October 29, 2015

Manufacturing Strategy for Diverse Biologic Pipelines of the Future

Manufacturing Strategy for Diverse Biologic Pipelines of the Future
A Strategy Workshop and Panel Discussion at Tufts CSDD

Thursday, October 29th, 2015, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
1 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA, 02111, Floor 14, Room 1415

Tufts CSDD, in conjunction with Boston Oncology, is holding a special workshop entitled "Manufacturing Strategy for Diverse Biologic Pipelines of the Future." Industry experts will address critical issues and challenges in biologics manufacturing.

Workshop Objectives: 

  • Manufacturing strategies in light of increasingly diversified pipelines and markets
  • Benchmarks for successful strategies
  • Best practices for efficient manufacturing of biologics

Workshop Chairs:

  • Abdullah Baaj, Chief Executive Officer, Boston Oncology
  • Kenneth I Kaitin, Professor and Director, Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development

Confirmed Participants:

  • Paul Beninger, Genzyme & Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Jen Campbell, Merck Millipore
  • Jack Campion, The Hart Companies
  • Carl Carlson, M+W Group
  • Bo Crouse, M+W Group
  • David Dunn, Thomson Reuters
  • Christopher Earnhart, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Lab
  • Gabriel Ellis-Ferrara, Talk with Pictures
  • Philip Ferro, Department of Health & Human Services
  • Bert Frohlich, Shire HGT
  • Parrish Galliher, General Electric Healthcare Life Sciences
  • Kimball Hall, Amgen Inc.
  • Kevin Hanley, Pfizer
  • Marty Joyce, Boston Oncology
  • David Pollard, Merck
  • Thomas Ransohoff, BioProcess Technology Consultants
  • Mari Serebrov, Thomson Reuters
  • Will Waterfield, Pfizer
  • Dave Williams, US Army, DOD, JPEO-CBD


10:00 - 10:10am: Welcome & Introductions
Abdullah Baaj & Ken Kaitin

10:10 - 10:25am: Industry Trends
Tom Ransohoff

10:25 - 10:55am: Innovation strategies for Diversified Pipelines
Parrish Galliher

10:55 - 11:00am: Break

11:00 - 11:15am: SUT Risk Assessment and Facilities of the Future
Carl Carlson

11:15 - 11:30am: COGS Predictor of Efficiency
Jen Campbell

11:35 - 12:00pm: Best Practices
David Pollard

12:00 - 12:25pm: Emerging Market Strategies
Abdullah Baaj

12:25-12:30pm: Break

12:30 -  1:30pm: Group Discussion

1:30  -  1:35pm: Closing Remarks