“March 8-9, 2023 Summit at the Crowne Plaza Suites, Foster City, CA”

Theme: “ADVANCING THE LEADING EDGE OF THE BIO-PHARMA SUPPLY CHAIN

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A Glimpse into the Summit!

After successful conferences in Foster City, Brussels and Kigali (Rwanda), BSMA will return to Foster City for the 15th Annual Conference. The theme of the Conference is “Advancing the Leading Edge of the Bio-Pharma Supply Chain”. Leaders of the industry are coming together to further industry capabilities in the critical areas of Clinical and Commercial Supply and Operations, Transportation and Logistics, Digital Transformation and overall supply chain management.

On Day 1, March 8, JOIN US as the morning will begin with three (3) workshops.  Following these workshops, the main conference opens with a scrumptious lunch at noon followed by the PLENARY SESSION.  At 6pm, be prepared to have a lot of fun at our SOCIAL NETWORKING PARTY!  There will be delicious food, wine and beer, live music, games, and of course – NETWORKING!

On Day 2, three full day panel tracks to address the problems and solutions of Clinical Trials and Commercial Product Launches, Transportation, and Digital Transportation.

BSMA will present its SCM AWARDS to the deserving companies, followed by its famous  COCKTAIL RECEPTION to end a truly memorial 2 day event! 

BSMA SOCIAL PARTY AT CROWNE PLAZA SUITES BISTRO & LOUNGE

 We had such a blast last year, let’s have even more fun this year!  Don’t forget to signup for this awesome activity….lots of singing, dancing, finger food, beverages, getting to know each other better – NETWORKING!

CROWNE PLAZA SUITES

1221 Chess Drive, San Mateo, CA, CA 94404, US    (650) 431-2517

RESERVATIONS:  Discount rates for Attendees.  Rooms are limited so please make your reservations as soon as possible.  Click Here for Reservations.

DIRECTIONS

Enjoy quick views of our summit last year.

BSMA Summit June 2022 Clinical Workshop

BSMA Summit 2022 Plenary Sessions

BSMA Summit June 2022 Track Sessions

BSMA Summit June 2022 Awards Ceremony

BSMA Summit 2022 Vendor Showcase & Networking

BSMA Summit June 2022 Social Party at Pinstripes

ADVANCING THE LEADING EDGE

OF THE BIO-PHARMA SUPPLY CHAIN

SUMMARY OF THE FULL TWO (2) DAYS

DAY 1

7:30 am – On-going: REGISTRATION for workshop
7:30 – 8:30 am: MEET & GREET BREAKFAST
8:30 am – 12:00 pm BSMA (3) WORKSHOPS
11:00 am – 12:30 pm On-going REGISTRATION for Summit
12:30 pm -2:00 pm VENDOR SHOWCASE, NETWORKING LUNCH & WELCOME ADDRESS
2:00 pm – 5:30 pm PLENARY SESSION
5:30pm-7:00pm  VENDOR SHOWCASE & NETWORKING
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm SOCIAL PARTY

DAY 2

7:30 am – 8:30 am – On-going REGISTRATION
7:30 am – 8:30 am – MEET & GREET NETWORKING BREAKFAST
8:30 am – 12:30 pm – 3 Track Sessions:  Clinical Supply Chain, Transportation & Logistics, & Digital Transformation
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm VENDOR SHOWCASE & NETWORK LUNCHEON
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Continuation of the tracks
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm AWARDS CEREMONY
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm COCKTAIL RECEPTION

DAY

ONE

7:30 am – 8:30 am REGISTRATION 

BREAKFAST – MEET & GREET

8:30 am – 12:00 pm   BSMA WORKSHOPS (3)

[ROOM: Columbus] – “Optimizing Your Clinical Drug Forecast and Supplies Using IRT”
Join us for this half-day, interactive workshop where we will go into details and best practices on how you can utilize your IRT functionality to improve your clinical trials supply management.  This session will include an overview of the various reports and information to extract from IRT and how they can be used to make better informed decisions about your demand & supply plan.  We will also review important IRT settings for creating the user specifications, how they impact your demand & supply plan, and common pitfalls and ways to solve them in supply forecasting.  Time will be set aside to address your questions and to learn how others are taking full advantage of IRT’s powerful capabilities.
  Presenter:  Catherine Hall, VP of Data and Quality, Endpoint Clinical

[ROOM: Drake] – “Introduction to the Global Supply Chain Workshop: Operations, Logistics and Compliance
Participants will be engaged in a 3-hour introduction with a seasoned global trade veteran discussing the key issues involved with the global supply chain.
Key capabilities and challenges in international trade, freight, logistics, operations and compliance will all be discussed, with a focus on pharma products.
For those considering import and export sales for the first time, this session offers a broad scan of what and how to address trade compliance; for seasoned importers and exporters this session will be a thorough compliance cross-check.
  Presenter: Thomas Cook, Managing Director, Blue Tiger International

[ROOM: Syracuse] – “Using data and analytics to augment your people and fuel your digital journey.”
This interactive workshop is for individuals and organizations at any level of analytics and digital maturity. Packed with practical examples, this workshop will help organizations navigate the terrain of multiple sources/versions of the truth and get more value from their analytics initiatives by identifying and overcoming three major impediments.”
  Presenter:  Randy V Bradley, PhD, EVP, Digital Transformation in Life Sciences, BSMA

1:00 am – 12:30 pm  REGULAR SUMMIT REGISTRATION

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm    VENDOR SHOWCASE & NETWORKING LUNCHEON

1:45 pm – 2:00 pm      WELCOME ADDRESS
  Devendra Mishra, Executive Director, BSMA

 

2:00 pm – 5:30 pm  PLENARY SESSION

[ROOM: Columbus & Drake]

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm  SCM 360◦: TAPPING INTO THE INTRINSIC POWER OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT FOR BREAKTHROUGHS 
Supply Chain Management executives of Biotech companies will identify the disruptions caused by the pandemic in the delivery of patient care and the changes made to maximize quality, timeliness and integrity of service delivered. Resolution(s) of the problems required rewiring of the inbound supply side as well as of the outbound delivery to a patient. Insights will be provided about traditional assumptions being challenged and transformations made in people, processes and technology to achieve a renewed objective of the enterprise.

 

PANEL

Tapping Into the Intrinsic Power of Supply Chain Management for Breakthroughs

by Tim Moore, Stuart Poll, Khalid Shah, Chris Bogart

Tim Moore

Tim Moore

Former President/COO, Instil Bio & PACT Pharma, CTO of Kite Pharma 

Stuart Poll

Stuart Poll

Vice President, Supply Chain, Illumina

Khalid Shah

Khalid Shah

PhD, SVP, Pharmaceutical & Biologics Ops, Mfg & Supply Chain, Exelixis

Chris Bogart

Chris Bogart

Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Bayer

Moderator: Devendra Mishra

Moderator: Devendra Mishra

Executive Director, BSMA

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm  BLOOMBERG’S DOMESTIC TRANSPORTATION ECONOMIC REVIEW
The US Transportation Network is a major nexus for the economy. This session will provide a State of The Union of each mode of transportation in the post-COVID-19 marketplace. Considering that supply chain is not properly understood but remains prevalent in our vocabulary, analysis will be made of the trials and tribulations in customer healthcare delivery. Insights will be shared of the impact of international carriers.
    Lee Klaskow, Sector Head and Senior Analyst, Bloomberg

Bloomberg's Domestic Transportation Economic Review

by Lee Klaskow, Sector Head & Senior Analyst, Bloomberg

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm  INDUSTRY PLATFORM TO INTEGRATE DRUG DEVELOPERS WITH CRO, CMO, AND CDMO. 
Learn how enabling the collaboration of personnel and integration of organizations and information in the ecosystem for drug development can reduce time to market, lower cost of development and improve launch times.

Panel

Industry Platform to Integrate Drug Develops with CRO, CMO, & CDMO

by Arvind Singh, Mike Ragone, Aparna Seksaria, Mike Dallman, Matt Blume

Arvind Singh

Arvind Singh

Executive Director, Global SCM, SK Pharmteco

Mike Ragone

Mike Ragone

Sr. Director Supply Chain, Vir Biotechnology

Aparna Seksaria

Aparna Seksaria

Global Practice Lead R&D Solutions, SAP

Mike Dallman

Mike Dallman

Sr. Director, Supply Chain, Avidity BioScience

Moderator: Matt Blume

Moderator: Matt Blume

Vice President Business Transformation, Catalent Pharma

4:15 pm – 4:45 pm  BSMA AFRICA: AN UNPRECEDENTED MARKET FOR HEALTHCARE, KIGALI, RWANDA
Highlights of the 1st Edition of the Summit will be presented to demonstrate the alignment of AUD-NEPAD’s Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plan of the African Union; Consortium of all the major vaccine and drug manufacturers for Local Manufacturing; MOONSHOT collaboration among countries for supply chain development; Collaboration between medical research institutions and their suppliers; Transportation Network & Cold Chain facilitation; and, the THINK TANK – Supply Chain Management Africa (SCMA. Bio-Pharma companies in the USA will have an opportunity to learn to serve the emerging market or expand their presence.

SPEAKERS

BSMA Africa: An Unprecedented Market for Healthcare, Kigali, Rwanda

by Devendra Mishra, Franck Toussaint, Randy Bradley

Devendra Mishra

Devendra Mishra

Executive Director, BSMA

Franck Toussaint

Franck Toussaint

Managing Director, BSMA Europe

Randy Bradley

Randy Bradley

EVP, Digital Transformation in Life Sciences, BSMA

4:45 pm – 5:15 pm  INTRODUCTION TO BSMA ENTERAKT

EnterAkt is a collaboration platform that allows participants to communicate, coordinate and share challenges, solutions and best practices.  It conveniently allows access to recording, questions and follow-up responses to BSMA Webinars. Users can seek information and provide answers based on topics and subject matter, and correspond with people having similar interests.  This forum for Steering Committees and Work-stream Groups enables exchange of information and capture of meeting slides and notes.

 

SPEAKERS

Introduction to BSMA EnterAkt

by Bill Coakley, Randy Bradley

Bill Coakley

Bill Coakley

EVP, Clinical and Commercial Supply Chain Management, BSMA

Randy Bradley

Randy Bradley

EVP, Digital Transformation in Life Sciences, BSMA

5:15 pm – 7:00 pm  VENDOR SHOWCASE & NETWORKING 

7:00 pm – 11:00 pm  SOCIAL EXTRAVAGANZA

[ROOM: Crowne Plaza Suites Bistro & Lounge]

DAY

TWO

TRACK 1

CLINICAL  

Chairman:

Bill Coakley

EVP, Clinical & Commercial Supply Chain Mgmt, BSMA

TRACK 2

TRANSPOR-TATION 

Chairman: 

Jeff Tucker

EVP, Transportation & Logistics Steering Committee, BSMA

TRACK 3

   DIGITAL  

Chairman:  

Randy Bradley

EVP, Digital Transforma-tion in Life Sciences, BSMA

7:30 am – 8:30 am  On-going REGISTRATION

MEET AND GREET BREAKFAST

TRACK 1: ADVANCING THE PEOPLE, PROCESSES & TECHNOLOGIES OF CLINICAL TRIALS  [ROOM: Columbus]

Chairman:  Bill Coakley, Executive Vice President, Clinical & Commercial Supply Chain Mgmt, BSMA

8:30 am – 8:45 am  OPENING REMARKS:  CLINICAL AND COMMERCIAL SUPPLY CHAIN
  Bill Coakley, Executive Vice President, Clinical & Commercial Supply Chain Mgmt, BSMA

Opening Remarks: Clinical & Commercial Supply Chain

by Bill Coakley

8:45 am – 9:30 am  SUPPLY PLANNING STRATEGIES FOR CLINICAL TRIALS
Supply planning for clinical trials is challenging from a strategic perspective because of the trade-offs involved with ensuring service levels while minimizing spend. As companies increasingly focus on the cost side of this equation, finding the optimal approach to supply planning is especially important to find the optimal balance between building inventory and reducing waste at the end of the trial. Attend this session to learn about supply planning strategies and how to incorporate them into your supply chain

PANEL

Supply Planning Strategies for Clinical Trials

by Ryan Mills, Scott Sabalvaro, Brittney Elko, Sebastien Coppe

Ryan Mills

Ryan Mills

 Sr. Director Supply Chain, Denali Therapeutics

Scott Sabalvaro

Scott Sabalvaro

Associate Director Supply Chain, Pliant Therapeutics

Brittney Elko

Brittney Elko

Director, Technical Operations & Supply Chain, Aligos Therapeutics

Moderator:  Sebastien Coppe

Moderator: Sebastien Coppe

PhD, Life Science Vice President,

N-Side

9:30 am – 10:15 am  ERP FOR PHARMA SUPPLY CHAIN or NOT?
Proponents for and against the need for ERP for supporting Clinical and Commercial Supply Chain engage in a healthy debate.

PANEL 

ERP for Pharma Supply Chain or Not?

by Ryan Pedroni, Charles Enriquez, Cat Hall, Rutesh Desai, Tony Stolis

Ryan Pedroni

Ryan Pedroni

Sr Director, Operational Excellence, Eikon Therapeutics

Charles Enriquez

Charles Enriquez

Sr Director, Tech Ops Systems,
Allogene Therapeutics

Cat Hall

Cat Hall

VP of Quality and Data, Endpoint Clinical

Rutesh Desai

Rutesh Desai

Sr Manager, Global Supply Chain, Beigene

Moderator: Tony Stolis

Moderator: Tony Stolis

Senior Principal, Global Life Sciences Supply Chain, Slalom

10:15 am – 11:00 am  VENDOR SHOWCASE & NETWORK BREAK

11:00 am – 11:45 am  FIRESIDE CHAT:  A COMPANY’S JOURNEY TO ENHANCE PROCESSING AND TECHNOLOGY FOR CUTTING EDGE HEALTHCARE
The development and commercialization of four drugs over a decade has been an enormously successful journey for Exelixis, a genome-based drug discovery company. Human capital and financial Investment in process and technology have driven transformation across the enterprise from clinical and commercial operations to marketing, HR and other functions. The Digital Technology Initiative, a need-based-driven strategy, is delivering organizational agility for optimum patient across multi functions which rely totally on outsourcing of its manufacturing. Insights from the chat will pertain to the life sciences industry from start up to mature BioPharma companies.

 

SPEAKERS

Fireside Chat: A Company's Journey to Enhance Processing & Technology for Cutting Edge Healthcare

by Khalid Shah, Aparna Seksaria

Khalid Shah

Khalid Shah

 SVP, Pharmaceutical & Biologics Operations, Manufacturing & Supply Chain, Exelixis

Aparna Seksaria

Aparna Seksaria

 Global Practice Lead R&D Solutions, SAP

11:45 am – 12:30 pm  HOW TO APPLY ANALYTICS TO ACHIEVE A SUCCESSFUL CLINICAL STUDY

Management of clinical supplies can be complex with many factors, throughout the study, needing to be considered, such as, number of sites activated, enrolment rates, site compliance, screen failure rates alongside changes to protocols. With the use of reporting and integration data, visibility of the study vastly improves and allows for more informed decision making. Having a clear vision and strategy on the types of analytics that are available is key. Our panel will explore what, how and when analytics can be leveraged to ensure your study is a success.

PANEL

How to Apply Analystics to Achieve a Successful Clinical Study

by Hilary Ross, Catherine Hall, Donna Lucero, Allen Jacques

Hilary Ross

Hilary Ross

Group Leader, Almac Group

Catherine Hall

Catherine Hall

VP, Data and Quality, Endpoint Clinical

Donna Lucero,

Donna Lucero,

Manager Clinical Systems (IRT), Amgen

Moderator:  Allen Jacques

Moderator: Allen Jacques

Industry Thought Leader, Kinaxis

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm  NETWORKING LUNCH

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm  PLENARY KEYNOTE ADDRESS [ROOM: Columbus & Drake]

Creating the Next Generation of Digital Experiences for BioPharma: Deploying Lessons Learned from Hollywood!

A three-decade veteran of information systems and technology in Media and Entertainment, will present a road map for building the Next Generation Enterprise with a Digital Backbone. Areas to be addressed for deployment will be 1. Master Data Management or Data Democratization, 2. Cloud Enablement, 3. Digital Collaboration and Documentation Management, 4. Digital Marketing – B2B and B2C, 5. Data Analytics for RT Decision Making, 6. System Integration between trading partners for Visibility, Decision Making, Efficiency, and 7. Customer Service-Patient Care.
  Eric Iverson, Director of Product Strategy, Amazon Studios, and Former Chief Technologist, Media & Entertainment, Amazon Web Services 

Keynote Address

by Eric Iversion

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm EVOLVING THE CLINICAL SUPPLY CHAIN AHEAD OF A COMMERCIAL LAUNCH
Emerging life sciences organizations face several important decisions ahead of a potential commercial launch.  You understand the science and are deeply invested in the key milestones for your clinical trials and regulatory filings. But then what?  What organizational shifts, processes and technology that will be needed, both short and long term, to support a commercial operation?  Our panel today explores the gaps that exist between current and future capability, and the considerations surrounding people, process and technology that are necessary to bridge this gap.

PANEL

Evolving the Clinical Supply Chain Ahead of a Commercial Launch

by Diana Vazquez, Katherine Mack, Khalid Shah, Ryan Pedroni, Bob Lamont

Diana Vazquez

Diana Vazquez

VP Supply Chain, Global Blood Therapeutics ( a Pfizer company)

Katherine Mack

Katherine Mack

VP Global Quality, Stryker

Khalid Shah

Khalid Shah

SVP, Pharmaceutical & Biologics Operations, Manufacturing & Supply Chain, Exelixis

Ryan Pedroni

Ryan Pedroni

Sr. Director, Operational Excellence, Eikon Therapeutics

Moderator: Bob Lamont

Moderator: Bob Lamont

Partner, Clarkston Consulting

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm  HOW TO ASSESS AND SELECT CLINICAL DISTRIBUTORS AND DEPOTS 
Establishing the optimum supply chain for global clinical trials, which entails the network of distribution centers, depots. packaging and labeling facilities, technology for monitoring progress, and direct to patient delivery services, is a vital contributor to the cost, efficacy and timeliness of the study. The practitioners will enumerate and analyze the operational considerations, country-specific compliance requirements, reverse logistics, capabilities of the region and trial study design. Realize that 59% of drugs and supplies for clinical trials are wasted, the panel will address how the challenge can be met.

PANEL

How to Assess & Select Clinical Distributors & Depots

by Brian Avison, Brittney Elko, Darrell Shiera, Sean Scanlon, Melissa Lucas

 Brian Avison

Brian Avison

Director of Operations, Site Lead, Catalent Clinical Development & Supply

Brittney Elko

Brittney Elko

Director, Technical Operations & Supply Chain, Aligos Therapeutics

Darrell Shiera

Darrell Shiera

Logistics Manager, Almac Clinical Services

Sean Scanlon

Sean Scanlon

Director, P&L Client Service, ThermoFisher Scientific

Moderator:  Melissa Lucas

Moderator: Melissa Lucas

Director Supplier Portfolio, Biocom California

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm 

VENDOR SHOWCASE & NETWORK BREAK

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

[ROOM: Vendor Showcase]

TRACK 2: TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS: NAVIGATING THE STORM

[ROOM: Drake]

Chairman:  Jeff Tucker, Executive Vice President, Transportation & Logistics, BSMA

8:30 am – 8:35 am  OPENING REMARKS:  TRANSPORTTION AND LOGISTICS
  Jeff Tucker, CEO, Tucker Company Worldwide and Executive Vice President of Transportation and Logistics, BSMA

8:35 am – 9:05 am  INITIATIVES OF THE PHARMA AND BIO-PHARMA MANUFACTURERS
The challenges of drug manufacturers in the critical area of transportation will be discussed pertaining to cold chain services, visibility in the supply chain, sustainability of the environment in terms of carbon footprint, custom and export handling, and opportunities for greater agility and resilience.

PANEL

Initiatives of the Pharma & Bio-Pharma Manufacturers

by Jeff Perata, Wahiba Hall, Devendra Mishra

Jeff Perata

Jeff Perata

DPBO Logistics, Gilead Sciences

Wahiba Hall

Wahiba Hall

Head Supply Chain Compliance CoE, Divisional PH – Global Export Control Officer, Bayer

Moderator: Devendra Mishra

Moderator: Devendra Mishra

Executive Director, BSMA

9:05 am – 9:30 am LEVERAGING DIGITAL TWINS AND  AGENTS TO SIMPLIFY YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS
This talk will describe an approach to logistics digitization that can overcome the current underutilization of data common in logistics, reduce task overload in supply chain personnel, and provide consistent solutions and aggregate analysis across a wide variety of shipment types present in today’s pharmaceutical supply chains leveraging digital twin and agent technologies.
  Rich Kilmer, CEO and Founder, CargoSense

Leveraging Digital Twins & Agents to Simplify Your Supply Chain perations

by Rick Kilmer

9:30 am – 10:15 am  LESSONS FROM THE FIELD: KEYS TO ADDRESSING SUPPLY CHAIN TALENT GAPS AND SKILL DEFICITS
The job market remains tight, even with inflation and a sagging global economy. How are companies working to address the talent gaps and skill deficits? What are students looking for upon graduation?

PANEL

Lessons from the Field: Keys to Addressing Supply Chain Talent Gaps & Skill Deficits

by Leon Trevett, Larry J. Davis, Terry Esper, Yasmeen Shoubah, Randy Bradley

Leon Trevett

Leon Trevett

Senior Director Global Supply Chain Planning, llumina

Larry J. Davis

Larry J. Davis

PharmD, Professor of Practice in Clinical and Regulatory Affairs, Keck Graduate Institute

Terry Esper

Terry Esper

PhD, Associate Professor, Logistics, Ohio State University 

Yasmeen Shoubah

Yasmeen Shoubah

Associate Packaging Engineer, Gilead Sciences

Moderator:  Randy Bradley

Moderator: Randy Bradley

Associate Professor, Supply Chain, University of Tennessee

10:15  am – 11:00 am  VENDOR SHOWCASE & NETWORK BREAK

11:00 am – 11:30 am  FIRESIDE CHAT:  FINAL MILE

As patients’ needs change and personalized medication is becoming more predominant, those of us who take part in that transport need to remain nimble and flexible to help support the movement of these important shipments. Hear what airlines, forwarders and shippers are doing with their products, services and solutions to ensure these shipments arrive at their final mile destinations in time.

 

PANEL

Fireside Chat: Final Mile

by Derek Glover, Jennifer Haigh, Shawn Pischke

Derek Glover

Derek Glover

Sr. Manager Global Logistics, Novavax

Jennifer Haigh

Jennifer Haigh

 Head, Specialty Products- Americas, United Cargo

Shawn Pischke

Shawn Pischke

Director, Commercial Operations, QuickSTAT

11:30 am – 12:00 pm  APPROACHES TO TRANSPORTATION AND SUPPLY CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY
After three years of massive disruptions within freight transportation and supply chain logistics, sustainability efforts are regaining prominence. This session will review achievable “wins” that move organizations in the right direction toward a sustainable future. The session will discuss EVs (electric vehicles), Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) and Biofuels, reusable packaging, and modal shifts that hit the mark.

PANEL

Approaches to Transportation & Supply Chain Sustainability

by Bill Kascel, Ryan Newman, Keenan Guenzel, Keith Brandis, Jeff Tucker

Bill Kascel

Bill Kascel

SVP, Sustainability, Kuehne-Nagel

Ryan Newman

Ryan Newman

Director of Business Development, AeroSafe Global

Keenan Guenzel

Keenan Guenzel

Logistics Project Lead, Bayer

Keith Brandis,

Keith Brandis,

VP, Partnerships & Strategic Solutions, Volvo Group

Moderator:  Jeff Tucker

Moderator: Jeff Tucker

CEO, Tucker Company Worldwide

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm  TRANSPORT MARKET CONDITIONS & TRENDS IN COLD CHAIN
Hear directly from executives from various transport modes and service providers, where the industry is, from a variety of standpoints. This session will build upon Day 1’s keynote session and will be expertly moderated by Bloomberg’s Lee Klaskow. Discussion will review the nature and condition of capacity in 2023 and beyond. Talk will include a “playbook” for potential recessionary environment, and what manufacturers might consider as they continue to refine strategies.

 

PANEL

Transport Market conditions & Trends in Cold Chain

by Andrew Boyle, Jeff Tucker, Jennifer Haigh, Bob Gahan, Lee Klaskow

Andrew Boyle

Andrew Boyle

Co-President, Boyle Transportation & Vice Chair, American Trucking Associations

Jeff Tucker

Jeff Tucker

CEO, Tucker Company Worldwide

Jennifer Haigh

Jennifer Haigh

Head, Specialty Products- Americas, United Cargo

Bob Gahan

Bob Gahan

Head, Healthcare, North America, Kuehne + Nagel Inc.

Moderator:  Lee Klaskow

Moderator: Lee Klaskow

Sector Head and Senior Analyst, Bloomberg

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm  NETWORKING LUNCH

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm  PLENARY KEYNOTE ADDRESS [ROOM: Columbus & Drake]

Creating the Next Generation of Digital Experiences for BioPharma: Deploying Lessons Learned from Hollywood!

A three-decade veteran of information systems and technology in Media and Entertainment, will present a road map for building the Next Generation Enterprise with a Digital Backbone. Areas to be addressed for deployment will be 1. Master Data Management or Data Democratization, 2. Cloud Enablement, 3. Digital Collaboration and Documentation Management, 4. Digital Marketing – B2B and B2C, 5. Data Analytics for RT Decision Making, 6. System Integration between trading partners for Visibility, Decision Making, Efficiency, and 7. Customer Service-Patient Care.
  Eric Iverson, Director of Product Strategy, Amazon Studios, and Former Chief Technologist, Media & Entertainment, Amazon Web Services 

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm  PACKAGING’S METAMORPHOSIS
New technologies, from refrigeration to insulation to digitalization are pouring into the cold chain industry. This session will review the latest technology available within packaging providers for the pharma and bio-pharma manufacturers, including sustainability, technology, digitalization and of course, temperature protection.

PANEL

Packaging's Metamorphosis

by Michael Hlaey, Stefan Braun, Hector Oyarzun, Dawn Kim

Michael Haley

Michael Haley

Business Development Director, SkyCell AG

Stefan Braun

Stefan Braun

Managing Director, SmartCAE

Hector Oyarzun

Hector Oyarzun

 Business Development Manager- Americas, Emball’iso

Moderator:  Dawn Kim

Moderator: Dawn Kim

Director, Business Development, D.W. Morgan

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm  USE CASES, APPROACHES, CHALLENGES, AND OPPORTUNITIES IN LIFE SCIENCES: EXPLORING VIABLE PATHS TO DIGITALIZATION SUCCESS
This discussion will review where digitalization is making an impact in various places, from air, to truck, to production, serialization and more. This immersive session will offer attendees an opportunity to operate more like a think tank to bring clarity to the meaning of digital transformation and chart a path of digitalization and digital transformation in life sciences.

 PANEL

Use Cases, Approaches, Challenges, & Opportunities in Life Sciences: Exploring Viable Paths t Digitalization Success

by Stefan Braun, Jenifer Smith, Rick Kilmer, Andrew Setikas, John Bermudez, Jeff Perata

Stefan Braun

Stefan Braun

Managing Director, SmartCAE

Jenifer Smith

Jenifer Smith

Senior Logistics Specialist, Direct Relief

Rich Kilmer

Rich Kilmer

President and CEO, CargoSense

Andrew Setikas

Andrew Setikas

Global Head, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Teradata

John Bermudez

John Bermudez

Vice President, Product Marketing, Tracelink

Moderator: Jeff Perata

Moderator: Jeff Perata

Director, Pharmaceutical and Biologics Operations, Gilead Sciences

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm 

VENDOR SHOWCASE & NETWORK BREAK

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

[ROOM: Vendor Showcase]

TRACK 3: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN LIFE SCIENCES: CASE STUDIES
[ROOM:  Syracuse]

Chairman:  Randy Bradley, Executive Vice President, Digital Transformation, BSMA

8:30 am – 8:45 am  OPENING REMARKS: DIGITALIZATION AND DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN LIFE SCIENCES
  Randy V. Bradley
, Associate Professor, Supply Chain, University of Tennessee and Executive Vice President, Digital Transformation, BSMA

8:45 am – 9:30 am  EFFICIENCY GAINS THROUGH AUTOMATION:  AVOIDING PITFALLS WHEN INTRODUCING NEW SOLUTIONS
A common chasm organizations of all sizes must navigate when introducing a new solution or technology is how much to use out of the box, what level of customization is healthy, and how to mitigate user rejection. This season of seasoned professionals where share their advice and give examples how their companies addressed these concerns and issues.

PANEL

Efficienty Gains Through Automation: Avoiding Pitfalls When Introducing New Solutionss

by Leon Trevett, Rajeev Mishra, Randy Bradley

Leon Trevett

Leon Trevett

Sr. Director Global Supply Chain Planning, illumina

Rajeev Mishra

Rajeev Mishra

Industry Partner – Healthcare and Life Sciences, Slalom

Moderator: Randy V Bradley

Moderator: Randy V Bradley

Associate Professor, Supply Chain, University of Tennessee

9:30 am – 10:15 am  LESSONS FROM THE FIELD: KEYS TO ADDRESSING SUPPLY CHAIN TALENT GAPS AND SKILL DEFICITS
[ROOM:  Drake]
The job market remains tight, even with inflation and a sagging global economy. How are companies working to address the talent gaps and skill deficits? What are students looking for upon graduation? What steps are companies taking to reskill and upskill their existing workforce? These and many other topics will be explored in this interactive discussion.

 

PANEL

Lesson from the Field: Keys to Addressing Supply Chain Talent Gaps & Skill Deficits

by Leon Trevett, Larry J. Davis, Terry Esper, Yasmeen Shoubah, Randy Bradley

Leon Trevett

Leon Trevett

Senior Director Global Supply Chain Planning, llumina

Larry J. Davis

Larry J. Davis

PharmD, Professor, Practice in Clinical & Regulatory Affairs, Keck Graduate Institute

Terry Esper

Terry Esper

PhD, Associate Professor, Logistics, Ohio State University 

Yasmeen Shoubah

Yasmeen Shoubah

Associate Packaging Engineer, Gilead Sciences

Moderator:  Randy Bradley

Moderator: Randy Bradley

Associate Professor, Supply Chain, University of Tennessee

10:15 am – 11:00 am  VENDOR SHOWCASE & NETWORK BREAK

11:00 am – 11:45 am  PREPARING FOR CHANGES BROUGHT ABOUT BY PERSONALIZED MEDICINE
Are current supply chain strategies, designs, and execution amenable to medicine and therapies moving from mass-production to patient-level personalized customization? What key aspects must be considered and addressed to facilitate proactive supply chain readiness that ensures patients and consumers are at the center of organizations’ efforts? These questions and more will be addressed during this explosive session.
  Paul Brody, Americas Technology Sector Strategy Leader, EY

Preparing for Changes Brought About by Personalized Medicine

by Paul Brody

11:45 am – 12:30 pm  DIGITAL IN RETAIL:  PARALLELS WITH LIFE SCIENCES
Most people are aware of the progress of retailers when it comes to digitalization and digital transformation. This session will help paint a picture of the parallels of starting and maintaining digital journeys in retail and doing the same in life sciences.
  Guy Courtin, VP Industry and Advanced Technology, Tecsys

Digital in Retail: Parallels with Life Sciences

by Guy Courtin

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm  NETWORKING LUNCH

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm  PLENARY KEYNOTE ADDRESS [ROOM: Columbus & Drake]

Creating the Next Generation of Digital Experiences for BioPharma: Deploying Lessons Learned from Hollywood!

A three-decade veteran of information systems and technology in Media and Entertainment, will present a road map for building the Next Generation Enterprise with a Digital Backbone. Areas to be addressed for deployment will be 1. Master Data Management or Data Democratization, 2. Cloud Enablement, 3. Digital Collaboration and Documentation Management, 4. Digital Marketing – B2B and B2C, 5. Data Analytics for RT Decision Making, 6. System Integration between trading partners for Visibility, Decision Making, Efficiency, and 7. Customer Service-Patient Care.
  Eric Iverson, Director of Product Strategy, Amazon Studios, and Former Chief Technologist, Media & Entertainment, Amazon Web Services 

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm  FIRESIDE CHAT:  WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
This immersive session will focus on key learnings from the 2-day event and offer candid thoughts on takeaways and next steps on how participants can advance digitalization efforts in their organization and life sciences

Fireside Chat: Where Do We Go From Here?

by Subbu Panigrahi, Randy Bradley

Subbu Panigrahi

Subbu Panigrahi

Sr. Executive Director, Global Operations, illumina

Randy V Bradley

Randy V Bradley

Associate Professor, Supply Chain, University of Tennessee

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm  USE CASES, APPROACHES, CHALLENGES, AND OPPORTUNITIES IN LIFE SCIENCES: EXPLORING VIABLE PATHS TO DIGITALIZATION SUCCESS
[ROOM: Drake]
This discussion will review where digitalization is making an impact in various places, from air, to truck, to production, serialization and more. This immersive session will offer attendees an opportunity to operate more like a think tank to bring clarity to the meaning of digital transformation and chart a path of digitalization and digital transformation in life sciences.

 

PANEL

Use Cases, Approaches, Challenges, & Opportunities in Life Sciences: Exploring Viable Paths to Digitalization Success

by Jennifer Smith, Rich Kilmer, Stefan Braun, Andrew Setikas, John Bermudez, Jeff Perata

Jenifer Smith

Jenifer Smith

 Senior Logistics Specialist, Direct Relief

Rich Kilmer

Rich Kilmer

President & CEO, CargoSense

Stefan Braun

Stefan Braun

Managing Director, SmartCAE

Andrew Setikas

Andrew Setikas

Global Head, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Teradata

John Bermudez

John Bermudez

Vice President, Product Marketing, Tracelink

Moderator: Jeff Perata

Moderator: Jeff Perata

Director, Pharmaceutical and Biologics Operations, Gilead Sciences

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm 

VENDOR SHOWCASE & NETWORK BREAK

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

[ROOM: Vendor Showcase]

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