June 7-8, 2018
Princeton, NJ

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Pharma Smart Pack and Label Forum

The Pharma Smart Pack and Label Forum is a gathering of keen-minded speakers and sponsors who will be sharing the most advanced techniques to meet rigorous regulations, deliver to a global market, and enhance patient safety. 

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Registration Form

Speed up your attendance by filling out the registration form and email me back at Stephen.Aponte@iqpc.com.

Past Attendee Snapshot

CEOs, Directors of Packaging, and Labeling specialists representing top industry brands. Take a look at who we anticipate to be at this years event. 

Justify Your Trip Letter

Present your boss with this customizable letter detailing the reasons why you should attend the upcoming Pharmaceutical Packaging & Labeling Forum this December and you'll be sure to receive permission to join us.

Fast Track Packet

Here is everything you will need to justify your attendance!

2017 Post Show Infographic: Find Out What You Missed at the 2017 Pharma Smart Pack & Label

Find out who attended, what they learned and how they benefited from attending the 2017 Smart Pack & Label event!

To recevieve this report via email, please contact us at enquiry@iqpc.com.


5 Factors Driving Pharmaceutical Packaging Demand

According to a new study by The Freedonia Group’s new study, Global Pharmaceutical Packaging, 12th Edition, the global pharmaceutical packaging demand is projected to advance 6% annually to $112 billion in 2021. But what's behind the growth? As we outline in the infographic below, aging populations, rising levels of acute and chronic conditions, new product introductions, geographic expansion and increased investment in anti-counterfeiting measures will be the 5 key drivers over the next 5 years.

To receive this infographic via email, please contact us at enquiryiqpc@iqpc.com  with "Content Request - 5 Factors Driving Pharmaceutical Packaging Demand" in the subject line.


Auditing Artwork Processes and Services: Part I

This article is the start of a series of on auditing of artwork processes and services. Andrew Love, Vice President Capability Development at Be4ward Ltd, and presents actionable tips to cover different aspects of Chairman at a past summit,artwork services and the some of the issues you should consider if you are preparing to undertake an audit.

Auditing Artwork Processes and Services: Part II

Part Two in a series of on auditing of artwork processes and services. Andrew Love goes on to discuss the approval of complete versions of artwork, defining the overall process, and quality checks.

Auditing Artwork Processes and Services: Part III

The third part in a series on auditing of artwork processes and services. Andrew Love delves into audit trails, effective document version management, and more!

4 Significant Factors Driving Smart Packaging

Technology has transformed how human beings function today. The Internet of Things promises to revolutionize everything from the way we order food, to the way we take out the trash. Can pharmaceuticals be that far away? Let’s talk through 4 areas within which big pharma will see the maximum impact of smart packaging, and how these will be your drivers to evaluate if this new technology is getting your dollars.


Formulating your Change Strategy Control

Under cGMP, 'change' means creating a compliance setting that fosters continual improvement.  The FDA considers change management, or 'change control,' as critical to compliance, but offers limited guidance on how to perform it effectively.


Case Study: Expert Insight into Pharmaceutical Packaging & Labeling

At the last iteration of the Pharmaceutical Packaging & Labeling Forum, we heard from Directors, Vice Presidents, Administrators, and Managers about topics critical to packaging and labeling. This case study includes expert insight into these topics, such as leveraging serialization labeling, correcting deficiencies in labeling, effective packaging for FDA mandates product traceability, and more.

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Expert Insight: Your Packaging & Labeling Guide

We sat down with three experts in order to get their perspective on topics specific to each of their areas of expertise in the pharma industry. End-to-end labeling, implementing serialization, and outsourcing versus inhouse labeling are just some of the topics you'll find inside!

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Exclusive Interviews: Working Together Across Artwork, Labeling, and Packaging

We sat down with Nicole Quallis, Worldwide Labeling Manager, for Valeant Pharmaceuticals International,along with Suzan Aygen, Associate Director, Labeling & Promotional Review with LEO Pharma ahead of the 4th Pharmaceutical Packaing & Lableing Forum this December 4-6 in Philadelphia, to discuss their toughest challenges of pharmaceutical artwork, labeling, and packaging departments working together, the progress they are making, and how they would attack their department's obstacles. Take a look to find out more


Serialization World Map

The global pharmaceutical industry is moving towards a serialized world. In over 40 countries, regulatory mandates to secure the supply chain are already in place or in development. Download our printable map to see an overview of various nations’ progress in their serialization journey.

Security & Authentication Factsheets

Security is a real concern for healthcare. Theft and diversion of products in the supply chain to tampering and counterfeiting can render products unsafe, dangerous or even lethal, affecting both profit and reputation. Essentra works with the healthcare industry to offer a combination of cutting-edge technology, a rigorous code of conduct and more than 30 years’ security experience that protects their brands.

Browse the downloadable factsheets for additional information on:

  • Security Design
  • Hidden Hologram Labels
  • Holography and Holographic Tapes
  • Colour Shift, Pearlescent and UV Inks
  • Patron® Taggant authentication system

Pharmaceutical Serialization and Traceability 2017 Trend Report

With time running low, Pharma Logistics IQ tracks the state of the industry’s serialization projects. This year’s research report maps out and measures the changes in consensus as the industry advances closer to an entirely track-and-trace pharmaceutical environment. Sections covered:

  • Project Planning
  • Implementation Progress
  • Traceability In Operation 
  • Benefits Beyond Compliance


End-to-End in Practice: How Jazz Pharmaceuticals Successfully Revolutionized Its Process From Development to Product Launch

  • Lessons learned from X’s implementation of a true end-to-end system
  • Talk details; everyone has heard about end-to-end labeling, but discussions rarely go into the specifics of a working system
  • Find out the challenges X faced so your company can be prepared for them from the start

Presentation by Christy Wood, Sr. Manager, Regulatory Affairs Labeling, Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Supporting an Rx-to-OTC Switch: Understanding unique packaging, labeling and supply chain fundamentals

  • The business and public health opportunity created by the self-care movement
  • Working within the framework of Drug Facts Labeling regulations
  • Factoring packaging and label testing into a Switch development plan
  • Consumer and retailer considerations in package design
  • Building innovation and flexibility into package configurations
  • Recognizing and addressing scale-up and speed-to-market challenges

Smart Packaging: Add Value for Patients, Artwork, Labelling, and Packaging

Smart packaging is quickly becoming a reality in the pharmaceutical industry. Don’t be left behind as other companies have already started incorporating smart packaging into their products. Learn how to maximize ROI from this investment by making it work for you at every level of production. Increase brand equity and deliver personalized information to patients at every stage of the product’s lifecycle. Presentation by Peter Kallai, President & CEO, IntelliPACK

Serialization, Challenges & Efficient Operation(s) Between Packaging, Labeling & Artwork

  • Coordinating work across departments is already difficult; discuss the added challenges serialization brings
  • Learn about the creation of revised guidelines to achieve serialization compliance given so many moving parts between departments
  • Discuss how to handle serialization changes at different scales—rolling out in waves or tackling everything at once

Streamlining Label Translations and Strategic Management of Drug/Combination Product Labeling

Anoop K Padival, Manager, Strategic Global Labeling, Regulatory Affairs at AbbVie, discusses how to optimize global content on a country-by-country basis to accommodate translations, compare outsourcing versus overseeing label translations in-house, discuss project management best practices during the overall translations process, and review accurate and appropriate labeling practices for drug/combination product labeling.

Giving Products Identity with Innovative Serialization Solutions

Understand key trends and learn how to give every product a unique identity with cost-effective, covert and overt serialized print solutions to:

  • Identify and stop non-compliant distributors
  • Ensure end-to-end product authentication
  • Improve reporting and identification of stolen products
  • Increase supply chain visibility for improved efficiency and management
  • Enable consumer engagement from the same marks

Sponsorship Information

2018 Pharma Pack & Label Prospectus

Download the 2018 Prospectus to get an inside look at past sponsors, who you will be networking with and partnership options for this years event.

For more information please contact Max Miller