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Transdermal and Intradermal Drug Delivery Systems, 2017

Advanced Design, Development, and Delivery of Skin-Mediated Therapies and Vaccines

September 28-29, 2017, Racquet Club of Philadelphia, PA

The growing interest in alternative routes of drug administration has experts predicting that the market for transdermal and intradermal drug delivery systems will exceed $25 billion by 2018. The industry is on the threshold of bringing into commercial production a new generation of transformative TDD and IDD therapies and delivery systems. That is why you cannot afford to miss this two-day intensive conference. Pharma Ed brings together leading researchers in the field to share the most recent advances in the design, formulation, and delivery of skin-mediated therapies and vaccines.

Featuring Representation From:

  • Pfizer
  • Merck
  • Corium
  • 3M
  • MIT
  • UCSB
  • Queens University, Belfast
  • Georgia Tech
  • Texas Tech
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Mercer University
  • University of Maryland
  • QPS
  • Intertek
  • Eurofins Lancaster Labs
  • ISYN Consulting
  • Zosano Pharma

With Comprehensive Coverage on:

  • Improving Bioavailability Via Transdermal Administration
  • Latest Advances in Microneedle Drug and Vaccine Delivery
  • How to Move from Passive to Active Skin-Mediated Delivery Technologies for Drugs and Biologics
  • Optimizing TDD & IDD for Efficacious Delivery and Patient Compliance
  • Mechanisms of Dermal and Transdermal Absorption of Drugs
  • Computational Modeling of Transdermal and Intradermal Delivery
  • Resolving Regulatory Compliance Issues for TDD & IDD Systems
  • IVPT and IVRT of Transdermal and Topical Products
  • Exploring the Promise of Ionic Liquids for Transdermal Applications
  • And much more!

Early Bird Pricing: Register by July 15th and take $200 off the Standard Rate!

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Cleaning Validation Summit 2017

October 2-3, 2017, Racquet Club of Philadelphia, PA

Are you compliant with FDA requirements for cleaning validation? Today's regulators are applying more fine-grained specifications and demanding more sophisticated procedures for planning, executing, and documenting your processes throughout a drug product's lifecycle. This two-day intensive summit brings together industry leaders to help you exceed regulatory thresholds and avoid costly FDA inspection findings.

Featuring Representation From:

  • Amgen
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Novartis
  • Steris
  • MedImmune
  • Bayer
  • Akorn
  • CPCI
  • EcoLab
  • And Many More!

Featuring Comprehensive Coverage On:

  • Ensuring your Cleaning Program is FDA Audit Ready
  • Cleaning Validation and Continued Process Verification
  • Risk-Based Approaches to Cleaning Systems Design, Qualification and Ongoing Monitoring
  • Cleaning Limits and Visual Inspection from the Analytical Perspectives
  • Determine Cleanability and its Applications in Cleaning Validation
  • Process Validation & Cleaning Strategies during Technology Transfer of Sterile Injectables
  • EU GMP Changes and Its Impact on Cleaning Validation
  • Quality by Design for Effective Cleaning Procedure
  • Writing Cleaning Validation SOPs
  • And much more!

Spring Special: Register by July 15th and Receive $200 Off the Standard Rate!!

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Lyophilization Forum 2017

October 4-5, 2017, Racquet Club of Philadelphia, PA

Formulation, Cycle Optimization, & Emerging Freeze Drying Technologies

Featuring Representation From:

  • Pfizer
  • Merck
  • Teva
  • Genentech
  • Allergan
  • Baxter
  • Momenta
  • Patheon
  • CuriRx
  • University of Colorado
  • AB BioTech
  • West Pharmaceutical Services
  • Millrock

Featuring Comprehensive Coverage On:

  • Compliance and Regulatory Expectations for Lyophilized Products
  • Process Validation for Lyophilized Drug Products: Developing a Program for Continued Process Verification
  • Development of Lyophilization Cycle for Improving Stability of Liposome-based Nanoparticles
  • Using Hydrogen Deuterium Exchange Mass Spectrometry (HDX-MS) for Lyophilized Protein Formulation and Process Optimization
  • Biopharmaceutical Lyo Products: Scale-up from Development to Manufacturing
  • Performance Of Conventional Borosilicate Glass Vials And Polymeric Vials For Lyophilization Of Therapeutic Protein Formulations
  • Considerations Of Excipient Selection For Stable Lyophilized Product Development
  • Tech Transfer & Scale Up in Lyophilized Vaccines
  • Controlled Nucleation
  • And Much More!

Pre-Conference Special: Register Now & Receive a Pre-Conference Rate of Only $995!

Extractables, Leachables, & Elemental Impurities 2017 - West Coast

Ensuring Quality, Safety, and Regulatory Compliance for Drugs & Biologics

October 24-25, Sheraton La Jolla, CA

Attention to leachables, extractables, and elemental impurities has increased due to the recent revisions of USP and ICH guidelines, as well as the upcoming revisions to three major ISO 10993 standards. This two-day conference will examine the safety, quality, and regulatory issues involved in a wide array of contexts central to the pharmaceutical industry, including drug packaging and delivery components, single-use systems, and parenteral drug products. We will hear from key industry working groups such as PQRI and BPOG. In addition, we will focus closely on the keys to satisfying recent ICH and USP guidelines for metal impurities in current and future drug products and biologics.

With Representation From:

  • Pfizer
  • Allergan
  • Amgen
  • Janssen
  • Lilly
  • Sanofi
  • Shire
  • Aspen Research
  • Pall
  • Jordi Labs
  • Eurofins
  • West Pharmaceutical Services
  • Agilent
  • Amri Global
  • VR Analytical
  • Material Needs Consulting
  • Triad
  • Eakins & Associates
  • Knoell

Featuring Comprehensive Coverage On:

  • Updates & Case Studies on the Latest Compliance Implications of USP and ICH Q3D Risk Assessment Filing Guidelines for Elemental Impurities
  • The Risk Assessment of Extractables - A Toxicological Window of Opportunity
  • BPOG's Leachables Best Practice Guide: Study Design and Analytical Methods
  • Challenges & Consequences for the Medical Device Industry by the Revision of Three Major ISO 10993 - Standards
  • Extractables Screening of Polyproylene Resins for the Identification of Suitability for Use Hazards
  • Maximizing E/L Studies Through Harmonization of USP & ISO 10993
  • Leachable Risk Assessment of Dosing Devices for Parenteral Applications
  • Extractables & Leachables Studies on Single-Use Components in Biomanufacturing
  • Addressing Challenges with Polysorbate 80
  • E&L Test Methodologies for Lyophilized Drug Products
  • Industry Working Group Updates: PQRI & BPOG
  • And More!

Early Bird Special: Register by August 1st and Receive a $200 Discount!

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Extractables & Leachables Practical Workshop

How to Apply USP Requirements to Design and Execute Extractable and Leachable Studies

September 27, 2017, Racquet Club of Philadelphia, PA

The workshop will discuss different analytical approaches related to extractable and leachable testing. Practical recommendations will be presented for designing and executing controlled ex- tractions. Analytical solutions will be explained according to the latest regulatory expectations. The workshop will provide practical guidance and case studies from start to completion.

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