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Collaborative Learning that FUELS your Temperature Sensitive Healthcare Products

About Leading Minds Seminars

Sonoco ThermoSafe and ELPRO 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 Sonoco ThermoSafe and ELPRO.

Download the full agenda here.

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Pharmaceutical manufacturers are invited, with complimentary (no fee) attendance. Teams are also welcome.

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Chauncey Hotel & Conference Center
660 Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ 08541
Phone: 609-921-3600

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

Missed 2018?

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




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. Experience sharing and problem solving are at the heart of our seminars. LMS programs are 65% discussion based. Step in, sit down and benchmark with other practitioners.

Fusion of Useful Experiences in Logistics and Storage

No press and no sponsorships only further FUELS an open dialogue in a no pressure, relaxed environment.

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 June evening.

Day Two: Concurrent User Groups. The ELPRO UG fully immerses the participants in using data monitoring and management technology. For 2017, attendees visited sending site and receiving site "stations" to understand different processes and technology available at each step in the supply chain. Small groups discuss and compare individual company approaches; with an outlook to future innovations in data management.

Seminar hosted by:

Sonoco ThermoSafe and ELPRO 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.

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.

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.

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