Bio-Pharma & Medical Device Strategic Sourcing Summit

Date/Time
Date(s) - 24 Jun 2014 until 24 Jun 2014
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location
Kroc Institute at UCSD


 

   

Eminent supply chain management executives and academicians of the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry will deliver solutions, best practices and case studies to enable small and mid-sized companies to fully leverage sourcing and purchasing from R&D to Commercialization. The Summit will provide mentoring for startup and small companies as well.


Bio-Pharma & Medical Device Strategic Sourcing Summit

P U R P O S E

“Learn to Reduce Cost, Lead Time, & Defects”

Venue:  Kroc Institute of Peace and Justice, 5998 Alcala Park, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA 92110


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THE CONFIRMED SPEAKERS TO DATE:

Producing, Growing and Retaining the Right Supply Chain Talent”    
Joel Sutherland, Managing Director, SCM Institute, University of San Diego

“Consortium Purchasing: Current Benefits & Future Opportunities”
Tom Heebink, Business Development & Strategic Alliances, Western Region, BIO
Rick Fultz, Managing Director, BIOCOM Purchasing Group

“Contract Manufacturing Life Cycle Management”
Myles Marcus, Supply Chain Management Consultant

“Strategic Sourcing: Blocking and Tackling in a Small Enterprise”
Isaac Young, Sr. Director, Supply Chain Operations, Bio-Marin Pharmaceuticals

“Cold Chain Considerations in Global Sourcing: Eliminating Risk and Ensuring Quality”
Doug Wettergren, Regional Sales Manager, Envirotainer

“Lessons Learned in Establishing a Synergistic Partnership with A Service Provider”
Dan Ambrose, Director, Continuous Improvement Customer Solutions, Strategic Partners, VWR International

“Strategic Sourcing: Critical Common Link from Discovery, R&D to Manufacturing and Distribution”
Devendra Mishra, Executive Director, BSMA

INDUSTRY PANEL:“Leveraging Strategic Sourcing for Startups and Small Companies in Bio-Pharma”
Mark Buck, Global Supply Chain and Procurement Leader, Bio-Rad Laboratories
Mary Kachinsky, Sr. Director, Strategic Sourcing, Cubist Pharmaceuticals
Moderator: Wayne McDonnell, Director of Advisory, PwC

“Biopharma Industry Service to Safeguard Sourcing of Materials and Delivery of Drugs
Martin Van Trieste, Senior Vice President, Quality Assurance, Amgen

“Short-Cut to Supply Chain Success:  Adapting Large Company Best Practices to Small and Mid-sized Companies”
Paul Anderson, Vice President, Global Procurement, Life Technologies

“Building Information Systems to Support Strategic Sourcing from Scratch”
Mary Kachinsky, Senior Director, Strategic Sourcing, Cubist Pharmaceuticals

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Dan Ambrose
VWR International
Paul Anderson
Life Technologies
Mark Buck
Bio-Rad
Laboratories
Rick Fultz
BIOCOM
Purchasing Group
Tom Heebink
BIO
Mary Kachinsky
Cubist
Pharmaceuticals
Myles Marcus
SC Mgmt
Consultant
Wayne McDonald
PwC
Devendra Mishra
BSMA
Joel Sutherland
SCMI-USD
Martin Van Trieste
Amgen
Doug Wettergren
Envirotainer
Isaac Young, Sr
Bio-Marin
Pharmaceuticals