Pre-Conference Focus Day 2

Pre-Conference Focus Day - Option 2: Becoming the Future-Ready Life Sciences CHRO

An Interactive Pre-Conference Focus Day on:

Uncovering the Toolkit Required to Successfully Drive Innovation and Lead a High Performing HR Function at Biopharma Organizations in 2024

Monday May 13, 12-6.30

This interactive workshop will feature eye-opening panel discussions, roundtable sessions and exclusive opportunities for networking with CHROs and Heads of Human Resources bursting to share their experiences. Leave with the toolkit you need to become the strategic life sciences CHRO of the future and drive HR strategies that secure current and future success in dynamic life sciences organizations.

12:00 pm Registration & Networking

Tackling the Strategic Challenges & Opportunities Facing CHROs in 2024

1:00 pm Panel: Getting Ahead: How to Tackle the Top Strategic Challenges & Opportunities Facing CHROs in 2024

Synopsis

Discussion points/questions to be addressed:

  • What are the 3 key skills/attributes you must have in your toolkit to successfully drive innovation and lead a high performing HR function at life sciences organizations in 2024?
  • Discussing how to address salary increases and the shift towards market-based compensation.
  • Revealing the strategies for promoting employee well-being (include wellness apps, surveys, and team activities) that are truly impactful and cost-effective in biotech and pharmaceutical organizations
  • How are you making the most out of your budget for professional development for your employees?

2:00 pm Discover: What More Can We Learn About Tackling the Strategic Challenges & Opportunities Facing CHROs in 2024?

  • Ann Tomlin Chief People Officer, Lyell Immunopharma

Synopsis

  • Establishing understanding with C-Suite Leaders of the importance of transparency and engagement with next level leadership early in a change process
  • Designing communications to pull leaders in early in planning for organizational change; involve them in decision making and trust their ability to be confidential
  • How Lyell Immunopharma have effectively prepared their leaders and change management processes prior, during and after organizational impacts are announced

2:10 pm Action: How Will You Now Tackle the Strategic Challenges & Opportunities Facing CHROs in 2024?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

2:30 pm Networking Break

Making Your Seat at the Table in Life Sciences Organizations

2:40 pm Discover: Building Leader Capability and Maturity During Periods of Scale or Culture Change in Life Sciences Organizations

  • Ann Tomlin Chief People Officer, Lyell Immunopharma

Synopsis

  • Establishing understanding with C-Suite Leaders of the importance of transparency and engagement with next level leadership early in a change process.
  • Designing communications to pull leaders in early in planning for organizational change; involve them in decision making and trust their ability to be confidential.
  • How Lyell Immunopharma have effectively prepared their leaders and change management processes prior, during and after organizational impacts are announced.

2:50 pm Discover: Carving Your Own Path: Leveraging Lessons Learned from an Experienced CHRO on How to Make Your Seat at the Table

Synopsis

  • Reestablishing HR’s role in influencing executive leadership and even boards in small to mid-size biotech organizations
  • Rethinking how to effectively collaborate with your CEO and get executive leadership to understand the value of investing in culture and employees
  • Hear best practices and lessons learned on how to influence life sciences organizational development at the strategic level and finding previously unknown ways to do this from the Chief People Officer at Pulmonx

3:10 pm Develop: What More Can We Learn On How to Influence Organizational Development at the Strategic Level and Make your Seat at the Table?

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Focus Day Chair

3:20 pm Action: What More Can We Learn On How to Influence Organizational Development at the Strategic Level and Make your Seat at the Table?

3:40 pm Networking Break

Speed Learning

4:00 pm Speed Learning:

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.

Table 1 Topic:

Synopsis

How to Plan and Execute an Effective Pay Transparency Strategy On a National Level Including, How To Effectively Manage Communications on This Internally and With Leadership

Table 2 Topic:

Synopsis

Collaborating With Executive Leadership To Successfully Manage Communications and Deliver On Change Management From The Top Down During Turbulent Periods To Keep Employees Engaged

Table 3 Topic:

  • Sean Ristine Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Heron Therapeutics Inc.

Synopsis

Overcoming Barriers and Rethinking How To Effectively Collaborate With Your CEO

4:30 pm Interactive Future-Focused Roundtable Discussion

Synopsis

  • What traditional thinking most needs to be challenged around how we do HR in Life Sciences?
  • What skills will be required in the future that don’t currently exist in our businesses and in our HR teams and how can we build them quickly?
  • What are the challenges we can’t yet see that we need to be prepared for to thrive in tomorrow’s Life Sciences industry?

This interactive roundtable led by the industry will seek to address questions like these, leaving participants energized, inspired and ready for action. 

Hosted by the LEAP HR Life Sciences Searchlight network

5:30 pm End of Pre-Conference Focus Day

5:40 pm Pre-Conference Day Drinks Reception Hosted by

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