28-29 January 2020 | London

2019 Conference Day One

Tuesday 29 January, 2019

8.30

Conference Registration & Networking

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


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

9.20 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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09.30 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

09.50 Discover: A Shifting World of Work: Re-imagining
Strategic HR and Talent Management in an Evolving
Talent Landscape and Life Science Industry
Sam Smith, Global Vice President, Life Sciences & Healthcare, KellyOCG

10.10 Develop: How Can We Re-imagine HR for a Future Life Sciences Industry?

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

Sam Smith, Global Vice President, Life Sciences & Healthcare, KellyOCG


10.25 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

10.45 Speed Networking & Refreshments
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Cracking the Life Sciences Culture Code

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11.20 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

11.40 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

12.20 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


12.15 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

12.35 Networking Lunch
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Developing the Next Generation of Life Sciences Talent

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1.45 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

2.05 Discover: Rethinking the HR Delivery Model to Create a High Performance Culture and Get Better Drugs to
Patients Faster
Linnea Elrington, Head of Human Resources,
Silence Therapeutics

2.25 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

Linnea Elrington, Head of Human Resources,
Silence Therapeutics


2.40 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

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

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3.30 Discover: How HR Can Drive the Future of Life Sciences? Partnering with Your Competitors to Drive HR Innovation & Collaboration Andy Porter, Chief People Officer,
The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard
3.50 Discover: Planning and Delivering Talent Strategies to Support Sustainable Growth in a Dynamic Life Sciences Industry Helen Stephenson Ellis, Chief People Officer, Oxford Biomedica

4.10 Discover: Translating Brand Culture into New Markets
& Aligning It with Recruitment Strategies to Ensure You
Attract, Assimilate & Retain Top Talent
Dawn Jarvis, Vice President of International
Human Resources, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

4.30 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

Dawn Jarvis, Vice President of International
Human Resources, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals


4.45 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

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

5.15

End of Conference Day One & Informal Networking Drinks Hosted by KellyOCG