8:00 am Conference Registration & Networking

8:50 am Chair’s Welcome & Recap of Day One

Reinvent Leadership Development in a Hybrid Working World

9:00 am Discover: How To Effectively Evolve Performance Management & Provide Unlimited Opportunities For Growth In Life Science Companies Within The New Hybrid Working World

Synopsis

  • Discover how the one of the most innovative pharmaceutical companies have strategically reinvented traditional performance management in order to drive
    performance at all levels
  • Finding new ways to craft a vibrant culture of feedback and inclusivity that will anticipate employees’ fast-changing needs and reduce employee turnover
  • Learn how Novartis has transformed the way it provides new opportunities to its entire workforce therefore turbocharging employee engagement and effectively driving performance in a hybrid working world

9:20 am Discover: Transforming Personal & Business Leadership to Redefine the Role of Life Sciences Leaders in 2022

  • Rosie Mackenzie Global Head of Leader, Manager & Team Effectiveness, AstraZeneca

Synopsis

  •  How can life science HR leaders combine their personal leadership and business leadership to transform their effectiveness in a post pandemic environment?
  • Cultivating the conditions to help leaders discover innovative new ways of thinking and expand their range of leadership capabilities to drive business performance
  • Uncover how the immersive leadership development work at AstraZeneca that has enlightened its top 150 and redefined the role of leaders in a post pandemic environment

9:40 am Develop: How Would Some of the Most Innovative HR Leaders Define the New Role Of Leaders Within The New Hybrid Working World?

  • Chris Howarth SVP, Global Head People & Organisation, Novartis
  • Rosie Mackenzie Global Head of Leader, Manager & Team Effectiveness, AstraZeneca

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

10:00 am Action: What Are Innovative Changes Will You Now Make to Turbocharge Leadership Development in The New Hybrid Working World?

Synopsis

Output-Focused Discussion Session

10:20 am Networking Break

Meet the Fast Changing Needs of Your Employees

11:00 am Discover: Wellbeing Is Wealth: Changing Conversations & Investing in Employee Wellbeing in a Post-Pandemic Workplace

Synopsis

  • The best practices to encourage holistic wellbeing and reduce the stigma of mental health in the workplace
  • Revealing the fresh new thinking required to implement the highest impact investments that go above and beyond to support employees
  • How COMPASS Pathways is embracing neurodivergent traits to create a more inclusive talent base and rethinking its measurement of wellbeing program effectiveness

11:20 am 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’

11:40 am Discover: How Cultivating Cultures Of Feedback Will Turbocharge Your Peoples’ Purpose & Drastically Reduce Turnover In Life Sciences Companies Of All Sizes

  • Zaheer Ahmad Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity, Consumer Healthcare, GSK

Synopsis

  • When there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to DE&I, how can life sciences companies of all stages and sizes integrate DE&I into a hybrid organizational strategy ensuring a sense of inclusion and satisfaction for all employees?
  • Identifying the role of leadership and how it informs our thinking in creating lasting cultural change
  • How GSK’s bold new global DE&I strategy utilises companywide transparency and ensures all innovative new processes are adoptable at regional level to benchmark employee experience globally

12:00 pm Develop: What More Can We Learn from Those Rethinking How to Meet the Current & Future Needs of Life Science Employees At All Levels & Locations?

  • Zaheer Ahmad Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity, Consumer Healthcare, GSK
  • Sian Abel Senior Vice President & Head of Human Resources, Kyowa Kirin Internat
  • Anne Benedict Chief People Officer, COMPASS Pathways

Synopsis

Facilitated by the Head of Event Content

12:20 pm Action: How will You Now Reinvent Your Approach to Meet the Current & Future Needs of Life Science Employees At All Levels & Locations?

Synopsis

Output-Focused Discussion Session

12:40 pm Networking Lunch

How to Future-Proof Innovation in a Disrupted World

1:30 pm Discover: Building a Sustainable & Robust Talent Pipeline to Future-Proof 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 needed 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

1:50 pm Discover: Transforming Your Digital HR Processes & Effectively Tracking Performance to Predict the Fast-Changing Needs Of Employees In a Hybrid Working World

  • Alain Bindels Head of Innovation Facilitation & Digitalization, Roche

Synopsis

  • How Roche has transformed the way it reaches its entire workforce to provide opportunities for employees to develop new skill sets for the future
  • Transforming how we assess employees’ potential skill gaps and interests via inclusive learning interfaces to anticipate the workforce’s fast-changing needs
  • How Roche has provided support and ensured psychological safety for employees while turbocharging their digital skills to drive improve performance in a safe digital learning environment

2:10 pm Develop: How Would Some of the Most Innovative HR Leaders Define the New Role Of Leaders Within The New Hybrid Working World?

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

2:30 pm Action: What Have You Learned About Whole Company Innovation & How Will You Utilise These Lessons to Drive HR Innovation in a Post Pandemic World?

Synopsis

Output-Focused Discussion Session

2:50 pm Networking Break

3:11 pm Action: Speed Learning

  • Yvette Buchele Director HR EMEA & HRBP Global Digital IT, Cell Signalling Technology
  • Martin Lexa Chief People & Corporate Communications Officer, Mölnlycke Health Care
  • Jan Swinnen Talent Acquisition Lead & Specialist, Terumo Europe
  • Julie Binon Chief People Officer, Oxurion NV

Synopsis

In this quick fire session, each table will be hosted by an HR leader who will share the secrets of their most high-impact leap; you then get the opportunity to question the host before moving on to your next table.

  1. How Do You Prioritize DE&I Within A Challenging Labour Market Whilst Fighting For Talent?
  2. How Do We Effectively Future-Proof Our Hybrid- Working Strategies & Ensure Antiquated HR Practices In Life Sciences Companies Remain In The Past
  3. From Graduates to Sponsors: Reconsidering Your Solutions to Sidestepping The Talent Shortage.
  4. How Do You Create Vibrant Growth Culture For Employees At All Levels & Retain Talent In A Disrupted Working World?

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