29-30 January, 2019 | London

Conference Day One

Tuesday 29 January, 2019

8.30

Conference Registration & Networking

(for those not taking part in the morning deep dive)


9.30 What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality Rochelle Ross, Programme Director – LEAP HR, Hanson Wade

9.35 Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content Aaron Falcione, Vice President Human Resources, Global Human Health, Merck
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Preparing for the Future of HR in Life Sciences

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9.50 Discover: Imagining the Future of HR in Life Sciences:
Partnering with Your Competitors to Drive HR Innovation
& Collaboration
Andy Porter, Chief People Officer,
The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

10.10 Discover: How to Link Future Talent Development to Strategic Value Creation to Create Exponential Value in the Digital Life Sciences Organisation of the Future Joy Xu, Chief Human Resources Officer, Sandoz

10.30 Discover: What Life Sciences Companies of All Sizes Can Learn from the Lessons of the Roche/Genentech Integration Laura-Katrin Seitz, most recently Vice President & Global Head of HR for Biologics, Sanofi

10.50 Develop: How Can We Reimagine HR for a Future Life Sciences Industry?

Andy Porter, Chief People Officer, The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

Joy Xu, Chief Human Resources Officer, Sandoz

Laura-Katrin Seitz, most recently Vice President & Global Head of HR for Biologics, Sanofi


11.10 Action: What Is the Single Biggest Thing You Can Do Now to Prepare for the Future of HR in Life Sciences? Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

11.30 Speed Networking & Refreshments
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Cracking the Life Sciences Culture Code

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12.30 Discover: Building, Nourishing and Evolving a Culture of Innovation Which Unleashes the Potential of the Brilliant People Our Organizations Are Hiring Sian Abel, Head of International Human Resources, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

12.40 Discover: How to Shape Your Values and Create a Customer-Focused Culture That Boosts Engagement and Ensures Better Business and Patient Outcomes Martin Lexa, Executive President Human Resources, Mölnlycke Health Care

1.00 Develop: What are the Keys to Developing a Scalable Culture Where Innovation Thrives in a Dynamic Life Sciences Company?

Sian Abel, Head of International Human Resources, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Martin Lexa, Executive President Human Resources, Mölnlycke Health Care


1.20 Action: What is the Single Biggest Thing You Could Change About Your Approach to Culture to Achieve the Biggest Impact in Your b Bio Pharma Business? Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

1.40 Networking Lunch
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Developing the Next Generation of Life Sciences Talent

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2.30 Discover: How Unique 90-day “Breakthrough Projects” Are Helping Arjo Reinforce a Winning Culture & Develop the Life Sciences Leaders of Tomorrow Sara Milesson, Vice President Human Resources, Arjo

2.50 Discover: Accelerating the development of your high potentials to ensure you fill succession gaps and achieve sustained growth in your bio pharma business Tanya Kennedy, Vice President Human Resources, Ferring Pharmaceuticals

3.10 Develop: What Works – & What Doesn’t – When it Comes to Developing the Next Generation of Life Sciences Leaders?

Sara Milesson, Vice President Human Resources, Arjo

Tanya Kennedy, Vice President Human Resources, Ferring Pharmaceutical


3.30 Action: What Is the Single Biggest Thing You Could Do to Transform the Impact of Your Leadership Development Activities? Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

3.50 Networking & Refreshments
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Finding Tomorrow’s Vital Life Sciences Talent

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4.20 Discover: Planning and Delivering Talent Strategies to Support Sustainable Growth in a Dynamic Life Sciences Industry Helen Stephenson Ellis, Chief People Officer, Oxford Biomedica

4.40 Discover: Taking a Data-Driven Approach to Drive Talent Acquisition in a Hyper-Competitive Life Sciences Industry Galina Soubbotina, Sr. Regional Talent Sourcing Lead, Thermo Fisher Scientific

5.00 Develop: How Do We Need to Rethink Our Approach to Workforce Planning & Strategic Recruitment to Find the People We Need Faster in the Future?

Helen Stephenson Ellis, Chief People Officer, Oxford Biomedica

Galina Soubbotina, Sr. Regional Talent Sourcing Lead, Thermo Fisher Scientific


5.20 Action: What Is the One Thing You Could Change That Would Have the Biggest Impact on Increasing the Effectiveness of Your Talent Acquisition Activities? Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

5.40 Chair’s Closing Remarks Aaron Falcione, Vice President Human Resources, Global Human Health, Merck

6.00

End of Conference Day One & Informal Networking Drinks