SOURCE: IBC Life Sciences

June 05, 2008 14:15 ET

IBC Climbs to the Top of the Earth and Launches Into Orbit at the BioProcess International™ Conference & Exhibition

WESTBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwire - June 5, 2008) - IBC Life Sciences announced the keynote presenters for the 5th Annual BioProcess International™ Conference & Exhibition, to take place on September 23-26, 2008 at the Disneyland® Hotel in Anaheim, California.

The keynotes will present inspiration for the future of streamlined industry with presentations from visionaries who have climbed the highest mountains, surmounted physical challenges to achieve world endurance records and supported the launch of NASA shuttles and spacecraft.

--  Biosimilars - Follow-on Biologics Subsequent Entry Biologics -
    Robert L. Garnick, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Regulatory, Quality and
    Compliance, Genentech, Inc.
--  Paths to Flexible Regulatory Notification of Large Molecule Life-Cycle
    John K. Towns, Ph.D., Director, Global CMC Regulatory Affairs, Eli Lilly
    and Co.
--  Using Knowledge Management for Technical Collaboration across
    Jeanne Holm, Chief Knowledge Architect, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
--  The Challenges and Successes of Creating a Biologics Organization
    within Pfizer
    Rick Rutter, Ph.D., Vice President, Pharmaceutical Sciences Biologics,
    Pfizer Inc
--  Manufacturing Support - Lessons Learned and Trends for the Future
    Konstantin Konstantinov, Ph.D., Vice President, Technology Development,
    Genzyme Corp.
--  How to Motivate Staff to Implement Lean Manufacturing to Raise the
    Bottom Line
    Rob Bryant, MBA, Vice President, Quality, Lean/Six Sigma Program Lead
    Master Blackbelt, Computer Sciences Corporation
--  The Treacherous Path to Success in the Biotech Industry
    Prof. Charles L. Cooney, Robert T. Haslam (1911) Professor, Department of
    Chemical Engineering, and Faculty Director, Deshpande Center of
    Technological Innovation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

In addition to the keynotes, the program remains fully grounded providing the biopharmaceutical industry comprehensive coverage of the business, scientific, technical and operational changes which are driving the industry today. For complete event details visit the website at

Writers and editors are encouraged to attend. For a press pass please contact Dawn O'Connor at

IBC Life Sciences is the worldwide leader in scientific, technological and business conferences and courses for the life science industry. To develop its programs, IBC actively researches the advancements, technologies and trends impacting and driving the race for new drugs and therapies. No other organization can make claim to the breadth and quality that IBC delivers in each event giving the company recognition around the globe for quality, service and value. For more information, visit

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