2021 HBA Annual Conference Schedule | HBA

2021 HBA Annual Conference Schedule

Please note this schedule is preliminary and will be updated as the program is finalized.

All times listed are in Eastern Time.

PRE-CONFERENCE

Learning Circles (Pre-registration required; available during conference registration.)

  • Experience the Annual Conference journey with a small, facilitator-led Learning Circle. Share resources, reflections, and build relationships that endure

WEDNESDAY, 3 NOVEMBER

MONDAY, 8 NOVEMBER

24-Hour Access

  • HBA HUB
    • Enjoy 24-hour access to the HBA HUB all conference long. Bite-sized learning will offer easily digestible appetizers wherever you are, whenever you can. Download your favorites, and return for the fun. 

1:00 - 4:00 PM

2:00 - 5:30 PM

  • HBA Braindates - Take advantage of our matchmaking technology connecting you with other global leaders

4:30 - 5:30 PM

  • Learning Circles (Pre-registration required; available during conference registration.)

5:30 - 7:00 PM

  • HBA Trivia Night

 

TUESDAY, 9 NOVEMBER

24-Hour Access

7:00 - 8:00 AM

  • Namaste with the HBA

    Sponsored by:

8:00 - 9:00 AM

  • HBA Braindates - Take advantage of our matchmaking technology connecting you with other global leaders

10:45 - 11:00 AM

  • A Bold Future:  HBA CEO Susan M. O’Connor Envisions HBA’s Global Leadership
    HBA’s CEO Susan M. O’Connor launches the Annual Conference by sharing her journey to this moment of positioning the HBA for the future and inspiring all to imagine how the world will be different having achieved our vision. Join us on the journey as the HBA becomes the global leader in gender equality, improving health equity and health outcomes. 

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Opening General Session - Keynote Jessica Matthews, Innovator and CEO, Uncharted
    • Live Q&A to follow this session, moderated by Christine Slater, Manager, Gender Parity Collaborative

12:15 - 12:30 PM

  • Break

12:30 - 1:30 PM

1:30 - 2:10 PM

  • Learning Circles (Pre-registration required; available during conference registration.)
  • HBA Braindates - Take advantage of our matchmaking technology connecting you with other global leaders

2:15 - 3:15 PM

  • General Session - Hayden Majajas, Head of Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Takeda

3:20 - 4:20 PM

4:30 - 5:30 PM

  • Global Dance Party

 

WEDNESDAY, 10 NOVEMBER

24-Hour Access

7:00 - 8:00 AM

  • Namaste with the HBA

9:50 - 10:30 AM

  • General Session - Angela Hwang, Group President of Pfizer Biopharmaceuticals Group, one of Fortune's 2021 Most Powerful Women

10:30 - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

  • ACE Awards Show - Celebrate Merck and Otsuka's award-winning initiatives and take advantage of the opportunity to learn from, ask questions of, and engage with leaders from their programs.

1:15 - 2:00 PM

  • Learning Circles (Pre-registration required; available during conference registration.)
  • HBA Braindates - Take advantage of our matchmaking technology connecting you with other global leaders

2:00 - 3:00 PM

  • Closing General Session - Keynote Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, Neurologist • Chief Wellness Officer • Mindful Leadership Expert
    • Live Q&A to follow this session, moderated by Nikki Jones, Head, DE&I and People Ops, HBA

3:00 - 4:00 PM

  • Networking on Gatherly platform.

    Sponsored by:

 

THURSDAY, 11 NOVEMBER

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  • HBA Braindates - Last chance to take advantage of matchmaking technology connecting you with other global leaders