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Premiere pharma packaging training comes to Las Vegas

Pharma EXPO will include three days of critical opportunities to learn from top leaders in the industry.

Top leaders in the pharmaceutical packaging industry will gather in Las Vegas, Sept. 28-30, for Pharma EXPO, a join venture between PMMI and ISPE.

The conference agenda includes seminars on everything from manufacturing operations to compliance trends.

For more information on the event or to register, visit www.pharmaexpo.com.

The conference agenda is as follows:

Monday, September 28- Manufacturing Operations

9:00 am - 9:50 am

Single Use Systems: Explore the Manufacturing Impact from Supplier Qualification to Optimizing Operations - Jeff Odum, CPIP, SME, Director of Operations, IPS-Integrated Project Services, Inc.

9:50 am - 10:00 am

Break

10:00 am - 10:50 am

ISO 55000 and OEMs: Finding OEMs Who Integrate Reliability & Automation In Their Designs - Marie Getsug, Senior Consultant, Maintenance & Reliability Services, CAI - Commissioning Agents, Inc.

10:50 am - 11:00 am

Break

11:00 am - 11:50 am

Spotlight Session:

Manufacturing Excellence: Empower Employees to Unleash Their Potential in High Performance Work Teams - Steve Speer, Director, Operations, ProPharma Group

11:50 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Microbial Contamination: An Audit Approach to Address Contamination in Process Equipment - Elizabeth Rivera, Technical Services Manager, STERIS Corp

1:50 pm - 2:00 pm

Break

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Outsourcing Dilemma: Find the Right CMO to Minimize the Risk and Maximize the Quality of Your Brand - Kevin M. Debbs, Process Specialist, CRB and Christa Myers, Associate/Lead Process Engineer, CRB

Tuesday, September 29 – Compliance Trends

9:00 am - 9:50 am

Serialization and Track & Trace: From Theory to Practical Application Success Including Global Trends - Bill Fletcher

9:50 am - 10:00 am

Break

10:00 am - 10:50 am

Managing Risk of Cross Contamination for Multiple Product Facilities: Dedication, Segregation or Other? - George Petroka, Principal, IES Engineers (Invited)

10:50 am - 11:00 am

Break

11:00 am - 11:50 am

Spotlight Session:

Using Quality Risk Management to Evaluate Compliance for Multiproduct Manufacturing and Inventory Facilities in the Pharmaceutical Industry - Paul H. Ahlijanian, Senior Manager, Pfizer, Inc

11:50 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

The Process Lifecycle Model: A New Approach to Cleaning Validation - Elizabeth Rivera, Technical Services Manager, STERIS Corp

1:50 pm - 2:00 pm

Break

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Finding The Root Cause: Utilizing Risk Management to Develop a More Robust Incident Investigation Model - Pedro Dominguez, Senior Consultant, Malcom Associates and Chuck Krumwiede, Vice President, Malcom Associates

Wednesday, September 30 – Pharmaceutical Packaging

9:00 am - 9:50 am

Optimized Packaging Lines: Reduce Engineering Time with Integrated System Diagnostics - Pamela Docherty, Life Sciences Industry Manager - USA, Siemens

9:50 am - 10:00 am

Break

10:00 am - 10:50 am

Container Closure Integrity Testing for Blow/Fill/Seal: Reliability and Validation at Production Speeds - Marco Renggli, Area Sales Manager, WILCO AG

10:50 am - 11:00 am

Break

11:00 am - 11:50 am

Spotlight Session:

Using Advanced Stability Modeling to Push Innovation and Speed to Market for Package Development - Kenneth Waterman, PhD, President, FreeThink Technologies, Inc.

11:50 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Materials Science: Case Study for Rational Design of Transdermal Patch Packaging - Georgia Mohr, Marketing Director, Bemis Healthcare Packaging

1:50 pm - 2:00 pm

Break

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Oral Solid Dose Packaging: Assessing, Minimizing and Monitoring the Risk of API Exposure - Kevin Swartz, Senior Engineer, IPS-Integrated Project Services, Inc

As of 6/12/15

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