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Innovation Stages

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Innovation Stages

New this year, the show floor will host 3 Innovation Stages featuring free sessions, roundtables, panel discussions and keynote presentations covering topics including Continuous Manufacturing for Solid Dose Drugs, High Potency Manufacturing (APIs/finished drugs), Cleaning Validation, and more.

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Tuesday Schedule

Advances in Hot-Melt Extrusion Manufacturing- Enabling Integrated System Control in Continuous Manufacturing
March 18, 10:30am – 11:15am
Location:
Innovation Stage 2
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Technology/BioPharm International
Moderator: Jennifer Markarian, Manufacturing Editor, Pharmaceutical Technology
Speaker: Charlie Martin, President, Leistritz Extrusion | Tony Listro, Managing Director, Foster Delivery Science

Applying QBD Principles To Lyophilized Drug Product Development
March 18, 10:30am – 11:30am
Location:
Innovation Stage 3
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Outsourcing
Speaker:
Sajal Patel, Scientist II, MedImmune

Roundtable: Harmonization Of Single-Use Systems: Coordination Of Sus Standards And Best Practice Efforts
Panel Discussion

March 18, 11:00am -12:30pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 1
Sponsored By: Bioprocess International Magazine
Moderator:
James Vogel, Founder and Director, Bioprocess Institute
Speakers and Panelists: ASME BPE Perspective: Jay Ankers, Director of Technology, M+W Group | BPSA Perspective: Jerold Martin, Senior Vice President, Global Scientific Affairs, Pall Life Sciences | Robert Steininger, Senior Vice President, Manufacturing, Acceleron Pharma, Representing ASTM | Pietro Perrone, P.E., Single-Use Systems Engineer, EMD Millipore, Representing ISPE

Continuous Manufacturing for Solid Dose Drugs
March 18, 11:15am – 12:00pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 2
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Technology/BioPharm International
Moderator: Jennifer Markarian, Manufacturing Editor, Pharmaceutical Technology
Speakers and Panelists: Speaker: Pamela Bruen Docherty, Life Sciences Industry Manager - USA, Siemens | Doug Hausner, Engineering Research Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Development of an Automated and Disposable Perfusion Platform
March 18, 1:00pm - 1:25pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 1
Sponsored By: Bioprocess International Magazine
Speakers: Olivier Berteau, Upstream Global Product Manager, Charter Medical | Lexan Lhu, Applications Engineer, Charter Medical

QBD Based Process Development Strategies For Antibodies
March 18, 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 3
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Processing Magazine
Speaker:
Kumar Dhanasekharan, Director, Process Development, Cook Pharmica

Progress in Single-Use Systems: Microbial, Stem Cell And Cell Culture Bioprocess Scalability
March 18, 1:30pm - 1:55pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 1
Sponsored By: Bioprocess International Magazine
Speakers: Christopher McPhee, BioProcess Applications Specialist, Eppendorf North America

High Potency Manufacturing For Finished Drugs
March 18, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Location: Innovation Stage 2
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Technology/BioPharm International
Moderator: Rita Peters, Editorial Director, Pharmaceutical Technology/BioPharm International
Speakers: Stephanie A. Wilkins, PE, PharmaConsult US, Inc. | Shantanu Sonparote, Associate Process Development Engineer, Manufacturing Science & Technology, AbbVie Inc

Methods of Controlling Particulate for the Supply Chain and Customer
March 18, 2:00pm -2:25pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 1
Sponsored By: Bioprocess International Magazine
Speakers: Derek Masser, Director of Sales – Life Sciences, ASI Life Sciences | Niraj Chandarana, Product Development Manager – Life Sciences, ASI Life Sciences

Implementing Effective Cleaning Validation Programs
March 18, 2:15pm -3:00pm
Location: Innovation Stage 2
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Technology/BioPharm International
Moderator: Rita Peters, Editorial Director, Pharmaceutical Technology/BioPharm International
Speakers: Richard Forsythe, Forsyth Pharmaceutical Consulting | Andrew Walsh, Industry Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology and Principal, PharmaClean Group, LLC

Single-Use Systems: Considerations that Extend Beyond the Bioreactor
March 18, 2:30pm -2:55pm
Location: Innovation Stage 1
Sponsored By: Bioprocess International Magazine
Speaker: Ann D'Ambruoso, Product Manager, Applikon Biotechnology

5 Rules for Sensor Placement In Gmp Temperature Mapping
March 18, 2:45pm – 3:45pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 3
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Processing Magazine
Speaker:
Paul Daniel, Senior Regulatory Compliance Expert, Vaisala

Identifying and Mitigating Risks Associated with Single-Use Tubing Sets for Product Sampling and Storage Applications
March 18, 3:00pm – 3:25pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 1
Sponsored By: Bioprocess International Magazine
Speaker: Tony Butler, Manager, Single-Use Systems, NewAge Industries/Advantapure

Process Requirements Met With Single-Use Pumps
March 18, 3:30pm - 3:55pm
Location: Innovation Stage 1
Sponsored By: Bioprocess International Magazine
Speakers: Wallace Wittkoff, Director, Global Segment Market, Quattroflow | Randy Cotter, Engineering Manager, Cotter Brothers Corp

Current Capsule Filling Techniques Utilizing Xcelodose Technology
March 18, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 3
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Processing Magazine
Speaker:
Theodore Koontz, VP, Operations, Xcelience, LLC

Wednesday Schedule

Track and Trace Serialization: The Right Business Decisions In Light of the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA)
March 19, 10:30am – 11:15am
Location:
Innovation Stage 2
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Technology/BioPharm International
Moderator:
Rita Peters, Editorial Director, Pharmaceutical Technology/BioPharm International
Speakers: William “Bill” Fletcher, Managing Partner, Pharma Logic Solutions, LLC

Back To Basics: Tablet Design And Common Tooling Options
March 19, 10:30am – 11:30am
Location:
Innovation Stage 3
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Processing Magazine
Speakers:
Dale Natoli, President of Natoli Engineering Company, Inc. and Bill Turner, Technical Service Manager Tooling and Tablets

Roundtable: Continuous Bioprocessing: The Next Dominant Manufacturing Platform?
March 19, 11:00am -12:30pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 1
Sponsored By: Bioprocess International Magazine
Moderator: John Bonham-Carter, Vice President, Business Development, Refine Technologies
Speakers and Panelists: William G Whitford, Senior Manager, Bioprocessing Market, Thermo Fisher Scientific | Paul Jojorian, Senior Scientific Manager, Purification Development, Gallus BioPharmaceuticals | Peter Latham, President, Latham Biopharm Group | Dave Pollard, Head of Process Development, Merck | Eric Langer, Managing Partner, BioPlan Associates

Getting More Out of the Contract Services Relationship
March 19, 11:15am – 12:00pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 2
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Technology/BioPharm International
Moderator:
Jim Miller, president of PharmSource Information Services, Inc., and publisher of Bio/Pharmaceutical Outsourcing Report

Integration of Controlled Nucleation Technology Into A GMP Lyophilizer
March 19, 11:45am – 12:45pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 3
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Processing Magazine
Speaker:
Joseph Brower, Technology Manager, IMA Life

Evaluation of Extractables and Leachables In The Manufacturing Of Biopharmaceutical Products
March 19, 1:00pm - 1:25pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 1
Sponsored By: Bioprocess International Magazine
Speaker: Thomas C Lehman, PhD, Manager, Method Development, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories

Understanding Sources of Variation Allows Greater Control of Single-Use BioProcesses
March 19, 1:30pm -1:55pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 1
Sponsored By: Bioprocess International Magazine
Speaker:
Dr Nick Hutchinson, Market Development Manager, Parker domnick hunter

The Application of Automation to Single-Use Systems: Efficacy and Improved Process Control
March 19, 2:00pm – 2:25pm
Location: Innovation Stage 1
Sponsored by: BioProcess International Magazine
Speaker: Dr. Helene Pora, Vice President, Single-Use Systems, Pall Life Sciences

Continuous Manufacturing for Biologic Drugs
March 19, 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 2
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Technology/BioPharm International
Moderator: Jennifer Markarian, Manufacturing Editor, Pharmaceutical Technology/BioPharm International
Speakers: John Bonham-Carter, VP Business Development, Refine Technology | Stéphanie Dubois, Cell Culture Lab Manager & Applications Specialist , ATMI

USP <233>: Overcoming the First Hurdle - Sample Prep
March 19, 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 3
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Processing Magazine
Speaker:
Nikki Schopp, Team Leader, SGS Life Science Services

Modular Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Systems
March 19, 2:15pm -3:00pm
Location: Innovation Stage 2
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Technology/BioPharm International
Moderator: Jennifer Markarian, Manufacturing Editor, Pharmaceutical Technology/BioPharm International
Speakers: Parrish Galliher, Founder and CTO, Xcellerex, a GE Life Sciences Healthcare Co. and Pär Almhem, President, ModWave and Modular Partners

Single-Use Perfusion for Continuous Biomanufacturing
March 19, 2:30pm – 2:55pm

Location: Innovation Stage 1
Sponsored By: Bioprocess International Magazine
Speaker:
William G Whitford, Senior Market Manager, Cell Culture, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Large Scale Continuous Processing in the Age of Single-Use
March 19, 3:30pm – 4:00pm

Location: Innovation Stage 1
Sponsored by: BioProcess International Magazine
Speaker: Mikal Sherman, Application Specialist Fermentation Technologies, Sartorius-Stedim North America

Dissolution Method Validation and Method Transfer, Including F2 Comparisons
March 19, 2:45pm – 3:35pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 3
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Outsourcing
Speaker: Vivian Gray, President, V. A. Gray Consulting, Inc.

Integrated Single-Use Purification Technologies Enabling Continuous mAb Processing
March 18, 3:00pm - 3:25pm
Location: Innovation Stage 1
Sponsored By: Bioprocess International Magazine
Speaker: Dr. Michael Phillips, Director Upstream and Downstream Technology, EMD Millipore

Transforming Quality Performance Using Common Operational Excellence Tools
March 19, 3:15pm – 4:15pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 2
Sponsored By: Contract Pharma Magazine
Speaker: Harry Gill, Senior Vice President, Quality and Continuous Improvement, Patheon

Thursday Schedule

Single-Use Pumps Take Center Stage
March 20, 10:30am – 11:30am
Location:
Innovation Stage 2
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Processing Magazine
Speaker:
David Kirk, Hygienic Market Manager, Pump Solutions Group (PSG) & Dr. Andreas Frerix, Applications Manager Biotech/Biopharma , Pump Solutions Group (PSG)

The 7 Characteristics of a World Class Supply Chain
March 20, 10:30am – 11:30am
Location:
Innovation Stage 3
Sponsored By: Contract Pharma Magazine
Speaker:
Peter Bigelow, President, xCell Strategic Consulting

Roundtable: New Approaches to Downstream Processing-Thinking Outside The Column Roundtable Panel Discussion
March 20, 11:00am -12:30pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 1
Sponsored By: Bioprocess International Magazine
Moderator: Keith Wells, PhD, Senior Consultant, BioProcess Technology Consultants
Speakers and Panelists: Robert S. Gronke, PhD, Senior Principal Scientist, Biogen Idec | Mark Brower, Senior Research Chemical Engineer, Merck & Co | Tracy Thompson, Founder & CEO, PolyBatics | Paul Jorjorian, Senior Scientific Manager, Purification Development, Gallus Biopharmaceuticals | Jim Stout, PhD,Vice President, Process Sciences, Natrix Separations

Intellicentic-A Unique Business Model to Leverage Sunk IP To Deliver Advanced Technologies And Solutions For Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
March 20, 11:45am – 12:45pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 3
Sponsored By: Contract Pharma Magazine
Speakers:
Joseph Cancelarich, Director, Pfizer, Mojgan Moshgbar, Director, Pfizer, Jun Huang, Senior Manager, Pfizer

Advanced Aseptic Processing To Reduce Risk with Sterile Fill/Finish
March 20, 11:45am – 12:45pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 2
Sponsored By:
Pharmaceutical Processing Magazine
Speaker:
Bill Hartzel, Director of Strategic Execution, Catalent

Outsourcing Injectable Product Fill & Finish Development and Manufacturing: How to Balance Development and Manufacturing Efficiency Today with an Effective and Secure Global Supply Chain Tomorrow
March 20, 1:00pm – 1:30 pm
Location: Innovation Stage 3
Sponsored by: Contract Pharma Magazine
Speaker: Constantin Loghinov, Global Marketing Manager, Hospira One 2 One

Points To Consider For CMO Selection And Successful Tech Transfer For Aseptic Fill And Finish Services
March 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Innovation Stage 2
Sponsored By: Pharmaceutical Processing
Speaker: Christian Phillips, Senior Director Operations, AMRI Burlington


Featured content and special events on the stages brought to you by:

Pharmaceutical Technology, BioPharm, BioProcess
Pharmaceutical Processing, Contract Pharma, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Life Science Leader, Pharmaceutical Outsourcing, American Pharmaceutical Review

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