Swissôtel Dusseldorf, Germany
A must attend event for the drug manufacturing community. An integral part of WDM this year, are the Shingo prize workshops. Named after the ‘engineering genius’ industrial engineer Shigeo Shingo, the Shingo Prize aims to promote awareness of lean manufacturing strategies and recognize companies that achieve world class manufacturing status. Key industry challenges to be discussed include: Implementing a structured operational excellence program; Vendor managed inventory – moving towards a leaner enterprise; Continuous flow manufacturing – understanding opportunities for Pharma; Creating transformational change through a lean manufacturing Implementation; Facility upgrades for 21st century GMP requirements; Practical and technical applications to achieve quality by design. Pre-arranged one-to-one meetings take place 10th September, ensuring attendees meet the people they have selected in advance and make the most of their networking opportunities at the event.