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2016 Pre-Filled Syringes Forum

Strategic Development, Safety & Regulatory Compliance, and Commercialization of Pre Filled Syringes

April 4-5, 2016, Racquet Club of Philadelphia, PA

Pharma Ed Resources, an industry leader since 2004 in delivering market-driven research on pre-filled syringes, is proud to announce its 2016 Pre-Filled Syringes Forum. With the global market for PFS expected to top $6.5 billion dollars by 2020, the biopharmaceutical industry is looking for next generation materials, technologies and production strategies to streamline commercialization and to adapt quickly to a changing regulatory environment. That is why you cannot afford to miss this intensive two-day training event. Pharma Ed brings together top researchers and innovators to share best practices and the latest science, enabling you to maximize your organization's leverage in this dynamic and growing market.

Featuring Representation From:

  • Pfizer
  • AbbVie
  • Lilly
  • Sanofi Pasteur
  • BioNTech
  • Terumo
  • Bosch Inspection
  • Ypsomed AG
  • West
  • Zeon Chemicals
  • Datwyler
  • ICP Consulting
  • Daikyo Crystal Zenith
  • Material Needs Consulting
  • Eakins & Associates
  • Schott Pharmaceutical Packaging
  • RapID

Featuring Comprehensive Coverage On:

  • A PFS Case Study: FDA Warning Letter for a Combination Product
  • Key Factors in Combination Product Development: Regulatory Hurdles in Receiving PFS and Pen Approvals for Human Factors Studies
  • Next Generation Materials & Design of Pre-Filled Syringes
  • Finite Element Analysis Modeling Applications to PFS and Autoinjector System Design
  • Improving Quality and Cost Control Through Fully Automated Manufacturing of Customized Disposable Pen and Autoinjector Devices
  • Fully Automated, Semi-Automated, and Manuel Inspection Technologies for Safety and Quality in PFS Manufacturing
  • Update on USP's General Chapters Revisions on Packaging Components for Pre-filled Syringes
  • A Complete E&L Qualification Case Study of New Label on Plastic PFS
  • Managing the Materials used to Construct Pre-Filled Syringes: Selection and Supply Chain Control
  • Overcoming Complex Requirements for Biologic Drug Delivery
  • And Much More!

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Extractables, Leachables, & Elemental Impurities

April 18-19th, 2016, Sheraton La Jolla, California

Attention to leachables, extractables, and elemental impurities has increased due to the recent revisions of USP and ICH guidelines. This two-day conference will examine the safety, quality, and regulatory issues involved in a wide array of contexts central to the pharmaceutical industry, including drug packaging and delivery components, single-use systems, parenteral drug products, and infusion pump systems. We will hear from key industry working groups such as PQRI and BPOG. In addition, we will focus closely on the keys to satisfying recent ICH and USP guidelines for metal impurities in current and future drug products and biologics.

Featuring Comprehensive Coverage On:

  • Updates & Case Studies on the Latest Compliance Implications of USP and ICH Guidelines for Elemental Impurities
  • Development and Justification of a Risk Evaluation Matrix to Guide Testing Necessary to Select and Qualify Plastic Components used in Production Systems for Pharmaceutical
  • Systematic Extractable Risk Assessment of Polymeric Product Contact Materials in the Manufacturing and Packaging of Biologics
  • Materials Characterization and Extractables and Leachables: Designing and Executing Studies
  • Safety Assessment of Leachables
  • Managing the Risks of Leachables from Single-Use Processing Equipment
  • Extractables & Leachables Considerations in the Qualification and Validation of Single-Use Systems
  • An Approach for E&L Evaluations of High Risk Infusion Devices
  • Practical Approaches for Extractables/Leachables Study and Toxicological Assessment for Printing Inks for Large Volume Parenteral Drug Products
  • And Much More!

Upcoming Events

Cleaning Validation 2016- May 23-24, 2016

Racquet Club, Philadelphia

Process Validation 2016- June 27-28, 2016

Racquet Club, Philadelphia

Transdermal Drug Delivery 2016- September 12-13, 2016

Racquet Club, Philadelphia

Extractables and Leachables 2016- October 24-25, 2016

Racquet Club, Philadelphia

Why PharmaEd?

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Our team has over four decades of combined experience producing conferences and delivering real value to the pharma industry.

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Pharma Ed has collaborated with over 250 companies and organizations to produce some of the most informative meetings in the industry.

Our Mission

To deliver the most current, market-driven information to meet your research, product development, regulatory, quality assurance, and technical needs.

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Cutting-edge knowledge drawn from top pharmaceutical, biotech, and academic experts.

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