03 - 04 September, 2020 | The Westin Grand Munich, Munich, Germany
Alain Bernard, Chief Technology Officer at VectivBio

Alain Bernard

Chief Technology Officer

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Conference Day One

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

11:10 AM Contract Manufacturing: The Lifeline for a Virtual Company

• Understand the difficulties for virtual companies at their early stage of growth, whilst they are devoid of any manufacturing capabilities, capacity and even internal expertise.

• Identify how CMO or CDMOs fill this gap and de-risk the virtual companies project and strategy

• Discuss guidelines to identify, select, contract and operationally work with CMOs

• Illustrate the positive synergies and identify high impact risks that should be avoided by reviewing brief case studies

3:40 PM Roundtable Sessions

During this part of the summit, delegates are sorted into groups of 10-12 to take part in interactive discussions around the topics below. Discussion groups are kept small to ensure all delegates get the opportunity to ask their most pressing questions, ensuring a perfectly tailored experience.

1. How to Divide Responsibilities with CMOs

Jan-Gunnar Gustafsson, CEO, Bio Evaluation

2. Applying Lessons Learned from Cross-Industry

Marco Badiali, Head of Contract Manufacturing Operations, Angelini


3. Contract Manufacturing: The Lifeline for a Virtual Company

Alain Bernard, Chief Technology Officer, VectivBio


4. CMO Management Process

Glen Peace, Senior Director Operations - Global External Supply, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

5. Managing Local Manufacturing Challenges

Luiz Barberini, Head of External Manufacturing - Latin Americas, Bayer AG

6. Providing Insight on Technical Transfers

Mark Clinton, Director of External Manufacturing Relationships, Ipsen