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, UPS
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).