Monday, March 30, 2020

Global Pharma Logistics and Supply Chain Conference (Boston, MA, United States – June 25-26, 2020) –

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DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “World Pharma Logistics and Supply Chain Conference” has been added to’s offering.

The event will witness an overwhelming participation of leading supply chain and logistics decision makers discussing how collaboration can be a key in solving the issues faced at various stages of pharma logistics. 25+ expert speakers from pharma will discuss how to build a supply chain which is more agile that can operate faster and react to changes in the market faster. This conference will address the issues of upstream and downstream in the pharma supply chain.

Increasing pressure faced by pharmaceutical companies to make their supply chain more efficient, cost-effective, focussed and more agile has made the industry increasingly competitive in the recent years.

With the mandate for serialization, strict quality regulations and increasing importance of patient centricity for pharma companies to follow, it is essential to navigate from complex supply chain ecosystem to simpler processes.

The World Pharma Logistics and Supply Chain Conference will hold discussions on how to build a supply chain which is more agile, that can operate faster and react to changes in the market faster. How adapting to newer technologies and solutions at various stages of the supply chain can reduce the operating costs and how practical it is to adapt to the available solutions in the market.

Why Attend?

  • Learn new ways to deal with maturing patient-centric end-to-end supply chains
  • Engage in meaningful discussion with the most prominent industry experts and decision makers from pharmaceutical manufacturers who will address the most critical challenges in the supply chain management

Key Highlights

  • Patient Centricity in today’s pharma supply chain
  • Creating a fully optimized supply chain with digitization
  • Real-time monitoring, tracking and managing the cold chain
  • Warehousing & Distribution Management
  • Forecasting and Demand planning- Integrated Business planning for supply chain efficiency
  • Capability building for the future-the road ahead for pharma supply chain industry


Day 1


08:15 – 08:55

Welcome note

08:55 – 09:00

Opening Remarks from the Chairman

09:00 – 09:10

Keynote Presentation

09:10 – 09:45

Patient Centricity – the Heart of Today’s Pharma Supply Chain

Patient adherence- How to ensure data and compliance to the last mile to the patient delivery without compromising the patient safety and patient data confidentiality

09:45 – 10:20

Morning Refreshment – One-to-one Networking Meetings – Networking break

10:20 – 11:10

Panel discussion: How to deal with the challenge of expiry of blockbusters drugs’ patents to ensure safe manufacturing and logistics

11:10 – 11:45

Solution Provider Presentation

11:45 – 12:20

Effectively navigating through the increasingly complex ecosystem of supply chain for large organizations, mid-size organizations and small organizations

12:20 – 12:55 Luiz Barberini, Operations Manager, External Manufacturing Latin America Head, Bayer

Lunch – One-to-one Networking Meetings – Networking break

12:55 – 13:55

Digital Transformation – Creating a Fully Optimized Supply Chain With Digitization

Ensuring transparency, security and oversight of the end to end delivery of goods with revolutionizing blockchain technology to enable simple use system for all stakeholders-Recognizing the capacity of blockchain in maximizing cost optimization

13:55 – 14:30

Streamlining the drug journey for more visibility of product through the entire logistics process – leaving the factories until it reaches the destination

14:30 – 15:05

Solution Provider Presentation

15:05 – 15:40

Afternoon Refreshment – One-to-one Networking Meetings – Networking break

15:40 – 16:30

Consolidation vs delocation: how to strike the right balance between cost-effectiveness and customer proximity

16:30 – 17:00

Real-Time Monitoring, Tracking and Managing the Cold Chain

Overcoming the lack of transparency of the end to end drug delivery process- Real-time monitoring and tracking for shipments control

17:00 – 17:30

Solution Provider Presentation

17:30 – 18:00

Understanding the importance of Serialization of the goods for better tracking and required action in case of damage during the transit

18:00 – 18:30

Closing remarks from the chairperson

18:30 – 18:35

Drinks Reception & Networking

18:35 – 18:35

Day 2


08:15 – 08:55

Welcome note

08:55 – 09:00

Opening Remarks from the Chairperson

09:00 – 09:10

Forecasting and Demand Planning – Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain Efficiency

How to bridge the gap between long-range demand planning and planning production capacity

09:10 – 09:45

Recognizing the capabilities of demand planning for pharma organization in maintaining profit margins in the pharma value chain

09:45 – 10:20

Morning Refreshment – One-to-one Networking Meetings – Networking break

10:20 – 11:10

Solution Provider Presentation

11:10 – 11:45

Improving deliveries to customer in terms of efficiency and frequency -how can we set up network in a country which is optimized in terms of cost and provide the best service

11:45 – 12:20

Inventory management – how to reduce inventories while improving the service by integrating inventory management network into the IBP process

12:20 – 13:05

Lunch – One-to-one Networking Meetings – Networking break

13:05 – 14:05

Solution Provider Presentation

14:05 – 14:40

Use case: Achieving forecast accuracy of the customer demand lead to acceptable inventory levels to avoid out-of-stock situation

14:40 – 15:15

Afternoon Refreshment – One-to-one Networking Meetings – Networking break

15:15 – 15:50

Capability Building for the Future – The Road Ahead for Pharma Supply Chain Industry

Panel Discussion- Geo Politics- How company’s operations vary depending on the country they are operating in.

15:50 – 16:20

The role of supply chain officers, operations officers and strategists – how these play together

16:20 – 16:50

Closing remarks from the chairperson

16:50 – 16:55

End of Conference

16:55 – 16:55

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