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THE CONFERENCE BOARD
About the Virtual Event
A significant global business impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is a renewed focus on supply chain visibility from all levels of organizations, governments, and consumers. Now more than ever, people are seeing why it is essential for businesses to deliver transparent, detailed information that is relied upon for inventory management, traceability, data insights, and more.
Join us to learn from leading experts in food and healthcare supply chains who will share best-in-class traceability and transparency practices—including innovations and advancements—as well as process barriers such as increased global complexity, regulatory scrutiny, and IT demands. Walk away with a clearer picture of how your organization is doing, as well as actionable next steps for enhancing your end-to-end supply chain visibility.
Benefits of Attending
- Examine how companies are operating and adhering to traceability during the pandemic.
- Discover current disruptions in supply chain and the importance of standardization.
- Better understand how blockchain can enhance traceability.
- Find out how to ensure that products are untampered and safe to use.
- Hear about the latest food safety concerns for consumers and how companies are responding.
- Explore current distribution practices to get products to customers efficiently and safely.
- Learn about strategies for the future and what’s next in supply chain visibility.
- Siobhan O'Bara, Senior Vice President of Community Engagement, GS1 US
- Angela Fernandez, Vice President of Industry Initiatives, GS1 US
- Jane Pleasants, Vice President - Supply Chain, Duke University and Health System
- Pamela Bryant, SVP, Supply Chain Management, Parkland Hospital
- Bjoern Rosner, Global Serialization Program Lead, Biogen
- Gregg Gorniak, US Serialisation Market Lead, Supply Chain & Strategy, Global Manufacturing & Supply, GSK
- Sanjay Setty, Vice President, Procurement & Supply Chain, Freshly
- Carrie Russo, Supply Quality Manager, J&J Snack Foods
- Bill Lachowsky, HACCP Development Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Food Safety, Education and Training Consultant, William M. Lachowsky Consultant
- Erich R. Heneke, Director - Business Integrity & Continuity, Supply Chain Management, Mayo Clinic
- Donna F Schaffner, Associate Director: Food Safety, Quality Assurance & Training, Rutgers University- Food Innovation Center
- Dr. Uwe G. Schulte, Leader, Global Sustainability Centre and Program Director, The Conference Board
Who Should Attend
This event is designed especially for food and healthcare professionals involved in the following functions:
• Supply Chain
• Food Safety
• Product Safety and Security
• Product Stewardship
• Risk Management
• Delivery Management
Register for this Complimentary Virtual Event
Register now to join us for the live virtual event and to receive a link to watch later on-demand.
SVP, Supply Chain Management
Vice President, Community Engagement
US Serialisation Market Lead
Director - Business Integrity & Continuity, Supply Chain Management
HACCP Development Analyst and Food Safety, Education and Training Consultant
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food
Senior Vice President of Community Engagement
Vice President - Supply Chain
Duke University and Health System
Global Serialization Program Lead
Supply Quality Manager
J&J Snack Foods Corp.
Associate Director: Food Safety, Quality Assurance & Training
Leader, Global Sustainability Centre and Program Director
The Conference Board
Vice President, Procurement & Supply Chain
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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
11:00 am – 11:15 am
Siobhan O’Bara, Senior Vice President of Community Engagement, GS1 US
Dr. Uwe G. Schulte, Leader, Global Sustainability Centre and Program Director, The Conference Board
Part 1: Healthcare Industry
11:15 am – 11:45 am
Next Steps Towards Supply Chain Visibility
How have today's pharma serialization systems help supply chain visibility? How do you leverage them to increase visibility further? This session will discuss industry developments and the impact on your supply chain visibility opportunities. Hear how Biogen’s supply chain visibility opportunities may be further shaped in the longer term by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bjoern Rosner, Global Serialization Program Lead, Biogen
11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Best Practices: Explore lessons learned in healthcare from COVID-19
Due to COVID-19, there are many early lessons, protocols, and best practices that healthcare professionals have quickly implemented. Join this interactive discussion to hear how companies are adjusting and moving forward during this pandemic.
Moderator: Siobhan O’Bara, Senior Vice President of Community Engagement, GS1 US
Jane Pleasants, Vice President - Supply Chain, Duke University and Health System
Pamela Bryant, SVP, Supply Chain Management, Parkland Hospital
Erich R. Heneke, Director - Business Integrity & Continuity, Supply Chain Management Mayo Clinic
12:15 pm – 12:30 pm Break
12:30 - 1:00 pm
Visibility: Bridging Regulatory Requirements, Business Priorities and Transparency Needs
- What is the foundation of seamless operations for supply chain, logistics, and product safety in the CPG, Foodservice, Grocery and Healthcare sectors?
- How does a unique identifier, like a barcode, create a framework for visibility from source to consumer?
- Why is industry collaboration critical to meeting regulatory requirements, streamlining business processes and providing trusted data for customers?
Siobhan O'Bara, Senior Vice President of Community Engagement, GS1 US
Angela Fernandez, Vice President of Industry Initiatives, GS1 US
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Technology and Tools to Support Serialization Implementation and Aggregation
- Reflecting on serialization implementation and sharing some of the challenges, solutions and lessons learned
- Successful application of blockchain technology to support implementation
- Working towards aggregation in products at unit, bundle, case and pallet level
Gregg Gorniak, US Serialisation Market Lead, GSK
1:30 pm – 1:45 pm Break
Part 2: Food Industry
1:45 - 2:15 pm
End- to- End Food Supply Chain Visibility
The food industry requires a greater amount of raw material to keep up with the demand of the population, and it is imperative that companies closely monitor the quality and safety in their food supply chains. This discussion will explore:
- Current disruptions in the supply chain and understand the importance of standardization
- Sustainability in the food supply chain
Moderator: Angela Fernandez, Vice President of Industry Initiatives, GS1 US
Sanjay Setty, Vice President, Procurement & Supply Chain, Freshly
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Food Safety Supply Chain
For Food Processors, Suppliers and Co-packers can be your weakest link, with food safety issues impacting your brand, shaking customer and consumer confidence in your products. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) rules for enhanced record-keeping with more responsibility for supply-chain documentation falling on the U.S. Food Processor makes coordination of food safety practices up and down the supply chain an absolute “must”. Given the recent COVID-19 pandemic’s disruptions of the entire world-wide supply chain of food and food ingredients, effective partnerships all along the supply chain are imperative for ensuring Food Safety for our consumers. This panel discussion delves into potential controls and solutions to some of the more common challenges around Supply Chain short-falls and problems. The following topics that will be covered in depth include:
- Identification of serious potential food safety problems coming from Suppliers & Co-packers
- Elucidation of potential controls for common operational challenges due to food safety issues coming from your supply chain
- Suggestions for Best Practice solutions for creating effective partnerships with your supply chain & co-packers