The Online Forum for Supply Chain Leaders to Ensure Business Continuity

October 28th, 2020 | 12PM EST

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the pharmaceutical supply chain industry. Join us for the LogiPharma Virtual Event to get a comprehensive view of the current state of the pharma supply chain. During this online event, you'll be able to benchmark your response to the crisis and develop innovative, actionable strategies that will ensure business continuity.

With over 4 hours of content, you'll get the information you need to build a more connected, agile and resilient supply chain. Gain practical insights that you can implement today.

This virtual event features easily accessible presentations, group panels, interviews and Q&A, all available digitally and on-demand. We’ve been putting together industry leading content for over 20 years, and LogiPharma has continued to be a valued community partner.

Our Speakers:

Carl Accettura

Carl Accettura

Founder, Managing Director, and Principal Consultant

Global Pharma Consulting, LLC

Arash Azadegan, PhD

Arash Azadegan, PhD

Associate Professor | Director, Supply Chain Management MBA Concentration | Director, Supply Chain Disruption Research Laboratory

Department of Supply Chain Management | Rutgers Business School

Dan Gagnon

Dan Gagnon

VP, Marketing Execution

UPS Healthcare

Gregg A. Gorniak

Gregg A. Gorniak

US Serialization Market Lead, Pharma Supply Chain

GSK

M. Dave Malenfant

M. Dave Malenfant

Director, Outreach & Partnerships, Center for Supply Chain Innovation

Neeley School of Business | Texas Christian University

Syed Rahman

Syed Rahman

Head, Business Applications Group (US)

Lupin Pharmaceuticals

Nick Vyas

Nick Vyas

Executive & Academic Director

USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain Management

Larry St Onge

Larry St Onge

President, Life Sciences & Healthcare

DHL

Chris Rand

Chris Rand

Event Producer & Research Manager

LogiPharma | WBR Insights

Virtual Event Agenda

All times displayed in Eastern Time (ET)

October 28, 2020

  • 12:00 pm - 12:05 pm

    12:00 pm - 12:05 pm

  • 12:05 pm - 12:15 pm

    12:05 pm - 12:15 pm


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  • 12:15 pm - 12:40 pm

    12:15 pm - 12:40 pm

    Gregg A. Gorniak, US Serialization Market Lead, Pharma Supply Chain, GSK
    Nick Vyas, Executive & Academic Director, USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain Management

    Blockchain pilots and experiments are happening in relative silos across the industry. While some may see it as a solution looking for a problem, others have used it successfully for rebates and chargebacks. What blockchain models are proving most successful? Where should you be investing your resources? This session features early adopters of this promising technology who will illuminate current successes and where this technology is going.

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  • 12:40 pm - 1:00 pm

    12:40 pm - 1:00 pm

    Larry St Onge, President, Life Sciences & Healthcare, DHL

    With first emergency use authorizations for COVID-19 vaccines expected to be effective in the last quarter of 2020, logistics providers face the challenge of establishing medical supply chains fast, to deliver unparalleled amounts of more than ten billion vaccine doses worldwide. This session provides a summary on what the logistical challenge for medical products, particularly vaccines, might look like in the coming months.

    Key takeaways include:

    • Identifying critical pain points along the COVID-19 supply chain
    • Preparing for the challenge of COVID-19 vaccine logistics
    • A framework to tackle future emergencies


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  • 1:00 pm - 1:25 pm

    1:00 pm - 1:25 pm

    M. Dave Malenfant, Director, Outreach & Partnerships, Center for Supply Chain Innovation, Neeley School of Business | Texas Christian University
    Syed Rahman, Head, Business Applications Group (US), Lupin Pharmaceuticals

    While pharma still lags behind other industries in digital transformation, new opportunities are emerging that will lead to a more data-driven supply chain supportive of greater visibility and efficiency, as well as better forecasting and decision making. But even as the available technologies mature, there are barriers to operationalizing them effectively. This session takes a look at opportunities for digitizing the supply chain and real strategies for future success.

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  • 1:25 pm - 1:45 pm

    1:25 pm - 1:45 pm

  • 1:45 pm - 2:10 pm

    1:45 pm - 2:10 pm

    Gregg A. Gorniak, US Serialization Market Lead, Pharma Supply Chain, GSK

    It’s still unclear how serialization data will be governed in the US, or how the system will function once it is linked, but despite a lack of clear guidance, manufacturers are liable to comply by 2023 and the clock is ticking. Hear how manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers can work toward interoperability and next opportunities to get further ROI out of serialization investments.

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  • 2:10 pm - 2:30 pm

    2:10 pm - 2:30 pm

  • 2:30 pm - 2:55 pm

    2:30 pm - 2:55 pm

    M. Dave Malenfant, Director, Outreach & Partnerships, Center for Supply Chain Innovation, Neeley School of Business | Texas Christian University

    As the industry increasingly relies on third parties like contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs), they need digital, “Industry 4.0” solutions to boost agility and flexibility with those partners and respond quickly to market changes. This session takes a look at how the introduction of Industry.40 technologies like IoT, machine learning, robotics, and artificial intelligence can improve long-term supply chain performance.

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  • 2:55 pm - 3:15 pm

    2:55 pm - 3:15 pm

  • 3:15 pm - 3:40 pm

    3:15 pm - 3:40 pm

    Arash Azadegan, PhD, Associate Professor | Director, Supply Chain Management MBA Concentration | Director, Supply Chain Disruption Research Laboratory, Department of Supply Chain Management | Rutgers Business School
    Carl Accettura, Founder, Managing Director, and Principal Consultant, Global Pharma Consulting, LLC

    The rise of complex global supply chains has added tremendous value and profitability to the industry. But the COVID-19 pandemic has tested the resources, relationships, and connections that make that success possible. This session looks at new opportunities to build more resilient supply chains, especially in the face of future global disruptions.

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  • 3:40 pm - 3:45 pm

    3:40 pm - 3:45 pm

  • 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

    3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

What Attendees Are Saying

What Attendees Are Saying

"The best opportunity to learn from other pharma executives."

Priya Gopal
Pharma Strategist/IT Program Lead, Par Pharmaceuticals/Gilead Sciences

Benchmark Latest Trends

"Topics & presenters were excellent! Great opportunity to benchmark IT with trends."

John Christoffersen, Supply Chain Project Manager, Aurobindo Pharma

Excellent Content

"Excellent space filled with discussions on digitizing your supply chain to improve efficiency"

Rohan Sheth, Supply Chain Process Capability Leader, GSK

Leading Content. Insightful Conversations. Creative Solutions.

Hear Firsthand From Seasoned Innovators, at Zero Cost

Listen to industry leaders discuss how they’re safeguarding the supply chain to ensure business continuity. Enjoy in-depth discussions about how supply chain leaders are pivoting in real-time to deliver needed medicines to patients.


Trusted Content For the Industry, 
By The Industry

LogiPharma has been running for over 20 years. Supply Chain executives trust us to deliver well-researched programs that cover your biggest concerns.

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a LogiPharma Event

Live chat, virtual q&a, and more encourage involvement (similar to our conferences). Ask questions, take notes and get ready to implement takeaways.



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The LogiPharma Audience

No matter your size or focus, LogiPharma is designed for companies that want to build and/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 and quantity.

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Participating in a virtual event is easy. Once you and your team register, each of you will receive a link to access the presentations. You can also add the event to your Outlook or other calendar as a reminder. You do not need to download or install any software to participate. All you need is Internet access. The sessions will be recorded, and will be available for a limited time afterwards. It’s going to be a great event!