leading Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices Companies confirm to attend the inaugural Healthcare & Life Sciences Supply Chain Summit in Chicago

May 23, 2010 — Senior Supply Chain Executives from Abbott, Baxter, Boston Scientific, Covidien, Eli Lilly, J&J, Novartis, Pfizer, Siemens, Varian, GE Healthcare and other pharmaceutical and medical devices manufacturers are coming together in Chicago, June 29-30, for the elite Healthcare & Life Sciences Supply Chain Summit.

The Summit will feature in-depth case studies and knowledge sharing sessions from the leaders in healthcare supply chain, and cover key issues including Healthcare Reform, Tracking & UDI, California ePedigree Legislation, Outsourcing Supply Chain and much more.

Complimentary passes to the event are available to senior supply chain executives working at pharmaceutical, medical devices or other healthcare companies. Executives can apply for these passes online or contact the event director Emma Miller: emiller(at)eft(dot)com.

The Summit agenda is split into two tracks – one for pharmaceuticals and one for medical devices – ensuring focussed and in-depth learning for all attendees. The event will also feature high-level roundtable discussions on Sustainability, Customer Focussed Supply Chains, Forecasting and other key topics.

The Medical Devices track of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Supply Chain Summit will focus uniquely on the challenges facing your Medical Devices Supply Chain. You’ll hear targetted case studys from speakers in your industry, on:

UDI – How to streamline your device identification and manage your data effectively
Returns, Repairs & End of Life Management – Learn the most cost-effective strategies for managing repairs and waste
Contract Manufacturing – Hear how industry leaders are turning to contract manufacturers to dramatically reduce costs
Speakers on this year’s medical devices track come from some of the top industy players including:

Global Security Director – GE Healthcare
Director, Global Standards & Serialization – Abbott Labs
VP Supply Chain – Baxter Medical Devices
VP Global Logistics – BSN Medical
Senior Global Supply Chain Analyst – Medtronic
Director, E-Commerce – Covidien

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