July 24-26, 2017

Boston, MA

Main Conference – Day 1

Conference Day 1 Conference Day 2

Breakfast Deep Dive A Title

Rethinking Organizational Development in Rapid Growth Bio Pharma Businesses

07.15 Deep Dive Registration, Networking & Breakfast 
07.30 Deep Dive Leader’s Welcome and Introduction Michael Pacanowsky, Gore-Giovale Chair in Business Innovation, Founding Director of the Center for Innovative Cultures, Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business, Westminster College and formerly Organizational Culture Specialist, W.L. Gore & Associates
07.40 Discover: Rethinking Traditional Organizational Design to Create a High-Performance, Highly Collaborative Operational and Cultural Structure in Your Life Science Business Michael Pacanowsky, Gore-Giovale Chair in Business Innovation, Founding Director of the Center for Innovative Cultures, Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business, Westminster College and formerly Organizational Culture Specialist, W.L. Gore & Associates
08.00 Discover: Agile Talent Strategies for Rapid Growth Bio Pharma Businesses Karen Anderson, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Alnylam
08.20 Discuss: What Traditional Thinking Needs to Be Challenged in Our Organizations to Help Us Build Agile Talent Strategies, Cultures and Organizations? Facilitated by the Deep Dive leader
08.40 Debate: How Do We Overcome the Barriers to Innovative Thinking When It Comes to Culture and Organizational Design? Karen Anderson, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Alnylam
09.00 Action: What Are You Now Going to Do to Build an Agile Organization Able to Take on the Challenges of the Future? Facilitated by the Deep Dive leader
09.05 Deep Dive Leader’s Recap and Conclusion Michael Pacanowsky, Gore-Giovale Chair in Business Innovation, Founding Director of the Center for Innovative Cultures, Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business, Westminster College and formerly Organizational Culture Specialist, W.L. Gore & Associates
09.15 End of Deep Dive
Conference Day One starts at 9.30, immediately after the end of this Deep Dive
What is a Deep Dive

Main Conference Begins Title

08.30 Conference Registration & Networking
Morning Plenary – Driving Innovation
09.30 What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality Gareth Pearce, Managing Director, LEAP HR, Hanson Wade
09.40 Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content Mark Naidicz, Vice President Human Resources, AbbVie
09.50 Discover: How HR Can Enable a Innovation Ecosystem to Speed up Drug Discovery and Development Terri Grant, Vice President, Human Resources, Eli Lilly
10.10 Discover: The Journey to Accelerating Innovation to Reduce Drug Development Timelines by 25% Anne-Marie Sotire,
Head of Human Resources, R&D, Bristol-Myers Squibb
10.30 Discover: Energy Management: The Key to Driving Innovation and Harnessing Sustainable Human Processing Power
Tony Schwartz,
Founder & CEO, The Energy Project
10.50 Discuss: How Can HR Create a Culture of Innovation in Life Sciences Businesses of All Sizes? Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Chair
11.05 Debate: How Can We Best Overcome the Barriers to Building an Innovation Ecosystem?

Terri Grant, Vice President, Human Resources, Eli Lilly

Anne-Marie Sotire,
Head of Human Resources, R&D, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Tony Schwartz, Founder & CEO, The Energy Project

11.20 Action: What Will You Now Change to Encourage a Dynamic Culture of Innovation? Output Focused Action Session
Facilitated by the Chair
11.25 Speed Networking & Refreshments

 

Morning Track A –
Rethinking Rewards & Experience

Morning Track B –
Transforming HR Impact

11.50

Discover: Creating a Custom Approach to Calibrating and Knowing Where to Invest in Talent

Keith Swenson, Senior Vice President Human Resources, Horizon Pharma

11.50

Discover: Achieving Next-Generation Performance Management in a Results-Driven, Science-Centric Industry

Jessica Micciche, Vice President, Global HR Business
Partner Organization, Medidata Solutions

12.10

Discover: Managing the Chaos: Designing a New Talent Strategy to Survive in an Evolving and Competitive Life Sciences Landscape

Kevin Duffy, Vice President Life Sciences & Healthcare, KellyOCG

12.10

Discover: Rethinking leadership Development in the Life Sciences Organization of the Future

Susie Robinson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Purdue Pharma

12.30

Discuss: How Should We Rethink the Way We Build Talent Strategies in Life Sciences?

Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Track Chair

12.30

Discuss: What Needs to Change about How We Prepare Leaders for Future Challenges?

Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Track Chair

12.45

Debate: How Do We Overcome the Barriers to Non-traditional Talent Management?

Keith Swenson, Senior Vice President Human Resources, Horizon Pharma

Kevin Duffy, Vice President Life Sciences & Healthcare, KellyOCG

12.45

Debate: How Do We Most Effectively Challenge Traditional Thinking Around Leadership and Performance?

Jessica Micciche, Vice President, Global HR Business Partner Organization, Medidata  solutions

Susie Robinson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Purdue Pharma

1.00

Action: What Is the Biggest Thing You Will Now Do to Transform Your Talent Strategy?

Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Track Chair

1.00 Action: What Are You Now Going to Change about the Way You Build Leaders or Review
Performance?Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Track Chair
1.05 Networking Lunch

 

Afternoon Track A –
Rethinking Rewards & Experience

Afternoon Track B –
Transforming HR Impact

2.00

Discover: How Reward and Recognition Are Changing to Fit the Needs of the Next Generation of Life Science Talent

Heather Hayes, Vice President Human Resources, Horizon Discovery

2.00

Discover: Reimagining the Role of the People Function in the Life Sciences Business of the Future

Sheela Krothapalli, Head of People Operations, Verily (formerly Google Life Sciences)

2.20

Discover: Rethinking the Life Sciences Employee Experience from Candidacy to Exit to Help Your People Work Smarter

Adriana Bokel Herde, Vice President Human Resources, Biogen

2.20

Discover: Balancing Traditional and Non-Traditional Approaches to HR in Multiple Therapeutic Areas

 

2.40

Discuss: How Do We Need to Adapt to Meet the Changing Expectations of the Next-Generation of Scientific Talent?

Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Track Chair

2.40

Discuss: What Conventional Thinking Is Most in Need of Challenging Around How We Currently Approach HR?

Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Track Chair

2.55

Debate: How Do We Overcome the Barriers to Achieving Flexible HR Inside a Fast-Growth Life Sciences Company?

Heather Hayes, Vice President Human Resources, Horizon Discovery

Adriana Bokel Herde, Vice President Human Resources, Biogen

2.55 Debate: How Do We Best Overcome the Barriers to Challenging Traditional
Thinking in HR?Sheela Krothapalli, Head of People Operations, Verily (formerly Google Life Sciences)
3.10

Action: What Do You Now Need to Change to Increase the Flexibility of Your HR Function?

Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Track Chair

3.10

Action: What Do You Now Want to Change about Your HR Value Proposition on Your Return to the Office?

Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Track Chair

3.15 Networking & Refreshments
Afternoon Plenary – Transforming Talent Strategy
3.40 Discover: “Not Your Normal Upstart”: Building a Non-Traditional People Strategy for a Brand New Biotech Lucia Celona, Executive Vice
President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Bioverativ
4.00 Discover: Rethinking the Way We Engage the Talent of the Future: The Power of a Personal Candidate Experience Todd Radloff, Vice President, Operations, taylor strategy partners
4.20 Discuss: What Would We Change about Our People Strategies If We Had the Chance to Start Again? Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Track Chair
4.35 Debate: How Can We Overcome the Challenges to Redesigning HR for the Life Sciences Business of the Future? Lucia Celona, Executive Vice
President & Chief Human Resources Officer, BioverativTodd Radloff, Vice President, Operations, taylor strategy partners
4.50 Action: What Will You Now Change about Your People Strategy When You Return to the Office? Output Focused Action Session
Facilitated by the Chair
4.55 Chair’s Closing Remarks Mark Naidicz, Vice President Human Resources, AbbVie
5.10 Closing Keynote: What Life Sciences People Leaders Can Learn from the Navy SEAL Approach to Dealing with Complex Operating Environments James Olson, Life Sciences CEO and former member, SEAL Team Three

End of Day 1

See Day 2

What is a Deep Dive?

This interactive deep dive session will provide an opportunity to plug into the very latest thinking around how to create agile talent strategies. This is an intensive environment for you to discuss with your peers how to design more effective organizations which can help both large, small, slow growth and fast growth bio pharma businesses thrive.