The Virtual Event Exclusively For Supply Chain
Logistics Innovators

July 20 - 21, 2021 | Online (ET)

Supply Chain Optimized.

Since 2002, LogiPharma and LogiMed have been bringing together the top minds in life sciences and healthcare supply chain, logistics, distribution, planning, IT, quality and sourcing to share emerging best practices. Supply chain leaders from across the industry will share actionable strategies to drive a more agile and resilient supply chain, achieve end-to-end visibility and enhance collaboration to better support patients.

Join over 500+ global supply chain leaders in pharma, biotech and medtech, and transform your supply chain organization to thrive in the emerging new normal by learning from your peers in deep dive panels, fireside chats and interactive sessions where you’ll benchmark your current strategy, while shaping the future of the industry.

THOUGHT PROVOKING

“Excellent forum to stay abreast of recent industry trends coupled with thought provoking discussions on digitizing your supply chain."

Rohan Sheth
Supply Chain Process Capability Leader
GSK

GREAT FORUM

"Great forum for manufacturers and providers to come together to discuss solutions to our most challenging supply chain problems."

 Rick Desmarais
Director Lean & Operational Excellence
Johnson & Johnson

HIGHLY RECOMMEND

"Have learned from fellow peers in the industry and great to get a refreshed perspective on key initiatives. Would highly recommend to others.”

 Gaurav Mehta
Head of Supply Chain Projects
Alcon

INTERACTIVE

"The roundtable discussions were the most interactive and interesting."

 Joe Berglund
Director Of Strategy
Medtronic

Get Inspired. Learn From.

Kulwant Sandhu

Kulwant Sandhu

Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain

Outset Medical

Joe Beck

Joe Beck

Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Distribution, Logistics & Network

Medtronic

Wouter Conings

Wouter Conings

Vice President, Customer Supply Chain

Siemens Healthineers

Dave Marcelletti

Dave Marcelletti

Division Chair, Supply Chain Operations

Mayo Clinic

Michele Dorris

Michele Dorris

Executive Director, Supply Chain and Head Diversity & Inclusion

Sandoz

Ken Allen

Ken Allen

Executive Director, Supply Chain Management, Value Chain Leader

Merck

Marcelo Pablo Couto

Marcelo Pablo Couto

Senior Director, Global Market Supply Operations

Bristol Myers Squibb

Prasad Bav

Prasad Bav

Head, North American SAP Master Data Management

Genentech

Alejandro Gomez

Alejandro Gomez

Global Logistics Operations Senior Director

GSK

Ed Ram

Ed Ram

Senior Director, Supply Chain

Sagent Pharmaceuticals

Jim Haney

Jim Haney

Director, National Accounts, Supply Chain Customer Solutions

Johnson & Johnson

Sandra LeClerc

Sandra LeClerc

Director, Global Supply Chain Planning

Boston Scientific

Eric Huppi

Eric Huppi

Chief Operating Officer

IncludeHealth, Inc.

William Thiele

William Thiele

Director, Global Supply Chain

Boston Scientific

Colleen Cusick

Colleen Cusick

Director, Materials Management & General Services

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Chet Damania

Chet Damania

Senior Manager, Customer Solutions

Johnson & Johnson

Luiz Barberini

Luiz Barberini

Operations Manager - External Manufacturing Latin America

Bayer

Tautvydas Juskauskas

Tautvydas Juskauskas

Drones Specialist, Supply Chain Strengthening Centre

UNICEF

Jerome Dubois

Jerome Dubois

Co-CEO & Co-Founder

6 River Systems

Danny Loe

Danny Loe

President, Asset-Light Logistics and Chief Yield Officer

ArcBest

Andrew Kelley

Andrew Kelley

Chief Commercial Officer

BoxLock

Gisli Herjolfsson

Gisli Herjolfsson

Co-founder and CEO

Controlant

Why LogiPharma & LogiMed Virtual is The Best

Cross-Industry Perspectives From The Best In Supply Chain

Learn from 30+ leading cross-industry supply chain leaders for an unbiased view of where the future of life sciences supply chain is headed. Brimming with inspirational content, you’re guaranteed to make new connections, and walk away with actionable insights to optimize your supply chain. All from the comfort of your own remote office

The Most Interactive Online Event, Ever

Join your peers for 20+ sessions over two days with multiple tracks and formats to choose from. From 1:1 meetings to in-depth keynotes, diverse panels, interactive roundtables, live demos, out of industry perspectives, private direct messaging and experiential activities, you’re guaranteed to bump virtual elbows with supply chain royalty.

Your One-Stop-Shop For Supply Chain Tech Innovation

At our virtual exhibit hall, you’re one click away from the most innovative supply chain technology and service providers in the industry. Explore their products and offerings, attend 1:1 demos, learn from their thought leaders and get industry leading technology updates. You’ll discover new tech that can help you optimize your supply chain.

LogiPharma & LogiMed Virtual Event Agenda

All Sessions listed in Eastern Time

Day 1: Tuesday, July 20, 2021

    Driving Agility and Resilience During COVID Recovery and Beyond

  • 12:00 pm - 12:05 pm

    12:00 pm - 12:05 pm

  • 12:05 pm - 12:15 pm

    12:05 pm - 12:15 pm

  • 12:15 pm - 12:40 pm

    12:15 pm - 12:40 pm

    Kulwant Sandhu, Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain, Outset Medical
    Joe Beck, Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Distribution, Logistics & Network, Medtronic
    Wouter Conings, Vice President, Customer Supply Chain, Siemens Healthineers
    Andrew Kelley, Chief Commercial Officer, BoxLock

    In a March 2021 poll conducted by Verdict, 35% of respondents indicated that COVID-19 accelerated the digital transformation of the pharma industry by more than 5 years. The pandemic delayed elective surgeries and routine treatments, put a significant financial strain on healthcare budgets, disrupted supply chains and more. How have manufacturers across the industry accelerated the digital supply chain transformation? Where should you get started if you’re behind the curve?

    Panelists will discuss:

    • How to work on the supply chain from a process and technology standpoint to keep in step with what’s happening with the business
    • How to conduct a capability assessment to understand where to best leverage technology
    • Key components for the foundational layer of the integrated supply chain to support the predictive and prescriptive layers that drive business value
    • What digital means for a more patient centric supply chain
    • Leveraging digital to improve end-to-end visibility
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  • 12:40 pm - 1:00 pm

    12:40 pm - 1:00 pm

    Executive Speaker, E2open

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  • 1:00 pm - 1:20 pm

    1:00 pm - 1:20 pm

    Marcelo Pablo Couto, Senior Director, Global Market Supply Operations, Bristol Myers Squibb

    COVID-19 continues to test the agility of global supply chains. The past year has proven the need for flexible, agile and resilient supply chains as part of the long-term strategy. How can you design for more flexibility to handle unforeseen challenges? How can you create an agile culture across the enterprise?

    Find out:

    • How to leverage data to understand and assess risk to design an efficient supply chain
    • How and where to apply lean and efficiency approaches to be faster and more agile
    • Balancing the need for speed with cost and satisfying the customer
    • Optimizing commercial aspects to deliver commercial business plans
    Learn more
  • 1:20 pm - 1:40 pm

    1:20 pm - 1:40 pm

    Interested in demonstrating thought leadership as a keynote presenter? Contact adrienne.bills@wbresearch.com

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  • 1:40 pm - 2:00 pm

    1:40 pm - 2:00 pm

    From Hurricane Maria to COVID to the Suez Canal blockage, we’ve come to count on disruptions to the supply chain. According to the July 2020 report published by the Resilience360 and Business Continuity Institute (BCI), 60% of supply chain executives are planning to do deeper supply chain due diligence, with 57% planning to diversify suppliers geographically and 20% planning to increase inventory post COVID. How can you determine the sweet spot between just in time efficiency and just in case resiliency?

    Find out how to:

    • Determine appropriate buffer capacity to boost resiliency
    • Diversify your global manufacturing network
    • Leverage technology to handle and manage disruptions
    Learn more
  • 2:00 pm - 2:05 pm

    2:00 pm - 2:05 pm

  • Deep Dive Learning and Discussion Groups: Learn from industry leaders in dynamic sessions, debate emerging opportunities and challenges with peers during the roundtables

    Temperature Controlled Supply Chain Excellence

  • 2:05 pm - 2:30 pm

    2:05 pm - 2:30 pm

    Ed Ram, Senior Director, Supply Chain, Sagent Pharmaceuticals
    Alejandro Gomez, Global Logistics Operations Senior Director, GSK
    Danny Loe, President, Asset-Light Logistics and Chief Yield Officer, ArcBest

    Each year, the biopharma industry loses roughly $35 billion as a result of failures in temperature controlled logistics. Despite advances in real time monitoring and temperature control, the industry continues to experience friction when it comes to getting the data from shippers to identify deviations. As more and more data is being shared, how can you achieve greater connectivity across the supply chain for temperature controlled shipments?

    Find out how to:

    • Identify weaknesses in the end-to-end process
    • Collaborate with freight forwarders to bulletproof the process with the airlines
    • Communicate and react through third parties to get issues resolved quickly, correctly and efficiently
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  • 2:30 pm - 2:50 pm

    2:30 pm - 2:50 pm

    Gisli Herjolfsson, Co-founder and CEO, Controlant

    The need for COVID-19 vaccines at a global scale created a monumental shift in how the pharmaceutical supply chain operates. One of the most impactful changes has been successfully using data and technology to keep products safe, minimize loss, and speed up delivery through automating processes. Having a comprehensive control tower allows manufacturers and carriers to maintain product quality condition and ensure supply chain visibility throughout the entire journey.

    Speakers will:

    • Analyze key findings from the COVID-19 vaccine distribution so far
    • Detail the 99.99% success rate of the vaccine distribution and the role the control tower has played
    • Hear how data analytics and process automation have improved the supply chain
    • Examine how a post-pandemic control tower can continue to improve the cold chain going forward
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  • Optimizing the Device Supply Chain

  • 2:05 pm - 2:30 pm

    2:05 pm - 2:30 pm

    Michele Dorris, Executive Director, Supply Chain and Head Diversity & Inclusion, Sandoz
    Jim Haney, Director, National Accounts, Supply Chain Customer Solutions, Johnson & Johnson
    William Thiele, Director, Global Supply Chain, Boston Scientific

    Communication and information management quickly became critical elements of every manufacturer’s COVID response. There was a need to manage customer expectations and communicate quickly and clearly. Beyond the pandemic, we’ve seen the Amazon effect heighten customer expectations, coupled with more tech savvy and informed customers and patients. How are you meeting your customers’ evolving needs? How have your communication strategies fundamentally changed in the last year?

    Panelists will discuss:

    • Key success factors of crisis communication and lessons learned
    • Understanding customer needs throughout the supply chain
    • Partnering with customer experience to drive success
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  • 2:30 pm - 2:50 pm

    2:30 pm - 2:50 pm

    Interested in demonstrating thought leadership as a presenter? Contact adrienne.bills@wbresearch.com

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  • 2:50 pm - 2:55 pm

    2:50 pm - 2:55 pm

  • 2:55 pm - 3:40 pm

    2:55 pm - 3:40 pm

    Eric Huppi, Chief Operating Officer, IncludeHealth, Inc.

    Stretch your minds and your networks during this discussion based session. Share lessons learned and best practices with your peers to add to your list of actionable takeaways to implement on your return. Topics of discussion:

    • Measuring inventory data down to the plant level
    • Designing a dashboard of inventory health data to communicate across the business
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  • 3:40 pm - 3:40 pm

    3:40 pm - 3:40 pm

Day 2: Wednesday, July 21, 2021

    Preparing for the New Normal, Driving a Frictionless Supply Chain

  • 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

    11:15 am - 12:00 pm

    Michele Dorris, Executive Director, Supply Chain and Head Diversity & Inclusion, Sandoz

    Research has proven diverse teams create strong results. As supply chain organizations work through this period of change while preparing for the new normal, it’s critical to solidifying an approach to DE&I. This working group will help you learn and idea share with peers across industry around how to foster diversity, equity and inclusion. Find out:

    • How diverse teams have added value
    • Building diverse leaders throughout the organization
    • Lessons learned in driving diversity
    Learn more
  • 12:00 pm - 12:05 pm

    12:00 pm - 12:05 pm

  • 12:05 pm - 12:15 pm

    12:05 pm - 12:15 pm

    Jerome Dubois, Co-CEO & Co-Founder, 6 River Systems

  • 12:15 pm - 12:40 pm

    12:15 pm - 12:40 pm

    Dave Marcelletti, Division Chair, Supply Chain Operations, Mayo Clinic
    Chet Damania, Senior Manager, Customer Solutions, Johnson & Johnson

    The pandemic has underscored the need for increased collaboration among all stakeholders across the supply chain, from manufacturers to 3PLs to providers. Digital transformation has ramped up across the industry and technology plays a key role in connecting stakeholders through data sharing. In a time of consolidation, cost constrained providers are looking to better partner with manufacturers to support patients. What does the future of healthcare look like beyond the pandemic, and what opportunities are available for increased collaboration? Hear from a cross-industry panel who will shed light on their business strategies and how they see their segments of healthcare evolving.

    Panelists will discuss:

    • Focusing on reliability and quality to become more patient centric
    • Data sharing opportunities to meet serialization requirements and beyond
    • Opportunities to improve collaboration around recalls down to the patient level
    • Distribution and the future of at-home patient care
    Learn more
  • 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm

    12:40 pm - 1:30 pm

    The vaccine rollout is testing cold chain capacity like never before, with new requirements around raw materials, vials, dry ice and specialized packaging. Prior to COVID, the industry shifted away from small to large molecule therapies and personalized medicines, which have stringent temperature controlled requirements. To meet the needs of this changing product landscape, there has been an influx of innovative temperature controlled solutions in the marketplace focused on sustainability, data capture, temperature logging and more. 

    In this inaugural session, hear from three innovators in temperature controlled logistics who will showcase their promising technologies. Each company will have 10 minutes to share their technology and 5 minutes of Q&A time. Hear about the latest solutions to improve end-to-end visibility in temperature controlled logistics and to avoid excursions. Interested in showcasing your solution in an interactive virtual demo? Contact adrienne.bills@wbresearch.com

    Find out the latest innovations in these categories and more, including:

    • Real time monitoring
    • End-to-end visibility
    • Sustainable packaging
    • Temperature logging
    • Data capture and integration
    • Active and passive containers
    Learn more
  • 1:30 pm - 1:35 pm

    1:30 pm - 1:35 pm

  • 1:35 pm - 1:55 pm

    1:35 pm - 1:55 pm

    Colleen Cusick, Director, Materials Management & General Services, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Product recalls affect everyone in the supply chain, and products will fail. Recalls represent a significant safety issue that could mean adverse effects to patients. Manufacturers want to avoid the financial impact of recalls, and there can be poor communication around the process, which can impact thousands of frontline healthcare workers. Colleen Cusick, Director, Materials Management & General Services for The Johns Hopkins Hospital will shed light on this process from the provider perspective, including:

    • The impact of voluntary vs involuntary recalls
    • Notification protocols that best support the customer and patient
    • Offering guidance around comparable alternatives to use and how to quickly source
    • What risk management needs to remain in compliance with FDA rules
    Learn more
  • 1:55 pm - 2:15 pm

    1:55 pm - 2:15 pm

    Interested in demonstrating thought leadership as a keynote presenter? Contact adrienne.bills@wbresearch.com

    Learn more
  • 2:15 pm - 2:35 pm

    2:15 pm - 2:35 pm

    Tautvydas Juskauskas, Drones Specialist, Supply Chain Strengthening Centre, UNICEF

    On the remote island nation of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean, 1 in 5 children among the island’s small population often miss vaccines because of stockouts. Weather constraints and the terrain massively impact logistics of medicines on the island. Government of Vanuatu in collaboration UNICEF and other international donors saw an opportunity to pilot the use of drones for vaccine delivery to ultimately improve health outcomes. Tautvydas Juskauskas, Drones Specialist for the Supply Chain Strengthening Centre at UNICEF Supply Division will illuminate this disruptive delivery approach, including:

    • Elements that help to enable routine drone delivery operations as a part of health supply chains
    • Supply chain network design in an area with challenging infrastructure and terrain
    • Technologies used and on-demand ordering
    • How improvements in logistics can lead to better health outcomes
    Learn more
  • 2:35 pm - 3:00 pm

    2:35 pm - 3:00 pm

    Ken Allen, Executive Director, Supply Chain Management, Value Chain Leader, Merck
    Jerome Dubois, Co-CEO & Co-Founder, 6 River Systems
    Sandra LeClerc, Director, Global Supply Chain Planning, Boston Scientific

    In February 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains to review risks to US supply chains, including API in pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Risk mitigation is central to every supply chain strategy, find out how the industry is ramping up risk mitigation and get ahead of any rules coming down the pike to minimize your risk exposure.

    Panelists will discuss how to:

    • Conduct a full end-to-end review of the supply chain to map and assess risks
    • Partner with an internal audit team to understand the supply chain footprint and reassess outsourcing based on the current environment
    • Determine what can be re-shored or nearshored to get ahead of efforts to reshore manufacturing
    • Administer a supply chain risk review to determine any problems and costs of disruption
    Learn more
  • 3:00 pm - 3:05 pm

    3:00 pm - 3:05 pm

  • Deep Dive Breakout Tracks

    Digital Supply Chain

  • 3:05 pm - 3:25 pm

    3:05 pm - 3:25 pm

    Interested in demonstrating thought leadership as a keynote presenter? Contact adrienne.bills@wbresearch.com

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  • 3:25 pm - 4:10 pm

    3:25 pm - 4:10 pm

    Prasad Bav, Head, North American SAP Master Data Management, Genentech

    With more and more data at our fingertips, supply chain organizations are under pressure to be increasingly predictive, with the ultimate goal of automating decision making. Yet many still struggle with defining metrics to understand past performance. How do you develop standard KPIs and metrics? What foundational data elements are required to enable predictive analytics?

    Find out how to:

    • Define key metrics and KPIs for master data management 
    • Measure delivery and supply to support operations
    • Determine lagging indicators to measure production performance
    • Utilize dashboards and reports to enable decision making
    Learn more
  • Mitigating Risk and Optimizing Service Levels

  • 3:05 pm - 3:25 pm

    3:05 pm - 3:25 pm

    Interested in demonstrating thought leadership as a keynote presenter? Contact adrienne.bills@wbresearch.com

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  • 3:25 pm - 4:10 pm

    3:25 pm - 4:10 pm

    Luiz Barberini, Operations Manager - External Manufacturing Latin America, Bayer

    Communication and strong partnerships are critical to ensuring a reliable supply chain. The pandemic has tested and stretched all partnerships across the supply chain and

    Luiz Barberini, Operations Manager, External Manufacturing Latin America for Bayer will shed light on how he and his team became more agile to ensure a reliable supply.

    Find out:

    • Communication pacing and touchpoints to anticipate potential problems
    • How to identify possible issues with tier II and III suppliers
    • Predictive actions with suppliers to keep a reliable and steady supply
    Learn more
  • 4:10 pm - 4:10 pm

    4:10 pm - 4:10 pm

COLLABORATIVE

"Really appreciate the collaboration and networking opportunities between suppliers and providers."

 John Wright
VP Supply Chain
Intermountain Healthcare

AMAZING CONTENT

“The presenters, small group sessions and ability to network with your colleagues created the best forum to learn about the most important trends."

 Kevin Cook
VP Supply Chain North America
SANDOZ

TIME WELL SPENT

"My time was well spent and I made connections that I hope will allow my company to stay up with or ahead of changes that will impact the supply chain.”

 Ryan Powers
Vice President, Operations
Penumbra

THE BEST

"I think this was one of best conferences I attended, great to catch up with colleagues and especially liked the insights."

 Julio Feliciano
Vice President, Head of Regional SC
Bayer

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Interactive Roundtables

Network, learn and benefit from the shared knowledge and experience of your peers at our interactive roundtables. Choose roundtables based on your interests and share conversations that produce actionable takeaways.

Live Chat

From connecting with peers, to asking a speaker that burning question you've been holding on to, live chat is your virtual connection with the life sciences supply chain community. Don't be shy, you’re in good company.

One of a Kind Expo Hall

Visit our virtual sponsor booths to explore products, get information, ask questions and demo the industry’s most innovative solutions. You’ll walk away with the tech that will drive your supply chain organization into the future.

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No matter your size or focus, LogiPharma/LogiMed is designed for companies that want to build & or improve a world-class supply chain operation. For over 15 years, our one-of-a-kind community has consistently delivered an audience with the perfect balance of quality & quantity.

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