September 18-20, 2017
Ocean Place Resort, Long Branch, NJ

2017 Agenda

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

8:00pm - 11:45pm
Exhibitor Set Up
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Welcome Reception & Dinner (Dress Business Casual)
8:00pm - 10:00pm
After Hours Socializing at the Lobby Bar

Monday, September 18, 2017 - Day 1

Registration Opens 7:30am
8:00am - 6:00pm
Exhibit Halls Open
9:00am - 4:00pm
Exhibitor Presentations Track C
8:00am - 11:00am
Full Breakfast All Attendees, Exhibitors, Speakers in Exhibit Halls
8:00am - 8:00pm
16 Private Meetings Rooms Open (Use online portal to set up meetings)
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Full Luncheon
10:00am - 5:30pm
Snacks & Refreshments All Day in Exhibit Halls
Track A Track B Track C

9:00 - 9:45 Panel Discussion
Factors to Consider in Developing Optimal Process Synthesis
Panelists TBA

9:00 - 9:45 Panel Discussion
Importing Materials into India & China
Panelists TBA

9:00 - 9:45
Exhibitor Capability Talks
TBA

9:45am – 11:00am
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Halls
Track A Track B Track C

11:00 - 11:45 Panel Discussion
Controlling Your API Forms During Manufacturing
Panelists TBA

11:00 - 11:45 Panel Discussion
Firewalls Between Pharma Companies & CRO’s to Control Information Exchange
Panelists TBA

11:00 - 11:45
Exhibitor Capability Talks
TBA

11:45am – 12:30pm
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Halls
12:30pm – 2:00pm
Luncheon
Track A Track B Track C

2:00 - 2:45 Panel Discussion
Topics in Particle Design Technology
Panelists TBA

2:00 - 2:45 Panel Discussion
The Critical Importance of Having A Secondary Supplier
Panelists TBA

2:00 - 2:45
Exhibitor Capability Talks
TBA

2:45pm – 3:30pm
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Halls
Track A Track B Track C

3:30 - 4:15 Panel Discussion
What’s New in Continuous Flow Manufacturing?
Panelists TBA

3:30 - 4:15 Panel Discussion
When Should You Pass Solid Form API to Pre-Formulation & Drug Product People?
Panelists TBA

3:30 - 4:15
Why Is The FDA Issuing So Many Warning Letters?
TBA

4:15pm – 5:15pm
Refreshment Break in Exhibit Halls
5:30pm – 8:30pm
Casino Night Party of the Great Lawn with Gaming, Dinner, Karaoke, Open Bar
9:00pm - 11:00pm
After Hours Socializing at the Lobby Bar

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - Day 2

7:00am - 6:00pm
Exhibit Halls Open
7:00am - 8:00pm
16 Private Meeting Rooms Open (Use online portal to set up meetings)
7:00am - 5:00pm
Networking & Snacks in Exhibit Halls
7:30am - 10:00am
Full Breakfast in Exhibitor Halls
9:00am - 3:00pm
Exhibitor Presentations Track C
Track A Track B Track C

9:00 - 9:45 Panel Discussion
How To Handle Customer - Supplier Relationships When Things Go Wrong
Panelists TBA

9:00 - 9:45 Panel Discussion
What’s New in Drug Discovery Chemistry & Medicinal Chemistry Outsourcing?
Panelists TBA

9:45am - 10:30am
Refreshments & Snacks in Exhibit Halls
Track A Track B Track C

10:30 - 11:15 Panel Discussion
Preparing for an FDA Audit
Panelists TBA

10:30 - 11:15 Panel Discussion
Chiral versus Achiral: Should Be Develop an Achiral Synthetic Route?
Panelists TBA

11:15am - 12:00pm
Refreshments & Snacks in Exhibit Halls
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Luncheon
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Speed Dating - Tracks A & B
Pharmaceutical Co. Hosted Roundtables for 4 Minute Supplier Speed Meetings
Participants, just show up. No presentations, just business cards, and a 4 minute chat, then move to next table you want to visit

Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Medicinal Chemistry/Discovery

Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Discovery & Pre-Clinical Development

Merck Table #1
Discovery/Medicinal Chemistry

Merck Table #2
Process Research & Development

AbbVie, Inc.
Large volume GMP production with Containment
Small Volume, Highly Potent GMP production
API Solids Processing
Regulatory Starting Materials

Newron Pharmaceuticals
CRO/CMOs for API, Drug Product, Analytical and
Clinical Supply Chain Management. On API,
Small Molecules and Biologics

Agios Pharmaceuticals
Process chemistry from Europe, Asia, North America; also, form screens, catalyst screens, and analytical services, DS/API, DP-oriented companies.

Gilead Sciences
Commercial cGMP manufacturing, Bulk Contract Manufacturing
API, GMP intermediates, Raw Materials
High Potency APIs, Clinical phase Process development
High hazard chemistry, Fluorination

Celgene Corp
Process Development services

Novartis
API (process development plus Clinical supply) and Formulation Development and Clinical Manufacture. For DP Clinical Manufacture (supply) EMA Certification is a must for Novartis.

Abide Therapeutics
We are most interested in meeting GMP capable drug substance and drug product manufacturers with a good regulatory history.

Intercept Pharmaceuticals
MedChem services; general synthesis; large scale (kilo lab), nonGMP.

Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Early Stage Clinical Development & API Manufacturing

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals
Process Development, drug substance, raw materials, intermediates

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals
Rexahn is interested in API synthesis (both clinical and commercial scale), drug product manufacture (both clinical and commercial) and formulation services, including work to increase bio-availability.

NattoPharma
Menaquinone-7, Napthoquinone derivatives
Farnesol & isoprenoids (terpenes)
Early development, cGMP toll manufacturing

Apeel Sciences
Looking for CMO's that can manufacture food ingredients. Also food grade materials such as Sodium Thiosulfate Anhydrous, Palmitic Stearics, Undecenoic and Undecanoic Acids, Ethanol, Tall Oil.

Lycera Corporation
API development, Phase 1/2
Process Development
Raw materials suppliers
Custom synthesis, cGMP API

Veloxis Pharmaceuticals
Large scale API (GMP), fermentation, potent compounds, analytical, late phase development

Gilead Sciences
Fluorination process R&D, raws and intermediates, and small-molecule process R&D

Melinta Therapeutics
API Development and Raw Materials

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Refreshments & Snacks in Exhibit Halls
Track A Track B Track C

3:45 - 4:30 Panel Discussion
How Secure is the Starting Materials Supply Chain?
Panelists TBA

3:45 - 4:30 Panel Discussion
Speculating on Consolidation in the CRO/CMO Space: What Future Types of Acquisitions Are Likely
Panelists TBA

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Refreshments & Snacks in the Exhibit Halls
5:15pm - 8:30pm
Annual Beach Party, BBQ, Open Bar
8:30pm - 11:00pm
After Hours Socializing at the Lobby Bar

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - Day 3

7:30am - 6:00pm
Exhibit Halls Open
7:30am - 10:00am
Full Hot & Cold Breakfast in Exhibit Halls
7:00am - 5:00pm
16 Private Meeting Rooms Open (Use online portal to set up meetings)
9:00am - 5:00pm
Exhibitor Presentations Track C
Track A Track B Track C

9:00 - 9:45 Panel Discussion
Biotech Small Molecule Outsourcing: We Need Everything
Panelists TBA

9:00 - 9:45 Panel Discussion
What Is New in HPAPI?
Panelists TBA

9:00 - 9:45
Exhibitor Talks
TBA

9:45am – 11:00am
Networking & Snacks in Exhibit Halls
Track A Track B Track C

11:00 - 11:45 Panel Discussion
Catalytic Screening & Crystallization Technologies
Panelists TBA

11:00 - 11:45 Panel Discussion
Current Topics in Analytic Technologies & Process R&D Equipment
Panelists TBA

11:00 - 11:45
Exhibitor Talks
TBA

11:45am – 12:30pm
Networking & Snacks in Exhibit Halls
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Luncheon in Main Restaurant
Track A Track B Track C

1:45 - 2:30 Panel Discussion
Outsourcing of Batch Release & Stability Testing
Panelists TBA

1:45 - 2:30 Panel Discussion
Challenges in Scaling Up Complex, Multi-Step Chemistries
Panelists TBA

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Networking & Snacks in Exhibit Halls
4:00pm
Event Concludes

See you September 15-18, 2018 Here at Ocean Place Resort!