Foster City, California, August 1, 2017: Eminent executives of the bio-pharma industry will address the 10th Annual Conference of BSMA and focus on innovations and technology in immunotherapy drug development, rewiring of the supply chain of an enterprise, demand-sensing platforms for inventory management, global balancing of modes of freight, and implications of Trump’s tax and trade policies. The summit will be a unique forum for learning, sharing and networking in order to advance the industry as well as personal careers.

Since its inception, the conference has been recognized to be the most informative, interactive, technology-enabling and solution-sharing event in the bio-pharma space where drug manufacturers lead, academia provides research, and service providers build the extended supply chain. 
Biocom, Biomedical Manufacturing Network,
the City of Fremont, and CSCMP are collaborating
to organize the premiere conference  titled...


Thursday, October 12, 2017
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Foster City, CA
Empowering small and mid-sized companies to further the resurgence of manufacturing in California is the spirit of the forum.
Meet the confirmed Rock Stars!
Tim Moore, Executive Vice President, Technical Operations, Kite Pharma

" Pioneering the Development of the Supply Chain for Immunotherapy Drugs: The Brave New World”

Kevin Pegels, Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Illumina

  " Supply Chain Transformation: Improving the Customer Experience for Competitiveness” 

Lisa Hammann, Vice President and Region Head of North America Supply Chain, Genentech

"Building a Real-Time Visibility Platform for Supply Chains:  Innovation in Progress." 

Wahiba Hall, Head Global Transportation and Warehousing – Pharma Division, Bayer

“Transportation Management Optimization in the Global Bio-pharma Marketplace: Achieving Cost Reduction, Service Improvement and GDP Compliance with Security” 
Jennifer Parkhurst, Partner, Pharma and Life Sciences Operations,  PwC
Ben Proce, Partner, Pharma and Life Sciences Tax Practice,  PwC

“President Trump’s Policy Agenda: Creating a Pharmaceutical Supply Chain and Business Strategy Amid Tax and Trade Reform Uncertainties"

  Kelly Kline, Chief Innovation Officer, City of Fremont
Greg Theyel, Program Director, Biomedical Manufacturing Network

Rick Futz, Chief Business Development Officer, Biocom, and Managing Director, Biocom Purchasing Group

  “Economic Development of the Region: Our Call to Action!”

The conference program consists of panels in the areas of Clinical Supply Chain, Disruptive Technologies in Transportation, Meeting the Challenges of Small and Mid-sized Companies, and Technologies of Blockchain and AI. Nearly 50 speakers will be a part of a town hall-like environment for sharing of experience and knowledge. 

Prashant Yadav, Strategy Leader-Supply Chain, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will moderate the following panel:

"PANEL: Industry 360° - Taking a Quantum Leap in Rewiring the Biotech Supply Chain”

Panel consists of Khalid Shah, Vice President and Head of Pharmaceutical Operations and Supply Chain, Exelixis; Som Chattopadhyay, Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Amgen; Robert Bottome, Sr. Director, Global Supply Chain, BioMarin; and, Lisa Hammann, Vice President and Region Head of North American Supply Chain, Genentech.


Thursday, October 12, 2017
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Foster City, CA