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September 24-27, 2018
Pennsylvania Convention Center

2018 Speaker Faculty

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Advisory Board


Dan Mirica
Dan Mirica
Former Head of Logistics
Lonza Biologics
Geoffrey Glauser
Geoffrey Glauser
Senior Consultant Supply Chain
HHS/ASPR/BARDA
Yoram Eshel
Yoram Eshel
Former Senior Director of Global Transportation & Logistics
Teva
Carolyn Williamson
Carolyn Williamson
Principal Packaging Engineer
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Rafik Bishara , Ph.D.
Rafik Bishara , Ph.D.
Technical Advisor & Former Director QKMTS
Eli Lilly & Company
Dr. Bernard McGarvey
Dr. Bernard McGarvey
Former Engineering Fellow
Eli Lilly & Company
Luiz Barberini
Luiz Barberini
Operations Manager, External Manufacturing Organization Latin America
Bayer
Rey Chern
Rey Chern
Engineering Director, Drug Product Technology
Amgen
Tonino Antonetti
Tonino Antonetti
Executive Director, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Management, Safety & Health
Roche Diagnostics
Lisa Winstead
Lisa Winstead
Director - End to End Quality Lead
Merck & Co., Inc.
Scott Dyvig
Scott Dyvig
Director, Technology & Innovation
Lifefoam/Newell Brands
Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo
Senior Vice President, International Operations
Cold Chain Technologies
Ron Haub
Ron Haub
Commercial Director
Sonoco Thermosafe
Ken Lukes
Ken Lukes
Business Development- Life Science Division,
Inmark Inc.
Courtney Becker-James
Courtney Becker-James
Strategic Marketing Director
ELPRO
Talitha Hampton
Talitha Hampton
Lead, Supply Chain Packaging and Product Security
AstraZeneca
Chris Brown
Chris Brown
Senior Manager, Healthcare Strategy
UPS
Seth Dunn
Seth Dunn
Head of Global Value Analysis & Optimization
Sanofi
Andrew Heholt
Andrew Heholt
VP Sales
va-Q-tec

2018 Thought Leaders


David Merritt
David Merritt
Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Strategy & Adviser to three Presidential Campaigns, Political Policy and Communication Strategist
America’s Health Insurance Plans
Jack Shaw
Jack Shaw
Executive Director of the American Blockchain Council
Technology Futurist
Billy Tauzin
Billy Tauzin
Former CEO & Former Louisiana Congressman
Former Louisiana Congressman
Bill Mahorney
Bill Mahorney
Chief, Enforcement Division
FMCSA, Department of Transportation
Rod Patch
Rod Patch
Senior Director, TCS, Center of Excellence
Johnson & Johnson
Lisa Baker
Lisa Baker
Director, Supply Chain
Amgen
Bryan Cardis
Bryan Cardis
Distribution Platform Steward
Eli Lilly & Company
Luiz Barberini
Luiz Barberini
Operations Manager, External Manufacturing Organization Latin America
Bayer Consumer Health
Sid Chakravarthy
Sid Chakravarthy
Founder
Statwig
Rafik Bishara Ph.D.
Rafik Bishara Ph.D.
Technical Advisor & Former Director QKMTS
Eli Lilly & Company
Rey Chern
Rey Chern
Engineering Director, Drug Product Technology
Amgen
Tom Bonkenburg
Tom Bonkenburg
Director, European Operations
St. Onge Company
Robert Celeste
Robert Celeste
Founder
Center for Supply Chain Studies
Michael Broughton
Michael Broughton
Director, Global Logistics
Eli Lilly & Company
Suzette Diaz
Suzette Diaz
Director, Insulin Access & Affordability
Lilly Diabetes
Jennifer Antonetti
Jennifer Antonetti
Sr. Supervisor Global Distribution Packaging & Shipping Qualification
Biogen
Aimee Buesgen
Aimee Buesgen
Research Scientist, TS/MS Statistics
Eli Lilly & Company
Meg Duskin
Meg Duskin
Product Manager, Advanced Therapeutics,
Thermo Fisher
Tonino Antonetti
Tonino Antonetti
Executive Director, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Management
Roche Diagnostics
Frank Butch
Frank Butch
Director of Engineering
Sonoco Thermosafe
Dana Dallas
Dana Dallas
Cold Chain Vaccine Program Manager
Defense Logistics
Ahmed ElSheemy
Ahmed ElSheemy
Head of Quality Assurance Middle East & Turkey
Merck Serono Middle East (a subsidiary of Merck KGaA Germany)
Talitha Hampton
Talitha Hampton
Lead, Supply Chain Packaging and Product Security
AstraZeneca
Dan Mirica
Dan Mirica
Former Head of Logistics
Lonza Biologics
Michael English
Michael English
Associate Director
Merck & Co., Inc.
Shubhra Kochar
Shubhra Kochar
Packaging Engineer, Global Packaging Development
Genentech
Arminda Montero
Arminda Montero
Program Manager, Global Supply Chain QA
Abbvie
Angela Fernandez
Angela Fernandez
Vice President, Retail Grocery & Foodservice
GS1
Stephen Kolb
Stephen Kolb
Business Development Manager
Cold Chain Technologies
Ayman Omar
Ayman Omar
Associate Professor, Kogod School of Business
American University
Brian Files
Brian Files
Former Director of Regulatory Compliance & Policy
CVS Health
Ravi Kumar
Ravi Kumar
Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder
Statwig
Kevin Otto
Kevin Otto
Senior Director, Foodservice
GS1
Karen Giraudo
Karen Giraudo
Global Product & Cost Account Lead
Pacira Pharmaceuticals
Victor Lobo
Victor Lobo
General Manager
BRL Vacinas
Ajay Pazhayattil
Ajay Pazhayattil
Former Associate Director, TOPV
Apotex Inc.
Geoffrey Glauser
Geoffrey Glauser
Senior Consultant Supply Chain
HHS/ASPR/BARDA
James Lucie
James Lucie
Associate Director Supply Chain
AMAG Pharmaceuticals
Jason Sawicki
Jason Sawicki
Principal, US Commercial Distribution
Genentech
Bruce Guenter
Bruce Guenter
Director Logistics and Distribution
Radius Health
Dave Malenfant
Dave Malenfant
Director, Center for Supply Chain Innovation
Texas Christian University
Thomas Scalone
Thomas Scalone
Director, North American Logistics Operations
Celgene
Krista Hamilton
Krista Hamilton
Head Advisor
Aralez Pharmaceuticals
Bill McGillian
Bill McGillian
Associate Director, Logistics
Merck
Colleen C. Sheldon
Colleen C. Sheldon
Key Account Manager- East
ELPRO
Steve Stapleton
Steve Stapleton
President Lilly Cares Foundation & Director, Patient Assistance Programs
Lilly USA
Stefan Braun
Stefan Braun
Managing Director
SmartCAE
Tom Heavrin
Tom Heavrin
Healthcare Compliance (QA) Manager
UPS Temperature True
Sameer Upadhyaya
Sameer Upadhyaya
Head of Technology, Global Packaging Development,
Genentech
Craig Vermeyen
Craig Vermeyen
Senior Manager, Packaging Engineer
Kite Pharma
Alan Kennedy
Alan Kennedy
Founder & Executive Director
PHARMA TEAM-UP
Jeroen Van Loo
Jeroen Van Loo
Key Account Manager- West
ELPRO
Carolyn Williamson
Carolyn Williamson
Principal Packaging Engineer
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Iftekhar Ahmed
Iftekhar Ahmed
Engineering R&D Team Lead
Sonoco Thermosafe
Ben VanderPlas
Ben VanderPlas
Global Product Manager
Sonoco ThermoSafe
Professor Joan Oliva Vilana
Professor Joan Oliva Vilana
Manager of Pre-Clinical Research
Emmaus Medical
Bill Flaherty
Bill Flaherty
Engineering Team Lead
Sonoco Thermosafe
Scott Cornwell
Scott Cornwell
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Dispensary of Hope
Ada Palmadottir
Ada Palmadottir
MBA, MPharm, Business Development Director
Controlant
Brett Finkelstein
Brett Finkelstein
VP Sales, Americas
Controlant
Wayne Chester
Wayne Chester
CEO
Sendum Wireless Corporation
Christopher Oles
Christopher Oles
Canadian Pharma Sales Director
Cryopak
Chris Day
Chris Day
Director of Business Development, Leasing Services
Sonoco ThermoSafe
Risako Yamada
Risako Yamada
PCM Business Promotion Team
Kaneka Corporation