NEW YORK--()--In a recent statement by Rahm Emanuel, The Chicago mayor was quoted saying “We are proud to play host to a distinguished group of professionals who, by advancing the distribution of medicine to global markets, are improving the quality of life and health of men, women and children all over the world.”
“We are proud to play host to a distinguished group of professionals who, by advancing the distribution of medicine to global markets, are improving the quality of life and health of men, women and children all over the world.”
Emanuel was referring to the Cold Chain & Temperature Management Global Forum that is celebrating its 10th Anniversary by taking the show on the road to Chicago, IL. As the 3rd largest city in the United States, Chicago’s distribution infrastructure, central geography, large economy and expressway network showcase this major supply chain hub as prime location for the gathering of industry leaders to discuss pressing global issues in the cold chain community.
The 2012 Global Forum will feature keynote speakers from: United States Pharmacopeia, MHRA, Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly, Bayer Healthcare, Abbott, IATA, ISTA, TSA, CDC, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), U.S Department of Justice – Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); as well as international perspectives from ANMAT, SINDUSFARMA, Farma Mondo SA, Pfizer (Peru), Customs of Airport Benito Juarez (Mexico), AAACESA, Sanofi-Aventis (Mexico), General Medica de Colombia S.A/ Gemedco S.A and more.
2012 not only brings a new venue, but also a new focus of Central & South America as a key market for both manufacturers and suppliers in this space. The geographical area represents unique challenges including meeting regulatory requirements, designing quality strategy for cold chain supply, domestic distribution, optimal transportation model, risk management and supply chain security.
IQPC will also feature a re-usable & green packaging focus on this year’s event through case studies and panel discussions. The event will tackle key challenges and provide real life solutions including lowering costs, reducing the carbon footprint associated with materials used, recovery and recycling of materials and implementation re-usable packaging systems.
The 10th Annual Cold Chain & Temperature Management Global Forum is taking place at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago, IL from September 24-28, 2012. For more information, please visit www.coldchainpharma.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.