8:00 am

Conference Registration & Networking

8:30 am Chair’s Welcome & Recap of Day One

Actualize Your DE&I Commitments Internally & Externally

8:40 am Discover: Unveiling The Innovative & Future-Focused D&I Practices That Will Impact Life Sciences Companies of all Sizes & Create Definitive Change

Synopsis

  • How organizations, big or small, can re-think D&I as integral to corporate culture, thereby creating lasting cultural change
  • Inclusive organizations welcome, value, and respect every employee, therefore how can leadership sync those words with actions and move the engagement needle?
  • Hear how Assembly Biosciences has developed and employed authentic D&I strategies that can be grown organically without feeling forced

9:00 am Discover: Reimagining How to Incorporate Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism (DEIA) into Your Biotech Start-up Culture

Synopsis

  • How can early-stage life sciences companies effectively manage multiple priorities from seeking funding, finding top talent, progressing science, and developing a strategy that will allow them to gain momentum from the get-go?
  • How having an impactful DEIA plan in place from day one gives employees the space
    and security they need to thrive.
  • Discover how leading HR innovators at Karius are outlining the pragmatic steps scaling biopharma or medical devices organisations can take to incorporate DEIA into workplace culture and actualize your commitments internally and externally in your
    organization.

9:20 am Discover: Moving Beyond Traditional DE&I Approaches & Connecting DE&I Strategy to Patients in Life Sciences Companies in 2022

Synopsis

  • What can we do as strategic HR business partners, to help define and drive a holistic DE&I strategy that includes both our employees and patients?
  • How can the HR function be a value-adding business partner in this fundamentally new and totally redesigned working world?
  • Revealing how BridgeBio Pharma is putting their patients and people first through a robust diversity, equity and inclusion strategy

9:40 am Panel Discussion: How Will You Strive to Connect DE&I Strategy to Patients as Well As Employees in Life Sciences Companies in 2022?

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

10:00 am Action: What Are Innovative Changes Will You Now Make to Advance DE&I in 2022? Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by Jesyka Simpson

10:20 am

Refreshments & Networking Break

Drive Organizational Growth by Turbocharging Employee Experience & Wellbeing

11:00 am Discover: The Crucial Mental Health Investments Required to Deliver on an Inclusive & Holistic Approach to Employee Wellbeing

  • Amie Krause Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer, Atara Biotherapeutics

Synopsis

  • How can life science HR leaders provide a shift in the dialogue towards holistic
    leadership and help develop people leaders to deal with the mental health impact of the global pandemic?
  • Reimagining how to go above and beyond traditional benefits to empower life science companies of all stages and sizes on their crucial mission to be truly inclusive.
  • How Atara Biotherapeutics is enriching its wellbeing program and providing robust mental health benefits for staff members far beyond the national average resulting in drastically reduced absenteeism.

11:20 am Discover: Presentation Delivered by Blueboard

11:40 am Discover: How Life Sciences Organizations Are Moving Beyond What’s Previously Been Impossible & Turbocharging Employee Experience to Future Proof Talent Pipelines

  • Nadine Greiner Former Chief Human Resources Officer , 4D Molecular Therapeutics (Formerly)

Synopsis

  • What brand new HR thinking is required to enable employees to go beyond traditional wellbeing approaches and truly invest in themselves and their fellow leaders to drive their company’s future
  • Leveraging lessons learned during the pandemic to future proof talent pipelines and leadership teams when scaling at extreme speeds
  • Unveiling the multifaceted ‘HR Cares Model’ 4D Molecular Therapeutics has developed alongside their guiding principles to drive innovation and growth without compromising on employee experience

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?

  • Amie Krause Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer, Atara Biotherapeutics
  • Nadine Greiner Former Chief Human Resources Officer , 4D Molecular Therapeutics (Formerly)

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

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

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

12:40 pm

Networking Lunch

1:40 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.

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

2:40 pm

Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference

The event will finish promptly at 3pm. We recommend that you book your flights no earlier than 5pm.