Day 1 - Programme

Sunday, 9 September 2018

08:30 Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments


08:55 Opening Remarks from the Chairman

Opening Remarks from the Chairman


09:00 Industry Keynote Address: Examining Current and Future Trends in the Global Pharma Manufacturing Market and Identifying New Opportunities for Saudi Arabian Players

Speaker

Dr. Faisal Al Dail

Dr. Faisal Al Dail

Chairperson, National Committee for Pharmaceutical Industries (NCPI) and Deputy General Manager, AJA Pharma, KSA

 

  • Forecasting the regional and global growth of the pharma manufacturing market and assessing the opportunities for Saudi Arabian manufacturers
  • Determining key opportunities, strategies for drug products and technology to effectively compete with global players
  • Evaluating the development of the Saudi Arabian pharma manufacturing industry in terms of process technology, IT, regulation and infrastructure to meet international standards

09:45 Leveraging the Latest Advances in Process Optimisation to Ensure High Volume Production and Enhanced Product Quality

Speaker

Salem Hammam

Salem Hammam

General Manager
Sanofi, KSA

 

  • Evaluating best practice strategies in process optimisation to achieve operational excellence through reduction in process time and increase in yield
  • Optimising a multistep chemical development process and practically implement it into a robust manufacturing process with minimum steps
  • Identifying and reducing process deviation to ensure a robust process with a minimum failure rate
  • Case study on the practical application of innovative process optimisation techniques in pharmaceutical manufacturing

10:30 Coffee and Networking Break

Coffee and Networking Break


11:00 Panel Discussion: Current Challenges in the Pharma Industry

Moderator

Syed Abid Hassan

Syed Abid Hassan

Head of Regulatory Compliance
Jamjoom Pharmaceuticals, KSA

 

Panelists:

Dr. Faisal Al Dail

Chairperson, National Committee for Pharmaceutical Industries (NCPI)
Deputy General Manager, Aja Pharma, KSA

Dr. Gautam Samanta

Vice President, Cipla, India

Salah M. AlKhowaiter

Director, Quality and Compliance, Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries & Medical Appliances Corporation
(SPIMACO), KSA

11:45 Diversified Quality Assurance Approaches for Compliance and Sustainability of Pharmaceutical Business

Speaker

Dr. Wasif Azeem

Dr. Wasif Azeem

Director Quality Operations
Jamjoom Pharma, KSA

12:30 Prayer and Lunch Break

Prayer and Lunch Break


13:30 Industry Perspective: Examining the Opportunities and Challenges Faced by Pharma Companies in Implementing Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing Techniques

Speaker

Biswajit Mitra

Biswajit Mitra

Executive Vice President & Chief of Manufacturing
Jubilant Life Sciences, India

 

  • Understanding how six sigma and lean implementation results in significant improvement in efficiency and productivity in manufacturing
  • Determining the practical challenges faced by pharma companies while implementing lean and six sigma and steps towards eliminating these challenges for successful lean implementation
  • Identifying the optimal roadmap and innovative techniques for successful implementation of lean and six sigma in pharma manufacturing
  • Establishing strategies to achieve global regulatory compliance along with successful implementation of lean manufacturing in pharma

14:15 End to End Cold Chain Integrity and Shipment Challenges

Speaker

Dr. Wasif Azeem

Dr. Wasif Azeem

Director Quality Operations
Jamjoom Pharma, KSA

15:00 Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Day One

Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Day One