Discussion Table Topics Announced

Be sure to check out the following discussion topics during the open roundtable session on May 19th! Participants will have an opportunity to choose from a number of different discussions over the course of the two-hour session.  Follow-up on comments and ideas from earlier sessions and explore a variety of supplemental topics.  New topics are being added, so please be sure to check back frequently for updates!

Discussion Tables

“Innovative Approaches for Transporting Temperature-Sensitive Biological Samples”
Russ Hager and Stuart Davidson, BioStorage Technologies, Inc.

“Transportation Security: Challenges and Solutions”
Karl Kussow, FedEx

“Effective Recall Management: What you Need to Know or Effective Product Recalls: Are you Ready?”
Angie Puthoff, Stericycle, Inc.

“Loading Techniques and Monitoring for Proper Air Flow”
Tabitha Kemp, Panther Life Science Logistics

“Make Reusable Packaging Successful in your Organization”
John Howe, Active CC Boxes, LLC

“Clinical Supply Chains”
Wade Lange, ImmuneWorks, Inc.

“Product Security”
Mark Seitz, Eli Lilly and Co.

“Trends in Healthcare Supply Chain Management”
Lora Cecere, Altimeter Group

“Healthcare Supply Chain Management in the Hospital”
Rosaline Parson, Orlando Health/Healthcare Purchasing Alliance

“Improving Relationships Between Manufacturer and Hospital”
Chet Damania, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.

“Lessons from Consumer Goods Supply Chains”
Deep Parekh, Equus Group

“Advanced Planning Systems”
Michael Wentling, Johnson & Johnson

“Scenario Planning in New Product Launch”
Dr. Lisa Nair, LifeCell

“Validation Process for Thermal Blanket Protection”
Peter Mirabella, Q Sales & Leasing

“Review of Use of RF-enabled Temperature Data Logger for Managing the Temperature – Sensitive Pharmaceutical Supply Chain”
Peter Maysek, Sensitech, Inc.

“Cost of packaging, packouts and shipping”
Patricia Beckenhaupt, CDC

“Handling of Cold Chain Products through the TSA Requirements”
Aaron Turner, BioConvergence

“Is Six Sigma Process Capability Achievable in Controlled Environment Logistics?”
Daniel J. Littlefield, Modality Solutions LLC,

“Other Challenges in Controlled-Environment Logistics: Is Temperature Control All We Need?”
Gary M. Hutchinson, Amgen

“Supply Chain Logistics”
Nathan Collins, Russell Publishing

“Supplier Diversity: Gaining Momentum”
Eric Marr, Diversity Accords

“Supply Chains based on Collaborative Partnerships “
Janet Carminati, Ph.D.,  BioConvergence and Michel Pautrat, Creapharm
“Introduction to Indiana Supplier Insight”
Lisa Laughner, Conexus
“Research Topics in Cold Chain Management:  Tell the Professors What You Would Like Them to Research!”
Prof. Vicki Smith-Daniels, Indiana University Kelley School of Business and
Prof. Mohan V. Tatikonda, Indiana University Kelley School of Business

“Integrating Track-and-Trace and E-Pedigree into Distribution Processes”

Nick Basta, Pharmaceutical Commerce


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