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Adam Thomas
Chief People Officer & Secretary
Synlogic

LEAP: Exploring the skills required of the CHRO of the future life sciences business

Alicja Januszewicz
Head of People & Culture
Allena Pharmaceuticals

LEAP: Driving your own career advancement: Making your resume more attractive and your HR skills extraordinary

Andy Dawson
Chief Human Resources Officer
BVI

LEAP: Driving your own career advancement: Making your resume more attractive & your HR skills extraordinary

Bo Rode Hansen
President & Chief Executive Officer
Genevant Sciences

LEAP: Cultivating & nurturing leadership behaviors & company culture to drive better outcomes for your pre-commercial biotech business

Day One

Wednesday 27 May 2020

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

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

Brian Thomson
Vice President, Human Resources
TransMedics

LEAP: Exploring HR’s role in the transition from private to public

Day Two

Thursday 28 May 2020

1:30 pm | Speed Learning: HR Leaps from Life Sciences People Leaders

Debbie Durso-Bumpus
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Blueprint Medicines

LEAP: The journey from discovery to commercial: An HR perspective

Day One

Wednesday 27 May 2020

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

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

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

LEAP: How to protect & scale company culture through the rapid growth of a life sciences business

Day One

Wednesday 27 May 2020

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

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

Greg Friedman
Vice President, People and Organizational Development
Foundation Medicine

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

Gregg Russo
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
BeyondSpring Pharmaceuticals

Day One

Wednesday 27 May 2020

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

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

Janielle Newland
Vice President, Global People & Culture
Genevant Sciences

LEAP: Cultivating & nurturing leadership behaviors & company culture to drive better outcomes for your pre-commercial biotech business

Day One

Wednesday 27 May 2020

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

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

Karen Lewis
Chief People Officer
Apellis Pharmaceuticals

LEAP: Creating a differentiated candidate experience in a highly competitive life sciences market

Day One

Wednesday 27 May 2020

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

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

Kathryn Cole
Senior Biopharma HR Professional

LEAP: Creating a culture of engagement & increasing recruitment & retention outcomes on a biotech budget

Day One

Wednesday 27 May 2020

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

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

Kim Hazen
Vice President, Human Resources
Fulcrum Therapeutics

LEAP: Establishing yourself and building credibility as an HR strategic leader in a growing biopharma organization

Day Two

Thursday 28 May 2020

12:20 pm | Develop: What Do You Need to Get Right in Order to Establish Yourself as a Strategic Leader Within Your Business?

11:40 am | Discover: Establishing Yourself and Building Credibility as an HR Strategic Leader in a Growing Biopharma Organization

Laurie Politz
Head of People Operations
Finch Therapeutics

LEAP: Transforming your employees into brand ambassadors to give your growing biotech business a competitive edge

Day Two

Thursday 28 May 2020

10:50 am | Develop: What Are the Keys to Success in Developing Your Business’ Workforce?

10:10 am | Discover: Transforming Your Employees into Brand Ambassadors to Give Your Growing Biotech Business a Competitive Edge

Leah Neufeld
Vice President, People
Prevail Therapeutics

LEAP: Designing a work culture with a wilful disregard for convention in a small biopharma business

Day Two

Thursday 28 May 2020

1:30 pm | Speed Learning: HR Leaps from Life Sciences People Leaders

Lisa Hazen
Founder & Principal
StoriTel®

LEAP: Revolutionizing branding and employer value propositions for pre-commercial biotech organizations

Day One

Wednesday 27 May 2020

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

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

Lisa McGrath
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Surface Oncology

LEAP: Developing the leadership skills you need to progress your career in HR

Mary Campos
Director of Human Resources
TG Therapeutics

LEAP: Implementing a talent acquisition strategy in a rapidly growing biotech

Day One

Wednesday 27 May 2020

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

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

Mary Morris
Head of Human Resources
Silicon Therapeutics

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

Day One

Wednesday 27 May 2020

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

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

Megan Woods
Head of People & Community
Arbor Biotechnologies

LEAP: Laying the groundwork for enterprise-wide people processes from start-up

Day Two

Thursday 28 May 2020

1:30 pm | Speed Learning: HR Leaps from Life Sciences People Leaders

Meredith Wesley
Vice President, Talent & Culture
Boundless Bio

LEAP: Implementing a comprehensive talent strategy in a biotech start-up

Day One

Wednesday 27 May 2020

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?

Paula Cloghessy
Chief People Officer
Translate Bio

LEAP: Shifting the paradigm around performance management in a growing biotech business

Day Two

Thursday 28 May 2020

10:50 am | Develop: What Are the Keys to Success in Developing Your Business’ Workforce?

10:30 am | Discover: Shifting the Paradigm Around Performance Management in a Growing Biotech Business

Steven Rotman
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Karyopharm Therapeutics

LEAP: Leveraging cross-industry knowledge & experience to help lend new perspective in the search for great talent

Day One

Wednesday 27 May 2020

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

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

Ted Harding
Vice President of Human Resources
Jounce Therapeutics

LEAP: Building productive relationships with the board to drive better business results

Day One

Wednesday 27 May 2020

4:55 pm | Chair’s Recap & Closing Remarks

9:05 am | Chair’s Welcome & Opening Remarks

Day Two

Thursday 28 May 2020

3:00 pm | Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference

12:20 pm | Develop: What Do You Need to Get Right in Order to Establish Yourself as a Strategic Leader Within Your Business?

12:00 pm | Discover: Building Productive Relationships with the Board to Drive Better Business Results

10:05 am | Chair’s Welcome & Recap of Day One

Tracy Smith
Vice President & Head of Human Resources
HiFiBiO Therapeutics

LEAP: Designing an HR function to scale with your business on a biotech budget

Day One

Wednesday 27 May 2020

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

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