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April 22, 2020 Virtual PDM Lite: 2 Topics: #1 U.S. Tariffs on China Products, #2 COVID-19 virus and supply chain. 

April 22, 2020
6:00 PM EDT - 8:30 PM EDT

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Wednesday April 22, 2020

Virtual PDM Lite

TOPIC #1 "U.S. Tariffs on China Products"   

By Speaker #1: Candice Winters,
Senior Manager, International Compliance, URBN, Inc.
VP Membership APICS - Philadelphia Area Network
U.S. Tariffs on China products, examples of how to mitigate those tariffs, and how those tariffs helped lessen the impact of the Corona virus.  

TOPIC #2  "COVID-19 virus and supply chain" 

By Speaker #2: Kathleen Gaffney,
Senior Manager, Global Clinical Supply Chain, Venatorx Pharmaceuticals
VP Administration  APICS - Philadelphia Area Network
Kathleen will be discussing the spread of Corona virus and supply chain. 

Speaker #1: Candice Winters is a Licensed Customs Broker & Certified Customs Specialist.  Candice has extensive experience in customs brokerage, Global Transportation & Freight Forwarding, negotiation of ocean/air freight rates, General Rate Increase, cargo insurance, and more. Currently working at URBN, she’s gaining a deeper exposure to the Supply Chain, learning Production, Sourcing, Purchasing, Allocation, and Distribution for the consumer retail, wholesale, and direct channels. Candice joined ASCM/APICS in 2017, has served on the PAN-APICS Board of Directors as the VP of Administration, and is currently the VP of Membership for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.


Speaker #2:Kathleen Gaffney has worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry for over 20 years and in supply chain management for the past 10 years with experience in forecasting, planning, procurement of both drug product and ancillary supply, to logistics and distribution supporting global clinical trials. Most of the past 10 years has been supporting cold chain product. Kathleen is currently the Senior Manager of Global Clinical Supply Chain for VenatoRx Pharmaceuticals. Kathleen joined ASCM/APICS in 2018, and currently serves on the PAN-APICS Board of Directors as our VP of Administration for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. 

Please Join us for the PAN-APICS PDM-Lite Networking event: We will have two speakers from two of our member companies discussing current Supply Chain issues related to tariffs and the COVID-19 virus. We are conducting this online via Zoom conferencing system. Download Zoom here:

To access the meeting, please join us at 6pm at this link: PAN APICS April PDM Lite.

If you have pre-registered, you will receive an email with the meeting details. For any questions, please email [email protected]




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