September 14-17, 2015
Ocean Place Resort & Spa

2014 Agenda

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Monday, September 15, 2014 - Day 1

12:00pm - 11:00pm
Exhibitor Set Up
12:00pm – 8:00pm
Private Meeting Rooms Open (Use online portal to book)
5:00pm – 8:00pm
Reception & Dinner

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - Day 2

7:30am - 10:00am
Full Hot & Cold Breakfast Buffet & REGISTRATION
9:00am - 5:00pm
Exhibitor Presentations Track C
7:00am - 6:00pm
Exhibit Halls Open
7:00am - 6:00pm
Private Meeting Rooms Open (Use online portal to book)
Track A Track B Track C Track D

9:00 - 09:45 Panel Discussion
Starting Materials: A Small and Large-Sized Pharma Regulatory and Manufacturing Challenge
Curtis Cui, Ph.D.
President
Hongene Biotechnology USA, Inc.
James Henshilwood, PhD
Senior Director, API Process Development and Manufacturing
InterMune
Cindy Kerker
President
Pfanstiehl, Inc
Jason Moss, Ph.D.
Director, Radiopharmaceutical Process Development & Manufacturing
Progenics Pharmaceuticals
Winston Wu, Ph.D.
Vice President, Chemical Development
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals

9:00 - 09:45 Panel Discussion
Performance Metrics & Supply Agreements for CRO’s and CMO’s: The Pharma Perspective
Sean Bradley
Director of CMC
OnTarget Laboratories
Rattan Gujadhur, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Strategic Outsourcing
Gilead Sciences
Sriram Naganathan, Ph.D.
Senior Director
Exelixis, Inc.
Vikas Shirsath, Ph.D.
Vice President, Chemistry Operations
Jubilant Chemsys
Richland Tester, Ph.D.
Senior Manager, Chemistry
Celgene Avilomics Research

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

11:00 - 11:45 Stand Alone Talk
Chemistry Outsourcing: A Personal Top Ten Do’s and Don’ts
David Wadsworth, Ph.D.
Small Molecule Research Outsourcing
F Hoffmann-La Roche

11:00 - 11:45 Panel Discussion
Keynote Panel: Trends in Our Evolving Customer and Supplier Businesses
Michael Cannarsa, Ph.D.
Director, Business Development
Almac
Rattan Gujadhur, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Strategic Outsourcing
Gilead Sciences
Aaron Heiss, Ph.D.
Senior Technology Manager
Dr Reddy’s CPS
Greg Reid, Ph.D.
Principal
ChemDev Solutions
Alan Walker, Ph.D.
Vice President, Marketing & Development
Kaneka America’s Holding Inc.
Andrew Warmington, Ph.D.
Editor
Special Chemicals Magazine

11:45am - 12:30pm
Networking & Refreshments in Exhibit Halls
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Luncheon
Track A Track B Track C Track D
2:00 - 2:45
Pharmaceutical Co. Hosted Tables for Informal 3 Minute Speed Networking in Exhibit Halls
Celgene
Merck
Gilead
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
Boehringer Ingelheim
Keryx Pharmaceuticals
Array Biopharma
Amgen, Inc.
2:00 - 2:45
Pharmaceutical Co. Hosted Tables for Informal 3 Minute Speed Networking in Exhibit Halls
Astellas Pharmaceuticals
United Therapeutics
Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
CTI BioPharma
Pfizer
Novartis
AbbVie, Inc
2:00 - 2:10 Exhibitor Showcase
Excipients as APIs: Shifting Paradigms with Respect to Impurity Profiling Requirements
Pfanstiehl Inc.

2:10 - 2:20
Your Specialist for Hazardous Reactions
Dottikon Exclusive Synthesis

2:20 - 2:30
Sygnature Discovery
Intelligent Integrated Drug Discovery

2:30 - 2:40
How to Have a Western CMO with an Asian Cost Base
S.A. Ajinomoto OmniChem N.V.

2:40 - 2:50
Zambon Chemicals – Innovation from tradition – Custom Synthesis Services & Capabilities
Zach System

2:00pm - 3:45pm
Networking Break, Refreshments & Snacks, in Exhibit Halls
Track A Track B Track C Track D

3:45 - 4:30 Panel Discussion
Supplier-Customer Problem Solving in Drug Discovery & Medicinal Chemistry Collaborations
David Bauer, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist/Medicinal Chemistry
Amgen
Susan Billings, Ph.D.
Business Development
AMRI
Paul Clewlow, Ph.D.
Senior VP, Business Development
Sygnature Discovery Ltd
Mick Durrant, Ph.D.
Business Development
Peakdale Molecular Ltd
Ed Olhava, Ph.D.
Director, Preclinical Development
EpiZyme
James Tornos, Ph.D.
Director of Procurement
Pfizer
Jason Zhang, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Acme Bioscience, Inc

3:45 - 4:30 Panel Discussion
How is Supply Chain Quality Being Managed Beyond a Quality Agreement?
Zhengming (Jimmy) Chen, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Shionogi Inc
Kenneth Drew, Ph.D.
Director, US Sales & Business Development
Flamma S.p.A.
Don LaFerle
Senior Vice President, Custom Synthesis and PharmaChemicals
PCAS America, Inc.
Maxwell M. Reeve, Ph.D.
Director Drug Substance Development
Melinta Therapeutics
Ulrich Reichert, Ph.D.
Global Regulatory Management
Merck Millipore
Scott Zook, PhD
Senior Director, Chemical Development
Neurocrine Biosciences

3:45 - 4:15 Stand Alone Talk
Achieving High Quality Assays and Compound Logistics Across Multiple Global CRO Collaborations
Christina Majer
Scientist
Epizyme

4:30pm – 5:45pm
Happy Hour in Exhibit Halls
5:45pm – 9:00pm
Casino Night Party, Dinner, Free Bar, Gaming & Karaoke
9:00pm - ?
After Hours Party on Pool Deck

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - Day 3

7:30am - 6:00pm
Exhibit Halls Open
7:30am - 10:00am
Full Hot & Cold Breakfast Buffet in Exhibit Halls
7:00am - 6:00pm
Private Meeting Rooms Open (Use online portal to book)
Track A Track B Track C Track D

9:00 - 09:45 Panel Discussion
Process Optimization & Scale Up Challenges Vs Human Ingenuity & Technology
Dan Bowles, Ph.D.
Sr. Director of Chemistry
PharmaCore
Joseph D’Antuono, Ph.D.
Key Accoubt Director
Evonik
Geoff Evans
Vice President, Business Operations
Alphora Research Inc.
Glenn Killingworth
VP Business Development
PCI Synthesis
Stuart Levy, Ph.D.
Principal
SGL Chemistry Consulting
Andrew Thompson, Ph.D.
President
J-Star Research
Bhaskar Venepalli, Ph.D., MBA
President
CiVentiChem

9:00 - 09:45 Panel Discussion
Solid State Chemistry, Co-Crystallization & Polymorphisms
Steve Baric
Director, North America
APC, Ltd
Shawn C. Comella
CEO
Triclinic Labs, Inc
Ray Forslund, Ph.D.
Senior Manager of Operations
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
Rolf Hilfiker, Ph.D.
VP, Solid State Development
Solvias AG
Mahmoud Mirmehrabi, Ph.D.
Director, API Crystallization Engineering and Solid Form Screening
Solid State Pharma Inc. (SSPI)
Stephen Watt
CEO
Solid Form Solutions

9:45 – 12:30
Networking, Refreshments & Snacks in Exhibit Halls
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Luncheon
Track A Track B Track C Track D

2:00 - 2:30 Stand Alone Talk
Tech Transfer by Design during Complex Manufacturing Processes
Chandrakanth Chereddi
Vice President & Head, Synthesis Division
Laurus Labs

2:00 - 2:30 Stand Alone Talk
Silicon-Based Reductions: Selective Reductions in Organic Synthesis
Jerry Larson, Ph.D.
Senior Research Fellow
Gelest

2:00 - 2:30 Stand Alone Talk
Regulatory Update on Global Requirements for Elemental Impurities
Ulrich Reichert, Ph.D.
Global Regulatory Management
Merck Millipore

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Networking, Refreshments & Snacks in Exhibit Halls
Track A Track B Track C Track D

4:00 - 4:45 Panel Discussion
Trends in Sourcing API in Phase II to Facilitate Commercial Manufacturing
Vince Ammoscato
Vice President, Operations
Ash Stevens
Murali Apparaju
Business Development
Laurus Labs
Geoff Evans
Vice President, Business Operations
Alphora Research Inc.
Jason Moss, Ph.D.
Director, Radiopharmaceutical Process Development & Manufacturing
Progenics Pharmaceuticals
Paula Weissberger
Senior Director Business Development
Novasep

4:00 - 4:45 Panel Discussion
Advice for New Managers Sourcing Chemistry & Related Scientific Materials & Services
Matthew Hanson
Global Market Segment Manager
SAFC
Hans Hiller, Ph.D.
Managing Director
Central Glass Germany
Yong-Jae Kim, Ph.D.
Research Operations Senior Manager
Amgen
David Perry, Ph.D.
Associate Research Fellow, ERS
Pfizer
Jeff Samuel
Senior Business Development Manager
Regis Technologies
James Schwindeman, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President
Rohner

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

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - Day 4

7:30am - 9:30am
Full Hot & Cold Buffet Breakfast In Exhibit Halls
7:30am – 12:30pm
Networking, Refreshments & Snacks in Exhibit Halls
7:00am - 12:30pm
Private Meeting Rooms Open (Use online portal to book)
Track A Track B Track C Track D

9:30 - 10:00 Stand Alone Talk
ADC Payloads
Donald C. Mammato, PhD
Vice President Business Development
Novasep Synthesis

9:30 - 10:00 Stand Alone Talk
Outsourcing for a Global Market
Mark Herbert
Director, Business Development, West Coast - North America
STA, WuXi AppTec’s API Development and Manufacturing Division

7:30am - 12:30pm
Networking
12:30
Event Concludes

See you in 2015!