Main Conference Day Two

8:15 AM - 8:45 AM RISE & SHINE BRIEFING: Medical Cannabis’s Impact to the Canadian Pharmaceutical Market: Hear Recent Regulatory Updates and Review the Complexities of Cannabis Distribution

Jonathan Zaid, Founder & Executive Director, Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana


Jonathan Zaid

Founder & Executive Director
Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM Adapting a Unique Supply Chain Model: Examine the Canadian Blood Service Distinctive Distribution Network

Rick Prinzen, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Canadian Blood Services


Rick Prinzen

Chief Supply Chain Officer
Canadian Blood Services

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM An Intelligent, Proactive Supply Chain: Making Transformational Business Intelligence a Reality

Luciano Miranda, Director, RTG Supply Chain Optimization, Medtronic


Luciano Miranda

Director, RTG Supply Chain Optimization

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM CASE STUDY- Flu Vaccine in Canada: Collaboration of Distribution Partners with Healthcare Providers to Increase Uptake and Decrease Healthcare Costs

Terri Hay, Vice President, Industry & Member Relations, CAPDM


Terri Hay

Vice President, Industry & Member Relations

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM SOLUTION PROVIDER SHOWDOWN: Temperature Controlled Packaging Providers

Hear from the top packaging solutions in the industry on what makes their product the best for you. Submit questions ahead of time to make sure all your pressing concerns get addressed. Get ready to put them to the test!

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM EXCLUSIVE UPDATE CASE STUDY- Where is Eli Lilly Now with their Global Air to Ocean Project?

Andrea Guisbert-Williams, North American Logistics Operations, Eli Lilly & Company


Andrea Guisbert-Williams

North American Logistics Operations
Eli Lilly & Company

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION GROUPS: Choose the best topic for your role and interests to a part of this interactive session of benchmarking and idea sharing.

Shamilla Gounder, Associate Director, Quality & Compliance, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc Michael Scott, Director, Logistics Services, University of Toronto Medicine
IDG 1: Streamlining Quality Management Systems
IDG 2: Dealing with Temperature Deviations in the Warehouse
IDG 3: Shipping Outside of Label Claims
IDG 4: Imparting Temperature Control Knowledge from Manufacturers to Downstream Partners


Shamilla Gounder

Associate Director, Quality & Compliance
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc

Michael Scott

Director, Logistics Services
University of Toronto Medicine

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM Interactive Discussion Group Panel- The Growing Trend Towards Outsourcing & Globalization within the Canadian Pharmaceutical Market

Yatika Kohli, Vice President Regulatory Affairs and Project Office, Medicago


Yatika Kohli

Vice President Regulatory Affairs and Project Office

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM Attaining the Unreachable: Distributing Medicines to Remote Canadian Regions through Advanced Planning & Interdepartmental Collaboration