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Main Conference Day One

KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION

09:00 AM - 09:45 AM The Value of Working Together: Approaches to Ensure HCM’s Input in Key Long-Term Strategic Business Decisions

Kim Norwesh, Former Vice President of Human Resources, Baxalta Steve Steckler, Head of Transformation Management and HR Integration for MnA, Merck KGaA

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Steve Steckler

Head of Transformation Management and HR Integration for MnA
Merck KGaA
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Kim Norwesh

Former Vice President of Human Resources
Baxalta

09:45 AM - 11:00 AM Human Resources: Service-Provider or Value-Driver? Re-Assessing the Role of HR “At The Table”

Kim Norwesh, Former Vice President of Human Resources, Baxalta

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Kim Norwesh

Former Vice President of Human Resources
Baxalta

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM “Who Do You Work For”: The Power of a Positive People Strategy to Drive an Overall Business Strategy

11:45 AM - 1:30 PM The Evolving Role of the Strategic HR Business Partner

Cody Martin, Human Resources Business Partner / Talent Management Specialist, Bristol-Myers Squibb



Cody Martin

Human Resources Business Partner / Talent Management Specialist
Bristol-Myers Squibb

11:45 AM - 1:30 PM Building a Sustainable Leadership Pipeline Amidst an Aging Workforce


11:45 AM - 1:30 PM Acquiring a Tailored, Specialized Workforce in A Candidate-Driven Marketplace


11:45 AM - 1:30 PM Optimizing Engagement: How People Culture Plays into Talent Acquisition and Management

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11:45 AM - 1:30 PM How HR Can Help a Life Sciences Organization Prepare for the Future


1:30 PM - 2:15 PM An Integrated Approach to Talent Acquisition and Management: Mapping Your Talent Strategy While Leveraging Technology and Social Media

Janielle Newland, Senior Director, Global Talent Acquisition, Thermo Fisher

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Janielle Newland

Senior Director, Global Talent Acquisition
Thermo Fisher

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM Utilizing Technology and a Tailored, Meaningful Performance Management Platform in Order to Quantify Global Effectiveness

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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM Beyond Leadership Development: Creating an Integrated Talent Strategy to Drive Future Business Results

Brian White, Associate Director, HR, PPD

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Brian White

Associate Director, HR
PPD

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM Case Study: Shire’s Manager-Led Onboarding Program – Systematically Increasing Onboarding Effectiveness

Adam Thomas, Vice President & Head of HR - R&D, Shire

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Adam Thomas

Vice President & Head of HR - R&D
Shire

5:15 PM - 6:00 PM How to Build a Sustainable Human Capital Management Framework Capable of Managing Rapid Growth

Melissa McLaughlin, Vice President of Human Resources, Agios Pharmaceuticals

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Melissa McLaughlin

Vice President of Human Resources
Agios Pharmaceuticals