8:45 am Login & Virtual Coffee

9:30 am Chair’s Opening Remarks

Digitally Connected Asset Management

9:40 am Case Study – Design for Reliability within a CapEx Platform

  • Thomas Povanda Director, Global Asset & Reliability Management , Merck and MSD

10:00 am Engineering Management – Driving Culture Change through Operational Excellence

10:20 am Live Q&A – Ask Our Speakers Your Burning Questions

10:50 am Virtual Speed Networking Break


Recreating the face-to-face networking in the virtual world. We will pair you up with fellow attendees to break the ice and make new business relationships!

11:30 am Morning Break

• Live Demo at Virtual Exhibition Hall
• Arrange Virtual 121 Meetings

Dedicated Roundtable Discussion:
• Technical operations – Is there an impending skill gap?

11:30 am How Digital Twins Become Disruptive

12:00 pm Fireside Chat: How Does a CMO Ensure Manufacturing Assets & Facilities’ Reliability & Operational Readiness??

  • David Basile Director, Central Engineering & Reliability Excellence, Catalent

12:30 pm Moving Towards Personalized Healthcare – Supply Chain and Manufacturing Impacts

1:00 pm Networking Lunch – Visit Our Virtual Exhibition Hall to Find Out Innovative Solutions

1:30 pm Working Lunch Break: Deep Dive From Analytics to Diagnostics – Achieving Industry 4.0 & Financial Savings


Pharma 4.0 opens the door for a wider range of new technologies and benefits in many sectors, and the pharma manufacturing environment is no exception. To remain competitive in this rapidly advancing space, modern engineering needs to adapt and requires specialist knowledge to help overcome current challenges.

Alex Oliveira is a reliability engineering expert with comprehensive experience, working within the pharma industry for many years.

This deep dive will enable you to:

  • Use analytics to speed up data driven maintenance program
  • Use condition-based maintenance to reduce operating costs and increase safety
  • Avoid unplanned downtime to achieve financial savings

Participants will be able to dive into discussion to seek practical takeaways from the leader.

2:30 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Virtual Conference

3:30 pm

End of Conference