Programme

The conference at a glance

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07:00 - 07:30

Registration and welcome coffee

07:30 - 08:30

A starter session about GS1 Standards

Introduction to global standards for Identify, Capture and Share

08:45 - 13:00

Opening Plenary Session – The future of healthcare

A session about trends and developments in healthcare- and where GS1 standards can play a role.

08:45 - 09:30

Opening remarks and welcome to the conference

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

Miguel A. Lopera, President and CEO, GS1 Global Office, Belgium (confirmed)

Dr. Supakit Sirilak, MD. MPHM, Deputy Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Public Health, Thailand (confirmed)

Supant Mongkolsuthree, Chairman of The Federation of Thai Industries (F.T.I.), Thailand (confirmed)

09:30 - 10:30

Panel – Standards, Digitalisation and hospitals, what impact for the future of the Healthcare Community

Chaired by Alan Foster, CEO, North Tees Hospital, UK (confirmed)

  • Peter O’Halloran, CIO, ACT Health, Australia (confirmed)
  • Dr. Hajo Reissmann, Head of Medical Supplies Controlling, University Hospital of Schleswig Holstein, Germany (confirmed)
  • Patricia Van Dyke, past Chair HL7 International, US (confirmed)
10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30

Panel – Do clinicians care about standards?

Chaired by Susan Moffatt-Bruce, Executive Director, University Hospital The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center, US (confirmed)

  • Mr. David Berridge, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Medical Director – Operations, the Leeds Teaching Hospital, UK (confirmed)
  • Dr. Chun-Che Shih, Chief of Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Professor of Institute of Clinical Medicine National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan (confirmed)
  • Dr. Hinne A. Rakhorst, Plastic Surgeon, Medisch Spectrum Twente, Enschede, Chair, Dutch Association of Plastic Surgeons, ICOBRA member, the Netherlands (confirmed)
12:30 - 12:35

Introduction to conference charity – Home for Disabled Babies (Bann Fuengfah)

GS1 Healthcare supports a local charity with 5 USD for every feedback form received

12:35 - 12:55

Introduction to GS1 Healthcare Awards

12:55 - 13:00

Introduction of afternoon sessions and the poster reception

13:00 - 14:00

General networking lunch

14:00 - 15:30

Two parallel streams - Participants choose which stream to attend:

  • Panel I – Value based Healthcare

    Chaired by Karen Conway, Vice President Healthcare Value, GHX, US (confirmed)

    • Mr. Keith Jones, Head & Neck surgeon, Clinical Director of Surgery, Royal Derby Hospital, UK (confirmed)
    • Natalie Lawandi, Senior Manager, Medtronic, Australia (confirmed)
    • Dr. Dirk de Korne, Deputy Director Medical Innovation & Care Transformation, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore (confirmed)
  • Panel 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.

    Moderators:

    • Géraldine Lissalde-Bonnet, Public Policy Director, GS1 Global Office, Belgium (confirmed)
15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 17:30

Two parallel streams - Participants choose which stream to attend:

  • Panel I – Improving patient care with single unit identification

    Chaired by Sebastien Langlois-Berthelot, Pharma Global Technical Operations Supply Chain Project Management, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Switzerland (confirmed)

    • Vicki Ibrahim, Senior Clinical Reference Lead, Clinical Strategy, Clinical & Consumer Engagement & Clinical Governance, Australia Digital Health Agency, Australia (confirmed)
    • Dr. Guadalupe Fernández Porto, Pharmaceutical Director at the IADT - Argentine Institute of Diagnosis and Treatment, Argentina (confirmed)
    • Pascal Aulagnet, Senior Manager, Business Technology, Pfizer Inc., France (confirmed)
  • Panel II – Hospital transformation using GS1 Standards

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

    • Jean-Michel Descoutures, Hospital Pharmacist, IHF, France (confirmed)
    • Yolanda Bokking, Policy staff officer and Process manager Procurement, Amsterdam UMC, the Netherlands (confirmed)
    • Dr. Kingsley Huang, Postdoctoral Research Fellow of Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Chief Technology Officer, Xuzhen Medical Co., Ltd, Taiwan (confirmed)
    • Anthony Wong, Senior Pharmacist, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong (confirmed)
17:30 - 18:30

Poster reception

17:30 - 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 - 12:40

Plenary session – Pharmaceutical traceability from manufacturer to patient

Traceability is an ubiquitous requirement in Healthcare – to improve patient safety through visibility in many business processes.

09:00 - 09:30

Thai FDA - ensuring patient safety

Kritsada Limpananont, Head of Drug Information Technology Group, System Development Division, Bureau of Drug Control, Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand (confirmed)

09:30 - 10:00

US DCSCA – is the industry ready?

Scott Mooney, Vice-President Distribution Operations, McKesson, US (confirmed)

10:00 - 10:30

European Falsified Medicines Directive

Patrick Deboyser, Professor at the European College of Parma, Thailand (confirmed)

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 - 11:25

Implementation of medication traceability and single-dose packaging with GS1 DataMatrix

Dr. Guadalupe Fernández Porto, pharmaceutical director at the IADT - Argentine Institute of Diagnosis and Treatment, Argentina (confirmed)

11:25 - 11:50

From Manufacturer to Patient - GS1 Pilot in China

Lindsay Tao, Corporate Director Global Health Policy, Johnson & Johnson, China (confirmed)

11:50 - 12:15

GS1 standards for patient safety

Associate Professor Cholatip Pongskul, Associate Dean for Information Technology, Faculty of Medicine Khon Kaen University, Srinagarind Hospital, Thailand (confirmed)

12:15 - 12:40

TBC

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12:40 - 14:00

General networking lunch

14:00 - 14:45

Ask the expert sessions – length 45 minutes, so everybody can attend two sessions

Topic 1: The appropriate data carrier in Healthcare – GS1 DataMatrix, RFID, GS1 QR code, GS1 Databar. What information is needed in a barcode – from pill to carton – GTIN plus application identifier (AI’s), packaging level

  • Chan-Kuen Lam, BT Market Customer Engagement APAC PGS MQS BT, Pfizer, Hong Kong (confirmed)
  • Pete Alvarez, Senior Director Identification and Data Strategy Healthcare, GS1 Global Office, US (confirmed)

Topic 2: Exchange of information for traceability: EPCIS and others

  • Craig Alan Repec, Senior Manager Supply Chain Visibility, EPCIS & RFID, GS1 Global Office, Belgium (confirmed)

Topic 3: Saving money with GS1 standards in a hospital: Why and how

  • Kevin Downs, Director of Finance and Performance, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK (confirmed)
14:45 - 15:30

Ask the expert sessions – length 45 minutes, so everybody can attend two sessions

Topic 4: The surge for information – mobile apps

  • Phil Archer, Director – Industry Engagement, Omni-Channel Retail, GS1 UK (confirmed)
  • Pete Alvarez, Senior Director Identification and Data Strategy Healthcare, GS1 Global Office, US (confirmed)

Topic 5: The importance of data quality

  • Tania Snioch, Director Healthcare, GS1 Global Office, Belgium (confirmed)

Topic 6: Understanding barcode quality and its need

  • Catherine Koetz, Industry Manager Healthcare, GS1 Australia (confirmed)
15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 17:15

Three parallel streams - Participants choose which stream to attend:

  • Panel I – Big data, master data, data quality, regulation and GDSN

    Chaired by Catherine Koetz, Industry Manager Healthcare, GS1 Australia (confirmed)

    Description: These are terms and phrases we hear often and at times used interchangeably. What does all of this really have to do with healthcare? Join this session and learn what these phrases have to do with patient safety, improved medical outcomes and increased efficiency. These experts will also share what they have learned, how they and their patients are benefiting and using data to improve care delivery while reducing costs.

    • Using the suite of GS1 standards for medical device identification, barcoding and data sharing

      Sarah Lankshear, Operations Manager Master Data & Analysis, Stryker South Pacific, Australia (confirmed)

    • Developing Thailands Healthcare Supply chain: The Big data project

      Dr. Duangpun Kritchanchai, Associate Professor, Mahidol University, Thailand (confirmed)

    • Standards as the base for improved quality of care?

      Dr. Eric Hans Eddes, GastroIntestinal and Oncological Surgeon at Deventer Ziekenhuis, Director Dutch Institute for Clinical Auditing, the Netherlands (confirmed)

  • Panel 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:

    • Jackie Elkin, Global Process Owner - Standard Product Identification, Global Regulatory Affairs, Medtronic, US (confirmed)
    • Géraldine Lissalde-Bonnet, Public Policy Director, GS1 Global Office, Belgium (confirmed)
  • Panel III – GS1 standards to move products through the supply chain – the view of wholesaler and logistic provider

    Chaired by Mike Meakin, VP-Global Quality Regulatory & Compliance, DHL Supply Chain, UK (confirmed)

    • Scott Mooney, Vice President Distribution Operations Supply Chain Assurance, McKesson Pharmaceuticals, US (confirmed)
    • Jeff Denton, Global Secure Supply Chain, AmerisourceBergen, US (confirmed)
    • Mr. Gu Yimin, General Director, Sinopharm Logistic Company, China (confirmed)
19:00 - 22:00

Networking event at Riverside Terrace, Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort

  • Departure at 6:00 pm from the hotel
  • Return to the hotel: shuttles from the restaurant will be available as early as 9:30 pm and will run on a loop with the last shuttle leaving at 11:00 pm
08:30 - 09:00

Welcome coffee

09:00 - 11:40

Plenary session – Unique Device Identification

Unique Device Identification (UDI) aims to establish a single medical device identification system that is consistent, unambiguous and globally standardised. The session provides an overview of the status on UDI across the world and informs on other initiatives regarding track & trace for medical devices.

09:00 - 09:20

The new regulation on UDI in China

Ms Li Jun, China National Drug Administration (former CFDA), State Administration for Market Regulation, China (confirmed)

09:20 - 09:40

The new regulation on UDI in Korea

Byung-Gwan KIM, Assistant Director, Medical Device Policy Division at Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS), Korea (confirmed)

09:40 - 10:00

Global Harmonized Healthcare Traceability System in the World's Greatest Port in Shanghai, China

Yan Liang, Director of the Experts Committee, Shanghai International Medical Supply Chain Alliance (SIMSCA), Former Director of Law Affairs, FDA Shanghai, China (confirmed)

10:00 - 10:20

IMDRF guidelines and latest developments

Jackie Elkin, Global Process Owner - Standard Product Identification, Global Regulatory Affairs, Medtronic, US (confirmed)

10:20 - 10:45

Implementation and dissemination of medical device traceability in Turkey

Aydın Kaplan, Head of Department, Department of Medical Devices Registration and Coordination, Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency, Ministry of Health, Turkey (confirmed)

Erkan Uyar, Chief Researcher, TUBITAK BILGEM Software Technologies Research Institute, Turkey (confirmed)

10:45 - 11:10

UDI Current situation in Japan

Mr. Hiroshi Ishikawa, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Agency, Japan (confirmed)

 

11:10 - 11:40

Coffee break

11:40 - 13:10

Plenary session – Imagine one world, one standard, one vision: Improving patient safety

11:40 - 12:05

GS1 Healthcare Award 1

12:05 - 12:30

GS1 Healthcare Award 2

12:30 - 12:35

Invitation to next conference in Noordwijk-Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Pieter Maarleveld, CEO, GS1 Netherlands (confirmed)

12:35 - 13:00

Apocalypse Soon? The Future of Healthcare in an Ageing Population

Peter Carter, Board Member, International Society of Quality in Healthcare (ISQua), Australia (confirmed)

12:55 - 13:05

Closing remark

GS1 Healthcare Tri-Chairs (confirmed)