Tuesday - 28th March 2023

  • 08:30
  • Registration & Refreshments

  • 08:50
  • Chairperson’s opening remarks

    Stephen Wilkins

    Stephen Wilkins CEO
    Davies Development and Testing

Building Resilient Pharma Supply Chain and Drug Anti-Counterfeiting

  • 09:00
  • A whole-system response to medicrime

    Andy Morling

    Andy Morling Deputy Director, Criminal Enforcement Unit

  • 09:25
  • The need to understand and adopt new technologies

    • How to strategically adopt new technologies in the pharmaceutical supply chain
    • Challenges faced by the industry when adopting these new technologies
    • The importance of maintaining a secure and efficient pharmaceutical supply chain
    • New trends in pharmaceutical manufacturing including predictive analytics, digital twins, robotics and more
    • The potential risks associated with the adoption of new technologies in the pharmaceutical supply chain

    Fausto Artico

    Fausto Artico Global R&D Tech Head and Director of Innovation and Data Science, Innovation Hub (R&D Tech)

  • 09:50
  • The New 'Normal': Resilience in E2E Supply Chains

    Kay Odepe

    Kay Odepe Product Supply Strategy Lead (North America)

  • 10:15
  • Case Study: BMS Forensic Center of Excellence – Analytical Strategy and Processes for Detection of Counterfeit Drug Products

    Scott Huffman

    Scott Huffman Associate Director Global Quality, Analytical Science & Technology
    Bristol-Myers Squibb

  • 10:40
  • Business Card Exchange with Morning Coffee/Tea & Discussion



  • 11:00
  • Designing an optimal supply chain network - Determine the right structure for your supply chain

    • Holistic end-to-end supply chain assessment considering internal and external perspectives
    • Adapting to changes in demand patterns, business environment
    • Streamlining your supply chain

    Stefan Winckelmann

    Stefan Winckelmann Director Vertical Market Pharma & Healthcare

  • 11:25
  • Digital Supply Chain Journey

    Jessica Vidal

    Jessica Vidal Associate Director, Digital Transformation Process Lead

  • 11:50
  • Nanomaterial Smart Packaging Innovations - Nanomaterials are opening up new, more sustainable and cost-effective smart packaging for pharma markets, for capabilities such as:

    • Cold chain Supply
    • Packaging tamper detection 
    • Customer level product authentication
    • Manufacturer & distribution level authentication
    • Communications for identification and tracking: sustainable printed RFID

    Paul Mumford

    Paul Mumford Director, Business Development
    Advanced Material Development

  • 12:20
  • Luncheon & Networking - Visit Exhibitor Booths & Network with your peers in our Lounge



Serialization and Track & Trace / Smart Packaging & Labelling

  • 13:10
  • One serialized barcode, unlock its many values in your supply chain

    • Regulations mandated serialization – but they aren’t everywhere
    • What can serialization-based aggregation do for you?
    • Supply chain transparency means end to end visibility
    • Diversion detection – not talked about enough
    • Anti-counterfeiting – what else can this barcode do?

    Steve Tallant

    Steve Tallant Director, Solutions Marketing

  • 13:40
  • Smart Sensors: Real-time Geolocation and Temperature Tracking for Roche Products

    • Digitalization of the supply chain: Improve the quality and security of your goods. End to End visibility of the shipments.
    • Proactive assessments of in-transit temperature excursions
    • Elimination of manual data entry of product details at the shipping site
    • Automation of manual process at receiving site (e.g. loggers read-out, temperature stability budget analysis for quality release)

    Raquel Vazquez

    Raquel Vazquez Global Head of Distribution Technology

  • 14:05
  • Ensuring Medicinal Product Safety: Comparing European Verification and Track-and-Trace Models

    Vladimir Sapundzhiev

    Vladimir Sapundzhiev Software Architect for Track & Trace Solutions
    Sopharma AD

  • 14:30
  • On-Dose Authentication – Is Pharma Ready to progress beyond serialization?

    Barry Friend

    Barry Friend Principal Area Technical Manager

  • 14:55
  • Executive Insights: How can pharmaceutical companies build a reliable and sustainable supply chain to increase efficiency?

    • How can pharma’s supply chains adapt to, and even thrive in the face of global disruption?
    • How can we combat the risks posed by counterfeit drugs and other threats in the pharmaceutical supply chain?
    • Is localization the key to strengthening supply chain resilience, or could other strategies bring better results?
    • What innovative strategies can governments and other policy-makers implement to ensure robust pharma supply chains both nationally and internationally in the years ahead?
    • What collaborative strategies will ensure a thriving supply chain?

    Fausto Artico

    Fausto Artico Global R&D Tech Head and Director of Innovation and Data Science, Innovation Hub (R&D Tech)

    Tomas Fant

    Tomas Fant Temperature Controlled Logistics Projects Lead

    Stephen Wilkins

    Stephen Wilkins CEO
    Davies Development and Testing

    Sophie Dagens

    Sophie Dagens Regulatory Policy Officer
    Medicines for Europe

  • 15:25
  • Grab your Tea/Coffee - Visit our Exhibitor Booths & Network with your colleagues



  • 15:40
  • What governments can do to support resilience in the supply chain from the full-service healthcare distributor’s perspective

    Martin Fitzgerald

    Martin Fitzgerald Deputy Director General

  • 16:05
  • Increasing the efficiency by Integrating anti-counterfeiting technologies in Packaging and Labelling

    • Track & Trace Technologies segment will augment the pharmaceutical packaging market
    • Disruptive technologies and regulatory implications on Packaging
    • Smart Packaging
    • Possible of use of nanotechnology in packaging
    • Digital packaging- to seal loopholes and increase flexibility
    • Possible combination of technologies to enhance and reinforce the security

    Stephen Wilkins

    Stephen Wilkins CEO
    Davies Development and Testing

Transportation & Logistics

  • 16:30
  • Resilience in the Pharma Supply Chain

    Andy Hughes

    Andy Hughes Pharma Logistics Specialist

    Don Oakley

    Don Oakley Director of Business Development
    National Security Inspectorate (NSI)

  • 17:00
  • Data Integrity in Pharmaceutical Logistics

    • The importance of data integrity in pharmaceutical logistics
    • How to ensure data integrity in your warehouse or distribution center
    • Best practices for maintaining data integrity in a pharma environment
    • What to do if you suspect data integrity has been compromised

    Richard Peck

    Richard Peck Managing Director

  • 17:25
  • Advantages of Digital and Pharma E labelling vs Printing on Paper (Packaging Serialisation)

    Neha Mehta

    Neha Mehta Regulatory CMC Facilitator

  • 17:50
  • Chairperson’s Closing Remark

  • 18:00
  • Networking Drinks Session


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