November 18 - 20, 2019
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Boston - Cambridge

Agenda Day 1

8:00 am - 10:00 am Improve Productivity Across the Entire Supply Chain

Improve Productivity Across the Entire Supply Chain
Your supply chain is only as strong as your weakest link. In this interactive
workshop, discover how to improve productivity and performance across the
entire supply chain
·· Improve your communication and collaboration with contract manufacturers
·· Leverage business intelligence and AI tools to detect abnormal results
·· Leverage automated management alarms and escalation systems
·· Create real time management dashboards and alerts
·· Connect and integrated data across multiple platforms


10:15 am - 1:00 pm Onboarding Strategies for Working with Contract Manufacturers


Once you’ve done your due diligence and selected your outsourced partner, it’s
important to set a detailed onboarding strategy to ensure the relationship is off
to a good start. In this interactive workshop, uncover what you need to consider
to get your project off on the right foot.
·· Figure out what you want your role to be i.e. do you want to “throw it over the
fence” or have an interactive relationship?
·· Ensure that you don’t underestimate the regulatory work that must be done
by both parties
·· Pinpoint who is responsible for technical onboarding
·· Set timelines and expectations
·· Build project teams with multiple levels represented as different roles often
have conflicting objectives
Andrew Sandford, Vice President, Biologics at Catalent Pharma Solutions

Andrew Sandford

Vice President, Biologics
Catalent Pharma Solutions

1:15 pm - 5:15 pm Site Tour Experience CuriRX


CuriRx, Inc. was founded in 2012 with the goal of creating new standards of care in
therapeutic areas with high unmet medical needs. The company partners with clients
to provide innovative development solutions for pharmaceutics, biopharmaceutics,
vaccines, generics, and biosimilars. Discover how CuriRX is committed to providing
product development services with new and innovative ways to reduce costs and
lead times, while continually maintaining the highest quality standards.
We will be visiting the Wilmington MA facility to see a Contract Research and
Manufacturing operation in action. Our tour experience will cover an overview of the
manufacturing and research services for:
·· Preformulation Studies
·· Formulations
·· Lyophilization
·· Nanotechnology
·· Cell culture and purification
·· Analytical development
During the presentation and question and answer period, we will discuss how to
maximize a relationship with your contract manufacturer through:
·· Strong collaboration
·· Customized development plans
·· Open discussion with strong consultative expertise
·· Iterative ideation
·· Maximized efficacy
·· Guaranteed commitment and customer satisfaction

Mario DiPaola, Head of Operations at CuriRx

Mario DiPaola

Head of Operations
CuriRx