BioNJ To Host 2ND Annual Life Sciences Industry HR Conference on May 20 Business Wire TRENTON, N.J. -- April 30, 2013 Due to the popularity and success of its 2012 event, BioNJ is pleased to announce it will host the 2^nd Annual Human Resource Conference on Monday, May 20, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Hilton East Brunswick Hotel, East Brunswick, NJ. This year’s theme will focus on the concept of Transition & Transformation: Proactive Strategies for Life Sciences. A dynamic opening panel of senior leaders will share perspectives on the topic of Leadership During Times of Transition and Transformation to kick off the agenda. The panel will be moderated by Chris Martin, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Solutions for Randstad Professionals and will include Karen A. DiSanto, Associate Vice President, Human Resources of Ferring Pharmaceuticals; Bill Mann, CEO of Helsinn Therapeutics, Inc.; Francois Nader, M.D., President and CEO of NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Joan Winterbottom, Senior Vice President, Human Resources of Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. This powerful panel will discuss leadership during times of transition and transformation and will focus on the impact that human resources can have on an organization’s journey through significant change. Attendees will benefit from the experiences of some of New Jersey’s leading industry employers who have gone through significant change, including executives from Amicus Therapeutics, Inc.; Conner Strong & Buckelew; Drinker, Biddle & Reath LLP; Engle-Hambright & Davies, Inc.; Ferring Pharmaceuticals; Insmed; Johnson & Johnson; Joule Inc.; NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; PTC Therapeutics, Inc.; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and others. Breakout Sessions will include: *Take the Leap - Exploring Creative Medical Plan Cost Control Strategies *The Regeneron Story *Driving Culture by Design During Intense Periods of Change *Restructuring During Corporate Transformation: The Before, During and After Considerations *The Current Landscape of Health Reform - What does it mean to your organization and how should you prepare? “Based on the very positive feedback from last year, BioNJ is working to ensure that our second Annual Life Sciences Human Resource Conference will provide even more benefits to employers, employees and professionals seeking new jobs,” said Debbie Hart, President and CEO of BioNJ. “This Conference provides an excellent opportunity for Human Resource leaders to come together with other industry professionals to address the issues and trends currently affecting a biotech industry that is constantly facing new opportunities and challenges. This year’s Conference focuses on this very important topic of transition and transformation and the strategic role HR professionals play in driving that process. Our industry looks to these experts to manage these changes and create a culture that can thrive.” Sponsored by Cornerstone Search Group, LLC, the Life Sciences HR Conference will connect professionals with the tools and advice they need to successfully grow and support their company. For the complete agenda, speaker bios and registration to the Life Sciences HR Conference, please visit http://bit.ly/Zt3x77. About the Life Sciences Talent Network at BioNJ The Life Sciences Talent Network at BioNJ is one of six key industry initiatives currently funded by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Among many other objectives, the Life Science Talent Network (LSTN) connects New Jersey's Professionals with Careers in Biotech, Pharma, Medical Device, Medical Diagnostics and Clinical Operations. The Network supports employers with talent acquisition and recruitment, talent pipeline development, employee transition services and educational resources. The Life Sciences Talent Network hosts a wide variety of career events throughout the year including, BioHUB, a networking opportunity, designed to bring together industry professionals in a casual atmosphere where they can make new connections and explore new ideas for their search or career, and, CareerConnections, an industry-focused job fair, planned for June 21 at Rutgers Douglass Campus Center, plus numerous additional workshops and presentations offering creative ideas for industry professionals to develop or enhance their career strategies and job search efforts. For questions regarding our services, please contact us at 609-890-3185, email email@example.com or go to www.BioNJTalentNetwork.org. About BioNJ BioNJ is singularly focused on advancing the growth and prosperity of New Jersey’s biotechnology cluster through advocacy initiatives directed at State and federal public policy issues and networking and educational programs that bring the community together. Founded in 1994 by New Jersey industry CEOs, the 300-member organization serves as the voice of biotechnology companies located in New Jersey, seeks to promote their economic growth and development and works to encourage new and established companies from around the world to locate to New Jersey. BioNJ represents companies engaged in biopharmaceutical, biomedical, bioagricultural and bioremedial endeavors. To learn more about BioNJ, please go to www.BioNJ.org. Contact: BioNJ Bill O’Donnell, (O) 609-890-3185 (C) 609-218-0046 Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications BODonnell@BioNJ.org
BioNJ To Host 2ND Annual Life Sciences Industry HR Conference on May 20
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