P46371 Biopharma SCMInnovate 2018
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Biopharma SCMInnovate 2018

1 – 2 November 2018, One Farrer Hotel & Spa, Singapore

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To register your free pass or check your eligibility, go to www.ibc-asia.com/scminnovate-freepass


The desire to drive supply chain transformation along with technological advancements is on the rise. As a collective, the two factors of market growth and innovation offer immense opportunities not just to pharma, but also logistics service providers.

Biopharma SCMInnovate brings to fore real-life case studies from pharmaceutical companies within Asia and beyond, to discuss trends in innovation, changing expectations in best practice, growth markets, and the impact of digitalisation. The event will bring together heads of logistics/supply chain, buyers, procurement heads, project planners, technology and logistical solutions providers to share thoughts on industry best practices.

Conference Highlights:

  • Ensure traceability, visibility and security for your transported products
  • Gain practical insights from regional case studies and pharma companies
  • Integrate digitalization aspects into supply chain management
  • Discover new business models to drive your business forward
  • Optimize warehousing processes and strategies for enhanced 3PL
  • Generate reliable inventory strategies and demand forecasting
  • Listen in on SCM case law examples and scenarios
  • Drive supply chain transformation to increase profitability
  • Implement technologies and anti-counterfeiting measures to protect supply chain
  • Make wise procurement decisions and effectively manage supplier risk
  • Best-fit packaging to fulfill specific cold-chain requirements
  • Keep updated on latest technological advancements for data logging and analytics
  • Achieve temperature control and minimize temperature excursions
  • Manage product life cycle and stakeholder relationships

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8:50 am

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks


9:00 am

  • Designing, devising and implementing innovative R&D strategies with a focus on value-creation
  • Building and managing cost-effective and functional organizations and operations
  • Establishing key collaborations with government, academia and biotech to expand drug access

9:30 am

  • AI applications in biopharma market value chain – R&D, clinical trials, business process management and supply chain
  • Using AI tools in pharma – How Asia is progressing?

10:00 am

  • Analyzing latest biopharma trends and current unmet needs
  • Biopharma business models to capture market value
  • Lowering the cost-of-goods through cost-effective biomanufacturing strategies
  • Effectively forecasting market demand and managing drug supply to patients
  • Integrating entire biopharma value-chain for better speed to market

10:40 am

Morning Break and Networking. End of opening plenary and Biopharma SCM Innovate Conference Commences


11:20 am

Chairman’s Opening Remarks

Yoram Eshel, Former Senior Director, Global Transportation and Logistics, Teva

11:30 am

  • Where is Pharma Supply Chain disruption coming from?
  • What are the effects of evolution in communication and traceability?
  • How is Amazon affecting the pharma supply chain?
  • What changes must supply chain professionals expect in the next 2-3 years?
  • Discover new business models to drive your team forward

12:00 pm

  • Examining our role in today’s connected healthcare
  • How can supply chain transformation improve bottom-line?
  • AI in supply chain, how are pharma companies looking into AI solutions?
  • Cell and gene therapy personalised supply chain
  • What will be the direction of cold-chain and non-cold-chain logistics?
  • Dealing with different go-to-market models in different SEA countries
  • Ensuring sustainability and social responsibility

1:00 pm

Networking Lunch

2:00 pm

  • Aligning with Third Party Logistics providers and technology
  • How to effectively manage cold-chain and logistics – are IoT and Data Analytics the answers?
  • Mitigate risk by knowing what to look for in a partner
  • Framework for efficient collaboration

2:30 pm


3:00 pm

  • Market size and demand
  • Supply chain requirement differences for monoclonal antibody and autologous cell therapy
  • Technical requirements and supply chain considerations for personalised cell and gene

3:30 pm

Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

4:00 pm

  • Risk assessment of your supply chain
  • Maintaining the integrity of the product in a temperature sensitive products
  • Security of the supply chain for controlled substances

4:30 pm

  • A look at the challenge of bioprocess and importance of COGs
  • Improving processing time with new protocol of cell seed preparation for large scale manufacture
  • Reduced costs from CQA analytical comparison between the alternative methods

5:00 pm

  • What leadership traits are essential for a high-performance supply chain?
  • Utilizing partners to optimize the supply chain
  • Need for Systems: how to efficiently manage large orders from distributors

5:30 pm

End of Conference Day One. Followed by Networking Cocktail

8:50 am

Chairman’s Opening Remarks


9:40 am

  • What makes Asia’s pharma supply chain unique?
  • Pharma Cold chain FTL/FCL opportunities
  • Challenges and successes: Cross dock hub transporting by ocean to the rest of the region

10:10 am

  • Challenges and complexity in clinical trials
  • Mitigating risks
  • Solutions and opportunities

10:40 am

Morning Networking & Refreshment Break

11:10 am

Patient – Centric Supply Chain Planning From Manufacturing to Consumers

Yogesh Lawania, General Manager Supply Chain, Biocon

11:40 am

Reducing Costs through Supply Chain Strategies

Jamaluddin Elis, Managing Director, Chulia Life Sciences

12:10 pm

  • How manufacturers looking towards manufacturing for patients?
  • Smart devices for better supply planning
  • Addressing on cold chain and personalized medication
  • Balancing cost and affordability to patients by reducing the costs of SCM

12:40 pm

Please contact yvonne.leong@ibcasia.com.sg to discuss presentation opportunities

1:00 pm

Networking Lunch

2:00 pm

Pharma 4.0 and the future of Supply Chain


2:30 pm

  • Supporting management and audits with Standards
  • Value and applications of Compendia Standards along the Supply Chain
  • Compliant regulation to deal with impurities and packaging

3:00 pm

  • Integrating IOT Innovations into Supply Chain Management are aiding security
  • Latest technological advancements in data logging and analytics
  • Developments in Cyber security
  • Technologies and anti-counterfeiting measures to protect supply chains
  • CAPEX requirements

3:30 pm

Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

4:00 pm

  • Reviewing latest disruptions in the biopharma industry
  • Re-thinking manufacturing productivity and quality
  • Connecting human resources, data, machines and networks for better outcomes
  • Impacts of Industry 4.0 on drug financing and investment outlook
  • Data management, product traceability and supply chain security

5:00 pm

End of Conference


Packages Price
2 Day ConferenceSGD $2895Early Bird

Early Bird Rate: Register & Pay by 7 September 2018

Supply Chain & Logistics Managers From Pharma Companies Attend For Free!
To register your free pass or check your eligibility, go to www.ibc-asia.com/scminnovate-freepass

Special 1-for-1 Offer on Normal Rates for Pharmaceutical and Biotech Companies*
Limited seats, applicable only to 2-day main conference days.
Email register@ibcasia.com.sg to find out more!

*The organizer reserves the right to determine the industry to which your company belongs, and to stop the promotion at any stage.

Register 2 Delegates and get 1 FREE PASS
Register 3 Delegates and get 2 FREE PASS
Register 5 Delegates and get 3 FREE PASS
(Group rate is based on normal rate of 2-day main conference package only)

For Group Registrations of more than 3 team members,
email info@ibcasia.com.sg or call +65 6508 2477

  • Multiple Bookings Discount pricing is applicable to groups of 3 or more delegates from the same organisation registering for the same event, at the same time.
  • Fee stated is the discounted price PER DELEGATE. Only one discount applies; either the early bird rate OR group rate.
  • All fees stated include luncheons, refreshments and complete set of documentation. It does not include the cost of accommodation and travel.
  • All delegates from Singapore-based companies are required to pay an additional 7% GST (SINGAPORE EVENTS ONLY)


Partnership and Profile Building Opportunities are Now Available!
Contact us today to find out how you can position your company as a market leader at this event, and to explore the range of branding and marketing opportunities available.


Ming-Qiang Zhang

Vice-President, Research & Development, Amgen, China

Dr. Carl Firth

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Aslan Pharmaceuticals Pte Ltd, Singapore

Piers Ingram

Chief Executive Officer, Hummingbird Bioscience, Singapore

Ryan Viegas

Head of Logistics - APAC, Teva

Jonathan Zhao

PhD, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Hangzhou JUST Biotherapeutics, China

Jinpian Diao-Piezunka

Head of Bioprocess Development, Sanofi, France

Yoram Eshel

Former Senior Director, Global Transportation and Logistics, Teva

Joshua Teck Choo

Supply Chain Director, Amgen

Ankur Khanna

Associate Director – Supply Chain Management, MSD

Ai-Leng Wong

Regional Supply Chain Manager, Astellas

Yogesh Lawania

General Manager Supply Chain, Biocon

Lily Lien

Project Director, TOT Biopharma

Roger Lee

Director, Singapore Institute of Materials Management (SIMM)

Ian Matthews

Asst Group CTO, NUHS

Donglian Liu

Vice President, TOT BIOPHARM

Leon Lam

Vice President and Head of Asia, Merit Medical

Serene Lee

CFO, Verita Healthcare

Anna Marie Alejandro

Regional Commercial Finance Manager, Menarini Asia Pacific

Vincent Wong

former Director Global Sourcing, Ab Sciex

Sachin Narkhede

Associate Director, PRA

Volker Cloos

Consultant Global Logistics Asia, Eli Lilly

Jamaluddin Elis

Managing Director, Chulia Life Sciences

Sherry Wang

Associate Director, Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs - Southeast Asia, Global External Affairs, United States Pharmacopeia (USP), Singapore

Widyaretna Buenastuti

(former Legal Affairs Director, Pfizer) Founder & CEO, Prabu

Rajiv Aserkar

Head of Logistics and Supply Chain, S P Jain School of Global Management

Aloysius Cheang

Director, Cloud Security Alliance

CK Vishwakarma

Founder, IOTSG

Liang Tang

Vice President of Biologics Development and Manufacturing, WuXi Biologics, China

Joseph Albert

Chief Technical Officer – Engineering and Projects, AJ Pharma Holding, Malaysia

when & where

01 - 02 Nov 2018

One Farrer Hotel & Spa
1 Farrer Park Station Road
Singapore 217562

Contact Person: Daniel Koh
DDI: (+65) 6705 7884
Fax: (+65) 6834 7892
Cell: (+65) 86870123
Email: danielkoh@onefarrer.com


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