Focus Day: A Roadmap for Operational Excellence in Life Sciences

Monday, April 26 2021

Synopsis

A standalone focus day, A Roadmap for Operational Excellence in Life Sciences will take a closer look at developing and scaling operational excellence, enabling you to benchmark with industry peers and develop pathways to nurturing a culture of process improvement in your own organization. Times below in PDT.

8:30 am Registration & Networking

9:00 am Welcome & Introduction

SESSION 1 | SCALING OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

9:10 am Discover: Good Governance to Enable Scaling Operational Excellence

  • Alice Chang Vice President, CMC Product Life Cycle Management, Kite Pharma

9:30 am Discover: Synergizing Operational Excellence to Set the Standard for Strategic Life Sciences Medical Excellence

  • Anahita Guarino Executive Director, Operational Excellence, Global Medical Affairs Oncology, Daiichi Sankyo

9:50 am Develop: Scaling Processes, Services & Process Excellence through Growth

  • Alice Chang Vice President, CMC Product Life Cycle Management, Kite Pharma
  • Anahita Guarino Executive Director, Operational Excellence, Global Medical Affairs Oncology, Daiichi Sankyo

10:10 am Speed Networking

10:30 am Break

SESSION 2 | NURTURING A CULTURE OF EXCELLENCE

11:00 am Discover: Hoshin Kanri, Done Global: Aligning Global Strategy to Action with a Global Feedback Loop of Operational Excellence

11:20 am Discover: Introducing Excellence in Life Sciences: Enabling a Culture of Excellence in R&D

  • Rui Coelho Associate Director, Global Regulatory Operations & Compliance, Takeda

11:40 am Discover: Enabling Customer Operational Readiness & Speed of Adoption to Deliver Better Value to the Patient

  • Aaron Roe Global Business Process Owner, Roche

12:00 pm Develop: Nurturing a Business-Wide Mindset of Continuous Improvement

  • Mark Metzger Operational Excellence Lead, Xellia
  • Rui Coelho Associate Director, Global Regulatory Operations & Compliance, Takeda

Synopsis

Interactive Q&A Session

12:00 pm Action: What Will You Now Change to Build the Internal Case for Process Excellence?

  • Rui Coelho Associate Director, Global Regulatory Operations & Compliance, Takeda

Synopsis

Interactive roundtable discussion

1:00 pm Break

SESSION 3 | SECURING STAKEHOLDER BUY-IN

1:30 pm Discover: Empowering Excellence in R&D Life Science

1:50 pm Discover: Smarter, Not Harder: Securing Stakeholder Buy-In in Operational Excellence, from Science to Shopfloor

  • Erik Haussmann Senior Technical Lead, Operational Excellence, Thermo Fisher Scientific

2:10 pm Discover: Delivering Proactive R&D Operational Excellence in Life Sciences Organizations

  • Lydia Lee Operational Excellence & Innovation Lead, Janssen

2:30 pm Develop: Engaging All Levels of the Organization in the Operational Excellence Value Added

  • Vatsala Sadasivan Operational Excellence Lead, R&D North America, Sanofi
  • Erik Haussmann Senior Technical Lead, Operational Excellence, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Lydia Lee Operational Excellence & Innovation Lead, Janssen

Synopsis

Interactive Q&A Session

2:50 pm Closing Remarks