FAIRFIELD, N.J., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading events organizers UBM Canon and UBM Live, a division of UBM Plc (LSE: UBM), today announced a virtual conference event which will examine one of the key issues facing the Pharma and BioPharma supply chain, counterfeit drugs. Titled 'Pharmaceutical Track & Trace Authentication: The Fight against Fake Drugs', the event will take place on September 13th from 6:00 to 14:00 New York time, 12:00 to 20:00 Paris time, and 11:00 to 19:00 London time and will be presented by UBM brands Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News, Tracking & Tracing Pharmaceutical Products, InnoPack and Pharmapack in association with CPhI Conferences. The conference will include resources for buyers and sellers of technologies and services that address track and trace applications, authentication, labeling and coding, tamper evidence, automatic identification and more. The online format will offer a tradeshow-like set-up with supplier webinars, two "exhibition halls" and a lineup of featured speakers. Event registration is available by visiting: www.TrackandTraceEvent.com.
Confirmed speakers at the Conference include GS1, European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), EDQM - Department for Biological Standardisation, OMCL Network and HealthCare (DBO), Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) and Rx-360, as well as Signature Sponsor, Systech, and Executive Sponsor, Cognex.
"In recent years, issues surrounding counterfeit and tainted ingredients and pharmaceuticals have come to the forefront of the pharmaceutical and biopharm industries. These concerns not only affect the pla