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Agenda

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

8:00

Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00

Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:10

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

Dennis Brandl
Member, MESA International Board
MESA International

9:55

CASE STUDY Building an Enterprise System with Limited Resources

Jairus Martin
Business Solutions Contractor

10:40

NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENT BREAK SYSTEM-SOLUTION EXCHANGE

11:10

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.

12:00

Networking Luncheon

1:15

Pave the Way for Personalized Medicine by Utilizing Digitalization Portfolio Solutions

Todd Lybrook
Portfolio Director
Siemens Industry

2:00

Advanced Application of MES

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

II. Open Discussion on Next Generation Process Automation

Dennis Brandl
Member, MESA International Board
MESA International

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

CASE STUDY AstraZeneca Australia’s MES Journey —
Exploiting MES System for its Optimal Utilization

Swati Priya
MES Business Analyst
AstraZeneca

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

8:45

Complete Paperless Manufacturing

Bob Schiros
Syncade Sales Director, Americas, Process Systems & Solutions
Emerson Automation Solutions

9:30

Migrate to Fully Electronic Batch Records through System Integration

Allison Lewis
Program Manager
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc

10:15

NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENT BREAK SYSTEM-SOLUTION EXCHANGE

10:45

LUMINARY ADDRESS The Future Is Here — Manufacturing in Life Sciences

Daniel R. Matlis
President
Axendia

11:30

“ASK THE EXPERTS” PANEL

Convene with speakers and discuss some of the topics that have come up as popular points of conversation throughout the conference.

12:15

CLOSE OF CONFERENCE AND LUNCHEON SEND-OFF

Agenda

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

DAY ONE Monday, August 13, 2018

8:00

Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00

Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:10

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

Dennis Brandl
Member, MESA International Board
MESA International

9:55

CASE STUDY Building an Enterprise System with Limited Resources

Jairus Martin
Business Solutions Contractor

10:40

NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENT BREAK SYSTEM-SOLUTION EXCHANGE

11:10

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.

12:00

Networking Luncheon

1:15

Pave the Way for Personalized Medicine by Utilizing Digitalization Portfolio Solutions

Todd Lybrook
Portfolio Director
Siemens Industry

2:00

Advanced Application of MES

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

II. Open Discussion on Next Generation Process Automation

Dennis Brandl
Member, MESA International Board
MESA International

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

CASE STUDY AstraZeneca Australia’s MES Journey —
Exploiting MES System for its Optimal Utilization

Swati Priya
MES Business Analyst
AstraZeneca

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

8:45

Complete Paperless Manufacturing

Bob Schiros
Syncade Sales Director, Americas, Process Systems & Solutions
Emerson Automation Solutions

9:30

Migrate to Fully Electronic Batch Records through System Integration

Allison Lewis
Program Manager
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc

10:15

NETWORKING AND REFRESHMENT BREAK SYSTEM-SOLUTION EXCHANGE

10:45

LUMINARY ADDRESS The Future Is Here — Manufacturing in Life Sciences

Daniel R. Matlis
President
Axendia

11:30

“ASK THE EXPERTS” PANEL

Convene with speakers and discuss some of the topics that have come up as popular points of conversation throughout the conference.

12:15

CLOSE OF CONFERENCE AND LUNCHEON SEND-OFF