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September 25-29, 2017
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

2017 Speaker Faculty

Advisory Board


David Martin
David Martin
Director, Logistics Management
Zogenix
Geoffrey Glauser
Geoffrey Glauser
Senior Consultant Supply Chain
HHS/ASPR/BARDA
Robert Heinrich
Robert Heinrich
Senior Traffic Administration Advisor
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Arminda Montero
Arminda Montero
Global Supply Chain QA Manager
Abbvie
Carolyn Williamson
Carolyn Williamson
Scientist II
Bristol Myers Squibb
Brad Elrod
Brad Elrod
Former Director, Global Conveyance Security
Pfizer
Rafik Bishara
Rafik Bishara
Technical Advisor, and Former Director, Quality Knowledge Management and Te
Eli Lilly and Company
Mary Foster
Mary Foster
Chair, Packaging & Storage Expert Committee
USP
Jim Bacon
Jim Bacon
Vice President Partner Client Solutions
AeroSafe Global
Russell Grissett
Russell Grissett
Vice President - ThermoSafe
Sonoco Thermosafe
Courtney Becker-James
Courtney Becker-James
Strategic Marketing Director
Elpro
Karl Kussow
Karl Kussow
Manager of Quality and Validation
FedEx Custom Critical
Jay Johnson
Jay Johnson
Regulatory Compliance Manager
Inmark
Dr. Bernard McGarvey
Dr. Bernard McGarvey
Senior Engineering Advisor
Eli Lilly & Company
Alan Kennedy
Alan Kennedy
Founder
PHARMA TEAM-UP
Les Sparrow
Les Sparrow
Manager, Technical Support & Analytical Services
World Courier Inc.
Mark Walls
Mark Walls

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals
TJ Rizzo
TJ Rizzo
Senior VP, Global Commercial Ops
Cold Chain Technologies
Jeffrey Beck
Jeffrey Beck
North American Head of Global Quality Supply Chain
Sanofi

Speaker


KEYNOTE:  Paul Zikopoulos
KEYNOTE: Paul Zikopoulos
BigData Analytics and Future Trends Expert
Rey Chern
Rey Chern
Director, Engineering
Amgen
John S. Brownstein, Ph.D.
John S. Brownstein, Ph.D.
Chief Innovation Officer and Professor
Boston Children’ Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Wesley Schmidt
Wesley Schmidt
Vice President, Quality Systems
AbbVie
Rick Calabrese
Rick Calabrese
Global Director of Corporate Quality Systems
Sartorius Stedim North America Inc
Bradford S. Stewart
Bradford S. Stewart
Global Security Operations Center Manager, Alexion Pharmaceuticals
Former Chief of Staff to the President’s Daily Brief
Lisa Wyman
Lisa Wyman
Head of Quality Compliance & Data Analytics
Shire Pharmaceuticals
Henrik Frojdh
Henrik Frojdh
Associate Director Supply Chain Management
Merck MSD
Mike Broughton
Mike Broughton
Director, Global Logistics
Eli Lilly & Company
Felipe A. Gomes Sales
Felipe A. Gomes Sales
Gerente/Manager - GIMED/GGFIS
ANVISA
Bryan Cardis
Bryan Cardis
Distribution Platform Steward
Eli Lilly & Company
David Martin
David Martin
Director, Logistics Management
Zogenix
Arminda Montero
Arminda Montero
Global Supply Chain QA Manager
Abbvie
Carolyn Williamson
Carolyn Williamson
Principal Packaging Engineer
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Rafik Bishara
Rafik Bishara
Technical Advisor & Former Director QKMTS
Eli Lilly & Company
Harrison Weisberg
Harrison Weisberg
Specialist, Clinical Drug Supply
Biogen
Steve Epperson
Steve Epperson
Consultant – QA, Materials and Operations
Eli Lilly and Company
Frank Butch
Frank Butch
Director of Engineering
Sonoco Thermosafe
Jim Bacon
Jim Bacon
Vice President Partner Client Solutions
AeroSafe Global
Taylor Clark
Taylor Clark
Vice President of Marketing and Sales
RNC Industries Inc.
Saheed Muhammed
Saheed Muhammed
Supervisory Import Specialist, Pharmaceuticals, Health & Chemical Center
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Dr. Kelvin H. Lee
Dr. Kelvin H. Lee
Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
University of Delaware
Alan Kennedy
Alan Kennedy
Founder
PHARMA TEAM UP
Marla Phillips PhD
Marla Phillips PhD
Leader of Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industry Initiatives
Xavier University
Tonino Antonetti
Tonino Antonetti
Executive Director, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Management, Safety & Health
Roche Diagnostics
Dr. Bernard McGarvey
Dr. Bernard McGarvey
Senior Engineering Advisor
Eli Lilly & Company
Claude Jolicoeur
Claude Jolicoeur
Director of Regulatory Affairs, Corporate GMP Officer
McKesson Canada Corp
Javier Gomez-Contreras
Javier Gomez-Contreras
Supply Chain BGx LATAM- OE Latina-Mid East Africa- India & Asia Pacific Lead
GSK
Lisa Moher
Lisa Moher
Head Of Distribution Packaging & Labeling, NA Supply Chain
Sanofi
Ben Vanderplas
Ben Vanderplas
Global Product Manager
Sonoco Thermosafe
Daniel Marasco
Daniel Marasco
Head of Packaging Materials & Medical Device Sourcing
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Lisa Sykes, MBA
Lisa Sykes, MBA
VBF Quality Operations Director
Merck & Co., Inc.
Rami Arafat
Rami Arafat
Supply Chain Director 
Hikma Pharmaceuticals
Cyril Winkler
Cyril Winkler
Team Leader Project Management
Elpro
Teresa Parayil
Teresa Parayil
Global Account Manager
ELPRO
Dan Mirica
Dan Mirica
Former Head of Global Logistics
Lonza Biologics
William Crates
William Crates
VP of QRA
Cardinal Health
Ropah Hove
Ropah Hove
Director of Pharmacy Services
Ministry of Health and Child Care, Zimbabwe
Roxanne Tata
Roxanne Tata
VP & Chief Quality Officer
Institute for Transfusion Medicine
Ingrid Freeland
Ingrid Freeland
Associate Director, Quality Operations
Astellas US Technologies, Inc.
Tim Corbidge
Tim Corbidge
Facilitator
BioPhorum Operations Group
Lawrence Knorr
Lawrence Knorr
Senior Technical Leader
DuPont
Matt Sample
Matt Sample
Senior Director, Secure Supply Chain
AmerisourceBergen
Ravi Kalyanaraman
Ravi Kalyanaraman
Associate Director
Bristol Myers Squibb
Lisa Forian
Lisa Forian
Senior Director, Product Quality Management
Johnson & Johnson
Jeremy Peters
Jeremy Peters
Associate Scientist
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Jeremy Cress
Jeremy Cress
Director of Operations
Fibrocell Therapeutics
Vallý Helgadóttir
Vallý Helgadóttir
Director of Customer Service
Distica
Catherine Coppage
Catherine Coppage
Supply Chain Planner - Personalised Medicine
Kiadis Pharma
Mark Walls
Mark Walls
Director, Clinical Supply Operations and Logistics
Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals
Lin-Mai Malmstrom
Lin-Mai Malmstrom
Supervisory Agriculture Specialist
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Mark Grzeszkowiak
Mark Grzeszkowiak
Chief Agriculture Specialist
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
F. Scott Fein
F. Scott Fein
Supply Group Manager
Robinson Fresh
Steve Zontek
Steve Zontek
Quality/Sustainability
The McDonald's Supply Center of Excellence
Ed Treacy
Ed Treacy
Vice President, Supply Chain Efficiencies
Produce Marketing Association
David Bailey
David Bailey
Director Trade Relations
VitaMed/ Therapeutics MD
Rita Karam, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Rita Karam, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Quality Assurance of Pharmaceutical Products Program Director
Lebanese Ministry of Health
Ashley McAdams
Ashley McAdams
Global Supply Chain Manager, End-to-End Operations
GlaxoSmithKline
Thomas Scalone
Thomas Scalone
Associate Director Logistics Supply Chain
Celgene
Francia Bocanegra Aleman
Francia Bocanegra Aleman
Warehousing and Distribution Head Central America and Caribbean
GlaxoSmithKline
Jason Lu
Jason Lu
Associate Director of Logistics
Hello Fresh
Michele Southall
Michele Southall
Industry Engagement Director
GS1
Dip Parikh
Dip Parikh
Associate Director, Supply Chain
Biogen
Justino Hurtado
Justino Hurtado
Senior Logistics Analyst
Sanofi
Yasuhiro Suzue
Yasuhiro Suzue
Team Leader of PCM Business Promotion Team
Kaneka Corporation
Regis Gautier
Regis Gautier
Director, Global Packaging Technology
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Tom Meier
Tom Meier
Senior Project Manager Distribution Systems
Henry Schein, Inc.
Jan Walbrecker
Jan Walbrecker
Senior Software Developer
SmartCAE
Steve Winyard
Steve Winyard
Portfolio Strategies – Life Sciences
Inmark
Alan Forthman
Alan Forthman
Supply Chain Solutions Manager, NPI
GlaxoSmithKline
Margaretha Laseen
Margaretha Laseen
Director, Cargo Customer Solutions & Airline Partnerships, Americas
Cathay Pacific Airways Limited
Mike Auerbach
Mike Auerbach
Editor-in-Chief
American Pharmaceutical Review, Pharmaceutical Outsourcing
John Carr
John Carr
Managing Partner
Despir
Mike Sweeney
Mike Sweeney
Senior Director, Global Service Development
World Courier
Penny Basso
Penny Basso
Security and Compliance Manager
Despir
Glenda Womack
Glenda Womack
Director of Client Relations & Business Development
ASD Healthcare
Cheryl Tjon  A Tham
Cheryl Tjon A Tham
Supply Chain Manager
Kiadis Pharma
Ron Devitt
Ron Devitt
Managing Partner
Despir
Dustin Roller
Dustin Roller
VP of Innovation Product Development
ASD Healthcare
Christelle Fransawi
Christelle Fransawi
Technical Member
Lebanese Ministry of Health
Dave Malenfant
Dave Malenfant
Executive Vice President, Industry Liaison and Talent Development and Direc
BSMA (Biotech Supply Management Alliance) and Texas Christian University
Hristo  Petkov
Hristo Petkov
Global Pharmaceutical Lead
Maersk Line A/S
Kathy Phee
Kathy Phee
Director Compliance COE
Johnson & Johnson
Chris Lyons
Chris Lyons
Consultant, Package Engineering, North American Logistics Operations
Eli Lilly & Company
Stephen Kolb
Stephen Kolb
Business Development Manager
Cold Chain Technologies
Viliam Kovac
Viliam Kovac
Head of Global Supply Quality
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Lisa Ray
Lisa Ray
Advisor For Global Clinical Trial Distribution
Eli Lilly and Company
Elaine Merritt
Elaine Merritt
Sr. QA Manager Transportation and Temperature Control
Johnson & Johnson
Chris Anderson
Chris Anderson
Director, Quality Operations
Cardinal Health
Gopal Nadadur
Gopal Nadadur
Manager, Global Vaccine Markets (Cold Chain)
Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
Julie Hurley
Julie Hurley
Industry Director, Enterprise Solutions
Unisys
Heather Bogle
Heather Bogle
Supply Chain Solutions Manager
Almac Group
Leo Vaytsman
Leo Vaytsman
Supply Chain Security Specialist
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Parag Vapiwala
Parag Vapiwala
Global Logistics & Supply Logistics Manager
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Jason Weiss
Jason Weiss
Senior Vice President, Cloud Platform and Applications
SMARTRAC
Dr. Rasha Salama
Dr. Rasha Salama
Public Health Advisor for Public Health Policy & Licensing Sector
Ministry of Health and Prevention - United Arab Emirates

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