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 Export to Your Calendar 11/13/2019
When: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Atrium Building - Conference Center
188 East Blaine St
Seattle, Washington  98102
United States
Presenter: Life Science Washington
Contact: Craig Mathews

Online registration is available until: 11/13/2019
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On November 13th, Life Science Washington is excited to present our inaugural human resources conference. Designed by and for life science HR professionals like you, this half-day conference will present strategies to help you recruit and retain the diverse talent your company needs to grow and thrive in today’s fast paced competitive environment. With lots of time for socializing before and during the conference, this is a great opportunity to expand your professional network and learn how you and your employees can become more engaged in Washington’s life science HR community.


 Keynote Address By:


Gaylene Xanthopoulos

Founder and President, The Leadership Edge, Inc.

Gaylene Xanthopoulos, Founder and President of The Leadership Edge, has a passion for assisting people to reach their highest potential. Through their work with over 6500 Board Members, Executives and Scientific and Engineering Leaders, The Leadership Edge has dramatically improved the pace, performance and culture of the most dynamic and innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and med-tech companies in the country.

Gaylene holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her personal accomplishments include being awarded Athena San Diego's Pinnacle Award in the category "Individual in Services" for her role in the development and advancement of skilled and talented women within the San Diego life science and technology communities, "World Sales Leader of the Year" by Leadership Management, Inc. two years in a row, being named a winner of the San Diego Business Journal's "Business Management Award" in their Women Who Mean Business competition; and in the following year, the San Diego Business Journal also named her company as one of the "Top 50 Companies in San Diego". Gaylene is an in-demand speaker for national and international business conferences, as well as, a published author.




Conference Agenda

8:30 AM Registration & Breakfast
9:00 AM Welcome
9:05 AM State of the Life Science Industry: How Does it Impact Your HR Role?
10:00 AM The War for Talent: Addressing Your Organizational Needs
11:00 AM Your Secret Sauce: Becoming an Employer of Choice
12:00 PM What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger: Managing Change Effectively

















Registration Fees:


Core/Institute Members:   $100

Associate/Affiliate Members:  $200


Core/Institute Non-Members:  $150

Associate/Affiliate Non-Members:  $300

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