PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Informex, the leading meeting place for buyers and sellers of high-value chemistry, today announced details of the Global Pharma Sourcing Conference to be held December 6-7, 2011 at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The two day program will be jointly hosted by UBM Live brands Informex and CPhI to address key issues that global chemical and pharmaceutical industry players are facing in the changing market. Featured presentations over the two days will provide information about risk management, global sourcing, supply chain and anti-counterfeiting strategies. Other topics will include the protection of intellectual property, due diligence and the challenges and opportunities of working with India, China and other regions. The Conference presentations will be made by high-level speakers from firms including SAFC, Eli Lilly, Aptuit, PwC, Teva, Arch and Catalent.
"A key factor in staying ahead in any industry is to constantly keep an eye on what is ahead. In the changing chemical and pharmaceutical industries, it is important for companies to identify how to move with the trends and risks associated with global sourcing," said Jennifer Jessup, Global Brand Director, Informex. "The Global Pharma Sourcing Conference is an exciting expansion of our portfolio and will allow us to address customer needs for identifying strategies to succeed in today's market."
Each day will begin with a keynote speech and move forward into the presentation format. The keynote on day one will cover how to derive a sustainable business advantage from a global sourcing strategy. Day two will begin with a keynote speech about managing the supplier relationship and will provide solutions for developing a global strategy. The program will be complemented by breakfast, lunch and daytime networking opportunities that will offer time to connect and share ideas with key players in the industry.
Early-bird registration will close on October 31, 2011. For more information about the Global Pharma Sourcing Conference, please visit us online at: http://www.globalpharmasourcing-conference.com.
For more information about Informex, please visit: www.informex.com.
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About Informex: Organized by UBM Live, Informex is the leading meeting place for buyers and sellers of high-value chemistry for a broad range of applications. As the premier, must-attend, event for the chemical industry for the past 27 years, Informex is a marketplace for networking and doing business in the fine, custom and specialty chemical manufacturing industry. The show traces its origin to a group of members from the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Associates (SOCMA) who were looking for an annual place to meet and do business. Each year the event brings together an international mix of more than 4,000 fine and specialty chemicals professionals and 500 exhibitors for the all encompassing, 4 day event.