Among the HR Leaders Sharing Their Insights & Experience:

Angela Lane

Vice President, Global Talent


Erin Lanciani

Senior Vice President, People & Organizational Strategy

Sage Therapeutics

Frances Taplett

Chief People Officer

The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

John Steele

Global Head of Talent Strategy, Learning & Analytics

bluebird bio

Sally Paull

Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer


Welcome to the virtual LEAP HR: Life Sciences Fall Edition


LEAP HR: Life Sciences Fall Edition is your best opportunity to uncover the innovation, creativity and new ways of thinking that is driving a shift in how HR is operating in life sciences businesses right now, and into the future.

Join the boldest people leaders in pharma, biotech and medical device organizations as they share insights and give practical advice on how to implement the radical strategies being put in place to drive greater employee engagement and elevate their organization to stand out and succeed in a highly competitive market.

View the detailed sessions and full speaker faculty here.

As the world adapts to the continually changing global environment, we at the virtual LEAP HR: Life Sciences Fall Edition are committed to providing you the premier event experience, insights and valuable industry connections that you expect, in the best format possible.

With a Full Access Pass, you will have the ability to engage with the full program of amazing experiences, including:

Access to 35+ main conference sessions and 2 interactive pre-conference half-day sessions

Over 20 hours of  networking and discussion with industry leaders

Access to our exhibition area to explore and engage hands-on with leading HR solution providers!

Interactive roundtables to help you meet and network with the right peers, and create action plans to take back to your office


LEAP HR: Life Sciences Fall Edition is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Human Resources Certification Institute® (HRCI) to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR and SPHR.

Among the Highlights of LEAP HR: Life Sciences Fall Edition:


Radically modernize HR in a growing life sciences business: Hear how Alexion Pharmaceuitcals has aligned patient and employee experience through technology


Reshape the way you hire & retain key life sciences talent: Lift the lid on how bluebird bio is leveraging people analytics to transform talent strategies


Rethink internal talent mobility to attract and retain critical talent: Discover how Vertex Pharmaceuticals is creating an innovative approach to career development during growth


Transform the employee experience: Explore how PTC Therapeutics is embedding care and kindness into its culture to evolve the employee value proposition


Drive competitive advantage in a tight life sciences talent market: Explore how AbbVie is applying theories of workforce differentiation to identify and build critical roles faster


Enable leaders to manage effectively in the new hybrid workplace: Hear how Regeneron is building manager capabilities and building trust, empathy and safety for employees


“LEAP HR: Life Sciences is the premier destination to learn, network and expand one’s access to innovative ideas and insights about
the latest trends in HR across the life sciences sector. I have consistently been impressed by the caliber of presenters and participants and always leave having learned practical lessons that I can apply in my organization”

Mazher Ahmad, Chief Talent Officer, Regeneron

“Covid-19 will not go away, so it is more crucial than ever that we come together as HR professionals, to redesign the future of HR, reshape our organizations, and adapt our people to the ‘New Normal’”

Martin Lexa, Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Mölnlycke Health Care

“The idea of plugging into a community of future-ready biopharma people leaders like that at LEAP HR: Life Sciences will leave us energized, inspired and ready for action as we prepare for the challenges ahead.”

Rona Anhalt, Chief People Officer, EQRx

“Attending LEAP HR: Life Sciences gives you access to powerful ideas delivered in compelling ways by a diverse and interesting group of senior biopharma HR leaders.”

Susie Robinson, Chief People Officer, Signant Health