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Embracing Digital Disruption for Optimized Pharma Manufacturing and Supply

25 – 26 January 2022   |  Handlery Hotel, San Diego, CA

A technology-driven evolution of pharma & biotech manufacturing and supply industries is currently taking place, with the shift towards pharma 4.0 gaining pace.

Pressure to continuously improve processes and systems to optimize production, enhance efficiency and improve safety, have motivated organizations to develop strategies to leverage automation, IoT and digital tools for more agile and resilient business operations.

Embracing digital disruption and technology innovation is key to unlocking the value of smart, connected pharma facilities of the future. However, defining best-practice fundamentals for digital transition requires the correct blend of vision, strategy, talent and technology to ensure success.

Learn From Our IoT, Smart Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Emerging Technology Specialists Including

Peri Subrahmanya, Principle Engineer, Bayer

Lino Quagliariello, VP of Partnerships and Blockchain Expert, MDxBlocks

Scott Drap, Sales Director, Quartic.ai

Steven Driver, Global Energy Program Director, Principle Engineer, Sanofi

Krishna Bayanna, CEO/CTO, MDxBlocks

Adam O’Toole, Domain Architect Manufacturing and Engineering, TSA Service Delivery, TOQ IT, Novartis Global Services

Terryl Kibodeaux, Director, R&D Business Relationship Management, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Bayan Takizawa, Chief Business Officer, Continuus Pharmaceuticals

Yan Song, Director Operations Strategy, AbbVie

Parag Dave, Manager, Global Manufacturing Execution Systems and Automation, Viatris Pharmaceuticals

Luiz Barberini, Head of External Manufacturing – Latin America, Bayer AG

Cornelia Thieme, Director Global Manufacturing Science, Biogen

Moiz Diwan, Director, Head of Enabling Technology Group, AbbVie

George Padath, Sales and Solutions Leader, Life Sciences IoT, LTI

This event will provide you with the necessary tools to:

  • Improve operational agility and proactiveness with a data-driven approach to pharma manufacturing & supply, enabling faster, smarter, more accurate decision-making
  • Achieve manufacturing process optimization by implementing and integrating automation, IoT and emerging technology solutions
  • Create smart connected facilities of the future which boost productivity and reduce overheads through efficient,
    optimized, and transparent operations
  • Leverage data and advanced insights for improved asset health monitoring and preventative maintenance which minimizes downtime and facilitates operational predictability
  • Develop the infrastructure, framework and culture required for the successful transition and migration to digital processes and tools
  • Utilize automation to enhance business resilience and continuity by implementing technology-led strategies that improve safety, mitigate risks and ensure compliance

Smart Manufacturing & Automation - Agenda

Tuesday 26 October 2021

 

07:30 Registration and morning coffee

 

07:55 Opening Remarks from AMG World

 

08:00 – 09:00 Digital transformation for industry 4.0: Bringing the smart factory vision to life

Presenter:

Hicham Wazni, Global Director, Continuous Improvement and Smart Manufacturing, Howmet Aerospace

 

 

08:30 Workforce of the future: Bridging the skills gap and managing the impacts driven by advanced manufacturing

Presenters:

Robert Martens, Global Director, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Core Technology, Nexteer Automotive

 

 

09:00 Reducing Industrial Cybersecurity Risk with Early Threat Detection & Incident Response 

Presenters:
Paul Griswold, Chief Product Officer, Honeywell Connected Enterprise – Cybersecurity

 

 

09:30 NETWORKING / 1-2-1 MEETING SESSION 1
09:50 NETWORKING / 1-2-1 MEETING SESSION 2

 

 

10:10 Roundtable Discussions

 

Creating and developing your Smart Manufacturing Roadmap

Facilitator: Leonel Leal, Independent Consultant

 

Standardization, centralization, and lean manufacturing: Driving consistency across the entire organization

Facilitator: Chavis Ferguson, Vice President of Operations, Coast Packing Company

 

11:10 NETWORKING / 1-2-1 MEETING SESSION 3

 

11:30 Roundtable Discussions

 

Leveraging IoT enabled machines and cloud data to coordinate manufacturing operations across multiple sites

Facilitator: Hicham Wazni, Global Director, Continuous Improvement and Smart Manufacturing, Howmet Aerospace

 

Data accessibility and information usability: Curating, delivering and governing data effectively

Facilitator: John Harrington, Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer, HighByte

 

Leveraging smart technology to reduce overheads, operating and capital costs to increase profitability

Facilitator: Swamy Prasad VARANASI, Director of Manufacturing Engineering, Cummins

 

12:30 Manufacturing on the Edge

 

Presenters:

Salim Dabbous, Director, Sensor & Safety Integration, SICK, Inc.
Sourabh Banerjee, Product Marketing Manager, Software & Systems, SICK, Inc.

 

 

13:00 LUNCH AND NETWORKING / 1-2-1 MEETING SESSION 4

 

14:00 Intelligent Industrial Automation: How Manufacturers Can Launch Their Industrial IoT, AI, and Machine Learning Journey

Presenter:

Willem Sundblad, Co-founder and CEO, Oden Technologies

 

 

14:30 Roundtable Discussions:

 

 

Re-justifying investments and proving payback in times of disruption: Building the business case, demonstrating ROI, gaining buy-in and securing funding

Facilitator: Tomas Norbut, Manager, IoT Infrastructure and Manufacturing Network, Trelleborg Group

 

IIoT: Reactive and proactive approaches to critical machine monitoring

Facilitator: Robert Martens, Global Director, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Core Technology, Nexteer Automotive

 

 

Operational Excellence: Smart technology to enhance business outcomes

Facilitator: Brett Knittle, Robotics & Automation Specialist – Global Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Hillrom

 

 

15:30 TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATIONS: QUICKFIRE TECHNOLOGY AND PRODUCT DEMONSTRATIONS

 

16:15 Roundtable Discussions:

 

Strategies to ensure the efficient integration and harmonization of platforms and Data & Analytics Systems

Facilitator: Anthony Huffman, Director of Data & Integration, Molex

 

How to Use Data to Make Decisions

Salim Dabbous, Director, Sensor & Safety Integration, SICK, Inc.
Sourabh Banerjee, Product Marketing Manager, Software & Systems, SICK, Inc.

 

Overcoming the barriers associated with smart manufacturing: Understanding how to effectively introduce and implement new technologies into the business

Facilitator: Joseph M Myers, head of Quality, Waupaca

 

17:15 Navigating challenging times and on-going disruption through Automation, Technology and Digitalization

Panellists include:
Hicham Wazni, Global Director, Continuous Improvement and Smart Manufacturing, Howmet Aerospace
Tomas Norbut, Manager, IoT Infrastructure and Manufacturing Network, Trelleborg Group
Joseph M Myers, Head of Quality, Waupaca

 

 

18:00 Closing Remarks from the Conference Chair

 

 

18:05 Drinks Reception

Who Should Attend:

IoT & Smart Pharma Summit is designed for VP’s, Directors, Heads and Managers, Leads and Specialists from:

 

  • Manufacturing / Smart Manufacturing / Manufacturing Science / Continuous Manufacturing
  • Automation / Process Control / Robotics / IoT
  • Smart Factory / Digital Factory
  • Plant / Facilities / Site
  • Digital Transformation / Digital Strategy / Digital Innovation
  • Data Science / Analytics / AI & Machine Learning
  • IT / IT Business Relationship Management
  • Operational Excellence
  • Emerging Technology / Enabling Technology
  • Supply Chain

Our sponsors include technology, service & solution providers specializing in:

 

  • IoT Hardware, Sensors, and Device Components
  • Data – Storage/Platforms/ Collection/Security/Integrity
  • Machine Intelligence/AI/Machine Learning
  • IoT platforms / Infrastructure / Applications
  • Cloud Computing
  • Integrators
  • Robots / CoBots
  • Cloud Services
  • AR / VR / Wearables
  • Cybersecurity

Sponsored by:

*Complimentary passes are only available to pharmaceutical manufacturing organizations. Individuals from suppliers or solution providers do not qualify. Approval of guest passes is subject to AMG World’s terms and conditions. Email info@amg-world.co.uk for more information.