What new sessions will the 2019 program include?

1st January, 1970

What new sessions will the 2019 program include?

This year’s conference promises to be our most exciting to date, with presentations from some of the industry’s top leading experts in the field of supply chain management and technological innovation. The following are a sample of what you will find in Boston in March:

Barrett Glasser, Director Clinical Supply Integration, Takeda will be showcasing what Takeda is doing with regards to applying blockchain in clinical trials. Barret will unpack what blockchain is and its usefulness for supply chain, showcasing if and how blockchain can be implemented within your current supply chain strategy, highlighting the benefits blockchain could bring by improving traceability, accountability and compliance to determine potential costs savings which the blockchain can offer sponsors.

Tom Skiendzielewski, Associate Director Business Process and Integration, Shire Pharmaceuticals will showcase ways IRT integration can be made a reality to reduce error and wastage. His presentation will showcase ways through which system integration can improve forecasting, planning and logistics monitoring. Determining whether building internal IRT systems vs purchasing ‘off-the-shelf’ is more beneficial for your business. Overcoming the complexity of connecting systems together through actionable examples to outline ways specialized IRT vendors can offer technical expertise which can save time and money.

Melissa Morandi, Vice President Global Quality, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals will showcase how to design and implement a quality management system to improve how your clinical supplies are administered. In this session she will review which quality systems are currently available for sponsors, determining how to implement the right quality management system for your organization while providing the appropriate training and messaging to ensure consistency across and within teams.


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Speaker opportunities

We identify and invite individuals we believe to be the best speakers in the market, if you think you can make a difference to the quality of our events please contact:

Chloe Roberts
E: Chloe.Roberts@arena-international.com
T: +44 (0)207 936 6822