TA Focus Day

Option B: Life Sciences TA Focus Day

Rethinking How to Deliver on the Brand- New, Unmet Needs of Top Life Sciences Talent to Attract and Inspire Candidates and Succeed in the War for Talent

Before the main conference begins, this interactive focus day will allow you to spend time engaging in a smaller group. This is your best opportunity to uncover how leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies are redefining benchmarks to meet the unmet needs of new and existing employees to genuinely turbocharge the employee experience and transform their impact in today’s red hot talent market.

July 18, 2022: 12pm – 5pm


Exclusively hosted by:

12:00 pm Registration & Lunch

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

Rethinking Your EVP to Cater to the New, Unmet Needs of New Gen Biopharma Candidates

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

  • Adam DeVos Director and Head of Talent Acquisition , Olema Oncology
  • Craig Natale Vice President Global Talent Acquisition, ProPharma Group
  • Alan Blevins Head of Talent Acquisition, North America, Ipsen
  • Dan Gold President, Fairway Consulting

Synopsis

  • The innovative strategies proven to turbocharge your sourcing capabilities and advance your employee value proposition
  • Re-inventing onboarding experiences to tackle business-critical skills shortages in and out the lab
  • Looking beyond the traditional biopharma background to improve our recruitment processes and achieve the results we need
  • Re-imagining traditional recruitment strategies and providing a faster ramp-up for new hires and allowing for non-scientific recruiters to support recruiting for specialized, scientific roles

1:20 pm Action: What Are You Now Going to Do Differently to Attract & Inspire the Talent You Need to Remain Competitive?

Synopsis

Output-Focused Discussion Session

1:40 pm Networking Break

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

  • Everette Brown Executive Director Global Talent Acquisition, PTC Therapeutics

Synopsis

  • Moving beyond what’s previously been impossible to attract and inspire the biopharma talent in life sciences organizations of all sizes to remain competitive in 2022 & beyond
  • The innovative new HR thinking required to enrich graduate training programs in a unique new way and turbocharge your EVP to truly stand out in today’s candidates’ market
  • How PTC Therapeutics’ Talent Pipeline Program is providing a sustainable solution to the talent shortage crippling the life sciences industry in 2022

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

  • Stacey Veysey Senior Director Talent Acquisition, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Synopsis

  • How can we better engage cross-functional levers and teams to quickly combat the life sciences talent shortage?
  • Integrating ID&E into the early career initiatives providing a sustainable solution to the talent shortage on the East Coast and surrounding areas
  • How Vertex Pharmaceuticals, an organization now operating in new therapeutics areas, is reimagining it’s branding and new ways to excite the talent pool to drive organizational growth

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

  • Everette Brown Executive Director Global Talent Acquisition, PTC Therapeutics
  • Stacey Veysey Senior Director Talent Acquisition, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Focus Day Chair

3:00 pm Action: What Will You Now Do Differently to Tackle the Evolving Talent Shortage in The Life Sciences Industry?

Synopsis

Output-Focused Discussion Session

3:20 pm Comfort Break

Positioning Yourself as a Modern Employer to Succeed in the Candidate’s Market

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

  • Adam DeVos Director and Head of Talent Acquisition , Olema Oncology

Synopsis

  • How can biopharma organizations do better at telling the story of our cultures throughout the onboarding process and how do we utilize technology and social media to do this?
  • Reimagining how we can translate EVP into not just an overarching brand, but convey it to different talent segments in the market to reach that talent in a way that resonates for their needs
  • How Olema Oncology is incorporating fresh new TA approaches and viewing candidates as consumers to attract top biopharma candidates fielding multiple offers

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

  • Gina Thomas Executive Director - Talent Acquisition, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • R. John Fidelino Brand Innovation and Commercial Impact, THE DEVELOPMENT

Synopsis

  • How can we better account for turnover specifically for critical roles with institutional knowledge that need filling to prevent reduction in productivity
  • Rethinking how you view your competitors to stay ahead in today’s tight talent market
  • The innovative HR thinking behind Regeneron’s TA strategy and how they are winning in the tight talent market on the East Coast and surrounding areas

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

  • Adam DeVos Director and Head of Talent Acquisition , Olema Oncology
  • Gina Thomas Executive Director - Talent Acquisition, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Focus Day Chair

4:40 pm Action: What HR Practices Will You Now Change in Order to Position Your Life Sciences Organization as a Modern Employer?

Synopsis

Output-Focused Discussion Session

5:00 pm Focus Day Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Pre-Conference Focus Day

5:10 pm Drinks Reception hosted by TSP

Synopsis

Invitation Only