Integrating Pharmaceutical Serialization into Supply Chain Operations [Oct PDM]

October 25, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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Country Inn & Suites
5975 Lusk Blvd
San Diego, CA 92121

About the Speaker:

Basil Pais, Senior Global Account Executive at TraceLink, works with companies to enhance pharmaceutical supply chain traceability and business collaboration to meet the needs of the full external supply network. TraceLink helps companies (CMO's, CPO's, Manufacturers, Distributors, 3PLs, Retail Pharmacies and Hospitals) meet their Serialization and Track and Trace compliance requirements.

Basil is a leading track and trace professional with 30 years of experience as a Senior Global Sales Executive, VP of Alliances, Senior Solutions Architect and Product Solutions Lifecycle management expertise with LifeSciences and Healthcare product solutions that included – Track and Trace Serialization, ePedigree, CSOS, eSubmissions, Clinical Trials, and Payor/Provider solutions – compliance, financial, consumer, clinical solutions, eHR/eMR, and HIEs. In addition, he has extensive supply chain, logistics and global trade management experience in High Tech, Footwear and the Apparel industry.

Basil graduated from Penn State University in 1994 with a Masters degree in Management - International Business and Marketing. Prior to that he completed his Bachelors degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Drexel University.

What You'll Learn: 

If you’re involved with supply chain operations at a pharmaceutical company or contract manufacturing organization, be sure to attend this presentation for an overview on the pharmaceutical serialization
and traceability regulations, specifically the US Drug Supply Chain Security Act, key decisions that need to be made when building serialization into your operational framework, and considerations when integrating with your trade partners.

This presentation will provide information on the challenges and step-by- step considerations to building a serialization program to achieve compliance and additional supply chain benefits.

  • Global counterfeiting is on the rise. Track and trace regulations are becoming the norm, but requirements vary across the world
  • Overview on US DSCSA serialization requirements
  • Track and trace environment is hard to predict and constantly changing
  • Serialization: Four key decisions and the five levels of serialization
  • Integrating with trade partners/CMOs,  requirements and approaches
  • Tying it together – there is business value in serialization and the only way to comply and achieve this business value is through a network approach



$28.00 [APICS Member]
$30.00 after 5:30 pm October 23

$38.00 [Non-Member]
$40.00 after 5:30 pm October 23

$18.00 [Military/Student]
$20.00 after 05:30 pm October 23