8:00 am

Conference Registration & Networking

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

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

Actualize Your DE&I Commitments Internally & Externally

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 is putting their patients and people first through a robust diversity, equity and inclusion strategy

9:40 am Develop: 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

10:20 am

Refreshments & Networking Break

Drive Organizational Growth by Turbocharging Employee Experience & Wellbeing

10:50 am Utilizing Data-Driven HR Solutions to Manage the Changing Requirements of Your Remote Workforce & Help Your People Leader’s Turbocharge Culture

Synopsis

  • What new HR thinking is required to ensure employees are connected to their careers (and peers) and remain motivated within a rapidly scaling life sciences organization
  • Effectively leveraging employee experience data and delivering it to leadership teams to enable them to influence the critical issues that are most important to employees
  • How Freenome is utilizing company-wide transparency and data driven HR solutions to develop employee loyalty and deliver on world class culture

11:10 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.

11:30 am Discover: How to Truly Differentiate Your Life Science Organization in the Sea of Scaling Biotechs Operating Within the Candidate-Led Talent Market on the Tech-Hub West Coast

Synopsis

  • What brand new HR thinking is required to excite segments of the talent pool and reduce the impact of operating in a candidate-led talent market?
  • How to leverage culture as differentiator to turbocharge employee and candidate experience
  • Unveiling the story of how Silk Road Medical’s Cartwheel Culture has enabled them to
    retain a motivated team and drive innovation in the face of ‘The Great Resignation’

11:50 am Discover: How Life Sciences Organizations Are Moving Beyond What’s Previously Been Impossible & Turbocharging Employee Experience to Future Proof Talent Pipelines

  • Nadine Greiner Chief Human Resources Officer , 4D Molecular Therapeutics

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

12:10 pm Develop: What More Can We Learn from Those Rethinking How to Meet the Current & Future Needs of Life Science Employees at All Levels?

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

12:30 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

12:50 pm

Networking Lunch

2:00 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.

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

3:00 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.