03 - 04 September, 2020 | The Westin Grand Munich, Munich, Germany

Conference Day One

8:10 am - 9:30 am Invitation Only: Breakfast Briefing Hosted by Acino

9:00 am - 9:25 am Registration and Coffee

9:25 am - 9:30 am PharmaIQ Welcome

9:30 am - 9:40 am Chairman's Opening Address

9:40 am - 10:00 am Speed Networking

Speed Networking

A highlight of Pharma IQ events! Be ready to meet your peers and share best practices. You will have several 2 minute conversations to enable you to introduce yourself to your peers. There is a prize in it for the winner, so, get networking!

Please Share:

1. Who you are

2. The scope of your job role

3. What you plan to achieve from attending this event

4. Your #1 challenge

10:00 am - 10:40 am Best Practices in Outsourcing CMC Development & Manufacturing for Biologics – A Big Pharma Perspective

·        Review the crucial make-or-buy question – what to outsource and what to do in-house?

·        Discuss the benefits and risks of outsourcing, including the special challenges in outsourcing biologics

·        Explore contract making to prevent pitfalls, and learn how to protect your IP

Ulrich Rumenapp, Head of Launch Preparation - Product Supply at Bayer AG

Ulrich Rumenapp

Head of Launch Preparation - Product Supply
Bayer AG

10:40 am - 11:10 am Coffee Break

11:10 am - 11:50 am Contract Manufacturing: The Lifeline for a Virtual Company

• Understand the difficulties for virtual companies at their early stage of growth, whilst they are devoid of any manufacturing capabilities, capacity and even internal expertise.

• Identify how CMO or CDMOs fill this gap and de-risk the virtual companies project and strategy

• Discuss guidelines to identify, select, contract and operationally work with CMOs

• Illustrate the positive synergies and identify high impact risks that should be avoided by reviewing brief case studies

Alain Bernard, Chief Technology Officer at VectivBio

Alain Bernard

Chief Technology Officer
VectivBio

11:50 am - 12:10 pm GlycoExpress® - An Alternative Host for Difficult to Express Proteins

• Understand how the era of classical IgG molecules in bio pharma development is shifting rapidly to more challenging complex biopharmaceuticals

• Discover how with CHO being a good production cell line for IgG molecules, they might fail to produce more challenging candidates

• Be introduced to The GlycoExpress® (GEX®) system, which represents an ideal alternative for the production these difficult to express protein molecules 

• Review case studies which demostrate the superiority in productivity and product quality vs CHO cell expression

Dr Lars Stoeckl, Senior Director Business Development and Technology at Glycotope GmbH

Dr Lars Stoeckl

Senior Director Business Development and Technology
Glycotope GmbH

12:10 pm - 1:20 pm Networking Lunch

1:20 pm - 1:50 pm Procurement vs. Sales: Time to Rethink Our Relationships

  • Discuss how procurement teams and their suppliers can align better on common objectives
  • Understand from a supplier point of view: Which procurement teams are the most successful ones? 
  • Can digitalization help to overcome procurement/supplier interaction challenges?
Felix Faupel, Head of Contract Manufacturing at Acino

Felix Faupel

Head of Contract Manufacturing
Acino

1:50 pm - 2:30 pm Operations Digitalisation - Data & System Cross Functional Collaboration and Integration

• Understand your data & system constraints in CMOs management 

• Begin the transformation from a tactical and isolated approach to data & system management, to a cross functional and coherent approach to data management 

• Identify the realities of a data and system landscape for your company: putting in place a road map to achieving integrated data & system landscape

Christoper Pawlak, Global External Manufacturing & Portfolio Strategy and Supply Design Controlling Lead at Bayer AG

Christoper Pawlak

Global External Manufacturing & Portfolio Strategy and Supply Design Controlling Lead
Bayer AG

2:30 pm - 3:10 pm Case Study: Lessons Learned from Cosmetics and Mass Market

• Get to grips with the challenges cause by time constraints: fast changes, short lead times, collaborative planning

• Overcome obstacles around rising costs: cost model, soft tolling, value analysis, efficiency

• Protect your product’s Quality: the value of appearance

Marco Badiali, Head of Contract Manufacturing Operations at Angelini

Marco Badiali

Head of Contract Manufacturing Operations
Angelini

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm Networking Coffee

During this part of the summit, delegates are sorted into groups of 10-12 to take part in interactive discussions around the topics below. Discussion groups are kept small to ensure all delegates get the opportunity to ask their most pressing questions, ensuring a perfectly tailored experience.


1. How to Divide Responsibilities with CMOs

Jan-Gunnar Gustafsson, CEO, Bio Evaluation


2. Applying Lessons Learned from Cross-Industry

Marco Badiali, Head of Contract Manufacturing Operations, Angelini

 

3. Contract Manufacturing: The Lifeline for a Virtual Company

Alain Bernard, Chief Technology Officer, VectivBio

 

4. CMO Management Process

Glen Peace, Senior Director Operations - Global External Supply, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals


5. Managing Local Manufacturing Challenges

Luiz Barberini, Head of External Manufacturing - Latin Americas, Bayer AG


6. Providing Insight on Technical Transfers

Mark Clinton, Director of External Manufacturing Relationships, Ipsen

Jan-Gunnar Gustafsson, Chief Executive Officer at Bio Evaluation

Jan-Gunnar Gustafsson

Chief Executive Officer
Bio Evaluation

Marco Badiali, Head of Contract Manufacturing Operations at Angelini

Marco Badiali

Head of Contract Manufacturing Operations
Angelini

Alain Bernard, Chief Technology Officer at VectivBio

Alain Bernard

Chief Technology Officer
VectivBio

Glen Peace, Senior Director Operations - Global External Supply at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Glen Peace

Senior Director Operations - Global External Supply
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Mark Clinton, Director of External Manufacturing Relationships at Ipsen

Mark Clinton

Director of External Manufacturing Relationships
Ipsen

Luiz Barberini, Head of External Manufacturing - Latin America at Bayer AG

Luiz Barberini

Head of External Manufacturing - Latin America
Bayer AG

5:00 pm - 5:50 pm Interactive Troubleshooting Session

Back by popular demand!

 

As we all know, a crisis can arise anywhere - often leaving you with very little time to re-group and strategise. That’s why we’ve created an interactive session designed to put you on the spot! All delegates will form small groups and look to each other to work through a series of ‘crises’ you might encounter. Put on your thinking cap and prepare to get stuck into a team challenge!

5:50 pm - 6:00 pm Chairman's Closing Remarks

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Networking Drinks Reception