Workshop: Ensuring supply chain flexibility and viability for biologics

February 25-27 | San Diego | San Francisco | Seattle

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Ensuring supply chain flexibility and viability for biologics

  • San Diego | Tuesday, February 25 | Hilton San Diego/Del Mar
  • San Francisco | Wednesday, February 26 | Embassy Suites San Francisco Airport
  • Seattle | Thursday, February 27 | Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown

Almac Clinical Services invites you to join our complimentary customer Lunch and Learn workshop, Ensuring Supply Chain Flexibility and Viability for Biologics. We created this event to provide you with critical insights into the subject area of adaptable clinical trial supply solutions in a changing market.

As a biologics-focused innovator, your study protocols and products are complex and demand careful management. This workshop will explore the benefits of having a robust packaging strategy that takes into consideration solutions that ensure your temperature sensitive products remain viable and flexible for wider use across your studies lifecycle. Take control over your high cost, high demand clinical supplies, and learn how to decrease waste, increase product availability, and effectively manage limited stability profiles within the clinical supply chain to meet the specific needs and timelines of your biologic trials.

Understand the key milestones that directly impact clinical trial supply, and explore current and projected shifts in the clinical trial landscape which will require sponsors to be more responsive to change. Topics that will be covered include:

  • The rise of biologics and market pressures
  • The complexity of biologics supply chain management
  • Flexible clinical trial supply solutions including Just in Time Manufacturing
  • Critical considerations for cold chain management

Who Should Attend?

This workshop will appeal to those working in:

  • Clinical Supply Chain Management
  • Clinical Trial Design
  • Clinical Operations
  • Clinical Research
  • Local and Global Distribution
  • Project Management
  • Cold Chain Logistics
  • Inventory Management
  • Label Development and Regulatory Vetting

We are excited to welcome you to our workshop. If you have any questions, please contact Julie Doboszczak directly at [email protected]

Workshop agenda

10:30 am – 11:00 am

Guest Arrival and Registration

11:00 am – 11:15 am


11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Presentation: Ensuring Supply Chain Flexibility and Viability for Biologics

12:15 pm – 12:30 pm


12:30 pm – 1:30 pm


1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Final Q&A, Prize Drawing, Networking


Learn more about the presenters:

Workshop: Ensuring Supply Chain Flexibility and Viability for BiologicsNatalie Balanovsky – Just In Time Manufacturing Solutions Manager, Almac Clinical Services

Natalie Balanovsky is the Just In Time Manufacturing Solutions Manager at Almac Clinical Services in Souderton, PA, responsible for stakeholder engagement, implementation, and development of Almac’s Just In Time service suite.

Natalie has previously held other roles at Almac including Global Project Leader and Project Manager of Distribution, managing Phase 1 through 4 clinical trials of various size, and complexity.  She has over 15 years of professional experience within Project Management, Business Development, GMP Operations, and Quality Compliance for various industries including pharmaceutical, financial and b2b.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Delaware Valley University and earned her Master of Business Administration with concentration in Finance from LaSalle University.  She is a certified Project Management Professional and is a Member of the Delaware Valley Chapter of Project Management Institute.


Bryan Thompson Bryan Thompson – Production Manager, Almac Clinical Services

Bryan Thompson has worked in a manufacturing capacity with Almac Clinical Services for the last eleven years. He is responsible for the development and management of 200+ staff across a three-shift clinical packaging operation. Bryan has the additional responsibility of overseeing the generation of a complex production schedule, review of Project specific generated batch documentation, and quotation generation.

At Almac, Bryan has gained extensive knowledge of the processes, equipment, and materials utilized in clinical trials packaging, and is a subject matter expert on cold room packaging.

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