18 - 20 June, 2019 | Crowne Plaza Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Conference Day One

9:00 am - 9:10 am Chairman's Opening Remarks

Andrew Love, Vice President Capability Development at Be4Ward

Andrew Love

Vice President Capability Development

9:10 am - 9:45 am The Role of Packaging and Labelling on Supply Chain Efficiency

  • Discuss the importance of packaging and labelling to provide logistics data and conforming to the necessary configurations of height and weight,  essential for an effective supply chain
  • Understand how an effective supply chain retains the quality of the packaging and maintains brand value
  • Discover how cross-functional collaboration between packaging, labelling and supply chain teams is essential for an effective supply chain
Prabir Das, Vice President - Packaging Development at Mylan

Prabir Das

Vice President - Packaging Development

9:45 am - 10:20 am Evaluating the use of Smart Packaging and interaction with Smartphones

  • Understand how you can implement new technologies, while working around your existing packaging and minimising the impact on design efficiency 
  • Explore the regulatory implications of using smartphone technology in packaging and the restrictions on accessing sensitive patient data
  • Benchmark your own practices in implementing new technology and overcome the challenge of controlling cost

Andrew Smith, Technical Packaging Director at GSK

Andrew Smith

Technical Packaging Director

10:20 am - 10:50 am End-to-end solution for Managing Labelling and Packaging Artwork

  • Discover how forward-thinking pharmaceutical and medical device firms are implementing integrated Enterprise Labelling and Artwork management Solutions
  • Explore how you can streamline regulatory compliance and customer and marketing requirements by leveraging  ‘Validated Sources of Record’.
  • Gain-insight into case studies analysing how integrated solutions can reduce packaging revisions, while improving time-to-market and ultimately reduce costs
  • Hear best-practice examples of how automating and centralizing labelling enhances accuracy and eliminates complex, error-prone data replication
Ray Collia, Senior Account Executive at Loftware

Ray Collia

Senior Account Executive

10:50 am - 11:20 am Networking Coffee Break

11:20 am - 11:30 am Networking by Numbers

A highlight of Pharma IQ events! Be ready to meet your peers and share best practices. You will have several 2 minute conversations to enable you to introduce yourself to your peers and add to your contact pool. There is a prize in it for the winner so get networking!
Please Share:
1. Who you are
2. The scope of your job role
3.What you plan to achieve from attending this event
4.Your #1 challenge

11:30 am - 12:05 pm Ensure a Return on Your Investment by Implementing E-Labelling into Pre-Existing, Multi-Functional Barcodes

  • Maximise the use of existing 2D data matrix barcodes on folding boxes, and eventually primary packaging, by introducing e-labelling
  • Discuss and overcome the challenges faced during the implementation of new technologies and how to remain compliant, using a pilot project in Belgium as an example
  • Benchmark your own practices and exploit the full capabilities of an integrated tool to provide maximum information to patients and prescribers 
Tatjana Pathare, Senior Artworks and Regulations Specialist within the Serialization Project at Roche

Tatjana Pathare

Senior Artworks and Regulations Specialist within the Serialization Project

Christian Hay, Senior Consultant - Healthcare at GS1

Christian Hay

Senior Consultant - Healthcare

12:05 pm - 12:30 pm Solutions to Optimise Your End-to-End Artwork Process

  • The drivers of change in the packaging supply chain
  • Controlling a global artwork process to ensure efficiency and transparency
  • Implementing a GMP compliant artwork process
  • Vendor selection, managing outsourcing and developing long term business partnerships
  • Identifying how Asset Management and Workflow Techniques improve effectiveness
Suzanne Ivory, Chief Operating Officer at Perigord

Suzanne Ivory

Chief Operating Officer

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Networking Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Digital Maturity Model for Packaging: Digitize, Automate and Connect in Pharma

  • Digitization of the End to End packaging process and managing Change
  • Automating digital content from CCDS/QRD & Submission process, through to Labelling & Packaging creation and out to Print & Manufacture
  • Increasing Right First Time, ensuring continued Quality and maintaining Patient Safety in a world of ever growing Product Portfolios and constantly changing packaging requirements 
Simon Cavanagh, Senior Account Executive, Global Business Group at Esko

Simon Cavanagh

Senior Account Executive, Global Business Group

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Maximise your Brand Engagement with Patient-Centric Packaging and Understand how it Improves Patient Lives

  • Benchmark your own packaging as we examine real-life implications of the HCPC Europe award-winning packaging on the lives of patients and how it has influence therapy adherence 
  • Explore how you can use patient-centric packaging design and what benefits can be derived from creating packaging that patients enjoy 
  • Design strategies  on how to innovate your packaging, while remaining compliant 
Gabriele Iannizzotto, Chairman at HCPC Europe

Gabriele Iannizzotto

HCPC Europe

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Live Tech Demos

Think Out-Side the Box: Don’t just hear about how you can optimise your packaging, artwork and labelling with new technology – See it live!

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Networking Coffee Break

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Break-Out Discussions

  1. Back to Business as Usual – Re-Optimising Your Packaging Capabilities in the Post-FMD Environment
  2. Explore the Future of Sustainable Packaging and Take Back Ideas
  3. Adapting Packaging Materials to Enhance Your Brand Identity while Remaining Compliant 
Andrew Smith, Technical Packaging Director at GSK

Andrew Smith

Technical Packaging Director

5:05 pm - 6:05 pm Networking Drinks Reception