July 25-27 2017
Philadelphia, US

The Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel  

Speaker Lineup

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Russell Vandermark
Import Specialist
FDA

Day One

Tuesday 25 July, 2017

13:30 | What does the FDA Expect from Drug Importers?

Glen Roberts
Director, EMEA Distribution & Strategic Partnerships
AbbVie

Day Two

Wednesday 26 July, 2017

09:40 | Case Study: Drive Out Risk – Finding & Managing 3PL Distribution Partnerships

Kenneth Schonewolf
Supervisory Import Specialist, Pharmaceuticals, Health, & Chemicals Center of Excellence & Expertise
U.S. Customs & Border Protection

Day One

Tuesday 25 July, 2017

09:10 | U.S. Customs & Border Protection Transition To Centers Of Excellence & Expertise

William McGillian
Associate Director, Global Logistics
Merck & Co.

Day Two

Wednesday 26 July, 2017

11:10 | Which Routes to Choose? Air vs. Sea vs. Rail

Kevin Cook
VP Supply Chain North America
Sandoz

Day One

Tuesday 25 July, 2017

11:00 | Rethink Your Distribution & Channel Strategy

George Donato
VP, Global Supply Operations
Iroko Pharmaceuticals

Keith Harrison
Director of Supply Chain Planning
Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.

Day Two

Wednesday 26 July, 2017

10:10 | How To Build From Scratch – Success Story From A Mid-Sized Firm

Ronald Schaefer
Project Lead, CEIV Pharma
International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Day One

Tuesday 25 July, 2017

09:40 | IATA’s Certified Program For Compliance

Michael Sparozic
Trial Supply Operations Manager, Leader
Sanofi

Day Two

Wednesday 26 July, 2017

11:40 | Case Study: Can We Do This? Direct-to-Patient Clinical Supply Operations

Neeraj Shah
Director Global Investigation Material Supply Chain
Celgene

Day Two

Wednesday 26 July, 2017

13:10 | Supply Chain Transformation – Roadmap and Challenges

Karl Sliwinski
Manager
Sedlak Management Consultants, Inc.

Workshop B

Thursday July 27, 2017

11:00 |
Advanced 3PL Management

Day One

Tuesday 25 July, 2017

11:30 | Roundtable Discussion: What If? Contingency Planning and Risk Mitigation Strategy

Davon Soltis
Senior Consultant
Sedlak Management Consultants, Inc.

Workshop B

Thursday July 27, 2017

11:00 |
Advanced 3PL Management

Day One

Tuesday 25 July, 2017

11:30 | Roundtable Discussion: What If? Contingency Planning and Risk Mitigation Strategy

George Wheeler Jr.
Director of Operations
ShadowTrack 24/7

Day Two

Wednesday 26 July, 2017

14:10 | Workshop: Supply Chain Integrity – What Does It Mean & How Do You Maintain It?

Scott Soltis
Managing Director
HMS Security & Risk Mitigation Solutions

Day Two

Wednesday 26 July, 2017

14:10 | Workshop: Supply Chain Integrity – What Does It Mean & How Do You Maintain It?

Mark Chockalingam
Founder & President
Demand Planning LLC

Dr. Mark Chockalingam is the President and Founder of Demand Planning LLC, a Business Process and Strategy Consultancy helping clients across industries: Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Products, Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Chemicals and Fashion Apparel. His specialty consulting areas include Demand forecasting, Supply Chain Analytics, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain Optimization. Mark has worked with a variety of client companies such as Pfizer, Miller SAB, FMC, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Honeywell, Lindt, Au Bon pain, Celanese AG, Coleman, Labatt, Venus Group, McCain Foods etc to help implement process and increase the usability of their solutions. Mark edits the Forecastingblog and also frequently writes on business strategy topics in his personal blog. Prior to establishing his consulting practice, Mark has worked with manufacturing companies in important supply chain positions. Mark was Director of Market Analysis and Demand Planning for the Gillette Company, now part of Procter and Gamble. Before Gillette, Mark led the Suncare, Footcare and OTC forecasting processes for Schering-Plough Consumer HealthCare in Memphis Mark has a Ph. D. in Finance from Arizona State University, an MBA from the University of Toledo and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Workshop A

Thursday July 27, 2017

08:00 |
Changing Trends in Demand Planning and S&OP for Pharma

Day One

Tuesday 25 July, 2017

14:00 | Roundtable Discussion: It’s All Down to Planning – Demand Forecast & Moving Towards S&OP