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    Summit 2019-1

    This one-day event featured more than 10 sessions and 20 speakers including P&G, Colgate-Palmolive, Unilever, Syngenta, HCPA, PCPC and Accenture covering the highest priority issues facing today's senior quality, regulatory, and IT professionals.

    Attendees left the summit with tested, actionable strategies and tactics for optimizing your regulatory and quality processes, people and data, as well as an expanded professional network.

    October 8th - Morning General Sessions

    7:00 am - 7:45 am

    Breakfast

    8:00 am - 8:45 am

    Strategies to Optimize the Product Journey: Product Quality - Product Speed - Product Compliance
    Colgate-Palmolive, Procter & Gamble, Unilever

    New market forces, including globalization, accelerating regulatory changes, personalization, and the digital consumer, are outpacing businesses’ traditional approaches to maintaining quality and regulatory compliance. To properly manage risk and remain compliant in this new reality, forward-thinking business leaders are leveraging adaptive processes and new technologies that promote agility and harmonization. In this keynote session, Veeva General Manager Frank Defesche will talk with leaders from diverse regulated industries about why agility and harmonization across departments is critical to achieving high product quality, product speed, and product compliance.

    8:45 am - 9:30 am

    Leveraging the Cloud to Accelerate Strategic Objectives and M&A Activities
    Procter & Gamble

    Historically, one of the most painful aspects of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) was bringing together divergent processes and technologies. Cloud-based technologies have the potential to dramatically streamline all aspects of this critical process. Hear from senior IT and Business leaders from the "Acquisitions and Divestitures" unit of a Top 5 CPG company on the impact of Cloud from pre-deal to transition planning to onboarding to ongoing governance. They'll share best practices for using cloud-based solutions to drive enterprise-wide alignment and how to avoid the classic trap of maintaining disparate systems post-transaction.

    9:30 am - 10:15 am

    Regulatory Implications of Global Markets and Supply Chains
    Personal Care Products Council, Cosmetic Alliance Canada

    Regulated industries like cosmetics, consumer goods, and chemicals are highly globalized with supply chains and markets spanning all regions. As a result, our industries benefit from harmonized global regulations that enable business and ensure consumer safety. In this session you'll hear from thought leaders from the Personal Care Products Council and Cosmetic Alliance Canada on international best practices for cosmetic regulation, as well as advocacy strategies and mechanisms for achieving global regulatory harmonization that could be applicable across other regulated industries.

     

    10:15 am - 10:30 am

    Break

    10:30 am - 11:15 am

    Driving Greater Transparency and Collaboration Across Stakeholders
    Web Industries, Unilever

    Across the product journey, key business processes are being pressured to speed up to keep pace with consumer demands, even as regulatory and supply chain complexity increases. Hear how your peer companies are leveraging modern technology to achieve the transparency and collaboration necessary to bring innovative, high quality products to market faster without compromising compliance.

    11:15 am - 11:45 am

    How to Build a Business Case to Move from Paper and Legacy Systems to Cloud
    Accenture

    Getting leadership buy-in and budgetary approvals for new technology is no easy task, and remains one of the most challenging aspects of companies trying to adopt a cloud solution. This session will give you actionable best practices for building a business case. With content derived from interactions with hundreds of Veeva customers, you'll walk away with strategies and tactics for preparing a well thought out business case presentation from evaluating the current state to outlining the future state.

    11:45 am - 12:15 pm

    Around the Corner - What to Expect From Veeva in 2020
    Veeva

    Veeva's vice president of product will give you a preview of our product vision, and walk you through what to expect from our quality and regulatory solutions in the next calendar year. You won't want to miss this glimpse into what we have in store for our valued customers.

    12:15 pm - 12:30 pm

    General Sessions Wrap Up
    Veeva

    Veeva General Manager Frank Defesche shares key takeaways from the morning's general sessions before releasing the group to lunch and separate afternoon quality and regulatory tracks.

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Lunch

    October 8th - Afternoon Breakout Sessions

    QUALITY TRACK

    1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

    Best Practices to Drive Quality Across Your Supplier Network
    Cantel

    With increased globalization and outsourcing, communicating with and controlling your supplier network has never been more important. Gain insight from Veeva customers and partners on how they are managing their suppliers and contract manufacturers. This session will explore how modern quality management solutions are being used to communicate and collaborate with external partners for the purpose of ensuring consistent and compliant processes are in place to get high quality product to market faster.

    2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

    Using Quality Data to Make Smarter Decisions
    Uponor

    Are you collecting the right data? Are you able to use your data to make timely data-driven decisions? Everyone talks about using data to be proactive, but how? This session will examine how Veeva customers collect, view, and analyze quality data. You will gain insight into how companies are making proactive, data-driven decisions to improve quality across their business.

    3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

    Break

    3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

    Quality Solutions Roadmap
    Veeva

    Veeva's quality strategy and product experts will share our vision and plans relevant to quality professionals. You won't want to miss this glimpse into what we have in store for our valued customers.

    3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

    How to Take a Strategic Approach to Digital Training
    Veeva

    What makes training matter to an organization? Instructional designers are driven by the promise of behavior change, but business process owners have simpler ways of measuring the value of training. Learn how implementing the right technology, as part of a unified solution, allows companies to use training as a building block for corporate strategy. We will discuss how avoiding critical process interruption leads to delivering the right information, to the right people at the right time ensuring qualification and compliance. You'll also learn how deploying modern training content approaches -- such as microlearning and virtual environments -- from a unified platform delivers just-in-time role qualification and compliance.

    REGULATORY TRACK

    1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

    Achieving Global Harmonization Amidst Regional Regulatory Ambiguity
    Microchem, Syngenta

    Regional regulatory fluctuations, such as Brexit, CA/NY Disclosure Laws, FDA/EPA, China, make compliantly managing innovation pipelines increasingly complex. This session will explore these challenges, and share best practices to ensure products are compliant before they hit the shelves.

    2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

    Using Regulatory Data to Make Smarter Decisions
    Colgate-Palmolive, Scientific & Regulatory Consultants, Inc

    Are you collecting the right data? Are you able to use your data to make timely data-driven decisions? Everyone talks about using data to be proactive, but how? This session will examine how Veeva customers collect, view, and analyze regulatory data. You will gain insight into how companies are making proactive, data-driven decisions to improve regulatory across their business.

    3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

    Break

    3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

    Regulatory Solutions Roadmap
    Veeva

    Veeva's regulatory strategy and product experts will share our vision and plans relevant to regulatory professionals. You won't want to miss this glimpse into what we have in store for our valued customers.

    3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

    Convergence in Global Regulatory Requirements Across Industries
    Diesch Law Group, APC, Household & Commercial Products Association

    Marketing a product globally amidst a lack of compliance standardization can be an impossible task. Regulations may prohibit a business plan that allows one global formula or label. Regulatory experts in this session will help you navigate this treacherous terrain and provide actionable best practices for effectively managing the complexity.