Driving Innovation to Advance Patient Therapies

2017 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo
29 Oct. - 1 Nov.

The 2017 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo is the premier global professional development event of its kind, featuring dozens of interactive education sessions focused on the most significant trends in the pharmaceutical engineering field. The conference provides diverse knowledge-sharing and peer-to-peer learning opportunities offered by leading experts/practitioners worldwide.

This year’s event will focus on current industry initiatives designed to transform new medicines and emerging technologies from vision to reality.  Explore, strategize, develop tools, and determine how to navigate organizational and regulatory complexities to advance patient therapies.

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Compelling Keynote Presentations Spanning the Product Lifecycle

Pam Cheng Photograph
Pam P. Cheng
Executive Vice President of
Global Operations & IT

 Ensuring a Seat at the Table for Manufacturing Operations
Roger Connor Photograph
Roger Connor
President Global Manufacturing
& Supply (GMS)

Bringing the Outside In: How Inspiration from Outside Pharma
Can Transform Our Approach to Manufacturing
Enno De Boer Photograph
Enno De Boer, PhD
Partner and Leader of Digital Manufacturing North America
McKinsey & Company, Inc.

Digital Manufacturing: The Next Frontier of Innovation

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Glenn F. Pierce
World Federation of Hemophilia
Board of Directors &
Former Senior VP
Cell & Gene Therapy
Biogen, Inc.

Innovation in Hemophilia:  From Blood to Genes,
and the Unintended Consequences Along the Way

Why Attend?

Education Designed to Fit Your Needs

New Sessions and Formats to Enhance Your Experience

8 Fast–Paced Sessions

  • Asset Information Lifecycle Modelling
  • Leverage Expiry Date Planning to Reduce Waste – Manufacturing Enterprise Facility Design
  • Oligonucleotide Synthesis Manufacturing Facility Solutions
  • Paperless Manufacturing
  • Surplus Equipment Disposition: Managing Surplus Assets
  • The Manufacturability Concept of a Commercial Product
  • Using Statistical Process Control to Meet Product Quality Requirements

7 In–Depth Workshops

  • Asset Management Triggers to Promote Design for Reliability
  • Creating a Strong Quality Culture: A Stepwise Interactive Process
  • Emerging Therapeutic Modalities and Novel Medical Devices
  • Maximizing Manufacturing Utilization through Facility Design
  • Production Control Strategy: Enabling Right First Time and Data Integrity
  • Risk, Reliability, Performance, Compliance, and ASTM E2500
  • Aligning System Validation and Data Lifecycles

4 Featured Sessions

  • 3D Printing Technology in Dosage Form Design and Drug Delivery
  • ICH Q12: Fostering Change and Innovation
  • From College to the Real World: Biotech Facility Design
  • Career Strategies for Early Career Professionals – Sponsored by ISPE Women in Pharma

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2017 Annual Meeting & Expo Strategy Team Members

Charlotte Enghave Fruergaard, PhD Photograph
Charlotte Enghave Fruergaard, PhD
Partner, Process Technology Consulting
Britt Petty Photograph
Britt Petty
Director of Manufacturing
Arthur (Randy) Perez, PhD Photograph
Immediate Past Chair
Arthur (Randy) Perez, PhD

Information Governance-Management, Retired
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Christine Moore, PhD Photograph
Regulatory Affairs Advisor
Christine Moore, PhD

Global Head & Executive Director
Regulatory Policy &
Compendial Affairs
Merck, Sharp & Dohme Corporation
Michael Rutherford Photograph
Education Program Chair
Michael Rutherford

Consultant - MDU -
Business Systems
Eli Lilly & Co.
Steven Miller Photograph
Education Program Co-Chair
Steven Miller, CPIP

Supply Biologics
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Board Representative
Michael Arnold, RPh

Senior Director
Strategic Partnerships
Investigational Products
Pfizer Global Clinical Supplies & Current Board Chair
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Young Professionals Representative
Rohan Bhaumik

Associate Scientist
Merck, Sharp & Dohme Corporation

2017 Event Sponsors