Conference Day 2 - Wednesday 24th January 2018

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Coffee and Registration

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

Steven Jacobs, Board Chairman, Global Clinical Supplies Group

Steven Jacobs

Board Chairman
Global Clinical Supplies Group

9:15 AM - 9:50 AM Clinical Trial Supply Chain Efficiency: Expediting The Timelines and Reestablishing The Plan

Elisaveta Frenkel, Global Clinical Supply Coordinator & Master Production Planner, Hoffmann-La Roche
  • Discuss how to maintain a high service level with ever changing demands
  • Evaluate how to combine stability and flexibility in clinical supply
  • Plan how to meet challenges of adaptive trials

Elisaveta Frenkel

Global Clinical Supply Coordinator & Master Production Planner
Hoffmann-La Roche

9:50 AM - 10:30 AM Keynote Address: Determine The Regulatory Changes Affecting Clinical Trial Supply

Claudio Lorck, Associate Director Clinical Product Supply EU, QP Lead, Abbvie
  • Understand the new regulation affecting the GMP environment of products in clinical supply
  • Analyse the main challenges in the new regulations and how they will affect your company
  • Explore solutions to take the initial steps in implementation of changed regulatory standards

Claudio Lorck

Associate Director Clinical Product Supply EU, QP Lead

10:30 AM - 10:40 AM Live Poll!

10:40 AM - 11:10 AM Coffee and Networking Break

11:10 AM - 11:50 AM Implement Clinical Forecast Accuracy Metrics And Turn Them Into Actionable Supply Decisions

Sébastien Coppe, Head of Consulting Group, N-SIDE
  • Build the right metrics to assess your clinical assumptions
  • Track forecast accuracy automatically through machine learning algorithms
  • Identify strategic decisions and translate them into operational actions.

Sébastien Coppe

Head of Consulting Group
  • Determine the right balance between cost and optimising efficiency
  • Qualify the critical investments needed to improve your supply chain
  • Understand how costs can be reduced and the management of supply chains remains high

Michael Elmshøj

Principal Clinical Trial Supply Chain Manager

Elisaveta Frenkel

Global Clinical Supply Coordinator & Master Production Planner
Hoffmann-La Roche

12:30 PM - 12:40 PM Live Poll!

12:40 PM - 1:40 PM Networking Lunch

1:45 PM - 2:25 PM Case Study: Overcoming Hurdles In Patient Site Centricity

  • Determine the unique challenges associated with delivering clinical supplies directly to the patient
  • Understand regulations directly associated with direct to patient services
  • Optimise visibility of the supply chain that involves patient site centricity

2:25 PM - 3:00 PM Change Management: How To Minimise Its Effects

  • Determine why this is commonly forgotten and its effect on the clinical trial supply chain
  • Hear how to improve control management to keep the supply chain at the highest level of efficiency
  • Validate the methods in inclusiveness of all areas in the supply chain logistics to optimise timelines and schedules

1:45 PM - 2:20 PM Next Generation IRT - What Do We Need?

Nimer Yusef, CEO, Trial-Brian
-Interpret the integration of digital apps in management systems
-Understand where digital innovation becomes a nice to have rather than a need to have
-Determine what updates are required to improve efficiency of IRT programmes

Nimer Yusef


2:20 PM - 3:00 PM How Much Of Your Supply Chain Should You Be Outsourcing

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM Coffee and Networking Break

3:40 PM - 4:20 PM Case study: Applying Tailored Approaches To Global And Local Outsourcing

  • Understand when to use global or local outsourcing strategies
  • Determine how to apply different approaches, adapting to your clinical trial pipeline
  • Strategize your outsourcing strategy to be in line with the changing size and region of your clinical trial supply chain

4:20 PM - 5:00 PM Case Study: Clinical Site Centricity

  • Understand how site and patient management can be improved
  • Establish effective relationships until the very end of your supply chain to ensure effective delivery to site and patient
  • Determine how third parties can be validated to ensure compatibility

5:00 PM - 5:10 PM Chairman's Closing Remarks