June 10 - 12, 2019
Kona Kai Resort, San Diego, CA

Main Conference Day One

Start of Main Conference Day One

7:45 am - 8:30 am Registration opens for Main Conference

8:30 am - 8:35 am CCGF Opening Remarks

8:35 am - 8:45 am Main Conference Kick-Off & CCGF Opening Remarks

8:45 am - 9:30 am Combining Unique Product Identification with Blockchain

Scott Mooney, Vice President Distribution Operations Supply Chain Assurance at McKesson Pharmaceutical

Scott Mooney

Vice President Distribution Operations Supply Chain Assurance
McKesson Pharmaceutical

9:30 am - 10:20 am Vendor Management: Developing a Win-Win Relationship

Kevin Hickman, Senior Manager, Supply Chain Distribution at Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Kevin Hickman

Senior Manager, Supply Chain Distribution
Gilead Sciences, Inc.

10:20 am - 11:20 am Morning Refreshment Break and Demo Drive

11:20 am - 12:10 pm The Rise of Biologics and Biosimilars – Monitoring Conditions of Medicines made from Living Cells

Javier Gomez-Contreras, Head of Supply Chain Americas at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Javier Gomez-Contreras

Head of Supply Chain Americas
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

12:10 pm - 1:15 pm Luncheon

1:15 pm - 2:05 pm US Pharmacopeia Update on Storage and Transportation Practices to Include Risk Identification and Mitigation with a Special Focus on Excursion Management and the Proper and Improper Use of Mean Kinetic Temperature

Chris J Anderson, Director, Quality Systems at Cardinal Health and Member of the Expert Committee at U.S. Pharmacopeia

Chris J Anderson

Director, Quality Systems
Cardinal Health and Member of the Expert Committee at U.S. Pharmacopeia

2:05 pm - 2:55 pm Process Considerations for Cryogenic Shipping

Craig Vermeyen, Senior Manager, Packaging Engineering at Kite, a Gilead Company

Craig Vermeyen

Senior Manager, Packaging Engineering
Kite, a Gilead Company

2:55 pm - 3:45 pm Mid-Afternoon Refreshment Break

3:45 pm - 4:35 pm Exploring New Stabilization Technologies and Enhancing Last Mile Supply Chain Logistics

Dr. Kenneth Stedman, Center for Life in Extreme Environments, Department of Biology at Portland State University

Dr. Kenneth Stedman

Center for Life in Extreme Environments, Department of Biology
Portland State University

4:35 pm - 5:20 pm Closing Keynote: Putting it All Together: Optimizing the Application of Emerging Technologies

5:20 pm - 6:20 pm Networking Reception

End of Main Conference Day One