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DME Addresses Industry Challenges at INTERPHEX 2018

DME Addresses Industry Challenges at INTERPHEX 2018

 

 

 

 

New Challenges Require a Different Mindset

DME has put together three informative and relevant sessions as we present at our 3rd Annual Facility Focus program at INTERPHEX 2018, April 17-19 at the Javits Center in NYC.

From it’s beginning, Facility Focus was designed to create a dialog within the industry regarding how we are going to meet the new challenges for practical facility designs.  Session 1 and 2 have been built around data received from our industry wide surveys.  The third session will include a live audience poll to benchmark best practices in our industry.

Session 1: Flexibility by Design: GMP Manufacturing for the Diverse Product Portfolio* will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 10:30-11:30 at Stage 1.  David Marks, President of DME, will be the moderator.  Panelists include:

  • Leo Kreig, Leader, Astra Zeneca
  • Daniel Rudolph, PhD, Principal Engineer, Manufacturing Sciences and Technology, Emergent BioSolutions
  • Sean Illig, Director, Process Gechnology, Vaccines Industrial Affairs, sanofi pasteur

Session 2: Restricted Access Barriers: Best Industry Practices for Retrofitting a Legacy Filling Line with RABS Barrier* will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 1:00-2:00 PM at Stage 1. Hite Baker, Principal Process Engineer at DME, will be the moderator.  Panelists include:

  • John Erdner, VP, Liquid Fill
  • Les Edwards, VP, Technology & Business Development, SKAN US, Inc.
  • Massimiliano Cesarini, Global Sales Manager, Comecer, Inc.
  • Steve Nole, VP of Operations, Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing
  • Alexander Haig, Director, Engineering, Catalent, Inc.

Session 3: Central Utilities for GMP Manufacturing: A Practical Dialog on Cost and Reliability* will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2:15-3:15 PM at Stage 1.  Craig Dunham, Senior Mechanical Engineer at DME will be the moderator.  Panelists include:

  • Bonnie Smelser, Biopharmaceutical Consultant
  • Alexander Haig, Director, Engineering, Catalent, Inc.
  • Mike Molloy, P.E., Principal & Owner, MJM Process, LLC
  • Ed Caulkins, P.E., Director of Facilities Engineering, DME

*Click on session titles for complete information

Also, please be sure to visit DME at Booth 1666.


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