Invitation Only TCL Exchange

10:45 am - 10:50 am Pharma IQ Welcome

10:50 am - 11:00 am Chairperson's Opening Remarks

11:00 am - 11:40 am Communication and Cooperation: Strategic Integration with Network Partners

Johannes Demmer - Global Warehousing Manager, Bayer

·        Developing logistics strategies that are reflective of the needs of each site and lane – global and local

·        Identify and classify your existing partnerships: term, depth, level of integration as well as technology and map the impact of these classifications

·        Discuss how we can reach a mutual understanding – agreed requirements, data sharing policy, operational excellence processes as an example – for the successful integration of new technologies and partners


Johannes Demmer

Global Warehousing Manager

11:45 am - 12:25 pm Reacting to the Unprecedented Times and Challenges of Covid-19 at GSK

Saddam Huq - Global QA Senior Manager, Distribution & Cold Chain, GSK Vaccines

·        Hear how GSK mapped out the impact of Covid on their end to end supply chain operations

·        Discuss where GSK anticipated the most disruption to their supply chain and QA operations

·        Examine how they embedded process flexibility to minimise expected impacts internally and across external partners


Saddam Huq

Global QA Senior Manager, Distribution & Cold Chain
GSK Vaccines

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Private One - to - One Meetings

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Strategic Level Discussion Groups

During this part of the exchange, attendees are sorted into small working groups to take part in interactive discussions around the topics below. Delegates will get the opportunity to select and pre-register for one discussion group topic. Each discussion group will last for 45minutes. Discussion groups are kept small to ensure all delegates get the opportunity to ask their most pressing questions, ensuring a perfectly tailored experience.

1 - Risk Management and Mitigation for the Post-Covid Supply Chain

2 - Building your Pharma 4.0: charting a strategy from internal team buy-in to vendor selection

3 - Vendor management under pressure – what are the critical success factors to prepare for?

4 - Collaboration and communication between stakeholders internally and externally

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm Private One - to - One Meetings

2:15 pm - 2:55 pm Revolutionising the IOT model to achieve last mile visibility all the way down to vial level

Paul deRoulhac - Digital Transformation Lead, Genentech

·        Discuss Roche’s ideation journey learnings from current IoT offerings – what was missing and what could be used as a baseline

·        Examine Roche’s specific business constraints and requirements that underpin the technology platform chose

·        Hear a brief outline of the Roche approach to IOT innovation


Paul deRoulhac

Digital Transformation Lead

3:30 pm - 4:10 pm Deep Diving Into Our Cold Chain Product Secondary Distribution Networks – Results and Risk Management at AZ

Richard Peck - Global Head of Process Controlled Transportation CoE, AstraZeneca

·         Discuss how AZ set up a global – 52 country and LSP – survey to capture network gaps and form the basis for a network wide risk assessment

·         Identify a list of key secondary distribution risks and rank these according to internal priorities and distribution factors

·         Utilise this data as a means of optimising your temperature and time monitoring across your global secondary distribution network


Richard Peck

Global Head of Process Controlled Transportation CoE

4:15 pm - 4:55 pm Risk Management for Global Shipments and Business Process Adaptation

Kirsten Burgess - Vice President Supply Chain, Accord Healthcare

Kirsten Burgess

Vice President Supply Chain
Accord Healthcare

4:55 pm - 5:00 pm Chairperson's Closing Remarks