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    QUALITY & REGULATORY

    Global Summit 2019

    October 8th, 2019 I Chicago, IL

    Designed for senior professionals from regulated industries like consumer goods, chemical and cosmetics.
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    The Quality & Regulatory Global Summit is designed to address the highest priority issues facing today’s senior quality, regulatory and IT professionals from the consumer goods, chemical, cosmetics and other regulated industries.

    October 7th - Pre-Summit Events

    Register for either or both activities through the Summit registration form.

    Veeva Vault Administrator Forum

    Hotel Chicago
    Monday October 7th | 3 - 5 p.m.

    This invite-only event provides Vault Administrators the opportunity to engage directly with Veeva's leadership team, product managers and market owners. Featuring a panel discussion, group and personal Q&A, and time for networking with your peers from other organizations.

    Hosted Networking Event

    10Pin Bowling (in the Hotel Chicago complex)
    Monday October 7th | 6 - 8 p.m.

    All Summit participants are invited to join us for a hosted networking event at 10Pin Bowling within the Hotel Chicago complex. Slip on your bowling shoes for a chance to win our grand prize, enjoy complimentary drinks and appetizers, and network with other participants.

    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

    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

    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

    Details coming soon!

    10:15 am - 10:30 am

    Break

    10:30 am - 11:15 am

    Driving Greater Transparency and Collaboration Across Stakeholders

    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

    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'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 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

    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

    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's quality strategy and product experts will share our vision and plans relevant to quality professionals. You won't want to miss this glipse 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

    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

    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

    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'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

    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.

    Conference Speakers

    We’re bringing together a diverse array of compelling speakers for the 2019 Summit representing your peers
    and thought leaders from across industries and disciplines. Represented organizations include:

    • Colgate-Palmolive
    • Honest Company
    • Personal Care Products Council
    • Syngenta
    • Web Industries
    • Uponor

    Participants will leave the Summit with tested, actionable strategies and tactics to bring more agility and harmonization to their respective disciplines, as well as an expanded professional network.

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