Agenda Day 2

8:00 AM - AM Registration & Coffee

8:30 AM - 8:40 AM Chairman’s Recap on Day One & Introductory Remarks to Day Two

Our chairman will recap on day one’s key highlights and set the agenda for the rest of the conference to ensure you get the most out of the discussions ahead.

8:40 AM - 9:15 AM Moving Towards Global Serialisation Compliance: Implementing a Serialisation Strategy Across Every Region

Joseph Behan, Vice President Supply Chain, Orexigen Therapeutics Shane Meehan, Senior Manager, Packaging, , Orexigen Therapeutics
  • Reviewing current global regulations and guidelines
  • Aligning global serialization requirements: How can industry guide the regulations?
  • Predicting future regulatory changes: Managing potential risks by developing an adaptable, flexible strategy that anticipates change
  • Incorporating the changes into the long term strategy: Functional and technical considerations, building cross functional teams, culture
  • Standardising the serialisation strategy across multiple sites globally: Strategic vision, flexibility and ongoing communication

Joseph Behan

Vice President Supply Chain
Orexigen Therapeutics

Shane Meehan

Senior Manager, Packaging,
Orexigen Therapeutics

9:15 AM - 9:50 AM Process Strategies to Drive Serialisation Success: Cost Control, Design and Delivery

Juho Hellman, Development Manager, Orion Pharma
· Creating an effective roadmap with scope for flexibility: Planning for change
· Determining priorities: Cost, complexity, design, timescales
· Selecting a standard system vs. bespoke: Considering flexibility, features, complexity and unique design requirements
· Balancing resource allocation, defining ROI and management contracts
· Project scheduling throughout the entire lifecycle of the project
· Project assessment and improvement recommendations

Juho Hellman

Development Manager
Orion Pharma

9:50 AM - 10:25 AM Data Management: Standards, Security, Integrity and Analytics

Mark Willis, Global Director, Program Management Office, Fresenius
· Current standards and requirements for Master Data Management
· Understanding data source and storage: The importance of master data and how can it be used in serialisation
· Ensuring data security and maintaining integrity within serialisation
· Leveraging data and analytics to gain competitor advantage and customer centricity
· Maximise ROI on your serialisation strategy by making the most of the data obtained

Mark Willis

Global Director, Program Management Office

10:25 AM - 10:55 AM Networking Coffee Break

11:00 AM - 11:35 AM Evaluating Project Delivery Success: Testing, Implementation and On-boarding

Robert Jan van der Horst, IT Director, DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals
· Project overview: Implementing a fully integrated solution, architectural and technical landscape
· Organisational mission: Environmental sustainability, quality, competitive advantage
· Identifying potential challenges and solving issues at testing and implementation stages
· Developing an effective on-boarding strategy for CMO’s
· Overcoming cultural and communication challenges within internal and external project teams: The value of a harmonised landscape
· Vendor and partner selection challenges and solutions

Robert Jan van der Horst

IT Director
DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals

11:35 AM - 12:20 PM Value Beyond Compliance Discussion: Future Possibilities

Mark Willis, Global Director, Program Management Office, Fresenius
As the industry moves closer towards meeting the regulatory compliance deadlines and move into full scale implementation, they are now considering the next stage beyond just compliance. The industry is also recognising that there is value beyond compliance, and serialisation has the ability to transform existing business processes and optimise operational efficiency.
This roundtable discussion will focus on some of the potential areas that will drive business value beyond compliance:
Topics covered:
· Inventory Optimisation and Supply Chain Monitoring
· Recall Efficiency: Demonstrating Complete Supply Chain Integrity
· Patient Safety, Customer Centric Engagement & Brand Loyalty
· Improving Sales and Marketing Effectiveness
· Block Chain: Solutions for Managing IT Hub and Data Governance Issues
· Benefits Beyond Serialization and Traceability Compliance

Mark Willis

Global Director, Program Management Office

12:20 PM - 12:55 PM Downstream Supply Chain Optimisation: Planning Accuracy, Operational Efficiency and Productivity

Gert Vleugels, Global Program Manager, MSD
· Achieving business value through business process improvements and effective revenue lifecycle management
· Enabling improved inventory monitoring across the supply chain to optimise forecasting and demand planning
· Leveraging analytics capabilities to gain deeper insights and make informed business decisions
· Optimising the supply chain by optimising partnership networks

Gert Vleugels

Global Program Manager

12:55 PM - 1:55 PM Networking Lunch

1:55 PM - 2:30 PM Integration of the Supply Chain into Serialisation

· Preparing for the transition and techniques to incorporate serialisation into the supply chain
· Defining clear expectations and communicating the implications to the project team: Ensuring buy-in, ownership and accountability

8:00 AM - AM Digitalisation and Automation: Emerging Technology to Support Innovation and Optimise the Ecosystem

· How is the industry evolving and what emerging technology is being developed to support serialisation?
· What impacts will future technology have on the industry: IoT, Analytics, Block chain, AI?
· How can current and emerging digital technology increase supply chain visibility and assist in decision making and problem solving?
· How will automation and digitisation deliver operational efficiencies, improve productivity and grow revenue
· Ensuring success with new technology and managing associated risks

3:05 PM - 3:35 PM Networking Coffee Break

3:35 PM - 4:10 PM Overcoming Technical Interoperability and Integration Challenges: Planning, Preparation and Common Pitfalls

Pasi Kemppainen, Executive Consultant, Pharma Serialization and Traceability,, Entrepreneur
· Reviewing the challenges associated with implementation and integration pf serialisation and traceability technology
· Bess practice strategies for integrating technology with enterprise IT systems to support end-to-end business processes
· Ensuring seamless data exchange between packaging infrastructures and your MES, ERP, repository, warehouse management, regulatory and partner IT systems
· Common pitfalls and how to avoid them

Pasi Kemppainen

Executive Consultant, Pharma Serialization and Traceability,

8:00 AM - AM Keynote Quick-fire Q&A Wrap-Up

To sum up the conference, we bring together the keynote speakers and facilitators of the sessions for a final quick fire Q&A with the top questions which will taken during the final lunch and networking break of day two. Don’t leave with unanswered questions and ensure you’ve got everything you need for your serialisation strategy by tying up all loose ends in this interactive, fast paced session. With each speaker having just thirty seconds to answer each question, this pressure will be on to get it right, fast – just like your serialisation strategy.