July 24-26, 2017

Boston, MA

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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
07.35 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
07.55 Discover: Agile Talent Strategies for Rapid Growth Bio Pharma Businesses Karen Anderson, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Alnylam
08.15 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
08.30 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
08.40 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
08.45 End of Deep Dive
Conference Day One starts at 9.00, immediately after the end of this Deep Dive
What is a Deep Dive

Main Conference Begins Title

08.00 Conference Registration & Networking
Morning Plenary – Driving Innovation
09.00 What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality Gareth Pearce, Managing Director, LEAP HR, Hanson Wade
09.10 Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content Mark Naidicz, Vice President Human Resources, AbbVie
09.20 Discover: How HR Can Enable a Innovation Ecosystem to Speed up Drug Discovery and Development Terri Grant, Vice President, Human Resources, Eli Lilly
09.40 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
10.00 Discover: Energy Management: The Key to Driving Innovation and Harnessing Sustainable Human Processing Power
Tony Schwartz,
Founder & CEO, The Energy Project
10.20 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

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

 

Morning Track A

Morning Track B

11.40

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

Keith Swenson, Senior Vice President Human Resources, Horizon Pharma

11.40

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

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

12.00

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

12.00

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

Susie Robinson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Purdue Pharma

12.20

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

Keith Swenson, Senior Vice President Human Resources, Horizon Pharma

Kevin Duffy, Vice President Life Sciences & Healthcare, KellyOCG

12.20

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

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

Susie Robinson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Purdue Pharma

12.35

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

Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Track Chair

12.35

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

Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Track Chair

12.50 Networking Lunch

 

Afternoon Track A 

Afternoon Track B 

1.50

Discover: The Life Sciences Innovation Formula: The Keys for Creating a Dynamic Culture Where Innovation Thrives

Mark Naidicz, Vice President Human Resources, AbbVie

1.50

Discover: Anticipating How the Nature of Work and Roles Will Change in a Very Different Future Life Sciences Industry

Jonathan Rosin, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

2.10

Discover: Advancing Inclusivity to Improve Performance, Increase Productivity, Drive Innovation and Maximize Employee Engagement

Alan Nevel, Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion,
Thermo Fisher Scientific

2.10

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

2.30

Debate: What’s the Key to Building a Unique Culture That Is Flexible Enough to Grow with You?

Mark Naidicz, Vice President Human Resources, AbbVie

Alan Nevel, Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion,
Thermo Fisher Scientific

2.30

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

Jonathan Rosin, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

Heather Hayes, Vice President Human Resources, Horizon Discovery

2.45

Action: How Do We Overcome the Biggest Challenges in Building a Unique and Scalable Culture of Innovation and Inclusivity?

Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Track Chair

2.45

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

Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Track Chair

3.00 Networking & Refreshments
Afternoon Plenary – Transforming Talent Strategy
3.30 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
3.50 Discover: Hiring for IMPACT: How to Build and Sustain your Organizational Culture in a High-Growth Biotech James Brady, Vice President, Human Resources, Intarcia Therapeutics
4.10 Debate: What Would We Change about Our People Strategies If We Had the Chance to Start Again? James Brady, Vice President, Human Resources, Intarcia Therapeutics
4.25 Action: How Can We Overcome the Challenges to Redesigning HR for the Life Sciences Business of the Future? Output Focused Action Session
Facilitated by the Chair
4.40 Chair’s Closing Remarks Mark Naidicz, Vice President Human Resources, AbbVie
5.00 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

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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.