Leading Minds Seminar – May 2019 New Jersey
Leading Minds Seminar – May 2019 New Jersey

Leading Minds Seminar – May 2019 New Jersey


29 May 2019

May 29-30 | Princeton New Jersey NJ USA

Collaborative Learning that FUELS your Temperature Sensitive Healthcare Products  

ELPRO and Sonoco ThermoSafe are delighted to announce the dates of the next installment of the Leading Minds Seminar for May 29th & 30th in Princeton New Jersey.

The one-day seminar will again bring together practitioners in temperature control healthcare and life sciences faced with similar supply chain, packaging and quality control challenges. Day two will be User Groups meetings hosted by ELPRO and Sonoco ThermoSafe.


Missed 2018?

Read over Pharmaceutical Commerce magazine’s summary of the sessions.



2019 Highlights and Agenda

Download the 2019 agenda here. Don’t miss benchmarking with your colleagues during these Community Forum Discussions:

  • Where Does the Buck Stop? Quality Decision Making Through the Supply Chain to Last Miles including Pharmacies. Led by Geoff Glauser, US Government - Health & Human Services
  • Continuous Monitoring vs. Risk-Based Approaches as Supply Chains Get Closer to the End-Users. Led by Lisa Moher, Sanofi
  • Value and Viability of Data to Realize Supply Chain Visibility, Efficiencies and End to End Control. Led by Bill McGillian, Merck
  • Clinical Trial Supply and Challenges at the Clinical Sites. Led by Doug Meyer, Biogen
  • Reusable Shipping Systems – Case Studies, Different Implementation Models, and Challenges to Overcome. With panelists from Mark Everitt, AstraZeneca and Michael English, Merck.

About Leading Minds Seminars

WHY- Leading Minds Seminars bring together serious-minded practitioners to solve very real, very challenging operational hurdles in the pharmaceutical cold chain. Learning from your peers in other pharma companies, ensures you’re on track, implementing the right, most cost-effective best practices.

UNIQUE FUELS FORMAT - Leading Minds Seminars are unique in format and intent: we call it FUELS. Experience sharing and problem solving are at the core of our seminars. LMS programs are 65% discussion based. Step in, sit down, benchmark with other practitioners.

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WHAT TO EXPECT - Day One: Small group discussions, community discussion forums and presentations – focusing on current affairs, regulations and practical case studies that seek to solve business critical issues.

Evening Networking: Call it industry peer team-building. Or just a fun evening of friendly competition games and BBQ dinner outside on lovely May evening.

Day Two: Concurrent User Groups. The ELPRO UG fully immerses the participants in using data monitoring and management technology.  Small groups discuss and compare individual company approaches; with an outlook to future innovations in data management.


All pharmaceutical manufacturers are invited, complimentary (no fee) attendance. Teams welcome. 


Chauncey Hotel & Conference Center
660 Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ 08541

Phone: 609-921-3600

A special rate has been arranged for Leading Minds Seminar attendees at Chauncey. Please follow this link to book. 


Some impressions of 2018


Seminar hosted by

ELPRO and Sonoco ThermoSafe have been involved in developing cold chain systems for decades. Applying our extensive experience, we want to facilitate the right discussions, between the right supply chain partners to ensure successful business outcomes now, and for the long term. Tradeshows serve a purpose, but sometimes you need more than ‘information overload’. Rather you need a focused group of people, concentrating on developing a detailed, systematic process approach to find the complete solution that you need.


For over 30 years, ELPRO is widely recognized as the global knowledge leader in innovative, Swiss engineered environmental monitoring solutions and data loggers for pharma, healthcare and life science. ELPRO partners with clients to develop solutions that integrate ELPROs high-quality measurement components into their business processes. Clients include biotechs, diagnostic manufacturers, and the top 20 pharma companies. As the inventor of the LIBERO PDF Logger, ELPRO solutions have the lowest total cost of ownership and assist pharmaceutical and healthcare companies around the world preserve and manage stability budgets and simplify their cold chain by reducing manual work, resulting in quicker release times.



Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE:SON), is a leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging for the safe and efficient transport of pharmaceuticals, biologics, vaccines and other temperature sensitive products. Sonoco ThermoSafe shipping solutions mitigate risk for our customers and ensure product efficacy throughout the extremes of a supply chain. With operations in North America, Europe and Asia, Sonoco ThermoSafe has a vast product offering featuring industry-leading technology that encompasses refrigerated, frozen or controlled room temperature applications. In addition, Sonoco ThermoSafe's ISC Labs® design and testing services deliver individualized and innovative packaging solutions along with qualification and validation services to meet all regulatory requirements.

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