LONG BRANCH, N.J., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- When pharmaceutical and biotech chemistry sourcing management gathers in Long Branch, NJ in September to meet at the Pharma ChemOutsourcing Conference & Exhibition, areas of special interest will be starting materials and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients. Likewise, discussion will center on Asian suppliers, rising prices and delivery timelines. The effects of new laws recently introduced in China to tighten quality control and protect the environment have sent ripples throughout the industry.
The conference will begin on September 8 with two panel discussions to
focus on these topics. Overall, 90 speakers, mostly chemistry sourcing
managers from pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies will be on
hand as part of the largest speaking faculty ever gathered to meet about
The panel discussions are the following:
API Sourcing: How Well Are Suppliers Responding To The Constant Change?
Roger P. Bakale, Ph.D. M. Bhupathy, Ph.D. Laurie Chipperfield
Senior Director, Amgen Director API Strategic
Worldwide Chemical Process R&D Sourcing & Planning
Cephalon, Inc. Pfizer
Ian Cottrell, Ph.D. Tricia Scialla
Director, External Services Director, Chemical Development
Merck Wyeth Research
Supply Chain to Chemical Sourcing in Asia: What Are Supplier Plans To
Ensure Availability of Raw Materials?
Rick Connell, Ph.D. John Ellingboe, Ph.D. John McGill, Ph.D.
Worldwide Head of Assistant Vice President, Director, External
Chemistry Sourcing Exploratory Chemistry Discovery Research
Pfizer Global Research Wyeth Research Eli Lilly & Company
Thomas Sowin, Ph.D. David M. Stout, Ph.D.
Senior Project Leader, Director
Global Discovery Chemistry Merck & Co., Inc.
Overall, 21 such panel discussions are scheduled during the two-day event. Exploding interest in chemical outsourcing activities have shaped the 2008 ChemOutsourcing event into an international meeting place to accommodate the industry need for information and networking, reports Apaporis LLC. The conference program link is http://www.chemoutsourcing.com/2008_agenda.php
500 attendees gathered for the 2007 conference - attendance is poised to double in 2008. 100 custom synthesis manufacturers and other service providers are expected; the current roster is at http://www.chemoutsourcing.com/2008_sponsors.php
The New Jersey seaside venue is well suited for socializing events to take place the weekend before the conference begins. Bonfires and beach games are planned to facilitate networking among participants. Manhattan nightlife and sight-seeing is 30 minutes away by ferry. The beach is a family friendly destination for those piggy-backing a late summer vacation around the event. Venue information is available at http://www.chemoutsourcing.com/venue.php. The hotel is expected to sell out in June.
Contact the organizer, Mark Alexay, for more information at email@example.com, 201.452.4023, or visit http://www.chemoutsourcing.com
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