Temperature Control Logistics, Quality,
Packaging & Security Practices
for your Commercial and Clinical Supply Chains
Welcome back to your premier source for the most relevant updates within the cold chain and temperature management logistics industry! In our 16th iteration, we will be providing the latest information on Health Canada Guide 0069 & international GDP requirements, risk mitigation techniques, innovations in cold chain packaging, the impact of digitization & more, in order to ensure you are on track to hit all of your 2018 goals while keeping pace with industry trends.
Join us again in Toronto to network with industry peers, benchmark your processes against leaders in the space, and bring back innovative ideas to implement within your teams immediately. We will be covering key concerns from regulatory, logistics, quality, packaging, security, & overall supply chain management, and hitting on all challenges unique to the Canadian market while still maintaining a global focus.
hours of content
Topics we’ll cover during the conference include:
Understand Canada’s Pain Points
Canada is unique! At Cold Chain Canada, we will address the challenges specific to this region including the disparate temperatures, vast terrain, longer shipping times, and greater difficulty in the last mile. Learn from the best to tackle this growing market!
Review Trends in Clinical Trial Logistics
Grow your clinical supply operations through implementing new technology to further secure your sensitive samples while in transit and further optimize cost for these smaller clinical shipments. Improving clinical supply logistics will have a direct impact on the speed and quality of clinical trials.
Conserve Costs while Reducing Risk
Understand the constant balancing act of decreasing costs, while mitigating risk and remaining compliant. What corners are you able to cut and what areas are worth the larger investment?
Strengthen your Supply Chain Integrity
Assess your risks during each mode of transportation through effective lane qualifications. Test your lanes early and often, and consider each temperature area differently when choosing the best shipping mode.
Move Towards Sustainable Packaging
Reduce your carbon footprint by choosing packaging that is sustainable, affordable, and operationally efficient. Ensure ease of pack-outs and through doing more with less, and take advantage of innovative materials in the market now.
Decrease Product Loss
Secure your supply's quality through stringent stability budgets. Utilize data analytics to define the amount of TOS allowed for each product without significant risks to quality. Effectively communicate the limits for shipping outside of label claims with supply chain partners.
Collaborate with Peers
At the Cold Chain Canada Summit, the best and brightest will come together to share ideas and challenges during these 4 exciting days. Work together with all levels of the supply chain to identify areas of improvement and implement solutions immediately.
Use this summit as a springboard to come up with the innovative ideas that will shape the future of the industry. Work with your peers to incorporate each other’s experience into your plans to ensure that we are improving upon what worked and moving away from what did not.
Past Speakers Include:
Senior Quality Systems Manager
Fresenius Medical Care NA
Associate Director, Logistics
Senior Manager Distribution Global Operations
Senior Executive Global Quality Compliance Canada
Executive Director, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Management, Safety & Health and Environment
Cold Chain & Vaccine Management Specialist
Associate Director, Quality & Compliance
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc
Director Regulatory Affairs And Corporate Gmp Officer At Mckesson Canada
Global Product Manager
World Health Organization (WHO)
North American Logistics Operations
Eli Lilly & Company
Logistic & Operational Excellence Manager
Novartis Pharma Canada, Inc.
Director, Investigational Drug Services and Distribution Committee Expert M
Florida Hospital System, U.S Pharmacopeia
Affiliate Quality Leader
Senior Program Analyst, Office of Research & Development
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center
Operations Mng - External Manufacturing Latin America Head
Vice President of Technical
International Safe Transit Association
Specialist, Clinical Supply Management
Senior Specialist, Quality, Vaccine and Biological Stability
Senior Consultant, Supply Chain
Global Vice President
Senior Director, International Supply Chain Operations
Team Lead for Research & Development
Quality Assurance Manager Canada
World Courier, an AmerisourceBergen company
Director, Planning & Logistics
Senior Technical Leader
Quality and Compliance Director
Business Development Manager – Central
Associate Director Quality Assurance
Former Associate Director, Supply Chain
Novo Nordisk Canada
Sr. Supply Chain Analyst
Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Country Head of Procurement
Past Attendees Are Saying…
"The return on our investment in time and money for the shows like this one, proves to us why we have continued to participate. These smaller more intimate venues have resulted in leads with substance and higher future business potential."
"An eye opener on several topics. I enjoyed both days and would recommend such an event to other colleagues. Also, networking was great"
"An outstanding compilation of speakers and topics, helping our industry to stay on the cutting edge of technology and regulations"
"Very informative. Enjoyed having time to meet with vendors"
"Excellent presentations on Supply Chain involving 3rd party transportation carriers."