IFPAC 2010 Preview

December 15, 2009

The Twenty-Fourth IFPAC Forum and Exhibition will be held at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront January 31-February 4, 2010 (www.ifpac2010.org). The conference will cover critical and influential topics bringing academia, industry, and government together to share up-to-date knowledge and solutions.

The Twenty-Fourth IFPAC Forum and Exhibition will be held at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront January 31-February 4, 2010 (www.ifpac2010.org). The conference will cover critical and influential topics bringing academia, industry, and government together to share up-to-date knowledge and solutions.The intensive three-day program will feature a high-profile plenary covering challenges and sustainability impacting industry and business today, and will be followed by forward-looking tracks with over 20 sessions covering the latest trends and technology on innovative research and progress. Here are some highlights:
•The Process Analysis/Spectroscopy track is back with new cutting edge information.
•Particle Characterization/Analysis-Ultrasound Spectroscopy
•Spectroscopy and Gas Chromatography (GC) Techniques
• Presentations on innovative research and progress in areas such as advancedinstrumental concepts for process analysis, analyzer integration, manufacturing, and newsensor technology, better measurements in the control scheme, control strategies, anddata management.
•New Sessions on Analyzer Integration/Shelter Safety/Process Safety/AreaMonitoring/Safety Integrity
•Expert speakers, ground-breaking case studies, group discussions, and networkingReceptions
•A comprehensive exhibition of PAT equipment and services
•Special workshops/training opportunities and expanded poster session

Highlights of the technical program include:
Tuesday, February 2, 2010Tuesday AM
Plenary Session
A Stimulus for Product Quality and Lifecycles...Facing Today's ChallengesChairs: Theodora Kourti, George Vickers and Vincent L. Vilker
Tuesday PM
• QbD - I - New Directions & Modeling
• Bio-Processing (Industrial)
• Advanced Instrumental Concepts for Process Analysis
• Process Analysis/Spectroscopy - I
• Process Raman Symposium
• Chemometrics and Process Analytics - ITuesday-Evening: Session on QbD
This evening session will provide the opportunity for an extensive discussion on issues related to QbD.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010Wednesday AM
• QbD - II - PAT
• Food Safety - Microbiological Contaminants
• NeSSI-I
• Advanced Separations- I (MS/HPLC/Components/GC)
• Imaging: Data Analysis and Emerging Techniques
• Chemometrics and Process Analytics - II
Wednesday PM
• QbD - III - Applications
• Food Safety - Chemical Contaminants
• NeSSI-II
• Advanced Separations - II (Smart & microGC)
• Imaging for Quality & Process Understanding
• Life Cycle Management of Analyzer and Method Reliability
• Poster Session
• Special Session I: PAT Applied for Biologics ManufacturingWednesday Evening: Session on NeSSI
Thursday, February 4, 2010Thursday AM
• Continuous Processes
• Food Applications - PAT
• Process Understanding & Control
• Pharma Waters and Real-Time Analysis
• Screening and Surveillance Techniques using Handheld Instrumentation
• Analyzer Integration
• Shelter Safety
• Special Session – II: Data Communications and Data Management
Thursday PM
• QbD-IV-Knowledge Management and Continuous Improvement
• PAT/Pharma/Biotech
• Particle Characterization/Analysis-Ultrasound Spectroscopy
• Process Analysis/Spectroscopy - IIFor more information, contact 847-543-6800, info@ifpacnet.org or visit www.ifpac2010.org.