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Adam DeVos
Director and Head of Talent Acquisition
Olema Oncology

Focus Session B

Monday September 20, 2021

4:20 pm | Develop: What Else Do We Need to Know in Order to Position Your Life Sciences Organization as a Modern Employer?

3:40 pm | Discover: The Brand-New HR Thinking Required to Redefine Your Employer Brand, Turbocharge Your EVP & Position Yourself as a Modern Employer & Succeed in the Candidate’s Market

12:40 pm | Panel Discussion: Rethinking Your EVP to Cater to the New, Unmet Needs of New Gen Biopharma Candidates

Adam Thomas
Chief People Officer & Secretary
Synlogic

Track A - Day 2 am

11:50 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn From Experienced HR Change Makers on How to Redefine the Employee Experience in 2022?

11:30 am | Discover: Striking The Balance: Agile Approaches to Performance Management in Hybrid Working Life Sciences Organizations

Alan Blevins
Head of Talent Acquisition, North America
Ipsen

Focus Session B

Monday September 20, 2021

12:40 pm | Panel Discussion: Rethinking Your EVP to Cater to the New, Unmet Needs of New Gen Biopharma Candidates

Alyssa Kennedy
Director & Human Resources Business Partner
Kyowa Kirin Pharmaceuticals

Track C - Day 1 am

11:40 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn from the HR Change Makers the Role of HR Leaders and Culture Ambassadors? Redesigning

11:00 am | Discover: Rethinking Traditional Leadership Development: The Non-Conventional New Approaches to Develop Holistic Leadership Development Programs That Mitigate Bias

11:20 am | Develop: Rethinking Cultural Transformation to Drive Innovation & Scale in Fast-Growing Life Sciences Organizations on the East Coast

Amy Sullivan
SVP, Head of Human Resources
Neumora

Track A - Day 1 AM

12:10 pm | Develop: What More Can We Learn from the L&D Change Makers Redesigning L&D in a Hybrid Working World?

11:50 am | Discover: Revealing the Necessary Investments to Transform Leadership Development Whilst Driving Fast-Paced Growth

Andy Porter
Chief Administrative Officer
Relay Therapeutics

Track B - Day 2 am

11:50 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn About How to Provide Radical Flexibility & Build an Entrepreneurial Culture?

11:10 am | Discover: Rethinking How to Deliver on the Unmet Needs of In-Demand Biopharma Workforces in 2022 & Beyond

Angela Justice
Chief People Officer
TCR2 Therapeutics

Track A - Day 1 Pm

1:50 pm | Discover: Turbocharging Your People Manager Capabilities to Reinvigorate Employee Purpose & Engagement at All Levels

2:10 pm | Develop: How Can We Better Evaluate Employees and Better Connect Employees to Company Values?

Aon Representative

Focus Session A

Monday September 20, 2021

4:30 pm | Roundtable Discussions

Brian Hughes
VP Talent Planning & Development
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Track C - Day 1 am

11:40 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn from the HR Change Makers the Role of HR Leaders and Culture Ambassadors? Redesigning

Britt Byers
Senior Vice President Human Resources North America
Kyowa Kirin Pharmaceuticals

Day Two

Wednesday September 22, 2021

1:30 pm | Action: Speed Learning

Cara Stuart
Head Human Resources Business Partner
BVI Medical

Track B - Day 2 am

11:30 am | Discover: Developing Environments That Empower Your Life Sciences Workforce to Identify & Capture New Opportunities & Areas to Transform HR’s Impact on The Bottom Line of The Business

11:50 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn About How to Provide Radical Flexibility & Build an Entrepreneurial Culture?

Carla Poulson
Chief People Officer & Senior Vice President
Mersana Therapeutics

Cissy Young
Chief People Officer
Valo Health

Day Two

Wednesday September 22, 2021

8:15 am | Rethinking DE&I Strategies in Life Sciences Organizations to Deliver on Inclusiveness for Patients as Well As Employees

Focus Session A

Monday September 20, 2021

4:30 pm | Roundtable Discussions

Craig Natale
Vice President Global Talent Acquisition
ProPharma Group

Focus Session B

Monday September 20, 2021

12:40 pm | Panel Discussion: Rethinking Your EVP to Cater to the New, Unmet Needs of New Gen Biopharma Candidates

Dan Gold
President
Fairway Consulting

Focus Session B

Monday September 20, 2021

12:40 pm | Panel Discussion: Rethinking Your EVP to Cater to the New, Unmet Needs of New Gen Biopharma Candidates

Dana Etra
Managing Director & Head of the Boston Office
FW Cook

Track B - Day 1 Am

11:20 am | Compensation Planning through Volatility: Balancing Competitive Market Dynamics and Compensation Program Stability

11:40 am | Develop: What New Disruptive Approaches to Employee Rewards are Required to Turbocharge Employee Engagement?

Danny Rose
Head of US Human Resources
BioNTech

Day Two

Wednesday September 22, 2021

1:30 pm | Action: Speed Learning

Eleanor Roshier
Head of Event Content
Hanson Wade

Day One

Tuesday September 21, 2021

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

Everette Brown
Executive Director Global Talent Acquisition
PTC Therapeutics

Focus Session B

Monday September 20, 2021

2:40 pm | Develop: What More Can We Learn from Leading TA Change Makers on Sustainable Solutions to The Talent Shortage in The Life Sciences Industry

2:00 pm | Discover: Becoming a Truly Differentiated Organisation & Uncovering the Sustainable Solutions to The Talent Shortage in The Life Sciences Industry

Franny Levene
Learning and Organizational Development Director
Sobi

Track A - Day 1 AM

11:00 am | Panel Discussion: Reimaging Leadership Development in Fast-Growing Biotechs in 2022

Track B - Day 1 Pm

2:10 pm | Develop: How Else Can Life Sciences HR Leaders Cultivate Cultures That Enable Employees to Bring Their Best Selves to Work?

1:30 pm | Discover: Transforming Traditional Leadership Development & Prioritising Employee Passion in A Future Hybrid Working Life Sciences Environment

Gayle Gironda
Senior Vice President Human Resources,
Inozyme Pharma

Track A - Day 1 AM

11:30 am | Discover: Leveraging Crucial Lessons Learned from Experienced HR Change Makers on Driving Innovation & Scale in Emerging Biopharma Organizations

12:10 pm | Develop: What More Can We Learn from the L&D Change Makers Redesigning L&D in a Hybrid Working World?

Gina Thomas
Executive Director - Talent Acquisition
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc

Focus Session B

Monday September 20, 2021

4:20 pm | Develop: What Else Do We Need to Know in Order to Position Your Life Sciences Organization as a Modern Employer?

4:00 pm | Discover: Transforming Your TA Impact & The Brand-New Benchmarks for Sustainable Workforce Planning to Secure Productivity in Life Sciences Organizations in 2022

Jamaal Sebastian-Barnes
US Head Talent & Workforce
Novartis

Day One

Tuesday September 21, 2021

9:30 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn Leading HR Change Makers Delivering on the Needs of their In-Demand Biopharma Workforce?

8:50 am | Discover: Adapting & Innovating Organizational Flexibility to Meet the New Needs of Your In-Demand Workforce & Reinvigorate Employee Purpose at All Levels

James Slaughter
Chief Human Resources Officer
Repligen Corporation

Day One

Tuesday September 21, 2021

9:10 am | Discover: Disrupting Front-line Hiring: Overcoming Bottlenecks with the Right Partner

9:30 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn Leading HR Change Makers Delivering on the Needs of their In-Demand Biopharma Workforce?

Janine Ting Jansen
Senior Director Inclusion & Diversity North America
Teva Pharmaceuticals

Jesyka Simpson
Managing Director
AccelPeople a Westwood & Wilshire Company

Day Two

Wednesday September 22, 2021

9:40 am | HR: The Strategic Solution to the Inclusion Revolution

10:00 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn About How to Create Genuine Change in Hybrid Working Life Sciences Organizations?

Jon Murray
Vice President Employee Experience
Novo Nordisk

Day One

Tuesday September 21, 2021

4:10 pm | Develop: Digging Deeping into Best Practices for Reinvigorating Employee Purpose to Drive Commercial Success

3:50 pm | Discover: Rethinking the Business-Critical HR Decisions Required to Establish a Life Sciences Organization of the Future in a Hybrid Working World

Karen Lewis
Chief People Officer
Apellis Pharmaceuticals

Track B - Day 1 Am

11:40 am | Develop: What New Disruptive Approaches to Employee Rewards are Required to Turbocharge Employee Engagement?

11:00 am | Discover: The Disruptive Approaches to Performance Management Enabling Biopharma Organizations to Align Organizational & Individual Purpose & Transform Engagement

Keith Middleton
Senior Director, DEI&B and Culture
Novo Nordisk

Day Two

Wednesday September 22, 2021

8:15 am | Rethinking DE&I Strategies in Life Sciences Organizations to Deliver on Inclusiveness for Patients as Well As Employees

Kelly Magnuson
Vice President and Head of Global HR Strategy & Business Excellence
Takeda

Track C - Day 1 pm

2:10 pm | Develop: What More Do You Want to Learn From Disruptive HR Leaders Transforming Traditional Leadership Development & Comp & Ben Strategies?

1:50 pm | Discover: How to Successfully Leverage a More Agile & Localized Approach to a Fully Virtual, Enterprise-Wide HR Transformation in a Large Pharmaceutical Organization

Kim Hazen
Chief People Officer
Fulcrum Therapeutics

Kristen Turner
Head of Talent Acquisition
SpringWorks Therapeutics

Focus Session B

Monday September 20, 2021

12:30 pm | Focus Day Chair's Kristen Turner's Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content

Laurie Politz
Former Director, People Operations
Finch Therapeutics

Track A - Day 1 Pm

2:10 pm | Develop: How Can We Better Evaluate Employees and Better Connect Employees to Company Values?

1:30 pm | Discover: Rethinking Your People Values Model to Drive & Maintain Your Peoples’ Purpose in Fast-Growing Life Sciences Organizations

Lynne Borthwick
Chief People Officer
Clario

Track B - Day 1 Pm

1:50 pm | Discover: Turbocharging All Dimensions of the People Experience & Rethinking Mergers of Life Sciences Organizations to Create a Destination Employer

Martin Rexroad
Chief Culture and Community Officer
PTC Therapeutics

Focus Session A

Monday September 20, 2021

1:40 pm | Develop: What More Can We Learn from The Most Senior HR Leaders Redefining the Employee Experience of the Future?

1:00 pm | Discover: How the New Employee Experience Compass Meets the Holistic Needs of Your Employees In 2022 & Beyond

Maryellen McQuade
Chief Talent & Sustainability Officer
Biohaven Pharmaceuticals

Day One

Tuesday September 21, 2021

8:40 am | Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content

Day Two

Wednesday September 22, 2021

8:10 am | Chair’s Welcome & Recap of Day One

Megan Wherry Menner
Senior Vice President & Head of Human Resources
CRISPR Therapeutics

Day Two

Wednesday September 22, 2021

1:30 pm | Action: Speed Learning

Michaela Leo
Head Of Compensation & Benefits
Ipsen Pharma

Day Two

Wednesday September 22, 2021

1:30 pm | Action: Speed Learning

Michele Ehler
Director & Talent Partner US
UCB

Day Two

Wednesday September 22, 2021

9:20 am | Discover: Utilizing Flexibility on the Journey to Successfully Implement a Global DE&I Strategy in Life Sciences Organizations in the US

10:00 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn About How to Create Genuine Change in Hybrid Working Life Sciences Organizations?

Neelima Rao
Vice President, Human Resources, Global R&D & NA Hub Lead
AstraZeneca

Focus Session A

Monday September 20, 2021

3:50 pm | Develop: What More Can We Learn from the HR Leaders Rethinking How to Empower their Life Sciences Workforce?

3:10 pm | Discover: How to Truly Implement DE&I Strategies in Life Sciences Organizations & the Essential Responsibility of Role Modelling from the Top

Otis Johnson
Chief Diversity, Inclusion & Sustainability Officer
Clario

Day Two

Wednesday September 22, 2021

8:15 am | Rethinking DE&I Strategies in Life Sciences Organizations to Deliver on Inclusiveness for Patients as Well As Employees

Paul Tripp
Expert in Residence & Executive Coach
AceUp

Track A - Day 1 AM

11:00 am | Panel Discussion: Reimaging Leadership Development in Fast-Growing Biotechs in 2022

R. John Fidelino
Brand Innovation and Commercial Impact
THE DEVELOPMENT

Focus Session B

Monday September 20, 2021

4:00 pm | Discover: Transforming Your TA Impact & The Brand-New Benchmarks for Sustainable Workforce Planning to Secure Productivity in Life Sciences Organizations in 2022

Track C - Day 1 pm

2:50 pm | Spotlight: The First 90: The Journey to Retention in Biopharma Organizations

Ramcess Jean-Louis
Global Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
Pfizer

Focus Session A

Monday September 20, 2021

3:50 pm | Develop: What More Can We Learn from the HR Leaders Rethinking How to Empower their Life Sciences Workforce?

3:30 pm | Discover: Unapologetically Driving Bold DE&I Agendas & Cultivating Leading Biopharma Workplaces That Truly Deliver on Equity Values

Rona Anhalt
Chief People Officer
EQRx Inc

Focus Session A

Monday September 20, 2021

1:40 pm | Develop: What More Can We Learn from The Most Senior HR Leaders Redefining the Employee Experience of the Future?

1:20 pm | Discover: Reimagining How Life Science Companies Deliver on Employee Connectedness to Transform Engagement, Retention & Differentiation in a Hybrid Working World

Track A - Day 1 AM

11:00 am | Panel Discussion: Reimaging Leadership Development in Fast-Growing Biotechs in 2022

Samantha Sutton
Head of People
Ginkgo BioWorks

Track A - Day 2 am

11:50 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn From Experienced HR Change Makers on How to Redefine the Employee Experience in 2022?

11:10 am | Discover: Setting New Hires Up for Success: New Approaches to Orientation in a Rapid-Growth Remote-Work Environment

Sneha Patel
Vice President - Total Rewards
Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Track C - Day 1 pm

2:10 pm | Develop: What More Do You Want to Learn From Disruptive HR Leaders Transforming Traditional Leadership Development & Comp & Ben Strategies?

1:30 pm | Discover: Benchmarking How Best to Allow for Radial Flexibility & Cultivating a Culture of Care for Your Biopharma Workforce in the Face of Covid Induced Challenges

Stacey Veysey
Senior Director Talent Acquisition
Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Focus Session B

Monday September 20, 2021

2:40 pm | Develop: What More Can We Learn from Leading TA Change Makers on Sustainable Solutions to The Talent Shortage in The Life Sciences Industry

2:20 pm | Discover: Becoming a Truly Differentiated Organisation & Uncovering the Sustainable Solutions to The Talent Shortage in The Life Sciences Industry

Stephanie Franklin
Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Focus Session A

Monday September 20, 2021

1:00 pm | Focus Day Chair's Welcome and Connection Before Content

Steven Rotman
Chief People & Corporate Engagement Officer
Karyopharm Therapeutics

Day Two

Wednesday September 22, 2021

1:30 pm | Action: Speed Learning

Terry Terhark
Founder & President
NXTThing

Day One

Tuesday September 21, 2021

3:30 pm | Presentation by delivered by NXTThing

4:10 pm | Develop: Digging Deeping into Best Practices for Reinvigorating Employee Purpose to Drive Commercial Success

Tim Oyer
Advanced RPO
Vice President, RPO Solutions

Day One

Tuesday September 21, 2021

9:10 am | Discover: Disrupting Front-line Hiring: Overcoming Bottlenecks with the Right Partner

9:30 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn Leading HR Change Makers Delivering on the Needs of their In-Demand Biopharma Workforce?

Tonushree Mondal
President
Tonushree Mondal Consulting LLC

Track C - Day 1 am

12:20 pm | Spotlight: Improving Retention and Building a Strong Pipeline of Leaders by Integrating Career Pathways & Internal Mobility

Tony Martignetti
Chief Inspiration Officer
Inspired Purpose Coaching

Day Two

Wednesday September 22, 2021

1:30 pm | Action: Speed Learning

Tonya Adams
Head of US Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
UCB

Day Two

Wednesday September 22, 2021

9:20 am | Discover: Utilizing Flexibility on the Journey to Successfully Implement a Global DE&I Strategy in Life Sciences Organizations in the US

10:00 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn About How to Create Genuine Change in Hybrid Working Life Sciences Organizations?

Uzair Qadeer
Chief People Officer
Carbon Health

Focus Session A

Monday September 20, 2021

4:30 pm | Roundtable Discussions