9:45 am Login & Network in the Platform

10:00 am LEAP HR Welcome

10:05 am Chair’s Opening Remarks & Recap of Day One

APPLYING DISRUPTIVE THINKING

10:10 am Discover Opening Panel Discussion: Thinking Differently About Who & How We Hire Talent: A Radical Approach to Talent Acquisition in Life Sciences

10:50 am Discover: A Powerful Pairing: Digital & Data Science Talent in the Life Sciences Industry

11:10 am Discover: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for the Business & Power of Intersectionality Global & US Markets

  • James Cheng Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion & Interim Head of Talent Acquisition , Zimmer Biomet

11:30 am Develop: What More Can We Learn from the Life Sciences Talent Acquisition Leaders Rethinking Who & How to Attract Top Talent?

  • James Cheng Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion & Interim Head of Talent Acquisition , Zimmer Biomet
  • Jamaal Sebastian-Barnes Global Head of Digital Talent Acquisition, Novartis

11:50 am Speed Networking Session

RADICALLY REINVENTING EARLY TALENT INITIATIVES

12:20 pm Discover: Rethinking Your Approach to Early Talent Engagement Programs in a Small Life Sciences Business

12:40 pm Discover: How Vertex is Transforming its Early Career Talent Approach to Deliver the Right Talent, Earlier

  • Jerod Funke Vice President, Talent Acquisition , Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Martin Rodriguez Senior Director, Global Head of Early Career Talent , Vertex Pharmaceuticals

1:00 pm Develop: What are the Critical Success Factors You Need to Get Right When it Comes to Effectively Rethinking Early Career Talent Recruitment?

  • Eddie Stewart Head of Talent Acquisition & HRBP, Radius Health
  • Jerod Funke Vice President, Talent Acquisition , Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Martin Rodriguez Senior Director, Global Head of Early Career Talent , Vertex Pharmaceuticals

1:20 pm Lunch Break

1:45 pm Spotlight: TA Leaps & Top Tips for Success

  • Craig Natale Head of Talent Acquisition Partners , Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  • Khan Ozol Former Head of Talent Acquisition, North America , AstraZeneca
  • Matt Larson Head of Talent Acquisition , Scholar Rock

Synopsis

In this fast-paced, dynamic session, hear three life sciences TA 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!

1.45: Recruiting the Right People During Times of Rapid & Transformative Change – Craig Natale, Head of Talent Acquisition Partners, Jazz Pharmaceuticals

2.00: Exploring the TA Technology Landscape – Khan Ozol, Former Head of Talent Acquisition, North America, AstraZeneca

2.15: Shifting the Virtual Recruiting & Onboarding Paradigm – Matt Larson, Head of Talent Acquisition, Scholar Rock 

2.30 – Q&A Roundtables

3:00 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & Close of Conference Day Two