8:45 am Conference Registration & Networking

9:15 am What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality

9:25 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

9:30 am Panel Discussion: Leveraging Lessons Learnt from the Pandemic to Drive HR Innovation in Life Sciences

  • Joe Cronin Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, ICON
  • René Bujard Director Human Resources, Global R&D & DE&I Leader, Galderma
  • Anne Benedict Chief People Officer, COMPASS Pathways

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?

10:10 am Structured Networking

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

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

11:20 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

11:40 am Break

Develop a Leading & Future-Focused Workplace

12:40 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

1:00 pm Discover: How Cultivating Cultures Of Feedback Will Turbocharge Your Peoples’ Purpose & Drastically Reduce Turnover In Life Sciences Companies Of All Sizes

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

Synopsis

• How one leading life science company is reinventing its approach to employee feedback, enabling it to implement the most crucial and well received HR projects in a hybrid-working environment
• Maximising the feedback conversations between employees and managers to foster a vibrant learning culture and anticipate the fast-changing needs of all employees
• How Kyowa Kirin International has successfully crafted a culture of feedback and inclusivity that has resulted insignificantly reduced turnover allowing it to thrive during the ‘Great Resignation’

1:20 pm Develop: What Can We Do Differently to Redefine Workplace Culture in 2022 & Beyond?

  • Sian Abel Senior Vice President & Head of Human Resources, Kyowa Kirin Internat
  • Joe Cronin Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, ICON

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

Rethinking HR Service Delivery

1:40 pm Discover: Taking People Analytics to the Next Level: How to Successfully Leverage Predictive HR Analytics to Improve the Health of Our Patients

Synopsis

• How can life science HR change makers position themselves as true HR Business partners in 2022 and beyond?
• Scrapping traditional HR thinking and embracing predictive people analytics to monitor and track trends such as turnover and how it impacts our production line in real time
• CSL Behring’s new predictive analytics model and how they are integrating HR data with crucial business data to see how HR strategies impact the bottom line of the business

2:00 pm Discover: Talent Trends 2022: Put People First to Recharge Your Talent Strategy

  • Chris Hutt Senior Vice President, Strategic Operations , Randstad

Synopsis

• How can life sciences organisations develop a clear understanding of the needs and expectations of the people that make their business thrive?
• Rethink your talent experience to create a game-changing attraction strategy, and passionately protect diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
• Five ways to build a robust people analytics strategy and drive integration of market and workforce data to gain an intelligent advantage

2:20 pm Develop: How Does Employee Experience Impact Turnover & What More Can Be Done to Retain Key Talent?

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

2:40 pm Networking Break

Advance Meaningful Collaboration in a Disrupted World

3:10 pm Panel Discussion: Moving Beyond Pre-Pandemic People Practices & Equipping Leaders to Lead in a Better Normal

Synopsis

• Reflecting on the intense spotlight shone on organisations leading the development of covid vaccines. How does an organisation sustain that sense of purpose?
• What does the future of hybrid learning look like?
• How do we equip leaders to lead in a new normal? How do we help our leaders succeed in a disrupted digital space?
• What new HR thinking is required to focus on taking care of our people and building an environment geared toward their success?

3:40 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference Day One