Conference Day 2

9:00 am - 9:30 am LAST MILE DISTRIBUTION Upstream, Downstream and Last Mile Distribution in Difficult Regions

  • Look at the latest innovations in delivering the complicated last mile of distribution
  • Assess the challenges and potential solutions for upstream and downstream supply chain
  • Understand the challenges of demand management, and explore potential solutions for when things go wrong
  • Hear about what the global fund are doing in Africa and how you can implement their lessons in difficult regions
Rob Addison, Supply Chain Specialist at The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Rob Addison

Supply Chain Specialist
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

9:30 am - 10:00 am PATIENT CENTRIC HEALTHCARE - Factoring Patient-First Thinking into Supply Chain Planning

  • Strengthen your temperature controlled supply chain with closer involvement from all key stakeholders – from manufacturer to patient
  • Improve your engagement with patient organisations
  • Analyse ways to improve the security of your supply chain with closer relationship management
Roman Mijnhart, Sr. Director Global Supply Chain Quality at Sanofi Genzyme

Roman Mijnhart

Sr. Director Global Supply Chain Quality
Sanofi Genzyme

10:00 am - 10:20 am SMART PACKAGING - Embracing the Value of Smart Packaging

  • Discover how to leverage single use and reusable packaging for secure and efficient distribution
  • Look at the recent innovations to achieve seamless monitoring, and examine what the future holds
  • Understand how smart packaging can add value
Ruud van der Geer, Assoc. Director Supply Chain Management EMEA at MSD

Ruud van der Geer

Assoc. Director Supply Chain Management EMEA

10:20 am - 10:55 am INNOVATION IN DISASTER RESPONSE Softbox and MSD Develop Drone Delivery Enabled System Supporting Disaster Relief and Disease Outbreaks

  • WHY - Learn about MSD’s project to provide life-saving medicines for humanitarian disasters
  • WHAT - Get a glimpse into the collaborative partnership to provide medical supplies by drone
  • HOW - Discover how Softbox developed a temperature control packaging system that is especially designed for the delivery of medicines by drone, and how they participated in the development of a smartbox with Internet of Things technology to provide real time data on temperature, Location and security

Ruud van der Geer, Assoc. Director Supply Chain Management EMEA at MSD

Ruud van der Geer

Assoc. Director Supply Chain Management EMEA

Richard Wood, Technical Director at Softbox Systems

Richard Wood

Technical Director
Softbox Systems

Maria Teresa Lensing, Vice President at AT&T

Maria Teresa Lensing

Vice President

10:55 am - 11:35 am Networking Coffee Break

Stream 1

11:35 am - 12:05 pm EMERGING MARKETS CASE STUDY - Temperature Controlled Logistics in South Asia
  • Define the specific challenges in developing countries such as India & Pakistan
  • Discover how the lessons learned operating in these regions will advance your global strategies
  • Overcome challenges such as difficult infrastructure, challenging bureaucracies, searing-hot temperatures and limited transportation options
Muhammad Azmat Khan, Sr. Manager Logistics & Export at Getz Pharma

Muhammad Azmat Khan

Sr. Manager Logistics & Export
Getz Pharma

Stream 1

12:10 pm - 12:40 pm SUPPLIERS & PARTNERS - Temperature Controlled Transportation Between Suppliers in Latin America
  • Key considerations when moving temperature controlled products from one supplier to another
  • Enlisting the help of local partners in emerging regions
  • Getting to grips with the complex regulatory landscapes of Brazil and Colombia
Luiz Alberto Barberini, Head of External Manufacturing LatAm at Bayer

Luiz Alberto Barberini

Head of External Manufacturing LatAm

Stream 1

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm VENDOR QUALIFICATION - Qualifying and Managing Temperature Controlled Logistics Vendors
  • Establishing procedures to ensure the suitability of vendors
  • Practical and simple tools for vendor qualification
  • Have confidence that suppliers, vendors and contractors are able to fulfill their commitments

Maria D’Orazio, Customer Care & Distribution Biotech Manager at Dompé

Maria D’Orazio

Customer Care & Distribution Biotech Manager

Stream 2

11:35 am - 12:05 pm GDP INSPECTIONS - GDP Theory v Practice
  • What are the minimum requirements for compliance? What level are we realistically aiming to meet?
  • Examples of the consequences of NOT being GDP compliant
  • Strategies to ensure 100% compliance without sacrificing too much time or cost
Nigel Cryer, Head of Compliance & Inspection Readiness at Sanofi

Nigel Cryer

Head of Compliance & Inspection Readiness

Stream 2

12:10 pm - 12:40 pm GDP COMPLIANCE - Implementing Global Standards to Ensure End-to- End GDP Compliance
  • Understand how GS1’s global standards can effectively operate as a GDP toolkit
  • Hear real-life examples of how standards can be used to strengthen regulatory compliance
  • Develop your own best-practice GDP compliance strategy

Neil Piper, Healthcare Solutions Consultant at GS1

Neil Piper

Healthcare Solutions Consultant

Stream 2

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm CHINA CASE STUDY - Establishing a New Rail Lane into China
  • Hear the details of AstraZeneca’s rail transportation network into China
  • Understand the challenges involved in establishing a new route without existing infrastructure
  • Learn how you can save costs in supply vast regions like China with rail transportation
Richard Peck, Global Head of Process Controlled Transportation CoE at AstraZeneca

Richard Peck

Global Head of Process Controlled Transportation CoE

Stream 3

11:35 am - 12:05 pm REAL TIME MONITORING - End-to-End Cold Chain Visibility: The Future is Now
  • Analyse why real-time temperature and product movement visibility is not only possible today, but also cost-effective and scalable
  • Hear actual examples of risk mitigation, waste prevention, logistics optimisation, and quality control from manufacture through the last mile
  • Learn how businesses are leveraging real-time data for business benefits
  • Take a look at where cold chain transparency and traceability technology is headed
Gisli Herjolfsson, CEO at Controlant

Gisli Herjolfsson


Stream 3

12:10 pm - 12:40 pm CROSS INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE - Delivering Success in a Fresh Supply Chain
  • Analyse the structure and systems adopted to ensure great visibility, control & agility
  • Looks at dynamic planning in a fresh supply chain
  • Understand a cross-industry risk management approach
  • Hear another opinion on Brexit!
Richard Bonn, Director at Gatehaus Limited

Richard Bonn

Gatehaus Limited

Stream 3

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm CLINICAL TRIAL SPOTLIGHT - The Advantages of an Automated Receipt Process of Temperature Monitored Shipments
  • Benefit from the lessons learned from shipments without an automated receipt process
  • Understand the user requirements for system integration in order to limit impact on subject´s safety
  • Discover the challenges during set up of the automated process and the achievements so far reached
Henk Dieteren, Senior Clinical Supply Manager, Clinical Trial Supply at Grünenthal

Henk Dieteren

Senior Clinical Supply Manager, Clinical Trial Supply

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Networking Lunch Break

2:30 pm - 3:05 pm MEAN KINETIC TEMPERATURE (MKT) - Mean Kinetic Temperature (MKT): Challenges and Opportunities

  • Analyse the potential use of MKT for CRT logistics
  • Assess the opportunities presented by MKT
  • Discuss the associated challenges and how to mitigate them
Graham Martin, Supply Chain Excellence Manager at Pfizer

Graham Martin

Supply Chain Excellence Manager

3:05 pm - 3:40 pm CRITICAL SUPPLY CHAIN - Temperature Controlled Supply in Emergency Situations

  • Implement strategies to safeguard the temperature control of your products during emergencies such as epidemics and natural disasters
  • Decipher the key differences in supply during short-term and long-term disasters
  • Take a practical approach to avoiding temperature excursions in all scenarios and settings
Clément Bingen, Responsible Pharmacist at Médecins Sans Frontières Supply

Clément Bingen

Responsible Pharmacist
Médecins Sans Frontières Supply

4:10 pm - 4:40 pm SUPPLY CHAIN 4.0 - Getting your Logistics Processes Ready to Capitalise on the 4.0 Revolution

  • Integrating processes before integrating systems
  • Opening lines of communication with all supply chain partners
  • Making sense of the buzzwords – what do Industry 4.0, Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence digital transformation really mean?
Gianpiero Lorusso, Director, Supply Operations & General Services at Merck Serono

Gianpiero Lorusso

Director, Supply Operations & General Services
Merck Serono

4:40 pm - 5:10 pm COLLABORATION - Transforming Inbound Supply Chains to Benefit Manufacturers, Supply Partners and Patients

  • Increase the reliability and quality compliance of your temperature controlled supply chain
  • Reduce supply chain risk, non-value adding waste and lead times
  • Hear the results of BPOG’s Supply Partner Phorum’s (SPP) discussions on business continuity management; supply chain mapping; forecasting; and communication and data exchange
Gianne Olaes-Dénis, Global Supply Chain Quality Manager & RP at Sanofi Genzyme

Gianne Olaes-Dénis

Global Supply Chain Quality Manager & RP
Sanofi Genzyme