February 26 - March 01, 2018
Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites, Toronto, ON

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Global Forum Canada 2018 Introductory Flyer

We're still putting out full agenda together, but if you're interested in getting a sneak peek of the speakers and sessions we already have confirmed, check out our preliminary... Read More

Exclusive Content

Optimizing Canada's Cold Chain in the Face of Its Vast Territories & Extreme Temperatures

The vast Canadian landscape presents numerous challenges including distance, mountain winter conditions, long hauls and ferry trips. Couple this with the sophistication of a reefer trailer today, maintaining various temperatures, the need for location tracking, security, geo-fencing, and more, etc. For this reason, Cold Chain IQ asked several... Read More

Experts Weigh in on Supply Chain & Temperature Assurance Packaging

In this exclusive speaker package hear from Rebecca Gentile, Senior Specialist, Quality, Vaccine and Biological Stability at Merck. Discussing Merck’s Supply Chain & Improving Temperature Excursions Interview. Also Geoffrey Glauser, Senior Consultant Supply Chain, HHS/ASPR/BARDA, who speaks to us about Temperature Assurance Packaging (TAP)... Read More

2017 Canadian Pharma Cold Chain Report

We’ve reached out to our extensive worldwide network of supply chain leaders to find out the major trends in the Canadian temperature controlled supply chain market and how the industry is reacting. Now we’re sharing it with you in this exclusive... Read More

Fast Track Your Attendance

Convince Your Boss Letter

Present your approving manager with this customizable letter detailing the reasons why you should attend the upcoming Summit and you'll be sure to receive approval to join... Read More

Fast Track Packet

Here is everything you need to know wrapped into one complete... Read More

Current Attendee List

The following pages list the experts and industry leaders who have already signed on – they know that this event is the forum to share stories and learn new tips for all aspects of the logistical supply chain. Will we be adding your name to the... Read More

2017 Calendar of Events

2017 calendar of events in Life Sciences, Cold Chain, Personal Care, Healthcare.... Read More

Sponsorship Information

Sponsorship Prospectus

Download the sponsorship prospectus to get a detailed audience breakdown, see their main challenge areas, testimonials, current opportunities and... Read More


2016 Canadian Cold Chain Attendee Report

We surveyed 250+ cold chain professionals to find out their major pain points. Take a look at this report to gain an in-depth overview of who our attendees are, their major challenges, maturity level, company revenue, and much... Read More


Pharmaceutical Transportation How to Increase Air Cargo's Market Share

Although the global pharma industry is booming, the air cargo share of global pharma product transport has declined.This infographic, courtesy of IATA,details this problem, its consequences and then provides a... Read More

Cold Chain in Canada: Future Plans

We surveyed senior supply chain and life sciences executives in Canada to uncover their Budgets, Timelines and Purchasing Forecasts. The infographic includes the top 9 solutions that these senior executives are looking to invest in, such as air freight, data loggers and... Read More


Design and Implement a Shipping Lane Qualification for High-Value Pharma Products

Alan J. Davis, Chief Operating Officer, K.L. Harring Transportation, LLC, covers a hefty agenda for shipping lane qualifications in this presentation 1.) Analyze product requirements 2.) Define best practices and tools for implementation 3.) Conduct a security risk assessment and mitigation process 4.) Define security enhancement 5.) Off-the-shelf... Read More

European GMP/GDP Updates and the Real Word

Ian Holloway Senior GMDP Inspector, MHRA, UK, discusses Recent and future updates to EU GMP and GDPs, New Annex 16 – sample shipments, test and release, and risk assessment and mitigation for... Read More

Clinical Trial Case Study Non-Product Specific Qualification of Shipping Containers

Lisa Ray, Advisor of Distribution Center of Excellence & Austin Walker, Director of Quality Assurance, discuss Multi-Season Shipping Container Qualification Overview, and benefits, ambient test profiles, temperature profile considerations, clinical trial material movements, shipper recycle process, next steps and... Read More

Compliance with Guide-0069 Throughout a Complex Distribution Model

Rania Al-Ammar, Regional Director, Commercial Quality Hospira, a Pfizer company, discusses journey towards applying evolving Canadian requirements for temperature control of drugs during transportation, complex & diversified stakeholders network, inbound and outbound shipments, continuous improvements initiatives, and lessons learned during... Read More


Stability Data Sharing in Canada’s Cold Chains

Ahead of the 15th Annual Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Summit we explore the state of affairs in the general industry as well as specifically to Canada in regards to stability data use in the cold... Read More

The Rise of the Reusable and Sustainable Packaging in Canada

In order to delve deeper into whether reusable packaging is the right choice for the Canadian market, Pharma Logistics IQ gathered insights from a selection of experts due to feature in the 15th Cold Chain Canada... Read More