The Workforce of the Future: Global Trends & Technology

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Date(s) - Nov 8, 2019
8:30 am - 10:30 am


The Reverie Saigon


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Event Description


The world of work is changing. As the number of contingent workers is growing, companies are forced to reassess their current approaches to engaging workers, finding and retaining talent, driving performance and managing risk – they are no longer in the ‘driver’s seat’.

Through this event, we will explore how companies in South East Asia can create value for their employees by utilizing new technologies, understanding global and regional workforce trends, as well as learning how to manage workforce quality, efficiency and risk while reducing cost.


  1. Peter Oreb – General overview of industry trends, insights and future opportunities
  2. Paul Chiswick – Workforce management programs
  3. Connor Heaney – Direct Sourcing
  4. John Smith – Compliance
  5. Tracy Tran – Local market trends/insights


08:30 AMRegistration & Refreshment
09:00 AMWelcome Remarks
09:05 AMPresentation, followed by Q&A
10:30 AMQ&A


AmCham Members: VND 650,000 | Non-members: VND 800,000

Reservations/cancellations must be received by 24 hours before the event, and must be made on-line or by email. We are unable to accept reservations/cancellations by telephone.


Peter Oreb, Global CEO, CXC

Recognized for his passion and knowledge within the future of work space, Peter’s expertise covers contingent workforce management, HR outsourcing, risk & compliance, and talent solutions.

Peter started with the company in 2000, when CXC was just a small business of 10 employees. He has worked from sales, management, business ownership and now global CEO, experiencing firsthand the radical shift in the modern workforce towards contingent talent.

A true thought leader, Peter’s work and story have been featured in CPO Rising, Asian Entrepreneur, MoneyFM, and other major business publications and media.

Connor Heaney, Managing Director, CXC EMEA

Having spent most of his career in resource and talent management, Connor has accumulated significant experience within solutions sales, product development and operational delivery for CXC, in the UK and wider EMEA.

With a proven track record of successfully growing revenues, profits and teams, Connor is known for his passion for building and maintaining transformational relationships. Connor truly believes that “Customer is King” and, thus, is committed to play a part in their daily success stories, whilst executing the CXC vision in shaping the future of work.

Connor’s expertise has been featured in many major publications, such a Forbes.

John Smith, Managing Director, CXC America

John has over 20 years’ experience supporting corporations and human capital management organizations with global contingent workforce management solutions. John joined CXC in 2010 launching the Americas operations in the USA, Canada, Brazil, Mexico and Panama.

Well known for his expertise, John has been a featured speaker on the gig economy, global contractor management and compliance trends at Staffing Industry Analyst Executive Forum,’s Contract Talent Symposium, HRU Seattle & San Diego Forums and Executives Next Practice Conferences.

In February 2017, John was recognized as an HRO Magazine Leading Global Analyst.

Prior to CXC, John held leadership roles with CORESTAFF/Guidant Group, Ensemble/Chimes and The Albany Group.

Paul Chiswick, Director, Corporate Solutions

As Director of Corporate Solutions and a member of the Leadership Team, Paul’s role is focused on driving the best contract talent solutions for CXC’s existing and new clients. With his team of contingent workforce management specialists, Paul partners with clients in the design, implementation, delivery and transformation of their contingent workforce solutions.

The experience Paul has gained in this industry throughout Asia, Europe and here in Australia gives him the perfect foundation for advising CXC’s clients on initiatives to improve revenue, broaden access to talent, improve contractor quality, workforce insights and achieve better regulatory compliance.

Tracy Tran, Country Manager, Vietnam

Tracy Tran has been working in human resource consultancy services for over 14 years. She has a broad professional network as well as extensive knowledge of the human resource market in Vietnam.

She is often a guest speaker for Labour Market topics in various workshops (LBC), conferences (VSC group), seminars (VNHR Group) and universities in Ho Chi Minh City (RMIT, LOTUS, ECONOMIC).

Tracy received a B. Engineering degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, and a Diploma in business Management – ACE qualification. Previously, she worked as Business Growth Director at PeopleLink for a year, where she won a well-known nutrition company contract valued at US$5.4 B. She also set up the successful Executive Search Team for Le & Associates since 2010 – 2016, consisting of 18 local specialists.


The 244th Marine Corps Birthday Ball

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Date(s) - Nov 8, 2019
6:00 pm - 11:59 pm


The Reverie Saigon


Join the 244th U.S. Marine Corps Ball at The Reverie Saigon Hotel. Celebrating the founding of the U.S. Marine Corps in 1775, the Ball is an annual event to showcase and celebrate the history and tradition of the U.S. Marines. It is a formal event with military dignity and pageantry.
To purchase ticket(s), please contact Master Sergeant Michael Leonard or Sergeant Joseph Hossage. 
We look forward to seeing you at this year’s Marine Corps Birthday Ball!


Ticket: 2,100,000 VND / person


Regular Menu


Fish Terrine, Seared Japanese Scallop, Prawn Cocktail, Salmon Roe
(Terrine cá, Sò Điệp Nhật Áp Chảo, Tôm xốt cocktail và Trứng Cá Hồi)


Wild Mushroom Consommé, Organic Vegetables
(Súp Nấm Nước Trong, rau củ hữu cơ)

Main course

Seabass Fillet, Clams, Prawns, Light Tomato and Pinot Grigio Broth
(Phi-Lê Cá Chẽm, Nghêu, Tôm dùng với Nước Dùng Cà Chua Và vang trắng)

Braised USDA Beef Rib, Pumpkin Truffle Mash, Red Wine Reduction
(Sườn Bò Hầm, Bí Đỏ Nghiền Viên, Xốt Vang Đỏ Cô Đặc)


Caramel Crème Brûlée, Matcha Ice Cream, Sesame Tuille
(Bánh trứng nướng, Kem Vị Trà Xanh, Bánh Mè giòn

Vegetarian Set Menu

Bread Selection, French Butter
(Bánh Mì Tươi Nướng dùng kèm Bơ)


Deep Fried Vegetable and Herb Pockets
(Rau củ chiên và các loại húng thơm)

Celery, Walnut and Raisin Salad
(Xà lách cần tây, hạt óc chó và nho khô)

Papaya Dressing
(Xốt đu đủ)


Mushroom and Herb Chowder
(Súp nấm và húng quế)

Main course

Vegetable Puff on Stewed Tomato Zucchini
(Bánh puff nhân rau củ nướng với bí ngòi, cà chua hầm)

Fried Rice, Saffron Herb Cream
(Cơm chiên, xốt kem nghệ và húng)


Caramel Crème Brûlée, Matcha Ice Cream, Sesame Tuille
(Bánh trứng nướng, Kem Vị Trà Xanh, Bánh Mè giòn)

[Hanoi] 25th Anniversary Reception with the US Secretary of Commerce

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Date(s) - Nov 8, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Pan Pacific Hotel


AmCham Welcomes Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross

AmCham invites members to participate in a special event on November 8 to commemorate our 25th anniversary featuring United States Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and a delegation of visiting American business leaders.

Secretary Ross will listen to member concerns and will speak about the Trump Administration’s Indo-Pacific Strategy, his commitment to catalyze US private sector support of market-driven and sustainable infrastructure development around the world, and ongoing efforts to promote US economic and commercial activities in Vietnam. This is only the second official trade mission led by Secretary Ross and highlights the importance the US places on growing its commercial relationship with Vietnam.

Cost & Registration

This event is part of our year-long program to commemorate 25 years serving as the ‘Voice of American Business in Vietnam’. Anybody with an interest in seeing increased US-Vietnam commercial ties is welcome to attend and the entrance ticket includes food and drinks.

Space is limited and registration in advance is required by clicking on the button below or by calling the AmCham office at (84) 24.3934.2790.

Elevate your company’s profile by sponsoring this anniversary reception. Click HERE for sponsorship information.