TempPack Program

 
 
 
 
 


 
 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

The following is an overview of the upcoming 2020 TempPack program.
 
Sunday | March 15th
7:30am – 8:00amCPLP Training Breakfast
Cape Cod Hall C
8:00am – 12:30pmCertified Packaging Laboratory Professional (CPLP) TECHNICIAN Training (additional fee)
Cape Cod Hall C
12:30pm – 1:00pmCPLP Training Lunch
Cape Cod Hall C
1:00pm – 5:30pmCertified Packaging Laboratory Professional (CPLP) TECHNOLOGIST Training (additional fee)
Cape Cod Hall C
  
Monday | March 16th
7:30am – 8:00amCPLP Training Breakfast
Cape Cod Hall C
7:30am – 8:00amRPbD Training Breakfast
Cape Cod Hall A
8:00am – NoonCertified Packaging Laboratory Professional (CPLP) Training EXAMS
Cape Cod Hall C
8:00am – NoonResponsible Packaging by Design (RPbD) Training (additional fee)
Cape Cod Hall A
Noon – 1:00pmRPbD Training Lunch
Cape Cod Hall A
1:00pm – 3:00pmResponsible Packaging by Design (RPbD) EXAMS
Cape Cod Hall A
  
12:30pm – 5:30pmISTA Advocate Research & Value Delivery Program Meeting (closed)
Saybrook Room
2:00pm – 3:30pmISTA Certification Council Meeting (closed)
Cape Cod Hall B/C
3:30pm – 5:00pmISTA Standards Council Meeting (open)
Cape Cod Hall B/C
  
Noon – 7:00pmAttendee Check-In
Newport Lobby Registration
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Stop by the registration area, have a drink on us and network with friends!
Newport Lobby Registration
  
Tuesday | March 17th
Tuesday AM is a plenary session for all TransPack & TempPack attendees.
Newport Ballroom
7:30am – 8:30amAttendee Check-In
Newport Lobby Registration
8:00am – 8:30amNetworking Breakfast
Newport Lobby
Tuesday Morning Moderator:
A.J. Gruber, ISTA, President & CEO
8:30am – 9:00amWelcome and Opening Remarks
9:00am – 9:45amKEYNOTE: The Future of Packaging - Are You Ready? Focused?
Brian Wagner, PTIS Global
9:45am – 10:15amRepresentative Shipping Through Distribution Testing
Matilda Wilson, Merck & Co.
10:15am – 10:45amNetworking Morning Break
Newport Lobby
10:45am – 11:15amThe Impact of Packaging on Cargo Insurance
Amir Ghoddousi, UPS Capital
11:15am – 11:45amISTA Technical Update
Eric Hiser, ISTA

Introducing PackSight
Eric Hiser, ISTA and Matthew Wright, Specright
11:45am – NoonISTA Research Update
Brian O'Banion, ISTA
Noon – 1:30pmNetworking Lunch
Asbury Hall B-D
 All TempPack sessions located in Salon 1-4.
Tuesday Afternoon Moderator:
A.J. Gruber, ISTA, President & CEO
1:30pm – 2:00pmThe Best Thermal Profile for Qualifying Insulated Shippers
Brian Wallin and Craig Vermeyen, Kite Pharma
2:00pm – 2:30pmUsing the Virtual Cold Chain for Lane Risk Assessment
Stefan Braun, SmartCAE
2:30pm – 3:00pmCase Study: Quantifying the benefits of Product Stability budget on Distribution
Bryan Cardis, Eli Lilly and Company
3:00pm – 3:30pmNetworking Afternoon Snack and Beverage Break
Newport Lobby
3:30pm – 4:30pmPresentation + Q/A + Open Discussion:
Passive Thermal Packaging System Operational Qualification Best Practice Guideline

Join the ISTA Pharma Committee in discussing the Thermal Packaging System OQ best practice along with an open Q/A session. Committee will discuss the benefits of industry alignment, adoption and standardization and will provide an update on paper completion and planned publishing.  
 
Topics& Benefits:  
  • Discuss OQ Best Practice Paper along with Q/A session – Why the Need?
  • Discuss critical chapters of the best practice guidance (Equipment, Test Plan, Documentation and Implementation).
  • Drive industry standardization and adoption by the cold chain community (manufacturers, suppliers of passive thermal packaging, logistic service providers, carriers, wholesalers, distributors, specialty pharmacies, and any other interested party). 
5:00pm – 8:45pmAnimal Kingdom Dinner Reception for all Attendees!
Important Dinner Reception Schedule:
  • 5:00pm    Attendees must gather at the Porte-cochère located in the Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Convention Center.
  • 5:15pm    Buses depart for Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park.
  • Upon arrival at the Animal Kingdom Park, attendees can expect an 8-10 minute walk to the Festival of the Lion King Show.
  • 6:00pm    Festival of the Lion King Show.
  • After the show, attendees can expect a short 2 minute walk to the Harambe Village where we’ll enjoy dinner, drinks and entertainment - including a visit by Mickey!
  • 8:30pm    Buses depart Animal Kingdom.
  • 8:45pm    Arrival at the Yacht & Beach Club Resorts.
  
Wednesday | March 18th
 All TempPack sessions located in Salon 1-4.
8:00am – 8:30amNetworking Breakfast
Newport Lobby
Wednesday Morning Moderator:
Bryan Cardis, Eli Lilly and Company, Associate Sr. Consultant Engineer
8:30am – 9:00amEffect of Aluminum Foil on the Overall Thermal Insulation of a Shipping Package
Changfeng Ge, Professor Dr.-Ing., Rochester Institute of Technology
9:00am – 9:30amUse of Simulation to Determine Cause of Shipper Failure During Transit
Jeena James Kulangara, Cold Chain Technologies LLC
9:30am – 10:00amUpdate on Continued Development of a Laboratory Mechanical Durability Test for Reusable Parcel Thermal Packaging Systems
Bill Mayer, Pelican Biothermal
10:00am – 10:15amNetworking Morning Break
Newport Lobby
10:15am – 10:45amPassive Reusable Thermal Packaging System Study Data Driven Insights with IoT Device
Ben VanderPlas, Sonoco ThermoSafe
10:45am – 11:45amPanel Discussion:
Ultra-Low Temperature Shipping Systems

Share OQ approach for ultra-low temperature (using dry ice) shipping solutions.  

Topics & Benefits: 
  • Learn an OQ approach that provides a robust assessment of ultra-low temperature shipping solutions using dry ice. 
  • Learn the do’s and don’ts, pros and cons of using dry ice cooled shippers to meet your ultra-low temperature shipping requirements. 
  • Lessons learned and oddities of using dry ice in cold chain shippers. 

Moderator:
  • Eric Silberstein, BioMarin

Panelists:
  • Jason Mei, Amgen
  • Craig Vermeyen & Brian Wallin, Kite Pharma
  • Carmichael Galang, Bayer
11:45am – 1:15pmNetworking Lunch
Asbury Hall B-D
Wednesday Afternoon Moderator:
Eric Hiser, ISTA, Vice President of Technical
1:15pm – 3:15pmMechanical Testing Requirements for Passive Thermal Coolers
Join a group of industry experts for an open discussion on mechanical testing requirements and how mechanical testing fits into the overall OQ best practices for passive thermal shippers. Topics and ideas will be presented followed by open discussion amongst the group members and the audience.

1:15pm – 1:45pm
Shock Data on Parcel Shipments of Protein Solutions

Paul Harber, Parenteral Supply Chain, LLC

1:45pm – 1:55pm
History Behind ISTA's Current Air Profiles and Air Testing

Eric Hiser, ISTA

1:55pm – 2:15pm
Air Vibration Research

Johnson & Johnson

2:15pm – 2:35pm
Air Vibration Research

Eli Lilly and Company

2:35pm – 3:15pm
Panel Discussion


Topics & Benefits: 
  • Discuss mechanical testing requirements for single use and reusable thermal shippers – Are they the same or different? 
  • Discuss setting an acceptance criteria along with allowable product and shipper damage criteria/tolerances. 
  • Discuss best practice methods such as payload selection, sample size and test sequence selection (ISTA, ASTM or other). 
  • Real-life examples from group members.
Panelists:
  • Carolyn Williamson, Parenteral Supply Chain, LLC
  • Bryan Cardis, Eli Lilly
  • Carmichael Galang, Bayer
  • Bill Mayer, Pelican BioThermal 
3:15pm – 3:45pmNetworking Afternoon Snack and Beverage Break
Newport Lobby
3:45pm – 4:15pmIntegrating Sustainable Development and Design into Internal Value Chains
Scott Dyvig, Lifoam Industries, LLC
4:15pm – 5:00pmPanel Discussion:
Sustainable Development

Join a panel of industry experts to discuss current trends in sustainability.  

Panelists:
Scott Dyvig, Lifoam Industries, LLC 
Jeff Sullivan, American Aerogel Corporation
 
Topics & Benefits: 
  • Q/A session focusing on cold chain shipping solutions, 
  • How to manage environmentally-friendly shipping programs: from single-use biodegradable foam to reusable VIP systems. 
5:00pm – 7:30pmExhibitor Reception for all Attendees!
Grand Harbor Ballroom North
  
Thursday | March 19th
 All TempPack sessions located in Salon 1-4.
8:00am – 8:30amNetworking Breakfast
Newport Lobby
Thursday Morning Moderator:
Anthony (TJ) Rizzo, ISTA Pharma Committee Chair, Cold Chain Technologies, LLC, Senior Vice President
8:30am – 8:45amVideo Highlights
8:45am – 10:00amOpen to all attendees! Pharma Committee Meeting
Important: The Pharma Committee meeting is an open meeting and everyone within the industry is encouraged to attend. Please join us!
10:00am – 10:30amNetworking Morning Break
Newport Lobby
10:30am – NoonOpen to all attendees! Pharma Committee Meeting
Important: The Pharma Committee meeting is an open meeting and everyone within the industry is encouraged to attend. Please join us!
Noon – 12:15pmWrap-Up and Open Discussion
12:15 – 12:45pmISTA Membership Meeting (open)
Newport Ballroom