BioNJ’s 4th Annual Human Resources Conference

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BioNJ’s 4th Annual Human Resources Conference
People, Passion & Purpose


Trenton, NJ (March 24, 2016) – BioNJ’s HR Conference, scheduled for Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship/Kean University, Union, NJ, will bring together HR professionals for an inspirational day of learning and networking. Through forward-thinking presentations, informative panel discussions, exhibits and networking activities, attendees will connect with peers, while gathering new and creative ideas, tactics and strategies from some of the most dynamic professionals in the industry.

“BioNJ’s HR Conference is all about professional development,” said BioNJ President and CEO Debbie Hart. “We have a top notch roster of speakers who will inspire us with their stories and empower us with their knowledge and attendees will take with them authentic, actionable information.”

Topics include an “Employment Law Update – Hot Topics & Practical Advice;” “Mindfulness Tool Box for the HR Professional;” “The Evolution of Compensation Over a Company’s Lifecycle: Challenges, Opportunities and Solutions” and “The Progression of the Talent Acquisition Engine from Start-up to Big Pharma.”

“It is imperative for HR professionals to stay on the cutting edge as today’s professional environment is continually changing,” said Vicki Gaddy, Vice President, Talent Services, BioNJ. “We developed the program with this goal in mind. Attendees will leave with fresh ideas and knowledge to drive a productive and positive culture within your organization.”

The growing list of speakers include Lynne Anderson, Partner, Drinker Biddle Reath; Seth Arkush, Partner, Integrated Care Concepts & Consultation; Aria Glasgow, Associate Partner, Radford; Sarah Holmes-Klotz, Director, Human Resources/Finance, Grünenthal USA; Karen Koubek, Director of Human Resources, PTC Therapeutics; Cliff Miras, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Cornerstone Search Group; Mike Panagos, Senior Client Consultant, Joulé Clinical & Scientific Staffing; Nick Stannard, Head, Customer Success Organization, LinkedIn; Judy Thompson, Co-founder of Yoga/Meditation Services at Integrated Care Concepts & Consultation; and Larry Thompson, Founding Partner, Integrated Care Concepts & Consultation.

The Early Bird Registration Price for the Conference is $279 for BioNJ Members and affiliated organizations and $379 for future BioNJ Members. Click here to register. For more information, visit or call (609) 890-3185. If you are interested in sponsoring the BioNJ’s HR Conference, please contact Vicki Gaddy at

About BioNJ
BioNJ, The Gateway to Health, is a powerful network of 400 Members representing research-based life sciences companies and stakeholders dedicated to propelling a vibrant ecosystem where Science is Supported, Companies are Created, Drugs are Developed and Patients are Paramount. Because Patients Can’t WaitSM, BioNJ supports its Members in the discovery, development and commercialization of therapies and cures that save and improve lives and lessen the burden of illness and disease to society by driving capital formation, fostering entrepreneurship, advocating for public policies that advance medical innovation, providing access to talent and education and offering a cost-saving array of critical commercial resources. For more information about BioNJ, please visit

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