Welcome to ExcipientFest Americas


April 30 (Workshops)
May 1 - 2, 2018 (Expo & Educational Sessions)

San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino | San Juan, Puerto Rico


Excipient Industry's Leading Expo and Conference for Regulatory, Science and Supply Chain Education

Educational Sessions (Scroll down for abstracts and speakers info)

*Invited Speaker

Day 1     Tuesday, May 1st

From 7:00 AM

Registration, Coffee & Pastries

 
 

Conference Hall A (Expo Area)  

Conference Hall B (Expo Area)

8:15 AM

Welcome Speech
Dwight Mutchler – ExcipientFest President and Priscilla Zawislak – IPEC Americas Chair

8:30 – 9:15 AM

KEY-NOTE SPEAKER: Puerto Rico's Recovery Verification after Hurricane Maria – *Saliba Jouhayna,  FDA Task Force

9:15 – 9:30 AM

Coffee & Networking Break

9:30 – 10:15 AM

Bridging the Knowledge Gap in Pharmaceutical Formulation and Processing Evonne Brennan - IMCD US Pharma

IPEC-Americas Presentation David Schoneker - IPEC Americas

10:15 – 11:00 AM

Supply Chain Innovative Strategies: Rod MacLea* - AMGEN

The Value of Co-Processed High-Functionality Excipients in Continuous Manufacturing Anthony Carpanzano - JRS Pharma

11:00 – 11:15 AM

Coffee & Networking Break

 

11:15 – 12:15 PM

PDG's update on Harmonization Efforts Guest Speaker - US Pharmacopeia

Third-generation, Micronized HPC as High Efficiency DC Tablet Binder – Edmont Stoyanov - Nisso Americas

12:15 – 1:30 PM        

Lunch and Networking

1:30 – 2:15 PM

Pharma 4.0 the Next Industrial Revolution Saly Romero - BIOGEN

FDA/EU Requirements for Excipients Directive 2011/62/EU – Falsified Medicines Directive Andrew Cole - SGS

2:15 – 3:00 PM

Future manufacturing Technologies and Hot Melt Extrusion Nigel Langley - BASF Corporation

Emergency Preparedness and Response Lee Spach - BIOGEN

3:00 – 3:30 PM

Poster Q&A Session & Coffee Break

 

3:30 – 4:15 PM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Thriving Amid Uncertainty Dante Disparte - Risk Cooperative

4:15 – 5:00 PM

SPEAKERS’ ROUND TABLE: Risk Management Learnings, Crisis as the Catalyst for Improvement: *Saliba Jouhayna - FDA., Dante Disparte - Risk Cooperative, Victor Amador - Colorcon, Lee Spach - Biogen (Moderator: Rita Peters*- Pharmaceutical Technology)

5:00 – 6:30 PM

ExcipientFest Cocktail with Live Music

 

Day 2 Wednesday, May 2nd

From 7:30 AM

Registration, Coffee & Local Pastries

 
 

Conference Hall A (Expo Area)  

Conference Hall B (Expo Area)

9:00 – 9:45 AM KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Novel Excipients and Manufacturing technologies of the future Keith Horspool - Boehringer-Ingelheim

9:45 – 10:00 AM

Coffee Break & Networking Break

 

10:00 – 10:45 AM

Value of Interactions & Support Between Suppliers & Formulators to Reach Meaningful Solutions Sanjay Konagurthu - Patheon

Gold Sponsor Presentation Gus Labella - Colorcon

10:45 – 11:15 AM

Coffee Break & Networking Break  

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

ChP Upcoming Excipient Monographs ChP2020 -  Guest Speaker - China Pharamacopeia

Evaluation of HPMC physicochemical properties impacting matrix tablet performance Fernanda Onofre - Dupont

12:00 – 1:30 PM

Lunch and Award Presentation for Academic Posters

1:30 – 2:15 PM

FDA-PR Continuous Manufacturing Collaborative Effort - Eric Sanchez - Janssen

IPEC Americas Presentation Guest Speaker -  IPEC-Americas

2:15 - 3:00 PM

Multivariate analysis in the pharmaceutical industry: enabling functional excipient parameters data into knowledge -  Sunil Nataraj - DFE Pharma

IPEC Federation Updates Guest Speaker - IPEC-Federation

3:00 – 3:30 PM

Coffee Break & Networking Break

3:30 – 4:15 PM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: The Function and Criticality of Excipients in Biologic Drug Products: Thiago Carvalho - BMS

4:15– 7:00 PM

ExcipientFest Cocktail

 

 

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Who Should Participate:

Pharmaceutical Scientists, Technical Service, Quality Assurance/ Compliance, Process Engineers, Production & Purchasing, Students and Professors of Chemistry/Pharmacology and related areas.

Attendance fees

Total Conference Expo (Early Bird): $420 (Until March 2/2018)

Total Conference Expo: $520 (After March 2/2018)

Each additional Workshop: $150

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