8:45 am Login & Network in the Platform

9:00 am What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality

9:05 am Chair’s Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • Ted Harding Vice President of Human Resources, Jounce Therapeutics

Setting Up for Success: Designing & Building Your HR Function

9:10 am Discover: Building an HR Function from Scratch in a Fast-Growing Life Sciences Business

  • Mary Morris Head of Human Resources, Silicon Therapeutics

9:30 am Discover: Designing an HR Function to Scale With Your Business on a Biotech Budget

  • Tracy Smith Vice President & Head of Human Resources, HiFiBiO Therapeutics

9:50 am Discover: Implementing a Comprehensive Talent Strategy in a Biotech Start-Up

10:10 am Develop: What Are the Keys to Success in Constructing Your HR Processes?

  • Mary Morris Head of Human Resources, Silicon Therapeutics
  • Tracy Smith Vice President & Head of Human Resources, HiFiBiO Therapeutics
  • Meredith Wesley Vice President, Talent & Culture, Boundless Bio

10:30 am Morning Speed Networking Session

Curating & Maintaining Your Company Culture

10:50 am Discover: Creating a Culture of Engagement & Increasing Recruitment & Retention Outcomes on a Biotech Budget

11:10 am Discover: How to Protect & Scale Company Culture Through the Rapid Growth of a Life Sciences Business

  • Eric Fink Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Global Blood Therapeutics

11:30 am Develop: What Are the Keys to Success in Creating a Scalable Culture Within Your Emerging Biopharma Business?

  • Kathryn Cole Senior Biopharma HR Professional,
  • Eric Fink Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Global Blood Therapeutics

11:50 am Action: What is the Single Biggest Thing You Could Change About Your Approach to Culture to Achieve the Biggest Impact in Your Biopharma Business?

12:10 pm Lunch Break

Radically Rethinking Recruitment in a Small Biotech

12:40 pm Discover: Implementing a Talent Acquisition Strategy in a Rapidly Growing Biotech

  • Mary Campos Director of Human Resources, TG Therapeutics

1:00 pm Discover: Creating a Differentiated Candidate Experience in a Highly Competitive Life Sciences Market

  • Karen Lewis Chief People Officer, Apellis Pharmaceuticals

1:20 pm Spotlight: Revolutionizing Branding & Employer Value Propositions for Pre-Commercial Biotech Organizations

1:30 pm Discover: Leveraging Cross-Industry Knowledge & Experience to Help Lend New Perspective in the Search for Great Talent

  • Steven Rotman Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Karyopharm Therapeutics

1:50 pm Develop: What Disruptive Thinking Could You Benefit from Applying Within Your Own Organization to Transform TA?

  • Mary Campos Director of Human Resources, TG Therapeutics
  • Karen Lewis Chief People Officer, Apellis Pharmaceuticals
  • Lisa Hazen Founder & Principal, StoriTel®
  • Steven Rotman Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Karyopharm Therapeutics

2:10 pm Action: What’s the Single Biggest Thing You Can Now Do to Allow You to Find Better People Faster?

2:30 pm Afternoon Break

From Discovery to Commercial Success: Scaling Your HR Processes

3:00 pm Discover: The Journey from Discovery to Commercial: An HR Perspective

3:20 pm Discover: Leading a Small Biotech from Start-Up to Commercial Success: The Ups & Downs

  • Gregg Russo Senior Vice President, Human Resources, BeyondSpring Pharmaceuticals

3:40 pm Develop: How Can You Play an Instrumental Role in Leading Your Business Through Each Stage of the Biotech Lifecycle?

  • Debbie Durso-Bumpus Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Blueprint Medicines
  • Gregg Russo Senior Vice President, Human Resources, BeyondSpring Pharmaceuticals

4:00 pm Afternoon Speed Networking Session

4:18 pm

Developing a Key CEO & HR Partnership

4:20 pm Discover: Fireside Chat with CEO and HR – Cultivating and Nurturing Leadership Behaviors & Company Culture to Drive Better Outcomes for Your Pre-Commercial Biotech Business

4:40 pm Develop: What are the Keys to Building a Strong Partnership Between the CEO and HR Function?

4:55 pm Chair’s Recap & Closing Remarks

  • Ted Harding Vice President of Human Resources, Jounce Therapeutics

5:00 pm End of Conference Day One