SOURCE: IBC Life Sciences

September 18, 2007 10:13 ET

IBC Life Sciences Announces Sold Out Exhibit Hall and Record Attendance for BioProcess International™ Conference & Exhibition

Taking Place October 1-4 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA

WESTBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwire - September 18, 2007) - IBC's BioProcess International™ Conference & Exhibition announces record participation from exhibitors, sponsors and conference delegates. Over 130 exhibitors and sponsors and over 1,300 attendees are expected to participate in the 2007 BioProcess International™ Conference & Exhibition taking place in Boston, MA October 1-4.

"This year, we have 45% more exhibitors, including key sponsors such as Biogen Idec, Bio-Rad, GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences, Invitrogen Corporation, Irvine Scientific, Novasep Process, SAFC Biosciences, and Sartorius Stedium Biotech," said Barry Walsh, Senior Conference Manager and Project Leader, IBC Life Sciences. "This increased interest in exhibitor and attendee participation in the BioProcess International™ Conference & Exhibition reflects the growth surrounding the bioprocessing industry. IBC Life Sciences is excited to be able to bring together an international community of bioprocessing end users, suppliers, researchers and educators," said Walsh.

Keynote presenters include:

--  Helen N. Winkle, Director, Office of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CDER
    FDA;
--  Tobias Massa, Ph.D., Vice President, Global Regulatory Sciences - CMC,
    Bristol-Myers Squibb;
--  Michael E. Kamarck, Ph.D., Sr. VP, Wyeth Biotech Technical Operations
    & Product Supply, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals;
--  Markus Gemuend, Senior Vice President, Biochemical Manufacturing,
    Genentech, Inc.;
--  John Ward, Vice President, Global Engineering & Facilities, Biogen
    Idec;
--  Barry C. Buckland, Ph.D., Research Vice President, BioProcess R&D,
    Merck Research Laboratories
    

For questions about this conference, contact IBC at 800.390.4078 or visit the website at www.IBCLifeSciences.com/BPI/US.

Writers and editors are encouraged to attend. To request a press pass please contact Keri Dostie at kdostie@ibcusa.com.

About IBC Life Sciences

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 Life Sciences delivers in each event giving the company recognition around the globe for quality, service and value. For more information, visit www.IBCLifeSciences.com.

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