September 17-19, 2018
Ocean Place Resort, Long Branch, NJ

2018 Agenda

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Sunday, September 16, 2018

12:00pm - 11:45pm
Exhibitor Set Up
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Welcome Reception & Dinner (Dress Business Casual)
8:00pm - 11:00pm
After Hours Socializing at the Lobby Bar

Monday, September 17, 2018 - Day 1

7:00am - 6:00pm
Registration Opens
7:30am - 5:30pm
Exhibit Halls Open
7:30am – 10:00am
Hot & Cold Breakfast Exhibit Halls A & B
7:00am – 6:00pm
8 Private Meetings Rooms Open (Use online portal to set up meetings)
10:00am - 5:00pm
Snacks & Refreshments All Day in Exhibit Halls
9:00 – 9:45
Keynote: In Search of a Cure – An Extraordinary Journey in Biotech

Michael J. Sofia, Ph.D.
CSO
Arbutus Biopharma

9:45am – 11:00am
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Halls
Exhibit Hall A, 11:00 - 11:45 Exhibit Hall B, 11:00 - 11:45

Round Table #1

Effective Chemistry Outsourcing

Roger Hanselmann, Ph.D.
Director of Process Research & Development
Akebia Therapeutics, Inc.

Round Table #2

PharmaChem Industry: Pay Parity, BD Compensation & Employee Poaching

Geoff Evans
President
Eurofins Alphora

Round Table #1

Managing Communication with Larger FTE Groups: Matrix vs Consolidated

Richland Tester, Ph.D.
Assoc Dir - Chemistry
Celgene Corporation

Round Table #2

Flow Chemistry Downstream API and Intermediates

Miguel Angel Gonzalez
Senior Director, Chemical Engineering
Asymchem, Inc.

11:45am – 12:30pm
Refreshments in Exhibit Halls
12:30 – 1:45pm
Luncheon
Exhibit Hall A, 2:00 - 2:45pm Exhibit Hall B, 2:00 - 2:45pm

Round Table #1

Catalysis and Supply Chain

Ian Davies, Ph.D.
Professor
Princeton University

&

Jake Janey, Ph.D.
Head, Specialized Designed Experimentation-Automation, Catalysis, Biocatalysis
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Round Table #2

Supply and Environment Does Not Need to be an Issue in China

Peter Halkjaer-Knudsen
Vice President, CDMO unit, Raybow Pharma
Zhejiang Jiuzhou Pharmaceutical CO.,LTD

Round Table #1

Chiral Chromatography – From Mg to SMB

Lisa Newton
Director, Sales
Chiral Technologies, Inc.

Round Table #2

Discovery Chemistry Outsourcing

Christelle Renou
Medicinal Chemistry Outsourcing Manager
Takeda Pharmaceuticals

2:45 – 3:45pm
Refreshments in Exhibit Halls
Exhibit Hall A, 3:45 – 4:30pm Exhibit Hall B, 3:45 – 4:30pm

Round Table #1

Benchtop to Commercialization: Pitfalls to Large Scale Production

Charles Jabara
Senior Project Manager
CRB

Round Table #2

Biotech Startups and Virtual Company Supplier Contracts

Alpaslan (Alp) Yaman, Ph.D.
Principal Consultant
Biotech, Pharma & Device Consulting, LLC

Round Table #1

High Potency Safety Studies

Susan Billings, Ph.D.
Vice President & Global Head of Business Development
AMRI

Round Table #2

How Well Do You Know Your Raw Material and RSM Suppliers?

Deb Minor
President
Drug Discovery Alliances

4:30pm – 5:00pm
Refreshments & Snacks in Exhibit Halls
5:30pm – 9:00pm
Beach Party, BBQ, Mechanical Bull Riding & Open Bar

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - Day 2

7:30am - 6:00pm
Exhibit Halls Open
7:30am - 10:00am
Hot & Cold Breakfast in Exhibit Halls
7:00am - 8:00pm
8 Private Meeting Rooms Open (Use online portal to set up meetings)
8:30 – 9:45am
Keynote: The Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Ingredients: Are Changes Coming?

Everyone is talking about the security of the ingredients supply chain. It extends into China and India and is more competitive than ever. Will new environmental regulations in China cause supply chain disruptions and sharp price increases? Will this cause supply shortages? How will this effect business with Indian manufacturers? To what extent are Western companies re-shoring starting material, intermediates, and API production?

Philippe Andre
GMP Auditor
Qualandre
Rosemary Gibson
Senior Advisor
The Hastings Center
Don Hou
SVP, CMC Business & GM
ChemPartner
Dan Harris
China Lawyer/China Law Blog
Harris Bricken
Elut Hsu
General Manager
Asymchem, Inc.
Bharat Mehta
Co-Founder
PharmaCompass
9:30 – 11:00am
Refreshments in Exhibit Halls
Exhibit Hall A, 11:00 – 11:45am Exhibit Hall B, 11:00 – 11:45am

Round Table #1

How to Identify the Universe of Providers and Match them to your Needs - (small molecule, large, DP, CT packaging and distribution)

David J. Brown
VP Technical Operations
Alcresta Therapeutics, Inc.

Round Table #2

International Projects - Working Simultaneously with Major Pharma in USA, Chinese and India on the Same Project

Jeffrey Albert, Ph.D.
Director
IntelliSyn Pharma

Round Table #1

For Multi-Step, Difficult Chemistries, Selecting the Right CRO

Richard Amitrano
Exclusive US Agent Business Development VP
WeylChem InnoTec GmbH

&

Christoph Naumann
Direction, Commercial Operations
WeylChem InnoTec GmbH

Round Table #2

The Legal Perspective: How to Do Business in China

Dan Harris
China Lawyer
Harris Bricken

11:45am – 12:30pm
Refreshments in Exhibit Halls
12:30 – 1:45pm
Luncheon
2:00 – 3:30pm
Speed Dating – 2nd Floor Above Exhibit Halls
3:30 – 4:15pm
Refreshments in Exhibit Halls
Exhibit Hall A, 4:15 – 5:00pm Exhibit Hall B, 4:15 – 5:00pm

Round Table #1

Profitable New Horizons in Developing Generic API's

James Bruno
President
Chemical & Pharmaceutical Solutions

Round Table #2

Outsourcing Success: Relationships, not Transactions

Ioannis I. Valvis
VP, Business Develop. & Project Management
Escientia

Round Table #1

Continuous Flow API Manufacturing: New Technology

Brittany Hayes, Ph.D.
Business Management Director, API
Patheon, A Part of Thermo Fisher Scientific

Round Table #2

Form Selection in API Process Development and Manufacturing

Stuart Levy
Principal
SGL Chemistry Consulting

5:30 – 9:00pm
Casino Night Gaming, Dinner, Karaoke & Open Bar
9:00 – 11:00pm
Networking at Ocean Place Lobby Bar

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - Day 3

7:30am - 5:00pm
Exhibit Halls Open
7:30am - 10:00am
Full Hot & Cold Breakfast in Exhibit Halls
7:00am - 5:00pm
8 Private Meeting Rooms Open (Use online portal to set up meetings)
Exhibit Hall A, 9:00 - 9:45am Exhibit Hall B, 9:00 - 9:45am

Round Table #1

Developing Continuous Processes to Overcome Problematic Chemistry

Jeff Samuel
Director, Marketing
SK Biotek

Round Table #2

Challenges and Solutions to Designing and Developing Novel Biobetter Antibody-Conjugate Drugs

TBA
Abzena

Round Table #1

Until API Plants Provide Good Data, The FDA Won't Know What's In Our Drugs

Philippe Andre
GMP Auditor
Qualandre

Round Table #2

API Technology Development for Fast Track Programs – Development Strategy and Challenges

Elena Bejan, Ph.D.
Vice President, Research & Development
Eurofins Alphora

9:45 – 10:45am
Refreshments in Exhibit Halls
12:15 – 1:30pm
Luncheon
Exhibit Hall A, 1:45 – 2:30pm Exhibit Hall B, 1:45 – 2:30pm

Round Table #1

TBA

Round Table #2

TBA

Round Table #1

TBA

Round Table #2

TBA

2:30 – 3:15pm
Refreshments in Exhibit Halls
3:30pm
Event Concludes

See you here at Ocean Place Sept 16-20 2019 for an expanded ChemOutsourcing Week!