Freeze Drying Agenda Released for Lyophilization USA 2017

Lyophilization USA returns to New Jersey this fall, featuring talks from Johnson Johnson, GSK, Genentech, Bayer Consumer Care and Arlenda

NEW JERSEY, ISELIN, USA, May 24, 2017 / — Building on the success of its global portfolio of pharmaceutical events, SMi Group are delighted to announce the return of Lyophilization USA taking place on November 16th – 17th Iselin, New Jersey.

Pharmaceutical companies are still dedicating research efforts on freeze-drying technologies, commerciality of scaling up and homogeneity of product quality remain top concerns. Lyophilization USA will gather leading experts from top pharma companies to discuss the latest cutting edge developments in freeze drying, as well as solutions to on-going industry challenges.

Key Topics Addressed:

– The impact of controlled nucleation on product quality and the technology being used for controlled ice nucleation.
– Examining the development and scale up of a freeze-drying cycle for biotherapeutics.
– Highlighting the approaches to effective holistic packaging and innovative design.

Featured Speakers:

– Lokesh Kumar, Associated Scientist, Genentech
– Charlie Tang, Associate Director, Formulation Development, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
– Guido Schmitz, Global Head of Packaging Technology Innovation, Bayer Consumer Care
– Perceval Sondag, Principal Statistician, Arlenda
– Eric Munson, Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kentucky
– Kelly Forney Stevens, Drug Product Development, GSK Vaccines
– Melissa Lash, Scientist, Large Molecule Drug Development, Johnson Johnson

For those looking to attend there is currently a $300 early bird saving which will expire on June 30th.

Further information is available at:

SMi Presents the 3rd Annual Conference on…
Lyophilization USA
Date: November 16th – 17th 2017
Location: Iselin, New Jersey



Contact Information:

For all media inquiries contact Pavan Solanki on Tel: +44 (0)20 7827 6048 / Email:

About SMi Group:

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