Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM EST
The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center
1 Liberty Blvd
Malvern, PA 19355
Why has single use technology (SUT) become a key tool for both development and commercial production operations over the last decade? How can you take advantage of SUT's capabilities and avoid the difficulties? This talk provides advice on how to design, implement, and manage SUT, and insights on how industry collaborations have contributed to the rise of SUT in biopharmaceutical manufacturing.
7:30-8:30 - Registration & Breakfast
8:30-10:00 - SUT Presentation with Q/A
About the Speaker
Mark Petrich is Director - Single Use Systems Engineering at Merck & Co. and serves as second vice chair of the Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA). Mark's team is responsible for developing best practices for deploying single use technologies in vaccine and biologics manufacturing. His activities in BPSA have included End User Committee chair, initiation of the Sustainability Committee, co-authorship of the BPSA white papers on particles, quality agreement template, and integrity, and participation on the organizing committees for several Summits. Mark has been a panelist and speaker at many industry conferences. He delivered the keynote address at the 2016 BPSA European Summit (Barcelona). BioProcess International selected Mark for their 2016 Industry Champion award.