19 - 21 June, 2018 |
Crowne Plaza Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Post Conference Workshop Day

8:00 am - 8:30 am Morning Coffee and Registration

8:30 am - 10:30 am Utilising of GS1 Standards to Improve Your Serialisation Processes

Managing the multitude of serialisation requirements is a huge undertaking that requires precision in planning and integration of different solutions. Every company will have their own approach but it is important to ensure that this is the right one and that all of the criteria is met. With this in mind, GS1 has a series of tools that can be used to help streamline serialisation systems. The workshop has been designed to help navigate the different opportunities available and help you find the best strategy for your company.

Attend this workshop to:
- Understand what different tools and services GS1 offer to comply with the regulatory requirements
- Learn how to find the best strategy to meeting the mandatory requirements and the steps you need to take to serialise on time
-Discuss how to streamline approaches with GS1 standards and how to manage the regulatory uncertainty in the market 

10:30 am - 11:00 am Coffee Break

11:00 am - 1:00 pm Preparing for Serialisation in the Global Market

This morning workshop will focus entirely on what the serialisation demands are for the global market. Together you will look at how the requirements differ and the best strategy to consolidate the different regulations for your serialisation processes

Attend this Session to:
- Run through the different regulatory requirements, the differences between those and what it means for your serialisation strategy
- Why and how you can be proactive with other Stakeholders and ensure alignment across the industry
- Determine what the effects will be on your business processes with the different requirements in mind
- Determine which criteria are important to select the vendors to work with, or if you selected those already how to ensure they will -continue to- support your business processes
- Establish timelines on implementing 
Marcel De Grutter, Liaison Regulatory and Government Affairs at Abbott Laboratories

Marcel De Grutter

Liaison Regulatory and Government Affairs
Abbott Laboratories

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Implementation and Vendor Selection for Serialisation

This afternoon workshop will focus on different stages for meeting regulatory requirements globally. Following on from a morning looking at what the global market is asking for, this session will look at tactical approached on how you can achieve this.
Attend this Session to:
- Formulate a plan on what needs to be achieved in the next few months for the mandatory requirements
- Learn what emerging issues will arise and as serialisation brings new opportunities to the supply chain
- Evaluate how your processes can be optimized and pitfalls to avoid to fast track your implementation processes
Pasi Kemppainen, Principal Advisor Pharma Digitalisation  at Epista Life Science

Pasi Kemppainen

Principal Advisor Pharma Digitalisation
Epista Life Science