June 7 - 8, 2018
Princeton, NJ

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Serialization World Map

Pharma IQ have created an updated serialisation printable world map to assist with your worldwide serialisation compliance strategies and help the industry prepare for these various approaching deadlines all over the globe.

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Past Attendee Snapshot

We have you covered. From companies to job titles, here's a glance at some of the industry experts anticipated to be at this year's forum - many of whom you're likely to run into on the show floor this year.

Fast Track Packet

Everything you will need before the event right here!

Justify Your Trip Letter

Present your boss with this customizable letter detailing the reasons why you should attend the upcoming Pharmaceutical Traceability Forum.

2017 Post Show Report

Find out what you missed in 2017! Get the inside scoop on who attended, what they learned and how the benefited from attending the 2017 Pharma Tractability Forum.

To receive this report via email, please contact us at enquiry@iqpc.com.


FDA Vision For 2023

Ahead of the 6th Pharmaceutical Traceability Forum, December 7 -8, we interviewed members of our speaker faculty on their immediate impressions of the FDA meeting that was held in August. Get your copy of this exclusive interview to find out what the FDA vision of the future is for 2023!


Electronic Product Code Information Services (EPCIS) “Push” Method

2017 Presentation!

  • Distributed databases
  • Sending EPCIS data (TI,TS) to forward trading partners.
  • One-up, One-down visibility

Presentation by Peter Sturtevant Senior Director Industry Development, Pharmaceuticals GS1 US

Understanding Blockchain and DSCSA

2017 Presentations!

  • Ensures your data requestors are legitimate with minimal effort
  • Does not require a central repository
  • Works seamlessly with GS1 EPCIS

Presentation by Robert Celeste, Founder, Center for Supply Chain Studies

The Hidden Requirements of Enterprise Serialization Systems

Past speaker Scott Pugh, Principal at Jennason, talks about the key functionality, architecture, hosting, and deployment, implementation and validation of enterprise serialization systems in this past presentation.

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Pharmaceutical Traceability Industry Experts EBook

Before you hear from these great speakers at the Forum, read their thoughts on serialization within the life sciences industry. We sat down with speakers from top companies such as AmerisourceBergen, Merck & Co., NC Mutual Wholesale Drug Company and Neurocrine Biosciences, find out what they had to say!


Preparing for 2023: Advice from a Top Wholesaler

In advance of the Forum, we spoke with an elite representative from the wholesaler side of pharmaceutical shipping about the plans his company has and the challenges he’s facing. Take these into consideration today for best results 7 years from now.

Traceability in Operation Market Research: Concerns and Priorities

Pharma IQ collected the following market research to pinpoint the concerns and priorities of those in the more mature phases of serialization. Commentary supplied by Pasi Kemppainen, Executive Consultant, Pharma Serialization and Traceability.


Optel Acquires Verify Brand to Set the Stage for End-to-End Traceability

At the 6th Pharmaceutical Traceability Forum, Optel made an exciting industry announcement. Watch the live video here..

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Examining Serialization as a 21st Century Approach to Anti-Counterfeiting

Check out this webinar from Ben Locwin of Healthcare Sciences Advisors! 


Expert Insight into Top Pharmaceutical Challenges Surrounding Serialization: Aggregation and CMO Integration

In anticipation of the Pharmaceutical Traceability Forum, we spoke with Matt Sample and Christopher Howell about the top pharmaceutical challenges surrounding Serialization: Aggregation and CMO Integration. Both speakers shared their unique perspectives on the topic and also expressed what they were most excited to learn about at the upcoming event. 

Tools of the Trace

Past speaker Peter Sturtevant, Sr. Director of Industry Engagement at GS1 US, discusses the tools which will help you achieve and surpass DSCSA compliance, such as the Electronic Product Code Information Service and the Master Data Exchange. 

White Papers

Pharmaceutical Serialization and Traceability 2017 Trend Report

With time running low, Pharma Logistics IQ tracks the state of the industry’s serialization projects. This year’s research report maps out and measures the changes in consensus as the industry advances closer to an entirely track-and-trace pharmaceutical environment. Sections covered:

  • Project Planning
  • Implementation Progress
  • Traceability In Operation 
  • Benefits Beyond Compliance

Serialization: An Implementation Guide

This white paper gives in-depth descriptions of the:

  • Challenges driving new serialization regulation.
  • Pending regulation requirements and deadlines.
  • Implementation and interoperability challenges in serialization solutions.
  • New holistic serialization solution from Rockwell Automation built on a modular and scalable off-the-shelf control and information platform.
  • Business benefits of the common data source created by serialization.

Serialization: Driving Business Value Beyond Compliance

As serialization and track-and-trace capabilities go mainstream to meet regulatory compliance mandates, pharmaceuticals companies should simultaneously explore how these tools and techniques can improve supply chain planning and operations, elevate patient and doctor engagement, and increase sales and marketing effectiveness. Whitepaper courtesy of Cognizant.


Working with CMOs: Serialization Tends to Fail in the Details

This is the second article in a series looking at how to avoid the supply risk when working with CMOs on serialization. In this article I will discuss another six learnings covering everything from resource-planning to clarifying your RACI.

The Final Stages of Serialization

Pharma IQ conducted extensive market research to pinpoint the concerns and priorities of those in the more mature phases of serialization.

Software Best Practises: Implementation & Data Integration

Effective data management is imperative to achieve regulatory compliance with a serialisation programme. Non-standard data exchange and integration methods are seen as one of the biggest hurdles in serialisation compliance. In light of the data responsibilities expected within serialisation projects, Pharma IQ consults with a selection of experts on software best practices - data integration and implementation.

Top 10 Pharma and Biotech Trends to Watch in 2018

Pharma IQ takes a look at some of the trends forecasted to take hold this year: disruption for vendor landscapes, regulatory intervention and sophisticated analytics technologies gaining speed.

Implementing a Serialization Project Post DSCSA

Are you ready? The likely answer is no, but it’s just as likely that you are working on it. The fact is, the pharmaceutical industry is still wrestling with challenges which will continue to evolve as serialization systems are rolled out.

Serialisation Case Studies: SMEs and CMOs

Pharma IQ spoke with Mark Davison, Chief Executive Officer at Blue Sphere Health Ltd, and Vetter Pharma to gain insight into SME pharma & biotechs for serialization, as well as strategies that CMOs can implement to succeed in serialization.

7 Steps To Implementing A Serialization Project

Take sneek peak at the 7 steps to implementing a full serialization project:

1: Get ready for a cultural change.

2: Invest in high volume items

Achieving Scannable GS1 Codes for DSCSA Compliance

Take a look at this exclusive whitepaper put together by VideoJet. Within the paper you will find out more about how the DQSA and DSCSA compliance regulations can impact your overall operation.

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