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The pharmaceutical and medical device industries' most in-depth manufacturing systems-focused event is back for its 13th year!

August 13-14, 2018
  • Philadelphia, PA

Agenda

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DAY ONE Monday, August 13, 2018

7:30

Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Rey Ramos, MD
Business Process Standardization Lead
Johnson & Johnson

8:45

LUMINARY ADDRESS The Future Is Here — Manufacturing in Life Sciences

Daniel R. Matlis
President
Axendia

9:30

KEYNOTE FROM MESA Open Process Automation —
Definition of the Next Generation Process Automation System

Dennis Brandl
Member, MESA International Board
MESA International

10:15

NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENT BREAK SYSTEM-SOLUTION EXCHANGE

10:45

COMPLIANCE SPOTLIGHT Overcome Regulatory, Compliance and Auditing Challenges for MES and Similar Automation Technologies

Susan Andrejchyshyn
President
SDA Compliance Consulting Inc.

Richard Lemire
Managing Partner
Global OT IT Quality Services Inc.

11:30

Pave the Way for Personalized Medicine by Utilizing Digitalization Portfolio Solutions

Todd Lybrook
Portfolio Director
Siemens Industry

12:15

Networking Luncheon

CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO WORKSHOPS (1-2) Efficiency and ROI Every Step of the Way Attend the session that is most beneficial to you based on where you are within the lifecycle of your MES journey. This content is designed to accelerate MES adoption and advance the application of software and integration capabilities.

1. EARLY STAGES OF MES

1:30

I. Assess Key Considerations for MES Selection and Compare Standardization vs. Customization to Ensure Product Quality and Compliance

II. Illustrate Long-Term ROI During and After MES Deployment

Jordan Croteau
Senior Engineer Global Execution Systems
Biogen (Invited)

 
2. ADVANCED APPLICATION OF MES

1:30

I. 3D Printing and Augmented Reality — Integrating with MES and Manufacturing Process

II. Open Discussion on Next Generation Process Automation

Rey Ramos, MD
Business Process Standardization Lead
Johnson & Johnson

3:00

NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENT BREAK SYSTEM-SOLUTION EXCHANGE

3:30

CASE STUDY Successful Strategies for Implementing MES During Mergers and Acquisitions

Deepesh Rathore
Senior Manager IT
Teva Pharmaceuticals

4:15

Examine the Importance of Validation and Verification of the MES Recipes

Speaker TBA

5:00

MES MARKETPLACE AND INNOVATIONS LAB During this portion of the meeting, enjoy wine and cheese while networking with industry colleagues and leading business partners. Continue the conversation after a content-rich day and benefit from one-on-one discussions and live demos with your peers who are driving the MES system of the future.

DAY TWO Tuesday, August 14, 2018

8:00

Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairperson’s Review of Day One

Rey Ramos, MD
Business Process Standardization Lead
Johnson & Johnson

8:45

CASE STUDY Expanding the Benefits of MES — A Look at Integration Across the Enterprise

Rey Ramos, MD
Business Process Standardization Lead
Johnson & Johnson

9:30

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION Enhance Team Collaboration, Adoption and Usage of the MES System

Facilitator:

Deepesh Rathore
Senior Manager IT
Teva Pharmaceuticals

10:15

NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENT BREAK SYSTEM-SOLUTION EXCHANGE

10:45

IT THINK TANK — EXTENDED SESSION Cybersecurity Safeguards —
Protecting Your MES System in Today’s Digital Environment

Speaker TBA

12:15

NETWORKING LUNCHEON SYSTEM-SOLUTION EXCHANGE

1:15

BUSINESS PARTNER SEND-OFF MES 2020 — System Innovations Driving Productivity, Performance and Profitability for the Facility of the Future

2:00

Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

Rey Ramos, MD
Business Process Standardization Lead
Johnson & Johnson

2:15

Close of Conference

Agenda

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

DAY ONE Monday, August 13, 2018

7:30

Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Rey Ramos, MD
Business Process Standardization Lead
Johnson & Johnson

8:45

LUMINARY ADDRESS The Future Is Here — Manufacturing in Life Sciences

Daniel R. Matlis
President
Axendia

9:30

KEYNOTE FROM MESA Open Process Automation —
Definition of the Next Generation Process Automation System

Dennis Brandl
Member, MESA International Board
MESA International

10:15

NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENT BREAK SYSTEM-SOLUTION EXCHANGE

10:45

COMPLIANCE SPOTLIGHT Overcome Regulatory, Compliance and Auditing Challenges for MES and Similar Automation Technologies

Susan Andrejchyshyn
President
SDA Compliance Consulting Inc.

Richard Lemire
Managing Partner
Global OT IT Quality Services Inc.

11:30

Pave the Way for Personalized Medicine by Utilizing Digitalization Portfolio Solutions

Todd Lybrook
Portfolio Director
Siemens Industry

12:15

Networking Luncheon

CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO WORKSHOPS (1-2) Efficiency and ROI Every Step of the Way Attend the session that is most beneficial to you based on where you are within the lifecycle of your MES journey. This content is designed to accelerate MES adoption and advance the application of software and integration capabilities.

1. EARLY STAGES OF MES

1:30

I. Assess Key Considerations for MES Selection and Compare Standardization vs. Customization to Ensure Product Quality and Compliance

II. Illustrate Long-Term ROI During and After MES Deployment

Jordan Croteau
Senior Engineer Global Execution Systems
Biogen (Invited)

 
2. ADVANCED APPLICATION OF MES

1:30

I. 3D Printing and Augmented Reality — Integrating with MES and Manufacturing Process

II. Open Discussion on Next Generation Process Automation

Rey Ramos, MD
Business Process Standardization Lead
Johnson & Johnson

3:00

NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENT BREAK SYSTEM-SOLUTION EXCHANGE

3:30

CASE STUDY Successful Strategies for Implementing MES During Mergers and Acquisitions

Deepesh Rathore
Senior Manager IT
Teva Pharmaceuticals

4:15

Examine the Importance of Validation and Verification of the MES Recipes

Speaker TBA

5:00

MES MARKETPLACE AND INNOVATIONS LAB During this portion of the meeting, enjoy wine and cheese while networking with industry colleagues and leading business partners. Continue the conversation after a content-rich day and benefit from one-on-one discussions and live demos with your peers who are driving the MES system of the future.

DAY TWO Tuesday, August 14, 2018

8:00

Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairperson’s Review of Day One

Rey Ramos, MD
Business Process Standardization Lead
Johnson & Johnson

8:45

CASE STUDY Expanding the Benefits of MES — A Look at Integration Across the Enterprise

Rey Ramos, MD
Business Process Standardization Lead
Johnson & Johnson

9:30

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION Enhance Team Collaboration, Adoption and Usage of the MES System

Facilitator:

Deepesh Rathore
Senior Manager IT
Teva Pharmaceuticals

10:15

NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENT BREAK SYSTEM-SOLUTION EXCHANGE

10:45

IT THINK TANK — EXTENDED SESSION Cybersecurity Safeguards —
Protecting Your MES System in Today’s Digital Environment

Speaker TBA

12:15

NETWORKING LUNCHEON SYSTEM-SOLUTION EXCHANGE

1:15

BUSINESS PARTNER SEND-OFF MES 2020 — System Innovations Driving Productivity, Performance and Profitability for the Facility of the Future

2:00

Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

Rey Ramos, MD
Business Process Standardization Lead
Johnson & Johnson

2:15

Close of Conference