5th BME Global Pharma Supply Chain Congress 2020 | March 3rd - March 5th | Dresden


Wednesday, 4th March 2020

08.45 Welcome coffee

Plenary session

09.00 Opening and summary of Conference day 1 by Maeve Magner, Innovation for Impact

09.15 Fake drug & product traceability, how new technology could help you to protect your brand!

Christophe Suizdak, Global Director Supply Chain, GE Healthcare

09.50 Everything you always wanted to know about BIG DATA & ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE but were afraid to ask

Jack Lampka, Head of Data Science, MSD Sharp & Dohme GmbH

10.25 The amazon effect: Why pharma companies have to review their sales channel management

Andreas Olpeter
, Vice President Sales & Business Development Healthcare, Arvato Supply Chain Solutions
Marcos Escuder, EVP Global Head of Supply Chain, Evotec AG

moderated by Patrick Haex, Managing Partner, Buck Consultants International

11.00 Short presentations

1) Optimization in pharmaceutical logistics with data-driven Lane Assessments, Leanne Kunz, Head of Digital Lane Manager, Validaide

2) Low data framework for supply chain optimization in third world countries, Dr. Daniel Lohner, Manager, d-fine GmbH and Alfons Van Woerkom, Head of Supply Chain, (a.i.,seconded from Unilever) at The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

3) reserved for Chemonics

11.45 Coffee break and networking in the exhibition area

3 Expert forums & 1 Workshops/Innovation Session (parallel sessions)

Design & Planning Tech & Innovation Strategy & Leadership
12.25 Opening 12.25 Opening 12.25 Opening
Patrick Haex,
Managing Partner,
Buck Consultants International
Martin Gouda,
Buck Consultants International
Martin Klett, former Gobal,
Head of Indirect Procurement,
Roche Diagnostics
12.30 12.30 12.30
An MAH’s Life a Year after FMD Go-Live – Is Your Experience Similar?

Dr.-Ing. Stefan Artlich,
Director Track&Trace,
Bayer AG
Monitoring Global Health Supply Chains with IoT Sensors

Scott Dubin,
Warehousing and Distribution Team Lead,
Chemonics International
Expanding the pharmaceutical market through public sector engagement: It starts with people

Alexis Strader,
Project Officer,
People that Deliver Initiative,
UNICEF Supply Division
13.00 13.00 13.00
Effective Deviavion Management

Daniel Reichen,
Global Key Account Manager,
Center of Excellence

Martin Gouda,
Buck Consultants International (BCI)
End to end supply chain resilience: Joint forces against organized crime

Thorsten Neumann,
President & CEO,

Workshop (parallel sessions)

12.30 - 13.30 Workshop 2

CMO Collaboration

Luiz Barberini,
External Manufacturing Operations Manager LatAm,
Bayer SA

Innovation Session (parallel sessions)

12.30 - 13.30 EIC Innovation Session

20 selected European Start Ups present their solutions for the Pharma Supply Chain.

Dr. Bertrand Wert, European Innovation Council
Lisa Immensack, BME International

Special: B2B-Meetings
13.30 Networking luncheon & networking in the exhibition area

3 Expert forums & 1 Workshops/Innovation Session (parallel sessions)

Design & Planning Tech & Innovation Strategy & Leadership
14.30 14.30 14.30
Risk Management in tierX supply chains

Heiko Hackel,
Vice President Global Sourcing,
Sartorius Group
Future use of blockchain in the pharma supply chain

Klaas Postema,
MYTIGATE – different user perspectives to a neutral, digital and validated lane risk assessment

Prof. Dr. Yvonne Ziegler,
Professor of Business Studies/International Aviation Management,
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
15.00 15.00 15.00
Agile End-to-end Pharma supply chain in a disruptive market environment

Christoph Klaus,
Managing Director,
Klosterfrau Berlin GmbH
Dark warehouses/b> Sustainability Nice to have, competetive advantage or just a plain headache

Julian-Kai Ellermeier,
Head of Supply Chain Management,
Advance Pharma GmbH

Brett Marshall,
Corporate Head of Quality Assurance,
Zuellig Pharma

Philipp Kersten,
Head of Supply Chain DACH,
Accord Healthcare GmbH

Workshop (parallel sessions)

14.30 - 15.30 Workshop 3
Success drivers affecting the future of leadership: Communication, Clarity, Community & Consciousness

Charlotte de Brabandt,
Member of ISM‘s Thought Leadership Council,

15.30 Changeover break

15.35 How Pharma Companies can collaborate with Start-ups
Maeve Magner, Innovation for Impact

15.50 Closing remarks and end of the Conference
Maeve Magner
, Innovation for Impact

17.00 - 19.00 Guided City Tour of Dresden

Discover the most important sights of Dresden by taking a personal and entertaining tour led by experienced live-guides.



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