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2013 Agenda (2014 Agenda Coming in Will Be Finalized in June)

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Monday, September 16, 2013 - Day 1

12:00pm - 11:00pm
Exhibitor Set Up
12:00pm – 8:00pm
Private Meeting Rooms Open
5:00pm – 8:00pm
Reception & Dinner

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - Day 2

7:30am - 10:00am
Breakfast & Registration
9:00am - 5:00pm
Exhibitor Presentations Track C
7:30am - 6:00pm
Exhibit Halls Open
7:00am - 6:00pm
Private Meeting Rooms Open
Track A Track B Track C Track D

9:00 - 09:45
Biotech & Emerging Co. Chemistry Outsourcing: Effectively Working with CRO’s & CMO’s
Cheryl D. Garr, Ph.D.
Director of Business Development
PharmaCore, Inc.
Vincent J. Kalish, Ph.D.
SVP, Chemistry and Pre-Clinical Development
Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals
Stuart Levy, Ph.D.
Principal
SGL Chemistry Consulting
Robert J. Mills, Ph.D.
VP, CMC Human Therapeutics
Intrexon Corporation
Jeff Saunders, Ph.D.
Vice President, Small Molecule Drug Design
Ember Therapeutics
Richland Tester, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist
Celgene Avilomics Research

9:00 - 09:45
Advice for New Pharma Chemistry Outsourcing & Procurement Managers
James P. Davidson, PhD
Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls
Ardelyx Inc.
Garrett Dilley, PhD
Senior Director, Business Development
Johnson Matthey Pharma Services
James Henshilwood, PhD
Senior Director, API Process Development and Manufacturing
InterMune
Chuk Man
Senior Scientist, External Collaborations Manager
Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
Maxwell M. Reeve, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Chemistry Manufacturing Management
Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Christelle Renou
Medicinal Chemistry Outsourcing Manager
Millennium Pharmaceuticals

9:45am - 11:00am
Networking
Track A Track B Track C Track D

11:00 - 11:45
Pharma - CRO Risk-Sharing Partnerships: A Key to Re-Igniting Drug Discovery?
Paul Clewlow, Ph.D.
Senior VP, Business Development
Sygnature Discovery Ltd
Ian Cottrell, Ph.D.
Director, Discovery & Preclinical Science
Merck & Co.
Robert Foglesong, Ph.D.
Director of Chemistry and Business Development
Scynexis, Inc
Irini Zanze, PhD
Associate Research Fellow
AbbVie, Inc

11:00 - 11:45
China 2015: Supplier Closures & Interruptions to Supply Chain
Jon Brice, Ph.D.
Director, Business Development
Asymchem
Minzhang Chen, PhD
VP of Process R&D and Manufacturing, WuXi AppTec
WuXi AppTec
Curtis Cui, PhD
President
Hongene Biotechnology USA, Inc.
Todd M. Stark, PhD
Principal
Todd Stark LLC
Winston Wu, Ph.D.
Vice President, Chemical Development
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals

11:00 - 11:45
Can You Scale-Up Fluorine Based Compounds Cost and Time Effectively?
Hans Hiller, PhD
Managing Director
Central Glass Germany
Arun Kaura
Sourcing Manager
GlaxoSmithKline
Rene Lemieux, PhD
Associate Director, Medicinal Chemistry
Agios Pharmaceuticals
Jordi Robinson
Global Head, Technical Business Development
Manchester Organics Limited
Chris Teleha, Ph.D.
Scientific Director
Janssen R&D, A Johnson & Johnson Company
Dave Tovell
Director
Manchester Organics Limited

11:45am - 12:30pm
Networking Break
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Luncheon
Track A Track B Track C Track D
2:00 - 2:30
Pharmaceutical Company Hosted Tables for Informal Meetings
United Therapeutics
Array BioPharma
Merck
Gilead Sciences
Blueprint Medicines
Cell Therapeutics
AbbVie
Tarsa Therapeutics
Celgene
Novartis
Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals
2:00 - 2:30
Pharmaceutical Company Hosted Tables for Informal Meetings
Pfizer
Purdue Pharma
Amicus Therapeutics
Amgen, Inc
Roche China
Sanofi-Aventis
Fibrogen
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals
Exelixis, Inc
Intrexon Corp.
2:00 - 2:10
New USP Testing
Pfanstiehl Inc.

2:10 - 2:20
Developing Continuous Processes
AMPAC Fine Chemicals

2:20 - 2:30
Novel Building Blocks to Accelerate Your Drug Discovery
SpiroChem AG

2:30 - 2:40
Your Partner of Choice in High Potency Compounds
Fermion Oy

2:00 - 2:30
Generic Drug User Fee Act (GDUFA) and API Manufacturing/Import
G. Louis Jeyaraj, PhD
Executive Director
SST Corporation
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Networking Break
Track A Track B Track C Track D

3:45 - 4:30
Early API Development through Phase IIb & CMO’s
Katherine Kowalczuk, C.P.M.
Associate Director, Chemical Development Sourcing
Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
Hamilton Lenox
Director of Business Development
Avecia, Inc.
Sriram Naganathan, Ph.D.
Senior Director
Exelixis, Inc.
Greg Reid, PhD
Principal Consultant
ChemDev Solutions
Lisa Schultze, PhD
Director, External Reources
Gilead Sciences

3:45 - 4:30
Evolution in Outsourcing: Collaboration Through Crowdsourcing & Open Innovation
Duncan B. Judd, Ph.D.
Principal
Awridian
Jeff Marra, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
Purdue Pharma LP
James Tornos, Ph.D.
Director Scientific Procurement
Pfizer

4:30pm – 5:15pm
Happy Hour in Exhibit Halls
5:45pm – 8:45pm
Casino Night Party
9:00pm - ?
After Hours Party on Pool Deck

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - Day 3

7:30am - 6:00pm
Exhibit Halls Open
7:00am - 6:00pm
Private Meeting Rooms Open
Track A Track B Track C Track D

9:00 - 09:45
Free Trade Zones and Other Mechanisms Used by Pharma & CMOs to Mitigate Import Taxes
Ellen Crawford
Manager, Chemistry Outsourcing
Novartis
Kenneth Drew, Ph.D.
Director, US Sales & Business Development
Flamma S.p.A.
Shawn Springfield
Senior Sourcing Manager, External Partner Management
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Bhaskar Venepalli, PhD, MBA
President
CiVentiChem

9:00 - 10:00
Quality By Design: Enhanced Submissions
James Bruno, PhD
Contributing Editor
PharmaChem Magazine
Paul Deutsch, PhD
Head, Chemical Process Development (CPD)
UCB Pharma SA
Thomas Eckrich, Ph.D.
Advisor, Small Molecule Design and Development
Eli Lilly & Company
John Lepore, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Chemical Process Commercialization
Merck & Company
Kevin Seibert, Ph.D.
Senior Research Advisor
Eli Lilly & Company

9:45am - 11:00am
Networking
11:00 - 11:45 Plenary
Keynote: The Wall Street View: New Early Stage Biotech Funding & CRO/CMO Recovery
Stefan Loren, Ph.D.
Managing Director
Westwicke Partners
11:45am - 12:30pm
Networking
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Luncheon
Track A Track B Track C Track D

2:00 - 2:45
Drug Discovery & Medicinal Chemistry Outsourcing in USA, Europe, India, China
M. Bhupathy, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Therapeutic Discovery Research Operations
Amgen
Susan B. Billings, PhD
Manager, Business Development
AMRI
Brian Raudenbush
Global Sourcing Manager - Research Services
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Steven Wesolowski, PhD
Director of Chemistry, Neuroscience iMed
AstraZeneca Neuroscience
David Zimmermann, PhD
CEO
Kalexsyn, Inc.

2:00 - 2:45
Taking Advantage of ‘QbD’: Applying the Approach To and Beyond the Quality Aspects
Paul Deutsch, PhD
Head, Chemical Process Development (CPD)
UCB Pharma SA

2:00 - 2:45
Strategic Integration of API and Drug Product Formulation
James Bruno, PhD
Contributing Editor
PharmaChem Magazine
Mike Cannarsa, PhD
Director Business Development
Almac Sciences
Ming Guo, Ph.D.
General Manager
Apeloa Kangyu Pharmaceuticals

2:45pm - 4:00pm
Networking
Track A Track B Track C Track D

4:00 - 4:30
Role of CRO’s in Pharmaceutical Research and Clinical Programs: Similarities and Differences
Jean Kim, PhD
VP, Chemistry
Kadmon

4:00 - 4:45
Phase II-III API Sourcing to Facilitate Commercial Manufacturing
Christopher Claeboe
Program Manager, Fine Chemistry Services
Albemarle Corporation
Niranjan M. Deo, Ph.D.
Director, Business Development and Strategic Marketing
PharmaZell
Tim Maher
Associate Director, Custom API and Intermediate Sourcing
Merck & Co.
Michael Thompson, PhD
Senior Director, Chemical Development
FibroGen, Inc.
Scott Zook, PhD
Senior Director, Chemical Development
Neurocrine Biosciences

4:45pm - 5:30pm
Happy Hour in Exhibit Halls
5:45pm - 9:00pm
Beach Party & BBQ

Thursday, September 19, 2012 - Day 4

7:30am - 9:00am
Breakfast
7:30am – 12:30pm
Exhibit Halls Open
7:30am - 12:30pm
Private Meeting Rooms Open
Track A Track B Track C Track D

9:00 - 09:45
Pharma Selection & Management of CRO’s & CMO’s
To Be Determined
Merck
Cheryl D. Garr, Ph.D.
Director of Business Development
PharmaCore, Inc.
Sriram Naganathan, Ph.D.
Senior Director
Exelixis, Inc.
Brandi Schuster
Editor-in-Chief
CHEManager Europe
Michael Thompson, PhD
Senior Director, Chemical Development
FibroGen, Inc.

9:00 - 09:45
A New, Cloud Based Electronic Lab Notebook to Facilitate Communication with CRO’s
Richland Tester, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist
Celgene Avilomics Research

9:00 - 09:30
China: Sourcing Partnerships
Bing Yu, Ph.D.
General Manager
GLSyntech, LLC

9:45am - 12:30pm
Networking
12:30
Conference Concludes