AMSTERDAM, February 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Leading events organiser UBM Conferences, a division of UBM Plc (LSE: UBM), today announced the addition of further speakers at the fifth annual PharmaSource Conference, being held from 21 to 23 February 2012 at the Hilton Munich City in Germany. The PharmaSource event is formatted as a conference to cater to professionals in the pharmaceutical sourcing and procurement sector. It has been structured around providing insights into key market developments, the latest industry trends, and strategies for establishing new products and services based on Pharma industry demand. The expanded speaker line-up will feature Hester Blaauw-van Lingen, Global Purchasing Manager from Merck subsidiary, Merck Sharp & Dohme, offering a global industry analysis of APIs, excipients and intermediates on day one. Other speakers across the three day conference will also include senior executives from high level Pharma companies such as Pfizer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly, Roche, UCB Pharma and EMS Genericos discussing other sector specific topics.
The PharmaSource Conference will cover a number of subjects which are of great current interest to the sector, including supply opportunities for APIs, excipients and intermediates. It will also address the realities of establishing operations in South America, East Asia and Central & Eastern Europe, as well as exploring ways to identify and establish long-lasting partnerships and assess the current cost versus benefit of sourcing and operating in India and China.
"The topics being covered are particularly important in the current climate of embracing the benefits of a global sourcing operation, and the move to maximise capabilities by transitioning towards outsourcing," said Michael Payne, Senior Programme Editor at CPhI Conferences. "Delegates will gain an insight into how world-class procurement operations can be developed from companies who have vast firsthand experience in geo-sourcing. It is a must-attend event for those wishing to discover more about trends in sourcing and procurement from high-level players in the sector."
Through a mixture of case studies, market analysis, regulatory insight and industry trends, the PharmaSource conference maximises learning opportunities. In addition, there are many opportunities for networking, with catered networking lunch sessions and additional networking breaks where delegates are able to mix with senior executives from across the sourcing industry.
For more information, or to register for the conference, please visit http://www.cphi-pharmasource.com
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UBM Conferences 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.ubmconferences.com.
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