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

Conference Day Two

9:00 am - 9:10 am Chairman's Address

Andrew Love, Vice President Capability Development at Be4Ward

Andrew Love

Vice President Capability Development

9:10 am - 9:45 am Fulfilling the Needs of the Local Market With Need- Based Packaging Innovation

  • Understand how you can meet the needs of the local market with insight driven innovation
  • Benchmark your approach to packaging with a case study on the HCPC award-winning LiDoCon design
  • Analyse practical solutions to your design challenges by examining the AcuReApt case study

Rajesh Mishra, Associate Director, Packaging Development at Abbott

Rajesh Mishra

Associate Director, Packaging Development

9:45 am - 10:20 am EU MDR and its Implications for Labelling and Artwork

  • Understand the critical milestones encountered when implementing the EU MDR and the challenges of introducing new symbols and the unique device identifier. 
  • Benchmark your own strategies for overcoming the challenges of implementing the new EU regulations
  • Prepare and adapt your labelling and artwork systems to the new EU MDR, taking into account regional specifics and technical capabilities
Karolina Komposh, Labelling and Artwork Manager at Croma-Pharma

Karolina Komposh

Labelling and Artwork Manager

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

10:50 am - 11:25 am Putting Patient Safety at the Heart of the FMD

  • Discover how pharmacists have prepared for the FMD and how they are coping post-implementation
  • Uncover what the FMD means for patient safety and examine the advances that have been made
  • Contextualise your regulated modifications to packaging, labelling and artwork by understanding what they mean to the patient 
Leyla Hannbeck, Chief Pharmacist and Director of Pharmacy at National Pharmacy Association

Leyla Hannbeck

Chief Pharmacist and Director of Pharmacy
National Pharmacy Association

11:25 am - 12:00 pm Serialisation and the Future of Hospital Pharmacy

  • Discover how the FMD can move forward and aid the optimisation of logistics with aggregated serialisation, and what this would mean for securing the safe passage of pharmaceuticals 
  • Prepare for future regulatory change by discussing the demand for serialisation of primary packaging by dispensers and what this would mean for pharmaceutical manufacturers
  • Gain insight into the future of healthcare logistics by uncovering how these advancements would facilitate the redesign of hospitals with the aim to better manage patient care and safety
Robert Moss, Director of Professional Development at European Association of Hospital Pharmacists

Robert Moss

Director of Professional Development
European Association of Hospital Pharmacists

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Networking Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:35 pm Preparing for the Worst: Negotiating with Sites That Have Not Prepared for the FMD and Anticipating Brexit

  • Understand the challenges of managing multiple sites that are not regulated by the FDA or EU, with respect to artwork and labelling
  • Develop risk-mitigation strategies to manage your relationships with global sites that are not subject to the FMD or UDI regulations to avoid distribution barriers
  • Anticipate the global implications of Brexit on non-EU pharmaceutical manufacturers and the steps being taken prepare for the worst  
Huda Awidi, Regional Regulatory Affairs Manager -Labelling and Artworks Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Pakistan at Mundipharma

Huda Awidi

Regional Regulatory Affairs Manager -Labelling and Artworks Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Pakistan

1:35 pm - 2:10 pm Managing Portfolio Complexity in Packaging – Dealing with Small Volume Products

  • Discover how small product volumes create significant complexity, cost and waste across all packaging activities
  • Gain insight into techniques you can utilise to obtain greater efficiencies
  • Benchmark your own approach to overcoming these challenges and understand the operational implications
Andrew Love, Vice President Capability Development at Be4Ward

Andrew Love

Vice President Capability Development

2:10 pm - 2:55 pm Break-Out Discussions

  1. Improve Capabilities by Integrating New Technologies and Solutions to Existing  Processing
  2. Understanding the Implication of Regulations on Packaging Production in the Wake of the FMD
  3. Engage your Patients – Overcome the Barriers Inhibiting Patient Adherence 
Gabriele Iannizzotto, Chairman at HCPC Europe

Gabriele Iannizzotto

HCPC Europe

2:55 pm - 3:25 pm Final Networking Coffee Break

3:25 pm - 4:25 pm Troubleshooting Clinic