UNIQUITY 2015

THE GLOBAL CONFERENCE

October 8-9, 2015
Princeton, NJ, USA

With the rapid transformation of the global supply chain, the world requires trust, security and efficiency more than ever. Today’s brands are thinking long-term strategies beyond machinery and existing processes to safeguard consumers and stakeholders.

Systech is behind the innovation delivering the business, science and technology to protect the global brands we all trust. And we have done so, every day for over 30 years, working together with our customers and partners.

UNIQUITY 2015 wrapped up after welcoming over a hundred industry specialists, nine speakers across regulatory compliance, anti-counterfeiting and consumer engagement, seven sponsors and two media partners. Participating companies included Honeywell, Johnson & Johnson, Baxter, Pfizer and Unilever.

The two-day conference leveraged the presence and contribution of the audience to advance the discussions and the breadth of knowledge of our industry’s current challenges and future requirements. We collectively unveiled and explored how to optimize supply chain security and protect brands through new serialization and authentication advancements.

Sincerely,

Robert DeJean
President and CEO

EXPLORE

EXPLORE

Whether you have been a Systech customer for years or are planning future deployment, we welcome you to explore, experience and network with peers, industry experts and analysts at the Uniquity 2015 Global Conference.

EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE

Uniquity is designed to provide the latest insights, best practices and takeaways for C-Suite, administrators, brand managers, technical and business users of authentication and serialization solutions.

NETWORK

NETWORK

Join global leaders responsible to protect products, markets and brands across their supply chains. Sessions range from in-depth workshops, one-on-one sessions and panel discussions.

AGENDA

Please note that these times are subject to change. Click here to download a PDF.

Join us the evening before, Wednesday, October 7,
for welcome drinks at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Flight Martini & Wine Lounge.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8

0800Registration & Sponsor Floor Open
0900Welcome Location: Courtyard
Hosted by Robert DeJean
0930Keynote
Location: Courtyard
The Changing Face of Serialization
Speakers: Dirk Rodgers & Darryl Brown
1030Regulatory Roundtable – 45 min, Location: Madison
Understanding the Differences between Regulatory Requirements from Country to Country
Speakers: Dirk Rodgers & David DeJean
Insight Track A – 45 min, Location: Ivy
Streamlining Serialization: Exploring Efficiencies from Implementation through Validation
Speaker: George Poltorak Hosted by Vantage
Insight Track B – 45 min, Location: Boardroom
Achieving Flexibility and Adding Value: As a CMO or CPO, how can solutions be delivered that offer the flexibility and scalability to meet rapidly changing needs, while increasing the capabilities and value available to customers?
Speaker: Rick Seibert Hosted by Sharp
Training Insights – 30 min, Location: Princeton
Beyond Recognition: Optical Character Verification (OCV)
Speaker: Tarek Ismail
Solution Insights – 30 min, Location: Nassau
Uniquity Platform: Technical Architecture Overview
Speaker: Stephen Lisa
1100Training Insights – 30 min, Location: Princeton
Putting the Pieces Together: Serial Number Formats and the Value of Aggregation
Speaker: Tarek Ismail
Solution Insights – 30 min, Location: Nassau
UniSolve: Shrink Wrapped Solutions for Rapid Deployment
Speaker: Stephen Lisa
1130Regulatory Insights Roundtable – 45 min, Location: Madison
How to Prepare for Deadlines and the Possibility of Change
Speakers: Dirk Rodgers & David DeJean
Insight Track A – 45 min, Location: Ivy
Replicable Solutions, It is Possible: When deploying multi-line, multi-site solutions, nationally, regionally or around the globe, the need for replicable, scalable deployment models is critical
Speakers: Lee Brown & Chris Siegele Hosted by Omega
Insight Track B Roundtable – 45 min, Location: Boardroom
Growing on Serialization by Adding Traceability and Gaining Supply Chain Visibility: Serialization is one of many steps that may or may not be required to meet regulatory mandates. Adding traceability to the solution across the organization is one way to in increase supply chain visibility and integrity as well as optimizing with partners
Speaker: Wendell Smith Hosted by Polestar LLC
Training Insights – 30 min, Location: Princeton
Seeing More Clearly: Machine Vision Basics
Speaker: Tarek Ismail
Solution Insights – 30 min, Location: Nassau
UniTrace: Track &amp Trace for Your Supply Chain
Speaker: Joe Lipari
1200Training Insights – 30 min, Location: Princeton
Where am I? Data Mapping and Systems Architecture
Speaker: Tarek Ismail
Solution Insights – 30 min, Location: Nassau
UniTrace: Maximizing Benefits for CMOs and CPOs
Speaker: Joe Lipari
1230Lunch
1330Keynote
Location: Courtyard
What’s Hot, What’s Not: Next in Serialization and Track & Trace
Speaker: Gary Lerner
1430Regulatory Insights Roundtable – 45 min, Location: Madison
Pet Panic: Animal Health Regulatory Requirements for Today and Tomorrow
Speaker: David DeJean
Insight Track A – 30 min, Location: Ivy
Understanding Global Regulatory Requirements and Challenges: In this session you will gain insight into the dynamics of the global regulatory landscape and the challenges of meeting deadlines, preparing for changes and upcoming requirements
Speaker: Dirk Rodgers
Insight Track B – 30 min, Location: Boardroom
What’s Next in the Anti-Counterfeiting Market? What’s next? Counterfeiting is not just a pharmaceutical problem but also a growing trend across all industries. What’s your strategy?
Speaker: Jim Sinisgalli
Training Insights – 30 min, Location: Princeton
Is it Too Late? Making Use of Rework
Speaker: Tarek Ismail
Solution Insights – 30 min, Location: Nassau
UniSeries: Leveraging Prepackaged Integration (PIMs)
Speaker: Damien Vasquez
1500Insight Track A – 30 min, Location: Ivy
What Keeps You Up at Night?
Open discussion hosted by Dave Henderson and Jim Lee
Insight Track B – 30 min, Location: Boardroom
AC Technologies: The Good, Bad and Awesome. Gain insight into anti-counterfeiting solutions today, the pro’s, cons and impacts
Speaker: Jim Sinisgalli
Training Insights – 30 min, Location: Princeton
Beyond Recognition: Optical Character Verification (OCV)
Speaker: Tarek Ismail
Solution Insights – 30 min, Location: Nassau
Uniquity Platform: A Look into the Future of Uniquity
Speaker: Stephen Lisa
1530Regulatory Insights Roundtable – 45 min, Location: Madison
The Challenges of Scaling to meet Regulatory Needs
Speakers: Dirk Rodgers &amp: David DeJean
Insight Track A – 45 min, Location: Ivy
Expanding the Supply Chain Visibility Panel
Speaker: TBD Hosted by Ultimate Solutions
Insight Track Panel B – 45 min, Location: Boardroom
Engagement Strategies and Use Cases: What is your business doing to get closer to the end-consumer and user
Speaker: Wendell M. Smith Hosted by Darryl Brown
Training Insights – 30 min, Location: Princeton
Putting the Pieces Together: Serial Number Formats
and the Value of Aggregation
Speaker: Tarek Ismail
1600Training Insights – 30 min, Location: Princeton
Seeing More Clearly: Machine Vision Basics
Speaker: Tarek Ismail
1630Closeout Day 1
1700Cocktails & Networking
1900Dinner & Entertainment
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Lakeside Terrace

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9

0800Sponsor Floor Open
0900Keynote
Location: Courtyard
When bad things happen: Anti-counterfeiting the world. What are the challenges, capabilities and risks
Hosted by Mark Davidson
1000Regulatory Insights Roundtable – 45 min, Location: Madison
The Risks of Non-Compliance: What are the Impacts?
Speaker: David DeJean
Insight Track A – 45 min, Location: Ivy
Driving Consumer Connection Through the Retail Connection: As the media landscapes change, consumer consumption patterns continue to be influenced through a wider range of consumer touchpoints. Manufacturers’ future expectations are shaped through linking behavior and sales conversion tracking, creating household personas informed by consumer insights linked to marketing activities.
Speaker: Kevin Flagg
Insight Track B – 45 min, Location: Boardroom
Global Regulatory Requirements and Challenges
Speaker: Dirk Rodgers
Training Insights – 30 min, Location: Princeton
Open Forum
Speaker: Tarek Ismail
1030Training Insights – 30 min, Location: Princeton
Where am I? Data Mapping and System Architecture
Speaker: Tarek Ismail
Solution Insights – 30 min, Location: Nassau
UniTrace: Track and Trace your Supply Chain
Speaker: Joe Lipari
1100Regulatory Insights Roundtable – 45 min, Location: Madison
Feed Me! Crop Sciences, Regulations and What to Expect
Speakers: Dirk Rodgers & David DeJean
Insight Track A – 45 min, Location: Ivy
Achieving Flexibility and Adding Value: As a CMO or CPO, how are solutions delivered that offer the flexibility and scalability to meet rapidly changing needs while increasing the capabilities and value available to customers?
Speaker: Rick Seibert Hosted by Sharp
Insight Track B – 45 min, Location: Boardroom
Are Cloud Services Secure or Not? In today’s word the only cost effective and flexible way to integrate with partners, regardless of industry, is using secure Internet connections. However, the location of where the applications and associated data are hosted is still a concern
for some. Should it really be?
Speaker: Nick Basta
Training Insights – 30 min, Location: Princeton
Is it too late? Making use of Rework
Speaker: Tarek Ismail
Solution Insights – 30 min, Location: Nassau
UniTrace: Maximizing Benefits for CMOs and CPOs
Speaker: Joe Lipari
1130Training Insights – 30 min, Location: Princeton
Beyond Recognition: Optical Character Verification (OCV)
Speaker: Tarek Ismail
Solution Insights – 30 min, Location: Nassau
UniSecure: Overview of New Authentication and Brand Protection
Speaker: Candice Cassella
1200Regulatory Insights Roundtable – 45 min, Location: Madison
2016 Onwards and What to Expect
Speakers: Dirk Rodgers & David DeJean
Insight Track B – 45 min, Location: Boardroom
Reserved
Training Insights – 30 min, Location: Princeton
Putting the Pieces Together: Serial Number Formats and the Value of Aggregation
Speaker: Tarek Ismail
Solution Insights – 30 min, Location: Nassau
UniSecure: Technical Overview
Speaker: Candice Cassella
1230Training Insights – 30 min, Location: Princeton
Open Forum
Speaker: Tarek Ismail
Solution Insights – 30 min, Location: Nassau
UniSeries: Leveraging Prepackaged Integration (PIMs)
Speaker: Damien Vasquez
1300Lunch
1500Sponsor Floor Closes

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

Uniquity will gather the most respected and innovative customers, partners and influencers in our industry. Take advantage of the visibility and exclusivity the Uniquity conference offers. From showcasing demos in our expo area, meet customers one-on-one, present your company to media, our packages tailor your exposure to your needs.

SIGNAGE SPONSOR

MEDIA PARTNERS

PLATINUM SPONSOR

GOLD SPONSORS

BRONZE SPONSORS

SIGNAGE SPONSOR

MEDIA PARTNERS

SPEAKERS

Dirk Rogers

Dirk Rogers is an independent consultant and founder of RxTrace.com where he writes regularly in an exploration of the intersection between the pharmaceutical supply chain, track and trace technology, standards and regulatory compliance.

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Dirk has served on HDMA, NCPDP, EPCglobal, GS1 and GS1 US technical and standards work groups. He served as co-chair of the GS1 EPCglobal Drug Pedigree Messaging (DPMS) work group and the GS1 Network Centric ePedigree (NCeP) work group, among others. Dirk has published over 300 essays on supply chain, track and trace technology, standards and regulatory compliance topics. Dirk is skilled at making complex technical topics understandable to non-technical readers and listeners, and will lead panel discussions and workshops at UNIQUITY 2015.

Mark Davison

Mark Davison is the author of “Pharmaceutical Anti-Counterfeiting” and a frequent speaker at industry conferences. He is Principal Consultant and CEO of Blue Sphere Health Inc., a healthcare consultancy based in Philadelphia, PA and Cambridge, UK.

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Mark’s 26 years of drug industry experience also includes GlaxoSmithKline, contract research organizations, biotechnology companies and technology vendors. At Bluesphere, Mark works with drug companies and public sector organizations focusing on traceability and authentication of medicines, including DSCSA and FMD issues such as serialization and tamper-evidence.

George Poltorak

George Poltorak is the President and CEO of Vantage Consulting Group, Inc., founded in 1994 with a vision to provide highly focused automation and validation services to the Life Science and Food Manufacturing Industries.

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Through his leadership, Vantage Consulting has grown to be a trusted name in its field, continuously expanding its presence and technical expertise. His vision, along with over 30 years of company management and technical knowledge continue to expand Vantage Consulting’s current influence in the marketplace as a leader in the serialization space. He has spoken at numerous conferences and seminars on topics of Validation and Serialization.

George started his career with Colgate-Palmolive, was involved with a multi-billion dollar modernization program at Nabisco, then moved on to senior leadership roles with Anderson Consulting, and Systech Solutions.

Wendell M. Smith

Wendell M. Smith is the Founder of Technology Transfer Group, as well as the Founder and President of Polestar Ltd. – International Consultants and Investors, since 1981.

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Graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. and a M.S. in mechanical engineering, Smith is dedicated to the pursuit of business in life and life in business. With over 56 years of experience in his field, Wendell is a member of the Boards of Directors of Graphic Arts Technical Foundation, the Research and Engineering Council, the Soderstorm Society, and part of the Advisory Committee at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Wendell served on community and social boards, such as SACIA, The Forum for World Affairs, Stamford Symphony Society, and the Bermuda Biological Station for Research.

Lee Brown

Lee Brown is the Business Development Manager at Omega Design Corp and has over 40 years of experience in the packaging industry, the majority of this time in the pharmaceutical segment; specifically in the high speed automation of pharmaceutical product packaging.

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Lee has represented some of the highest quality manufacturers of both U.S. and German packaging automation. Lee came to Omega Design 6 years ago. He’s been instrumental in moving Omega into their current position of serialization, track and trace and brand protection opportunities, particularly with premium partners like Systech.

Chris Siegele

Chris Siegele is a Serialization Specialist at Omega Design Corp and a member of PMMI’s Emerging Leaders Network. For the past four years, Chris has remained at the forefront of this emerging technology, acting as a key resource around Omega’s serialization initiatives.

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Chris is highly active in researching and quoting serialization applications and has worked closely with Omega’s trusted partners, including Systech. In addition, he has written several articles for industry trade publications to further promote product visibility at the unit level.

Kevin Flagg

Kevin Flagg is the Director for Shopper Marketing and Marketing Activation at Unilever, responsible for brand engagement across all retail channels.

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His experience spans over 30 years including leading manufactures such as Procter & Gamble, Tambrands and Remington Products as well as agency roles with InterPublic Group and Omnicon on clients such as Activision, Walmart, American Express, McNeill/J&J and Dyson. His experience includes driving marketing campaigns through retail environments, as well as experiential and promotional areas.

Dave Goldstein
And Entertainment by Dave Goldstein

You may recognize comedian Dave Goldstein from one of his many appearances on 
Late Night with Conan O’Brien. He’s also been featured on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio, and The National Lampoon Radio Network.

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His stage act, which has been praised by The New York Post (“…funny”) and The Asbury Park Press (“…his comic star is on the rise!”), is a blend of original writing and inspired live riffs.

Dave has opened for Dennis Miller, handled the audience warm up for Drew Carey’s CBS TV show The Power of Ten, and headlined a tour of U.S. Army posts in Europe.

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Thank you for your interest in UNIQUITY 2015, Systech’s Global Conference. We can’t wait to explore, experience and network with you.

April 6 and 7, 2016 | Amsterdam

Stay tuned for more information.

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