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Workspace Conference - The Next Normal: Rebuild | Redesign | Return

By Life Sciences Pennsylvania (other events)

Tue, Apr 13 2021 8:30 AM EST Wed, Apr 14 2021 1:30 PM EST
 
ABOUT ABOUT

As the world begins to shift into the “next normal,” the Workspace Conference - The Next Normal will equip employers and business leaders with the tools to best serve their employees while continuing to grow their organization. This two-day conference will cover topics from space and timing, financial and legal risks, to employer considerations for health and safety and coordinating communications. 

The agenda is driven by the Planning Committees, comprised of industry leaders and experts, to ensure the content is relevant, engaging and thought provoking. The Workspace Conference - The Next Normal will feature content from experts about effective next steps to take as we redefine, redesign, and return to the workspace.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 13– Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | 8:30am – 1:30pm  
Early Access days: Friday, April 9 & Monday, April 12, 2021

WHERE: Virtual Platform: ON24 & Zoom 

INCLUDES: Full Conference Pass, with One-on-One Partnering available to all attendees beginning April 9 through April 23, from 8:00am – 4:30pm daily.

Sessions throughout the event will include: 

Early Access Days; April 9 & 12, 2021

  • Leadership Panel: Fundraising During a Pandemic | 8:00 am - 9:00 am | Friday, April 9, 2021
    • Sue Dillon, PhD, Co-Founder, President and CEO, Aro Biotherapuetics 
    • Steven Fruchtman, MD, President and CEO, Onconova Therapeutics 
    • Al Gianchetti, President & CEO at XyloCor Therapeutics
  • Knowledge Bursts:
    • COVID-19 Update: Variants vs. Vaccines, Who Will Win?
      • Ben Doranz, President & CEO, Integral Molecular 
        • Early Access Day | 9:00 am - 9:30 am | Friday, April 9, 2021
    • You’re Vaccinated! Now What? Covid-19 Immune Response Testing
      • Ren Capocasale, CEO & Founder, FlowMetric 
        • Early Access Day | 11:00 am - 11:30 am | Monday, April 12, 2021
    • Safety Considerations for Tenants
      • John Epply, Fm Director, Engineering, Tmunity
      • Hoty Emmons, Head of EH&S, Tmunity
      • Early Access Day | 11:00 am - 11:30 am | Monday, April 12, 2021
    • Enabling the New Workspace Safely - A Guide for IT and Cybersecurity Strategy
      • Kevin Hyde, President & Co-Founder, Layer 8 Security 
      • Karl Fischer, Director, IT & Operations, SwanBio Therapeutics
        • Early Access Day | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Monday, April 12, 2021

Main Conference Days, April 13 & 14, 2021

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr. Arthur Caplan, Mitty Professor of Bioethics, NYU Grossman School of Medicine
    • Keynote Plenary Session | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Thursday, April 14, 2021

Knowledge Bursts:

  • Anticipating the Cash Crunch | 10:00 am - 10:30 am | Tuesday, April 13, 2021
    • Ross Reiter, Managing Director, KPMG 
    • John Kirby, Senior Vice President & CFO, Idera Pharmaceuticals
  • Long Range Financial Planning/ Budgets | 11:00am - 11:30am | Wednesday, April 14, 2021
    • Wendy DiCicco, Financial Advisor, Danforth Advisors
    • Daniel Geffken, Founder & Managing Director, Danforth Advisors
  • Culture Discussion | 11:30 am - 12:15pm | Wednesday, April 14, 2021
    • John Jacobs, President & CEO, Harmony Biosciences
    • Tiffany Wilson, President & CEO, University City Science Center

Panel Discussions:

  • Vaccine Distribution Update Panel | 9:00 am - 10:00 am | Wednesday, April 13, 2021
    • Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, Chair of the Montgomery County County Board of Commissioners 
    • Wendy E. Braund, MD, MPH, MSEd, FACPM, Interim Acting Physician General, COVID-19 Response Director, Pennsylvania Department of Health
    • Bryan Lowe, Regional Director, State and Local Government Relations, Walgreens
    • Christopher Reed, Senior Director, Manufacturer Operations, AmerisourceBergen
  • Multi Sites Panel | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Tuesday, April 13, 2021
    • Paula Swain, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Incyte Corporation
    • Kamil Ali-Jackson, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary, Aclaris Therapeutics
    • Sujatha Sonti, Senior Fellow and VP, Pharmaceutical Development, Product Development & Supply, GSK
    • Moderator/Sponsor - Evjatar (Evi) Cohen, Vice President, Global Life Sciences & Healthcare, Appian
  • Growth & Space Panel | 10:30am - 11:30am | Tuesday, April 13, 2021
    • Ryan Pruchnic, Managing Vice President, Cook MyoSite
    • Adam Woodrow, President & Chief Commercial Officer, Paratek Pharmaceuticals
    • Moderator/Sponsor - Joe Colletti, Executive Vice President, JLL
  • "Managing an Employee in Crisis - Creating a Playbook" Panel | 9:00 am - 10:00 am | Wednesday, April 14, 2021
    • Amy McAndrew, Director of Member Legal Services, MEA - MidAtlantic Employers' Association 
    • Carolyn Lamparella, Program Director, Preferred EAP
    • Stefanie Perry, Senior Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition, AmerisourceBergen
  • Travel Industry: COVID-19 Impact, Trends, the Future | 10:00am - 11:00am | Wednesday, April 14, 2021
    • James Tyrrell, Chief Revenue Officer, Philadelphia International Airport
    • Christina Cassotis, CEO, Allegheny County Airport Authority
    • Moderator/Sponsor - Amanda Vining, President, Corporate Traveler

On Demand Education Sessions

One-on-One Dedicated Partnering System

  • Available for meetings beginning April 9, 12-23 from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm daily. 
  • Available now through April 30 to set-up profile, block calendar, request meetings during conference, review agenda. 

Networking Opportunities

Questions, Contact Jill Huber, [email protected] 

 

Cancellation Policy:

Registration sales are final. All virtual sessions will be available to view at your own pace between April 9 - April 30, 2021. If you have any questions, please contact Jill Huber, [email protected]

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Mailing Address

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