The World of Tomorrow: Serving Patients Through Transformational Change
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The World of Tomorrow: Serving Patients Through Transformational Change

How learnings from the global pandemic combined with the introduction of new technology will enable the patient-centric manufacturing of the future Highlighting what the industry should do differently to achieve an ambitious future where all patients can receive lifesaving medicines safely, swiftly, reliably and affordably Exploring how and where products will be made, and how those products will be delivered by adopting system-driven planning and automation capabilities, leveraging the power of data and advanced analytics Describing a patient-centric pipeline the industry needs in order to deliver transformative therapies for all humanity A glimpse of how the world will evolve as…

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Fighting COVID-19 with Innovation – What We Have Achieved, What We Have Learned, and What Comes Next
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Fighting COVID-19 with Innovation – What We Have Achieved, What We Have Learned, and What Comes Next

Offering an overview of how our industry responded to the global pandemic Highlighting how our organization adapted our existing processes and programs to continue to work under extraordinary circumstances Discussing some of the key takeaways and lessons learned from the past year and a half Where do we go from here? How will AstraZeneca and the biopharmaceutical industry at large move forward from here? What are we doing today to pave the way to those objectives? Pam Cheng EVP, President Global Operations & IT AstraZeneca Pam Cheng joined AstraZeneca in 2015 as executive vice president of Global Operations and Information…

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How to Make the Bio-Revolution a Reality: Building Bayer’s Cell & Gene Therapy Platform
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How to Make the Bio-Revolution a Reality: Building Bayer’s Cell & Gene Therapy Platform

How Bayer AG built its Cell & Gene Therapy unit New business model joining best of Biotech and best of Pharma How to build a sustainable pipeline? How to manage complexity and keep focus? What are the “must haves”? what are the learnings on common threats of significant transformations? New ways of working accelerated by COVID-19 pandemic Wolfram Carius EVP, Cell and Gene Therapy Bayer AG Prof. Wolfram Carius is the EVP, Cell and Gene Therapy at Bayer AG and is a member of the Executive Committee for Bayer Pharmaceuticals. He is based in Berlin, Germany. Prior to joining Bayer,…

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The Transformational Potential of the Advanced Manufacturing of Biologics
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The Transformational Potential of the Advanced Manufacturing of Biologics

Describe the potential for advanced manufacturing Review case studies illustrating the potential of advantages advanced manufacturing Provide resources for product developers Peter Marks Director – Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) Peter Marks received his graduate degree in cell and molecular biology and his medical degree at New York University and completed Internal Medicine residency and Hematology/Medical Oncology training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He has worked in academic settings teaching and caring for patients and in industry on drug development. He joined the FDA in 2012 as Deputy Center Director for CBER and became Center Director…

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Panel: Looking Backwards, Looking Forwards —How Did the Last Two Years Change Us?
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Panel: Looking Backwards, Looking Forwards —How Did the Last Two Years Change Us?

How has working through a global pandemic impacted the way we do business? Taking stock of how we changed and why we changed. What are some of the net positives? What are some of the things where we do want to return to how things used to be? Reviewing where our organizations were five years ago and where we planned to be today, how much has COVID-19 changed the trajectory of our journeys? What are some of the lessons learned that we plan to take with us into the future? Is the community of biopharmaceutical manufacturers stronger for this experience?…

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A Changing Biopharmaceutical Landscape: How Operations Must Be Front and Center to Enable Business Success
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A Changing Biopharmaceutical Landscape: How Operations Must Be Front and Center to Enable Business Success

Discussing the changing landscape for our industry, from pricing to innovation How Operations leaders must prepare their organizations to succeed in this environment Offering a framework for balancing the need to execute in the short-term with the imperative to invest in innovation for the future Esteban Santos EVP, Operations Esteban Santos serves as executive vice president, Operations. Esteban is responsible for the Operations organization, which encompasses Manufacturing, Process Development, Quality, Engineering and Global Supply Chain. Prior to this role, Santos was senior vice president, Manufacturing, responsible for operations at Amgen’s commercial manufacturing locations in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Ireland, the…

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Quality 4.0: Where Do I Start?
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Quality 4.0: Where Do I Start?

 Discussing the current Quality 4.0 environment and addressing the most common challenge of how to get started Applying what we’ve learned to help companies begin their quality and compliance digital initiatives by leveraging behavioral and predictive analytics Ensuring quick results and getting the most value out of your investments in Quality 4.0 initiatives Jaime Velez Co-founder Operations & Quality Systems Improvement Experts (OQSIE) For the last 15 years Jaime has supported more than one hundred consulting engagements with Life Science companies delivering significant productivity improvements in supply chain and quality systems. He started his consulting career at McKinsey &…

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Rerouting to Recovery: Navigating the 2021 Economy for Obstacles and Accelerating Past the Risks that were Never There
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Rerouting to Recovery: Navigating the 2021 Economy for Obstacles and Accelerating Past the Risks that were Never There

Revisiting the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. automotive industry and its ecosystem Evaluating how the early days of pandemic crisis management called some risks and missed others Building resistance to the economic slowdown and understanding the impact this will have on costs and prices Approaching the intersection of global economic recovery with systemic industry change Chris Condon Group VP Controlling & Services Volkswagen Chris Condon is the Vice President of Group Controlling and Services at Volkswagen Group of America. As VWGoA is the American National Sales Company for Volkswagen AG, he serves at the Corporate Controller for Volkswagen,…

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Leadership Strategies to Survive and Excel in a Post-COVID World
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Leadership Strategies to Survive and Excel in a Post-COVID World

What are some of the unexpected lessons —good and bad— we have taken away from 2020 and 2021? Discussing examples of innovations created by necessity during the global pandemic that will continue on long into the future Taking this chapter in our working lives as an opportunity to re-evaluate, reconsider, and rethink some of the finance processes and strategies we had in place before COVID-19 How should we adjust our approach to communication, coordination, mentoring, and management in the emerging ‘new normal’ of work? Valdis Lenss Head of Finance, Marketing & Core Services Uber Valdis joined Uber in 2017 and…

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Walking the Ice: How Finance leads Amazon Devices & Services
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Walking the Ice: How Finance leads Amazon Devices & Services

As Amazon Devices & Services scales with additions of new customer offerings while facing supply chain challenges, the role of Finance must keep pace How do we engage with customers to ensure we are innovating on their behalf How are we using technology to improve our tools and processes How we measure financial success when traditional GAAP doesn’t work — Enerino “Rino” Caruccio VP, WW Analytics and Planning, Amazon Devices & Services Amazon Enerino “Rino” Caruccio is currently Vice President Worldwide Analytics for Amazon Devices & Services based in Seattle, WA. His team is responsible for developing, implementing and delivering…

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Mastering Disruption: Achieving Higher Efficiency Through Change
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Mastering Disruption: Achieving Higher Efficiency Through Change

Exploring how finance is evolving and changing Highlighting the significance of digital transformation and common barriers to observe Looking at the changing roles, skills and organizational cultures and how these changes will impact employee engagement and morale Becoming strategic enablers for both the entire organization and future finance talent Chris Suh CVP/CFO Cloud + AI Microsoft Chris Suh is the CVP/CFO Cloud + AI. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing Microsoft’s infrastructure, applications and data businesses which includes Azure, Dynamics and SQL Server. From 2013 to early 2018, Mr. Suh was head of Investor Relations, responsible for Microsoft’s…

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Two Strategic Issues Currently Confronting Walmart’s Supply Chain
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Two Strategic Issues Currently Confronting Walmart’s Supply Chain

Optimizing cost to serve in an Omni Channel World. How do we approach channel decision making to serve our customers and make their lives easier. Understanding cost to serve through different channels and in real time, becomes increasingly more complex as the combination of nodes, delivery methods and inventory assortment scales rapidly across our network The need for automation has escalated as the competition for labor drives pressure on wages. Finance plays a key role in understanding the business case for automation and benefits across different parts of the Supply Chain — William J. (Bill) Mines SVP Finance and Strategy,…

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Change Leadership in the 21st Century
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Change Leadership in the 21st Century

One of the only constants in business is that your company must continually change and adapt to survive. Change Management is not a new concept. However, in the 21st Century, companies need to evolve beyond the age old cliché of Change Management to Change Leadership. To efficiently implement change and capture all of the benefits associated with the change you want to make, employees must want the “change” as much or more than you do. To unlock the power of change in ways that will unleash the maximum potential from your employees, we will look at the difference between making…

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The Resurging Finance Leader: What is it Going to Take?
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The Resurging Finance Leader: What is it Going to Take?

Demonstrating Finance leaders’ role as a resurgent force within their organizations who are best positioned to steer their businesses forward in a data-driven world Discussing key lessons learned during the pandemic, and how to build up your team post-pandemic Showcasing processes that transforms data collection from a chore to an asset Illustrating how investment in both technology and educating people to best use that technology go hand in hand during digital transformation Offering steps to co-create the future of your business while delivering agile, scenario-based budgeting and forecasting process to inform decision-making and align finance with sales, operational, and strategic…

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