Biopharmaceutical Process and Quality Consortium 2nd Biopharmaceutical Summit

Monday, May 13 – Wednesday, May 15 2013

Location: Inn & Conference Center, Lowell MA (Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell)

We have the pleasure of inviting you to participate in the Biopharmaceutical Summit which will take place on May 13-15, 2013 in Lowell, Massachusetts. The summit is hosted by the Biopharmaceutical Process and Quality Consortium. Detailed information is as follows;

 

What: Biopharmaceutical Process and Quality Consortium 2nd Biopharmaceutical Summit

Workshop: May 15, 2013, Workshop on Next Generation Biopharmaceutical Process – Continuous

Training: May 13-14, 2013: Advanced Training on Continuous Bioprocessing,

Where: Inn & Conference Center, Lowell MA (Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell)


Summit Theme

During the summit, the following topics will be addressed:

  • · Next generation biopharmaceutical process
  • · Continuous bioprocessing infrastructure (Upstream and downstream)
  • · Systems technology for continuous bioprocessing
  • · Current practices and progresses


Who will be participating?

This three-day summit (one day workshop and two-day training) will mark the second annual event of the Biopharmaceutical Process and Quality Consortium. Expected summit participants are scientists and engineers from biopharmaceutical manufacturers, technology/system providers, raw material suppliers and agencies in the area of development, manufacturing, and engineering. Via this workshop, we hope professionals and leaders of biopharmaceutical industry will be able to get together and talk about next generation biopharmaceutical process. It will also be a great chance to network with professionals from major biopharmaceutical manufacturers and various technology providers such as Biogen Idec, Genzyme, Pfizer, Momenta, Millipore, GE, SAFC and more!

 

Featured Speakers and Presentations:

  • · Dr. Konstantin Konstantinov, VP of Bioprocess Development, Genzyme,
  • · Dr. Brian Lee, CEO and Founder of PBS Biotech,
  • · Dr. Kathleen Mihlbachler, Professor of NJIT
  • · Dr. Sadettin Ozturk, Sr. Director of Cell-Culture Development, Mass Biologics Lab
  • · Dr. Kevin Bittorf, Associate Director of Drug Formulation, Vertex Pharmaceutical
  • · Dr. Yun, President and Founder, Chromworks
  • · Dr. Veena Warikoo, VP of Process Development, Living Proof Inc.
  • · Dr. Holger Kavermann, Roache, Germany
  • · Dr. Hyunmin Yi, Associate Professor of Biomolecular and Chemical Engineering, Tufts
  • · 20~30 Posters by graduate students and researchers of Biopharmaceutical consortium.

 

Registration

To register, email the BPQC or you can register on-line

For question and special registration, email bpqc@uml.edu with your contact information (Name, company, title, email and phone number). The registration fee for the summit is $1,100 per person. The registration fee for the workshop only is $200.


Accommodation

Lodging at the Inn & Conference Center features in-suite amenities as well as the use of newly  renovated fitness center. When you make a reservation, please mention that you are attending  Biopharmaceutical summit to have special rate. For reservation, please visit the ICC website:
 http://www.acc-umlinnandconferencecenter.com/

 

Parking

You can use the parking lot of ICC. In case that the ICC parking lot is full, you can use municipal parking building. The parking ticket will be validated at the ICC reception desk.

 

Summit Program and Steering Committee:

Seongkyu Yoon, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell

Carl Lawton, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell

Jin Xu, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell

Kevin Bittorf, VP of Process Development and Analytical Technologies, Living Proof Inc. 
Mark Trusheim, Co BioConsulting

Hyunmin Yi, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Tufts University 
Sanjeev Manohar, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell
KerryLee Andken, License  manager, CVIP, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell

Renae Lias Claffey, Director of Research Relations, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell

Linda Concino, Director of Contract Development, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell

Julie Chen, Vice-provost of Research, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell

Louise Griffin, Director of Coop Relations, Advancement, Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell

 

Industry Advisory Board:

(For question about the industry advisory board, please contact  BPQC at bpqc@uml.edu)
Kevin Bittorf, IAB Coordinator, Living Proof Inc.

TBD, Pfizer

TBD, Abbott

Jack Prior, Genzyme

William Thomas, VP of Development and Manufacturing, Mass Biologics Lab, UMass Med

Please visit our website to view our program and additional summit information

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