Conference Day Three: Building a High Performance In-House Life Sciences Legal Team

7:30 am Morning Coffee Networking

8:00 am Chair’s Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:10 am Opening Panel Discussion: Hiring & Developing the Life Sciences Legal Leaders of the Future

  • Edward Sturchio General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Immatics
  • Rahsaan Thompson Executive Vice President & General Counsel , Gritstone Oncology
  • Roswitha Reisinger Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Kyowa Kirin International

Synopsis

• What are the fundamental characteristics of a high-performing team of in-house lawyers in a virtual
dynamic life sciences business today?
• Understanding how high-impact legal teams in life sciences can embed innovation, collaboration and
creativity into their DNA
• Developing your team from subject matter expert to a board-ready trusted adviser, in the process moving from minimizing risk to maximizing opportunity
Interactive panel discussion led by the chair.

8:50 am Action: Virtual Speed Networking

Synopsis

Like speed dating, only for lawyers!
Your chance to meet virtually face-to-face, one-on-one, with industry peers, creating valuable long-lasting relationships and expanding your network.

9:10 am Discover: Exploring the Fundamental Characteristics of a High-Functioning In-House Legal Team in a Dynamic Biotech

  • Rahsaan Thompson Executive Vice President & General Counsel , Gritstone Oncology

9:30 am Discover: Rethinking How We Identify, Develop & Hire Tomorrow’s Legal Business Partners

  • Roswitha Reisinger Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Kyowa Kirin International

9:50 am Recharge Break

Synopsis

Take a short moment to grab a cup of coffee and recharge your batteries before the following sessions start.

10:10 am Action: How Do We Develop the Necessary Skills Required of Our Lawyers to Lead From Within the Wider Life Sciences Business?

Synopsis

Break out into virtual interactive action groups to discuss challenges with peers, and create a tailored plan of action to translate the lessons learned in this session to practical impact back in the office.

11:00 am Chair’s Closing Remarks & Close of Conference Day Three