SOURCE: IBC Life Sciences

October 24, 2006 12:37 ET

Over 1,000 Executives and Scientists to Attend IBC's 3rd Annual BioProcess International™ Conference & Exhibition

Conference to Be Held November 6-9, 2006 in San Francisco, California

WESTBOROUGH, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 24, 2006 -- More than 1,000 attendees are expected to be at the third annual BioProcess International™ Conference & Exhibition. The conference will run from November 6-9, 2006 at the Hilton San Francisco.

Four keynote presentations will be delivered by the following industry leaders:

--  Quality by Design: A Perspective from the Office of Biotechnology
    Products
    Barry Cherney, Ph.D., Deputy Director of Therapeutic Proteins, Office of
    Biotechnology Products, OPS, CDER, US FDA
--  Operational Excellence-Achieving World Class Performance
    Tim Moore, Vice President of South San Francisco Manufacturing Operations,
    Genentech, Inc.
--  Using Bioprocess Manufacturing as a Strategic Advantage
    Brett L. Schmidli, President, Schmidli & Associates; former Senior Vice
    President, Technical Operations, PDL BioPharma, Inc.
--  Implementation of Quality by Design in Biotechnology Product
    Development: Industry Perspective
    Anthony Mire-Sluis, Ph.D., Head of Product Quality and External Affairs,
    Amgen Inc.
    
Over 100 sessions in the following four tracks will cover the intersection of evolving technologies, regulatory changes and economic forces driving biopharmaceutical manufacturing:
--  Production & Economics of Biopharmaceuticals
--  Scaling Up from Bench through Commercialization
--  Cell Culture & Upstream Processing
--  Recovery & Purification
    
The exhibit hall includes 90 exhibit booths from companies including Bio-Rad, Irvine Scientific, GE Healthcare and Sartorius.

To view the full agenda visit http://www.IBCLifeSciences.com/BPI/US. Editors and Scientific Writers can apply for a press pass; please visit the website or call customer service at 800.390.4078.

BioProcess International™ Conference & Exhibition is produced by IBC Life Sciences, an independent organizer that is in business to provide an unbiased forum for the evaluation of current research, market trends, technological developments and applications. IBC Life Sciences is part of IBC USA Conferences, Inc., part of The Informa Group plc (London: INF). The Informa Group has been a publisher and event organizer in the life sciences industry for over 20 years. IBC USA Conferences is headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts.

Contact Information

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    IBC Life Sciences
    Tel: 508.616.5550