2nd Annual Life Sciences Supply Chain Summit, Singapore- Highlights

45 leading executives from the Life Sciences Supply Chain field came together this September in Singapore - Take a look for at the presentations and workshop results.

2nd Annual Life Sciences Supply Chain Summit, Singapore- Highlights

24 - 25 September 2013

This September, 45 leading executives from the life sciences supply chain field came together in Singapore for the 2nd Annual Life Sciences Supply Chain Summit. Attendees represented a cross-section of the industry, with delegates from medical devices manufacturers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, hospital supply chain executives and solution providers to the industry.

Compliance and regulation was the main theme of the two days.  See below the presentations from the event and results from the sessions below. 

Looking back – what delegates had to say about this year’s event:

“The event is great. It's very personal and they are a lot of interactions. I like the settings where the audience are expected to participate in a group settings discussions.”- Irwin Basuki, Sr Supply Chain Manager at Medtronic

“Great conference, great showcase of brilliant supply chain solutions and great interaction. We all leave as better logisticians than before.”- Daniel Link, Supply Chain Controller At Molnlycke Healthcare Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

“The event was very successful. It offered great opportunity for me to network and learn from peers from the industry.”- Edwin Sia, Assoc. Director Logistics at Quintiles


Johnny Ang - Assistant Director at GS1 started the conference off with his presentation on global regulation points, standards and how to maintain a compliant supply chain. http://events.eft.com/healthcareasia/presentations2013/1GS1TL.pdf

GS1 also gave an update to the entire audience on their current standards, with a special focus on Asia and collaboration between life sciences supply chain segments. http://events.eft.com/healthcareasia/presentations2013/6JonnyAng.pdf

Sanjay Desai, Director of Supply Chain, APAC at ThermoFishercharted his company’s story in Asia, imparting his inside knowledge on how the company was able to adapt their supply chain to fit the region’s complexities.

In the first interactive session pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical devices manufacturers, hospital executives and solution providers were grouped and identified the challenges, opportunities, dos and don'ts of working with hospitals. http://events.eft.com/healthcareasia/presentations2013/ManagingCost.pdf

In the second interactive session, the common success factors that demonstrate successful growth in Asia for a life sciences manufacturer were discussed. http://events.eft.com/healthcareasia/presentations2013/Success.pdf

Don Harding - Head of Supply Chain at Molnlycke, revealed the evolution of the company’s Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey, detailing a move beyond traditional S&OP concepts to create Mölnlycke Business Management (MBM). http://events.eft.com/healthcareasia/presentations2013/1DonHarding.pdf


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