Cold Chain Global Forum West Coast

February 26 - 27, 2020 | San Diego, CA

Chris Wallace

Senior Director, International Supply Chain Operations Genzyme Europe
International Supply Chain Director/Manager with a proven record in B2B, B2C, 3rd party logistics, outsourced services, business consultancy, automotive, e-commerce, fmcg, hi-tech, mail order, medical, nuclear, pharmaceutical, retail and service parts market sectors. Strong operational leadership with strategic supply chain development and management experience. Results orientated & delivery focused with operations restructuring & supply chain transformation skills. Excellent communicator & conference speaker e.g. Interlog, ASLOG (France) & InterAsia Fair (Turkey).

Main Conference Day One: Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

9:00 AM Cold Chain Leaders Power Panel: How has the Role of the Logistics and Supply Chain Director Evolved in Today’s Rapidly Changing Environment?

  • What do you as a Supply Chain and Logistics leader need to consider when establishing an end-to-end temperature controlled logistics strategy for your organization?
  • How do you find the right balance between getting products across the line and long term commercial viability?
  • Data is the new oil- How does this apply to the pharma industry?
  • What do supply chain and logistics leaders need to prioritize to ensure a robust, safe, compliant and patient-centric temperature-controlled supply chain?

Main Conference Day Two: Thursday, 27 Feb 2020

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

9:00 AM Establishing a Patient-Centric, Cost Effective and Secure Supply Chain for Biologics, Cell and Gene Therapy Products

In this opening keynote, Chris will provide attendees with an illuminating perspective on how to overcome key challenges when it comes to the transportation and supply chain of the fastest growing trend in the pharma world - biologics. Drawing from international experience, this session will provide attendees with best practices from a large pharma’s perspective.

9:40 AM LOGISTICS POWER PANEL: From 3PL to 4PL - The Future of Logistics for The Pharma Supply Chain

  • Taking more ownership of the product- Moving beyond a transactional, volume-based approach to understanding your customers’ needs
  • Dealing with increased pressure to be far more productive and cost-efficient
  • Moving from a 3PL to 4PL model- Can we really harmonize a fragmented system?
  • Customizing bespoke solutions for specialty logistics and distribution opportunities including: newer types of biologics, oncology products and lucrative drugs approved for rare diseases
  • Dealing with the elephant in the room: Is Amazon going to complement or compete with the current supply chain framework?

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Chris.

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