8:00 am Conference Registration & Networking

8:30 am What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality

8:40 am Chair Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content

  • Sian Abel Senior Vice President & Head of Human Resources, Kyowa Kirin Internat

Leverage Lessons Learnt from the Pandemic to Drive Future HR Innovation in Life Sciences

8:50 am Panel Discussion: Leveraging Lessons Learnt from the Pandemic to Drive HR Innovation in Life Sciences

  • Hege Sollie-Zetlmayer Senior Vice President, Human Resources, PTC Therapeutics
  • Martin Lexa Chief People & Corporate Communications Officer, Mölnlycke Health Care
  • Joe Cronin Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, ICON

Synopsis

Questions will include:

  • What thinking do we need to challenge to be able to genuinely accommodate our employees bringing their whole selves to work in life sciences?
  • How can we seamlessly integrate DE&I into a hybrid organizational strategy?
  • How do we communicate and share knowledge with an increasingly remote and geographically dispersed workforce?
  • What fresh approaches do we need to take to succession planning to prepare for the next period of disruption which will come with the great resignation?
  • And what ambitious goals do we need to set in order to bolster company culture and facilitate meaningful interactions in an increasingly digital working world?

9:20 am Table Discussion: What Other Lessons Have You Learnt During the Pandemic That You Want to Apply in 2022 & Beyond?

Synopsis

Output-Focused Discussion Session

9:40 am Structured Networking & Refreshments

Attract & Inspire Top Biopharma Talent to Remain Competitive in 2022 & Beyond

10:20 am Discover: Becoming a Truly Differentiated Organisation & Uncovering the Sustainable Solutions to The Talent Shortage in The Life Sciences Industry

  • Everette Brown Executive Director Global Talent Acquisition, PTC Therapeutics

Synopsis

  • Moving beyond what’s previously been impossible to attract and inspire the
    biopharma talent in life sciences organisations of all sizes to remain competitive in
    2022 & beyond
  • The innovative new HR thinking required to enrich graduate training programmes in
    a unique new way and turbocharge your EVP to truly stand out in today’s candidates’
    market
  • How PTC Therapeutics’ Talent Pipeline Programme is providing a sustainable solution
    to the talent shortage crippling the life sciences industry in 2022

10:40 am Discover: Re-thinking How Life Science Companies Align Organisational & Individual Purpose to Transform Engagement, Retention & Differentiation in a Hybrid Working World

Synopsis

  • How can we reflect on lessons learned from the pandemic to create greater alignment between individual drivers and organisational purpose to attract and inspire top biopharma talent?
  • Rethinking employee values and identifying key differentiators to take life science organisations to the next level of visibility in a tight talent market
  • How progressive HR leaders at UCB have broken away from conventional talent acquisition processes and aligned organisational and individual purpose in a hybrid working world

11:00 am Discover: Rethinking How to Tackle the Ongoing Talent Shortage by Optimizing Your Sourcing Capabilities

Synopsis

  • What new thinking needs to be applied to become the employer of choice for top
    biopharma talent in 2022 and beyond
  • The innovative strategies proven to turbocharge your sourcing capabilities and
    advance your employee value proposition
  • How Gilead Sciences is working with AMS to tackle business-critical skills shortages in
    this new hybrid working world

11:30 am Develop: What More Can We Learn from the HR Leaders Transforming the Way We Approach Employee Experience?

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

11:50 am Action: What Are You Now Going to Do Differently to Attract, Inspire & Retain Key Biopharma Talent?

Synopsis

Output-Focused Discussion Session

12:10 pm Networking Lunch

Create & Cultivate a Sustainable Culture in a Post-Pandemic Environment

1:00 pm Discover: Cultivating Convenience for Employees At All Levels In Life Sciences Companies to Maximise Employee Satisfaction In A Hybrid Working World

  • Benoit Barbiche Director - Talent Management & Human Resource Business Partner, Santen

Synopsis

  • How one innovative life sciences company has effectively implemented a holistic approach to support meaningful interactions and drive productivity on a global scale
  • Maximising existing technological capabilities to implement an employee assistance programme to truly add value to the learning journey of all employees
  • How Santen’s bold new work style is building an ecosystem of trust and transparency to maximise employee experience in a hybrid working world

1:20 pm Discover: Effectively Implement Crucial Company-Wide HR Transformational Projects Without Compromising Employee Experience in Life Sciences Companies

  • René Bujard Director Human Resources, Global R&D & DE&I Leader, Galderma

Synopsis

  • How do we effectively implement the truly transformational HR projects when multiple drivers of innovation are impacting lab, office, and field employees all at once?
  • The best DE&I practices employed by one of the most innovative Life Sciences companies to break away from traditional HR structures and drastically improve employee experience
  • How Galderma is strategically managing multiple HR transformational projects while taking an innovative new approach to employee experience and building a truly future-proof company structure

1:40 pm Develop: What More Can We Learn from the HR Leaders Transforming the Way We Approach Employee Experience?

  • Benoit Barbiche Director - Talent Management & Human Resource Business Partner, Santen
  • René Bujard Director Human Resources, Global R&D & DE&I Leader, Galderma

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

2:00 pm Action: What Are You Now Going to Stop, Start, & Do More of to Facilitate Meaningful Connections & Bolster Employees’ Experiences?

Synopsis

Output-Focused Discussion Session

2:20 pm Networking Break

Radically Redesign Your Approach to Employee Experience

3:00 pm Discover: Reimagining How to Effectively Utilize the Existing Skills & Capabilities in Life Sciences Organisations To Sustainably Enhance Human Capital & Retain Key Talent

Synopsis

  • What do we need to do differently to achieve to achieve sustainable employee wellbeing and maintain cohesive culture in order to drive performance in life sciences companies?
  • Reimagining how we can treat employees as sustainable assets and fostering the culture of belonging to reduce employee attrition rates
  • How CSL Behring’s innovative and inclusive Human Capital Sustainability Model has allowed it to retain 94% of key talent within the enterprise and onboard over 6.5K new employees in today’s tight talent market

3:20 pm Discover: The Innovative New HR Thinking Required For Industry-Leading Integrations Of Life Science Companies In A Post-Pandemic World To Accelerate Commercial Success

  • Joe Cronin Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, ICON

Synopsis

  • Revealing how life science organisations of all stages and sizes are being forced to rip up the rulebook on traditional integration processes and redefine cultural transformation
  • Understanding how company-wide transformation in such a tight talent market requires strategic reallocation of resources and skills to enable agility and reduce turnover
  • How ICON has transformed its people processes and successfully completed a $12bn, industry-leading acquisition of PRA Health Sciences to drastically accelerate commercial success in 2022 & beyond

3:40 pm Develop: How Does Employee Experience Impact Turnover & What More Can Be Done to Retain Key Talent?

  • Elena Kharlmova Director - Global Talent Acquisition, CSL Behring
  • Joe Cronin Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, ICON

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

4:00 pm Action: What Have You Learnt About Employee Experience in 2022 & How Exactly Will You Leverage It To Retain Key Talent?

Synopsis

Output-Focused Discussion Session

Advance Meaningful Collaboration in a Disrupted World

4:20 pm Panel Discussion: Revealing The Secrets of Successful Collaboration in 2022 & Beyond

Synopsis

Hear from two of the most innovative HR leaders who helped drive one of the most high profile collaborations in global – not just life science – history. They will share insights on the biggest lessons learnt from the last eighteen months that we can utilise to drive future HR collaboration.

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