17th - 18th April 2018 | Munich, Germany

Conference Day Two

9:00 am - 10:30 am Morning Workshop: Overlapping Circles – The Journey Towards Real Collaboration

This morning workshop will look at how to install a sustainable culture of collaboration between your organisation and your CDMOs

Attend This Workshop To:
•Discuss how collaboration can bring key success to working with partners
•Look at how in retain a sustainable network
•Understand where you can optimise the relationship with CDMOs

10:30 am - 10:35 am Chairman's Opening Remarks

Roger Cassidy, Managing Partner,Tamesis Pharma

Roger Cassidy

Managing Partner
Tamesis Pharma

Each round table will discuss a different “what if” scenario that mirrors a real CDMO
situation. Develop strategies to overcome these likely scenarios and share past
experiences and ideas. After 30 minutes, rotate round to be met with another scenario!
Luiz Barberini, Operations Manager - External Manufacturing Latin America, Bayer
Kyriakos Berberidis, Director External Manufacturing and Supply, Janssen
Patrik Kass, Director External Supply operations, Orion
Stefano Seminara, External Manufacturing Technical Manager, Bayer

Luiz Barberini

Operations Mng - External Manufacturing Latin America Head


Kyriakos Berberidis

Director Supply Chain and External Manufacturing


Patrik Kass

Director External Supply Operations


Stefano Seminara

External Manufacturing Technical Manager

11:45 am - 12:15 pm Coffee Break

12:15 pm - 12:55 pm Case Study: When to Move on from Your CMO

Luiz Barberini, Operations Mng - External Manufacturing Latin America Head,Bayer
-Understand when it is the right decision to walk away from your CDMO
-Learn how to rectify miscommunication between partners
-Establish the consideration in practicality and timelines of transferring of processes

Luiz Barberini

Operations Mng - External Manufacturing Latin America Head

12:55 pm - 1:35 pm Case Study: Investigation with CMOs

Nicolas Puljic, External Manufacturing Production Manager,Biogen
- What to do when problems arise?
- Determine what steps you can take to ensure better transparency/ communication with CMOs
- Learn what to look out for when investigation are performed at a CMO to know what to expect in your partnership

Nicolas Puljic

External Manufacturing Production Manager

1:35 pm - 2:35 pm Networking Lunch

2:35 pm - 3:15 pm Case Study: Risk Management Across the Life Cycle of a CDMO

Glenn Peace, Director Senior Director Operations – Global External Supply,Mallinckdrodt Pharmaceuticals
• Determine how to assess risk when working with CDMOs
• Understand how risk can be best managed across the life cycle and considerations that need to be made
• Discuss how to factor in risk assessments and monitor red flags in external relationships

Glenn Peace

Director Senior Director Operations – Global External Supply
Mallinckdrodt Pharmaceuticals

3:15 pm - 3:55 pm Optimising Selection Processes for your CMO

Christophe Stevens, Associate Director External Manufacturing ,UCB
• Discuss how certain models for CMO selection processes can be optimised to expedite timelines
• Establish what key considerations are needed to align expectations between pharma and external manufacturers
• Hear where criteria need to be met in order to avoid critical gaps in production cycles

Christophe Stevens

Associate Director External Manufacturing

3:55 pm - 4:00 pm Chairman's Closing Remarks