WESTBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwire - October 31, 2011) - Today IBC kicks off its annual BioProcess International Conference & Exhibition in Long Beach, California. Every year this event brings together bioprocess professionals from all around the world to share cutting-edge advances in the bioprocess development and manufacturing field.
"We are looking forward to a great event this year," notes IBC's Bioprocessing Series Head, Ellen King. "I'm sure our attendees will enjoy the extensive new data in the many in-depth conference sessions. They can also take advantage of the industry's largest forum for focused face-to-face networking. Plus, exhibit hall visitors can use their BPI passport to win fantastic prizes in addition to getting the behind-the-scenes scoop from the wide array of technology and service providers."
The 2011 conference program features a stellar line up keynote presentations including, the US FDA, EMA, Pfizer, Merck, Roche, Johns Hopkins University and Seattle Genetics. Plus, the program features over 180 presentations from senior executives, including more than 50 presentations with new, previously unpublished data, and new topic coverage areas including antibody drug conjugates, viral clearance and managing global manufacturing facilities and partners.
The conference program runs October 31 - November 4 and is divided into five pre-conference symposiums on Monday, October 31 and 4 main conference tracks that run concurrently on November 1-4. The four conference tracks are: enhancing manufacturing and development efficiency, product lifecycle management, cell culture and recovery & purification. In addition to the four main tracks there is additional programming on analytical technologies, viral clearance and vaccine development & production.
Attendees of BioProcess International will have also access to presentations at the co-located 11th Annual Formulation Strategies for Protein Therapeutics conference on November 1-3. In addition, IBC will be hosting a Speed Networking event on Monday, October 31 and three Bioprocessing Professional Development two day courses starting on Tuesday, November 1.
The exhibit hall is open November 1-3, with over 125 bioprocessing technology exhibitors. Exhibit hall viewing passes are still available. For complete event details, visit www.IBCLifeSciences.com/BPI.
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