New date announced for SMi's Pharmaceutical Microbiology East Coast Conference

SMi Reports: New date announced on October 28 and 29 2020, in Boston for Pharmaceutical Microbiology East Coast, which has been postponed due to COVID-19 precautions taken.
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BOSTON - May 18, 2020 - PRLog -- SMi's 3rd Annual Pharmaceutical Microbiology Conference will no longer take place this April. The conference new dates are October 28 and 29, 2020 in Boston, USA.

SPONSORED BY: Associates of Cape Cod, bioMérieux, Bioscience International, C.T.L. MAT, LONZA, Microbiologics, Millipore Sigma

The Conference will address the unique needs of pharmaceutical microbiologists and interdisciplinary scientists involved in manufacturing. It will also provide excellent opportunities to network, interact, exchange, as well as learn from industry experts and professionals from around the world.

Event Highlights:
• Discuss ongoing complication of personnel derived contaminations from the FDA
• Gain valuable insight towards microbiological quality considerations in non-sterile manufacturing and control of BCC from Parexel
• Learn from the perspective of the US Pharmacopeia on container closure integrity evaluation
• Examine an end-to-end contamination risk assessment for autologous cell therapy from Bristol-Myers Squibb
• Explore a back to back Genentech session covering technical considerations for microbial QC of raw materials used in biotechnology and the past, current and future state of Mycoplasma testing

Highlighted and new confirmed key speakers include:
• Elia Sanchez, QC Microbiology Sr. Manager, Genentech
• Hilary Chan, Principal QC Scientist, Takeda
• Austin Kuo, Principal Research Scientist, Sterility Assurance, Eli Lilly & Company
• Jim Polarine, Senior Technical Service Manager, STERIS Corporation
• Steve Walton, Sr Sterility Assurance Lead, Baxter International
• Kashyap Bhatt, Senior QA Auditor, Ipsen
• Shabnam Solati, CEO, CTL-MAT
• Veronika Wills, Manager, Technical Services, ACC
• Brendan Tindall, Global Solutions Manager and Program Director, bioMeríeux
• Renate Rosengarten, Professor and Chair of Bacteriology and Hygiene, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna/ Mycosafe Consulting

SMi is pleased to announce two keynote speakers joining us, María José López Barragán, CMC Product Quality Reviewer, FDA and Leslie Furr, Associate Scientific Liaison, US Pharmacopeia

There are also two interactive workshops taking place on October 30, 2020 at the Sheraton Boston hotel, USA.

A new brochure with full sessions and speakers is available on event website and for those interested in attending, registration is available at

For sponsorship enquiries contact Alia Malick on +44 (0)20 7827 6164 or

For media enquiries, contact Simi Sapal on +44 (0) 20 7827 6000 or

Pharmaceutical Microbiology East Coast 2020
Conference: October 28th-29th, 2020
Workshops: October 30th, 2020
Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, USA

Simi Sapal
SMi Group
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