Registration & Coffee Networking

Chair’s Welcome & Recap of Day One

THE EVOLVING OFFICE SPACE
8.30 – 10.10AM

Discover: How Sage Therapeutics is Redesigning & Rebranding its Office Space to Drive the Right Employee Working Behaviors

  • Erin Lanciani Senior Vice President, People & Organizational Strategy, Sage Therapeutics

Synopsis

• Being deliberate about the types of spaces we want in our workplaces
• Branding those spaces in a meaningful way to drive the behaviors we want to encourage in our employees: e.g. social zones, and areas for active collaboration, focused collaboration, individual work and reflective practice
• Figuring out how we ensure our culture is still fit for purpose in the new norm
• Exploring how teams are getting involved in actively influencing decisions around the space that’s going to help them work most collaboratively and effectively

Discover: The Living Lab Experiment: How BioCryst Pharmaceuticals is Rethinking Office Space to Fit with Culture

Synopsis

• Taking what we know, what we thought we knew and what we thought we liked about the ‘old’ working environment and throwing everything out of the window
• Experimenting with office space to create the ideal ‘forever home’ for the organization
• Designing a space which meets the needs and expectations of employees
• Combining fun and social spaces with areas for collaboration of solo work

Develop: Interactive Q&A Session

  • Stephanie Angelini Chief People Officer, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals
  • Erin Lanciani Senior Vice President, People & Organizational Strategy, Sage Therapeutics

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

Action: Interactive Roundtable Sessions

10:10 am Morning Break & Structured Networking

REDEFINING LEARNING & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
10.50 – 12.30PM

Discover: Enabling Life Sciences Leaders to Manage Effectively in a New Hybrid Working Environment

Synopsis

• Scaling Regeneron’s ‘Elevated’ program, focused on building manager capabilities and building trust, empathy and safety
• Exploring the success of the MD program which has enabled Regeneron to hire more MDs in the last year than ever before
• Expanding the MD program to include development and partnering with Stanford Business School to deliver this
• Priming leaders for the reassimilation of employees back into the office

Discover: Reinventing Leadership Performance Reviews in a Clinical-Stage Immuno-oncology Business

  • Lisa McGrath Senior Vice President, Human Resources , Surface Oncology

Synopsis

• Eliminating traditional performance review processes to improve the employee experience
• Implementing 360 reviewing and forced ranking to ensure leaders received raw feedback that led to the creation of meaningful professional/leadership goals
• Measuring the success of this new process in order to improve and refine it

Develop: Interactive Q&A Session

Action: Interactive Roundtable Sessions

Spotlight: Enabling Engaging & Efficient Upskilling in the Flow of Work

12:30 pm Networking Lunch Break

SHIFTING & EVOLVING CULTURES
1.30 – 3.10PM

Discover: The Seismic Shift – Culture Preservation in a Post-Pandemic Life Sciences Business

Synopsis

• Understanding Insmed’s EVP in the new hybrid working environment
• Engaging leaders and employees to help shape how we use our space and time together
• Evolve best practices and approaches to help leaders manage in the new model

Discover: Driving the Culture You’re Striving For: How Heron Therapeutics is Evolving Culture Through Growth

  • Sean Ristine Vice President, Human Resources , Heron Therapeutics

Synopsis

• Developing a framework of core values, operating principles, and organizational practices as the foundation of culture
• Practicing the practices to drive culture change
• Maintaining the culture during times of growth and the shift of ‘return to office’

Develop: Interactive Q&A Session

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

Action: Interactive Roundtable Sessions

3:10 pm Afternoon Break

SPEED LEARNING SESSIONS
3.50 – 5.30PM

Synopsis

In this fast-paced, dynamic session, hear life sciences HR leaders share their experiences and ‘top tips’ in a series of 15-minute presentations. You’ll then have the opportunity to quiz our spotlight speakers in their interactive roundtable Q&As after they’ve shared their stories!

Chair’s Closing Remarks & Close of Conference Day Two