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Center of Excellence for Global Medical Product Quality & Supply Chain Security Pilot Program

The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center (UTHSC), with support from APEC Life Sciences Innovation Forum Regulatory Harmonization Steering Committee (RHSC), and the APEC Harmonization Center (AHC), is proud to announce the launch of an

APEC RHSC Regulatory Science Center of Excellence (CoE) Pilot Program for Global Medical Product Quality and Supply Chain Security:

"Protecting Patient Safety in the Global Marketplace through GDPs
and Medical Product Security Measures."

June 26-29, 2017
at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN

This four-day program is intended to be an engaging, interactive learning experience appropriate for regulators and industry stakeholders from all over the world. Class sessions will be taught by leading supply chain experts from across the world and will include significant time for question-asking, personalized training and an off-site experiential learning trip.

This CoE Pilot Program will focus on topics that include, but will not be limited to:

  • Falsified Medicines
  • Supply Chain Security Strategies
  • Preventing Product Diversion
  • Intersection of GDPs and Medical Product Security
  • Industry and Regulator Criminal Investigation Programs
  • Industry Management Notification Systems

View the draft agenda.

Apply Now

Complete the application formand email to .

  • Accepted applicants will receive a letter of acceptance and registration instructions.
  • Discounted rooms with a group rate of $185 (plus taxes and fees) have been reserved at the 
    Peabody Hotel. (Transportation will be provided to and from the Peabody Hotel.)
  • The registration fee is $1450. (Registration fee will be waived for accepted regulators.)
  • Applicants may show their interest in financial assistance on the application form.
  • For any questions, email or call 901-448-2800 or (toll free) 844-288-6820.
APEC Supply Chain Security Toolkit


Who Should Attend?

Regulators, industry stakeholders, and members of public health organizations involved in supply chain management for medical products.


Why Should You Attend?

To gain a better understanding of medical product supply chain threats and their potential impact on patient safety, as well as how to mitigate those threats.


Last Published: Apr 13, 2017