Cold Chain Travels South to Latin America

The Cold Chain & Temperature Management Logistics - Central and Latin America is taking place March 18-20, 2013 at the Intercontinental Miramar in Panama City. For more information please visit or email
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Dec. 18, 2012 - PRLog -- (New York) The Cold Chain IQ event series is traveling to Panama in March of next year. The spotlight on markets south of the United States border is not surprising. Cold Chain IQ's Temperature Controlled Biopharmaceutical Logistics in Central America survey points out that over 90% of the biopharmaceutical industry currently operates south of the border with 50% planning an increase of their presence over the next three years. While the survey results point towards growth, they also highlight the regions many risks and challenges.

The Cold Chain & Temperature Management Logistics - Central and Latin America Summit ( will address how supply chain, logistics, QA and packaging professionals in Latin America can enhance cold chain practices that are in-line with international standards, but compliant with local and regional regulations. Featured speakers include:

•Ricardo Miranda, Logistics Solutions Senior Manager, Pfizer, Chair, Cold Chain Committee, ISPE Brazil (Brazilian Chapter)

•Jair Calixto, Good Practices and Pharmaceutical Audits Manager, SINDUSFARMA

•Dayra Quintero, Quality Leader, Latin American Logistics Center, Pfizer Corporation

•Tatiana Maeda, Supply Chain Head Mexico, Novartis

•Marcos R. Pereira, Director External Supply Integration Quality, Latin America, Janssen Cilag Farmaceutica Ltda.

•Diego Rincon, Director, Logistics/Technical, General Medica de Colombia S.A/ Gemedco S.A.

•Mick Sutherland, Director of Logistics Americas, CSL Behring

•Victor Barbosa, Vice President, Supply Chain Management & Procurement, Grunenthal Latin America

•Dr. Sandra O. Rumiano, Advisor & GMP Expert for the WHO (World Health Organization)

Event Highlights & Benefits:

Compare best practices with industry peers and supply chain partners on how to:

-Overcome market entry barriers concerning governmental controls, custom laws, regulatory requirements and import/export challenges

-Assess temperature control logistics, packaging and data technology available and currently being used in Latin America

-Understand important regulations across Latin America Countries

-Protect and secure your products by understanding the unique dynamics and critical challenges in Latin American supply chain networks, infrastructure and roads

Don't miss this chance to network with industry thought leaders and discuss some of the most pressing challenges for quality distribution and temperature control led medicines in Central and Latin America as the 3 day event will have a choice of 4 interactive workshops, roundtables and 16+ best practices & case study presentations.

The Cold Chain & Temperature Management Logistics - Central and Latin America is taking place March 18-20, 2013 at the Intercontinental Miramar in Panama City. For more information please visit or email

Taryn Soltysiak
Marketing Manager

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IQPC is an industry-recognized leader in B2B temperature control pharmaceutical events for 12 years across the North America and the world in new and emerging markets. Today there are 13 IQPC cold chain pharmaceutical events around the world. The flagship IQPC Cold Chain Global Forum each September brings 600+ supply chain stakeholders together to discuss today’s hottest topics in temperature control logistics and quality management. Online we continue engaging and educating the temperature control biopharma industry on – a free resource center of articles, videos and expert interviews.

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