7:30 am Conference Registration & Networking

8:00 am What it Takes to Make a LEAP a Reality

8:10 am Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content

Turbocharging Culture During Periods of Business Scale

8:20 am Discover: Developing Employee-Led Careers Paths & Developing Your People Leaders to Increase Retention in Fast Growing Biotechs

Synopsis

• Ensuring culture remains intact and developing your people leaders to support the
business in fast growing biotechs
• How above average employee engagement and leveraging technology lends to the
production of world class career paths to retain key talent
• How Eikon Therapeutics have leveraged their unique story to truly differentiate their EVP
and developed comprehensive and impressive career paths to increase retention to 99%

8:40 am Discover: Non-Tradition HR Approaches to Turbocharge Culture During Periods of Aggressive Growth & Ensure Productivity Across All Layers of Biotech Organizations

  • Natasha Bowman Vice President of Human Resources, Arcturus Therapeutics

Synopsis

• Creating culture in a way that employees at all levels are involved and is scalable to
ensure productivity across all layers of your biotech organization
• The benefits of cross functional collaboration in emerging biotech organizations to
develop cultural words and culture definitions
• How Arcturus Therapeutics employed design thinking to establish company values
and common language and structure to talk about onboarding in new employees to
turbocharge culture during periods of aggressive growth

9:00 am Develop: What More Can We Learn From the HR Leaders Rethinking Their Approach to Culture?

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

9:20 am Action: What Are You Now Going to Change Around How You Engage & Retain Your Employees During Times of Scale?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

9:40 am Speed Networking Break

Re-Imagine Performance Management to Empower Your People

10:20 am Fireside Chat: How can HR Leaders Disrupt the Norm to Create a Fair & Inclusive Performance Management Solution

Synopsis

Why is the traditional performance management review process typically biased?
• What is the cost to the company if your performance management process is fraught with bias?
• Companies have known unconscious bias that has existed for years, why the urgency now?
• Tell me about the framework you have created to combat bias?
• Have you been able to test your idea and share any learnings?
• What is the impact you believe a company can realize if they were to implement on of these ideas?
• If companies here want to action today, to create change in our industry, what can they do?

10:50 am Discover: Leveraging Data to Create Bespoke Career Paths to Increase Employee Engagement & Retention

  • Daniel Pichl Chief People Officer, SpringWorks Therapeutics

Synopsis

• How can we always have a pulse on the organization to keep engagement up and
retention low?
• Training your people managers to have regular development discussions informed by
up to date and quality data to increase employee engagement
• How SpringWorks Therapeutics have leveraged a holistic data driven approach to
performance management to ensure employees stay engaged in a hybrid working world

11:10 am Discover: Uncovering the Solution to a Successful Hybrid Working Environment to Empower Your Biopharma Employees to Truly Do Their Best Work

Synopsis

• Implementing strategies to diversify your workforce and enable you to promote
individuals throughout the
• How best to utilise thoughtful, engaged leaders that understanding the value of
connecting and helping people to grow and establishing a growth mindset in all layers
of the business
• How Denali have implemented action-oriented programs that celebrate individual
perspectives and diversity to address critical unmet medical needs through an active
performance engagement and embedding that in a hybrid work environment

11:30 am Develop: What More Can We Learn From the HR Leaders Redesigning Performance Management?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

11:50 am Action: What New Approaches Are You Going to Take to Engage & Empower Your Employees?

Synopsis

Output-Focused Discussion Session

12:10 pm Lunch Break

Reconnecting Leadership Development to Business Objectives

12:50 pm Discover: Connecting Leadership Development to Both Personal & Business Objectives to Deliver on Critical Strategic Milestones in Fast Growing Biotech Organizations

  • Dee Olomajeye Vice President, People Strategy & Culture, Senti Biosciences

Synopsis

• Finding new ways to connect bespoke leadership programs with individual and
corporate needs
• Rethinking how to empower employees to grow personally and professionally while
also hitting business critical benchmarks
• How Senti Biosciences’s unconventional leadership development program is helping
employees feel heard and transforming individual impact on key R&D benchmarks

1:10 pm Discover: Driving Career Development with Limited Resources in Biopharma Organizations

  • Justin Levine Vice President, Compensation, Performance & Engagement, Alkermes

Synopsis

• How can we better develop our people who are technically excellent but maybe
lacking in the management leadership skills?
• Developing robust curriculums and solutions to great career development from the
beginning in emerging biotech organizations with limited resources
• How Alkermes are developing managers and leaders to be more thoughtful,
empathetic, and compassionate to the issues that are going on in the world today to
drive future commercial success of the business

1:30 pm Develop: What Else Can We Learn From Those Taking New Approaches to Leadership Development?

  • Dee Olomajeye Vice President, People Strategy & Culture, Senti Biosciences
  • Justin Levine Vice President, Compensation, Performance & Engagement, Alkermes

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

1:50 pm Action: What Are You Now Going to Do to Change How You Develop Your Leaders?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

2:10 pm Comfort Break

Leveraging CEO Collaboration to Ignite Inspiration

2:30 pm Assimilating Leaders to Inspire Impact: How One Growing Biotech is Driving Success

Synopsis

  • How Satellite Bio’s CEO is building a people-centric culture through Leader Assimilations
  • Nurturing this culture after the assimilation
  • Reflections on organizational wide impact

2:50 pm Discover: Reimagining How to Effectively Collaborate with Your CEO From the Get-Go to Establish & Deliver on Company Vision & Set up an Emerging Biotech Organization for Sustained Success

Synopsis

  • Revealing the organizational benefits of CPOs collaborating with CEOs early on to become the foundation of the organization as it scales
  • Furthering your skills as a people leader by serving as a thought partner to your CEO and board to drive company success
  • The story of how Boundless Bio CEO and Head of HR worked together from company inception, and the sustainable benefit this relationship served in building a robust, vibrant talent base and culture that thrived through a global pandemic and historic industry downturn

3:10 pm Develop: What More Can We Learn About The Secrets to Successful HR Collaboration?

3:30 pm Action: What Are You Now Going to Do to Improve Collaboration & Better Inspire Your Employees?

3:50 pm Comfort Break

Utilizing Strategic Workforce Planning to Transform HR Impact on Business Scale

4:10 pm Discover: Successfully building a Commercial Organization Without Compromising on Company Culture & Delivering on Business-Critical Drivers

Synopsis

• Strategically and rapidly building a commercial organization to support a first
commercial product launch
• The importance of continuing to build your culture during periods of transition to drive
aggressive growth and set up your biotech for commercial success
• Hear from Corium’s Chief People Office on best practices and lessons learned to avoid
as your organization prepares for it’s first commercial product launch

4:30 pm Discover: Employing Scalable & Non-Traditional Organizational Structures to Align with Business Strategy & Drive Success in Emerging Biotechs

Synopsis

• Identifying critical capabilities needed to make your emerging biotech successful and
how can you design an effective organizational strategy to drive you toward this goal?
• Revealing the core capabilities you to build into your growing biotech and areas you
need to outsource to mitigate the risk of having to scale back due to clinical setbacks.
• How Dyno Therapeutics have redefined their entire organizational structure in an
unconventional way and in alignment with business strategy in order to accelerate
through next clinical inflection point

4:50 pm Discover: The Comeback Story: How Can Biotechs Effectively Recover After a Negative Event & Prepare for Commercial Success in the Future

Synopsis

• How can we keep employees engaged and retain them during period of downsizing or
after poor clinical results?
• Best practices in downsizing and having a downsizing playbook to ensure your biotech
can continue to grow and evolve and mature
• How ImmunoGen were able to effectively stabilize and redeploy of talent across their
organization after a period of downsizing and find commercial success in the future

5:10 pm Develop: What Other Lessons Can We Learn From the Biopharma Organizations Going Through Substantial Businsess Change?

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

5:30 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference Day One