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Mayor Welcomes IQPC Global Forum to Chicago!


Source: IQPC Worldwide


The Cold Chain & Temperature Management Global Forum is celebrating its 10th Anniversary by moving to Chicago, IL. As the 3rd largest city in the United States, Chicago’s distribution infrastructure, central geography, large economy and expressway network showcase this major supply chain hub as prime location for the gathering of industry leaders to discuss pressing global issues in the cold chain community.

In a statement by the Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emmanuel was quoted saying, “We are proud to play host to a distinguished group of professionals who, by advancing the distribution of medicine to global markets, are improving the quality of life and health of men, women and children all over the world.” Read the full letter from Rahm Emmanuel here.

The 2012 Global Forum will reflect key challenges in the market and bring you peer-to-peer experiences, networking and hard-hitting new information on overcoming the most pressing issues facing temperature control logistics and QA professionals today. Keynote speakers will represent: United States Pharmacopeia, MHRA, Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly,Bayer Healthcare, Abbott, IATA, ISTA, TSA, CDC, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), U.S. Department of Justice – Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and more.

A new focus for 2012 is Central & South America as a key market for both manufacturers and suppliers in this space. The geographical area represents unique challenges including meeting regulatory requirements, designing quality strategy for cold chain supply, domestic distribution, optimal transportation model, risk management and supply chain security. The Global Forum will bring international perspectives from ANMAT, SINDUSFARMA, Farma Mondo SA, Pfizer (Peru), Customs of Airport Benito Juarez (Mexico), AAACESA,Sanofi-Aventis (Mexico), General Medica de Colombia S.A./ Gemedco S.A. and more.

As the environment is a concern for all, IQPC will be featuring re-usable & green packaging case studies and panel discussions at the Global Forum. The event will tackle key challenges and provide real life solutions including lowering costs, reducing the carbon footprint associated with materials used, recovery and recycling of materials and implementation re-usable packaging systems.

The 10th Annual Cold Chain & Temperature Management Global Forum is taking place at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago, IL from September 24-28, 2012. For more information, please visit or email


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