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FULL PROGRAM OF THE 2022 PHARMA LOGISTICS MASTERCLASS IN ABU DHABI (5 – 9 SEPTEMBER 2022)

Day 1 (September 5) – Data as a value driver for the future pharma supply chain

Chair: Prof.  Dr. Ernesto Damiani, Senior Director at Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

09:00 – 09:15    ◽    Welcome address by the Captain and the Co-pilots (Prof. Dr. Roel Gevaers, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Antwerp ▪ Prof. Dr. Ernesto Damiani, Khalifa University ▪  Mr. Frank Van Gelder, Secretary General of Pharma.Aero)

09:15 – 09:30    ◽    Flightplan of the Masterclass

Mr. Frank Van Gelder, Secretary General Pharma.Aero

09:30 – 10:15    ◽    The Power of Mega Cargo Loads of Data: Impact on the Future Pharma Supply Chain Data Models and Analytics

Prof. Dr. Ernesto Damiani, Khalifa University

10:15 – 10:45    ◽    When Machines Start to Think Human: the Power and Capabilities of Artificial Intelligence in Pharma Supply Chain (Industry use case)

10:45 – 11:15    ◽    Coffee Break  & Networking

11:15 – 12:00    ◽    Connecting the Data Dots of the End-to-end Pharma Supply Chain Routing: Use Cases and Data Command Tower

Prof. Dr. Ernesto Damiani, Khalifa University ▪ Mr. Andre Vierder, Managing Director Middle East of Blue Yonder

12:00 – 12:30  ◽    Flying without a Risk: How Data Analytics Enlarge your Comfort Zone to Ship Pharmaceuticals

Prof. Dr. Yvonne Ziegler, CEO Mytigate

12:30 – 14:30    ◽    Lunch Break with Alternating Visits to the Khalifa University Drone and Robotics Lab

15:30 – 17:00    ◽    Workshop (Digital Twinning) Light in the Black Box: How Big Data Analytics Create Pharma Supply Chain Predictability
Mina Zayed Abu Dhabi  

17:00 – 17:30    ◽    Wrap up: Pharma Greenlane – The Impact of Digitization on Sustainability

18:00 – 20:30   ◽    Welcome Reception & Networking
Dr. Omar Najim (Director Executive Affairs UAE) ▪  Mr. Robert Sutton (CEO AD Ports) ▪ 
 Mr. Fabrice Panza (Manager Global Cool Chain Solutions Etihad Cargo) ▪ Dr. Arif Alhammadi (EVP Khalifa University) ▪  Prof. Dr. Koen Vandenbempt (Dean Faculty of Business and Economics , University of Antwerp) ▪  Mr. Trevor Caswell (Chairman Pharma.Aero, Manager Demand & Product Development (Cargo), Edmonton International Airport)

Day 2 (September 6) – Setting your future supply chain strategy by economic modelling

Chair: Prof.Dr. Roel Gevaers, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Antwerp

09:00 – 11:30   ◽    Visit to the Abu Dhabi Airport Cargo (ADAC) Facility alternated with Pharma Supply Chain case-based Challenges
Mr. Fabrice Panza, Manager Global Cool Chain Solutions Etihad Cargo ▪ Prof. Dr. Wouter Dewulf, Faculty of Business and Economics University of Antwerp ▪ Mr. Frank Van Gelder, Secretary General Pharma Aero

12:00 – 13:00   ◽    Lunch Break & Networking 

13:00 – 14:15   ◽    When Strategic Data Like to Drive your Entrepreneurship: Multi-modal Evidence-based Business Forecast
Dr. Sven Buyle, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Antwerp ▪ Prof.Dr. Tom O’Brien, California State University Long Beach, Centre for International Trade and Transportation METRANS Transportation Consortium 

14:15 – 14:45    ◽    Innovation, the Enabling Key to a Resilient End-To-End Pharma Supply Chain, Robust Enough for the Future Challenges (Industry use case)

14:45 – 15:15    ◽    Successful Supply Chain Models in Healthcare (Industry use case)

15:15 – 15:45   ◽    Coffee Break & Networking

15:45 – 16.15    ◽    The  Pharma.Aero Membership 300 Seconds Rapid-fire Cases: How to Translate Supply Chain Strategy Vision into Action (Four Pharma.Aero member use cases) 

16:15 – 17:30    ◽    Workshop – “Less is more”: How to Develop Agile Strategies in the Pharma Supply Chain Organisation 

(Prof. Dr. Wouter Dewulf, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Antwerp ▪ Prof. Dr. Koen Vandenbempt, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Antwerp)

17:30 – 17.45    ◽    Wrap-up: The future pharma supply chain economic models including circular economy

 

Day 3 (September 7) – Pack and Go: How Innovative Packaging  and Cool Chain Innovation will Support the Future Healthcare Model

Chair: Mr. Frank Van Gelder, Secretary General Pharma.Aero

09:00 – 09:15   ◽    Setting the Scene: Wake-up Call for Integrated Full End-to-end Visibility Supply

Mr. Frank Van Gelder, Secretary General Pharma.Aero

09:15 – 10:00   ◽    How the Change of the Future Healthcare Model Drives New Supply Chain Requirements

Department of Health Abu Dhabi / Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry

10.00– 10:30   ◽    007 IoT Devices: Permanent Advanced Pharma Data and Cyber Security
Prof. Dr. Chan Yeob Yeun, Khalifa University

10:30 – 11:00    ◽    Coffee Break & Networking                                    

11:00– 11:30    ◽    Back to the Future: Evidence-based Business Model Change in Dry Ice Use (Industry use cases)  
Mr. Diego Loaiza Salazar, Marketing Manager LATAM Cold Jet

11:30 – 12:00   ◽    Cool Chain Challenges for the Last-mile Deliveries: Stay Cool and Stable until the Vein  

Prof. Dr. Roel Gevaers, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Antwerp

12.00 – 12:15    ◽    Introduction to Future Packaging:  Can we Cool, Wrap and Pack in a More Innovative Way (Industry use case)

12:15 – 13:45    ◽    Lunch Workshop: Create an Innovative Packing Solution End-to-end (Working group with academic and industry moderators) 

13:45 – 14:15    ◽    Wrap-up: Sustainability Challenges in Future Packaging Technologies

15:00 – 18:00   ◽    RAFED & Genome Valley Visit

 

Day 4 (September 8) – When the Exception Turns into Standards: Emergency and Crisis Pharma Logistics

Chair: Dr. Omar Najim, Director Executive Affairs UAE

09:00 – 09:30   ◽    Setting the Scene: the Impact of the Global Disruption Caused by Health and Geopolitical Situations

Dr. Omar Najim, Director Executive Affairs UAE

09:30 – 10:00   ◽    When all Standards Are Gone: Flexible until It Snaps – Insights in Emergency Logistics (Industry and Government use case)

10:00 – 10:30   ◽    Collaboration as a Key Differentiator for Future Crisis Models 
Mr. Trevor Caswell, Chairman Pharma.Aero, Manager Demand & Product Development), Edmonton Intl. Airport –  Project Sunrays Pharma.Aero & TIACA
HOPE Consortium

10:30 – 11:00   ◽    Coffee Break & Networking 

11:00 – 11:30    ◽    Research in the Area of Emergency Logistics: How Science Standardises Disruption and Chaos
Dr. Raja Jayaraman, Khalifa University ▪ Dr. Andrei Sleptchenko, Khalifa University

11:30 – 12:00   ◽    Blockchain Applications: How New Technologies Can Drive the Future Emergency Medical and Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Data

Dr. Khaled Salah, Khalifa University

12:00 – 13:00    ◽    Lunch & Networking

13:00 – 14:30    ◽    Workshop – Connect to the Last Difficult Mile: UAV Project – Pharma.Aero

Dr. Olivier Defawe, VillageReach – Director Private Sector Engagment, Drones for Health Program Lead, Pharma.Aero UAV Project Manager ▪ Mr. Sanjeev Ghadia, CEO Astral Aviation & Astral Aerial Solutions ▪ Mr. Trevor Caswell, Chairman Pharma.Aero, Manager Demand & Product Development, Edmonton Intl. Airport (moderator) ▪ Jeremy Mitchell, Services Assurance Manager, Commercial Department at Sharjah Airport Authority (moderator)

14:30 – 15:00   ◽    Wrap up: Sustainable Methodologies and Principles in Pharma Logistics

17:30 – 21:30    ◽    Social Event: Masterclass Dinner Event & Certification Ceremony – Abu Dhabi Desert 

 

Day 5 (September 9) – Sustainable Pharma Supply Chain Models: How Transport Modes Intertwine

Chair: Prof. Dr. Christa Sys, Faculty of Business and Economics,  University of Antwerp

09:00 – 09:30   ◽    Sea Freight in the Pharma Supply Chain: Volume versus Value?

Prof. Dr. Christa Sys, Faculty of Business and Economics,  University of Antwerp

09:30 – 10:45   ◽  Routing a More Sustainable Supply Chain through Intermodal Solutions. Use Case: Reducing CO2 Emissions by Transport Collaboration – Wings, Steamers, and Rail

Mrs. Simona Ravera, Director Solutions Sales EMEA – LifeSciences & Healthcare, BDP International ▪ Mr. Gerry Fama, Vice President of Europe Sales, BDP International

 10:45 – 11:15   ◽    Coffee Break & Networking 

11:15 – 11:45    ◽    Is Physical Internet the Facticity to Ultimate Sustainability?

Khalifa University

11:45 – 12:15   ◽    Do We Speak the Same Language: the Need for a Cross-modal CO2 Calculation Model

Mr. Rafael Arevalo-Ascanio, PhD Researcher University of Antwerp

12:15 – 12:45    ◽    The Airline Sustainability Program: ETIHAD Industry use case

Mr. Fabrice Panza, Manager Global Cool Chain Solutions Etihad Cargo

12:45 – 13:30    ◽    Wrap up: Concluding the Pharma Green Lane Definition

13:30 – 15:00    ◽    2022 Pharma Logistics Masterclass Closure over Lunch & Networking

16:30 – 21:30    ◽    Social Event: La Perle Entertainment Show V-Hotel, Dubai Business District

 

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