Executives from Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline and California State Board of Pharmacy discuss pharmaceutical packaging

Executives from Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline and California State Board
 of Pharmacy discuss pharmaceutical packaging challenges at Pharmapack North
                                 America 2013

PR Newswire

PHILADELPHIA, March 28, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Pharmapack North America Conference and Exhibition returns to Philadelphia, PA
this June 18-20, 2013. Pharmapack is a prominent industry event for packaging,
supply chain, regulatory and pharmaceutical professionals, from top suppliers,
wholesalers, manufacturers and packaging and pharmaceuticals companies. For
more information, visit http://www.pharmapackna.com

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New for 2013, the Pharmapack Conference offers enhanced networking with the
Pharmapack tradeshow, market & editorial content driven topics, separate
private conferencing room for a more exclusive experience and technical
showcases theatre and product breakdowns highlighting some of the latest
products and issues.

Enhanced expertise and focus:

At the conference, a broad panel of pharmaceutical packaging experts from top
Pharma companies and regulatory agencies will explore critical aspects of
market driven challenges and topics. Sessions will range from multiple
technical presentations to a number of debates offering a comprehensive
analysis of the current circumstances and new trends including:

  oThe latest advancements and future of drug delivery and packaging systems.
  oRecognizing and assessing the role of packaging in mitigating threats from
    counterfeit, misbranded and adulterated drugs.
  oClarification and discussion of ePedigree, serialization and track & trace
    laws by federal and state personnel.
  oExamining strategies which will lead your company to reach cost effective
  oParticipating in a discussion as international experts critique strategies
    and analyze the impact of packaging on patient adherence.
  oChallenging the importance of sustainability in your supply chain and
    learn how to cost effectively reduce your footprint and integrate

Notable speakers include:

Sriman Banerjee , Head, Packaging Development Glaxosmithkline
Walter Berghahn, Executive Director HCPC - Healthcare Compliance Packaging
Virginia Herold, Executive Officer California state board of pharmacy
Al Iannuzzi, Senior Director Worldwide Environment, Health & Safety Johnson &
Donald Singer, Global Manager Glaxosmithkline

To see full agenda and speaker line-up, visithttp://www.pharmapackna.com

Technical Training:

For the first time at Pharmapack, we will offer a Technical Workshop which
will take place at the close of the conference program. This session will
enable participants to apply principles with specialized guidance and discuss
current issues relating to climate controlled supply chain in detail.

About the organizers:

UBM Canon is one of the world's leading producers of trade shows, publications
and electronic media for the modern, international industry of packaging,
particularly in the areas of healthcare, pharmaceuticals, design engineering,
automation technology, electronics, quality assurance and plastics processing.
UBM Canon also publishes a great many industry magazines, including
Pharmaceutical and Medical Packaging News, Packaging Digest, Medical Device
and Diagnostic Industry, Medical Product Manufacturing News, and European
Medical Device Technology.

For further information, contact:

Speaking roles: Eric Dente, eric.dente@ubm.com, +1-310-445-8561
Sponsorship opportunities: Lysa Frankfort, lysa.frankfort@ubm.com,
Marketing Contact: Kelly Ryan, Kelly.Ryan@ubm.com, +1-310-445-8516

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