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BioProcess International Conference & Exhibition

Conference: October 20-23, 2014 * Exhibition: October 21-23, 2014 * John B Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston, MA

1,500+ Attendees - 160+ Speakers - 150+ Exhibitors



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3M Purification, Inc

Pall Life Sciences

Roche Custom Biotech

Thermo Scientific - A Thermo Fisher Scientific Brand

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THE Industry Meeting Place to Exchange Real-World Solutions to Improve Speed, Cost and Quality

Conference: October 20-23, 2014 · Exhibition: October 17-19, 2014 · John B Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center · Boston, MA

Agenda Overview

Agenda Overview

Covering the Full BioProcess Spectrum

2-Day Training Courses

Monday, October 20, 2014 and Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The IBC Professional Training Academy offers a variety of two day courses, specifically designed to strengthen your specialized skills. Our instructors are industry leaders dedicated to providing you with an interactive, relaxed setting ideal for sharing best practices, learning from your peer's experiences, and discovering the latest techniques and technologies being used today.

Pre-Conference Symposia

Monday, October 20, 2014

Keynote Presentations

Monday, October 20, 2014 and Tuesday, October 21, 2014

  • John G. Cox, Executive Vice President of Pharmaceutical Operations & Technology, Biogen Idec
  • Ralph Lambalot, Ph.D., Vice President, Biologics Development, AbbVie
  • Robert Mattaliano, Ph.D., Vice President and Deputy Head of Global Biotherapeutics Development, Sanofi-Genzyme R&D Center
  • Geoffrey Ling, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Biological Technologies Office, DARPA
  • Ganesh V. Kaundinya, Ph.D., Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Momenta Pharmaceuticals

» View the full keynote presentations agenda

Cell Culture & Upstream Processing

Monday, October 20, 2014 through Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Build on recent achievements in reducing timelines and COGs while increasing efficiency and productivity through implementation of disruptive approaches and technologies across all stages of cell culture.

  • Genomic Tool Implementation
  • Synthetic Biology Applications
  • Implementing Continuous Processing
  • Commercial Single-Use Applications
  • Process Intensification
  • Raw Material Integrity Testing
  • Media Development and Optimization
  • Small Scale Models and Tech Transfers

» View the full Cell Culture & Upstream Processing agenda

Recovery and Purification

Monday, October 20, 2014 through Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Capitalize on the innovation of methodologies, materials science and technologies to help optimize efficiencies, process design and flexibility in downstream processing for an emerging wave of antibodies and novel modalities.

  • Disruptive Harvest Step Technologies
  • Novel Chromatography Selectivities
  • Enabling Continuous Processing
  • Materials Science
  • High-Throughput Technologies
  • Advances in Modeling
  • Sequence Variant Analysis
  • Improving Flexibility and Facility Fit

» View the full Recovery and Purification agenda

Formulation & Delivery

Monday, October 20, 2014 through Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Apply innovative technologies and phase-appropriate strategies for formulation development and delivery of mAbs, next-generation biologics, non-mAb protein therapeutics, vaccines and other modalities.

  • Preformulations & Liability Assessments
  • High-throughput Methods
  • Non-mAb and Vaccine Formulations
  • Phase-appropriate Formulation Strategies
  • Stability and Physiochemical Characterization
  • Biosimilar Development

» View the full Formulation & Delivery agenda

Manufacturing Strategy

Monday, October 20, 2014 through Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Maximize efficiencies and cost savings across your manufacturing network through implementation of disruptive technologies, operational excellence and new facility concepts, while remaining flexible to the production needs of a diverse pipeline of novel molecules in a multi-product environment.

  • New Concepts in Biomanufacturing
  • BPOG Strategic Workstreams
  • Tech Transfer & Scale-up/Scale-down
  • Continuous Manufacturing
  • Single-use Applications & Town Hall Forum
  • Relaxing Environmental Controls in Facilities

» View the full Manufacturing Strategy agenda

Analytical and Quality

Monday, October 20, 2014 through Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Stay abreast of emerging analytical tools for non-mAb and next generation biotherapeutics and increasing quality expectations for your products and processes so you can optimize your analytical strategy and reduce quality risk across the product lifecycle.

  • Physiochemical Characterization
  • Variants and Impurities
  • Biosimilar Strategies
  • Strategies for Complex Glycoproteins
  • HT Methods for Stability/Developability
  • Quality Risk Management

» View the full Analytical and Quality agenda

Success Factors For Early Stage Biologics and Early Stage Companies

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Find strategies to move quickly to IND and beyond

» View the full Early Stage Companies

BioProcess International Theater in the Exhibit Hall

The BPI Theater, located in the exhibit hall, features a host of interactive activities and information-packed content. Designed to provide attendees with industry-critical information in multiple different formats, attendees will have numerous opportunities to interact with and learn from conference speakers, industry experts and even other attendees.

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