03 - 04 December, 2019 | Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington, London, United Kingdom

Conference Day 1

9:00 am - 9:25 am Registration and Coffee

9:25 am - 9:30 am Pharma IQ Welcome

9:30 am - 9:40 am Chairman's Opening Remarks

Sam Onukuri, Head of 3D Printing Center of Excellence at Johnson & Johnson

Sam Onukuri

Head of 3D Printing Center of Excellence
Johnson & Johnson

9:40 am - 10:20 am Making Healthcare Better With Additive Manufacturing

  • Discover how additive manufacturing allows innovation to produce FDA-cleared orthopaedic implants
  • Learn how applying porous structures to the implant creates design freedom previously impossible 
  • Discuss how additive manufacturing can be used in many situations from prototyping to product manufacturing

Lewis Mullen, Senior Manager at Stryker

Lewis Mullen

Senior Manager

10:20 am - 10:50 am Speed Networking

A highlight of IQPC events! Be ready to meet your peers and share best practices. You will have several 2 minute conversations to enable you to introduce yourself to your peers. There is a prize in it for the winner, so, get networking!
Please Share:
1. Who you are
2. The scope of your job role
3. What you plan to achieve from attending this event
4. Your #1 challenge

10:50 am - 11:30 am Presentation by Hirtenberger Engineered Surfaces

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Networking Coffee Break

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm Innovation Through Development and Application of 3D Printing Technologies in a Large Medical Device Company

  • Discuss the acceleration of R&D through functional prototyping
  • Explore the creation of manufacturing tools and the use of anatomical models for procedure development and planning, and physician education
  • Review the functionalisation of 3D printed components and devices and the creation and 3Dprinting of personalised devices
  • Consider biofabrication of tissues and organs
Markus Reiterer, Senior Principal Scientist at Medtronic

Markus Reiterer

Senior Principal Scientist

12:40 pm - 1:40 pm Networking Lunch

1:40 pm - 2:20 pm CASE STUDY: Embedding 3D Printing Hubs in Hospitals

  • Understand how 3D printing is used to design and supply patient specific medical devices from an embedded facility within the hospital
  • Discuss areas of specialisation including complex paediatric, orthopaedic, oncological, cardiology and cranio-facial cases
  • Explore the use of modelling, design and printing of surgical simulators, anatomical models and cutting guides
  • Gain insight into Class 2 and 3 bespoke titanium cranio-facial and neurosurgical implants
Henry Pinchbeck, Founder and CEO at 3D LifePrints

Henry Pinchbeck

Founder and CEO
3D LifePrints

2:20 pm - 3:00 pm The Importance of Additive Manufacturing as One of the Key Foundation Blocks of Industrial Digitalisation Technologies

  • Discover how the National Strategy (published in September 2017) provides recommendations to enable the UK industry to unlock the full commercial potential of additive manufacturing 
  • Understand how to overcome these challenges to unlock the significant potential benefits to the health sector
  • Discuss why AM is a ‘must have’ for the UK’s high value manufacturing sector to remain competitive globally
Dr Paul Unwin, Chairman at Additive Manufacturing UK Strategy Steering Group

Dr Paul Unwin

Additive Manufacturing UK Strategy Steering Group

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Networking Coffee Break

3:30 pm - 4:10 pm Case Study: Using Additive Manufacturing for Customised Implant Plates

Edward Attenborough, CEO at Attenborough Dental Laboratories Ltd

Edward Attenborough

Attenborough Dental Laboratories Ltd

4:10 pm - 4:50 pm Regulation: Appropriate and Proportionate?

  • Review the current and future regulatory platforms in Europe for additive manufacturing
  • Discuss quality considerations and controlling uniqueness as a result of ‘custom made’ requirements
  • Explore whether the Medical Device Regulation goes far enough, or even too far, in trying to add controls to these new critical technologies

Phil Brown, Director, Technical and Regulatory at Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI)

Phil Brown

Director, Technical and Regulatory
Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI)

4:50 pm - 5:30 pm Case Study: Additive Manufacturing of Prostheses – Opportunities and Challenges

  • Compare the laborious steps and long fabrication time of traditional prosthesis manufacturing
  • Look into why AM is being used more widely in medical device manufacturing and the opportunities offered by AM to prosthesis manufacturing 
  • Consider the limitations and challenges in the uptake of the AM technology

Hoda Amel, Senior Research Engineer at Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)

Hoda Amel

Senior Research Engineer
Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)

5:30 pm - 5:40 pm Chairman's Summary of Day One

Sam Onukuri, Head of 3D Printing Center of Excellence at Johnson & Johnson

Sam Onukuri

Head of 3D Printing Center of Excellence
Johnson & Johnson