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TraceLink Announces Call for Speakers for NEXUS ’16 Conference

March 22, 2016

TraceLink Inc., the world’s largest track and trace network for connecting the life sciences supply chain and eliminating counterfeit prescription drugs from the global marketplace, today announced that the company is now accepting speaker proposals for NEXUS ’16—the annual gathering of business leaders and pharmaceutical supply chain professionals dedicated to shaping the future of global drug traceability. The deadline for abstract submissions is April 25, 2016.

TraceLink will evaluate speakers based on their industry presence as trusted subject matter experts who can share detailed case studies that demonstrate best practices, lessons learned and successful implementations for open industry challenges. The company will consider proposals from across the supply chain, and speakers from pharmaceutical companies, CMOs, wholesale distributors, hospitals and pharmacies are encouraged to submit abstracts on the following topics:

  • Patient and provider engagement;
  • Improving global drug supply;
  • Supply chain value from serialization and traceability;
  • DSCSA compliance projects and pilots;
  • Global serialization implementation programs;
  • Pharma company and CMO networks;
  • Supply chain integration;
  • Distribution challenges and opportunities;
  • Pharmacy and health system impacts;
  • Serialization and master data management; and, 
  • Data exchange standards (EPCIS and more).

“NEXUS ’16 provides a unique opportunity for life sciences executives—from CIOs to executives that lead supply chain, compliance, and regulatory functions—to discuss strategies for collaborating more effectively on global track and trace initiatives, and how to drive lasting value across their digital supply chain networks,” said Shabbir Dahod, president and CEO of TraceLink. “As the only industry event designed for the entire pharmaceutical supply chain, competition to speak at NEXUS is intense. We look forward to receiving submissions from renowned experts, innovators, authors and practitioners who share our passion for shaping the future of the industry.”

TraceLink NEXUS ‘16 will be held on October 19 and 20, at the Revere Hotel Boston, with a special evening event at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum. Registration for the conference is open, with discounts available for all tickets purchased before June 1, 2016.

To learn more about TraceLink NEXUS ’16 and to take advantage of early-bird ticket discounts, please visit  


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