18 - 20 June, 2018 | Crowne Plaza Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Conference Day 1 - Tuesday 19th June

9:10 am - 9:50 am Adapting your Artwork to Maximise Patient Communication

  • Produce user centric packaging through optimised packaging design – analyse the use of colour, font and other design elements
  • Automate and verify your packaging process AND the product on shelf
  • Incorporate new technology tailored for smart packaging and artwork management to create new opportunities for better communication with patients

9:50 am - 10:30 am GS1 Standards – A Toolkit for Fighting Against Pharmaceutical Counterfeiting

Tania Snioch - Director Healthcare GS1 Global Office
  • Decipher exactly which anti-counterfeiting and tamper evident features the EU-falsified medicines directive requires
  • Protect your brand and avoid costly recalls by examining how you can use GS1’s standards to reduce counterfeiting in your supply chain
  • Learn about tried and tested techniques for perfecting anti-counterfeiting and tamper evident features in your packaging
  • Build counterfeit defence strategies into your forward planning
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Tania Snioch

Director Healthcare
GS1 Global Office

10:30 am - 11:10 am Let’s Dream Big! Clearly and Quickly Connect with Patients and Consumers Through Packaging and Labeling Artwork

Simon Cavanagh - Account Executive Brand Solutions Esko
Steven Brookes - Solution Architect Brand Solutions Esko
  • Outlining how Life Sciences organizations can digitize, automate and connect to drive better communication with patients and consumers – both on and offline
  • Ensuring accurate and timely response to regulatory and market demands with frequently changing packaging
  • Exploring how to better connect packaging with your single source of truth, driving quality and accuracy
  • Understanding how integrated quality assurance tools can be part of your workflow, enhancing patient safety and safeguarding you from expensive recalls
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Simon Cavanagh

Account Executive Brand Solutions
Esko

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Steven Brookes

Solution Architect Brand Solutions
Esko

11:10 am - 11:40 am Networking Coffee Break

11:40 am - 12:20 pm Interactive Round Table Discussions

Gain tangible ideas on how to solve your biggest challenges! Find out what your peers are planning, share ideas and learn from others’ experiences in these open and informal discussions! on how to solve your biggest challenges.
  • Strategies for Branding Through Packaging
  • Starting With the Foundation – the Importance of an Effective Masterdata Framework
  • Streamlining Supplier Evaluation and Selection
  • Anti Tamper Packaging for Brand Protection and Patient Safety
  • Patient Centric Design Principals

12:20 pm - 1:00 pm Anti-Counterfeiting Requirements with a Focus on Non-EU Areas

Horst Kastrup - Senior Regulatory Advisor MEDA Pharma
  • Penetrate emerging regions with confidence that you understand their unique regulatory requirements
  • Gain confidence that your products are secure from illegal counterfeiting no matter where they are in the world
  • Develop strategies to help avoid the risk of counterfeiting with clever packaging, labelling & artwork strategies
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Horst Kastrup

Senior Regulatory Advisor
MEDA Pharma

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm Purchasing for Patient Safety - Payer’s Influence on Assessment of Packaging & Labelling for UK NHS Hospital Formularies

Omar Ali - Visiting Lecturer, University of Portsmouth & Former Advisor NICE
Facing a complex regulatory landscape, as well as diversified markets and medications, ensuring patient safety and compliance is more complicated than ever. Not only does patient non-compliance harm the patient, it is hugely costly for healthcare providers and extremely damaging for pharmaceutical manufacturers. Up to 33% of medication errors are attributed to packaging and labelling – what can you do to bring this number down?

Attend this workshop to:
  • Generate brand value through improving safety to the end user hospitals and healthcare professionals
  • Deep dive analysis into the importance of labelling and packaging as it relates to safety features
  • Gain an advantage over competitors through establishing how payers are reimbursing safety features within the current climate
  • Evaluate and explore end-user-safety features and how manufacturers may be able to partner with customers to help save lives

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Omar Ali

Visiting Lecturer, University of Portsmouth & Former Advisor
NICE

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm Live Technology Demo Drive! Packaging, Labelling & Artwork Innovations

A firm favourite of the Pharma Pack and Label forum, come and interact with the most innovative service providers from across the Packaging and Labelling Space.
Our delegation will split into groups and rotate around the exhibition, hearing from our leading service provider partners as they showcase all of the latest technological innovations to transform your companies packaging and labelling processes.




3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Networking Coffee Break

4:10 pm - 4:25 pm HOSPITAL PHARMACIES AND THE FMD - PART 1: Overview of the FMD Challenges and Opportunities for Hospital Pharmacies

Robert Moss - Board Member & Director of Professional Development European Association of Hospital Pharmcists
  • Understand the opportunities to improve patient safety and realise efficiency savings at the same time
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Robert Moss

Board Member & Director of Professional Development
European Association of Hospital Pharmcists

4:25 pm - 5:10 pm HOSPITAL PHARMACIES AND THE FMD - PART 2: Panel Discussion – The Hospital’s Perspective on Serialisation and the FMD

Robert Moss - Board Member & Director of Professional Development European Association of Hospital Pharmcists
Omar Ali - Visiting Lecturer, University of Portsmouth & Former Advisor NICE
  • Hear from the perspective of hospital pharmacists about their preparations for the upcoming FMD regulations
  • Address hospital’s scenarios for scanning and aggregated coding
  • Discover what the pharma industry can do to help hospitals prepare
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Robert Moss

Board Member & Director of Professional Development
European Association of Hospital Pharmcists

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Omar Ali

Visiting Lecturer, University of Portsmouth & Former Advisor
NICE

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Networking Drinks Reception