2013 Schedule


Tue. November 19
  • Exhibitors Preregistration
  • Workshops I & II


Tue. November 20
  • Key-Note Speaker
  • Educational Sessions
  • Pharma Expo
  • Poster Sessions
  • Lunch
  • Speakers’ Roundtable


Wed. November 21
  • Key-Note Speaker AM
  • Half Day Workshop
  • Educational Sessions
  • Pharma Expo
  • Poster Sessions
  • Lunch
  • Key-Note Speaker PM
  • ExcipientFest Cocktail

Workshops: (Tuesday Nov. 19th): (9AM - 5PM)
In-depth, full day workshops with hands-on experience. Workshops held in separate conference rooms adjacent to Expo area.


Key Note Speakers: (Wed. Nov. 20th AM, Thurs. Nov. 21st AM & PM)
Invited experts on their fields will share their knowledge in special presentations about key issues in the Pharma Industry.

Educational Sessions - Regulatory, Technical, Sourcing: (Wed. Nov. 20th & Thurs. Nov. 21st): (8:30AM-4:15PM)
Industry, government and Excipient Manufacturers give in-depth presentations on trends in Excipient Technology, New Drug Applications, Regulatory & Sourcing Strategies. These sessions have a total educational focus and are true to the role of pharma ingredients in the formulation process (12+ daily).

Poster Presentations: (Wed. Nov. 20th AM, Thurs. Nov. 21st AM & PM): (9AM-6PM, Q&A time 3-4PM) Posters on Excipients from universities around the world and industry will be displayed during both days. Awards for the best academic posters will be given at the conclusion.

ExcipientFest Cocktails: (Wed. Nov. 20th Thurs. Nov. 21th ): (5:00 - 6:30 PM both days) In the Center of the Expo area. Features live music, dancing, food & draws 300 + attendees after the Conferences.

Pharma Expo (Wed. November 20th and Thurs. November 21th): (9-6 PM both days) Guests visit the world’s top Excipient Manufacturers & Service Providers. Booths are conveniently arranged close and in route to all conferences. The Expo is an excellent environment to prearrange meetings between Key Purchasing Contacts and Suppliers in private meeting areas which effectively maximize the visit to ExcipientFest.

Speakers Round Table (Wed. November 20th): (4:15 -5:15 PM) The Speakers' Round Table will be ExcipientFest Asia closing conference. They will take place right after the last tea break on Day 1 and will last about an hour and more if needed. They will bring together experts representing principal sectors of our industry.