2017 Life Science Human Resource Symposium - Philadelphia, PA

2017 Life Science Human Resource Symposium
April 3 - 4, 2017
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA

Plan and Execute Vision-Driven Strategies for Talent Acquisition, Leadership Development and Employee Engagement in Times of Transition

Agenda – 2017 Life Science Human Resource Symposium



Day One

 Monday, April 3, 2017

9:15AM – 10:00AM

Foster Innovation in a Global Pharmaceutical Research Organization by Building an Inclusive Culture and Mindset


Amri Johnson, Global Head, Diversity and Inclusion, NIBR, NOVARTIS

10:00AM – 10:45AM

Tackle Workforce Awareness and Engagement Challenges by Fusing the Art and Science of Change Communication


Kristen Guzzardo, Senior Consultant, ROC GROUP
Jason Mednick, Senior Consultant, ROC GROUP

10:45AM – 11:15AM

Networking Break


11:15AM – 12:15PM

Panel Discussion: Retain Talent During Times of Change by Customizing Targeted Engagement Strategies


Anna Bisart, Human Resources Director, ACTELION PHARMACEUTICALS SPAIN
Howard Simon, VP, Operations and Corporate Counsel, NURIX
Eddy Tufford, Executive Director, Human Resources, PTC THERAPEUTICS
Carletta Waddler, Vice President, TALENT CURVE

12:15PM – 1:15PM

Luncheon


1:15PM – 2:00PM

Integrate Global Functions After a Mega-Merger as “Coming Together of Equal Partners”


Laura-Katin Seitz, Former VP, Global Head of HR for Biologics, SANOFI

3:00PM – 3:30PM

Networking Break


4:15PM – 5:00PM

Case Study: Examine Compensatory and Non-Compensatory Strategies for Retaining Talent in Competitive or Adverse Environments


Eddy Tufford, Executive Director, Human Resources, PTC THERAPEUTICS

5:00PM – 5:00PM

Day One Concludes



Day Two

 Tuesday, April 4, 2017

8:00AM – 8:45AM

Continental Breakfast


10:30AM – 11:15AM

Evolve People Management and Engagement to the New Workers’ Generational Needs, Values and Expectations


Anna Bisart, Human Resources Director, ACTELION PHARMACEUTICALS SPAIN

11:15AM – 11:45AM

Networking Break


11:45AM – 12:30PM

Find the Right Balance for HR in Its Dual Purpose of Managing Culture and Ensuring Business Readiness


Kristin Gustafson, former SVP, Global Human Resources and Facilities, INTERCEPT PHARMACEUTICALS

12:30PM – 1:30PM

Luncheon


1:30PM – 2:15PM

Shire Case Study: Ally with Company Executives to Meet Business Needs with Internal Agility and by Vetting, Directing and Deploying RPOs


Jen Murray, Lead Talent Acquisition Business Partner, Technical Operations, Center of Excellence, SHIRE

2:15PM – 3:00PM

Facilitate Lasting Change Initiatives Using the Model for Collaborative Evaluations (MCE) as a Catalyst


Rigoberto Rincones Gómez, Associate Provost, UNC WILMINGTON

3:00PM – 3:00PM

Conference Concludes



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