full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai

“Pharmaceutical AntiCounterfeiting in Emerging Regions:
Who’s Winning the Battle”


A Full Day  International Forum in India with Networking on Multi-Stakeholders Approach to
Winning the War Against Drug Counterfeits
!  
 
 
full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai
Venue : The Lalit Hotel- Mumbai, IndiaThe Lalit
Address: Sahara Airport Road, Andheri East, Mumbai 
Date : March 4th, 2011 -  8:30-5:30pm

 

 
March 4th – Full Day Agenda:

08:30 a.m - 09:30 a.m : Registration – Networking
 
09:30 a.m : Opening Remarks / Welcome
Mr. Ram Balani CEO-Founder- FDASmart Inc. (Organizer)    
 
Session 1: Key Factors to Implementing a Successful Consumer-Based Anti-Counterfeiting Solution”
 
9:35 a.m -10:15 a.m : Mr. Alden Zecha – CFO/Strategist- Sproxil Inc.
 
Description: Mr. Alden Zecha- will feature the Sproxil consumer-based anti-counterfeiting solution that is in nationwide use in Nigeria in cooperation with NAFDAC (National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control) the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency. Sproxil’s patented Mobile Product Authentication™ (MPA) solution has also been considered for use in Haiti and is under evaluation in several other emerging regions.

He will provide details on how and why their system has delivered significant benefits for consumers, brand owners, and government agencies including statistics demonstrating substantial sales increases for products using MPA. New initiatives underway with additional pharmaceutical brands and regions will also be discussed
 
Speaker Background :
full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai Mr. Alden Zecha serves as CFO and Strategist of Sproxil, a U.S.-based company that provides world-class brand protection in emerging markets through software and services that work anywhere there are mobile phones. Responsible for the overall strategy, finance and administration of the company, Zecha brings to the role more than 20 years of broad-range executive expertise in operations, strategy and finance, and vast experience from work in more than 20 countries. 

Prior to joining Sproxil, Zecha co-founded and served as CFO of ultra-luxury travel company PrivatSea and as CFO of Rethos, a sustainability and corporate social responsibility social media website. He also co-founded an OTC drug distribution company and worked with the Japanese MHW (FDA equivalent) on regulatory compliance issues for Procter & Gamble. Zecha previously worked with consulting firms, Monitor Group and BearingPoint, and served as international economic development specialist for the State of Hawaii.
 
 
Session 2: “ The Emerging Face of Serialization in Indians Pharma ”
 
10:15 a.m -10:45 a.m : Mr. Daryll Mascarenhas – General Manager ( Supply Chain ) - GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
 
Description : Mr. Daryll Mascarenhas will discuss Serialization and its use in Pharmaceuticals from a Big Pharma prospective , explore the Indian Pharmaceuticals opportunities and cover emerging technology landscape in use in India.
 
Speaker Background :
full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai Mr. Daryll Mascarenhas is currently General Manager, Commercial Supply Chain at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (GSK), a Big Pharma company and one of India’s oldest Pharmaceutical setups. His current span of control includes; Demand Replenishment, Logistics, 3rd party Warehousing and Sales Administration covering over 4000 customers spread across the length and breadth of India, churning $ 400 million in revenue every year. Daryll joined GSK in 1995 and has a rich and varied functional experience covering Market Research, Field Sales, Brand Management and the Supply

He holds an MBA in Marketing from the Institute for Technology & Management, Mumbai and a dual Supply Chain specialization from APICS (USA). He is a regular speaker at Supply Chain forums, where his forte is covering emerging trends and strategies for the Pharma sector.
 
Session 3: “Technology measures for addressing Medical Product IdA, Secured Track-n-Trace and Diversion. ”
 

10:45 a.m –11:15 a.m

Dr. Praful Naik – Chief Scientific Officer - Bilcare   
 
 
Speaker Background :
full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai Dr. Praful Naik has a doctorate degree in Pharmaceutics from the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, India. He has over 18 years of industrial experience and has held positions of diverse responsibilities in the Pharmaceutical industry. He is currently the Chief Scientific Officer and Executive Director on the board of Bilcare Limited, a publicly listed company headquartered in India. Bilcare is an international, integrated products, processes and technologies provider to the global pharmaceutical and other industrial segments which includes its path-breaking nonClonableID™ Security Technology. Praful is responsible for the global scientific affairs initiatives and provides support to all strategic business initiatives, worldwide.

He has over 10 research paper publications and has extensively lectured at national and international conferences and global forums. Praful has to his credit 5 Indian patents, 1 USA and 4 International patents and has over 100 patent applications in various stages of grant. Member of several associations, organizations and academic institutions, he also sits on the expert committee of the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, is the member of the CII’s National Committee of IP Owners, represents the Indian Pharmaceutical Organizations IDMA and OPPI on WHO-IMPACT and was the member of “National Working group on Scientific and Technological Measures to counter spurious and sub-standard drugs and diagnostic centres” constituted by the Principal Scientific Adviser to Government of India. Praful was conferred with the “Distinguished Service to the Pharmacy Profession” by Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India in 2008, the “Outstanding Performance Award” by the Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research in 2009, was awarded the Certificate of Innovation for the nonClonable security technology at Innovations 2010 by the IIT Bombay Alumni Association and was invited to speak at the prestigious Science and Technology Forum 2010 at Kyoto, Japan on Security in the Age of ICT.
 
Sponsor Welcome: “ Welcome Address & TTSL CSR - Corporate Social Responsibility ”
 
11:15 a.m -11:30 a.m : Mr. Shashank Pore – Head-Brand Communications & VAS - TTSL CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)
 
Description : Mr. Shashank Pore will welcome delegates and event participants and briefly share Tata Teleservices Limited Corporate Social Responsibility.
 
Speaker Background :
full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai Shashank Pore is Head- VAS & Marketing Communication for Tata Indicom / Photon & walky at Tata Teleservices. Previously-he served as Assistant Vice President for Marketing also at Tata Teleservices – Maharashtra. He was Assistant General Manager at Idea Cellular Ltd and Brand Manager at Gillette
 
 
11:30 a.m -12:00 p.m : Tea / Coffee Break / Networking
 
Session 4: Establishing a State of Readiness - Mass Serialization as a Business Strategy”
 
12:00 p.m -12:30 p.m : Mr. Joseph Ringwood –Chief Operating Officer (COO)- Systech International-NJ (US)
 
Description : Joseph Ringwood will take an in-depth look at the global serialization landscape. He will offer a strategic view of what manufacturers should consider when selecting a serialization approach.

Additionally, he will include real-world examples from industry thought leaders AstraZeneca and LifeScan to illustrate the business benefits of implementing a configurable and flexible serialization solution.

During his talk, attendees will learn about the following:

• Global pharmaceutical serialization snapshot
• Best practices to implement a global serialization approach
• Examples of how leading pharmaceutical manufacturers,  AstraZeneca and LifeScan leveraged a configurable and expandable solution to address serialization
• Key lessons  and take-aways learned in mitigating risk in deploying serialization
 
Speaker Background :
full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai Mr. Joseph Ringwood is the Chief Operating Officer- Systech International.

Mr. Ringwood is responsible for directing Systech's strategies for growth both domestically and internationally and to grow customer, business and technology partner relationships.. Mr. Ringwood has architected successful teams leading to outstanding performance in diverse industries including: packaging machinery, business process outsourcing, and professional office solutions.

With more than 25 years of sales, marketing, and general management experience in business-to-business environments, Mr. Ringwood plays a key role in Systech's business operations. Mr. Ringwood is tasked with expanding Systech's market position as a provider of Packaging Execution Systems to the world's leading pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer with its Viagra product packaging
 
 
Session 5: “Legal Aspects of AntiCounterfeiting Measures for Indian Pharmaceutical Stakeholders”
 
12:30 p.m -1:00 p.m : Dr. Milind Antani- Head- Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences, Nishith Desai & Associates
 
Description :  Dr. Antani will discuss first of all what the legal definition of counterfeits are in India and how that differs from the IMPACT (WHO) or Western regions.  Unless we all can agree harmonize globally  what a counterfeit drug is, seizures of Indian generic drugs bound for Brazil in route in Amsterdam is bound to be repeated elsewhere.

Dr. Antani will then feature various legal arsenals at your disposal as pharma manufacturer, exporter or consumer to combat counterfeits. He will also discuss the recent DGFT announcements for track and trace requirements for Indian drug exports and what that means to various multi-stakeholders in the pharmaceutical industry.
 
Speaker Background :
full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai Dr. Antani heads the Pharma and Life Sciences Practice at the multi-skilled, research-based international law firm, Nishith Desai Associates with offices in Mumbai, Silicon Valley, Bangalore and Singapore.

Dr. Antani represents clients in matters including corporate mergers and acquisitions, regulatory and transactional matters, intellectual property prosecution and litigation, joint ventures and formation of new companies.
 
 
1:00 p.m – 2:00 p.m:

Lunch Break / Networking

Session 6: “ Cognex Value Proposition for successful implementation of sustainable and reliable serialization solutions ”
 
2:00 p.m - 2:30 p.m : Mr. Jean-Michel Cambie – Director Vision Strategic Initiatives – Cognex
 
Description : This session will describe how Cognex’s breakthrough vision and identification technologies can offer unparalleled accuracy, repeatability and flexibility to pharmaceuticals manufacturers, faced with the on-going challenges of mass-serialization, at the lowest cost of ownership in the industry.

Additionally, this session will clearly demonstrate that at the machine level, the use of smart camera vision systems offers undisputed advantages in terms of performance, low cost, ease of deployment and ease of maintenance, that can significantly and sustainably help pharmaceuticals manufacturers to successfully comply with global and local regulations.
 
Speaker Background :
full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai Mr Jean-Michel Cambie is Director Vision Strategic Initiatives – Cognex International

Mr Cambie is responsible for directing the Vision Strategic Initiatives and Strategic Business Development for Cognex International, especially in the Pharmaceuticals market, where reliable data collection and grading is key to ensure optimal traceability implementation. Mr Cambie has 20 years Sales and Marketing experience in industrial automation and vision, and an extensive international experience at a large variety of hi-tech companies in Europe, the Middle-East and Asia, with proven track record at accounts development and retention.
 
 
Session 7: “ Telco initiatives in M-Health Opportunities ”
 
2:30 p.m - 3:00 p.m : Mr. Zubin Dubash - Vice President & National Head - TTSL VAS Services
 
Description : Zubin Jimmy Dubash will highlight Tata Tele’s foray in the m-health space and how the use of smart-connectivity will play a key role in enabling innovative real-time, m-health applications and services to promote health & wellness.
 
Speaker Background :
full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai Mr. Zubin Dubash is Currently Vice President & National Head of New Products Innovations at Tata Docomo, Tata Photon, Tata Indicom & Virgin brands. Responsibile for strategy and innovation for all the brands of Tata Teleservices.

A JBIMS alumni, He has industry working experience of 16 years with companies such as - Network Institute - a Microsoft Solution Provider, Vodafone (India), British Gas Broadband & Tata Teleservices Ltd. Have spent the last 13 years in the rapidly-growing telecom & broadband sectors in India, managing various functions including Roaming, Business Development, Product Management and Mobile VAS. Since 2000, have been closely associated with Mobile VAS in India, and have been a part of pioneering breakthroughs with operators like Hutch (Now Vodafone) & currently Tata Teleservices Ltd (TTSL).
 
 
Session 8: “ Counterfeit Drugs- A Serious threat to Public Health ”
 
3:30 p.m - 4:00 p.m : Mr. Ram Banarse - Asst Commissioner – FDA-Maharashtra
 
Description : Mr. Banarse will discuss how interdiction of counterfeits and preventing their entry into the market are being managed by the FDA-Maharashtra.

He will discuss how CONSUMER AWARENESS PROGRAM with public media assistance can help extend the war against counterfeits and assist regulatory agency such as FDA Maharashtra with their finite resources.

He will also stress how better coordination of various stakeholders is mandatory for us to win the counterfeit wars.
 
Speaker Background :
• Mr. Ram Banarse worked in Pharmaceutical industry in various capacities for ten years. He. He has gained experience in development of Non sterile dosage Formulation and setting of new Oral Liquid, Capsule and tablet manufacturing section as per norm provided under WHO guideline on quality management of pharmaceutical preparation.

He joined Food and Drug Administration Maharashtra in 1990. His quest for acquiring knowledge prompted him to obtain a degree in Law and also Post Graduate degree M.Sc. in Clinical Research He has used his industrial experience for up gradation of compliance of good manufacturing practices by the pharmaceutical industry through statutory inspection.

• While working in Intelligence Branch of F.D.A., he has interdicted various inter State rackets of spurious drugs. He has been awarded for his contribution of exploring inter state racket of spurious drugs by State of Maharashtra. Many have been arrested from his constant vigilance.

• He has been associated with many organizations like Pharmaceuticals Chemist Association, Founder member of All India Drugs Control Officer Confederation beside this he is actively associated with IPA and He is a life member of IPA.
 
4:00 p.m - 4:30 p.m : Tea / Coffee Break / Networking
 
Session 9: “ Anti -Counterfeit Solutions –Capsule Item Level ”
 

4:30 p.m – 5:00 p.m

Mr. Rajeev Tembe – Head Business Development- ACG Associated Capsules Pvt. Ltd.   
 
Description : Mr. Rajeev Tembe will discuss :
1) Anti-Counterfeit Printing on Capsules, called 'Brandshield'.
2) Track & Track Technology- Printing of Unique ID Nos. on Primary, Secondary or Tertiary Packaging.
3) Other Anti-Counterfeit solutions offered, like unique shape & size of capsules. Engraving of capsules.
 
Speaker Background :
 Mr. Rajeev will disscuss on full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai Mr. Rajeev Tembe presently heads Business Development at the ACG’s ‘Innovative Cell at the company. The unti’s objective includes Identifying, developing & marketing products for the niche market. He is in charge of business development for Products with USP, products with anti-counterfeit features, products tailor made for custome specific customer requirements.

He is involved with special Anti –Counterfeit printing technology for printing on capsules , cold shrink capsules & few other products currently under development. Special product for one of the leading pharmaceutical company has been developed.Trace & Track- Anti-Counterfeit Technology. He has expertise with with packaging films, like Desiccant Formpack, PVC, PVC/PVDC, Aclar, Cold Form Blister foil, alu foils, Metered dose inhalation, DPI (Direct Powder inhalation)He is also conversant with pharmaceutical machineries, like capsule filling, blister packing & Fluid bed equipment.
 
Last Session
Panel Discussion :
(Audience Participation Invited at moderator discretion) 
 

5:00 p.m –5:40 p.m

Panel Moderator : Mr. Ram Balani-CEO/Founder-FDASmart Inc.   
 
Panel Discussion Description: This panel will probe panel members on various topics related to the global challenges and possible solutions to win the war against pharmaceutical drug counterfeits.

Past ( Jan 2011 ) DGFT barcoding requirement announcement for Indian drug exports and recently the DCC/DCGI mandates for ALL INDIA drug manufacturers will be highlighted during the panel from various stakeholder perspectives.
 
Panel Members:  
 
full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai

1- Mr. Darryl Mascarenhas –GlaxoSmithKline Limited   - Pharma Manufacturer

 
full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai

2- Mr. Daara Patel- IDMA - Indian Pharma Association

 
full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai

3- Dr. Milind Antani – Legal

 
full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai

4- Mr. Alden Zecha - Vendor  Solution  - Consumer

 
full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai

5- Mr. Joseph Ringwood - Vendor Solution – Manufacturer Packaging

 
full day event on anti-counterfeiting in emerging regions, anti-counterfeiting solutions, mumbai

6- Mr. Ram Banarse – FDA Maharashtra-Govt of India

 

5:40 p.m

Conference Ends
 
 
 

For more information contact Ram Balani at 516-515-9642 or email at rbalani@fdasmart.com