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BSMA-SCMI Conference: Strategic Sourcing Learning Exchange

June 24, 2014


Date: June 24th, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Kroc Institure for Peace & Justice (KIPJ), University of San Diego, CA

THEME: “Bio-Pharma & Medical Device Strategic Sourcing Summit: Reducing Cost, Lead Time, & Defects”

Executives will deliver strategic sourcing solutions at the world’s leading community of supply chain management professionals in the biopharma and medical device industry on June 24 at Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI) of the University of San Diego (USD), under the aegis of the Bio Supply Management Alliance (BSMA). The Learning Exchange will cover best practices of strategic sourcing from R&D to clinical trials, commercialization, manufacturing and logistics. Members of CommNexus, the strategic alliance partner of BSMA, receive a 20% discount on registration fees, Early bird special ends on May 30.


INDUSTRY PANEL: “Leveraging Strategic Sourcing for Startups and Small Companies in Bio-Pharma”

Sourcing for R&D, Clinical Trials and Commercialization is a formidable challenge for small and large companies. The global market place, inter-dependence of trading partners in the supply chain, emerging markets of suppliers, IT connectivity and stringent requirements of agility, cost reduction, quality, sustainability of the environment and safety have added challenges to management responsible for strategic sourcing.

Mark Buck, Global Supply Chain and Procurement Leader, Bio-Rad Laboratories
Mary Kachinsky, Sr. Director, Strategic Sourcing, Cubist Pharmaceuticals
Isaac Young, Sr. Director Supply Chain Operations, BioMarin Pharmaceuticals

Wayne McDonnell, Director of Advisory, PwC

Click here to see the agenda & highlights of the program.


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