AMSTERDAM, December 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Leading events organiser UBM Live, a division of UBM Plc (LSE: UBM), today announced details of the fifth annual PharmaSource Conference to be held from 21st to 23rd February 2012 in Munich, Germany at the Hilton Munich City. Organised by CPhI Conferences, the flagship PharmaSource event is focused on providing a programme to benefit those in the sourcing and procurement sectors by uncovering key market developments, the latest industry trends and strategies for establishing new products and services based on pharma industry demand. The PharmaSource Conference features a speaker line-up of senior sourcing professionals from some of the world's most well respected Pharma companies including Pfizer, Merck, EMS Genericos, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Eli Lilly and Roche.
Specific topics addressed during the conference will include discovery of real growth opportunities in the supply of APIs, Excipients and Intermediates; addressing the realities of establishing operations in South America, East Asia and Central Eastern Europe; understanding how to identify and establish long lasting partnerships, plus assessment of the current cost/benefit of sourcing and operating in India and China.
"The PharmaSource Conference offers a unique platform that is specifically targeted towards building strategies for successful product sourcing, supply chain management and risk assurance. These are especially important areas of interest as the pharma market is fully embracing the benefits of a global sourcing structure and transitioning towards outsourcing to maximise capabilities," commented Michael Payne, Senior Programme Editor for CPhI Conferences. "This event truly offers an unparalleled opportunity to learn how to develop world-class procurement operations from some of the most experienced sourcing professionals in the industry. This is a must attend event for those looking to broaden their knowledge and network with high level players in the sourcing and procurement sectors."
Through a combination of case studies, market analysis, regulatory insight and industry trends, the PharmaSource Conference allows attendees to maximise learning during the event. In addition to the educational value of the sessions, there are also many networking opportunities built into the programme. Specifically, each day features built in networking breaks with day one and two offering catered lunch networking sessions. These breaks allow for face time with senior executives from across the sourcing industry to facilitate discussion and new business connections. Last year's attendees came from a variety of top-level Pharma companies including AstraZeneca, GSK, Lonza, BASF SE, Bayer HealthCare AG, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Evonik Degussa GmbH, GE Healthcare AS, Hospira, Janssen Pharmaceutica, and Piramal Healthcare.
For more information, or to register for the PharmaSource Conference, please visit: http://www.cphi-pharmasource.com. Delegates booking by 9th December 2011 will receive an "early bird" discount up to 350 euros.
CPhI Conferences is part of the global UBM Live Pharma Portfolio of events which includes CPhI India (30 November - 2 December, 2011, Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai), CPhI Japan (21-23 March, 2012, Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Centre, Japan), CPhI South East Asia (10-12 May, 2012, Jakarta International Expo, Indonesia), ICSE USA (22-23 May, 2012, Pennsylvania Convention Centre, Philadelphia), CPhI China (26-28 June, 2012, SNIEC, Shanghai, China), CPhI South America (21-23 August, 2012, Transamerica Expo Centre, Brazil) and CPhI Worldwide (9-11 October, 2012 at the Feria de Madrid, Spain).
More information about CPhI Conferences' offerings can be found at: http://www.cphiconferences.com/
Notes for Editors:
UBM Live is a division of UBM Plc (LSE: UBM) a leading provider of business information services to the maritime, travel, fashion, technology, healthcare, media, and property industries. UBM offers services in trade shows, online, news distribution, and publishing to customers across the globe. Its brands are represented in more than 30 countries and are organized into specialist teams that serve their business communities helping them excel in their market by working effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to http://www.ubmlive.com.
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