Events Overview

2016 Special Events

Opening Ceremony

Sponsored by, Alcami
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04/26/2016, 9:45 AM

Learn It, Experience It with PDA Education @INTERPHEX

PDA continues to deliver the latest in bio/pharmaceutical science, innovation and technology. Industry experts present the latest on "Innovation in Manufacturing Sciences"
"Annex 1 and PDA Points to Consider Update"
"New Facilities/Processes"
"A Single Use System as an Enabler for Converting a Dedicated, Cytotoxic, Parenteral IMP Facility to Multi-Purpose IMP Manufacturing"
"Implementing Changes to a Facility While it Continues to Operate"
"PDA Round Table Interest Group Sessions"
Interactive roundtable discussions lead by PDA Interest Group leaders on topics such as Facilities and Engineering, Sterile Processing, Blow/Fill/Seal and Pharmaceutical Water Systems


Valuable Insight from Industry Experts. This year’s program continues to deliver the cutting-edge topics you expect from INTERPHEX
"Tunable Continuous Processing: Reacting to Market Demand"
"The Challenges of Assuring the Supply of Quality, Generic, and Vitally Needed Sterile Injectable Products"
"BioProcess Intensification: Doing More With Less"
"Preparing For and Managing FDA Audits"
"Aseptic Facility Challenges / Sterility by Design"
"Medicine Authenticity: From Seed to Solution with Leaps in Cannabis Progress"
"Implementing AR/VR in Biopharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing"
"What you Need to Know: CMOs and the Manufacture of Controlled Substances (inc. DEA aspect)"
"Biosimilars: A Year Later"
"Maintaining Control In A World With More Outsourcing"
"War Stories: Another Look at Tech Transfer"
"Overcoming Facility Upgrade Challenges"
"Aseptic Facility Challenges / Sterility by Design"
"Quality by Design Leveraged as a Business Strategy"
"Continued Advancements in Bio-Availability"
"Developing a Patent Strategy with your CMO"
"Large-Scale Continuous Processing in the Age of Single-Use"
Best Practices for a Successful Serialization Implementation"
Energy Efficient Temperature, Humidity and Microbial Control for Softgel Capsule Manufacturing"

INTERPHEX Exhibitor Awards

The 2nd Annual Exhibitor Awards! Winners are recognized and awarded for showcasing innovative technologies and/or new strategies and services that have significantly contributed to the industry. A highly esteemed group of industry experts select the winners:

  • Best In Show
  • Best New Product/Service, Editor’s Choice
  • Best Technology Innovation
  • NEW Efficiency Champion
  • NEW Biotech Innovation

Learn more about the 2016 INTERPHEX Exhibitor Award.

3D Printing Demo Experience

Back by popular demand! Offers access to 3D printing equipment, materials and applications and features speakers and exhibitors specializing in current 3D printing capabilities and applications for improving drug development, commercialization and processing.
"3D Printer Inspired Chemical Robotics and the Chemical Internet" - Lee Cronin, FRSE, FRSC, University of Glasgow
"3D Printing: Defining New Paradigms of Design & Engineering"- Gautam Gupta, Vice President, Business Development, Healthcare, 3DSYSTEMS
"3D Printing Technologies and Applications" - Gregory M. Paulsen, Business Development Manager, Xometry
"3D Bioprinting of Living Tissues and Organs" - Ibrahim Tarik Ozbolat, PhD

CRB Tech Tank

Back by popular demand. At the CRB Tech Tank, CRB subject matter experts offer new technical content.
"Filling of the Future - Planning for Your Next Fill Line" - Christa Myers, CRB; Lisa Dorn, CRB
"Utilizing Flexible Design and Nimble Systems to Minimize Risk and Maximize Adaptability" - Matt Khair, CRB; Allan Bream, Associate/Bioprocess Specialist, CRB; Matt Kennedy, Associate/Bioprocess Specialist, CRB
"Designing for Operational Excellence: Applying lean six sigma techniques as part of the initial concept design phase can reduce capital investment and operational expenses" - Kristina Pumphrey, CRB; Dave DiProspero, Director of Pharmaceutical Process Technology/OSD Subject Matter Expert, CRB

SKAN Engineering Olympics

Back by popular demand… the "SKAN Engineering Olympics" and the hats! Showcase the dexterity and flexibility of the PSI-L Flange Isolator within their exhibit booth. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded for contestants.

04/26/2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
04/27/2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
04/28/2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

NEW: DME Facility Focus

Encompasses feedback and analysis regarding the future of cGMP facilities, as well as guidance on how new technologies can transform current manufacturing operations. Based on survey data derived from polling a range of professionals.
"Industry Speaks: Transforming cGMP Manufacturing Facilities"
"Trending Technologies in Sterile Product Manufacturing Facilities"
"Biopharma Facility Modernization"
"Aseptic Manufacturing Tech Trends"

NEW for 2016: Pharmaceutical Technology’s Keynote Series at INTERPHEX

Presented by INTERPHEX and Pharmaceutical Technology, the Keynote Series offers highly regarded industry experts offering their perspective on the industry’s hottest topics. Sessions include:

  • Overcoming Bottlenecks in Pharmaceutical Development
  • Innovations in Solid Dosage Development and Manufacturing
  • Back by Popular Demand, Jim Miller’s, Contract Services Market: 2016 Update
  • Strategies and Innovations to Reduce Drug Shortages and Improve Availability of Medicines
  • Panel Discussion: Addressing Sterile Manufacturing Challenges

Learn more about the 2016 Keynote Series.

IPS Technologies Tours

Back by popular demand. Walking show floor tours offering insight into the latest equipment, innovation and manufacturing technologies.

Advanced Aseptic Technologies Tour
Biomanufacturing Technologies Tour
Inspection & Packaging Technologies Tour
Modular Construction Technologies Tour
NEW Continuous Manufacturing Technologies Tour

View the IPS Technologies Tours Supplement

Register for the IPS Technologies Tours Here

INTERPHEX/BPI Poster Hall and Awards

Sponsored by BioProcess International (BPI), the Poster Hall highlights new technologies and equipment, novel methodologies, and state-of-the-art knowledge and innovation. Posters will be available for viewing throughout the three-day event.

04/26/2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
04/27/2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
04/28/2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

INTERPHEX Passport Program

Tuesday, April 26 and Wednesday, April 27, Exhibit Hall
Receive your passport at Registration or the Information Desks and visit and engage with all participating sponsors at their booths to get your passport stamped. Once you’ve completed your passport submit it to the Information Desk for your chance to win! Winners will be announced Wednesday, April 27 at 4:30pm on the Innovation Stage. View the INTERPHEX Passport Program official rules »

Show Floor Concert: Right Turn at 40

Dave DiProspero, lead singer/co-founder of Right Turn at 40 performs live!

Find out concert details here

Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality "Cave"

04/26/2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
04/27/2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
04/28/2016, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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