7:30 am Conference Registration & Networking

8:10 am
Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content

  • Sian Abel Global Human Resource Business Partner , Kyowa Kirin International

8:20 am Energizing Icebreaker

Meeting Shifted Employee Expectations

8:40 am Discover: Redefine Your Employer Brand, Upgrade Your EVP & Position Yourself as a Modern Employer to Succeed in Today’s Candidate’s Market

Synopsis

  • How can biopharma organizations better translate the story of culture and transform their EVP to be fir for purpose in the European talent market in 2023?
  • Reimagining how to convey your EVP not just as an overarching brand but adopting it specifically to different talent segments in the market to reach that talent in a way that resonates for their needs
  • How UCB has completely refreshing its EVP by incorporating thinking from marketing and succeeding in attracting top biopharma candidates fielding multiple offers to deliver on business-critical talent needs

9:00 am Discover: Mapping Employee Capabilities to Better Harness & Redeploy Your Internal Biopharma Talent Around the World

Synopsis

  • How can you translate company missions into mindsets to redefine culture and re-attract your own talent?
  • Empowering employees to better transfer their own knowledge of the organization and skills to a new role
  • Leveraging lessons learned from Moderna’s new mission to provide true flexibility to internal talent and the technology used when exploring this

9:10 am Develop: What More Can We Learn from the HR Leaders Rethinking How to Meet Shifted Employee Expectations & Support the Wider Business Strategy?

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

9:20 am Discover: The Top 5 Hiring Insights for 2023 For Life Sciences

  • Tatiana Ohm Managing Director Global accounts , Randstad Sourceright

Synopsis

  • Despite continuing economic uncertainty hiring in-demand digital talent will certainly
    continue to be a challenge and life sciences companies in particular will face difficulty
    as they seek in-demand tech skills to continue driving product innovation and focus on
    delivering personalized health and wellness experiences
  • Uncover five strategies to help you engage the right people throughout 2023 and beyond
    including how to attract people with your purpose, engage emerging talent earlier and
    leverage other markets to fill gaps
  • How to keep driving gender diversity with inclusive workplaces and truly embrace longterm
    flexible working

9:30 am Action: What Are You Now Going to do to Meet Shifted Employee Expectations & Support the Wider Business Strategy

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

9:50 am
Speed Networking Break

Navigating the Challenges Associated with Providing Flexibility to All Employees

10:30 am Panel Discussion: Navigating the Challenges Associated with Providing Flexibility to All Employees Fairly Across European Borders & The Impact of Flexible Working on Employee Retention

Synopsis

  • Discussing the shift in employee expectation post pandemic of what work/life balance should look like.
  • Exploring the challenges associated with flexible hybrid working across borders in Europe including consistency of culture.
  • Rethinking how to meet shifted expectations and demonstrate you are an employer that prioritizes employee wellbeing and belonging.

11:00 am Action: What Are You Now Going to Do to Provide Flexibility to All Employees Across Borders?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

11:20 am
Refreshments Break

Prioritising Employee Wellbeing & Belonging to Retain Key Talent

11:40 am Discover: Building Robust Early-Career Talent Pipelines to Future-Proof Innovation & Inclusive Leadership in Life Science Companies in a Disrupted World

Synopsis

  • How future-focused DE&I trailblazers are providing unique L&D opportunities for emerging leaders to drive productivity within life science companies no matter how volatile the future.
  • The new HR thinking required to identify new starters as potential leaders and the critical need to cultivate their skills to create a sustainable talent pipeline.
  • How PTC Therapeutics’ Emerging Leaders Programme is challenging traditional HR approaches to workforce planning and crucially building diversity at all levels of the company.

12:00 pm Discover: Investing in Employee Wellbeing in Biopharma Organizations to Promote Belonging in the Workplace & Significantly Increase Retention

Synopsis

  • Rethinking how to promote belonging in the workplace to enable employees to bring their whole selves to work
  • Using a variety of processes and tools such as community circles, employee assistance programs, wellbeing concierges to address relevant societal issues happening in real time
  • How COMPASS Pathways new wellbeing program has transformed employee perception to generate a 90% perception it cares about employee wellbeing and an NPS of 40+

12:20 pm Develop: What More Can We do to Prioritise Employee Wellbeing & Belonging

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

12:40 pm Action: What New Approaches Are You Going to Take to Prioritise Employee Wellbeing & Belonging?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

12:50 pm Spotlight: Why 30,000+ Employees Think Belonging Matters Most

  • Chris Holmes Managing Partner, Leadership & Culture , Brandpie
  • Tara Rehl Managing Partner, Healthcare , Brandpie

Synopsis

  • What employees truly value today (using insights from 30,000+ voices across various sectors)
  • How market-leading organizations like Clario, SLB, and Tata Consultancy Services created a deeper sense of belonging through the power of a unifying idea that is far-reaching, dynamic, and limitless
  • What the modern People / HR leader can do to help drive employee belonging, engagement and business performance

1:00 pm
Networking Lunch | Invite Only Lunch Hosted by Proclinical

The Role of HR On Long-Term Business Impact in the 21st Century

2:00 pm Fireside Chat: Transforming the Business While Transforming HR

Synopsis

A discussion led session hosted by the event chair Questions will include

 

  • What is the role of HR during business transformation (for example a massive internal merger together with a fundamental commercial model shift)?
  • What is the learning from significantly transforming the HR function at the same time?
  • What personal leadership learnings did you take away during this change
  • What are the challenges around mapping organizational capabilities?
  • How can HR help deliver on the capabilities required for business transformation?

2:30 pm Action: What Are You Now Going to Transform HR’s Impact on The Business?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

2:50 pm Spotlight Presentation: How Generative AI Will Transform the Way We Work & Learn

Synopsis

  • OpenAI recently launched ChatGPT and became the fastest growing product ever (one million users in 5 days)
  • Why is generative AI getting so much attention lately? And what potential of augmenting our workforce does it hold?
  • In this session we’ll demystify AI and explore how it will help our employees perform better in their roles

3:00 pm
Comfort Break

Ensuring Your Leadership Development is fit for Purpose in 2023

3:00 pm Discover: Ensuring Your Leadership Development is fit for Purpose in 2023

  • Giorgio Cavalleri Global People and Leadership Development Head, Chiesi Farmaceutici

Synopsis

  • Creating a global frame for all your people leaders around the globe considering multiple cultures and shared values enabling your people to lead with their humanity
  • Utilizing AI tools to connect competencies and profiles, both internally and externally, based on the job titling. To generate career paths and bespoke learning journeys to progress talent along these paths
  • How Chiesi Farmaceutici are developing their people leaders with a new leadership model and progressing their talent along bespoke career paths with the use of an AI tool

3:20 pm Discover: How to You Upskill Your HR Leaders to be Co-Pilots of General Managers & Embed HR’ Role as Value Adding Business Partners Across Multiple European Sites

  • Aude Germanier Head of HR Global Commercial Organization, VP, Vifor Pharma

Synopsis

How do you fully embed HR’s role as value adding business partners as the function continues to evolve in pharma companies

 

Helping Heads of HR become co-pilots of general managers at various sites across Europe

 

How Vifor Pharma designed a new HR co-pilot success profile to ensure its HR leaders evolve along alongside the business strategy and organisational development

 

3:40 pm Develop: What Other Lessons Can We Learn from the Biohparma Organizations Ensuring Leadership Development Is Fit for Purpose In 2023?

  • Giorgio Cavalleri Global People and Leadership Development Head, Chiesi Farmaceutici
  • Aude Germanier Head of HR Global Commercial Organization, VP, Vifor Pharma

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

4:00 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference Day One