12th Annual Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Summit - Canada

24 - 27 February, 2014

Hyatt Regency Montreal, Montreal, Quebec

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Temperature Control Logistics and Quality Practices for your Commercial and Clinical Supply Chains

We are excited to announce the 12th Annual Cold Chain & Temperature Management Summit – Canada is moving to Montreal.

Why the Move to Montreal?

  • Access to new supply chain stakeholders in world-class companies operating in pharmaceuticals, health technologies, biotechnology and contract manufacturing/research
  • Opportunity to visit warehouse and distribution facilities in one of Canada’s biggest logistics hub
  • Expanded program focus to cover clinical supply and biological samples targeted at the R&D and CRO Montreal market

Montreal is:

  • A highly competitive business environment offering life science companies two to five times lower taxes than any other major metro area in the western world
  • An increasing metropolis for venture capital investment in Life Sciences, with over $1.6billion invested 2001 – 2011, the highest in Canada
  • Easy access to global markets: 2 international airports and one of the world’s busiest ports, connected by 2 national railways to Toronto, Detroit, New York and Chicago with daily services

What’s New for 2014?

  • Global GDP Compliance: Regulator, Industry and Supporting Agencies Perspectives
  • Domestic & Global Logistics Case Studies
  • Re-Usable, “Green”, Eco-Friendly & Cost Effective Packaging
  • Supply Chain Integrity
  • CRT & Ambient Products
  • Stability Management & Supply Chain Data
  • Quality Distribution & Risk Management
  • Supply Chain Security & Tracking
  • Auditing Wholesalers
  • Last Mile Strategies to Maintain Temperature to Customers – Including Perspective from the Pharmacy Groups
  • Clinical Case Studies
  • Biologics
  • International Shipping and Customs
  • Transport Canada Security Update 2013 Summit Highlights:
  • Network and Share Best Practices with 250+ Industry Colleagues and Supply Chain Stakeholders
  • Meet 30+ Exhibitors Offering the Latest Solutions Available in Canada for Distribution of Quality Control Life Science Products
  • Learn from Cost-Effective Case Studies and Solutions for a Quality Distribution & Management of Temperature Controlled Medicines in Canada
  • Develop Supply Chain Partnerships, Relationships and Effective Communication Throughout your Global Supply Network

What people have been saying about this event

An eye opener on several topics. I enjoyed both days and would recommend such an event to other colleagues. Also, networking was great- PM of Quality Assurance Compliance, Abbott Laboratories
An outstanding compilation of speakers and topics, helping our industry to stay on the cutting edge of technology and regulations- Manager of Global Distribution, Biomereux
Very informative. Enjoyed having time to meet with vendors- Packaging Engineer, Abbott Vascular
Glad I came, very beneficial- Manager, Supply Chain, Novartis Animal Health
IQPC put together another great event- Supply Chain Temperature Control Leader, Johnson & Johnson
Very good speakers and subject matter and was filled with information rather than basic concepts- Logistics Project Manager, Bilcare Inc.
Very knowledgeable speakers.Very relevant for distribution- Director, Distribution Operations, Pfizer
Good presentations with emphasis on real-life issues and work trends- Quality Advisor, Janssen Pharmaceuticals NV
One of the best conferences I have attended- QA Associate Director, Johnson & Johnson
Excellent presentations on Supply Chain involving 3rd party transportation carriers.- Materials Supervisor, Bristol Myers Squibb
Well prepared and communicated info on all topics discussed- Warehouse Supervisor, Bristol Myers Squibb
Very informative and technical data presented- Air Export Agent, Atlas International
Comprehensive information, well organized and great interaction- Senior Account Manager, Thermosafe

Featured Speakers

 Rafik H. H. Bishara PhD
Rafik H. H. Bishara PhD
Technical Advisor and Leader PCCIG USA Branch
 Jim Bacon
Jim Bacon
Senior Director, Global Demand Planning & Customer Operations
 Belén Escribano Romero
Belén Escribano Romero
Head of Department, Pharmaceutical
Spanish Agency of Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS)
 Marie Laird
Marie Laird
Logistics Manager
 Eric Malouin
Eric Malouin
Manager, International Customs & Traffic
Abbott Canada
Louis Sanson
Intelligence Officer, Intelligence Division
Canada Border Services Agency
 John Targett
John Targett
Director, Purchasing & Distribution
uniPHARM Wholesale Drugs