Why should you attend?

  • Get access to hidden jobs in one of today’s fastest-growing fields.
  • Learn from the experts which skills can fast-track your path to career advancement.
  • Meet the leaders driving cutting-edge advancement of Cell & Gene Therapy at this exclusive career event.
  • Hear first-hand from insiders what makes these companies great places to work.
  • Get the inside track on open opportunities at pioneering companies.

About Kelly Science & Clinical

Kelly Science & Clinical creates expert talent solutions to solve the world’s most critical challenges. As the second largest life sciences staffing provider in the U.S., we connect thousands of life sciences professionals each year to jobs on the cutting edge of their fields – including cell and gene therapy, biologics, biomanufacturing and others. Our recruiters aren't resume reviewers – they are experienced industry insiders whose relationships with the world’s leading life sciences organizations and commitment to your success will help you achieve your career goals.

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Discover new opportunities at trailblazing companies in Cell & Gene Therapy and learn from the experts how to move your career forward faster.

9:00 - 9:15 AM

Welcome and Introduction

Innovation and Trends in Cell & Gene Therapy

Brad Sibbald
Senior Vice President, Kelly Science & Clinical

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

Focusing forward

Skills you must build today to develop the cell and gene therapies of tomorrow

Josh Henkin
Senior Portfolio and Program Manager. 
Consultant to the Biomedical Advanced Research & Development Authority (BARDA)

Jim D’Kloe
Professor of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Solano College

Jennifer Greenier
Director, Life Sciences Workforce Development, University of California – Davis

9:45 – 10:15 AM

Tales from the trenches

Lessons from leaders that will help you accelerate your career

Angel Jaramillo
Director of Gene Therapy Cellular Manufacturing, CSL Behring

Sunny Depak Patel
Clinical Process Development and Manufacturing Professional, Stanford University

Chris Reid
Head of Gene Therapy Technologies, Ascend Gene & Cell Therapies

10:15 - 10:45 AM

Finding your fit

Key considerations when evaluating a potential employer

Robert Stachlewitz
Corporate Vice President and General Manager, Mattawan
Charles River Laboratories

Elie Hanania
Vice President, Process Development – Viral Vector Technologies, AVID Bioservices

Suzy O’Rourke
Director, Talent Acquisition - North America, Miltenyi Biotec

10:45 - 11:45 AM

Networking / Interviews

Talent visit partner companies’ job fair booths and meet with their Talent Acquisition leaders to learn about culture, career offerings and open roles


Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you need to register for this event.
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the online event.
The event will remain open 24/7 for 30 days. Therefore, you can attend whenever it’s convenient for you during this period of time.
Absolutely. We are counting on you to invite others! Help us spread the word. You can simply share the link to this page, and they can register at their convenience.
No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate. You only need access to the internet.
The event will open 48 hours prior to the actual live day. You will be able to login with the same email you have registered with and head over to the Exhibition hall to book a slot of 15 minutes with a recruiter by clicking on a "Reserve a Chat Slot" button available on each booth.
Please log in to the event and look for job vacancies in booths. You may also find the link to apply for them on the sourced website