8:15 am

Conference Registration & Networking

8:55 am Chair’s Welcome & Recap of Day One

  • Andy Dawson Head of Human Resources, Entasis Therapeutics

8:56 am

Evolving the Role of HR in Hyper-Dynamic Industry

9:00 am Discover: Developing an Agile Skillset in Order to Meet the Demands of HR Leadership Roles in Biopharma Organizations of All Sizes

  • Jenny Gizzi Vice President of Human Resources, Mirati Therapeutics

9:20 am Discover: The Analytics Revolution: How Data is Reshaping the Way We Do HR

  • Andy Porter Executive Vice President & Chief People Experience Officer, Relay Therapeutics

9:40 am Develop: What Traditional Thinking Do We Need to Challenge About the Future of HR

  • Jenny Gizzi Vice President of Human Resources, Mirati Therapeutics
  • Andy Porter Executive Vice President & Chief People Experience Officer, Relay Therapeutics

10:00 am Action: What One Thing Will You Now Do Differently to Rethink the Role of HR in Life Sciences?

10:22 am

Morning Networking Break

Redefining HR as a Strategic Business Function

11:00 am Discover: Rethinking Ways to Scale in the Current Life Sciences Talent Market

  • Julie Person Head of Human Resources, Sangamo Therapeutics

11:20 am Discover: Avoiding Adolescence & Reaching Your Prime: Challenges & Opportunities When Scaling Biotechs

11:40 am Discover: How Momenta’s HR Function is Leading the Organization Through a Major Strategic Pivot & Beyond

  • Jo-Ann Beltramello Chief Human Resources & Infrastructure Officer, Momenta Pharmaceuticals

12:00 pm Develop: What One Thing Could You Change That Would Have the Biggest Impact on the Business?

12:15 pm Action: What Single Action Can You Take Away and Apply Immediately Which Will Allow You to Change Something When You Leave?

12:30 pm

Networking Lunch Break

Transforming Culture in Life Sciences

1:30 pm Discover: Breaking Through the Status Quo to Transform a Culture Built on Legacy Success

1:50 pm Discover: Managing During M&A: HR’s Role in Building & Maintaining Organizational Culture & Cohesiveness

  • Rona Anhalt Corporate Vice President of Human Resources, Celgene

2:10 pm Develop: What Does it Take to Truly Drive Radical Change through HR in Life Sciences?

  • Maryellen McQuade Corporate Vice President of Human Resources, Novo Nordisk
  • Rona Anhalt Corporate Vice President of Human Resources, Celgene

2:25 pm Action: What Leap Forward Will You Now Take?

2:40 pm

Afternoon Networking Break

3:00 pm Speed Learning: HR Leaps from Life Sciences Leaders

  • Amy Wireman Group Vice President of Human Resources, BioMarin Pharmaceuticals
  • Lisa Welker-Finney Vice President of Human Resources, Boston Scientific
  • Amie Krause Vice President of Human Resources, Atara Biotherapeutics
  • Christie Prue Vice President of Human Resources, Two Labs
  • Stacy Solorio Vice President & Head of Human Resources, Karius, Inc.

Synopsis

Uncover the story behind five HR ‘leaps’ from the biopharma sector in one quick-fire session. Each table will be hosted by a HR leader who will share the secrets of their most high-impact leap; you then get the opportunity to question the host before moving on to your next table.

4:30 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference

  • Andy Dawson Head of Human Resources, Entasis Therapeutics