Pre-Conference Workshop & Site Tour Day

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM WORKSHOP A: Marrying the Right Package to the Right Product: How to Optimize Packaging Decision-Making for Products from CRT to Frozen

10:00 AM - 1:30 PM Site Tour A: Canadian Blood Services Brampton Facility

Scott Gardner, Director for Supply Chain, SCO, Canadian Blood Services
10:45am- Tour begins:
· Logistics Department: Tour the clinic kitting, warehousing & transportation
· Production Lab: View where the blood product comes in and how it is processed
· Distribution Lab: Product distribution to the hospitals
· Testing Lab: Verifying Quality of blood product
12:30pm- Tour Recap Meeting & Lunch

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Scott Gardner

Director for Supply Chain, SCO
Canadian Blood Services

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM WORKSHOP B: UNICEF Interactive Challenge: Mitigating the Logistical Challenges of Using Emerging Drone Technology to Reach Under-served Patients in Remote Regions

Simon Chorley, Acting Deputy Director, International Programs, UNICEF Canada

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Simon Chorley

Acting Deputy Director, International Programs
UNICEF Canada

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Site Tour B: IBM Canada Lab- 8200 Warden Facility

Steve Astorino, VP of Development, Private Cloud Platform and z Analytics, IBM Canada

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Steve Astorino

VP of Development, Private Cloud Platform and z Analytics
IBM Canada

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM WORKSHOP C: Redefining Quality Agreements & SOP Writing to Remain Inspection Ready at All Times

Rick Calabrese, Global Director of Corporate Quality Systems, Sartorius Stedim North America Inc

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Rick Calabrese

Global Director of Corporate Quality Systems
Sartorius Stedim North America Inc

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM WORKSHOP D: Traceability Bootcamp- Diving into the Global Complexities of Serialization Compliance and How to Incorporate Advanced Product Tracking into your Operations