Program 2018

AGENDA BSMA Conference – May 25th

After two very successful events in Belgium, BSMA Europe 3rd conference will move to Switzerland and Lausanne and propose a focus on the digitalization of the biopharma and healthcare supply chain industry.

The final program is about to be finalized but we can already confirm the participation of more than 20 top executives speakers!

  • 07h45 – 08h45: Breakfast and registration
  • 08h45 – 09h00: Welcome and introduction presentation – Progress of Bio Supply Management Alliance, benefits and future

Devendra Mishra, Co-founder of BSMA, Adjunct Professor Decision Sciences Pepperdine University (CA, USA)  & Franck Toussaint, Co-founder and Executive Director of BSMA Europe.

  • 09h00 – 09h10: Introduction  speech 

Professor Marc Gruber  (Vice-President for Innovation – EPFL Lausanne) & Professor Philippe Wieser (IML)

  • 09h10 – 09h30: Digitalization of the supply chain – insights

Valerio Trifoni Global Head of Supply Chain Ferring pharmaceuticals

  • 09h30 – 10h15: Digitalizaton of the supply chain: Panel discussion
    • Moderator : Laurent Foetisch, Managing Director Supply Chain Operations – ex global VP SC Merck Serono
    • Horacio Henriquez – Senior Supplier Quality, Compliance and Business Analytics,Global Supply Chain Procurement Bio-Rad Laboratories (CA-USA)
    • Jean-François Fusco – EALTH – European Association of Logistics and Transport in Healthcare
    • Remy Glardon – Honorary Professor – Swiss  Federal Institute of Technology – Lausanne
    • Valerio Trifonni –  Global Head of Supply chain Ferring pharmaceuticals
    • Philippe Thevoz – Executive Vice-President eGovernment Systems and Expert in Blockchain
  • 10h15 – 10h45: BREAK
  • 10h45 – 11h15: Monte Carlo Simulation ”A Powerful Approach for Supply Chain Optimization »

 Steven Yoder Global Director Clinical Supply Optimization ServiceFisher Clinical   Services

  • 11h15 – 12h00: Temperature controlled: Panel discussion
    • Moderator: Franck Toussaint BSMA
    • Alex Guillen Cold Chain Expertise & ex global cold chain manager at Fisher Clinical Services
    • Virginie Duguépéroux Global Logistic Manager at GSK – tbc
    • François Leclerq Global Cold Chain Director at Baxalta
    • Gert De Gier – Strategic Account Managing Director – Biocair
  • 12h00 – 12h30  : Clinical Trials Supply Chain – upcoming challenges for the CTSC industry and digitalization perspectives

Helen Underwood, Director of Strategic Client Relationships, Fisher Clinical Services

  • 12h30 – 13h30 – Lunch
  • 13h30 – 13h45: Radiopharmaceuticals supply chain with only a few days of product shelflife

Richard Zimmermann – Senior Consultant Nuclear Medicine – Chrysalium 

  • 13h45 – 14h15: Keynote speech – Envirotainer
  • 14h15– 15h00: Industry 360°: Panel discussion  
    • Thomas Panzer SVP Supply Chain Management at Bayer AG Product Supply Pharmaceuticals
    • Chris Sam – Vice President Corporate Governance & Group Risk Officer – Sidel
    • Paul Anderson Senior Director Toll Manufacturing and Supply Chain at Illumina Cambridge Ltd & ex VP Global Supply Chain Life Technologies
    • David Fontaine VP Global Sales and Marketing at CSM Europe
  • 15h00 – 15h30: BREAK
  • 15h30– 15h45 : How changes of the new EU medical devices legislation will affect end to end supply chain operations and visibility?

Jacques Thielen, Industry Expert QRS Ex Senior Regulatory Affairs Manager Medtronic

  • 15h45 – 16h00: Supply chain challenges of the personalized medicine – practical cases and example from the stem cell / cell therapy industry. How new technologies can bring perspectives for this industry?

Franck Toussaint Founder and Executive Director of BSMA Europe & Managing Director Biolog Europe

  • 16h00 – 16h30: Life Science/Clinical Diagnostics insight from Bio-Rad. Risk management strategy business case

Horacio Enriquez Sr. Manager Supplier Quality, Compliance, and Business Analytics, Global Supply Chain Procurement (CA – USA) at Bio-Rad Laboratories

  • 16h30 – 17h00: The view from the last mile-perspectives from the nonprofit industry and international associations – Thierry Balloy, Director of Logistics and Procurement International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Securities
  • 17h00– 17h30: Education and Supply Chain Talent Development – what is the future / what are next challenges? : Panel discussion
    • Moderator: Franck Toussaint BSMA
    • Prof. Devendra Mishra University of Pepperdine (USA )
    • Prof. Dr. Susana Val Director, Zaragoza Logistics Center: MIT Global Scale Network
    • Laurent Foetisch Healthcare Supply Chain Academy
    • Elaine Moran, Executive Director IML – EPFL
  • 17h30: Closing remarks: Reception and cocktail + BSMA Awards