This annual conference brings hiring managers and human resource professionals from the industry together with faculty from colleges and universities who are directly involved with developing programs to educate our next generation of innovators. This year’s program will feature roundtable discussions on how immigration law affects the region’s life science community; specific technical competencies sought after in the fields of bioinformatics and biomanufacturing; the professional skills so essential to career success; and more. Updates on the overall hiring trends in the industry will be presented. We invite you to attend and contribute your thoughts to this important dialogue.

Location:
Northeastern University Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex
805 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02120

Time:
8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Session Title Start Time End Time
Registration & Breakfast
5/23/2019 8:00 AM 5/23/2019 8:30 AM
Welcome Remarks
5/23/2019 8:30 AM 5/23/2019 8:45 AM
Keynote Address
5/23/2019 8:45 AM 5/23/2019 9:05 AM
Trends in Hiring - Supply < Demand
5/23/2019 9:10 AM 5/23/2019 9:55 AM
Networking Break
5/23/2019 9:55 AM 5/23/2019 10:10 AM
How Immigration Laws Impact the Life Sciences Workforce
5/23/2019 10:10 AM 5/23/2019 10:55 AM
Careers in Bioinformatics
5/23/2019 10:10 AM 5/23/2019 10:55 AM
Careers in Next Generation Biomanufacturing
5/23/2019 11:00 AM 5/23/2019 11:45 AM
Lunch & Networking
5/23/2019 11:45 AM 5/23/2019 12:30 PM
Innovative Ideas for Building a Mid-Skilled Workforce
5/23/2019 12:35 PM 5/23/2019 1:20 PM
A Hiring Manager's Perspective on Skills Needed at AS/BS Levels
5/23/2019 1:25 PM 5/23/2019 2:10 PM
"Soft Skills" - Let's Get Specific! (Senior Leadership)
5/23/2019 1:25 PM 5/23/2019 2:10 PM
"Soft Skills" - Let's Get Specific! (Individual Contributor)
5/23/2019 2:15 PM 5/23/2019 3:00 PM
Enhancing Career Readiness for Advanced Degree Candidates
5/23/2019 2:15 PM 5/23/2019 3:00 PM
Closing Remarks
5/23/2019 3:00 PM 5/23/2019 3:15 PM
Dessert & Networking
5/23/2019 3:15 PM 5/23/2019 3:45 PM

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