IPEC-Americas has been closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation as well as advice from each state and the CDC. With the current CDC recommendations to cancel all meetings and events with greater than 50 people for the next 8 weeks we have elected to cancel Excipient World 2020. This decision was not taken lightly, but we believe this to be in the best interest of public health and all our attendees, exhibitors and speakers. Information about next steps will be emailed directly to exhibitors, speakers, and registered attendees.
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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Conference Program

Total of 16 hours of professional development packed into 3 exciting days!

Only Excipient World offers a deep dive into excipients – a vital component to making safe and effective drugs and healthcare products. The market is changing on a global scale. Excipient World’s internationally recognized education program, produced by IPEC-Americas, provides the latest delivery innovations, novel excipients, supply chain solutions, research and regulations, and much more at in-depth workshops, engaging education sessions, rapid fire poster presentations and keynote addresses. Our speakers represent the entire industry, with experts from pharmaceutical, biologic and animal health drug and healthcare product manufacturers and excipient manufacturers to nonprofit organizations and government entities, including FDA.

2020 Keynote Speakers

Katherine Eban

Investigative Journalist & Author

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In a vivid and detailed talk, Katherine Eban will take the audience into the hidden world of endemic fraud and perilous conditions in some overseas manufacturing plants that make America’s low-cost drugs and drug ingredients.

Dr. Thomas Hartung

Doerenkamp-Zbinden Professor and Chair for Evidence-based Toxicology,

Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health

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Toxicology for the 21st Century: What is in the box for excipients?

Dr. Hartung will discuss revolutionary changes in how we predict human safety by assessing biological effects of chemicals in novel ways independent from the limitations associated with traditional animal-based toxicology.

Dr. Sam Raney

Lead for Topical and Transdermal Drug Products, CDER,

Food & Drug Administration

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The Critical Impact of Excipients on the Physical and Structural Characteristics of Topical Drug Products

More details on the presentation coming soon!

 

 

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The 2020 program builds upon the successful 2019 Conference and participating 2019 Speakers.
 
Many HOT topics will be covered at this year’s event, including:

  • Vision for FDA’s Inactive Ingredient Database in 2020 and Beyond
    Upcoming changes in FDA’s Inactive Ingredient Database (IID) and the impact on drug applications and qualifications of the excipients used in those drug products.
  • 3D Printing and Personalized Treatment
    How will you compete in the patient specific, targeted products market? Learn about next generation of 3D printed controlled release delivery systems to remain competitive.
  • Novel or Not? Our Inadvertent Journey Filing a Novel Excipient
    There are inherent complexities to effectively identifying, defining, and characterizing a novel excipient. Is your company “flying blind” in novel excipient approval and guidance? Find out how to proactively navigate to success.

 

Additional important topics will be presented at this year’s program:

  • Emerging technologies
  • Drug delivery methods
  • Drug shortages
  • Compounding formulations
  • Evolving global supply chain
  • Medical marijuana
  • Cutting-edge research
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Hear from experts from these leading drug manufacturers and organizations:

  • Merck & Co.
  • Amgen
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  • RX-360
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Unicus Pharmaceuticals
  • Food & Drug Administration
  • Generic Animal Drug Alliance
  • University of Alberta
  • Eli Lilly

And many more!

Education Continues on the Exhibition Floor

The expo connects global suppliers and the excipient-user community so attendees can learn about excipient innovations and manufacturing solutions available and source inactive ingredients and services. Attendees will have two full days of exhibit hall hours and exclusive networking time to meet with dozens of leading excipient manufacturers, distributors and other companies to discuss their manufacturing challenges and needs.

NEW THIS YEAR! Attendees can schedule appointments to meet with their peers, speakers and suppliers in the exhibit hall during exclusive expo hours with our new scheduling appointment tool, ExcipientConnect. Once registered, every attendee can book 15-minute appointments with the participants and companies they want to meet!

Excipient World 2020 will have an expanded show floor presenting more industry suppliers from around the world than ever before.

 

2020 Schedule-at-a-glance

Monday, May 11

9:00 am – 12:00 pmConference Workshops
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmNetworking Lunch
1:00 pm – 4:00 pmConference Workshops
5:00 pm – 7:00 pmWelcome Reception

Tuesday, May 12

7:30 am – 8:00 amCoffee & Networking Break
8:00 am – 9:00 amWelcome Remarks and Opening General Session
9:00 am – 5:30 pmExhibit Hall Hours
9:00 am – 9:45 amCoffee & Networking Break in Exhibit Hall (appointments can be scheduled)
9:45 am – 10:30 amConference Sessions
10:30 am – 11:00 amCoffee & Networking Break in Exhibit Hall (appointments can be scheduled)
11:00 am – 11:45 amConference Sessions
11:45 am – 1:00 pmNetworking Lunch
1:00 pm – 1:45 pmConference Sessions
1:45 pm – 2:15 pmCoffee & Networking Break in Exhibit Hall (appointments can be scheduled)
2:15 pm – 3:00 pmConference Sessions
3:00 pm – 3:30 pmCoffee & Networking Break in Exhibit Hall (appointments can be scheduled)
3:30 pm – 4:30 pmKeynote General Session
4:30 pm – 5:30 pmCoffee & Networking Break in Exhibit Hall (appointments can be scheduled) and Keynote Book Signing
5:30 pm – 7:30 pmExcipient World Celebration Networking Party

Wednesday, May 13

7:30 am – 8:00 amCoffee & Networking Break
8:00 am – 9:00 amWelcome Remarks and Opening General Session
9:00 am – 2:30 pmExhibit Hall Hours
9:00 am – 9:45 amCoffee & Networking Break in Exhibit Hall (appointments can be scheduled)
9:45 am – 10:30 amConference Sessions
10:30 am – 11:00 amCoffee & Networking Break in Exhibit Hall (appointments can be scheduled)
11:00 am – 11:45 amConference Sessions
11:45 am – 1:00 pmNetworking Lunch
1:00 pm – 1:45 pmConference Sessions
1:45 pm – 2:30 pmCoffee & Networking Break in Exhibit Hall (appointments can be scheduled)
2:30 pm – 3:15 pmConference Sessions
3:15 pm – 3:30 pmCoffee & Networking Break
3:30 pm – 4:30 pmClosing General Session
4:30 pm – 5:30 pmThank You Happy Hour