Friday 16th Nov 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

13th Annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference

SMi proudly presents the 13th annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference and Exhibition, taking place at the Copthorne Tara Hotel in Kensington, London between the 10th – 11th December.

The 13th annual event will specifically focus on recent advances in temperature-controlled logistic solutions and the impact of regulatory changes on this multi-billion-dollar industry. The event will also address the impact of the overwhelming digitalisation of the industry and how companies, from biotech’s to pharma, need to adapt, as well as the crucial challenges of supply chain visibility and data integrity in the cold chain industry.

The two-day event will also look at various developments within the industry, guiding companies on how best to ensure costs are kept low, and quality remains high, whilst simultaneously staying compliant to global regulations.

This year’s event will continue to lead with its unrivalled panel of experts bringing you the most insightful presentations and issues in the field of temperature-controlled distribution.

Chairs for 2018:

  • Tony Wright, CEO, Exelsius
  • Bob Hayes, Director, SeerPharma

Speakers

  • Bob Hayes, Director, SeerPharma
  • Stephen Mitchell, Quality Lead Logistics Partnerships, GSK
  • Gianne Olaes-Dénis, Supply Chain Quality Manager, Sanofi Genzyme Europe
  • Stefan Braun, Managing Director, SmartCAE
  • Francicso Rizzuto, Cargo Specialist, Manager for Europe, IATA
  • Henk Mulder, Head, Digital Cargo, IATA
  • Marco Gaudesi, Pharmacist – GDP and Cold Chain Referent, MSF
  • Gianpiero Lorusso, Director, Supply Operations and GS, Merck SpA
  • Sue Lee, Director, Hexagon Supply Chain
  • Didier Basseras, Vice President, Clinical Supply Chain Operations Head, SanofiAventis.
  • Mark Blanchard, Director, OcraPartnership
  • Alan Kennedy, Founder and Executive Director, Pharma TeamUp

Key Highlights this December:

  • Evaluate the current GDP guidelines, with reference to the recently published PQG/ECA guide and discover the implications for everyday practice
  • Explore the overwhelming digitalisation of the supply chain and identify the subsequent security issues involved
  • Discover the temperature-controlled logistic solutions to best optimize your supply chain
  • Discuss the technical agreements within the supply chain and find out what questions you should be asking
  • Identify the challenges for the supply chain within emerging markets and discover the best solutions for optimization of your process

View the full agenda online: https://bit.ly/2yunVCi

EARLY-BIRD RATES:

  • BOOK BY 29TH JUNE AND SAVE £400
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Additional Contact Info:

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T: +44 (0)20 7827 6048

E: psolanki@smi-online.co.uk