8:45 am Login & Network in the Platform

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

  • Amy Radley Global Head of Life Sciences, LEAP HR

9:05 am Chair’s Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • Ted Harding Senior Vice President, 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: Implementing a Comprehensive Talent Strategy in a Biotech Start-Up

9:50 am Develop: What Are the Keys to Success in Constructing Your HR Processes?

10:10 am Morning Speed Networking Session

Curating & Maintaining Your Company Culture

10:40 am Discover: Navigating the Highs & Lows of the Pandemic to Focus on Opportunities that Positively Impact the Workforce

  • Steven Rotman Chief People & Corporate Engagement Officer, Karyopharm Therapeutics

11:00 am Discover: Drive Improved Retention Rates & Maximize Engagement Using Career Architecture & Internal Talent Mobility Initiatives

11:20 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

11:40 am Develop: What Are the Keys to Success in Creating a Scalable Culture Within Your Emerging Biopharma Business?

12:00 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 Senior Director, Human Resources, TG Therapeutics

1:00 pm Discover: Revolutionizing Branding & Employer Value Propositions for Pre-Commercial Biotech Organizations

1:20 pm Discover: Creating a Differentiated Candidate Experience in a Highly Competitive Life Sciences Market

  • Karen Lewis Chief People Officer, Apellis Pharmaceuticals

1:40 pm Develop: What Disruptive Thinking Could You Benefit from Applying Within Your Own Organization to Transform TA?

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

2:00 pm Action Roundtable Sessions

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Join one of four roundtable discussions, led by our expert moderators, for a 30-minute interactive deep-dive discussion on the following topics:

  • Thinking Differently About Talent: Who, Where and How Will You Find & Attract the Talent Your Small Business Needs?

Moderator: Tim Oyer, Vice President, RPO Solutions, Advanced RPO

  • How Are You Going to Challenge Traditional Thinking Around Culture & Engagement in Order to Thrive in a Remote-Working World?

Moderator: Tonushree Mondal, President, Tonushree Mondal Consulting

  • What Will You Do to Ensure Your Organization’s Brand & Message Stands Out in a Crowded Biopharma Talent Market?

Moderator: Lisa Hazen, Founder & Principal, StoriTel®

  • What Will You Now Do to Help Develop the Future Leaders Your Biopharma Business Needs?

Moderator: Melissa Halstead, Talent and Development Strategist, Claria Partners

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?

4:00 pm Afternoon Break

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

  • Bo Rode Hansen Former President & Chief Executive Officer, Genevant Sciences
  • Janielle Newland Former Vice President, Global People & Culture, Genevant Sciences

4:45 pm Develop: What are the Keys to Building a Strong Partnership Between the CEO and HR Function?

  • Bo Rode Hansen Former President & Chief Executive Officer, Genevant Sciences
  • Janielle Newland Former Vice President, Global People & Culture, Genevant Sciences

4:55 pm Chair’s Recap & Closing Remarks

  • Ted Harding Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Jounce Therapeutics

5:00 pm End of Conference Day One