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26-28 June, Milan/Lake Maggiore, Italy

The DHL Global Life Sciences and Healthcare Conference is an annual event for DHL’s top customers and partners around the world. It is well established as an industry platform and networking event. The conference enables DHL customers and partners operating in the life sciences and healthcare industry to learn, engage, exchange best practices, and explore the latest industry-specific products in order to address supply chain challenges and implications. Attendees come from many of the most successful and influential businesses in the world. During the 2018 conference, industry leaders and visionaries contributed to lively discussion and debate around our theme: “Shaping Connected Healthcare”.

Key Topics & Presentations

In 2018, the theme of the 18th Global Life Sciences and Healthcare Conference inspired delegates to share ideas and experiences of business transformation, innovation, and new business models for life sciences and healthcare logistics. The conference program was designed specifically for logistics, supply chain, and transportation professionals to learn from expert insights and best-practice examples in manufacturing supply chains, through engaging speeches and interactive workshop sessions.

Shaping Connected Healthcare

Andrew Mitchell, Vice President, Life Sciences & Healthcare, DHL Introduction to Life Science & Healthcare white paper and trends including Serialization, l2M & IoT.

Thomas Ogilvia, Human Resources Coporate Incubation for DHL & Member, Board of Managment, Deutsche Post DHL Group, speaks about Digital transformation and human continuity.

Alessandro De Luca, CIO, Merck Group, talks about shaping connected healthcare with the self-driving supply chain program.

Patient-Centric Healthcare

Sheri Henck, Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Distribution and Logistics, Medtronic, talks about transforming the supply chain and focusing on the patient-based experience.

Steven Claus, Global Head of Logistics, Novartis, speaks about changing the way companies do business and patient-centricity.

Innovation Driving Connected Healthcare

Matthias Heutger, Senior Vice President Strategy, Marketing & Innovation, DHL, speaks about the trend radar and how trends like AI and Robotics can bring value.

Jorge Woyke, Head of Global Warehousing & Distribution, Bayer Healthcare, speaks about Bayers journey in supply chain collaboration and innovation.

Leading With Purpose

Dr. Bertalan Mesko, Medical Futurist, Medical Futurist Institute talks abou the future of healthcare and the supply chain.

Amadou Diallo, Chief Executive Officer Middle East Africa, DHL Global Forwarding, speaks about Africa as a business opportunity and the value of social business.