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7:30 am Deep Dive Registration & Breakfast

7:45 am Breakfast Deep Dive: Driving a Culture Transformation at Novartis with a Performance Coach in Your Pocket

Synopsis

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

  • What does it take to reshape mindsets to make fundamental cultural change a reality and put our people first?
  • Simplifying, crystallizing and transforming HR into a people and organisation function
  • A truly employee-centric function: Exploring the reasons behind the Novartis culture being described as Curious, Inspired, Unbossed and Self-Aware
  • Ensuring a sustainable cultural transformation process using the “Energized for Life” programme
  • How can we truly differentiate ourselves as the employer of choice in such a hyper-competitive industry?
  • TECH DEMO: Assessing the development of the first digital performance coach in your pocket called QOT (Quality of Time)

Open to all attendees

8:30 am Conference Registration & Networking

9:00 am Chair’s Welcome & Recap of Day One

Transforming Talent Acquisition in Life Sciences

9:20 am Discover: Nothing is Immune to Disruption: Leveraging Organizational Transformation & Cultural Change as the Key to Meet Future Workforce Needs

9:40 am Discover: Transforming Talent Programmes to Impact Company Sustainability in Matters of Expertise, Skilled Resources & Right Behaviours

10:00 am Develop: What are the Critical Success Factors You Need to Get Right When it Comes to Effectively Rethinking Recruitment?

10:20 am Action: What Do You Need to Stop, Start & Continue Doing to Allow You to Transform TA?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

10:40 am Networking & Refreshments

Challenging Traditional Thinking Around Engagement

11:00 am Discover: How Alnylam’s Employer Value Proposition is Transforming Engagement, Retention & Differentiation in a Hot Life Sciences Talent Market

  • Dawn Jarvis Vice President of Human Resources International, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
  • Evie Baldwin Director of Talent Acquisition International, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

11:20 am Discover: Developing a Winning Approach for Deploying a New Global Structure Leveraging Change Management Principles in a Fast-Growing Life Sciences Business

  • Jean-Luc Giraud Chief Human Resources & Communication Officer, Centrient Pharmaceuticals

11:40 am Develop: What One Thing Could You Change That Would Have the Biggest Impact on the Way We Engage with Our Workforce?

  • Dawn Jarvis Vice President of Human Resources International, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
  • Evie Baldwin Director of Talent Acquisition International, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
  • Jean-Luc Giraud Chief Human Resources & Communication Officer, Centrient Pharmaceuticals

12:00 pm Action: What Single Action Can You Take Away & Apply Immediately Which Will Allow You to Change Something When You Leave?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

12:20 pm Networking Lunch

Developing the Next Generation of Life Sciences Innovators

1:20 pm Discover: Pioneering the Digital Leadership Development of Tomorrow’s Life Sciences Leaders

1:40 pm Discover: Driving Innovation in Hyper-Growth Biopharma Business with the help of the HR Function

  • Tom Ryan HR Director, Alkermes Pharma Ireland

2:00 pm Discover: Enabling the Next Generation of Innovators in an Ever-Changing & Complex Industry: The Evidence for Transforming Workplace Learning

2:20 pm Develop: What Works – & What Doesn’t – When it Comes to Developing the Next Generation of Life Sciences Innovators?

2:40 pm Action: What is the Single Biggest Thing You Could do to Transform the Impact of your Innovation Generation Activities?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

3:00 pm Networking & Refreshments

3:20 pm Speed Learning: Outside In – Vital Lessons Life Sciences People Leaders Can Learn From Other Industries

Synopsis

In this quick fire session, five life sciences people leaders will draw on their experience outside of Life Sciences to challenge this industry-specific group to look beyond the biopharma business for inspiration. Each table will be hosted by a Life Sciences HR leader who will share their unique perspective on the people practices being used outside of Life Sciences that can be applied or modified to be applied inside our industry; you then get the opportunity to quiz the host before moving on to your next table.

  • Telecoms – lessons learned from Vodafone
  • Digital Marketing – lessons learned from Moveable Ink
  • Risk Management & Safety – lessons learned from UL
  • Financial Services – lessons learned from Zurich
  • Oil & Energy – lessons learned from Statoil/Equinor

4:50 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks

5:00 pm End of Conference