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2017 Regional Supply Chain Summit

Join BioKansas & UPS for a Supply Chain Summit focused specifically on life science and healthcare companies. Registration is $10 for BioKansas members and $30 for non-members. The event is FREE for students (please contact Matt Falk to get registered).

When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
1:00 PM
Where: Johnson County Community College - Hudson Auditorium
12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, Kansas  66210
United States
Contact: Matt Falk

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The 2017 Life Science & Healthcare Supply Chain Summit will bring together the BioKansas community to hear from life science, food science, animal health and healthcare supply chain experts and get critical insights into topics that should be considered when creating a supply chain capable of meeting the current global demands for our members’ products. Designed for supply chain and logistics professionals, and executives from pharma, distributors, healthcare providers,  and contract research organizations, the Supply Chain Summit will feature national & local speakers from UPS and KCSmartPort, among others, as well as a panel discussion on risk management featuring panelists from Chubb, UPS Capital and VWR.

12:30 - Registration opens

1:00 - Welcome 

               Jim Feikert - Continuing Education Program Director, JCCC


              Jana Deshay - Marketing Manager, Healthcare Central Plains, 

1:15 - National Keynote: Healthcare Logistics Trends -

Robin Hooker - Director of Global Healthcare Logistics, UPS

2:00 - Local Keynote: Why Kansas City? 

              Emily McVey - Director, Kansas City Animal Health Corridor

2:30 - Scaling Up Your Supply Chain 

              Kathi Ruegsegger - COO, Original Juan

3:00 - Break

3:10 - Pop Up Talks


              Gretchen Henry - CEO, Sprout Solutions

              Crystal Bryant-Kearns - Site Manager, USO Pathfinder Program, Fort Riley

             Julie Numrich Murray - Executive Director of External Affairs & Advancement, KU School of Business

4:00 - Panel Discussion of Life Science & Healthcare Risk Management featuring:

             Phil Jensen - Senior Risk Specialist, North American Risk Engineering, Chubb

             JoDawn Whitlock-Karnowski - Global Director of Field Marketing, UPS Capital

             Dave Wysocki - 
Production Chemical Specialist, VWR

             Ted Lockwood - Manager of Purchasing & Planning, MillaporeSigma

4:50 - Closing Remarks

Dennis Ridenour - President & CEO, BioKansas 

5:00 - BioBreak

Registration is $10 for BioKansas members and $30 for non-members.  

The event is FREE for students (please contact Matt Falk to get registered).