Day 1) 08:30

Registration, and Welcome Coffee

4th Floor

Day 1) 09:00


Mega trends and why the urgency?

The scale of the challenge and pace of change


  • Frances House, Institute for Human Rights and Business
  • Didier Bergeret, The Consumer Goods Forum
  • Dan Viederman, Humanity United
  • Brent Wilton, The Coca Cola Company

Day 1) 9:30

Keynote Address

  • William Lacy Swing, International Organization for Migration

Day 1) 09:45

Experience of the Migrant Worker: The Impact of Recruitment Fees


  • Anne Beatrice Jacobs, North South Initiative
  • Bhim Kumar Newar, Migrant Worker Network


  • Catherine Chen, Humanity United

Day 1) 10:30

Debt Burden

The costs of migration flows

The costs of corruption


  • Ray Jureidini, Hamad Bin Khalifa University
  • Marie Apostol, Fair Hiring Inc


  • David Schilling, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

Day 1) 11:30

Coffee Break

4th Floor

Day 1) 11:45

Breakout Panels

i) Technology and Transparency

    The role of technology to empower workers with information


  • Declan Croucher, Verité
  • Subash Sharma, Pravas
  • Anne Beatrice Jacobs, on behalf of ITUC Recruitment Advisor


  • John Morrison, Institute for Human Rights and Business

ii) Judicial and Non-Judicial Remedy (5th Floor, Room D)

    Prosecution of illegal brokers

    Legal redress for victims of forced labour


  • Archana Kotecha, Liberty Asia
  • Andrey Sawchenko, International Justice Mission 
  • Philip Fishman, International Labour Organization


  • Anna Platonova, International Organization for Migration

Day 1) 12:45


4th Floor

Day 1) 13:45

Are we Moving Fast Enough? What are the Markers?

Leadership and collective action:

Driving supply chain compliance 

Accelerating progress through targeted advocacy

Collaboration with suppliers


  • Marika McCauley Sine, Mars Inc
  • Emily Kunen, Nestlé
  • Tu Rinsche, Marriott
  • Doug Nystrom, Walmart


  • Shawn MacDonald, Verité

Day 1) 14:45

The Costs to Business of Transition to Employer Pays

Developing a financially viable model  of ethical recruitment

Compelling compliance – Qatar universal payment pilot

Working with suppliers to ensure employer pays models of recruitment

The role of the supplier – challenges and opportunities


  • Mark Taylor, Issara Institute
  • Rosey Hurst, Impactt
  • Jay Celorie, HP Inc
  • Priya Chingen, Princes Tuna


  • Steve Gibbons, Ergon Associates

Day 1) 15:45

Coffee Break

4th Floor

Day 1) 16:00

Levers for Accelerating Progress

TIP report and dialogue with governments

Professionalising the recruitment industry

Investors driving a focus on recruitment

Modern slavery reporting


  • Leigh Anne DeWine, US Department of State
  • Bob Mitchell, Responsible Labour Initiative
  • Pia Rudolfsson Goyer, Council on Ethics, Norwegian Government Pension Fund
  • Steve Gibbons, Ergon Associates


  • Elizabeth Frantz, Open Society Foundation

Day 1) 17:00

The Ten Year Roadmap


  • Marc Capistrano, Staffhouse
  • Marcela Manubens, Unilever
  • Sarah Tesei, Vinci


  • Dan Viederman, Humanity United

Day 1) 17:30

Day 1 Reflections

  • John Morrison, Institute for Human Rights and Business

Day 1) 18:00


Hosted by Responsible Business Alliance and Know The Chain

4th Floor

Day 2) 07:30

Welcome Coffee

​4th Floor

Day 2) 08:00


  • Didier Bergeret, The Consumer Goods Forum

Day 2) 08:10

Advancing Recruitment Practices to Prevent Forced Labour

Mapping recruitment agency landscape 

IRIS - moving certification forward

Auditing the recruitment process

‘Employer Pays’ as a viable business model


  • Greg Priest, Inter IKEA Group
  • Lara White, International Organization for Migration
  • Marc Capistrano, Staffhouse (Philippines)
  • Scott Stiles, Fair Employment Agency (Hong Kong)


  • Neill Wilkins, Institute for Human Rights and Business

Day 2) 09:00

Keynote Address

  • Andrew Forrest, Chairman and Founder, Fortescue Metals Group

Day 2) 09:15

High Level Panel: The Bali Process

Driving Modern Slavery Legislation

The Bali Process Government and Business Forum as a strategic platform for public private partnerships in the region

Recent trends with growing business efforts to support modern slavery legislation globally


  • Dennis Kwok, Government of Hong Kong
  • Geoff Shaw, Australia’s Ambassador for People Smuggling and Human Trafficking
  • Chevaan Daniel, Group Director Capital Maharaja Group


  • Jenn Morris, Walk Free Foundation

Day 2) 10:30


Day 2) 11:00

High Level Panel: Joining Forces to Combat Forced Labour

Call to Action for Business and Government

(Journalists in attendance)


  • Grant Reid, CEO, Mars Inc
  • William Lacy Swing, Director-General, International Organization for Migration
  • Andrew Forrest, Chairman and Founder, Fortescue Metals Group; Chairman, Minderoo Foundation


  • Isabel Hilton, CEO, China Dialogue

Day 2) 12:30


Hosted by International Labour Organization

Day 2) 13:00

Launch of ILO Global Business Network on Forced Labour and Human Trafficking Initiative

Opening remarks:

  • Karrie Peterson, ‎International Relations Officer- Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking - ‎U.S. Department of Labor; Bureau of International Labor Affairs


  • Deborah France-Massin, Director, ILO Bureau for Employers' Activities;
  • Beate Andrees, Chief of the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work Branch, ILO Governance and Tripartism Department
  • Laura Chapman-Rubbo, Director, International Labor Standards, The Walt Disney Company
  • Didier Bergeret, Director Social Sustainability & GSCP at The Consumer Goods Forum
  • Mustain Billah, Head of Policy & Resource, Leathergoods and Footwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) 


  • Brent Wilton, Director Global Workplace Rights, The Coca-Cola Company

Day 2) 14:00

The International Tourism Partnership

ITP: Principles Against Forced Labour

The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) will launch a set of Principles for the global hotel industry on forced labour and human trafficking to counter such practices in recruitment and employment globally.  The ITP Principles on Forced Labour are a model of sectoral engagement on this issue, aligned with the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)’s Priority Indusgtry Principles. This event will be an opportunity to learn about the collective journey of hotel companies on human rights and their experience in addressing risks in the labour supply chain globally.  The official launch of the ITP Principles on Forced Labour will be followed by a panel discussion with hotel companies, moderated by John Morrison, CEO of the Institute for Human Rights and Business. 

How can the hospitality industry address forced labour within their operations?

Senior Representative Keynotes:

  • Rivero Delgado, Area Vice President - Singapore, Malaysia and The Maldives, Marriott
  • Arne Sorenson, CEO, Marriott (by video)
  • Michael Blanding, Director Corporate Responsibility, Asia, Middle East and Africa and Greater China, IHG
  • George Turner, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Company Secretary, IHG ( by video)
  • Jules Kerby, VP Corporate Affairs, APAC, Hilton
  • Robert Chessen, Senior Vice President Resources, Radisson Hotel Group Asia-Pacific
  • Representative TBC, Wyndham

Moderated Discussion:

  • Tu Rinsche, Director, Social Impace and Global Responsibility, Marriott
  • Russell Vickers, Senior Director, Compliance, APAC, Hilton
  • Michael Blanding, Director Corporate Responsibility, Asia, Middle East and Africa and Greater China, IHG
  • Jessica Schultz, Senior Manager, Community Engagement, Hyatt


  • John Morrison, Insitute for Human Rights and Business

Q&A and Close

Day 2) 15:00

Final Remarks

  • John Morrison, Institute for Human Rights and Business
  • Didier Bergeret, The Consumer Goods Forum

Day 2) 15:30


Hosted by International Labour Organization

Day 2) 16:30

Close of Forum