9:30 am - 10:15 am Registration and Morning Networking

10:15 am - 10:20 am Pharma IQ Welcome

10:20 am - 10:30 am Chairman's Opening Remarks

Steven Jacobs - President, Global BioPharm Solutions

Steven Jacobs

Global BioPharm Solutions

10:30 am - 11:00 am Keynote Address: Putting the patient at the centre of your trial

 - Practical patient centricity within the clinical trial paradigm and how it can promote efficient and accurate supply management

 - Benchmark your companies clinical supply processes against the patient experience and ensure that you maximise patient engagement and retention by incorporating real life best practices

11:00 am - 11:10 am 10 Minute Break

11:10 am - 11:40 am Keynote Address: Un-fogging the future of clinical trials: Considering innovation at every stage across your clinical trial supply lifecycle

- Re-assess your thinking: How clinical trials can be a source of innovation and development, not just a cost and timeline impediment

- Identify opportunities to innovate across your clinical trial supply lifecycle

11:40 am - 11:50 am 10 Minute Break

11:50 am - 12:20 pm Ensuring Supply Chain Flexibility And Viability For Biologics

·        Identify the key milestones that directly impact clinical trial supply

·        Explore current and projected shifts in the clinical trial landscape which require sponsors to be more responsive to change.

·        Discuss the rise of biologics and market pressures

·        Understand the complexity of biologics supply chain management

·        Flexible clinical trial supply solutions including Just in Time Manufacturing

  • ·        Critical considerations for cold chain management

12:20 pm - 12:30 pm 10 Minute Break

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Building reverse logistics and product reconciliations into your supply strategy to optimise end to end distribution management

- Discuss the role of clinical supplies teams within the reverse logistics and reconciliations management strategy

- Examine where your returns and reconciliations fit into your end to end clinical supply lifecycle

- Scrutinise ways to reduce unforeseen costs through flexible product return and destruction strategies

- Ensure end to end alignment in supply management by effectively engaging your clinical teams across the process implementation lifecycle

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch and Digital Exhibition Break

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Virtual leadership in today’s climate – how do you step up your leadership in a virtual environment?

Steven Jacobs - President, Global BioPharm Solutions

·         Discuss strategies to engage and motivate your teams across the digital chasm

·         Look at the role of leadership in retaining and inspiring talent under a digital landscape

·         Identify key things not to do when trying to communicate effectively with your teams


Steven Jacobs

Global BioPharm Solutions

2:30 pm - 2:40 pm 10 Minute Break

2:40 pm - 3:10 pm Real-Time Scenario Planning: Taking Control Over Unpredictability in Clinical Supply Management

  • Understand the value of scenario planning in addressing unpredictability in clinical trials
  • Discover how scenario planning can and should enable a high-level impact assessment of the key parameters of the trial
  • Bring scenario planning to life by walking through use cases from initial forecast, to individual scenario examples, to assessing the outcomes

3:10 pm - 3:20 pm 10 Minute Break

3:20 pm - 3:40 pm Optimising your trial supply strategy for adaptive trial models

Alexandra Tsioni - Clinical Supply Chain Study Lead, Teva Pharmaceuticals

- Hear how Teva are minimising supply disruptions whilst increasing the use of a-typical trial environments

- Discuss how adaptive trial models can be used to optimise trial networks

- Examine the challenges in implementation and supply management for adaptive trials


Alexandra Tsioni

Clinical Supply Chain Study Lead
Teva Pharmaceuticals

3:40 pm - 3:50 pm 10 Minute Break

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm Optimising Your Drug Supplies At Program Level

Amaury Jeandrain - Head of Solutions Adoption, Life Sciences, N-SIDE

·         Optimise all your decisions from API manufacturing to IMP packaging and labelling activities based on patient supply risk assessment

·         Drug pooling at program level thanks to smart uncertainty management of each single trial

·         Leverage your stability plan in the end-to-end optimisation and optimise upcoming milestones

·         Risk-based optimisation of your Drug Products allocation to different trials.


Amaury Jeandrain

Head of Solutions Adoption, Life Sciences

4:20 pm - 4:30 pm 10 Minute Break

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Operational excellence from the beginning: Building flexible forecasting, demand planning and inventory management strategies

·         Identify the critical success factors of inventory planning and forecasting models

·         Ensure you are incorporating unexpected supply differentials such as resupply and regional market shipment timelines into your forward planning

·         Analyse your supply chain visibility and the importance of monitoring supply across the study

5:00 pm - 5:10 pm Chairman's Summary of Day One

Steven Jacobs - President, Global BioPharm Solutions

Steven Jacobs

Global BioPharm Solutions