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2020 ParPack

Interest Group Meeting Packaging Science

Feb 27, 2020
Basel, Switzerland

Process of Packaging Development

  • Interest Group
  • Europe

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Program Highlights
2020 Focus Topic: Process of Packaging Development

Taking the opportunity to meet up in an exclusive environment at the LONZA facility in Basel/Switzerland, our 2020 IG Meeting will focus on the process of packaging development!

Interested in sharing your knowledge and experience with your colleagues? We welcome submissions of Case Studies and relevant work focused on the meeting topic or other relevant topics of current interest to the industry. Please send your proposal no later than 29 November 2019 to the attention of Teresa Schubach.

Overview

Dear Colleagues,

Bringing together a group of packaging experts to share experiences will stimulate fruitful discussions on a number of primary packaging topics.

In addition, hands-on sessions in the Lonza packaging development lab will look at some of the devices used for ensuring packaging integrity and compliance with current regulations.

Please be invited to contribute to this open forum and discuss latest approaches, exchange experiences, and share technology updates on primary packaging challenges. Hear presentations from renowned international experts, interact and discuss your experiences with colleagues in round table discussions and forums during the meeting.

Agenda

  • Thursday, 27 February 2020

    10:00
    Welcome: Opening Remarks & Introductions
    Bettine Boltres, WEST
    Roger Asselta, Genesis Packaging Technology
    Derek Duncan, LIGHTHOUSE
    Susan Dounce, WEST

    Preparing the Development Process of Packaging

    Selection of Packaging Systems and Components

    • How the selection is made: pros and cons of different packaging systems
    • Gathering information

    Quality by Design: A robust packaging development process and associated technical considerations
    Bettine Boltres, WEST

    11:15 - 11:45
    Coffee Break & Exhibition

    Positive Controls and a Discussion on Best Practices


    Technologies in a Process Development Lab: a Case Study


    Q&A, Discussion

    13:00 - 14:00
    Lunch Break & Exhibition

    Site Visit at LONZA Facilities

    Interest group members join a guided tour and take a deeper look into processes at the LONZA facilities in Basel.

    15:00 - 15:30
    Coffee Break & Exhibition

    Closing Plenary: Interactive Session

    Best Practices in Packaging Development

    • CCIT in Annex 1
      • How will requirements change in manufacturing?
      • What data needs to be collected to make good choices in manufacture?

    Conclusion and Farewell

Highlighted Speakers

Roger P. Asselta
Roger P. Asselta
Genesis Packaging Technologies
Bettine Boltres
Bettine Boltres
West Pharmaceutical Services
Derek Duncan
Derek Duncan
LIGHTHOUSE

Additional Information

  • Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

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  • Who Should Attend

    Who Should Attend

    More information coming soon.

  • Accreditation

    Accreditation

    NOTE   Continuing education credits are not available for this event.

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Travel

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Lonza Ltd Drug Product Services

Hochbergerstrasse 60 A
Basel, Switzerland
Phone: +41 61 316 81 11

Lonza Ltd Drug Product Services
  • Accommodations
    Hotels Nearby

    PDA Europe recommends the reservation at one of the following hotels.
    The general terms of business are valid at the event hotels.


    Pullman Basel Europe
    Clarastrasse 43
    4058 Basel
    Switzerland
    Tel: +41616908080

    The Pullman Basel Europe is a vibrant and outstanding upscale hotel within walking distance of the old town, the Rhine river and only 200 m from the Congress Center Basel (Messe). Apart from the fashionable and luxuriously appointed rooms, the modern Fit Lounge and a charming bistro with regional cuisine, it also boasts a green inner courtyard to relax.

    The Basel SBB Train Station is 2 km away and there is parking space available for free for guests. Guests benefit from free access to public transport in Basel with the complimentary Basel Card.

    PDA Europe has reserved a limited number of rooms until the 06th January 2020

    • Single Superior Room CHF 220 per night*
    • Double Superior Room CHF 240 per night*

    You can book your Hotel Accomodation here!

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

    • Buffet Breakfast in the restaurant
    • Wireless Internet Connection (WI-FI)
    • VAT, Taxes and Service Charge will apply

    Swissôtel Basel
    Messeplatz 25
    4005 Basel
    Switzerland
    Telephone : +41 61 555 3333
    [email protected]

    The Swissôtel Basel (4**** superior) offers elegant guest rooms and real Swiss hospitality for an authentic Alpine experience. The rooms boast hand-picked, unique furnishings and calming tones with splashes of vibrant yellow. In-room technology, WiFi, workspaces and entertainment centres are complemented with Italian coffee machines and quality en-suite amenities to help you get the most out of your stay.

    It is centrally located directly connected with the Congress Center Basel (Messe) and within walking distance of the old town, the Rhine River and numerous sight-seeing spots.

    The Basel SBB Train Station is 2 km away and there is parking space available for free for guests. Guests benefit from free access to public transport in Basel with the complimentary Basel Card.

    PDA Europe has reserved a limited number of rooms until the 06th January 2020

    • Single Superior Room CHF 255 per night*
    • Double Superior Room CHF 285 per night*

    You can book your Hotel Accomodation here!

    *Rates are per room and night, including the following services and benefits:
    • Buffet Breakfast in the restaurant
    • Wireless Internet Connection (WI-FI)
    • VAT, Taxes and Service Charge will apply
  • Amenities

How to Get Here

By Air

10 minutes by taxi from Basel Euro Airport
90 minutes by train from Zurich International Airport

By Car

Take the motorway exit Basel-Kleinhüningen / Weil am Rhein. Continue onto Schwarzwaldallee (170m). Continue onto Hochbergerstrasse. After 650m you have reached Lonza DPS. Parking is available at the Stücki business park. Drive up the ramp next to the gas station. Additional parking spaces behind the building, up the ramp and down again.

Other Options

By Train
15 minutes by taxi from Basel SBB train station
5 minutes by taxi from Basel Badischer Bahnhof

By Public Transportation
Coming with the public transportation, the bus stop “Hochbergerstrasse” of the no 36 and the tram stops “Wiesenplatz” and “Kleinhüningen” of the no 8 are within walking distance.

Taxi
Taxi-Zentrale Ag Basel
Tel +41 61 222 22 22
www.taxi-zentrale.ch

Directions

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