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Rona Anhalt
Corporate Vice President of Human Resources
Celgene

LEAP: "Building and maintaining organizational culture and cohesiveness during M&A."

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

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

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

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

LEAP: "Rethinking how to lead an organization through a major strategic pivot and beyond"

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

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

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

Amy Buono
Vice President of People & Culture
Genomatica

LEAP: "Driving radical new initiatives to accelerate performance and retain top talent."

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

LEAP: "Creating an inclusive, innovative and inspiring place to work by aligning inclusion with the business."

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

4:10 pm | Develop: What does it Take to Truly Drive Radical Change in Approaches to D&I & Employee Experience?

3:50 pm | Discover: Diversity & Inclusion for the Business & Power of Intersectionality Global & US Markets

Ashwin Datt
Chief People Officer
Gyroscope Therapeutics

LEAP: "Cultivating a purposedriven culture in a hypergrowth biotech company."

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

11:40 am | Develop: What are the Keys to Developing a Scalable Culture Where Innovation Thrives in a Dynamic Life Sciences Company?

11:20 am | Discover: Cultivating a Purpose-Driven Culture in a Hyper-Growth Biotech Company

Andy Dawson
Head of Human Resources
Entasis Therapeutics

LEAP: "Reimagining talent acquisition in life sciences to drive collaboration and sustainable innovation."

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

4:45 pm | Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference Day One

9:40 am | Develop: What Do We Need to Challenge About Our Approach to Talent?

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

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

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

5:00 pm | Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference

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

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

LEAP: "Rethinking employee experience in a growing life sciences business."

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

3:40 pm | Develop: What Can We Transform about the Employee Experience to Get the Best from Our People?

3:00 pm | Discover: Rethinking Employee Experience in a Growing Life Sciences Business

Nori Ebersole
Chief Human Resources Officer
Urovant Sciences

LEAP: "Rethinking HR in a pre-commercial biotech to give you a competitive advantage."

Joel Espejo
US Head of Human Resources
PolyPeptide Group

LEAP: "Building an HR function from scratch in a fast-growing life sciences business."

Nancy Fairchild
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Luminex

LEAP: "Tackling the high cost of turnover in the life sciences industry."

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

9:40 am | Develop: What Do We Need to Challenge About Our Approach to Talent?

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

Inverleith Fruci
Vice President & Head of Human Resources
Profusa

LEAP: "Reinventing the HR function in a small life sciences business."

Jenny Gizzi
Vice President of Human Resources
Mirati Therapeutics

LEAP: "Developing an agile skillset in order to meet the demands of HR leadership roles in biopharma organizations of all sizes."

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

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

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

Todd Govig
Chief Executive Office & President
Govig & Associates

LEAP: "Transforming talent acquisition in life sciences."

Stephanie Heintz
Director of Human Resources
Dendreon Corporation

LEAP: "Transforming your hiring strategy to give you a competitive advantage in the biotech war for talent."

Joyce Johnson
Vice President of Human Resources
Cytovance Biologics

LEAP: "Leveraging organizational development to open-up a new talent pool."

Amie Krause
Vice President of Human Resources
Atara Biotherapeutics

LEAP: "Rethinking ways to be more purposeful in shaping culture within your biotech business."

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

4:10 pm | Speed Learning: HR Leaps from Life Sciences Leaders

Sheela Krothapalli
Head of People Operations
Verily

LEAP: "Build and foster a culture based on belonging and inclusion that truly moves the needle on diversity."

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

4:10 pm | Develop: What does it Take to Truly Drive Radical Change in Approaches to D&I & Employee Experience?

3:30 pm | Discover: How Investing in ‘Belonging’ Will Boost Your Business

John McHutchison
Chief Executive Officer & President
Assembly Biosciences

LEAP: "Leading your business successfully by building strong CEO/CHRO partnerships."

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

2:00 pm | Develop: What are the Keys to Building a Strong Partnership Between the CEO and HR Function?

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

Maryellen McQuade
Corporate Vice President of Human Resources
Novo Nordisk

LEAP: "Breaking through the status quo to transform a culture built on legacy success."

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

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

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

Renu Menezes
Head of Human Resources
Dart Neuroscience

LEAP:"Leveraging internal relationships to become a strategic leader within your business."

Julie Person
Head of Human Resources
Sangamo Therapeutics

LEAP: "Rethinking ways to scale in the current life sciences talent market."

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

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

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

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

LEAP: "Combining analytics with learning & development to give you a competitive edge with top talent."

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

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

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

Christie Prue
Vice President of Human Resources
Two Labs

LEAP: "Investing in employee engagement to improve retention, talent acquisition and integrate cultures during M&A."

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

3:40 pm | Develop: What Can We Transform about the Employee Experience to Get the Best from Our People?

3:20 pm | Discover: Investing in Employee Engagement to Improve Retention, Talent Acquisition & Integrate Cultures During M&A

John Radford
Founder & Partner
Radford

LEAP: "Competing and winning in the talent war across life sciences."

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

2:30 pm | Discover: How to Compete in the Talent War Across Life Sciences

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

LEAP: "What it takes to make Leap a reality."

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

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

Stacy Solorio
Vice President & Head of Human Resources
Karius, Inc.

LEAP: Developing a key partnership with your CEO: The reality

Adam Thomas
Chief Human Resources Officer
Synlogic

LEAP: "Avoiding the common pitfalls when managing growth."

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

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

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

Jennifer Troia
Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Organization Development
Assembly Biosciences

LEAP: "Leading your business successfully by building strong CEO/ CHRO partnerships."

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

2:00 pm | Develop: What are the Keys to Building a Strong Partnership Between the CEO and HR Function?

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

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

LEAP: "Integrating total wellbeing into a thriving culture to attract, retain and sustain high-performing talent."

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

11:40 am | Develop: What are the Keys to Developing a Scalable Culture Where Innovation Thrives in a Dynamic Life Sciences Company?

11:00 am | Discover: Integrating Total Wellbeing into a Thriving Culture: A Contemporary Approach to Attracting, Retaining & Sustaining High-Performing Talent

Lisa Welker-Finney
Vice President of Human Resources
Boston Scientific

LEAP: "Measuring the effectiveness of culture on engagement & employee experience."

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

4:10 pm | Speed Learning: HR Leaps from Life Sciences Leaders

Amy Wireman
Group Vice President of Human Resources
BioMarin Pharmaceuticals

LEAP: "Rethinking the role of HR in cultivating leadership that enables your business to scale and grow."

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

4:10 pm | Speed Learning: HR Leaps from Life Sciences Leaders