LogiPharma 2017 US

October 04-October 06, 2017

Westin Philadelphia, PA

Contact: 1.888.482.6012

Activating the Digital Supply Chain to Increase Efficiencies and Better Meet Patient Needs

For All Attendees

07:30 AM - 08:30 AM Breakfast In The LogiLounge

Invitation only

07:30 AM - 08:30 AM Women In Supply Chain Breakfast

08:30 AM - 08:35 AM Welcome Remarks

Marissa Alvord, Executive Director, LogiPharma USA


Marissa Alvord

Executive Director
LogiPharma USA

08:35 AM - 08:50 AM Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Allen Jacques, Vice President, Pharma Supply Chain, Aera


Allen Jacques

Vice President, Pharma Supply Chain
Supply chains move quickly and so does data. Companies across the industry are struggling to get value out of their data and many are looking to quickly onboard new technologies for fear of getting left behind. What does a digital supply chain look like? How will this impact the bottom line? Supply chain leaders will break down the buzzwords, from machine learning to artificial intelligence to the Internet of Things and share the impact of how these technologies will advance the supply chain.
Panelists will discuss:
Why digitization is important and what you need to know
Examples of how these technologies can improve supply chain management
How to action the digital supply chain, including working with IT


Hussain Mooraj

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Tim Chamberlain

Senior Director, Business Technology
Merck KGaA

Priya Durvasula

Head of IT, Global Supply Chain
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Allen Jacques

Vice President, Pharma Supply Chain

Michael Jester

Head of Supply Chain Capability, Global Supply Chain & Strategy

General Session

09:30 AM - 09:50 AM Reengineering Performance Metrics to Improve Inventory Management, A First Step to Automation

Eric Moore, Sr. Director Network Supply Operations, Pfizer, Inc.
Big data, machine learning and AI are buzz worthy and attention grabbing words, but are we there yet? What really needs to be in place to take hold of new and disruptive technology? Eric Moore is an engineer by training and a keen problem solver. He noticed within his network supply chain organization that having one metric to measure activity around the globe is problematic. In this case study, Eric will share the story of how he and his team re-engineered the processes and tools to have more confidence in the measurements of the outputs.
Eric will weigh in on:
How to go upstream to solve inventory problems
Getting people to rally around a few things to drive improvements
Next opportunities for improving performance, including automation


Eric Moore

Sr. Director Network Supply Operations
Pfizer, Inc.

Creative Boardroom Part II

8:50 AM - 9:50 AM Designing a Supply Chain Strategy for Small to Mid-Sized Companies

Jason Cameron, Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Amicus Therapeutics Joseph Berry, Director, Supply Chain Operations, Amicus Therapeutics
Limited to 15 supply chain practitioners from manufacturers only, sign up at registration to share best practices and problem solve with peers battling similar challenges.
Developing a supply chain to be flexible and cost effective when you might feel like the guppy in the ocean
Partnering appropriately with CMOs to be of interest to them while managing risk
Transforming the supply chain away from ad hoc to standardized processes
Managing the transition from clinical supply chain to product launch
Determining which markets will bring back highest profitability

Jason Cameron

Vice President, Global Supply Chain
Amicus Therapeutics

Joseph Berry

Director, Supply Chain Operations
Amicus Therapeutics

09:50 AM - 10:10 AM New to Role Case Study | Executing the Vision Statement of Supply Chain as Trusted Functional Partner

Jaideep Parekh, Director, Supply Chain , Galderma
After 16 years with Alcon, Jaideep Parekh was ready to take on a new role heading up supply chain for Galderma. He didn’t want to wait 90 days to set out strategy documents and set these out within his first two weeks. His goal? For supply chain to be a trusted functional partner for the entire company. At the time this session runs, he’ll be six months into his role, find out key lessons learned on his journey, including:
Driving culture change and partnering with commercial, finance and QA
Methods used to achieve cost savings
Talent management strategy for a supply chain organization with 60% of talent from the millennial generation


Jaideep Parekh

Director, Supply Chain

10:10 AM - 10:50 AM Morning Refreshment Break In The LogiLounge

10:50 AM - 11:10 AM Understanding the Journey to Digital Supply Networks

Dr. Lakshman Pernenkil, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
The shift from linear, sequential supply chain functions to an interconnected, open system of supply operations can lay the foundation for how companies compete in the future. These open systems, also called digital supply networks, integrate information from many different sources and locations to drive the physical act of production and distribution. Join us for this session to explore the benefits and challenges of the Digital Supply Network and the multitude of options companies can pursue to build one.


Dr. Lakshman Pernenkil

Senior Manager
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Patient centricity has been a longtime mandate of R&D and clinical programs and it’s becoming a bigger driving force behind supply chain transformations. What does patient centricity mean for supply chain leaders? How can the supply chain serve a diverse range of patient needs? How can the supply chain organization better support patient outcomes? How can you deliver a seamless experience to the patient? What are the different nodes to leverage from a digital or connected enterprise perspective to get closer to the customer?
Panelists will discuss:
How to put the patient first
The role of wearables and data gained through IoT
How to balance putting the patient first while controlling costs


Athena Harrington

Senior Director, Global Supply Chain
Illumina, Inc.

Rohan Sheth

Supply Chain Process Capability Leader

Mark Stesney

Formerly Head of S&OP, Genetic Diseases
Shire Pharmaceuticals

11:50 AM - 12:00 PM Innovation Spotlight Presented by Movilitas Consulting

Jacques Muratori, North America Managing Director, Movilitas Consulting


Jacques Muratori

North America Managing Director
Movilitas Consulting

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM It’s Not Just Box-Ticking, Implementing Serialization to Detect and Mitigate Counterfeiting

Aaron Graham, Executive Director, Brand Safety & Security , Boehringer Ingelheim
New regulations require a significant investment of time, personnel and resources, and the procedures and technologies implemented will have incredible benefits for manufacturers. Aaron Graham, Executive Director, Brand Safety & Security at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. will share the story about a subject, who in 14 months, sold more than $80 million of Rx medicines. The medicines were obtained via Healthcare fraud from straw pharmacies and sold to legitimate distributors and pharmacies accompanied by fraudulent drug pedigrees.
Hear lessons learned and actions taken, including:
The detection of fraudulent drug pedigrees
How legitimate distributers unwittingly purchased illegal medicines
How serialization technology can protect patients and help ensure the integrity of the pharmaceutical the supply chain through enhanced detection and mitigation tools


Aaron Graham

Executive Director, Brand Safety & Security
Boehringer Ingelheim

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch

Regardless of how rigorously you plan to prevent disruptions, they will inevitably happen. There is one thing in your control, developing the leadership skills and competencies to handle a range of disruptions. This workshop will cover the traits leaders should have to handle a range of major supply chain disruptions and skills required for specific stages of disruption. Participants will work through a series of supply chain disruption scenarios designed to test response and recovery.

Arash Azadegan

Associate Professor, Supply Chain Management
Rutgers Business School

Iana Lukina

Ph.D. Candidate
University of South Florida

Workshop B

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Workshop | Coordinating a Business Response on a Global Level to a Catastrophic Theft

Charles Forsaith, Director, Supply Chain Security, Purdue Pharma Technologies
The pharmaceutical supply chain is one of the most critical supply chains. Products are of high value and high risk and security is of utmost importance. Thefts are just one of the risks that pharmaceutical supply chains face and they come in a range of approaches. Chuck Forsaith, Director, Supply Chain Security at Purdue Pharma LP will guide you through a range of supply chain disruptions due to thefts or diversion and share what kind of information you’ll face, what to do with it and how to coordinate a business response to a catastrophic disruption. Participate in group activities to flex your problem solving muscles to be confident when faced with a major disruption that needs a swift and coordinated response.

Charles Forsaith

Director, Supply Chain Security
Purdue Pharma Technologies
We know we’ve been talking about serialization for years, but with the November 27, 2017 deadline finally upon us, there are plenty of new things to discuss! How are manufacturers dealing with products that are grandfathered? What lessons have been learned in serialization implementation? How are people getting through to aggregation level? How do you handle the ‘what if?’ scenarios? What did you find out that you didn’t anticipate?
Panelists will discuss:
How to react to unexpected scenarios, from out of sequence to delivery issues
How to ensure CMOs are in a state of readiness
What does serialization mean on a global platform to go through major purchasing countries


George Donato

Vice President, Global Supply Operations
Iroko Pharmaceuticals

Tom Obermeier

Executive Director, Supply Chain Management
Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Carl Accettura

Vice President, General Manager
Pharmorx Therapeutics Inc.

Kevan MacKenzie

Director, Serialization Technology
Interested in demonstrating thought leadership facilitating a conversation with a group of supply chain leaders as a roundtable discussion host? Contact Seth Evans at 646-200-7481 or seth.evans@wbresearch.com

#1 Understanding the Journey to Digital Supply Networks
Stephen Laaper, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

#2 Overcoming the Challenges of Inventory Management for High Value Products
Thomas Scalone, Associate Director, Logistics Supply Chain, Celgene

#3 Outsourcing v. Insourcing, What Should You Be Considering?
Bob Douglass, Formerly, Senior Strategic Sourcing Consultant, Novartis

#4 Battling Corporate A.D.D. to Stay Focused on Core Supply Chain Demands
Jeff Simmons, Supply Chain Consultant, Pfizer

#5 Connecting the Pharma Supply Chain with IoT Sensor Solutions
Todd Fields,Senior Director, Business Development, Tapestry Solutions, a Boeing Company

#6 Optimizing Your Temperature Controlled Supply Chain: Leasing vs. Purchasing – What is Right For You?
Ben VanderPlas, Global Product Manager, Sonoco ThermoSafe

#7 Implementing End-to-End Data Integration to Optimize Planning Processes

#8 Exploring Disruptions in Drug Distribution to go Direct to Patient


Stephen Laaper

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Tom Scalone

Associate Director, Logistics Supply Chain

Robert Douglass

Formerly, Senior Strategic Sourcing Consultant

Jeff Simmons

Supply Chain Lead

Todd Fields

Senior Director, Business Development
Tapestry Solutions, a Boeing Company

Ben Vanderplas

Global Product Manager
Sonoco Thermosafe

4:15 PM - 4:55 PM Afternoon Refreshment Break In The LogiLounge

4:55 PM - 5:15 PM Understanding the Digital Supply Chain in Life Sciences

Stephen Meyer, Research Director, Gartner, Inc.
What does the term "digital supply chain" really mean? We will review Gartner's digital supply chain maturity model and discuss examples of digital supply chain in practice today. Learn how other companies in the life sciences industry are leveraging advancement in information and technology to make their supply chains faster, more efficient, and more aligned to the needs of their customers.

Stephen Meyer

Research Director
Gartner, Inc.

5:15 PM - 5:35 PM Mastering Supply Chain Integration Following M&A, Lessons From a Pro

Stuart Glickman, Vice President, Global Logistics and External Supply, Allergan, Inc.
When have you ever heard of an acquisition falling apart because a prospect had sub-par supply chain operations? We all know when it comes to M&A, supply chain’s role is to make an integration work both efficiently and economically. How can you take advantage of M&A for a more efficient supply chain? How do you integrate diverse or specialized products with traditional pharma? When acquiring a clinical company without supply chain infrastructure, how can you quickly commercialize new product in a seamless and effective way? How do you integrate CMOs and rationalize your footprint? How do you quickly integrate systems? A seasoned supply chain leader who has experienced a fair share of M&A will weigh in on these topics and lessons learned, including:
An operations perspective on integration
How to adopt core principles to circumstance
Honing in on best practices to replicate with each integration


Stuart Glickman

Vice President, Global Logistics and External Supply
Allergan, Inc.

5:35 PM - 6:35 PM Casino Night Reception

Place your bets! Join us at our Casino Reception and test your luck at any of the LogiPharma casino tables for your chance to win big! Don’t have a poker face? Don’t worry! We’ll have delicious hors d'oeuvres and cocktails for you to enjoy after a day full of interactive workshops. This is the perfect time to roll into some informal networking, fun and laughter.

6:35 PM - 11:59 PM Conclusion Of Day Two

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