This forum will bring together final fill process experts to exchange around final fill strategies and challenges.
During this event, you will have the opportunity to share experiences, review trends, discuss challenges and design considerations, and review best practices in final fill applications.
|9:30 - 10:15||Registration|
|10:15 - 10:30||Welcome|
|Simone Biel, Merck|
|10:30 - 10:45||Introduction by Chairmen|
|Frank Boettger, Vetter-Pharma|
|Randy Wilkins, Merck|
|10:45 - 11:30||Quality requirements for single use systems and filters for the pharmaceutical industry|
|Sarra Daoudi, GSK|
|Fatima Ghaddih, GSK|
|11:30 - 12:15||Microbiological filter validation - Lab scale versus routine challenges|
|Matthias Schaar, Novartis|
|12:15 - 13:45||Lunch and networking|
|13:45 - 14:30||Challenges related to filtration of biopharmaceutical products|
|Hanns-Christian Mahler, Lonza|
|14:30 - 15:15||Best practice in final fill applications|
|Thomas Rätz, Roche|
|15:15 - 16:00||Break and networking session|
|16:00 - 16:45||Final fill single use technology (SUT) - The Journey|
|Stephen Hughes, BP|
|Simon Veysey, BPL|
|16:45 - 17:30||Panel discussion|
|Speakers and Chairmen|
|17:30 - 18.00||Closing|
|18.00 - 20:00||Cocktails and appetizers|
The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the US and Canada.
*Agenda subject to change. Attendance of the Final Fill Summit meeting is limited and available to pharma/biopharma manufacturers and academics only. The offer does not extend to any company that provides products or services to the pharma/biopharma industries. Merck reserves the right to revoke or refuse participation at any time. Attendance is free, though registration is required. Lunch, coffee breaks, cocktails and appetizers are provided courtesy of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Travel costs and hotel accommodation are at the expense of the attendees.