BioProcess Theater, Day 2

10:00 AM–4:10 PM Jun 5, 2019

BioProcess Theater: Booth #3211


Since 2008, the BPI Theater, a live, interactive amphitheater located at the heart of the BioProcess Zone (booth #3211), provides biopharmaceutical professionals with a dedicated destination to meet, network, listen and learn about the latest scientific, technology, business, and financial trends impacting biopharmaceutical research, development, and manufacturing.

In 2019, this live, three-day, complimentary event consists of targeted panel discussions and individual presentations focusing on:
Emerging Therapies: Cell & Gene Therapies, Viral Vectors/Vaccines, Manufacturing Strategies for Therapeutic Modalities, Capacity Challenges & Opportunities
Emerging Techniques & Technologies: Drug Product Supply Challenges, Speed to Market, Capacity vs. Cost, SUS vs, Stainless, Analytics & Formulation, Single-Use Bioprocessing
*Open to all attendees

Wednesday June 5

BioProcess Insider Daily
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Kicking off the BPI Theater on both Tuesday and Wednesday mornings are face to face interviews conducted by Dan Stanton, veteran industry journalist and editor of BioProcess Insider

10:00 am - 10:15 am: Patrick Lucy, CBO, Pfenex, Inc.

10:15 am - 10:30 am: Stéphane Varray, Commercial Development for Midscale, Lonza Pharma and Biotech

10:30 am - 10:45 am: Tom Cartwright, Partner, Morgan Lewis

10:45 am - 11:00 am: Tracy L. Kinjerski, VP of Business Operations, Avid Bioservices

A Road Map to Licensure of MAb Manufacturing - Implementing Multicolumn Capture Chromatography
11:00 am - 11:20 am
Speaker: Lilong Huang, Principal Engineer, Manufacturing Operations, Emergent BioSolutions

Qualification of Single Use Sensors for Batch and Continuous Processes
11:20 am – 11:40 am
Speaker: Jim Furey, General Manager, PendoTECH

Presentation Title TBA Cell Line Development Strategies for Difficult to Express Proteins
11:40 am – 12:00 pm

Presenter: Steven Hager, Ph.D., Sr. Director, Technical Support, Catalent Biologics

Strategies for Implementing New Technologies in an Outsourcing Environment
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Chair: Tom Ransohoff, Managing Director, BioProcess Technology Group, BDO USA


Jesse McCool, CTO, Cytovance
Jésus Zurdo, SVP, Process Sciences, Rentschler
Dr. Andy Topping, CSO, FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies

Next Generation Manufacturing for Bio-Pharmaceuticals
12:45 pm - 1:05 pm

Speaker: Dr. Thomas Page, Vice President, Engineering and Asset Development, FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies

Quality Considerations Manufacturing for Bio-Pharmaceuticals
1:05 pm - 1:25 pm
Speaker: Ray Marzouk, Vice President, Quality, Avid Bioservices

Blockbuster 2.0 - who's ready?
1:25 pm – 1:45 pm
Speaker: Charles Christy, Director, Commercial Development, Ibex Solutions, Lonza Pharma and Biotech


Capacity Challenge: How Single-Use is Feeding the Demand for Commercial Biologics Manufacturing
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm
Chair: Dan Stanton, BioProcess Insider


John Godshalk, Senior Consultant, Biologics Consulting
Steven Hager, Ph.D., Sr. Director, Technical Support, Catalent Biologics
Gene Yoshioka, Sr. Director, Manufacturing, AVID Bioservices

Your Success to IND & BLA, Faster and Better
2:30 pm – 2:50 pm

Speaker: Eun Young Yang, Executive Director, Head of CDO Business Team, Samsung Biologics

China BioPharma - Increasing In-Bound and Out-Bound Investments
2:50 pm - 3:10 pm
Speaker: Eric Langer, President, BioPlan Associates

Presentation Title TBA

3:10 pm – 3:30 pm

Speaker: Letian Kuai Ph.D. Senior Director, Head of Biology and Informatics, WuXi AppTec

Breaking Through the Noise - An Approach to Differentiating Your Business

3:30 pm – 3:50 pm

Speaker: Kiran Chin, CEO, MKA Insights

Presentation TBA

3:50 pm - 4:10 pm

Session ID: 553320