Aligning IT & Business – The Future of Pharma Manufacturing!

September 19 – 20, 2019 | TITANIC Chaussee Hotel, Berlin

The Pharma MES Berlin – From the Industry for the Industry.
Another successfull event in the Pharma MES Berlin conference history brought together more than 200 project managers, technical leads, directors and global decision makers for MES and process automation in pharmaceuticals, biotech and life science. During 15 presentations, 4 keynotes and more than 25 interactive sessions, we offered our attendees a platform to network, to exchange, to cross-learn and to drive technology development and MES in pharma forward. With a program designed from the industry for the industry, Pharma MES Berlin will return in 2019 and unite our global community once more. Be there, be part, lead on!

Highlights at Pharma MES Berlin 2018

The 2019 event at a glance


Where else can you find so many projects, MES & IT budgets and pharma manufacturing leads under the same roof?

Get involved as a business partner as our events are a one-stop-shop opportunity to promote thought-leadership and get face-to-face with over 250 key prospects.

Pharma MES Berlin offers the best in class opportunity to introduce yourself as a thought leader to MES, Automation, Manufacturing IT, and Quality executives in the pharmaceutical industry.

We call it Multitouchpoint-Networking:

The 3 days event is a unique combination of inspirational keynotes, well-moderated, interactive World Cafés, Challenge your Peers sessions, a pre-event deep dive Workshop, Icebreakers – and much more.

Be part of our exclusive platform that explores business models, case studies, actionplans and profitability, and identify gaps that hide opportunities, chances and potential solutions for your technical and business challenges.

We look forward to welcoming you in Berlin!

It's co-located! – Pharma TRACKTS! 2019 – Track&Trace redefined – Serialization now!

Bring your serialization team! First class pharma manufacturing is a team effort:

Co-located with the Pharma MES Berlin, the 5th annual Pharma TRACKTS! 2019 conference will showcase latest developments, trends and best practices in pharma serialization, track&trace, smart packaging, and a variety of other topics.

The ideal way to take advantage of everything we have to offer at the conference and customize your learning and networking experience.

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Not sponsors… the Pharma MES Berlin is a unique event in the business & technology world due to the relationship we have with our partners. Our aim is to support our partners to reach their targets and inspire innovation. This vision is shared by a select group of partners at our highest quality events with the most elite audience.

Position your business as a thought leader at Pharma MES Berlin. Join our 2019 partners today!

Position your business and introduce yourself as a thought leader to Pharma Manufacturing Executives and MES professionals.
Best chance to meet my industry.
Carsten Holm Pedersen
Important mindset with future visions of MES come together
Wolfgang Dedden
Bayer AG
The best event of the year for all MES professionals.
Fu Chin Lim
Great opportunity to share experiences, best practices and learn MES Industry standards and path forward!
Susana Martinez Gaya
Excellent event with very good presenters and a very large representation of the MES market.
Steve Bourgeois

Key Topics at Pharma MES Berlin 2018 – Part I

  1. What are trends and Outlooks for the future of MES?
  2. Do we still need MES in the times of I4.0?
  3. What role does MES play in a company’s digitalization strategy?
  4. How can you move the validated MES to the Cloud and what are operation models?
  5. What needs to be considered in terms of cloud infrastructure? Collapsing, better, faster, cheaper?
  6. How to change MES most efficiently – switch over vs. migration?
  7. How to decommission systems and retire legacy MES?
  8. How to set up a holistic production control strategy?

Key Topics at Pharma MES Berlin 2018 – Part II

  1. From end to end integration to full supply chain orchestration – Traps, pitfalls & best practices.
  2. How to develope a strategy for continuous process monitoring?
  3. Updates and latest developments: Open SCS, ISA 95, Pharma 4.0 and beyond.
  4. What are expectations on MES from the Quality side of things?
  5. What is the relation between virtualization through Cloud computing and disaster recovery?
  6. What are Risk Implications by Pharma 4.0? – Cybersecurity in the connected enterprise.
  7. Healthcare’s hype cycle vs. long-term value – Vision for the future of the pharma industry.

It’s a Multi-Touchpoint Concept

The most effective and most informal networking hub to reach a maximum of ROI ‒ personal dialogue, direct exchange and numerous opportunities to get meetings with top executives!

Icebreaker Session

Up to 6 parallel round tables that take place on the evening before the official conference kick-off. The aim is to create a relaxed atmosphere for people to warm-up, start networking and exchange ideas to ease into the next 2 days of intense learning.

Case Study

Selected brand new case studies from the industry offering insights into strategic approaches, project planning and operative realisation. Learn from the most successful practices and use these real business results for benchmarking with the competition.

Challenge your Peers

Challenge Your Peers is an innovative workshop concept which enables participants to engage in a direct exchange with experts from a certain industry. The aim is to discuss and to identify challenges within the sector as well as problems, needs and solutions.

Matchfinder! Powered by AI

we.CONECT’s unique Event App & Matchfinder – Use our unique matching platform to make new connections, arrange meetings and find tailored solutions to your needs.

Search – Find – Match – Connect

World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.

Say Hello?

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.

Breakfast Club

Start the conference with coffee and… NETWORKING! Join the we.CONECT Breakfast Club – an exclusive area in your hotel – and get into a conversation with other delegates already while having your first coffee.


Top speakers, trendsetters, evangelists and experts in the field share their personal experience.

Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.

Tweetback & Connect

The unique interactive live feedback system! Note down your thoughts on comment cards which will be pinned on walls in the networking area for further discussion.

Meet! Pharma MES Berlin

Discover who else is participating at the Pharma MES Berlin. Our unique Polaroid Picture Wall will help you identify who you want to meet at the conference.

The Pharma MES Series fuels you with new ideas, connections and new inspiration

From OEM to contract manufacturer, from leading pharma big player to the most innovative biotech companies, from MES to shop floor automation experts from to quality to regulatory executives. Whatever hat you wear or wherever you stand on the spectrum of pharma manufacturing IT, the Pharma MES Berlin has something of interest for you.

Join over 250 of the most influential experts, now!

250+ Pharma Manufacturing IT professionals

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