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Pharma Supply Chain, Serialization, and Anti-Counterfeiting

  • 21st October 2020
  • Zoom flag Zoom
  • ONLINE

This Live Event will focus on the latest developments and innovations in Pharma Serialization and anti-counterfeiting of pharma products, including industry trends, interactive air cargo, best practices of aggregation, analytics of serialization data, and an end-to-end supply chain visibility.

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About Pharma Supply Chain, Serialization & Anti-Counterfeiting Event 

This Live Event will focus on the latest developments and innovations in Pharma Serialization and anti-counterfeiting of pharma products, including industry trends, interactive air cargo, best practices of aggregation, analytics of serialization data, and an end-to-end supply chain visibility. 

Each session will be followed up with a time slot for interaction with the speakers and the possibility to ask any questions. 

Who should attend

Vice Presidents, Directors, Chief Executives, Department Heads, Leaders, Managers, and Technologists specializing in:  

  • Serialization
  • Track and Trace  
  • Anti-Counterfeiting Strategies  
  • Operational Technology  
  • Corporate Projects  
  • Manufacturing & Packaging  
  • It Infrastructure/Applications Logistics/Consulting  
  • Packaging/Labelling  
  • Product Engineering Services  
  • Quality Assurance  
  • Traceability  
  • Supply Chain Management/Security/Risk Management/Integrity/Visibility  
  • Engineering & Technology  
  • Operational Excellence  
  • Program Management  
  • Business Development  
  • Brand Management/Protection/Security/Integrity  
  • Manufacturing Systems/Process/Quality Control  
  • Automation  
  • Product Security  
  • Regulatory Science/Compliance
  • R&D

Company Types

  • Pharmaceutical
  • Anti-Counterfeiting Organizations/Service Suppliers
  • Device/Packaging/Labelling Companies
  • Pharmaceutical Associations
  • CROs
  • CMOs
  • CDMOs
  • Biotechnology
  • Authentication Technology Suppliers
  • Drug Regulatory Agencies, Customs, and Police
  • IT Consulting & Applications
  • 3PLs
  • CPOs
  • NOPs

REQUEST A BROCHURE

To request an agenda for this Summit, please complete the details below. We will send you the agenda via email.

KEY PRACTICAL LEARNING POINTS

  • End to End supply chain visibility
  • Sustainable serialization strategy
  • Analytics of serialisation data
  • Effective alert management
  • Interactive Air Cargo
  • Best practices of aggregation

Francisco Rizzuto, ES

Cargo Specialist Manager for Europe

IATA (International Air Transport Association)

Francisco is a certified Non-Executive Director (a member of the Non-Executive Directors’ Association), an Economic Analyst & MBA with 28 years of experience in International Cargo Transportation and Freight Logistics. Working at IATA, holding the position of Cargo Specialist Manager for Europe and responsible for delivering IATA’s Cargo Agenda in the Region. As an experienced professional in the international transportation of Temperature Controlled Pharmaceuticals Francisco has been an instructor for the IATA’s Diploma on the air cargo transportation of Pharmaceuticals including courses of Temperature Control Risk Management, temperature Control Air Cargo Operations, Audit, and Quality for Temperature Controlled Shipments with more than 250 trained industry professionals globally. He also has been IATA`s Validator & Consultant on pharma temperature control projects at Airports in Europe, US, Canada, Latin America, and South Africa for Logistics Operators, Freight Forwarding Companies, Airlines, Ground Handling Companies, and Trucking Companies. 
 

Grant Courtney, UK

Founder of Smarter and Safer Products & Former Manager - Falsified Medicine Directive Project, GSK

Smarter and Safer Products

Grant is the founder of Smarter and Safer Products, a specialist consultancy company servicing the healthcare and retail industries.

Prior to forming Smarter and Safer Products, he spent 24 years working in the healthcare industry for GlaxoSmithKline in manufacturing, supply chain, and commercial positions. Over this time, he held a number of global roles and developed deep subject matter expertise in areas including serialization, traceability, brand protection, digital and smart packaging.

He has been recognized through several industry awards, including the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Award for preventing the spread of counterfeits in Nigeria and the Best Pharmacy Initiative - Falsified Medicines Directive anti-counterfeiting model.

Grant has been a trusted advisor in defining the industry's advocacy and strategic approach to anti-counterfeiting and product traceability in Europe. Working closely with the European Commission, European Medicines Verifications Organisation, and other industry associations such as EAEPC, PGEU, Medicines for Europe, and GIRP. This has recently included leading and co-chairing cross-industry working groups looking at the operational aspects of running the EU FMD systems.

He was an elected member of the GS1 Global Healthcare Leadership Team for ten years, developing the organization's strategy for driving adoption of standards to increase patient safety and lower healthcare costs globally. During this time, he also held the role of co-chair of the GS1 Healthcare Public Policy group, which provided advocacy and advised regulators and authorities on how to implement Global Standards.

As an industry-recognized expert on digital smart packaging, he now Co-chairs the GS1 Digital Link Working Group, which is developing global standards to "web-enable" barcodes, which enable a connection to be made between the physical product. It's a digital twin for applications such as electronic leaflets.

Grant has a Degree in Business Studies, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing and a Lean Sigma Green Belt. When not working, he is a musician and DJ performing internationally.

Antoine Tracq, CH

Head of Global Logistics and Trace & Track

Galderma

A pragmatic, open, results-oriented leader, with human management approach and strong synthesis capacity. Problem solver. Leadership & management of international cross-functional teams. Expertized in pharmaceutical manufacturing, Logistics, and Serialization...

Gregg Gorniak, USA

US Serialisation Lead

GSK

Gregg is currently the US Serialisation Lead for GSK leading work on the US DSCSA saleable returns project and planning for GSK’s long term solution for the US DSCSA requirements in 2023. At GSK, Gregg has held positions ranging from Analytics Reporting Manager in R&D Clinical Operations, Data Lead for the US SAP implementation, and Acting Director of Data Quality in the Transparency Data Operations & Reporting team in Pharma Finance. Prior to GSK, Gregg worked for 6 years at Pfizer in Global Logistics & Supply in the Global Enterprise Data Management group focused on SAP Material Master. Gregg has over 20 years of experience in multiple Leadership & Senior Data roles in the Pharmaceutical, Finance, and Software industries.

Gregg holds an MBA in Management from Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business and a BS in Business Administration from Rider University. Gregg has a passion for data, systems, & business processes and strives to work towards solutions that benefit all.

Amit Deshpande , CH

Serialization and Product Tracking

Novartis

Amit is leading the Novartis Serialization and Product Tracking (SPT) IT initiative to meet the different Track and Trace requirements across geographies. Besides SPT, he is also responsible for implementing Anti-Counterfeiting and Electronic Product Information technologies in Novartis.

He has an overall experience of 18+ years and has been working in the area of Track and Trace for the last 15+ years with exposure to RFID, barcoding, and other data carrier technologies. The majority of the experience has been in the Pharma industry, implementing a solution to meet the Track and Trace requirements for Turkey, China, EUFMD, Russia, and upcoming laws like US DSCSA 2023, Brazil, Indonesia. Prior to joining Novartis, he was part of leadership in SecTrace AG, a start-up in Track and Trace consulting, as well as led teams in Infosys Technologies limited in the role of Principal Consultant. He has been associated with various international forums to provide expert advice in the area of Track and Trace. Amit holds a Master in Business Administration in Marketing and Finance as well completed his graduation in Mechanical Engineering.

Arthi Nagaraj, USA

Manager, Serialization, Analytics and Strategic Projects

SANOFI

TBA

Francisco Rizzuto, ES

Cargo Specialist Manager for Europe

IATA (International Air Transport Association)

Grant Courtney, UK

Founder of Smarter and Safer Products & Former Manager - Falsified Medicine Directive Project, GSK

Smarter and Safer Products

Antoine Tracq, CH

Head of Global Logistics and Trace & Track

Galderma

Gregg Gorniak, USA

US Serialisation Lead

GSK

Amit Deshpande , CH

Serialization and Product Tracking

Novartis

Arthi Nagaraj, USA

Manager, Serialization, Analytics and Strategic Projects

SANOFI

What our
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It was a wonderful congress, where the size allowed high quality of discussions and networking.

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Frederique Vieville

CEO – Founder of 5 QBD-Biotech

I really enjoyed taking part. Very good presentations and very good discussions. And many new connections.

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Jos Tissen

Foods Category Open Innovation Manager at Unilever

... talks were very interactive and I think that you should follow this format. 

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Lionel Breton

L'Oréal