Culture of Quality Excellence Driving Competitive Advantage for Operations
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Culture of Quality Excellence Driving Competitive Advantage for Operations

Why a Culture of Quality Excellence is foundational to achieving manufacturing excellence and leads to competitive advantage for operations. Driving a culture that recognizes the Value of Quality Excellence. How to establish a Culture of Quality Excellence by focusing not only on processes and digital infrastructure but also focusing on Real-world examples of how Quality excellence is translated into manufacturing excellence, including  Vendor Management, Investigational Excellence and End to End QMS. Using Quality data in a proactive and predictive manner in order to deliver value and achieve manufacturing excellence. — RJ Doornbos VP, Global Quality Systems Bristol Myers Squibb As the Head of Global…

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Industrialization of CAR-T Therapies – Autologous vs Allogeneic: Common and Uncommon Hurdles
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Industrialization of CAR-T Therapies – Autologous vs Allogeneic: Common and Uncommon Hurdles

Industry evolution at a glance Donor Variability, the greatest source of variability for cell therapies. Thoughts on characterizing and accommodating this variability Process considerations for Autologous CAR and the importance of a good data ecosystem to provide insight and understanding to this highly complex therapeutic modality Brief introduction to Kyverna — Karen Walker Chief Technology Officer Kyverna Therapeutics Karen Walker, Chief Technology Officer, Kyverna Therapeutics.  Karen brings >30 years’ experience in the biotech industry, holding positions in Technical Development, Regulatory Affairs and Quality. She has worked in a number of companies including Roche/Genentech, Seattle Genetics, Novartis, Amgen, Bayer, and several…

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The Quality Equation
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The Quality Equation

Do you want to ensure that you never have a surprise regulatory inspection outcome? The equation incorporates all you need to assess the status of your site and is even better for companies with networks of sites Data integrity, quality culture, process capability, management commitment and Quality Management Systems are all assessed to produce actionable data whether you are overseeing a CMO or operate your own network of sites — Brandon Varnau Head, Industrial Affairs Specialty Care Global Business Unit Quality Operations Sanofi Brandon Varnau is Head of Industrial Affairs Specialty Care Global Business Unit Quality Operations for Sanofi. He…

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Lyell’s Manufacturing Journey – Building Capacity and Capabilities to Support Multiple Cell Therapy Programs
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Lyell’s Manufacturing Journey – Building Capacity and Capabilities to Support Multiple Cell Therapy Programs

Overview of Lyell science, technologies and platforms Developing a manufacturing strategy to control supply, enable scale and deliver multiple modalities Establishing electronic systems and digital ways of working from the start Building Lean principles and execution discipline into the organization early Delivering on the vision and strategy including lessons learned — Stephen Hill Chief Operating Officer Lyell Immunopharma Stephen Hill has served as our Chief Operating Officer since October 2021. He joined Lyell in June 2019 as our Chief Technical Operations Officer. From June 2018 to June 2019, he was Senior Vice-President, Head of Global Biologics Operations and from March…

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Acceleration of Clinical Timelines Using Azzur Cleanrooms on Demand™, a Novel Approach to Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
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Acceleration of Clinical Timelines Using Azzur Cleanrooms on Demand™, a Novel Approach to Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

Current industry challenges and opportunities related to biopharma manufacturing Internal manufacturing capability establishment challenges for biopharma Challenges related to outsourcing of technology and process throughout product lifecycle The Azzur Cleanrooms on Demand™ model Case Studies — Ravi Samavedam Chief Innovation Officer Azzur Group Ravi Samavedam is a Biochemical Engineer with more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Ravi joined Azzur in 2012, and prior to his appointment as CINO of Azzur Group, Ravi was the President and COO of Azzur Cleanrooms on Demand™ and previously served as  General Manager of the Boston-area consulting practice.  Prior…

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Sustainability for Process Development to Manufacturing: How Can We Leverage Digital Technology to Capture Quality and Productivity Efficiencies?
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Sustainability for Process Development to Manufacturing: How Can We Leverage Digital Technology to Capture Quality and Productivity Efficiencies?

The Control Tower: Providing visibility with actionable insights into the health of your manufacturing Yield Improvement: Process understanding and advanced modeling for significant ROI Digital twin: simulation and improved productivity by employing Smart Scheduling Successful industry 4.0 pharma use cases How to effectively build programs to deploy and maintain technology to continuously improve and capture value — Rick Johnston Sr. Director Applied Materials Rick is a senior technical leader within Applied Materials’ pharmaceutical business unit. He has more than 15 years of experience in building software that solves big data, machine learning, scheduling, forecasting and advanced analytics problems in pharma….

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The CFO Role in the ESG Evolution

Sharing foundational CFO leadership principles essential to leading in times of transformation Demonstrating how ESG performance is a competitive advantage for Honeywell Discussing the Finance leaders’ role in this evolution in terms of delivering on ESG, complying with ESG, and communicating the organization’s ESG story Offering best practices to reinforce how the Finance team drives performance in ESG and other transformative areas — Greg Lewis Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Honeywell, International Since joining Honeywell in 2006, Greg has held a series of finance leadership roles. Most recently, he was Vice President of Corporate Finance, where he…

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Fireside Chat: The Future of Finance in the Metaverse
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Fireside Chat: The Future of Finance in the Metaverse

A new virtual environment for work and play is coming into being. What do senior Finance leaders need to know to prepare their organizations for success? Luis will discuss how today’s focus in many businesses is transforming physical products into digital experiences. From Unity’s perspective, he will share with the audience: An overview of the Metaverse as it exists today, and as it will exist in the near future Key examples of companies innovating their businesses with Unity technology – including simulation and digital twins Benchmarking the opportunity the emerging virtual marketplace against other B2C disruptor technologies of the past…

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Fireside Chat: Finance Talent in an Age of Upheaval
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Fireside Chat: Finance Talent in an Age of Upheaval

Identifying, attracting, developing, and retaining top talent has always been challenging, and things have only become more complicated during the pandemic and as more and more people embrace new ways of working. What are we doing differently to understand our people’s wants and needs, support them in their personal and professional lives, and lead them effectively and productively in the new business realities we all face? Exploring how technology is changing both how we work and how we communicate, coordinate, and collaborate work. Where is this trend going in Finance, and what should we as leaders be doing to stay…

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The Power of the Portfolio
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The Power of the Portfolio

VF Corporation owns and manages a highly intentional portfolio of active-lifestyle brands in the areas of outdoor, active, workwear and streetwear, with each brand playing a specific role. VF actively manages its portfolio with a systematic approach to evaluating strategic, ownership and financial parameters. The company’s globally integrated business backbone and strategic capabilities support consistent, sustainable and profitable growth across its brand portfolio Operating model choices drive speed and agility while at the same time ensuring scale and leverage — Matt Puckett EVP and CFO VF Corporation Puckett, 47, recently marked his 20th anniversary with VF. He joined the company…

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Panel: Transformation of the Finance Function
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Panel: Transformation of the Finance Function

How is the role of the Finance leader and the Finance team changing within organizations today, and what is driving that change? Discussing the Finance executive as a major contributor to value creation. How do we generate competitive advantage and support all facets of the business to succeed? Comparing and contrasting different ways we can bring value partnering to our companies. What should we keep in mind as we choose the methodology that will work best for us? Talking about the ongoing struggle to identify, attract, develop, and retain talent — Tom Hood, CPA, CGMA EVP – Business Engagement and…

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The Evolving Role of the Finance Executive in Shaping an Organization’s Future
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The Evolving Role of the Finance Executive in Shaping an Organization’s Future

Discussing my experiences at GM and ADM as an active participant in the evolution of Finance executives within Corporate America Exploring how ADM built up its Finance organization with a three-legged stool model of Corporate Finance, BU Finance, and GBS Finance Demonstrating the importance of agility and flexibility, and how finance roles change depending on circumstances Focusing on talent development, team motivation, and retention. What is our approach towards “MBWA”? — Ray Young Vice Chairman, Former Chief Financial Officer Archer Daniels Midland Ray G. Young is Vice Chairman and the former Chief Financial Officer of ADM. Young joined ADM in…

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