Call for Papers: Biotech Industry Supply Chain Management Conference, Oct 23-24, 2014

Papers are being solicited for the annual conference of the Bio Supply Management Alliance (BSMA) to be held on October 23-24 in Foster City, California. BSMA is the world’s leading community of biopharma supply chain management professionals.

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2013 bsma plenary session

Plenary Session, 6th Annual Conference, 2013

“...Not only did I appreciate the chance to speak...but I also learned a lot about supply chain challenges and some innovative ways that companies are working to tackle them.” Megan Maltenfort, Sustainability Manager, VWR International, LLC

Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014

Papers are being solicited for the annual conference of the Bio Supply Management Alliance (BSMA) to be held on October 23-24 in Foster City, California. BSMA is the world’s leading community of biopharma supply chain management professionals. As a thought leader, network and make a difference in the efficacy of the biotech industry through your subject matter expertise and earn $695 complimentary registration for the two-day event. The conference will enable supply chain professionals engaged in clinical operations, commercialization, manufacturing, logistics, molecular diagnostics testing, information technology and government compliance to share, learn and advance the biotech industry. At the Annual Conference in October 2014, business leaders from over 90 companies attended and networked at the event.

The theme of the conference is “Biotech Manufacturer Supplier Collaboration: Reducing Cost, Lead Time & Defects.”

Submit a 100-word synopsis of your presentation along with the speaker bio by June 1, 2014 to the contact given below. Acceptance of speakers, decided by a roster of eminent authorities in the field, will be finalized and notified by July 15, 2014.

Suggested subjects for consideration:

  •     Strategic and Tactical Sourcing, Contract Research, Contract Manufacturing, Contract Clinical Operations
  •     Information Transfer from R&D to Clinical Trials to Commercialization to Patient Care
  •     Sales and Operations Planning
  •     Innovations in Manufacturing
  •     Quality Assurance End to End
  •     Entering Emerging Markets
  •     Big Data and Analytics, Cloud Computing, Mobile App, ERP and SAS Solutions
  •     Distribution Management
  •     Molecular Diagnostics Testing
  •     Visibility in the Supply Chain
  •     Risk Management
  •     Temperature-controlled distribution (Cold Chain)
  •     SCM Talent and Career Development
  •     Compliance with Government Regulations

ABOUT BSMA
The Bio Supply Management Alliance, which organizes the Conference, was born of the need to create a worldwide community of operations and supply chain management leaders and professionals in the biopharma industry. The Alliance provides a forum for collaboration, learning and best practice sharing of practitioners, executives and thought leaders in the uniquely demanding industries.

Because life depends on usTM, the Bio Supply Management Alliance supports continuous learning and improvement of bio supply management professionals.


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BSMA Conference Program 2013 2013 BSMA Conference Program

Copy of 6th Annual BSMA Conference Program