Mayor Martin J. Walsh Welcomes the 12th Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum to Boston

Cold Chain IQ News
Posted: 05/22/2014

Boston, MA (May 20, 2014)– The industry’s #1 event, the 12th Annual Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum, taking place September 29-October 3 at the John B. Hynes Convention Center in Boston, has recently released the 2014 agenda. The agenda features a program that’s tailor made to be more inspiring, practical and innovative than ever before. It is crafted to address the industry’s most critical issues, with sessions highlighting ideas and solutions delivered by the top industry thought leaders.

Boston Mayor, Martin J. Walsh is quoted as saying "I am pleased to have such a prestigious event take place at the heart of the Massachusetts biotechnology and supply chain industry. I am truly looking forward to meeting the remarkable industry executives the Global Forum attracts from around the globe as you all come together in the great city of Boston."

Mayor Martin J. Walsh will kick off the premier event with opening remarks on Wednesday, October 1 in the event’s exciting move to Boston – the center of the Massachusetts biotechnology industry and a global hub for supply chain.

The industry’s #1 event for all temperature ranges and life science products will gather 100+ exhibitors, 750+ attendees, and 100+ regulatory executives and industry experts, for an unmatched line-up of sessions and a robust exhibition hall.

Confirmed sponsors of this event include Envirotainer, Marken, FedEx Custom Critical, American Airlines Cargo, UPS, Cold Chain Technologies, ELPRO, Panalpina, Jarden Life Sciences, Dupont, World Courier, American Aerogel, Sonoco Thermosafe, Minnesota Thermal Science, Sofrigram, TCP Reliable and many more.

In addition to an exhibit hall packed with the latest temperature management and supply chain technologies, pre-conference activities include a full day Training Program led by Exelsius Cold Chain Management that will deliver practical demonstrations of packaging solutions and temperature monitoring within the supply chain, a exclusive site tour of the Cold Chain Technologies Facilities, and seven interactive workshops led by executives from o2s Consulting, LLC, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the Georgia Tech Research Institute among others.

Committed to delivering quality and value, the Global Forum features several new sessions to including Breakfast Briefings from Vascular Science and the National Research Council (NRC) Canada, a site tour of the Cold Chain Technologies Facilities, a robust International Focus Day and multiple tracks focusing on supply chain integrity, small pharma & biotech supply changes, container qualification and more.

These sessions will be led by an impressive line-up of regulatory executives and industry experts including Pfizer, AbbVie, Eli Lilly and Company, Genentech, Bristol Meyers-Squibb, The American Red Cross, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), CSL Behring, Luminex Corporation and more.

"The Cold Chain Global Forum has continued to evolve and grow and we’re looking forward to seeing the response from Boston," said Claudia Rubino, Divisional Director for the Americas for IQPC’s Cold Chain Portfolio. "I am especially thrilled to have Boston Mayor Walsh join us and help kick off this important event for the supply chain industry."

For more information on the 12th Annual Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Global Forum, visit the website at or download the agenda at:

Stephanie Gonzalez
Jr. Divisional Marketing Director – Cold Chain Portfolio
T: 212-885-2685

Cold Chain IQ News
Posted: 05/22/2014

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