8:30 am Conference Registration & Networking

9:30 am What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality

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Suruthi Bala, Head of Content – LEAP HR, Hanson Wade

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9:40 am Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content

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Johnathan Rosin, most recently Senior Vice President Talent, Team & Culture, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

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MORNING PLENARY – Reimagining the Role of HR in Life Sciences

9:50 am Discover: How Abbott is Reshaping the Role of HR in Igniting & Sustaining Growth in a Hyper-Competitive Industry

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Michael Johnson, Vice President Human Resources, Abbott Laboratories

10:10 am Discover: A Shifting World of Work: Reimagining Strategic HR & Talent Management in an Evolving Talent Landscape & Life Science Industry

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Deb Briffa, Vice President – Global Client Lead, KellyOCG

 

10:30 am Debate: Debate: How Can We Transform the Impact of HR in a Rapidly Evolving Industry?

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Michael Johnson, Vice President Human Resources, Abbott Laboratories

Deb Briffa, Vice President – Global Client Lead, KellyOCG

10:45 am Action: What One Thing Will You Now Change to Rethink the Way You Support Your Business?

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Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

11:00 am Speed Networking & Refreshments

11:40 am

Track 1 – Transforming Cultures of Legacy Success

Discover: Breaking Through the Status Quo to Transform a Culture Built on Legacy Success

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Maryellen McQuade, Corporate Vice President Human Resources, Novo Nordisk

Track 2 – Radically Reimagining Talent

12:00 pm

Track 1 – Transforming Cultures of Legacy Success

Discover: Driving Radical Cultural Change in a Large Life Sciences Organization Competing for Top Talent

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Dan Manea, Global Head of Human Resources, Novartis

Track 2 – Radically Reimagining Talent

12:20 pm

Track 1 – Transforming Cultures of Legacy Success

Debate: What Does It Take to Truly Drive Radical Change through HR in Life Sciences?

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Maryellen McQuade, Corporate Vice President Human Resources, Novo Nordisk

Dan Manea, Global Head of Human Resources – North America, Novartis

Track 2 – Radically Reimagining Talent

12:35pm

Track 1 – Transforming Cultures of Legacy Success

Action: What Leap Forward Will You Now Take?

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Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Track Chair

Track 2 – Radically Reimagining Talent

12:50 pm Networking Lunch

1:50 pm

Track 1 – Gaining a Competitive Talent Edge

Discover: Rethinking How We Approach Talent to Give Our Businesses That Competitive Edge in Such a Hot Market

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Simon Kelner, Chief Human Resources Officer, Rhythm Pharmaceuticals

Track 2 – Reshaping the Employee Experience

2.10 pm

Track 1 – Gaining a Competitive Talent Edge

Discover: The War for Talent: What the Bio Pharma Headhunter Knows That They Aren’t Telling You

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Todd Govig, CEO & Founder, Govig Associates

Track 2 – Reshaping the Employee Experience

2.30 pm

Track 1 – Gaining a Competitive Talent Edge

Discover: Discover: Tackling the True Cost of Turnover: Totally Rethinking the ROI of the People Function

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Nancy Fairchild, Senior Vice President Human Resources, Luminex

Track 2 – Reshaping the Employee Experience

2:50 pm

Track 1 – Gaining a Competitive Talent Edge

Develop: What Traditionally Thinking Do We Need to Challenge About Our Approach to Talent?

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Simon Kelner, Chief Human Resources Officer, Rhythm Pharmaceuticals

Todd Govig, CEO & Founder, Govig Associates

Nancy Fairchild, Senior Vice President Human Resources, Luminex

Track 2 – Reshaping the Employee Experience

2:45 pm

Track 1 – Gaining a Competitive Talent Edge

Action: What One Thing Will Now Change About How You Attract & Develop Talent?

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Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Track Chair

Track 2 – Reshaping the Employee Experience

3:00 pm Networking & Refreshments Break

AFTERNOON PLENARY – Differentiation by Putting the Employee First

3:30 pm Discover: Reimagining the What It Really Takes to Put Employees & Patients First in a Booming Life Sciences Business

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Kristen Stants, Vice President Global Talent Management, Alexion

3:50 pm Discover: Bravery in Total Rewards: Talking Bold Steps to Transform Your Culture

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Sarah Redgrave, Vice President, Total Rewards & Center Operations, KinderCare

4:10 pm Debate: What Does It Really Take to Differentiate Your Life Sciences Business?

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Kristen Stants, Vice President Human Resources, Alexion

Sarah Redgrave, Vice President, Total Rewards & Center Operations, KinderCare

4:25 pm Action: What One Thing Will You Now Do To Transform Your Culture into One Focussed on Your Employees?

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Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

4:50 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference Day One

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Johnathan Rosin, Senior Vice President Talent, Team & Culture, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

5:00 pm Close of Conference Day One & Informal Networking Drinks