19 - 21 June, 2018 |
Crowne Plaza Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Conference Day Two

8:30 am - 9:00 am Morning Coffee and Registration


Mark Willis

Global Director, Program Management Office

9:10 am - 9:50 am Keynote: Discovering the Serialisation Strategies of the Future

Mark Willis, Global Director, Program Management Office,Fresenius
-Learn how to optimise packaging lines through novel agile solutions
- Picture what serialisation processes can look like in the next 3-5 years
-Hear the challenges overcome when implementing serialisation for the Global Market

Mark Willis

Global Director, Program Management Office

10:00 am - 10:40 am Final Countdown-Focus areas for a CDMO before February 2019

Staffan Widengren, Director, Corporate Projects,Recipharm
- Determine how to get everyone on board in due time
-Hear how to finalise projects within the global program
-Learn how to transfer the global program to local site and  central maintenance organisation
-Discuss to use serialisation beyond compliance

Staffan Widengren

Director, Corporate Projects

10:40 am - 11:10 am Networking Coffee Break

Use this opportunity to discuss with peers key strategies in implementing serialisation in the global market. Led by our facilitators, each roundtable discussion will last for 35 minutes with the opportunity to rotate to a second discussion point, followed by a chance to feed back key discussion points
Round Table 1How can I prepare my serialisation processes for regulations in emerging markets?
Marcel De Grutter, Liaison Regulatory and Governmental Affairs, Abbott

Round Table 2:How can I forecast and prepare for regulatory changes in my long term strategy?

Round Table 3:How to I approach serialisation regulations in Russia/China/USA?

Round Table 4:
What does serialisation in a global market look like?Roman Mijnhart, Sr.Director Global Supply Chain Quality, Genzyme Europe

Roman Mijnhart

Sr.Director Global Supply Chain Quality
Genzyme Europe


Marcel De Grutter

Liaison Regulatory and Government Affairs
Abbott Laboratories

Download our Attendify app to gain a 360 overview on the discussions being held throughout our serialisation and traceability conference. In this session we will review the feedback from the live polling and  discuss the key challenges that have been considered as critical to prepare for the FMD

Mark Willis

Global Director, Program Management Office

12:40 pm - 1:40 pm Networking Lunch

1:40 pm - 2:20 pm OPEN-SCS: Overview of the Communications Standard Working Group

- Discuss what the approved OPEN-SCS packaging serialisation specification 1.0 is looking to achieve
-Hear case studies on how the specification has been utilised
- Understand how OPEN-SCS is looking to develop and what the next steps of the association are looking to achieve

2:20 pm - 3:00 pm How is Master Data Management Playing an Integral Role in Serialisation?

Nadim Wardé, Managing Partner,arounData consulting

-Hear what integration steps are needed for an optimal handling of serialisation data
-Explore how standardised master data management will optimise processes
-Scrutinize how on boarding of day should be achieved from day one to allow sustainable management of serialisation systems

Nadim Wardé

Managing Partner
arounData consulting

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm Determining How Blockchain can Revolutionise the Pharma Supply Chain

Pasi Kemppainen, Principal Advisor Pharma Digitalisation ,Epista Life Science
-Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of Blockchain
-Understand how Blockchain should be implemented in your supply chain
-Learn what the possibilities are with Blockchain

Pasi Kemppainen

Principal Advisor Pharma Digitalisation
Epista Life Science

3:40 pm - 3:50 pm Chairman's Closing Remarks

Mark Willis, Global Director, Program Management Office,Fresenius

Mark Willis

Global Director, Program Management Office