Biomanufacturing and Process Development (BPD)
Mission and Goals
BPD’s mission is to provide a forum for process development and manufacturing scientists and engineers to discuss bioprocessing issues. The group meets approximately eight to ten times a year with speakers from academia, industry, technology vendor experts, and regulatory experts. This is one of the 20-plus Exchange Groups that are supported statewide by NCBiotech.
Faculty, students, postdocs and industry members with interest in BPD are welcome.
Similar meeting format as previous years will be maintained in the 2016-2017 season. Each event will host multiple speakers centered around the event theme, allow a time for networking among attendees, and optionally include a vendor show or poster presentations.
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Program Schedule 2016 – 2017 Season
Most events run from 1 to 5 p.m. at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, unless otherwise noted. Registration is required for all seminars. Registration is $25 for industry/faculty, $5 for graduate/postdoctoral students and FREE for unemployed job seekers, unless otherwise noted.
**Monthly meeting and vendor sponsorship packages available. Request information.**
January 19, 2017
Grifols Manufacturing Facility Tour
Join us for an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the Clayton, NC Grifols Manufacturing Facility! Due to the intimate nature of the tour, space is extremely limited and tickets will be given out on a first come first serve basis, register today to reserve your spot!
February 23, 2017
12 - 5:30 p.m.
Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Quality
Join us at the NC Biotechnology Center on Thursday, February 23rd for our Supply Chain Quality Symposium from 12:30-5:30pm. Featuring an afternoon of distinguished speakers, panel discussions, and networking opportunities.
1:00-1:45pm "What Rx360 Means for You and Our Industry"
Mark Paxton, Rx360
1:45-2:15pm "Controlling Raw Material Impurities & Harmonized Global Supply"
Dave Lescinski, Avantor Life Sciences
2:15-2:45pm Networking Break
2:45-3:15pm "Zero Budget Supply Chain Mapping"
Charlotte Hicks, SupplyChainRiskMitigation.com
3:15-3:45pm "Inside the Mind of the FDA for USP 232 Compliance"
Augustine Ullmann, PharmcoAAPER
3:45-4:15pm Panel Discussion
4:15-5:30pm Networking and Resource Table
24th Annual ISPE-CaSA Life Sciences Technology Conference
Raleigh Convention Center
(sponsorships available through ISPE Early-Bird Exhibitor Deposit Form)
April 25, 2017
8 - 5 p.m.
Rapid PD Symposium & Vendor Show
May 3, 2017
12 - 4:30 p.m.
Facility of the Future Symposium
**Monthly meeting and vendor sponsorship packages available, request information**
Steering Committee Members 2016-2017
|Russell Ciliento||Seqirus, a CSL Company|
|Barney Crum||F. Hoffman-LaRoche AG|
|Gary Gilleskie (Past Chair)||Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC)|
|Stewart Kohnberg||Doe & Ingalls|
|Brad Kosiba||BK Collaborative, LLC|
|Brian Nunnally (Treasurer)||Biogen|
|Nikki Pavlides||Pfizer, Inc. (RTP)|
|Shahid Rameez||KBI Biopharma|
|Shraddha Shapariya (Chair)||Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences|
|John Stefanyk||EMD Millipore Corporation|
|Dhaval Tapiawala (Vendor Liaison)||Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies|
|Kevin Williams||North Carolina Central University/BRITE|