UNIQUITY EUROPE 2016 comes at a critical time. As European governments soon begin enacting complex regulations and putting substantial pressure on manufacturers, a surge of global counterfeiting is costing companies worldwide US$100+billion and threatening consumer safety like never before.

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.

We are delighted to announce that we will host a second conference in 2016. Please mark your calendars.

UNIQUITY NORTH AMERICA 2016
OCTOBER 5 AND 6, 2016
LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED

Thanks again for your interest in UNIQUITY EUROPE 2016. We continue to be at your disposal for any questions you may have.

All the best,

Sincerely,

Darryl Brown
VP Global Strategic Marketing

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UNIQUITY 2016 EUROPE CONFERENCE was held in Amsterdam on April 6-7, 2016. 

Preferred hotel rates were offered to all registrants staying at the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel.

We hope you enjoyed your stay!

AGENDA

Our agenda spanned across keynotes by the world’s leading experts on serialization and traceability, panel sessions and workshops across topics and technologies.

To kick start UNIQUITY EUROPE 2016, attendees gathered Tuesday evening for welcome drinks at the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6

08:00Registration & Sponsor Floor Open
09:00Welcome Address
09:30Keynote:
Key Considerations in Developing Track & Trace Serialisation Requirements
Speaker: Andrew Stevens, Gartner
10:30Industry Insights:
Serialisation Made Simple: New Opportunities in Pharma Supply Chain
Speaker: Hans Seebregs, Inno4Life
Training Insights:
Putting the Pieces Together: Serial Number Formats and the Value of Aggregation
Speaker: Tarek Ismail, Systech International
11:30Industry Insights:
Aggregated Serialisation Automation – An Integrator’s Point of View
Speaker: Iiro Jantunen, Servicepoint
Regulatory Roundtable:
What’s Happening in Europe
Host: David DeJean, Systech International
Training Insights:
Seeing More Clearly: Machine Vision Basics
Speaker: Tarek Ismail, Systech International
12:15Lunch
13:15Keynote:
The Changing Face of Serialisation: Practical Review of the Obligations for the Stakeholders and Lessons Learned
Speaker: Christoph Krähenbühl, 3C Excellis
14:15Regulatory Roundtable:
How to Prepare for Deadlines and the Possibility of Change
Host: David DeJean, Systech International
15:15Industry Insights:
Expanding Your View
Speaker: Joe Lipari, Systech International
Regulatory Roundtable:
Selling Outside Europe
Host: David DeJean, Systech International
Training Insights:
Is it Too Late? Making Use of Rework
Speaker: Tarek Ismail, Systech International
16:15Industry Insights:
Leveraging Serialisation for Innovative Patient Services
Speaker: Dr. Wolfgang Lippert, Salesforce
Solution Insights:
UniSecure Overview – Authentication and Brand Protection Solution Overview
Host: Jim Sinisgalli, Systech International
Training Insights:
Understand the Building Blocks: Systech’s IPS Technology
Speaker: Tarek Ismail, Systech International
17:00Closeout
19:00Heineken Experience

THURSDAY, APRIL 7

08:00Sponsor Floor Open
09:00Keynote:
B2ME and the Importance of IOT – Trends and Challenges
Speaker: Michael Hugos, Cloud Computing & Supply Chains Expert
10:30Industry Insights:
Protect your Intellectual Property, your Brand and Add Value to your Anti-Counterfeiting Strategy
Speaker: Jim Sinisgalli, Systech International
Solution Insights:
UniSolve: Shrink Wrapped Solutions for Rapid Deployment
Speaker: Stephen Lisa, Systech International
Training Insights
Understand the Building Blocks: Systech’s IPS Technology
Speaker: Tarek Ismail, Systech International
11:30Industry Insights:
Achieving Flexibility and Adding Value
Speaker: Jonathan Laverick, Sharp Packaging Solutions
Solution Insights:
UniSecure Overview – Authentication and Brand Protection Solution Overview
Speaker: Jim Sinisgalli, Systech International
Training Insights:
Is it Too Late? Making Use of Rework
Speaker: Tarek Ismail, Systech International
12:15Lunch
13:15TRACK 1

Keynote:
When Bad Things Happen: Anti-counterfeiting the World
Speaker: Mark Davison, Blue Sphere Health Inc.

TRACK 2 – Training

Where Do We Start? Planning for a Successful Deployment
– Preplanning & Requirements
– Deployment Management

14:15Industry Insights:
Bringing it All Together
Speaker: Joe Lipari, Systech International
Where Do We Start? Planning for a Successful Deployment (cont)
– Data Collection
– Closeout & Maintenance Simple Mistakes, Complicated Solutions
– Examples from Systech’s Experience
15:15Industry Insights:
Panel – Engagement Strategies and Use Cases Gathering Data and Integrating Operations for a Complete B2ME Experience
Host: Darryl Brown, Systech International
Full Technical Review of the
Systech-Inno4Life Demo Line

– Unit Level
– Manual Case Packing
– Rework
Solution Insights:
UniTrace: Traceability for your Supply Chain
Speaker: Joe Lipari, Systech International
16:15Industry Insights:
Challenges and Benefits of Obtaining Business Intelligence from Data
Speaker: Jim Lee, Systech International
Solution Insights:
UniSecure Overview – Authentication and Brand Protection Solution Overview
Speaker: Jim Sinisgalli, Systech International
17:30Closeout

FRIDAY, APRIL 8

Optional Full Day Training*

09:00Training Insights:
Where Do We Start? Planning for a Successful Deployment
– Preplanning & Requirements
– Deployment Management
10:45Training Insights:
Where Do We Start? Planning for a Successful Deployment (cont)
– Data Collection
– Closeout & Maintenance
Simple Mistakes, Complicated Solutions
– Examples from Systech’s Experience
12:15Lunch
13:15Training Insights
Full Technical Review of the Systech-Inno4Life Demo Line
– Unit Level
– Manual Case Packing
– Rework
16:30Closeout

*Full day training is SOLD OUT. There are still spots available for Thursday’s half day training track.

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 EUROPE 2016 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.

SPEAKERS

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ANDREW STEVENS
Research Director, Supply Chain
Gartner, Inc.

Andrew Stevens is a research director on Gartner’s Core Supply Chain team. He routinely advises clients on key trends in track and trace and serialization. He is an expert on the global legislative and regulatory landscapes for brand protection.

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Andrew’s reports on technology vendors, emerging best practices for serialization, product security and supply chain integrity cover numerous vertical industries. His research coverage areas focus primarily on Europe and Asia/Pacific.

Prior to joining Gartner, Andrew worked in a variety of supply chain functions at Pfizer, Novartis, GE, Cisco Systems and Samsung. He has operational expertise in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, vaccines, chemical, Internet hardware and semiconductors. He’s received numerous industry awards and is a member of the Institute of Transport and Logistics.

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CHRISTOPH KRÄHENBÜHL
Senior Director
3C Excellis

Christoph Krähenbühl has been involved in Serialisation Projects since 2006, lately as Product Security Manager at AstraZeneca, who were one of the early adopters and global leaders in pharma serialisation.

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In 2012, Christoph co-founded 3C Integrity with industry expert Ian Haynes, specialising in consulting and training in Pharma Serialisation which joined forces on 1st January 2016 with Excellis Health Solutions to form 3C Excellis Europe. 3C Excellis’s core business is to support pharma companies – brand owners, generic manufacturers, contract packers, from large enterprises operating world-wide to CMO and small specialised companies – in shaping up, planning and delivering their serialisation programmes. 3C have a solid, practical understanding of all elements of these programmes, from line-based equipment to the ERP-level IT systems and interfaces and all aspects of coding and master data. Christoph’s area of special expertise is the regulatory requirements landscape, particularly in Europe where he worked on the original EFPIA team that led to the EU-FMD requirements and is currently working for the EMVO (European Medicines Verification Organisation) to support the engagement of the member states in the roll-out programme.

MARK DAVISON
CEO
Blue Sphere Health, Inc.

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.

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HANS SEEBREGS
International Sales Manager
Inno4Life

Since September 2014, Hans Seebregs is acting as International Sales Manager at Inno4Life, a company based in The Netherlands. Inno4Life specialises in complex customer-specific engineering-to-order projects in the Life Science industries, especially Biotech- and Pharmaceutical industry (Human and Animal).

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From January 2011, Hans Seebregs was responsible as Senior Business Manager for the Altran Life Sciences division in The Netherlands providing Quality Assurance- and Validation services to the pharma industry. He joined Altran, a French based Innovation and Consultancy group in 2009 as Senior Consultant working in Belgium, sharing his knowledge and expertise at GSK Bio, Genzyme and Pfizer. Native from the Netherlands, Hans is an electrical and mechanical engineer graduate. He completed his education at the Dutch Institute of Packaging. After a short career in the Royal Dutch Airforce as specialist in Avionics, Flight control systems and Instruments, Hans spent most of his career within a GMP environment. He worked for major biotechnology & pharma companies like Amgen and MSD where he acted in different roles as subject matter expert in the area of packaging – process- and equipment engineering.

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MICHAEL HUGOS
Cloud Computing & Supply Chains Expert, CIO, Game Theory, IT Industry Columnist

Michael Hugos is a thinker, speaker and doer whose work combines principles from agile software development with lean business startup and game theory to devise elegant and pragmatic solutions to complex problems. His focus is in supply chains, business agility, and cloud computing.

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Earlier he spent six years as CIO of a national distribution organization where he developed a suite of supply chain and e-business systems that transformed the company’s operations and revenue model. For this work he twice won the CIO 100 Award for resourcefulness and boldness, he won the InformationWeek 500 Award for innovation and the Computerworld Premier 100 Award for career achievement. He is passionate about agile methods in IT and business and has mentored managers and development teams in companies such as Microsoft, Starbucks Coffee, Aramark Healthcare and U.S. Navy Medical Logistics Command as well as numerous smaller companies. Google searches on “business agility”, “IT agility” and “agile organization” return articles of his often on the first or second page. He is a principal at the Center for Systems Innovation [c4si]. He earned his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and he writes for several IT industry magazines and websites. He has authored eight books including the popular Essentials of Supply Chain Management (reported by Amazon as best selling supply chain book worldwide since 2004), and his newest book is – Enterprise Games: Using Game Mechanics to Build a Better Business.

Hugos is co-founder of SCM Globe which provides supply chain modeling and simulation applications and services for education and business. Supply chain simulation made simple that is used by a wide range of people from warehouse managers to senior operations execs, students and instructors.

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DR. WOLFGANG LIPPERT
Senior Director, Healthcare & Life Sciences EMEA
Salesforce

Dr. Wolfgang Lippert is a Senior Director at Salesforce, heading the Healthcare and Life Science Industry in EMEA. He holds a PhD and a Diploma in Chemistry. Prior to joining Salesforce, Wolfgang spent 16 years in management and technology consulting holding various managerial positions at Accenture, Capgemini and CSC.

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Wolfgang’s work experience in HCLS spans from high profile strategy work to large enterprise transformations. He has served many multinational customers within the Life Sciences, the Chemical and the Manufacturing Industries, such as Bayer, BASF, Boehringer Ingelheim, Borealis, Ciba, Linde, Merck, Qiagen, and many others. Through his engagements with these clients across the globe (Europe, Americas, Asia and Middle East), Wolfgang is experienced working in multi-disciplined (Business, IT, HR, etc.) and multi-cultural teams.

Iiro Jantunun

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Senior Manager of Serialization
Servicepoint

Iiro Jantunen (D.Sc. Tech) is senior manager of serialization development operations at Servicepoint. The Finnish company is the leading serialization automation supplier in North Europe, East-Central Europe and Russia. Servicepoint meets all customer needs: starting with consulting and R&D up to delivery, ramp-up and maintenance.

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Iiro’s work is to provide the pharmaceutical and other industries with state-of-the-art serialization and track & trace systems to combat counterfeit products and comply with regulations. In his blog Iiro provides insights to developments in serialization e.g. in EU, China and Russia. Read here: www.servicepoint.fi/englanti/blog.

Iiro has acquired a wide field of experience on research and development since 1995 in sensor systems as well as R&D management, commercialization, and usability of technology and services. He has also worked for 14 years on the boards of two technology companies and one research institute.

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JONATHAN LAVERICK
Commercial Director Europe
Sharp Packaging Solutions

Jonathan Laverick leads the Sales & Business Development function for Sharp Packaging Solutions’ sites in Europe. Jonathan has over 15 years of pharmaceutical packaging experience and is now part of the Sharp US-EU team that are leading the introduction of serialisation solutions into Sharp’s EU locations.

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Having previously held senior Business Development and Strategic Account Management positions at Alcan Packaging, Alcoa Flexible packaging and most recently MeadWestvaco, Jonathan works hand-in-hand with the Sharp US teams to replicate the market approach for serialisation from US to Europe, to provide one common product to our global customers.

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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.

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