Category: Conferences

2023 HDA PCSC Educational Seminar

On 4th and 5th April 2023, the PCSC will be hosting its 17th annual educational seminar, in New Jersey, USA.  ASC Associates are honoured to be presenting at this year’s event. Henry Moran will deliver a presentation on “Good Distribution Practice and Supply Chain Security – an integration”.

The presentation will discuss risk management in the life science supply chain and highlight how regulations and standards provide a invaluable framework for the safe and secure handling of pharmaceutical and healthcare products.

With over 15 years of life science compliance experience Henry’s presentation will provide practical application of the value of integrating Supply Chain Security and Good Distribution Practice.

Sustainability is the Future





Sustainability was the key theme at the recent Sonoco ThermoSafe Rental Packaging Workshop at the CEVA Logistics facility in Brussels, Belgium.

ASC Associates, Henry Moran, in collaboration with Andrew Heholt, Director of Business Development and Orion Product Manager, jointly facilitated this industry leading event.

The in-person workshop generated discussion on Green Logistics, the Orion rental packaging program along with case studies on how a successful rental program model is implemented.

This innovative interactive session highlighted that the pharmaceutical and biopharma industries are starting their journeys in regards sustainability, but speedy progress is being made.

More information on the event is available here

Rental Packaging Workshop & Tour


We are delighted to be facilitating the upcoming Sonoco ThermoSafe rental packaging workshop, at the CEVA Logistics Brussels facility on 17th January 2023.

The 4 hour educational experience, facilitated by Henry Moran, will include sessions on sustainability in the biopharma supply chain, how a rental packaging programme works and the change management process as a new packaging model is adopted.

All the details if the event can be found here



On 15th and 16th March 2022, Corvus Global Events will be hosting its Annual Pharma Supply Chain & Security World Summit, where Pharma industry experts share various challenges faced, new strategies, case studies and use of innovative ideas, the conference will also offer opportunities to encourage partnerships and collaborations.

ASC’s Henry Moran will share his 25+ years’ of experience on Supply Chain Security by presenting on the topic of “Extracting best practice and synergies for the safe and secure delivery of medicines for Human use”.

Leading Minds Network Series

ASC Associates are pleased to be supporting the upcoming Leading Minds Network Series.  Henry Moran, will be facilitating two sessions on 22nd February and 1st March.

In the session on 22nd February we will be looking at the topic of Product Integrity and exploring the challenges the industry faces with respect to Global Distribution.  We look to answers questions in regards product security, temperature management, product visibility and the increasing regulatory requirements. Details of the session can be found here:

Maintaining Product Integrity in a Global Supply Chain

On the 1st March, our discussions will be about end to end visibility and risk management.  We will be discussing how we can use technology to reduce risk, across a supply chain increasingly global in nature.

Risk-based Logistics for End-To-End Supply Chain Visibility

For full details on all of the “Temperature Controlled Tuesdays” sessions please click here

The Leading Minds Network is a community that seeks to foster innovation, honest discussions, ideas and best practices, so that the collective experiences of the community can be shared for the greater good. Members shares stories with industry peers who are implementing solutions today, overcoming regulatory hurdles or operational roadblocks, even organizational changes.




Passive v Active: The Current Trends

On Tuesday 28th September, Henry Moran, will chair and facilitate the Tower Cold Chain Solutions first Round Table event.

The The first of a series of online sponsored impartial and educational round-table discussions with industry experts from the pharmaceutical, airline and logistics sectors.

The first session is titled: Passive v Active.

Don’t miss out on the chance to listen to the team discuss new market trends and consider the effects that wider distribution of critical vaccines will have upon this sector. You can also take part in our live Q&A with our panel of key stakeholders.

Sign up to reserve your place.

ASC at the 6th Annual International Good Distribution Practice Conference


Last month ASC were honoured to have the opportunity to present at the 6th Annual International Conference – Good Distribution Practice.  The conference was hosted by the United Association of Serbia for Quality, the Agency for Consulting and Education and supported by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Serbia.

With attendees from all over Eastern Europe, Henry Moran of ASC, presented on the topic of Good Distribution Practice within the airline industry.

The presentation outlined the challenges that the Air Freight industry faces with regards Good Distribution Practice. Highlighting the areas of concern with regards airline handling of Medicines for Human Use and the importance of a Quality Mindset and culture, utilising our experience of accreditation and compliance with regards GDP.


ASC at Rx360 Euro 2021 Conference

The 2021 Rx360 Euro conference will focus on supply chain integrity and patient safety initiatives that affect Europe as well as worldwide, currently, and post the coronavirus pandemic. Important topics such as pharmaceutical counterfeiting and diversion, remote inspections from regulators, and vaccine logistics will be discussed.

ASC’s, Henry Moran, will be presenting at the event on the topic of “Supply Chain Security Audits: Best Practices during COVID-19 Pandemic”.

Details to the event can be found here

Leading Minds Amsterdam

Innovation, digitisation, risk and sustainability were the key messages from last weeks Leading Minds seminar.  Our own Henry Moran was the chairperson of the event, that was jointly hosted by ELPRO and Sonoco Thermosafe.  The annual event brings together pharmaceutical supply chain experts, to discuss and share their thoughts on existing and future trends. This years attendees formed a broad spectrum from the Pharma the supply chain, from manufacturers and 3PL’s to airlines and academics. We are looking forward to 2020 already!

Leading Minds Seminar Europe

On November 14th 2019 our director, Henry Moran, will chair the Leading Minds Seminar in Amsterdam. This event, organised by Elpro and Sonoco Thermosafe, will bring together professionals from throughout the pharmaceutical supply chain for a series of discussions and talks addressing key issues within the industry today.

Leading Minds Seminars focus on collaborative learning, encouraging delegates to share experiences and knowledge with each other. This peer driven format is known as FUELS – Fusion of Useful Experiences in Logistics and Storage, and provides an opportunity to learn from others whilst ensuring you’re on track and implementing the most cost-effective best practices.

The schedule for the event covers a wide range of topics, including quality control, data management, and reusable packaging. And in addition to chairing the event, Henry will also be leading a community forum discussion on “The Impact of Brexit on Pharmaceutical Trade”. It’s going to be a fascinating day, and we’re grateful for the opportunity to gain such knowledge and insight from our peers.