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November 6, 2017 in Vienna, Austria

Join us and your peers for the Final Fill Summit meeting, an exchange of best practices, trends, challenges, and case studies.

Monday November 6, 2017 in Vienna, the day prior to the PDA Pre-filled Syringes Conference.

ADC | Merck

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.

We look forward to seeing you in Vienna!

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9:30 - 10:15Registration
10:15 - 10:30Welcome
 Simone Biel, Merck
10:30 - 10:45Introduction by Chairmen
 Frank Boettger, Vetter-Pharma
 Randy Wilkins, Merck
10:45 - 11:30Quality requirements for single use systems and filters for the pharmaceutical industry
 Sarra Daoudi, GSK
 Fatima Ghaddih, GSK
11:30 - 12:15Microbiological filter validation - Lab scale versus routine challenges
 Matthias Schaar, Novartis
12:15 - 13:45Lunch and networking
13:45 - 14:30Challenges related to filtration of biopharmaceutical products
 Hanns-Christian Mahler, Lonza
14:30 - 15:15Best practice in final fill applications
 Thomas Rätz, Roche
15:15 - 16:00Break and networking session
16:00 - 16:45Final fill single use technology (SUT) - The Journey
 Stephen Hughes, BP
 Simon Veysey, BPL
16:45 - 17:30Panel discussion
 Speakers and Chairmen
17:30 - 18.00Closing
18.00 - 20:00Cocktails and appetizers

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Also visit us at booth X34 during the PDA conference: "The Universe of Pre-filled Syringes and Injection Devices" on Tuesday November 7th and Wednesday November 8th.

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.

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Venue:  wolke21 im Saturn Tower

Leonard-Bernstein-Straße 10
1220 Vienna, Austria