Pre-Conference CHRO Day

Monday March 29, 2021

8am – 2pm PST | 11am – 5pm EST

Inspiring a New Playbook for Life Sciences HR Leaders to Start to Build a Post-COVID Future

This HR Strategy day will allow you to delve into the business‑critical questions around what you need to do differently to prepare your life sciences business for what’s needed to succeed in the future. Through a combination of thought leader perspectives and facilitated discussions between CHROs, you will leave with connections, insights and innovative ideas you can immediately implement.

*All time are in PST

7:30 am

Login & Network in the Platform

8:00 am What it Takes to Make LEAP a Reality

8:05 am Chair’s Opening Remarks

REDESIGNING THE FUTURE OF WORK

8:10 am Discover: The Future of Work & the Catalysts of Collaboration & Creativity

8:30 am Discover: Reshaping the Future of Work at Biogen – HR Innovations to Support the Future Biopharma Workforce

  • Ginger Gregory Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Biogen

8:50 am Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

9:10 am Speed Networking Session

9:30 am

Break

REDEFINING CULTURE IN A LIFE SCIENCES ORGANIZATION

10:00 am Discover: How TCR2 is Scaling its Culture to Boost Employee Engagement During Rapid Growth

10:20 am Discover: Boosting Employee Engagement & Inclusion Through Rapid Culture Remodeling

  • Andy Porter Executive Vice President & Chief People Experience Officer, Relay Therapeutics

10:40 am Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

  • Angela Justice Chief People Officer, TCR² Therapeutics
  • Andy Porter Executive Vice President & Chief People Experience Officer, Relay Therapeutics

11:00 am Action: Interactive Roundtable Sessions

11:40 am

Break

SUSTAINABLE FUTURE LAUNCH & GROWTH IN A SMALL BIOTECH BUSINESS

12:00 pm Discover: Maximizing HR’s Role in Launching & Building a Start-Up in Unprecedented Times

12:20 pm Discover: Building a Biotech – Examine How Synlogic Thinks About Sustainable Growth in a Highly Competitive Market

  • Adam Thomas Chief People Officer & Secretary, Synlogic

12:40 pm Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

1:00 pm

Break

BUILDING A FUTURE-FOCUSED PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE CEO & HR FUNCTION

1:20 pm Fireside Chat: Cultivating & Nurturing a Winning CEO & HR Leadership Team to Drive Better Business Outcomes

  • John McHutchison Chief Executive Officer & President, Assembly Biosciences
  • Jennifer Troia Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Organization Development, Assembly Biosciences

2:00 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & Close of HR Strategy Day