June 10 - 12, 2019 | California, United States

Main Conference Day One

8:45 am - 9:45 am Bridge the Gap Keynote: Digital Destiny: How Rapid Innovation & Disruptive Technologies is Impacting the Pharma Industry & Beyond

Dr. Shawn DuBravac - Futurist, Best-Selling Author, and Chief Economist & Senior Director of Research, Consumer Technology Association
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Dr. Shawn DuBravac

Futurist, Best-Selling Author, and Chief Economist & Senior Director of Research
Consumer Technology Association

9:45 am - 10:30 am Bridge the Gap Panel Discussion: End-to-End Optimization: Seamlessly Transition your Operations from Development to Product Launch

Umar Hayat Ph.D. - Sr. Director, Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing and Supply Chain, Anthera Pharmaceuticals
Tharuvai Ramesh - VP Commercial Manufacturing and Supply Chain, Neurocrine Biosciences
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Umar Hayat Ph.D.

Sr. Director, Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing and Supply Chain
Anthera Pharmaceuticals

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Tharuvai Ramesh

VP Commercial Manufacturing and Supply Chain
Neurocrine Biosciences

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Implementing a Cross-Functional Team to Optimize the Biologic Supply Chain

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Designing a Cold Chain Now to Support what your Products will be in the Future

Vadim Klyushnichenko, Ph.D. PMP, CSCP - Vice President, Pharmaceutical Sciences, California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr)
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Vadim Klyushnichenko, Ph.D. PMP, CSCP

Vice President, Pharmaceutical Sciences
California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr)

Track A: Biologics

1:50 pm - 2:30 pm Examining NIIMBL’s Innovative Approach to Streamlining & Standardizing the Commercialization of Emerging Therapies

Track B- Bridge the Gap

1:50 pm - 2:30 pm US Pharmacopeia’s New General Chapter on Storage and Distribution of Investigational Drug Product and it’s Effect on your Clinical and Commercial Supply

Track C- Clinical Trial Logistics

1:50 pm - 2:30 pm Case Study: A Successful Ocean Transportation Conversion that Saved Over 50% in Transportation Costs while Maintaining Product Quality

Track D- Pharma Traceability

1:50 pm - 2:30 pm GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE: Forming Effective Partnerships to Overcome Cultural and Geographical Complexities Worldwide for Foreign Drug Producers

Track A- Biologics

2:35 pm - 3:15 pm Creating an Optimal Logistics Plan for the Distribution of Biologics from CRT to -20° and Beyond

Track B- Bridge the Gap

2:35 pm - 3:15 pm CLINICAL & COLD CHAIN: Navigating the Complexities of your Global Clinical Supply to Ensure Optimal Quality
Anthony Zuccarello - Associate Director, IRT and Global Clinical Supply Strategy, Amicus Therapeutics
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Anthony Zuccarello

Associate Director, IRT and Global Clinical Supply Strategy
Amicus Therapeutics

Track C- Clinical Trial Logistics

2:35 pm - 3:15 pm CLINICAL & COLD CHAIN: PLEASE SEE TRACK B

Track D- Pharma Traceability

2:35 pm - 3:15 pm Transferring Data and Generating Interoperability Throughout the Entire Supply Chain to Function Cohesively to Monitor the Hand-Over More Accurately

Track A- Biologics

3:50 pm - 4:30 pm Mastering the End to End Global Transport & Regulatory Landscape of Commercial Biologics from a Dangerous Goods Perspective
Debbie Hape - Director/Team Lead-Global Dangerous Goods Compliance, Pfizer Inc.
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Debbie Hape

Director/Team Lead-Global Dangerous Goods Compliance
Pfizer Inc.

Track B- Bridge the Gap

3:50 pm - 4:30 pm PACKAGING/LABELING & COLD CHAIN: Examining the Trend towards Sustainable Packaging for your Cold Chain
Harrison Weisberg - Specialist, Clinical Supply Management, Biogen
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Harrison Weisberg

Specialist, Clinical Supply Management
Biogen

Track C- Clinical Trial Logistics

3:50 pm - 4:30 pm Compliance and Risk Levels for Shipping Your Clinical Trial Products and Materials
Boriana Cavicchia - Senior Program Analyst, Department of Veterans Affairs
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Boriana Cavicchia

Senior Program Analyst
Department of Veterans Affairs

Track D- Pharma Traceability

3:50 pm - 4:30 pm Handling the Saleable Returns and Working with your Partner to Understand the Appropriate Next Steps

Track A- Biologics

4:45 pm - 5:25 pm Effectively Scaling up for the Commercialization of Biologic Products

Track B- Bridge the Gap

4:45 pm - 5:25 pm PHARMA TRACE & COLD CHAIN: Ensuring Supply Chain Integrity Through Advanced Product Tracking Technology
Jeremy Peters - Associate Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Jeremy Peters

Associate Scientist
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Track C- Clinical Trial Logistics

4:45 pm - 5:25 pm Case Study: How Can You Increase Visibility in Your Clinical Trial Supply Chain from 20% to over 80% with Enhanced Tracking and Monitoring?

Track D- Pharma Traceability

4:45 pm - 5:25 pm PHARMA TRACE & COLD CHAIN: Creating a Supply Chain Integrity Team to Handle All Product Tracking Initiatives

5:25 pm - 6:10 pm Interactive In-Depth “Sip & Learn” Discussion Lounges

Table 1- Product Recall Management & Traceability
Table 2- Warehousing & Storage Challenges for your Global Inventory
Table 3- Last Mile Visibility
Table 4- Poor Forecasting
Table 5- Managing Your Shipping Life Cycle of Patient Samples For Testing   
Table 6- Anti-Counterfeiting and Brand Protection
Table 7- Data Transfer/Interoperability