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2019 BioManu

BioManufacturing

Sep 03 - Sep 04, 2019
Munich, Germany

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Overview

Dear Colleagues,

We are proud to present the inaugural conference 2019 PDA Europe BioManufacturing, 3-4 September 2019 in Munich/Germany.

Over the past 40 years, biopharmaceutical products have become increasingly important medicinal tools for human and animal healthcare. Recognizing the critical role that manufacturing plays in enabling pharmaceutical innovation and the important synergies connecting different product platforms, PDA Europe will be introducing its inaugural Bio-Manufacturing Conference in Munich/Germany. The conference will provide a forum to present innovative approaches and discuss hot topics related to product, process and analytics spanning a variety of biopharmaceutical product classes.

Experts from industry, academia and regulatory agencies are warmly welcomed to attend this unique event and join the exchange and the abundant networking opportunities. On behalf of PDA Europe and the Scientific Program Planning Committee, we look forward to welcoming you to the beautiful city of Munich!

Sincerely,
The Chairs,

Cristiana Campa, PhD,
GSK Vaccines

Michael De Felippis, PhD,
Eli Lilly & Co

Agenda

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Tuesday, 3 September 2019

    9:00 – 9:10
    Welcome and Introduction
    Kerstin Wilken, PDA Europe
    Cristiana Campa, GSK Vaccines,Conference Chair
    Michael de Felippis, Eli Lilly, Conference Chair

    9:20 - 11:00
    Opening Plenary: Updates in Biomanufacturing
    Moderator: Cristiana Campa, GSK Vaccines

    9:20 - 9:50
    Reinventing Biopharma through Digital and Analytics
    Alvaro Carpintero, McKinsey& Company

    9:50 - 10:30
    Regulatory Perspectives on Accelerated Access and a Summary of the EMA/FDA 2018 Workshop on Support to Quality Development in Early Access Approaches
    Mats Welin, Medical Products Agency Sweden
    European Medicines Agency, Speaker invited

    10:30 - 11:00
    Q&A, Discussion

    11:00 - 11:30
    Coffee Break, Poster Session & Exhibition

    Transition to Two Parallel Tracks

    11:30 - 13:00
    Session 1A: Accelerated Access
    Moderator: Martijn van der Plas, Dutch Medicine Evaluation Board

    11:30 - 11:55
    Challenges for Registration and Opportunities to Increase Alignment of Requirements in Emerging Countries
    MSD, speaker invited

    11:55 - 12:20
    CMC Criteria for Accelerated Access of Vaccines, Strategies to Support Evolving Specifications Setting
    GSK Vaccines, speaker invited

    12:20 - 13:00
    Q&A, Discussion

    Session 1B: Considerations on Facility Design
    Moderator: Elisabeth Vachette, Sartorius Stedim

    11:30 - 11:55
    The Right Facility Setup Consideration
    NNE, speaker invited

    11:55 - 12:20
    Engineering and Facility Design Challenges in Novel Therapeutic Vaccines and New Generation Biologics
    DPS Group, speaker invited

    12:20 - 12:45
    Case Study: Introduction of a New Highly Potent Biopharmaceutical Product into an Existing Facility
    Minapharm, speaker invited

    12:45 - 13:00
    Q&A, Discussion

    13:00 - 14:00
    Lunch Break, Poster Session & Exhibition

    Transition to Three Parallel Tracks

    14:00 - 15:45
    Session 2A: Continuous Manufacturing and ICH Q13
    Moderator: Steffen Gross, Paul-Ehrlich-Institut

    14:00 - 14:25
    ICH Q13 Continuous Manufacturing of Drug Substances and Drug Products – Where Are We with This Guidance?
    MSD, speaker invited

    14:25 - 14:50
    A Regulatory Perspective Continuous Manufacturing of MAbs
    US FDA, speaker invited

    14:50 - 15:15
    Continuous Downstream Processing: Comparability and Regulatory Risks
    Bayer, speaker invited

    15:15 - 15:45
    Q&A, Discussion

    14:00 - 15:45
    Session 2B: New Modalities & Novel Vaccines
    Moderator: Arne von Bonin, Vaxxilon

    14:00 - 14:25
    Challenges in the Development of Biologics - A Regulator's Perspective
    Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety, speaker invited

    14:25 - 14:50
    The Manufacture of New Modalities
    LONZA, speaker invited

    14:50 - 15:15
    Fighting Pathogens and Toxins with Human and Human-like Recombinant Antibodies
    Technical University Braunschweig, speaker invited

    15:15 - 15:45
    Q&A, Discussion

    14:00 - 15:45
    Session 2C: Approaches to Microbial Control and Sterilization Methods
    Moderator: Walid El-Azab, Steris

    14:00 - 14:25
    Advancing QC Microbiology Modernization Through Cross-industry Collaboration
    GSK, speaker invited

    14:25 - 15:15
    How to make the Optimal Choice for the Final Sterilization of Pharmaceutical Products
    Sterigenics, speaker invited

    15:15 - 15:45
    Q&A, Discussion

    15:45 - 16:15
    Coffee Break, Poster Session & Exhibition

    Parallel Tracks

    16:15 - 18:00
    Session 3A: Quality by Design Enabled Control Strategy
    Moderator: Michael De Felippis, Eli Lilly

    16:15 - 16:40
    Engineering-Driven Application of Quality by Design to the GMMA Platform: Enabling the Production of Affordable and Effective Vaccines for Low- and Middle-Income Countries
    Imperial College London, speaker invited

    16:40 - 17:05
    Phase Appropriate and Risk-based Design of a Bioburden and Sterilization Control Strategy for New Vaccines Candidates
    GSK Vaccines, speaker invited

    17:05 - 17:30
    Regulatory Perspective on Control Strategies
    Martijn van der Plas, Dutch Medicines Evaluation Board

    17:30 - 18:00
    Q&A, Discussion

    16:15 - 18:00
    Session 3B: From the Drug Substance to the Finished Product
    Moderator: Susanne Joerg, LONZA

    16:15 - 16:40
    The "Fate of Leachables" in Biopharmaceutical Downstream Processes
    Sartorius, speaker invited

    16:40 - 17:30
    Degradation of Excipients in Formulations
    LONZA, speaker invited

    17:30 - 18:00
    Q&A, Discussion

    16:15 - 18:00
    Session 3C: Advancements in Test Methods
    Moderator: Félix Montero-Julian, BioMérieux

    16:15 - 16:40
    A Regulatory Perspective on Alternative Test Methods
    European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines, speaker invited

    16:40 - 17:05
    Development of Innovative and More Precise Methods for Replacement of In Vivo Release Tests of Authorized Vaccines in The IMI VAC2VAC Project
    Dutch Medicines Evaluation Board, speaker invited

    17:05 - 17:30
    Applying a Next Generation Sequencing Workflow to Accelerate Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Processes and Improve Safety
    Genedata, speaker invited

    17:30 -18:00
    Q&A, Discussion

    18:00
    End of Day 1 and Networking Event

  • Wednesday, 4 September 2019

    9:00 - 10:30
    Session 4A: ICH Q12 Guideline
    Moderator: Florence Wauters, MSD

    9:00 - 9:25
    An Update on ICH Q12
    Nanna Kruse, Danish Medicines Agency

    9:25 - 9:50
    ICH Q12 Implementation from an Industry Perspective with a Focus on Established Conditions
    GSK Vaccines, speaker invited

    9:50 - 10:15
    Post Approval Changes in Biologics Manufacturing - a Practical Assessment from a Supplier's Perspective
    Merck KGaA, speaker invited

    10:15 -10:30
    Q&A, Discussion

    9:00 - 10:30
    Session 4B: Automation & Digitalization
    Moderator: Falk Klar, PDA Europe

    9:00 - 9:25
    Digital Twin of a Vaccine Process
    GSK Vaccines, speaker invited

    9:25 - 10:15
    Presentations around topics such as

    • Novel technologies to digitalize the interface between patients and the drug product
    • Automation and digitalization of the manufacturing process
    • Big Data and Data Management

    10:15 -10:30
    Q&A, Discussion

    9:00 - 9:30
    Session 4C: Breakout Session
    Interest Group Meeting Filtration
    open to all
    Moderators:
    Sebastian Teitz, Asahi Kasei
    Michiel RookGlobal Consept

    Take advantage of the open forum design approach offered by this focused Interest Group meeting. Hear presentations from leading experts and interact and discuss your experiences with colleagues in an open atmosphere.

    Share your opinion and enlarge your knowledge interactive discussion rounds. Receive the latest information about activities of the Interest Group Filtration and Virus Safety.

    Alternative Approaches to Segregation in Facility Design and Operation
    MSD, speaker invited

    10:30 - 11:00
    Coffee Break, Poster Session & Exhibition

    11:00 - 12:30
    Session 5A: Development and Validation of Analytical Methods ICH Q2/Q14
    Moderator: Michael De Felippis, Eli Lilly

    11:00 - 11:30
    Revision of ICH Q2(R1) and new ICH Q14 guidance - Opportunities for The Life Cycle Management of Analytical Procedures
    Roche, speaker invited

    11:30 -12:00
    Replacing in Vivo Potency Test With In Vitro Assay: Challenges and Expectations
    GSK Vaccines, speaker invited

    12:00 -12:30
    Q&A, Discussion

    11:00 - 12:30
    Session 5B: Water for Injection: Implementation of the New Guideline
    Moderator: Kerstin Wilken, PDA Europe

    11:00 - 11:30
    WFI Using Membrane Technology - First Impressions after the Regulatory Change
    Merck KGaA, speaker invited

    11:30 -12:00
    Membrane-based ambient WFI for Biomanufacturing: Regulatory Background - Opportunities and Risks
    CRB Group, speaker invited

    12:00 -12:30
    Q&A, Discussion

    11:00 - 12:30
    Session 5C: Practical Approaches to Contamination Control
    Moderator: Walid El-Azab, Steris

    11:00 - 11:30
    Contamination Control Strategy
    VTU Engineering, speaker invited

    11:30 -12:00
    Are You Wearing Too Little or Too Much: Optimizing Gowning Controls for Reduced Bioburden Manufacturing
    MSD, speaker invited

    12:00 -12:30
    Q&A, Discussion

    12:30 - 13:30
    Lunch Break, Poster Session & Exhibition

    Transition to Two Parallel Tracks

    13:30 - 14:40
    Session 6A: Single Use Systems
    Moderator: Elisabeth Vachette, Sartorius Stedim

    13:30 - 13:55
    Reduction of Risks from Particulate Matter in Single-Use Systems
    Sartorius Stedim, speaker invited

    13:55 - 14:20
    Development of a Scalable Adenovirus-Based Rabies Vaccine Based on Single Use Technologies
    Merck KGaA, speaker invited

    14:20 - 14:40
    Q&A, Discussion

    13:30 - 14:40
    Session 6B: Comparability
    Moderator: Cristiana Campa, , GSK Vaccines

    13:30 - 13:55
    FDA's Totality of Evidence for Risk-Based Comparability Protocols Over Lifecycle and for Similarity Assessments
    4TuneEngineering, speaker invited

    13:55 - 14:20
    Comparability Risk Assessment
    UCB, speaker invited

    14:20 - 14:40
    Q&A, Discussion

    14:40 - 15:10
    Coffee Break, Poster Session & Exhibition

    15:10 - 16:30
    Closing Plenary: Panel Discussion with European Regulatory Representatives
    European Medicines Agency, speaker invited

    15:10 - 16:20
    Short Introduction to the EMA 2025 Regulatory Science Strategy

    Panel discussion including relevant topics such as

    • Post Approval Changes
    • Revision of ICH Q2(R1) and new ICH Q14 guidance
    • PUPSIT
    • Comparability
    • Lifecycle Management
    • Regulatory Guidance for New Modalities
    • Accelerated Access
    • Alternatives to Animal Testing
    • And Many More Hot Topics from the Conference

    Danish Medicines Agency, invited
    Medical Products Agency Sweden, invited
    Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, invited
    European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines, invited
    Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety, invited
    Dutch Medicines Evaluation Board, invited
    Michael De Felippis, Eli Lilly
    Cristiana Campa, GSK Vaccines

    16:20 - 16:30
    Conference Summary & Conclusions
    Cristiana Campa, Chair, GSK Vaccines
    Michael De Felippis, Chair, Eli Lilly

    16:30
    Closing Remarks & End of Conference & Farewell
    Kerstin Wilken, PDA Europe

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Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel

Arabellastrasse 5
Munich, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)89 92320

Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel
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    The elegant 4-star Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel offers a soundproof accommodation in a residential area of Munich. Featuring chic architecture, the hotel was renovated in 2007. The property is located in Bogenhausen district, 3.5 km from Marienplatz. The city center lies within 4 km from the venue.

    A spectacular view over the countryside welcomes guests to club superior king suite, junior king suite and executive flat with modern-style décor. The property boasts views of Alps from its rooms. Room facilities also include a microwave, an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers for self-catering. The property is in a 5-minute walking distance from Richard-Strauss-Straße subway station. It will take 35 minutes to get to Franz Josef Strauss airport by car.

    PDA Europe has reserved a limited number of rooms until the 15th June 2019.
    Book Your Room for the PDA Group Rate.

    Single Room € 169 per night* 
    Double Room € 194 per night*

    *Rates are per room and night, including the following services and benefits free of charge:

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    • Wireless Internet Connection (WI-FI)
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Nearest Airport: Munich Airport - MUC
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21.7 mi (35 km), 29 min by car. Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel is located at ArabellaStrasse 5, Munich 81925 Germany.

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Bus service fee: 10.5 EUR (one way).

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