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Werum IT Solutions Asia as one of the partners at the Pharma MES Asia conference in Singapore

Pharma MES Asia, an international knowledge exchange platform, opens its gates in Southeast Asia.

David Margetts, Managing Director, Werum IT Solutions Asia, kicking off the conference with a keynote speech

Werum’s table top at the exhibition area

World Cafe session

Exhibition area

Singapore, July 15, 2018 - The first Pharma MES Asia conference in Southeast Asia took place on 15 - 17 July 2018 at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre at Marina Bay Sands, one of the unique and vibrant attractions in Singapore. Pharma MES Asia, an international knowledge exchange platform, brought together all stakeholders who play an active role in the pharma industry and offered a unique chance to connect with industry experts and discuss specific roadmaps for pharma manufacturing and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES).

As one of the partners, Werum IT Solutions hosted a table top at the exhibition area, gathering many visitors from global and local pharma companies, interested in MES for pharmaceutical manufacturing. David Margetts, Managing Director for Werum IT Solutions, Asia, kicked off the conference by delivering a powerful keynote speech on "Pharma 4.0: Why MES Is The Platform That Will Enable Future Manufacturing" and shared customer success stories implementing MES systems at their sites, highlighting the benefits they achieved by the implementation of Werum's PAS-X MES.

Hot topics discussed at the conference included:

  •  IIoT re-shaping the pharma industry
  •  Plug & Produce Initiative & seamless integration of single-use units
  •  Shop floor visibility & integration architecture
  •  Continuous manufacturing & EBR
  •  From big data to smart data
  •  Data integrity and compliance
  •  Regulatory and legal risks in emerging markets
  •  Cyber security in manufacturing IT
  •  Production scheduling

we.CONECT Global Leaders GmbH, the event organizer, welcomed more than 25 speakers and around 100 industry experts from around the region. The conference program comprised of 5 keynotes, 8 case studies and other interactive sessions and workshops, such as "World Café" and "Challenge Your Peers", where participants could engage and discuss with colleagues and peers similar issues and challenges that everyone is facing in the industry and brainstorm on the best possible solutions.