kumar Bhatt heads academic development and delivery of professional learning programs in the area of Information Technology, Data Science, Digital Marketing, and Leadership among others. He has over two decades of rich experience involving employee competency development, education, training, delivery and consulting in Information Technology sector. Prior to this, he was associated with the IT Major Infosys for over 16 years where he headed the training and competency development requirements of Consulting and Systems Integration. Dr. Bhatt is a Graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Post-Graduate from CEPT University, Ahmedabad and Fellow (Doctorate) from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad.

Nagendran Sundararajan

Head – Manipal Global, International Business

Nagendran (Nagie) heads the International business at Manipal Global and has rich experience of working with education, engineering and technology based companies in his career spanning over two decades. He has contributed extensively in developing applications and solutions for solving business problems across industries and has been in the forefront of imparting skills. Through various initiatives, Nagie has contributed significantly to the testing & assessment industry for over 7 years. Nagie is an engineering graduate and has an MBA from Bellevue University, USA.

Balaji Sankaran

Head – Digital Solutions

Balaji is Head of Digital Solutions at Manipal Global. He has extensive track record in technology led business transformative initiatives with specific focus on Education and Publishing verticals. At Manipal, he is responsible for digital customer experience, Digital Learning and Assessment platforms, Online Consumer Acquisition and Course Marketplace. Prior to Manipal Global, Balaji was with Infosys in roles spanning Consulting, Digital Product Incubation and Business Transformation leveraging technology. Balaji specializes in building digital products and platforms with intuitive experience, immersive content and AI driven insights to deliver learning and academic outcomes.


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About Royal Institution
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Who to meet

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Mr. Nikhil Chopra

Redefine Learning - President and Principal Consultant

Dr. Athena Georgene Ang-Cabacang

President, Royal Institution, Singapore

Ms. Sharon Chong

CEO, Singapore Institute of Multidisciplinary Professions

Mr. Rafeal Chua

VP for Business Development, Singapore Institute of Multidisciplinary Professions

Dr. Glenn Cabacang

Chairman, Ascendens Asia Group

Ms. Angela Kennedy

President, Carnegie Speech International


Take advantage of the opportunity to sign MOAs/MOUs with the following international linkages partners for specified key areas/objectives for collaboration.

Ascendens Asia Group

International Research Publication and Leadership Development.

Singapore Institute of Multidisciplinary Professions

Professional Certifications and Credentialing

Royal Institution of Singapore

Global Recognition and Status

Manipal Global

IT and Data Science - Industry Collaboration

Aspiring Minds

Employability Quotient Assessment- Industry Collaboration

Carnegie Mellon's Carnegie Speech USA

Spoken English Development- Solutions Partner

Career FLOW

Training Employability Coaches- Advocate Collaboration


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Our Pricing

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Premier Registration
10% off on or before July 30, 2018

US$ 880

or PHP 47,080
  • HERO Summit Membership
  • Summit Fee for 3 days
  • 2- room night accommodation /(twin sharing) with breakfast at Changi Cove
  • Event meals ( (1) dinner, (2) lunch, (2) morning snacks, (2) afternoon snacks)
  • Employability Immersion Tour
  • Airport transfers
  • Conferment with Royal Institution Singapore
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Alpha Registration
20% off on or before July 30, 2018

US$ 600

or PHP 32,100
  • HERO Summit Membership
  • Summit fee for 3 days
  • Event meals ( (1) dinner, (2) lunch, (2) morning snacks, (2) afternoon snacks)
  • Employability Immersion Tour
  • Observer to the Conferment with Royal Institution Singapore
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Special Registration

US$ 280

or PHP 14,980

US$ 450

or PHP 24,075

(ROYAL INSTITUTION OF SINGAPORE CONFEREE, attending on the 3RD day for the conferment only)
RATE: USD$280 | PHP14,980 (Fellows, Senior Members and Members)
RATE: USD$450 | PHP24,075 (Doctor Fellows and Senior Fellows)

  • Conferment with Royal Institution Singapore on Day 3
  • Meals during the conferment ceremony

Conferment of Membership by Royal Institution of Singapore is inclusive of:

  • Robe Rental
  • Certificate of Registration, Pledge, ID
  • Medallion for Doctor Fellows, Senior Fellows, Fellows
  • Pin for Senior Members
  • RI bag
  • RI SuperNews

DISCLAIMER: Evaluation of membership rank shall be based on submitted documents. Ranks shall be decided by the Royal Instition of Singapore's Membership Committee only and the HERO Organising Committee is not involved in any way

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General Benefits

HERO Summit 2018

Founding Member and HERO Partner receives

Check List

  • HERO Citation
  • Employability Assessment Tool Amounting to $5,000 USD
  • Opportunity to Talk and Share
  • Support in Improving University Brand
  • An opportunity to be conferred with Royal Institution Singapore
  • Industry linkages and partnerships
  • Recognition as an Agent of Change by the Singapore Institute of Multidisciplinary Professions

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