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Building a “Lightspeed” Culture: How a Global Pandemic Transformed Manufacturing and Distribution
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Building a “Lightspeed” Culture: How a Global Pandemic Transformed Manufacturing and Distribution

Bolstering our supply chain: Strengthening relationships with industry partners to overcome a global health crisis Making the impossible possible: “Project Lightspeed” and the development, manufacture, and distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine Where do we go from here? Ensuring this experience is a catalyst for change for our industry Key takeaways: upending our conventional ways of working and the resilience of our amazing colleagues — Mike McDermott Chief Global Supply Officer, EVP Pfizer As Chief Global Supply Officer, EVP, Mike McDermott leads all of Pfizer’s internal and external manufacturing and supply chain activities. Mike and the Pfizer Global Supply (PGS) team…

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Delivering the Pipeline of the Future with a Commitment to Radical Simplification and Pioneering for Excellence
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Delivering the Pipeline of the Future with a Commitment to Radical Simplification and Pioneering for Excellence

Being part of the solution: Launching two medicines in record time during the pandemic Meeting growing complexity head-on Establishing communities of practitioners to re-imagine manufacturing and process development Re-thinking how we collaborate across boundaries — Susanne Hundsbaek-Pedersen Global Head Pharma of Technical Operations Roche Susanne serves as the Global Head of Pharma Technical Operations at Roche, a global biotech company. Roche delivers long-term and sustainable healthcare solutions to serve millions of patients in 150 countries. Pharma Technical Operations spans the world with sites on four continents and covers the value chain from Technical development, CMC to Commercial supplies. She is…

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Fireside Chat: Integrating Customer Centricity and Innovative Technology into a Forward-Looking Manufacturing Strategy
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Fireside Chat: Integrating Customer Centricity and Innovative Technology into a Forward-Looking Manufacturing Strategy

How are biology and patient needs influencing risk-based investment and networking structure in the manufacturing space? Discussing route and location of administration, including MDCP considerations, components and suppliers, design standards including image selection, and packaging network design Exploring flexible facilities, integrated clinical launches, and capital risk avoidance in the quest to get fast to clinical and fast to respond Understanding the need for early investment in platform changes. How is the emergence of ADCs, modality blurring, and market considerations changing the way we traditionally work? Talking about access issues including regionalization and localization, IP considerations, and how higher order BSL…

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Supply Chain Post-COVID: Customers and Associates are the Key
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Supply Chain Post-COVID: Customers and Associates are the Key

COVID-19 has revealed weaknesses and bottlenecks in globalized manufacturing and supply chain systems. How should we rethink our footprints and networks on a regional and local level? Finding the right places to invest resources to get the greatest ROI Discussing how the future of work and the challenges of attracting and retaining top talent is shaping the ongoing evolution of supply chain organizations — Joe Metzger EVP, Supply Chain Operations Walmart Joe Metzger is executive vice president of supply chain operations for Walmart U.S. He has responsibility for leading our distribution centers, fulfillment centers and transportation fleet, among other areas….

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The Future of Work at an Industrial Company – How a People-First Approach Allowed L’Oréal to Outperform the Market Through Tumultuous Times
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The Future of Work at an Industrial Company – How a People-First Approach Allowed L’Oréal to Outperform the Market Through Tumultuous Times

Contextualizing the power of Investing in People via examples of a reinvigorated employee value proposition throughout the downturn, and how it paid back in dividends A look at the mindset shift accompanying the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”: How we have gone through fundamental changes in the way we connect with one another Reviewing the importance of “keeping your foot on the gas” in terms of infrastructure and technology advancements Where do we go from here? Why continuous learning is a priority and how to maintain the momentum — Rahquel Purcell Chief Transformation Officer L’Oréal USA A 30-year Supply Chain executive with…

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Building A Resilient Supply Chain that Understands Risks and Leverages Innovation and Partnerships
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Building A Resilient Supply Chain that Understands Risks and Leverages Innovation and Partnerships

Managing short- medium-, and long-range planning to identify and mitigate risk Ensuring partnership success and future-looking innovation Reinforcing what works, learning from what does not, and accepting small-scale failures as an opportunity to win big elsewhere Developing a disruption-tolerant supply chain based on the experience gained during COVID-19 — Paul Gallagher Chief Supply Chain Officer General Mills Paul Gallagher is the Chief Supply Chain Officer at General Mills. He is responsible for all facets of supply chain strategy & execution, including Sourcing, Planning, Manufacturing & Engineering, Logistics & Customer Operations, and Healthy, Safety & Environment. Paul joined General Mills in…

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Creating a Customer-Centric Global Supply Chain
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Creating a Customer-Centric Global Supply Chain

Dow’s multi-year journey to create a more customer-centric global supply chain has proven just how essential the right digital approach is to building resilience and reliability. Designing your supply chain through the customer experience lens Employing company-wide planning technology and processes to improve transparency of very dynamic materials demand, enabling faster, better decisions to fulfill customer orders Using real-time shipment visibility to improve delivery forecasts, and proactively anticipate and take action against disruptions — Greg Jozwiak Chief Supply Chain Officer Dow Inc. Greg Jozwiak is Chief Supply Chain Officer for Dow. During his 35-year career with Dow, Greg has business experience…

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Supply Chain Automation as a Must-Have in the New Business Landscape
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Supply Chain Automation as a Must-Have in the New Business Landscape

Discussing how increased disruption, changing customer behaviour, shifts in the labor market, and other factors all drive supply chains to invest in speed and agility Demonstrating that the industry trend of supply chain automation has now accelerated past a competitive advantage to become something we all must do together, or we will be left behind What does collaborative supply chain automation up and down the value chain look like? How can we best align our tools and tactics with our partners? Debating the pros and cons of different approaches to supply chain automation as informed by our experiences with other…

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Panel: Winning Supply Chain Transformational Leadership Practices
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Panel: Winning Supply Chain Transformational Leadership Practices

The “Winning Leadership” panel reviews recent research from the top-rated University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute on defining Leadership Best Practices for benchmark supply chains. This research is being sponsored by Daugherty Business Solutions The research includes input from 16 benchmark company SC and HR officers across Latin America, India, Europe, China, and North America. These executives defined what best practices remain the same and what leadership practices must change to win in 2030 Panel Attendees will review the best practices, actual examples, a case study on “High Speed Decision Making”,  as well as 10 Leadership Maxims unearthed in…

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The Digital Road to Supply Chain Resiliency
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The Digital Road to Supply Chain Resiliency

Responding to volatility – the power of prediction Build competitive advantage through supply chain digital transformation – the use of digital automation capability to deliver products to customers and consumers where and whenever they need them Supply Chains are still about people – building the Digital First mindset — Meri Stevens Worldwide VP, Consumer Health Supply Chain and Deliver Johnson & Johnson Meri Stevens is the Johnson & Johnson Worldwide Vice President, Consumer Health Supply Chain and Deliver. Meri assumed the Deliver leadership role in May 2019. In July 2020, she expanded her leadership responsibilities to include the Consumer Health…

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Panel Discussion: Direct Supply Network Digitalization with the Internet of Supply Chains™
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Panel Discussion: Direct Supply Network Digitalization with the Internet of Supply Chains™

Manufacturers are facing key challenges that are driving supply chain digitalization in order achieve greater visibility, adaptability and responsiveness Learn how TraceLink built the Internet of Supply Chains to track and trace pharmaceutical products, and how the IoSC can be leveraged for broader digital transformation Explore how a digital network platform enables data sharing and collaboration with a network of contract manufacturers and suppliers through a single link Understand how all contract manufacturers can be engaged digitally, from the most sophisticated to the most immature Examine the impact of enabling supplier management and external manufacturing teams to engage contract manufacturers and suppliers…

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Fireside Chat: Future of Supply Chain Decisions. Now.
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Fireside Chat: Future of Supply Chain Decisions. Now.

In an ever-changing world of frequent disruptions and constantly shifting consumer preferences, supply chains can no longer rely on traditional approaches to predict, plan, and operate. When exceptions become the norm, decision agility trumps planning. Join us for a fireside chat with executive thought leaders that have adopted Decision Intelligence to successfully transform their supply chains. — Will Beery VP, Global Chief Information Officer Mars Wrigley Will is the Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer for Mars Wrigley and member of the Mars Wrigley Leadership Team. He is accountable for driving the digital transformation agenda in support of the…

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