Program 2021

AGENDA of BSMA Conference – October 28th, 2021

Join us for this outsanding conference!


  • 7h30-8h30 – Welcome and breakfast
  • 8h30-8h45 : Welcome message by Devendra Mishra and Franck Toussaint, Co-founders of BSMA Europe.
  • 8h45 – 9h15 Keynote speech – Digital transformation of supplychain – business case
  • 9h15 – 10h00 : Industry 360°c panel discussion – Reindustrialization challenges – The new global scenario?
    • Panelists
      • Thomas Panzer, SVP SC Bayer
      • Jean-Louis Guelton – Head of Supply Chain, UCB
    • Moderator Devendra Mishra
  • 10h00 – 10h30 Keynote speech – Sustainability and supply chain – what are the trends and innovation in pharmaceutical supply chain? DHL Supply Chain
  • 10h30 – 11h00 BREAK
  • 11h00 – 11h45 Panel discussion – Clinical trials supply chain challenges
  • 11h45 – 12h15 Keynote speech – Evolution in clinical supplies risk management – 4G clinical
  • 12h15- 13h00 Panel discussion – Digitization in Supply Chain for cinical and commercial products
    • Moderator : Laurent Foetisch – Supply Chain Operations
  • 13h00 – 14h00 BREAK / LUNCH
  • 14h00 – 14h15 Keynote speech Cell & Gene supply chain industry challenges and developments
  • 14h15 – 15h00 Panel Discussion: Resolving Ongoing Challenges in the Supply Chain to Achieve Personalized Medicine Goals (Cell & Gene Supply Chain panel discussion)
    • Damian Grantham – Supply Chain Manager Cell & Gene Therapy GSK
    • Jean-Pierre Latere – KNCL ex COO Celyad 
    • Gert de Gier, Business Development Director Biocair
    • Moderator – Franck Toussaint – BSMA / Biolog
  • 15h00 – 15h45 Panel discussion – Managing the distribution of COVID 19 Vaccines in a pandemic world
  • 15h45 – 16h15 BREAK
  • 16h15 – 16h45 Challenging the last mile distribution – keynote speech from international humanitarian organization.
  • 16h45 – 17h15 The human factor in supply chain – Challenges around talent management in our industry
  • 17h15 – 18h00: Keynote Speech : to be announced
  • 18h00 : Conclusion by Devendra Mishra & Franck Toussaint- BSMA
  • 18h00-18h15 – AWARDS
  • 18h15 : Reception and cocktail