8:00 am Registration & Networking Coffee

8:30 am What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality

8:45 am Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content

  • Ted Harding Vice President of Human Resources, Jounce Therapeutics

Setting Up for Success: Designing & Building Your HR Function

9:00 am Discover: Building an HR Function from Scratch in a Fast-Growing Life Sciences Business

  • Mary Morris Head of Human Resources, Silicon Therapeutics

9:20 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

9:40 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

10:00 am Action: What Are You Now Going to Change About Your Approach to Setting Up an HR Function in the Future?

10:20 am Speed Networking & Refreshments

Curating & Maintaining Your Company Culture

11:00 am Discover: Creating a Culture of Engagement & Increasing Recruitment & Retention Outcomes on a Biotech Budget

11:30 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

Synopsis

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12:00 pm Action: What is the Single Biggest Thing You Could Change About Your Approach to Culture to Achieve the Biggest Impact in Your Biopharma Business?

12:20 pm Networking Lunch

Radically Rethinking Recruitment in a Small Biotech

1:20 pm Discover: Implementing a Talent Acquisition Strategy in a Rapidly Growing Biotech

  • Mary Campos Director of Human Resources, TG Therapeutics

1:40 pm Discover: Creating a Differentiated Candidate Experience in a Highly Competitive Life Sciences Market

  • Karen Lewis Chief People Officer, Apellis Pharmaceuticals

2:00 pm Spotlight: Revolutionizing Branding & Employer Value Propositions for Pre-Commercial Biotech Organizations

2:10 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

2:30 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

2:50 pm Action: What’s the Single Biggest Thing You Can Now Do to Allow You to Find Better People Faster?

3:10 pm Afternoon Refreshments & Networking

From Discovery to Commercial Success: Scaling Your HR Processes

3:30 pm Discover: The Journey from Discovery to Commercial: An HR Perspective

3:50 pm Discover: Leading a Small Biotech from Start-Up to Commercial Success: The Ups & Downs

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

4:10 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

4:30 pm Action: What One Thing Will You Now Do to Equip Yourself With the Skills you Need to Take Your Business on to Commercial Success?

4:45 pm

Developing a Key CEO & HR Partnership

4:50 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

5:10 pm Develop: What are the Keys to Building a Strong Partnership Between the CEO and HR Function?

5:20 pm Chair’s Recap & Closing Remarks

  • Ted Harding Vice President of Human Resources, Jounce Therapeutics

5:30 pm End of Conference Day One & Networking Drinks