View, browse and sort the list of CPhI North America Conference sessions and show floor programming by pass type, track, and format. Seating is first come, first serve, so please arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend. Sessions are subject to change.

Monday | 12:00 pm

MURAL ARTS TOUR

Location: Pick-up at the Convention Center N. Broad Street Entrance

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Special Events

Monday | 2:00 pm

MURAL ARTS TOUR

Location: Pick-up at the Convention Center N. Broad Street Entrance

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Special Events

Tuesday | 9:30 am

Drug Development Track Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Speaker: Rita Peters (Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology Europe, and BioPharm International, UBM plc)

Location: 119A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Development

Drug Manufacturing Track Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Speaker: Feliza Mirasol (Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology Europe, and BioPharm International, UBM plc)

Location: 119B

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Manufacturing

Tuesday | 9:45 am

Detecting Potential Formulation Roadblocks in Early Drug Development

Moderator: Rita Peters (Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology Europe, and BioPharm International, UBM plc)

Panelists: Ronald D. Snee, Ph.D. (Snee Associates, LLC), Stephen Tindal (Catalent Pharma Solutions)

Location: 119A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Development

One Process from Milligrams to Kilograms; Efficient Drug Substance Development Enabled by Continuous Manufacturing Technology

Speaker: Matthew Bio, Ph.D. (Snapdragon Chemistry, Inc.)

Location: 119B

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Manufacturing

Tuesday | 10:00 am

Experiments and Libations with the Cocktail Chemist

Location: Booth 640

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Special Events

Tuesday | 10:30 am

Fostering Precompetitive Collaborations on New Enabling Technologies for Pharmaceutical Research and Development

Speaker: Christopher J. Welch, Ph.D. (Welch Innovation, LLC)

Location: 119A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Development

J-STAR Research, Providing Integrated Solutions Supporting Small Molecule R&D Programs

Speaker: Andrew Thompson Ph.D. (J-Star Research Inc.)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

The Human Side of Innovation

Speaker: Pierre Boulas, Ph.D. (Biogen)

Location: 119B

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Manufacturing

Tuesday | 11:00 am

MURAL ARTS TOUR

Location: Meet at entrance of Hall D

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Special Events

Overview of Kodak Specialty Chemicals

Speaker: Rajiv (Bala) Balasubramaniam, Ph.D. (Kodak Specialty Chemicals)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Tuesday | 11:30 am

Containment Performance Testing (CPT) and Development of Permitted Daily Exposure (PDE) Values for Product Quality and Cross-Contamination Protection

Speakers: Charlyn Reihman (Safebridge Consultants, Inc), Allan Adler (Safebridge Consultants, Inc)

Location: Insight Briefing Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Insight Briefing

Qbd: Role of excipient variability and its impact in IR tablets

Speaker: Sunil Kumar Nataraj (DFE pharma)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Tuesday | 11:45 am

Continuous Processing Technologies for Intermediate Manufacturing

Speaker: Sam Tadayon, Ph.D. (STA Pharmaceutical)

Location: 119B

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Manufacturing

Precision Medicine/Cell & Gene Therapies - The Changing Paradigm of Manufacturing - Fireside Chat

Moderator: Christopher P. Molineaux (Life Sciences Pennsylvania (LSPA))

Panelists: Usman (Oz) Azam (Tmunity Therapeutics), Patrick Dentinger (Absorption Systems), Alan Moore (WuXi AppTec)

Location: 119A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Development

Tuesday | 12:00 pm

Polpharma B2B – Your European API CDMO and Complex FDF Development Partner

Speaker: Michal Radowski. Ph.D. (Polpharma B2B)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Tuesday | 12:30 pm

Pharmaceutical Spray Drying and Problem-Solving Excipients

Speaker: Christopher Shala (Fuji Chemical Industries USA)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

“Faster, cheaper, better”: Process development/informatics collaborations manifesting the promise of technology in pharmaceutical R&D

Speaker: Ryan Littich, Ph.D. (Chemical Abstract Services, A Division of the American Chemical Society)

Location: Insight Briefing Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Insight Briefing

Tuesday | 1:30 pm

Keynote Address by Dr. Bertalan Mesko, The Medical Futurist

Keynote: Dr. Bertalan Mesko (The Medical Futurist)

Location: 119AB

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Keynote

Tuesday | 2:30 pm

Delivering the Most Efficient Path to Success

Speaker: Stephen Watt (Avista Pharma Solutions)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

IP/Patent Issues For API & ANDA Applicants – Proactive Measures During Development To Improve Licensing and Reduce Later Legal Costs

Speaker: Shashank Upadhye, Esq. (Amin Talati Upadhye, LLP)

Location: Insight Briefing Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Insight Briefing

Tuesday | 2:45 pm

Live with Mike Levy! The Role of Quality Standards in Emerging Technologies.

Moderator: Stacey Anne May, M.A. (American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists)

Speaker: Michael Levy, M.Sc., M.B.A. (USP)

Location: 119B

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Manufacturing

Solubility Enhancement and Improving Oral Bioavailability

Moderator: Jennifer Markarian (UBM)

Panelists: Yihong Qiu (AbbVie), Hibreniguss Terefe, Ph.D. (ExxPharma Therapeutics LLC), Stephen Tindal (Catalent Pharma Solutions)

Location: 119A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Development

Tuesday | 3:00 pm

Considerations for Commercial Manufacturing of Peptides

Speaker: Christopher McGee (Bachem Americas, Inc.)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

MURAL ARTS TOUR

Location: Meet at entrance of Hall D

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Special Events

Tuesday | 3:30 pm

Corning® Advanced-Flow™ Reactors Made for Industrial Production

Speaker: Alessandra Vizza Abrial (Corning Sas)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Hot Melt Extrusion Challenges and Solutions- Part I - Hot Melt Extrusion Challenges and Solutions – ExxPharma Therapeutics

Speaker: Hibreniguss Terefe, Ph.D. (ExxPharma Therapeutics LLC)

Location: 119A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Development

Regulatory Considerations, Strategy and Best Practices for Choosing a Quality Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO)

Speaker: Bryan J. Coleman (EAS Consulting Group)

Location: 119B

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Manufacturing

Time to scale up your API? Optimizing your process can yield huge savings

Speaker: Evan Boswell (Pfizer CentreOne)

Location: Insight Briefing Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Insight Briefing

Tuesday | 3:55 pm

Hot Melt Extrusion Challenges and Solutions- Part II - AbbVie Hot Melt Extrusion Capabilities

Speaker: Anna VanDyke (AbbVie)

Location: 119A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Development

Tuesday | 4:00 pm

Patheon, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Over 75 Years of Small-Molecule API Manufacturing Experience

Speaker: Chris Redmond (Patheon, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Tuesday | 4:15 pm

Hot Melt Extrusion Challenges and Solutions- Part III - Hot Melt Extrusion Challenges and Solutions – Hovione

Speaker: Traciann Scirbona (Hovione LLC)

Location: 119A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Development

Risk Management in Technology Transfer

Speaker: Shashank Mahashabde (Neuland Labs)

Location: 119B

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Manufacturing

Tuesday | 4:30 pm

API Bitter Blocking Solutions

Speaker: Andrew Patron Ph.D. (Senomyx Inc.)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Lonza Supply of Early Intermediates

Speaker: Sean Diver

Location: Insight Briefing Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Insight Briefing

Tuesday | 4:35 pm

Hot Melt Extrusion Challenges and Solutions Part IV: Early Phase Development of an Amorphous Dispersion: Comparison of HME and Spray Drying for this session

Speaker: Stephie Lee (Catalent Pharma Solutions)

Location: 119A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Development

Tuesday | 6:00 pm

Welcome Reception

Location: 525 Arch Street

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, VIP Attendee

Track: Special Events

Wednesday | 8:00 am

Accepting the Challenge – Building a Skilled Bioprocessing Workforce - a bioLIVE Breakfast Briefing

Speakers: Mary Lynne Bercik (GenZinnovation, LLC), Dr. Ronald G. Kander, Ph.D. (Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University))

Location: 108A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Bio-Processing Symposium

Wednesday | 9:15 am

Chair's Recap Remarks

Speaker: Agnes Shanley (Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology Europe, and BioPharm International, UBM plc)

Location: 119B

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Manufacturing

Chair's Recap Remarks

Speaker: Rita Peters (Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology Europe, and BioPharm International, UBM plc)

Location: 119A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Development

Wednesday | 9:30 am

Excipient Innovation and Its Impact on Drug Development Part I

Speakers: Nigel Langley (BASF Pharma Solutions), Joe Zeleznik (MEGGLE USA)

Location: 119B

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Manufacturing

How AI Augments Human Intelligence and Enables New Business Models in Biopharma

Speaker: Agustin J. Lopez Marquez (nference and Qrativ)

Location: 108A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Bio-Processing Symposium

Novel Formulations to Meet Specific Patient Needs

Speakers: Brian Meltzer, MD, MBA (Adare Pharmaceuticals), Anthony Recupero, Ph.D. (Adare Pharmaceuticals)

Location: 119A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Development

Wednesday | 10:00 am

Experiments and Libations with the Cocktail Chemist

Location: Booth 640

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Special Events

Wednesday | 10:15 am

A Molecule's Journey – Breaking Down Roadblocks to Commercial Success

Speaker: Guillaume Plane (MilliporeSigma)

Location: 108A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Bio-Processing Symposium

Excipient Innovation and Its Impact on Drug Development Part II

Speakers: Thiago Carvalho Ph.D. (Bristol‐Myers Squibb), Nigel Langley (BASF Pharma Solutions), David Schoneker (Colorcon, Inc), Joe Zeleznik (MEGGLE USA)

Location: 119B

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Manufacturing

Technology and Formulation Selection for Bioavailability Enhancement

Speaker: Michael Grass (Lonza)

Location: 119A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Development

Wednesday | 10:30 am

End-to-End API Supply Chain Management - A Two Part Discussion

Speaker: Dr. Prasad Raje (LGM Pharma)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Wednesday | 11:00 am

QTRam™ for Content and Blend Uniformity for Pharmaceutical Applications

Speaker: Parag Borgaonkar (B&W Tek)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Wednesday | 11:30 am

Lyophilization Cycle Development: a Case Study

Speaker: Pao-Li Wang, Ph.D. (PYRAMID Laboratories, Inc.)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Serialization: Value Beyond Compliance, A CPO perspective

Speaker: Rick Seibert (Sharp Packaging)

Location: Insight Briefing Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Insight Briefing

Toxicology Strategies for Drug Discovery: Personal Thoughts

Speaker: Eric Blomme (AbbVie)

Location: 119A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Development

USP Standards to Support Qualification of Raw Materials and Cell Substrates for Biomanufacturing

Speaker: Maura Kibbey, Ph.D. (USP)

Location: 108A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Bio-Processing Symposium

Wednesday | 12:00 pm

Fine Chemistry Services Overview

Speaker: John Coe (Albemarle Fine Chemistry Services)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Wednesday | 12:30 pm

Center for Supply Chain Studies

Speaker: Bob Celeste (Center for Supply Chain Studies)

Location: Insight Briefing Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Insight Briefing

Grifols Partnership: The right CMO for your premixed solutions in flexible bags

Speaker: Marga Viñes (Grifols Partnership)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Wednesday | 1:00 pm

The Role of Quality Standards in the Global Supply Chain

Speaker: Roberto Shimahara (United States Pharmacopeia)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Wednesday | 1:15 pm

Keynote Address - Integrating Silicon with Drugs: Pushing the Boundaries of Pharma Manufacturing with Digital Medicines

Speaker: Nik Leist (Proteus Digital Health)

Location: 119AB

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Keynote

Wednesday | 1:30 pm

Dottikon Exclusive Synthesis AG

Speaker: Sean F. Bradley (Dottikon Exclusive Synthesis AG)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Wednesday | 2:00 pm

Aseptic Product Development with Blow/Fill/Seal Technology

Speaker: Tim Kram (Rommelag USA)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Wednesday | 2:30 pm

A Heritage of Large Scale Boronic Acid Manufacture

Speaker: Mike Harrison (Optima Chemical)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Accelerated Stability Assessment Program (ASAP) - Fast Determination of Drug Product Shelf-Life

Speaker: Ken Waterman (Free Think Technologies, Inc.)

Location: 119A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Development

Innovative Pharma Patents and Exclusivity: What You Need to Know to Maximize Your Return on Investment

Speakers: M. David Weingarten, Ph.D. (Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garratt & Dunner, LLP.), Mark Feldstein, Ph.D. (Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garratt & Dunner, LLP.)

Location: Insight Briefing Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Insight Briefing

The Future of AR & VR in Biopharma

Speaker: Amy Peck (EndeavorVR)

Location: 108A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Bio-Processing Symposium

The Role of Quality Verified Ingredients in the Global Supply Chain

Speaker: Stephen Andruski, Ph.D. (USP)

Location: 119B

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Manufacturing

Wednesday | 3:00 pm

Chemical Development and Manufacturing Capabilities - A proven Track record

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

MURAL ARTS TOUR

Location: Meet at entrance of Hall D

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Special Events

Wednesday | 3:15 pm

Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) – A Cost Effective Approach for Simplified Dosing

Speaker: Anthony Qu, Ph.D. (Halo Pharmaceutical)

Location: 119A

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Drug Development

Wednesday | 3:30 pm

Exhibit Hall KeyNote-Contract Services Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: A Retrospective with Jim Miller

Moderator: Rita Peters (Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology Europe, and BioPharm International, UBM plc)

Panelist: Jim Miller (PharmSource, A GlobalData Company)

Location: Insight Briefing Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Keynote

OMPI EZ-fill® platform: the best suited solution for flexible filling

Speaker: Martina Largoni (Ompi)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Wednesday | 4:00 pm

Wet Milling Technology for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

Speaker: Michael Stebler (WAB-GROUP)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Wednesday | 4:30 pm

API Bitter Blocking Solutions

Speaker: Andrew Patron Ph.D. (Senomyx Inc.)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

VIP & Buyer's Club Reception

Location: Room 118B

Pass Type: By Invitation Only

Track: Special Events

Thursday | 8:00 am

Women in Leadership Forum: Educate. Enlighten. Empower

Location: 108A

Pass Type: Separate Ticket Purchase Required

Track: Special Events

Thursday | 10:00 am

Experiments and Libations with the Cocktail Chemist

Location: Booth 640

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Special Events

Thursday | 10:30 am

Lacamas Laboratories: Domestic Manufacturing for Pharmaceutical Intermediates

Speaker: Dr. Jim Tung (Lacamas Laboratories)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Thursday | 11:00 am

Presentation of the new Centrifuge Technology recently provided to Evonik

Speaker: Celeste Todaro (CelesTech Inc)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Thursday | 11:15 am

FDA Keynote Presentation

Speaker: Peter P. Stein, M.D. (Food and Drug Administration (FDA))

Location: 119AB

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee

Track: Keynote

Thursday | 11:30 am

Mucosal Thin Films, The Future of Rapid Onset Drug Delivery

Speaker: Tadgh Prendeville (ARx.LLC)

Location: Exhibitor Showcase Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Exhibitor Showcase

Thursday | 12:30 pm

At the heart of business and innovation in Biopharma

Speaker: Brian Schiff (bioLIVE)

Location: Insight Briefing Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Insight Briefing

Thursday | 1:00 pm

PharmaQue: A Tailgate-Themed Networking Bash located in Back of Hall C/CPhI Cafe

Location: Back of Hall C/CPhI Cafe

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Special Events

Thursday | 1:30 pm

Partnering for Innovation and Impact: Pharma and Disaster Response

Speakers: Rebecca Milner (International Medical Corps), Julie Jenson (Pfizer)

Location: Insight Briefing Theater

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Exhibitor, Expo Only, VIP Attendee

Track: Keynote