8:00 am

Conference Registration & Networking

8:45 am What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality

  • Amy Radley Global Head of Life Sciences - LEAP HR, Hanson Wade

8:50 am Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content

  • Andy Dawson Head of Human Resources, Entasis Therapeutics

Challenging Traditional Thinking Around Talent Attraction & Retention

9:00 am Discover: Reimagining the Future of TA in Life Sciences: How Can We Collaborate to Drive Sustainable Innovation?

  • Andy Dawson Head of Human Resources, Entasis Therapeutics

9:20 am Discover: Tackling the High Cost of Turnover in the Life Sciences Industry

9:40 am Discover: Rethinking Employee Experience in a Growing Life Sciences Business

  • Lisa DiPaolo Senior Vice President of North American Human Resources & Global Head of Talent Acquisition, Ipsen

10:00 am Develop: What Do We Need to Challenge About Our Approach to Talent?

  • Andy Dawson Head of Human Resources, Entasis Therapeutics
  • Nancy Fairchild Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Luminex
  • Lisa DiPaolo Senior Vice President of North American Human Resources & Global Head of Talent Acquisition, Ipsen

10:15 am Action: What One Thing Will Now Change About How You Attract & Develop Talent?

10:30 am

Speed Networking & Refreshments

Cracking the Life Sciences Culture Code

11:10 am Discover: Integrating Total Wellbeing into a Thriving Culture: A Contemporary Approach to Attracting, Retaining & Sustaining High-Performing Talent

  • Nancy Vitale Co-Founder & Managing Partner - Former CHRO, Partners for Wellbeing - Genentech

11:30 am Discover: Cultivating a Purpose-Driven Culture in a Hyper-Growth Biotech Company

  • Ashwin Datt Chief People Officer, Gyroscope Therapeutics

11:50 am Develop: What are the Keys to Developing a Scalable Culture Where Innovation Thrives in a Dynamic Life Sciences Company?

  • Nancy Vitale Co-Founder & Managing Partner - Former CHRO, Partners for Wellbeing - Genentech
  • Ashwin Datt Chief People Officer, Gyroscope Therapeutics

12:05 pm Action: What is the Single Biggest Thing You Could Change About Your Approach to Culture to Achieve the Biggest Impact in Your Biopharma Business?

12:20 pm

Networking Lunch Break

1:20 pm Discover: Fireside Chat with CEO and HR – Cultivating and Nurturing a Winning Leadership Team to Drive Better Business Outcomes

  • John McHutchison Chief Executive Officer & President, Assembly Biosciences
  • Jennifer Troia Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Organization Development, Assembly Biosciences

1:40 pm Develop: What are the Keys to Building a Strong Partnership Between the CEO and HR Function?

  • John McHutchison Chief Executive Officer & President, Assembly Biosciences
  • Jennifer Troia Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Organization Development, Assembly Biosciences

2:10 pm Action: What One Thing Will You Do To Cultivate a Strong Partnership with Other Business Leaders?

2:30 pm

Afternoon Networking Break

Gaining a Competitive Talent Edge

3:00 pm Discover: Reimagining Total Rewards to Compete for Life Sciences Talent

3:20 pm Discover: How BioMarin Pharmaceuticals is Competing in the Talent War Across Life Sciences

  • James Brandt Vice President of Total Rewards & HR Systems, BioMarin Pharmaceuticals

3:40 pm Develop: What Do We Need to Do to Win the War for Talent?

  • James Brandt Vice President of Total Rewards & HR Systems, BioMarin Pharmaceuticals
  • Meaghan Piscitelli Associate Partner, Global Life Sciences, Rewards Solutions
  • John Radford Founder & Partner, Rewards Solutions

Radically Reimagining Inclusivity

4:00 pm Discover: How Investing in ‘Belonging’ Will Boost Your Business

4:20 pm Discover: Diversity & Inclusion for the Business & Power of Intersectionality Global & US Markets

  • James Cheng Global Director of Inclusion & Diversity & Talent Acquisition, Gilead Sciences

4:40 pm Develop: What does it Take to Truly Drive Radical Change in Approaches to D&I & Employee Experience?

  • Sheela Krothapalli Head of People Operations, Verily
  • James Cheng Global Director of Inclusion & Diversity & Talent Acquisition, Gilead Sciences

5:00 pm Action: What Leap Forward Will You Now Take Around Your D&I Strategy?

5:20 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference Day One

  • Andy Dawson Head of Human Resources, Entasis Therapeutics

5:30 pm Drinks Reception