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

Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor

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 Training 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 agenda.


Complete the registration formand email to .

  • The registration fee is $1450. (Registration fee will be waived for accepted regulators.) 
    Please visit the registration payment page.
  • 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.)
  • Registrants may show their interest in financial assistance on the registration 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: Jun 21, 2017