A Virtual Event, For The World’s Most Senior Pharma 
Manufacturing Community

Covid-19 is posing unprecedented challenges to your pharmaceutical manufacturing operations.  It’s forced us to totally re-prioritise but how can you do that when everything changes from day to day?

Without benchmarking and finding out what your peers are doing, you will miss out on critical information to help keep your business afloat and prepared for the future.

That’s why ManuPharma has gone digital. Join this virtual event to find out how others on the front line of manufacturing, tech ops, MSAT and IT, are rapidly adapting their strategies in these unprecedented times.

Boost operational resilience and increase agility across your global pharma manufacturing network

Get practical insights from the world’s leading producers and their partners

Achieve greater efficiencies, improve visibility and ensure continuity of supply

Discover how the latest strategies, tools and technologies are being leveraged across pharma manufacturing

Benchmark against peers and have your pressing questions answered

Hear from 10+  expert pharma manufacturing speakers and take part in live polling and Q&A

Our Speakers:

Andrea Gentiletti

Andrea Gentiletti

Head of Supply Chain Management - EM & Optha

Novartis

Cornelia Thieme

Cornelia Thieme

Director Global Manufacturing Science

Biogen

Adam Warzecha

Adam Warzecha

AD Life Cycle Management

Curevac

Luiz Barberini

Luiz Barberini

Operations Manager, External Manufacturing Organization Latin America

Bayer Consumer Health

Dr. Helge Berg

Dr. Helge Berg

Director BioManufacturing Science Network Europe

Merck

Kalil Lessi

Kalil Lessi

Global IT Business Partner Pharmaceuticals

Bayer

Alex Oliveira

Alex Oliveira

Head of Reliability & Engineering

Eli Lilly

Giuseppe Conti

Giuseppe Conti

Former Operations Director

Merck

Why You Should Join The MANUPHARMA Virtual Event

No Cost to You
No Cost to You

Every single session is totally free, no matter what. This is major value at ZERO cost.
Every single session is totally free, no matter what. This is major value at ZERO cost.


Always Accessible Content
Always Accessible Content

If you can't make all of the sessions, no biggie. Everyone registered gets a copy of the on-demand sessions.
If you can't make all of the sessions, no biggie. Everyone registered gets a copy of the on-demand sessions.

ManuPharma Virtual Event

Live Q&A with experts

Stay connected with your peers and communicate on live Q&A with the industry leaders. Ask away!
Stay connected with your peers and communicate on live Q&A with the industry leaders. Ask away!


ManuPharma 2020 Agenda AT A GLANCE

Featuring easily accessible 30 minute case-studies, interviews and Q&A, all available digitally and on-demand, you will gain practical insights on some of the most discussed industry challenges, without having to leave your desk.

DAY ONE – 13th AUGUST 2020

    Preparing Your Manufacturing Network for Covid -19 Treatment/Vaccine

    ManuPharma Virtual Event Welcome

  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Andrea Gentiletti , Adam Warzecha

    • How are some of the frontrunners in Covid-19 vaccine development leveraging novel technologies to drive a rapid response to the viral outbreak?
    • How is the industry preparing it's manufacturing network in order to produce vaccines on a huge scale and what is required in order to reach operational readiness?
    • How are key producers working with organisations such as the European Commission and the WHO to scale up vaccine development and production?
    • How can producers and the regulatory authorities work most effectively together to streamline the lifecycle and launch management of potential Covid-19 treatments and other drugs into the future?



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  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    • What knowledge sharing and management tools are driving the largest impact in pharma operations and why?
    • How are these converging with industry 4.0 technologies to drive more effective knowledge transfer and more efficient operations?
    • How are these systems being used to radically improve documentation management and drive regulatory compliance activities?
    • What are the operations costs that can be saved from the implementation of these technologies vs. initial cost
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  • Ensuring Continuous Improvement Amidst Covid-19

  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Cornelia Thieme

    • What methods of standardisation are being implemented at Biogen and elsewhere across the industry to drive continuous improvement in manufacturing operations?
    • Have continues improvement efforts been affected by the global Covid-19 crisis?
    • How has this process of operating procedure standardisation helped Biogen to drive operational resilience and agility in its operations?
    • Drawing lessons learnt and best practice following interactive discussions at ManuPharma ’19
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  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    • What key industry 4.0 technologies are driving the greatest operational improvements (efficiency & quality) and why?
    • As the cost of technology decreases and the availability of innovative technology increases, which technologies and projects are delivering the greatest ROI?
    • In an increasingly complex and challenging environment, how can you understand not only the risks but also the opportunities with new technology?


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  • Digitalising Operations to Drive Agility

  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    • An update on digitalisation activities being driven at Bayer across their global manufacturing network
    • How were these capabilities delivered in a simultaneous manner, what were the biggest challenges, and how were these overcome?
    • How are the these capabilities now being leveraged to drive greater operational agility at a time of significant uncertainty?
    • What have these measures done to drive operational resilience and ensure security of supply?


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  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    • What are the capabilities of the latest developments in pharma MES systems
    • What opportunities for building advanced data analytics upon these systems are there and what analysis is driving the most significant operational improvements in the industry?
    • Why are MES systems more mission critical, now – amidst the coronavirus threat – than ever?
    • How are MES and digitalised manufacturing processes enabling more of the pharma manufacturing operations workforce to work remotely, effectively


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  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Dr. Helge Berg

    • What are the largest challenges and opportunities represented for pharma manufacturing by novel modalities and cell gene therapies?
    • Looking at full life cycle from early discovery and development to commercialization of these products, and whether is possible to develop manufacturing templates within this space
    • What kind of testing capabilities need to be developed across the industry?
    • Discussions around the development of Merck’s continuous processing capabilities and what is required across the industry to drive adoption


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  • 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

DAY TWO – 14th AUGUST 2020

    Delivering Opertional Resilience

    ManuPharma Virtual Event Welcome

  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Luiz Barberini

    • What methods of partner management and strategic collaboration are being driven by Bayer on a global basis?
    • How are these partnerships particularly important during times of crisis such as the Covid19 outbreak?
    • How are solid communication, transparency and a mutually shared vision crucial to success in strategic partnerships?


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  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Luiz Barberini

    • What knowledge sharing and management tools are driving the largest impact in pharma operations and why?
    • How are these converging with industry 4.0 technologies to drive more effective knowledge transfer and more efficient operations?
    • How are these systems being used to radically improve documentation management and drive regulatory compliance activities?
    • What are the operations costs that can be saved from the implementation of these technologies vs. initial cost


    Learn more
  • Safeguarding Business Continuity In Covid-19 ‘Crisis Mode’

  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Giuseppe Conti

    • What are the best methods of influencing others within your organisation?
    • What techniques can you use to improve your influence?
    • What are the best methods of persuasion that can be used?
    • Why are these techniques particularly important and powerful when an organisation is in crisis mode?


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  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    • What are the latest developments in advanced data analytics and data science that are driving significant operational developments in pharma manufacturing
    • What is the ease of implementation and the most common challenges associated?
    • What are the costs of deployment (capital, personnel, timing) and the ROI derived from these projects?
    • Why is now, amidst the current Covid-19 crisis, the opportune moment to embrace these technologies and why are partners key?
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  • Maximising Plant Reliability with Industry 4.0

  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Alex Oliveira

    • Why is effective reliability engineering more important now, during the global corona crisis, than ever before?
    • What are the reliability challenges and opportunities associated with AI and machine learning?
    • How can you use data analytics and reliability methodologies to improve process and deliver savings?
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  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    • What is the most direct route to industry 4.0 in pharma?
    • How can the development of digital process twins in pharma manufacutirng optimise operations and quality?
    • How can you drive workforce productivity and collaboration through shared digital services?
    • How can these collaboration tools drive operational resilience amidst Covid-19? 
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  • 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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Frequently Asked Questions

How will I access the sessions?
You will attend the sessions, meet our partners, and gain access to valuable resources in our online conference center.

Do I need to download or install any software to be able to attend this event?
No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate in our conference. You only need to have access to the Internet.

Will the sessions be recorded?
Yes. The sessions will be recorded and available for free for a limited time but you must sign up in advance.