Day Two

Day Two, 17th May 2017
08:00 Registration and Coffee
Advancements by Shippers
09.15 How Innovation can Overcome some of the Biggest Challenges
 
  • Latest advancements and innovations
  • How to balance the concerns of costs while maintaining the quality that is required for transporting temperature-controlled shipments

Eric ten Kate, Vice President Global Life Sciences, Agility

09.50 Challenges and Innovative Solutions
 
  • How innovation can overcome some of the biggest challenges?
  • IoT in the cold chain industry
  • Supporting decision making through advanced data analytics

Ajit Tamhane, Director, Lisaline Lifescience Technologies

10.20 The Importance of the Cold Chain and the Effects of a Breach - Vaccine Life Cycle from the Manufacturer to the Patient
 
  • Introduction to vaccines and immunization
  • Immunization supply chain and logistics
  • Vaccines and the cold chain
  • Vaccine life cycle- Plant to patient
  • Manufacturing
  • Leg A - Plant to Airport / Seaport
  • Leg B - Transportation to Destination
  • In-country storage and distribution

Priyadarshi Bhattacharya, Distribution & Logistics Lead, GlaxoSmithKline

10:45 Morning Coffee and Networking
Supply Chain Integrity and Distribution
11.00 Supply Chain Security
 
  • Ensuring full security in the transportation from the manufacturing plant to the patient
  • Merging security and quality to ensure maximum supply chain integrity
  • Combating threats in supply chain security
  • Choosing the right carrier

Hassan Jamaleddine, Senior Supply Chain Manager, AfMET, NewBridge Pharmaceuticals

11.30 Practices and Guidelines on Supply Chain Management
 
  • International standards governing drug production from research till distribution
  • Quality environment for pharmaceutical production

Dr. Rateb Fadel Al Jallad, Stores & Material Manager, Julphar

12.00 Certification and Compliance: Principle Companies and Agencies' Experience
 
  • Benchmarking with international standards
  • Ensuring seamless integration of cargo movements

Narasimha Rao, Warehouse Manager / Pharmacist in charge, NMC Trading LLC

12.30 Interactive Panel Discussion: Staff Training and Development at Pharmaceutical Warehouses
 
  • Building the right skillsets to manage warehouses more effectively
  • Understanding the impact of temperature excursions: Treating the products as your own
  • Training on SOP's in cold chain management
  • How to admit the concept, procedures and practical application of cold chain in university curriculums

MODERATOR: Michael Stockdale, Director GCC, Logistics Executive Group
Eric ten Kate, Vice President Global Life Sciences, Agility
Dr. Rateb Fadel Al Jallad, Stores & Material Manager, Julphar
Narasimha Rao, Warehouse Manager / Pharmacist in charge, NMC Trading LLC
Priyadarshi Bhattacharya, Distribution & Logistics Lead, GlaxoSmithKline

13.00 Networking Lunch & Close of Forum