The specific supply-chain-management challenges faced by the biotechnology industry are front and center at "Logistics for Biopharmaceuticals," which takes place Dec. 6-7 in San Diego. The two-day conference will discuss strategies and tactics for determining project scope and development of a project plan; strategies for selecting, auditing and managing contract vendors; blueprints for successful technology transfer of analytical methods; management and communication solutions with a multiple site operation; and much more. The event also will showcase 14 case studies from biopharmaceutical manufacturers. Allen Jacques, senior director of network planning for Wyeth BioPharma, will make a presentation on overcoming the challenges of planning a biotech supply chain. For additional information about the event, or to register, go online to www.ibclifesciences.com/logistics.