17 - 18 Jan 2019

Hitex Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad

Asia Pharma Supply Chain Summit 2019

17 January, 2019 HITEX Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad

Day 1 | 17 January, 2019


Registration & Coffee


Welcome Remarks by Conference Convenor - Rajesh Vij, Kanishk International

1000 - 1015

Keynote Address by Shri Ravi Uday Bhaskar, Director General, Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council of India

1015 – 1045

Indian Pharmaceutical Market: Opportunities and Challenges

Sudarshan Jain, Senior Advisor, APAX Partners, India
1045 - 1115

The Profit Margins In Exports To Key Markets Are Witnessing A Major Squeeze How Is India Inc Preparing To Mitigate The Growth Risks.

Ajay Nair, Partner, EY
1115 – 1130

How the port led SEZ can help the Pharma Supply Chain Industry

S Sittarasu, CEO, JNPT, SEZ
1130 – 1145

Refreshment & Networking Break

1145 – 1230

PANEL DISCUSSION: Network Design & End-to-End Supply Chain Strategy Development

Krishan Parab, Senior Director Supply Chain, Sanofi India
Anand Garg, Senior Director - Head India Supply Chain, Dr. Reddy's
Javin Bhinde, Director & Co Founder, Syncore Consulting
Rajasekhara Reddy, Vice President - Global Demand Planning and Logistics, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
1230 – 1300

Digital Transformation for Audit Compliance

Dinesh Pilgaokar, Sr. Vice President & Business Head, Bar Code India
1300 - 1400

Networking & Lunch Break

1400 – 1445

Panel Discussion: Transformation in Pharma Distribution

Arif Siddiqui, Director, Coign Consulting
Yogesh Mane, Head API Planning & Global Logistics, Biocon Ltd.
Gulshan Bakhtiani, Founder - Director, Wellness Forever Medicare
Rahul Agarwal, Director, Koolex Cold Chain
Subhash Talukdar, Sr. GM Demand Planning & Supply Chain, Lupin Ltd
Prabhat Agrawal, CEO, Entero Healthcare Solutions
1445 – 1505

Leveraging Block Chain to Transform the Life Sciences Supply Chain

Abhijat Sinha, Principal Counsultant, Wipro
1505 – 1550

PANEL DISCUSSION: Freight Optimisation Strategies

  • How to work with Airlines & Shipping Lines
  • Airports & Ports
  • Warehousing, 3PL, 4PL
Satish Lakkaraju, Chief Commercial Officer, Agility Logistics
Rajasekhara Reddy, Vice President - Global Demand Planning and Logistics, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Pradeep Srivastav, Sr. VP - Cargo, Spicejet Ltd
Joy John, Director – Airfreight, CEVA Logistics (India)
Laurence Jacobi, Cargo Manager AP & TS, Emirates SkyCargo
1550 - 1605

Refreshment & Networking Break

1605 – 1645

Temperature Sensitive Challenges in Last Mile Distribution

Krishan Parab, Senior Director Supply Chain, Sanofi
Yogesh Tonde, Sr. Manager C&FC support & Compliance, Novartis India
Tarun Kumar Guha, Director Supply Chain (Logistics & Distribution), Dr.Reddy’s
Rahul Agarwal, Director, Koolex Cold Chain
1645 – 1705

China Is Strengthening Its Formulations Business After Having Built A Stronghold On API's How Will That Impact India's Pharma Exports.

Parasuram Chavakula, Head - SCM - API division, Cipla
1705 - 1720

Transporters role for Quality Compliance for TTSPP (Time and Temperature sensitive Pharmaceuticals Products)

Nagabooshanam M R, Quality Assurance, Geetee Carriers
1720 - 1800

Panel Discussion: Counterfeiting & Serialisation

  • How Counterfeit Medicines Penetrate The Legitimate Supply Chain
  • Combating the Fake – Linking Serialization, Track and Trace and Spectral Fingerprinting
  • Anti-Counterfeiting & Serialisation Packaging Techniques – Protecting Your Products
Vaibhav Agrawal, Sr. Manager, Supply Planning,Janssen India (J&J Pharma)
Nakul Pasricha, President & CEO, PharmaSecure
Chander Shekhar Jeena,Secretary, Authentication Solutions Providers' Association

Closing Remarks And End Of Day 1

Day 2 | 18 January, 2019


Registration & Coffee


Welcome Remarks by Conference Convenor - Rajesh Vij, Kanishk International

0930 - 1000

Disrupting Innovation: LTL Transit under FDA-GDP Compliance for Pharma products.

Foster McDonald, President & CEO ,Cold Box Express, Inc
1000 – 1030

Real Time Temperature Managemnet using IoT to Remotely Monitor the Condition of Products

Avinash Kumar Talwar, Director – Global Supply Chain Management, Head – Global Sourcing PM & MRO, Dr. Reddy's
1030 - 1115

De-risking Supply Chain – creating long term sustainability and reliability.

Himanshu Maloo, Director Supply Chain, Janssen India (J&J Pharma)
Neeta Jha, Director, QO ESIQ Asia Pacific, Janssen ( J & J Pharma)
1115 - 1145

Master Class- Case Study: Implementation of Block Chain in a 'Pharma / Non-Pharma / Logistics Organisation'.

David Weisman co-founder and CEO, Olistics
1145 – 1200

Refreshment & Networking Break

1200 – 1300

Panel Discussion : Exim Tariff- Trade Facilitation – Regulations - Reimbursements

  • Exim Trade: What can we do as Industry to meet global Customs challenges?
  • Ease of Doing Business: Trade Facilitaition measures by DGFT, Customs, GST, DCGI/CDSO, Banks.
  • Facilitation of Exim Activities through 100% EOU, SEZ, FTWZ

Dushyant Mulani, Director, Khimji Poonja Freight Forwarders
Paresh Sangani, Director, Balyaya Sea & Air Logistics
Rajni Sakpal, GM-International Business- Exim Logistics, Indoco Remedies Limited
P C Nambiar, Director-Group Exim, Serum Institute of India
1300 - 1400

Networking & Lunch Break

1400 – 1445

Challenges & Opportunities of Pharmaceuticals in a Cold Storage

Chakravarthi AVPS, Global Ambassador, World Packaging Organisation
Gubba Kiran, CEO, Gubba Cold Storage
Kamal Jain, Director, Cargomen Logistics India
1445 – 1530

PANEL DISCUSISON: How can you Develop a Unified Distribution Strategy that Involves Sales & Marketing & Improves Connection with Customers

Anamika Jain, Director, AAJ Enterprises
Shashank Joshi, Director Supply Chain, P &G
Manas Sahoo, Vice President Supply Chain, Fresenius Kabi
Dr. Garapaty Rama Prasad, Senior General Manager Purchase, Consultant
1530 – 1615

Panel Discussion: E2E Cold Chain Logistics Transformation—How to begin, what are some key watch outs for success and should you partner or do it yourself?

Tarun Kumar Guha, Director Supply Chain (Logistics & Distribution), Dr.Reddy’s
N B Shivakumar, Head Supply Chain, Indian Immunologicals
Dr. Mahesh Bhalgat, Chief Operating Officer, Shantha Biotechnics
Yatish Nainawatee, General Manager, Supply Chain, Biocon Ltd.
Manjunath M.S. Advisor- Cold Chain and Innovation, Cold Box
1615 – 1700

PANEL DISCUSSION – How Can You Use Advanced Planning And Data Analytics To Make More Informed And Proactive Demand And Supply Planning Decisions?

Javin Bhinde, Director & Co Founder, Syncore Consulting
Poonam Bareja,Sr. Manager, Demand & Distribution Planning,Janssen India (J&J Pharma)
Vinay Pinto, Executive Director, Wallace Pharmaceuticals
Vivek Tiwari, CEO, Medika Bazaar
Sumit Razdan, GM - Supply Chain, GVK Biosciences
1700 - 1725

Temperature Control Handling of Pharmaceutical Shipments

Preeti Saluja, GCC Manager, Marken
1725 - 1750

Product-People Connectivity Packaging and Supply Chain to enhance effectiveness and efficiency

Prabir Kumar Das – Head, Pkgg. Tech. Services (OSD) –Mylan, India

Closing Remarks, End of Conference and commencement of Pharma Excellence Awards.