ProcureCon Pharma 2019

19 - 20 March, 2019

Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof

44 (0) 207 368 9465

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Agenda Day One - 19th March 2019

8:00 am - 8:40 am Registration and Welcome Coffee

8:40 am - 8:45 am Opening remarks – Lauren Harrison, Conference Director

8:45 am - 8:50 am Chair’s opening remarks

Joe Agresta - Former CPO, Johnson & Johnson
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Joe Agresta

Former CPO
Johnson & Johnson

BUILDING A FUTURE-PROOF PROCUREMENT STRATEGY

8:50 am - 9:10 am Global CPO Keynote - Pharma 2030: Outlining the top 5 technology trends to give your pharmaceutical procurement function a competitive edge

Jill Zunshine - Senior Vice President & Head of Global Real Estate, Facilities, and Procurement, Takeda Pharmaceuticals
·        How are other industries leveraging technology to innovate their business, and how can you apply these innovative technologies in the pharmaceutical industry?
·        How will automation disrupt the industry and what are the benefits and risks of this change in the pharmaceutical industry?
·        A new learning culture: What will change with the adoption of more experimental innovative techniques and what you can do to be ready.
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Jill Zunshine

Senior Vice President & Head of Global Real Estate, Facilities, and Procurement
Takeda Pharmaceuticals

9:10 am - 10:00 am All Star Panel Bridging the talent gap: How can you leverage “non-traditional” profiles that can help you achieve the right mix of commercial, technological and interpersonal skills to build a winning team?

Sebastien Bals - CPO, UCB Steven Cray - Director of Supplier Relationship Management, Shire Katia Taillard - Global Procurement, Commercial & General Services Director, GSK
-          Tackling the talent shortage head on: How can to build the best team for the new world?
-          Integrating team talent: How do you transfer individual skills to create the ideal team set up?
-          Establishing the perfect hybrid: How do you build a team with the specialisms required in the new industrialisation procurement world?
-          What new roles and job titles need to be developed to keep up with the pace of change?
-          What are the expectations of millennials and how can you brand your procurement division to entice this audience? 
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Sebastien Bals

CPO
UCB

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Steven Cray

Director of Supplier Relationship Management
Shire

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Katia Taillard

Global Procurement, Commercial & General Services Director
GSK

10:00 am - 10:20 am Interview Interactive Be bold, be disruptive: How to successfully lead a transformation journey to create a procurement team of the future

-          Being brave and staying relevant: 3 questions you need to ask yourself before acting on any new procurement transformation projects
-          How can you drive through your ambitious cultural transformation strategy to inspire your leaders and employees to leverage digitilisation?
-          Overcoming obstacles: How can you overcome roadblocks to your transformation journey and get buy in from the business?
-          How can you develop a strategy of transparency that leads to ultimate acceptance by all?
-          How to be proactive, not reactive in all aspects of your strategy to affect the bottom line 

10:20 am - 11:00 am Networking Break

DELIVERING ROI ON DIGITAL SPEND

11:00 am - 11:50 am Panel Revolution Your digitalisation roadmap: What does digitalisation mean for big, medium and small pharma’s in this highly regulated space and how can it be turned from a ‘buzz-word’ to an ‘action plan’?

Ditte Marie Lindberg - CPO, Lundbeck Michael Chatterton - Head of Procurement, Digital, Novartis Adrian Doyle - Head of Europe, Global Strategic Sourcing, Amgen Denis Gelman-Riis - Global Procurement Strategy, Leo Pharma
-          Pinpointing definitions: What does digitalisation means in pharma procurement and what level is right for your firm?
-          What can pharma learn from other industries on their digitalisation journey?
-          Can pharma truly innovate and digitise with the burden of the regulatory environment?
-          Future outlook: What will pharma look like in 2030 and how can you take progressive steps to drive digital transformation in your firm? 
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Ditte Marie Lindberg

CPO
Lundbeck

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Michael Chatterton

Head of Procurement, Digital
Novartis

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Adrian Doyle

Head of Europe, Global Strategic Sourcing
Amgen

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Denis Gelman-Riis

Global Procurement Strategy
Leo Pharma

11:50 am - 12:10 pm Industry Case Study

12:10 pm - 12:30 pm Interview - The Blockchain revolution: 4 ways it will transform manufacturing, end-to-end traceability, inventory management and clinical trials

Adama Ibrahim - Associate Director, Women in Innovation UK & Blockchain Advisor, Biogen
-          How can you make sure your procurement function takes advantage of blockchain?
-          How can providing real time access to data through blockchain help solve manufacturing supply chain challenges?
-          Complete traceability: How is blockchain being implemented to improve drug safety through the end-to-user tracing techniques?
-          How can blockchain increase transparency in supply and demand to help the procurement inventory management process?
-          How is blockchain helping with clinical trial management especially when in relation to large molecule tracking?
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Adama Ibrahim

Associate Director, Women in Innovation UK & Blockchain Advisor
Biogen

12:30 pm - 12:50 pm Industry Case Study Embracing the future of strategic meeting management: How to work with your suppliers to leverage innovative new technology that meets the needs of your customers

Ramon Grasmeijer - Consultant, GCO Consultancy
- Defining critical success factors for partnering with pharma meeting planners
- How to pair traditional and digital approaches to reap the optimal commercial awards this integrated approach can bring
- Confidence is key: How can you be confident that meetings are in line with complex regulations and data issues?
- Hybrid meetings: How is technology being leveraged by pharma meeting planners to increase the performance of your meeting and keep costs down?

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Ramon Grasmeijer

Consultant
GCO Consultancy

12:50 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch

12:50 pm - 2:00 pm Masterclass 1 GCO

12:50 pm - 2:00 pm Masterclass 2 PerkinElmer

WEIGHING-UP YOUR CONTINGENT WORKFORCE OPTIONS

Stream Chair: Martin Klett, Former Head of Indirect Procurement, Roche Diagnostics

Track A - New Frontiers in Marketing Innovation: Healthcare Marketing & Communications

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm Case Study How to streamline your global and regional agency supplier management process and drive innovation in the pharma environment?
Anna Caraffi - Procurement Director, Global Category Lead, GSK
-          What are the key trends you should be exploiting to best reach consumers in the current content-driven marketplace? 
-          What are the exciting new developments and how are marketing adapting their teams and processes to respond to these new market forces?
-          Adding value in a world of stagnant growth and cost cutting: how we worked together with our stakeholders with long term growth in mind
-          A help or a hindrance? Practical ways we have achieved true collaboration and when it makes sense for procurement to take a step back
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Anna Caraffi

Procurement Director, Global Category Lead
GSK

Track A - New Frontiers in Marketing Innovation: Healthcare Marketing & Communications

2:20 pm - 3:10 pm Panel Revolution Innovating within a highly regulated and restricted environment: How to best work with suppliers to exploit new creative opportunities?
Nicholas Holmes - Global Category Manager, Media, Advertising, Print & PR, AstraZeneca Andrew Kent - Head of Indirect, Gilead Christopher Bolton - Associate Director, Sourcing, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
-          How can you use specialised industry suppliers to support and drive innovation in a restricted advertising environment? 
-          How can you make your multi channel marketing goals a reality?
-          What do the right partners look like and how can you leverage their expertise?
-          Navigating your way through the contractual complexities: sharing ways to embed innovation into contracts and allow agile yet secure partnerships 
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Nicholas Holmes

Global Category Manager, Media, Advertising, Print & PR
AstraZeneca

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Andrew Kent

Head of Indirect
Gilead

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Christopher Bolton

Associate Director, Sourcing
Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Track A - New Frontiers in Marketing Innovation: Healthcare Marketing & Communications

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm Innovation Spotlights: Agencies, digital communications and meeting planners
1.       How to partner with agencies effectively to get bang for your buck and demonstrate ROI to your stakeholders
2.       How to work with communications suppliers to re-shape and refresh your reputation through creative and innovative techniques
3.       The future of pharma meeting planning: How to pair traditional and digital approaches to reap the optimal commercial awards this integrated approach can bring

Track A - New Frontiers in Marketing Innovation: Healthcare Marketing & Communications

3:40 pm - 4:00 pm Interview Revolutionising healthcare communications: How to work closely with marketing stakeholders to exploit new opportunities arising from the increasingly digital connected world
- What are the key trends you should be exploiting to best reach consumers in the current content-driven marketplace?  
- What are the exciting new developments and how are marketing adapting their teams and processes to respond to these new market forces? 
- Adding value in a world of stagnant growth and cost cutting: how we worked together with our stakeholders with long term growth in mind
- A help or a hindrance? Practical ways we have achieved true collaboration and when it makes sense for procurement to take a step back
Stream Chair: Trevor Jones, Independent Expert 

Track B - Mastering Category Management – R&D, Talent & Contingent Workforce

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm Case Study Interactive Moving to digital: How can you leverage new technology to increase efficiency and become more agile in your R&D and lab sourcing process?
Pasi Piitulainen - Head of Global Procurement, Actelion Pharmaceuticals
-          How can online marketplaces help you drive organisational efficiency and manage outsourcing?
-          How can online market places drive down costs through enhanced competition?
-          How can you increase access to innovation whilst ensuring quality and compliance in vendor and outsourcing selection?
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Pasi Piitulainen

Head of Global Procurement
Actelion Pharmaceuticals


Track B - Mastering Category Management – R&D, Talent & Contingent Workforce

2:40 pm - 3:30 pm Fireside Chat - Pharma on demand: With the workforce dynamics changing how can you ensure you have the right people in the right place at the right time?
Katia Taillard - Global Procurement, Commercial & General Services Director, GSK Anthony Fuller - Global Head of Sourcing, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma
-          Agility ability: What does agile look like in this highly technical and regulated space?
-          How can you overcome legacy system challenges and work with suppliers to move to a bolt on approach to improve operational agility?
-          How can you use the on demand workforce in R&D to increase overall efficiency and speed to market?
-          How are on demand workforce providers differentiating themselves and which are best suited to your business?
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Katia Taillard

Global Procurement, Commercial & General Services Director
GSK

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Anthony Fuller

Global Head of Sourcing
Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma


Track B - Mastering Category Management – R&D, Talent & Contingent Workforce

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm Innovation Spotlights: Contingent workforce, online marketplaces for R&D and labs
1.       How are suppliers providing analytics tools to manage spend on contingent workers
2.       How to manage your full cycle talent procurement to deliver upon today’s demands, and prepare for future success
3.       How to leverage online market places to be more innovative in your R&D & lab sourcing 

Track B - Mastering Category Management – R&D, Talent & Contingent Workforce

3:40 pm - 4:00 pm Case Study Transforming global category management: How to build at strategy that is both solid and agile to keep up with the pace of change in the pharma and tech landscape
-          What does category management really mean in today’s enterprise?
-          How to build the right category management strategy for your organisation that is both solid and agile
-          Keep VS Cut: Can you cut category management and what would be the risks associated with this?
-          What are the new ways to strengthen category management to gain process efficiencies and enhance productivity?


Interactive Workshops – eProcurement and IT - Limited to 20 attendees

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm How can you integrate a new eProcurement system with your existing processes to reduce failures and improve user interface whilst remaining compliant?

Interactive Workshops – eProcurement and IT - Limited to 20 attendees

3:10 pm - 4:00 pm AI, Blockchain and IOT: How can you leverage new innovative technologies to execute your ambitious long-term transformation plans
Suneet Pandey - Global Category Head, IT, Strategic Sourcing, Lonza
-   Pinpointing where you are along your digitalization roadmap in this hugely regulated and technical space
-   What are the real use case examples for AI, Blockchain and IOT?
-   How can you overcome sourcing objections and secure budget for further advancement of technology from the business?
 
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Suneet Pandey

Global Category Head, IT, Strategic Sourcing
Lonza

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Networking Break

LEADING TRANFORMATION FROM THE FRONT

4:30 pm - 4:50 pm Championing Change: How to position your procurement team so that it attracts and retains top talent whilst driving forward a procurement transformation

Philipp Schaffrath - CPO, Grunenthal

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Philipp Schaffrath

CPO
Grunenthal

4:50 pm - 5:10 pm Guest Speaker Agile Procurement: The top trends you need to act on to transform into a highly agile and progressive workplace… the critical do’s and don’ts!

Mike Hoogveld - Partner, Author, Agile Management: The fast and flexible approach to continuous improvement in organizations and Guest Lecturer,University of Nyenrode, Holland Consulting
-          What do we really mean by agility and how can it been turned from buzz word to action plan?
-          Why is agility relevant fro pharma and procurement?
-          How can you apply agility in your own team to become more efficient?
-          Pinpointing the practical implications of creating and agile team and culture
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Mike Hoogveld

Partner, Author, Agile Management: The fast and flexible approach to continuous improvement in organizations and Guest Lecturer,University of Nyenrode
Holland Consulting

5:10 pm - 5:15 pm Closing remarks

Joe Agresta - Former CPO, Johnson & Johnson
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Joe Agresta

Former CPO
Johnson & Johnson

5:15 pm - 6:20 pm End of day 1… Join us for the drinks reception!