Eminence Business Media’s “2nd Annual Pharma Manufacturing & Automation Convention 2019” concluded on October 17th & 18th, 2019 at Hotel Radisson Blu Plaza Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. The theme of the summit was “From Ideation to Innovation: Aligning with trending market demands”. The event was an outstanding success with 150+ delegates attending the conference with Honeywell, Zenith Technologies, Caliber Group, UL & Pharma Mantra partnering the event.
The two-day event ensured the continuous engagement of the audience, speakers and exhibitors through networking activities and discussions with regards to the ever–evolving challenges of the pharmaceutical companies with regards to manufacturing & automation and how to overcome those challenges.
The event saw as many as 15+ sessions & a panel discussion over the two days, attended by the CEO’s, MD’s, CXO’s, Presidents, Sr. VP’s, VP’s, Directors, Associate Directors & Functional Heads of Manufacturing, Production, Supply Chain, Procurement, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, R&D & Regulatory Affairs of the pharmaceutical & biopharmaceutical manufacturing companies.
The day started with Ms. Guneet Kaur Hayer, Managing Director, Eminence Business Media welcoming all the delegates & thanking all the partners for their contribution towards the event. She also spoke about Eminence Business Media’s Vision on Pharma Manufacturing & Automation.
The event was inaugurated with the opening remarks by the chairperson Mr. K. Kulbhushan– Vice President & Global Head Operations Strategy, Dr. Reddy’s in the presence of various eminent personalities from the Pharma Industry.
The opening remarks were followed by the opening ice breaker session which included a group discussion on Indian Pharma Today:
Compliance readiness for automation, paper on glass & Hybrid led by Dr. Sudhir Kumar, Biological E Ltd & Mr. Vinay Doshi, Consultant for Operational Excellence followed by presentations on Change your questions, change your life by Mr. K. Kulbhushan, Dr. Reddy’s; Solutions to enable Digitalization of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Facility by Mr. Mathias Maaz, Honeywell; Effectively Implementing & Maximizing Impact of IoT in Manufacturing by Mr. Srinivas Reddy Gurram, MST Sicherten; Risk Management & Optimization of Technology Transfer by Mr. Sanjay Sharma, Lupin; Preparation for Successful MES Implementation – going beyond “Paper on glass” by Mr. Siddhartha Shankar, Pfizer & Avoiding the Skill Gap: Planning for the short & long term to secure your future by Ms. Vinita Khatter, UL.
Day one also witnessed a panel discussion on “Pharma 4.0 & Data Integrity: Implementing new systems with current processes” with panel members including Mr. Vipul Doshi, Zydus Cadila.; Mr. Mathias Maaz, Honeywell; Mr. Vijay Singh, ViVa LifeTech Solutions; Dr. Ranjit Barshikar, QbD International; Mr. Arun Pillai, PwC & Mr. K. Kulbhushan, Dr. Reddy’s as the panel moderator.
The sessions on day two included: cGMP Compliance: Approaches for Automation Adherence by Mr. Kalpesh Vaghela, Infra Control Systems; Lean Deployment – How does it improve the quality & productivity by Mr. Srinivasa Rao Sambangi, Aurobindo; Mr. Sekhar Surabhi, Caliber Group; Mr. Prashant Sharma, Zydus Cadila; Are emerging technologies paradigm shift in the pharmaceutical industry by Dr. Ranjit Barshikar, Qbd International; Packaging a boon to product lifecycle by Mr. Prasad Satam, Aurobindo & Implementation of PAT: Challenges & Need in future by Mr. Nilesh Hastak, Sai Lifesciences.
Day two of the summit also witnessed a special networking session for the event partners where they interacted with all the delegates in the conference hall and present their solutions & services.
Eminence Business Media organized a special activity for rejuvenating the attendees & partners on day two of the event.
The event was concluded with the closing remarks by Ms. Guneet Kaur Hayer, Managing Director, Eminence Business Media followed by a group photo of the delegates & event partners of the event.
Team Wire19 attended the event as the official media partner of 2nd Annual Pharma Manufacturing & Automation Convention 2019.