Talent in Biopharma Leadership Workshop


生物醫藥品人材與領導力培養研討會

2024年8月20日(EDT)

在生物醫藥業界,人力資源無疑是公司最重要的資產,人才對企業的未來有著深遠的影響。確保吸引和保留優秀人才是一家企業為實現業務目標最重要的首要任務。

這個特別集會將匯聚來自生物醫藥公司的125名以上利益相關者,包括招聘和人力資源負責人、公司高管、各部門管理者、投資者和相關企業代表。他們將在這次活動中探討關於學習和建立人脈的機會,以及如何應對吸引和保留優秀人才等課題。 在為期一天的集會上,將舉辦業界主導的專題討論會和以建立人脈為重點的簡報活動。通過這些活動,各個優秀的企業領導者將有機會建立有意義的人脈,獲得可行的創意,利用實際經驗改善現有的人才戰略,或引入新的人才戰略,從而實現企業目標。

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8月20日 星期二

Registration and Morning Coffee9:00 am

9:30 am

Co-Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Niamh Alix, Chief Human Resources Officer, Prime Medicine Inc.

9:30 am

Co-Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Mara Strandlund, Chief People Officer, National Resilience Inc.

9:35 am

MARKET STRATEGY PRESENTATION:  Talent R&D - Understanding the Biopharma Industry's Workforce Challenges

Ryan Feeney, Director of Business Development, Advanced RPO

While massive shifts are underway across the world of work, the biopharmaceutical industry is fighting through its fair share of talent scarcity, recruitment, and retention challenges. These are problems that must be solved in order to develop a strategic business agenda that prioritizes scalability, speed, and innovation in an accelerated digital environment. Today’s talent decisions will have a lasting impact on whether your organization thrives or simply survives tomorrow.

9:45 am

PANEL DISCUSSION: The Power of Your Brand and Culture

PANEL MODERATOR:

Andrew Mears, CEO, Lead Candidate

In today's dynamic recruitment landscape, staying ahead requires adapting to change and embracing innovation. Achieving acquisition objectives demands actionable strategies and diligent execution. Prioritizing meaningful DEI initiatives fosters inclusivity and equity. Cultivating an impactful culture strategy fuels growth and fosters a supportive environment. Success lies in constant evaluation, adaptation, and commitment to organizational values and goals.


PANELISTS:

Melanie Manning, Chief People Officer, Seismic Therapeutic

Abbey Wolff, Director & Human Resources Business Partner, R&D & ExM, Servier Pharmaceuticals

Philip Vanek, CTO, Gamma Biosciences

Kalila Harriott, Director, Talent and Transformation, Novartis Pharmaceuticals

10:25 am PANEL DISCUSSION:

Building Agility into Your Acquisition Strategies

PANEL MODERATOR:

Ryan Feeney, Director of Business Development, Advanced RPO

Navigating a rapidly right-sizing industry demands adept recruitment adjustments and strategic maneuvers. Companies must comprehend industry dynamics, adapting recruitment approaches locally and internationally. Emphasizing geographic advantages aids in talent attraction. Meanwhile, in the competitive acquisition arena, winning strategies encompass robust employer branding, enticing incentives, and the fostering of growth opportunities. Success hinges on agile adaptation and savvy talent acquisition amidst industry flux.

PANELISTS:

Stacey Veysey, Talent Acquisition Leader, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Mara Strandlund, Chief People Officer, National Resilience Inc.

Peter Lee, Partner, Avant Bio

Jo-Ellen Petrone, Global Talent Acquisition Leader, Lantheus

11:05 amTechnology/Services Presentation (Opportunity Available)
11:10 amTechnology/Services Presentation (Opportunity Available)
11:15 amNetworking Coffee Break
11:30 am PANEL DISCUSSION:

Prioritizing Talent Retention and Build Strategies

PANEL MODERATOR:

Mara Strandlund, Chief People Officer, National Resilience Inc.

Navigating organizational growth demands adaptability and expert guidance. Transitioning from clinical to commercial necessitates strategic shifts towards marketing and distribution. Managing a hybrid workforce requires technology-enabled collaboration and clear communication. Retaining talent long-term involves fostering a positive work culture, offering growth opportunities, and promoting work-life balance alongside compensation. Balancing these elements ensures sustainable growth and a thriving organizational ecosystem.


PANELISTS:

Adam J. Thomas, Chief People Officer, Synlogic

Angela Consani, CEO & Founder, Bioscience Core Skills Institute

Prioritizing Talent Retention & Build Strategies

Courtney Paynter, Senior Director, Talent Management and Organizational Excellence, AbbVie

Networking Lunch12:10 pm

1:00 pm

Chairperson's Remarks

Mara Strandlund, Chief People Officer, National Resilience Inc.

1:05 pmFIRESIDE CHAT: Connecting Academia, Science, Business and Community

This candid dialogue between two nationally recognized leaders in biotechnology education providea insight into how Massachusetts and North Carolina are creating and enhancing life science talent.  Highlighting initiatives like BioConnects NE, Pathmaker (MA) and BioWork (NC) programs, this discussion describes successful methods of engaging industry, academia, government, and the non-profit sector to realize the full potential of regional life science ecosystems. Challenges and areas for improvement will be highlighted.

Interviewee

Jared Auclair, PhD, Director, Bioinnovation; Associate Teaching Professor, Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Northeastern University

Interviewee

Russ Read, Executive Director, National Center Biotechnology Workforce, Forsyth Tech

Interviewed By:

Karla Talanian, Founder, Longview Workforce Advising

1:30 pm PANEL DISCUSSION:

Building & Retaining Your Skilled Technical Workforce 

PANEL MODERATOR:

Karla Talanian, Founder, Longview Workforce Advising

Skilled technicians are key to building and sustaining any biopharma manufacturing organization. What are the best practices for recruiting new workers? How can companies improve retention rates in their technical workforce? What are the best options for upskilling technicians with high potential? This panel provides a comprehensive overview of training providers and how your company can find the right partner to efficiently grow and develop your technical workforce.

PANELISTS:

Sunny Schwartz, Chief Executive Officer, Massachusetts Biotechnology Educational Foundation

Mariluci Bladon, Chair of Biotechnology, Middlesex Community College

John Doyle, Education Director, Gloucester Biotechnology Academy

Michelle Lewis, PhD, Executive Director Biopharmaceuticals Education & Training, Stack Family Center for Biopharmaceutical Education and Training (CBET)

2:10 pm

PANEL DISCUSSION:  Approaches to Identify and Develop Existing Talent

PANEL MODERATOR:

Niamh Alix, Chief Human Resources Officer, Prime Medicine Inc.

In navigating effective leadership and employee management, it's crucial to identify leadership gaps, leverage employee strengths, and foster cohesion across multiple sites. Achieving unity of purpose ensures everyone's onboard, impacting retention positively. Real-life case studies demonstrate the effectiveness of role pivots in retaining talent. By focusing on these aspects, organizations can cultivate engaged teams, driving productivity and success while maintaining a satisfied and committed workforce.

PANELISTS:

Lindsay Cox, SHRM-CP, Talent Partner, Biohaven Pharma

Larry Marcin, Vice President, Chemistry & Site Lead, Biohaven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Katherine Sellers, Director, Biology & Metabolism, Biohaven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

David A. Pirman, PhD, Vice President, Biology & Biochemistry, Biohaven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Networking Coffee Break2:50 pm

3:10 pm PANEL DISCUSSION:

PANEL DISCUSSION:  Balancing and Implementing Right and Downsizing Strategies

PANEL MODERATOR:

Brian J. Caine, Co-Founder, Evaluating Biopharma

Navigating change in biotechs involves predicting trends, defining right-sizing versus downsizing, and pre-planning for outcomes. Companies must balance retention and termination packages during workforce adjustments, while leaders should plan for team changes, including their own roles. After changes, maintaining company culture is crucial. By addressing these aspects strategically, biotechs can adapt to challenges and emerge stronger while supporting their employees through transitions.

PANELISTS:

Patrick Lucy, President and CEO, RoslinCT

Jay Blackington, Vice President, People and Culture, RoslinCT

Ted Harding, Chief Human Resources Officer, Apnimed

Adam J. Thomas, Chief People Officer, Synlogic

3:50 pm

Co-Chairperson's Closing Remarks

Niamh Alix, Chief Human Resources Officer, Prime Medicine Inc.

Mara Strandlund, Chief People Officer, National Resilience Inc.

Coffee and Final Networking3:55 pm

Close of Workshop4:30 pm


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