Programme

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08:30 – 09:45

Registration and welcome coffee

09:45 – 13:00

Plenary session – Track and trace for access to safe medicines

09:45 – 10:15

Opening remarks and welcome to the conference

Ulrike Kreysa, Senior Vice-President Healthcare, GS1 Global Office, Belgium (confirmed)

Marianne Timmons, President Industry Engagement & Standards Development, GS1 Global Office, US (confirmed)

Ravi Mathur, CEO, GS1 India (confirmed)

Dr. V K Paul, Member (Health, Nutrition & Gender) at the NITI Aayog (confirmed)

10:15 – 13:00

Traceability across the world

10:15 – 10:40

Indian track & trace systems for exports

(tbc)

10:40 – 11:05

The Implementation of the EU Falsified Medical Directive (FMD)

Andreas M. Walter, General Manager, European Medicines Verification Organisation (EMVO), Belgium (confirmed)

11:05 – 11:30

The US regulation for traceability of drugs - DSCSA

Connie Jung, Acting Associate Director for Policy and Communications, Office of Drug Security, Integrity, & Recalls, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (confirmed)

Jariwala Jay – Assistant Country Director (Drugs) – US FDA – Office of International Programs India Office (confirmed)

11:30 – 11:45

Coffee break

11:45 – 12:10

Implementing visibility for the treatment of orphan diseases

Alvaro Rosales, Business Operation Manager, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Colombia (confirmed)

12:10 – 12:35

Traceability – latest developments in Thailand

Thai FDA (invited)

12:35 – 13:00

Drug authentication in India using block chain technology pilot

Angiah Santhanaswamy, Oracle India Private Limited (confirmed)

13:00 – 14:00

General networking lunch

14:00 – 15:15

Two parallel streams - participants choose which stream to attend

  • Stream I – Traceability happening everywhere – what does that mean to a Contract Manufacturer

    Chaired by Jeff Denton, Senior Director Global Secure Supply Chain Digital Business Solutions, AmerisourceBergen, US (confirmed)

    • Scott Mooney, Vice President Distribution Operations Supply Chain Assurance, McKesson Pharmaceuticals, US (confirmed)
    • Dr. Oliver Nuernberg, SAP (confirmed)
  • Stream II – The hospital of the future

    Chaired by Dr. Eric Hans Eddes, Gastrointestinal and Oncological Surgeon at Deventer Hospital, General Director Dutch Institute for Clinical Auditing, the Netherlands (confirmed)

    • Peter O’Halloran, CEO, ACT Health, Australia (confirmed)
    • Alex van der Putten, Head of Procurement and Supply Chain, Radboudumc, Nijmegen, Netherlands (confirmed)
15:15 - 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 – 17:00

Two parallel streams - participants choose which stream to attend

  • Stream I – Identification on the primary packaging level – for patient safety

    • Sébastien Langlois-Berthelot, Business Capability Analyst, Global Serialization Operations, Roche (confirmed)
    • Robert Moss, President of the FIP Hospital Pharmacy Section (confirmed)
  • Stream II – Public policy: Medical Devices

    Regulatory requirements and initiatives from around the world related to medical devices – normally a closed group; it is only open for this session.
    Moderators:

    • Geraldine Lissalde-Bonnet, Public Policy Director, GS1 Global Office, Belgium (confirmed)
18:00 – 22:00

Networking event: cultural evening and gala dinner

GS1 India has planned a cultural evening with networking opportunities for the conference delegates.

08:30 – 09:00

Welcome coffee

09:00 – 10:45

Plenary session – Hospital working towards better quality of care and efficiency

09:00 – 09:30

Keynote

Professor Sir Terence Stephenson, Nuffield Professor of child health, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, UK (confirmed)

09:30 – 10:10

Hospital Awards and presentation

10:10 – 10:35

Hospital Identification for Mediclaim process – ROHINI

Mr. K.S. Jagadeesha Reddy, Head-Health Vertical, Insurance Information Bureau of India, India (confirmed)

10:35 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 11:25

Closing the loop of medication management in hospitals to improve patient safety with barcoding technology on unit dose packaging

Maryanne Molenaar, Systems Pharmacist, Eastern Health, Australia (confirmed)

11:25 – 13:00

Panel – The patient pathway - bridges between the clinical processes and the supply chain

Chaired by Prof. Sir Terence Stephenson, Nuffield Professor of Child Health and Chair of University College London and General Medical Council, UK (confirmed)

  • David Berridge, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Medical Director – Operations, the Leeds Teaching Hospital, UK (confirmed)
  • Lorna Wilkinson, Director of Nursing, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, UK (confirmed)
  • Mr. Keith Jones, Head & Neck Surgeon, Clinical Director of Surgery, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, UK (confirmed)
12:15 - 12:40

Hospital Award 1 and presentation

13:00 – 14:00

General networking lunch

14:00 – 15:15

Parallel streams – each participant can choose which one to attend

  • Stream I – Donor organisations implementing GS1 standards

    • Ramy Guirguis, Senior Information Technology Advisor (confirmed)
    • Global Fund (invited)
    • Gyan Pandey, CIO, Aurobindo Pharma Ltd, India (confirmed)
    • Implementing traceability for vaccines – Pfizer (invited)
  • Stream II – Public policy: Pharmaceuticals

    Regulatory requirements and initiatives from around the world related to pharmaceuticals – normally a closed group; it is only open for this session.
    Moderator:

    • Géraldine Lissalde-Bonnet, Public Policy Director, GS1 Global Office, Belgium (confirmed)
15:15 – 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 - 17:00

Parallel streams – each participant can choose which one to attend

  • Stream I – Three Discussion Labs on specific areas of interest:

    • Identification of products – GTIN
    • Identification of locations – GLN
    • Traceability - EPCIS
  • Stream II – Traceability – Challenges and Learnings

    Chaired by Senthil S. Rajaratnam, Affiliate Relations Leader, Global Serialization Program, Eli Lilly and Company (confirmed)

    • Manufacturer view from India (invited)
    • Scott Mooney, Vice President Distribution Operations Supply Chain Assurance, McKesson Pharmaceuticals, US (invited)
    • Phill Marley, Product Security Advocacy Lead, AstraZenaca, UK (invited)
17:00 – 19:00

International government healthcare supply chain Think Tank

(invitation only)

Open to international government healthcare organisations

08:30 - 09:00

Welcome coffee

09:00 - 10:45

Plenary session – Unique Device Identification (UDI)

09:00 - 09:30

UDI regulations across the world – harmonisation is key

Jay Crowley, VP, USDM - former US FDA Senior Advisor (confirmed)

09:30 – 09:55

UDI regulation in India

Dr. V.G. Somani, Drug Controlle General of India, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), India (confirmed)

09:55 – 10:25

Update on the EU Medical Device Regulations

Volker Zeinar, BBraun, Germany (confirmed)

10:25– 10:45

UDI regulation in China

Jun Li Department of Medical Device Registration, NMPA, China (invited)

10:45 - 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 – 12:15

Panel: UDI – changes and benefits in hospitals

Chaired by Dr. Hajo Reissmann, Head of Medical Supplies Controlling, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Germany (confirmed)

  • Hennie Mulder, Registered nurse, Maxima Health centre, Netherlands (confirmed)
  • Mr. Shingo Kasamatsu, Technical Officer of the Faculty of Medical Science, University of Fukui Hospital, Japan (confirmed)
12:15 – 12:50

Closing keynote: The World largest health coverage initiative – healthcare for everybody

Dr. Indu Bhushan, CEO, National Health Authority, India (confirmed)

12:50 – 12:55

Invitation to next conference in Paris, France

Francois Deprey, CEO, GS1 France (confirmed)

12:55 – 13:00

Closing remarks

GS1 Healthcare Tri-Chairs