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Examine Supply Chain Agility at 2017 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo

Neal A. Gordon, PhD
Examine Supply Chain Agility at 2017 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo

2017 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo

This year’s ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo will be full of great, thought-provoking content for the Investigational Products Community of Practice.

The theme “Driving Innovation to Advance Patient Therapies” aligns with the Investigational Products track focused on supply chain agility.  From driving efficiency in demand modeling through agility in distribution, the topics will invoke discussion amongst Investigation Products professionals as to how we can innovate to meet the  demands of the future.

The End to End Supply Chain Management track kicks off on Sunday with the session “Artificial Intelligence: Taking the Mystery Out of Supply Chain Planning”. This session will be followed by a discussion on how to “Leverage Expiry Date Material Planning to Reduce Waste.” Additional sessions that will be featured during the End-to-End Supply Chain Management track include:

  • Advances in Deterministic Parenteral Container Closure Integrity
  • Connecting the Dots: Sales, Inventory, Order, Make, Deliver - Drive the Supply Chain!
  • Innovation & Technology in the Clinical Supply Chain
  • Serialization: Holistic Approaches, Current, & Predicted Trends
  • The PRA-Takeda Strategic Partnership: Is it the Wave of the Future?
  • Innovative Techniques to Improve Supply Chain Flexibility and Responsiveness
  • Direct to Patient: Strategies, Processes, and Lessons Learned
  • Quality & Compliance Consideration for Shipping Temperature Controlled Investigational Products
  • Future Utilization of Electronic Labels for Clinical Trials

We look forward to seeing and networking with all of you at our annual Investigational Products Community of Practice event on Monday Night. It promises to be an exciting evening of Halloween fun as we cruise on a casino game ship reuniting old acquaintances and meeting new ones to continue to strengthen our community.
To learn more about the 2017 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo and the End-to-End Supply Chain Management sessions offered during the conference, visit the conference website.