Pre-Filled Syringes West Coast 2018 Conference

Documentation - June 4-5, 2018- San Diego, CA, United States

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Our 3rd Annual Pre-Filled Syringes West Coast 2018 Conference and Exhibition returns to San Diego on the 4th and 5th of June 2018. Following on from sell-out shows in Europe and Boston, Pre-Filled Syringes West Coast will gather a global audience of medical device experts and PFS industry leaders to discuss new developments and showcase cutting edge advancements, keeping you at the forefront of a booming industry.

The competitive PFS market has sparked great improvements as devices strive for higher quality, safety, and patient satisfaction. Innovation and excellence is requested at every level, making Pre-Filled Syringes West Coast the perfect platform to strengthen knowledge in key principles such as human factor engineering, manufacturing in the landscape of complex biologics, whilst honing in on emerging trends for parenteral devices, in the remit of quality controls, intellectual property and advances in drug-delivery designs including auto injectors, pens, pumps and smart devices.

Hear from a selection of carefully handpicked keynote addresses and case studies presented by big pharma as well as leading industry KOL's including Mitsubishi Gas Chemical, Nemera, Terumo Pharmaceutical Solutions, West Pharmaceutical Services, Zeon + more!

"It is critical to develop working relationships and collaborations, as an industry, to bring knowledge to the suppliers and drug developers worldwide, so that we can address these challenges. Thank you to everyone who contributes to this goal and looking forward to your participation at the conference."
2017 Speaker and Conference Chair: Mike Stelmah, Senior Manager, Combination Products Regulatory Affairs, Regeneron

Benefits of Attending

Join us in San Diego to
  • Explore and harness the global regulatory ecosystem; global compliance requirements for product safety and risk analysis
  • Assess quality control systems and risk based control strategies for combination products
  • Map the importance of Human factors and patient centricity in device design
  • Highlight the emerging trends of connected health and the future of drug delivery device designs
  • Cutting edge industry insight on manufacturing processes and techniques, from formulation to fill, to secondary packaging and distribution

Plus Two Interactive Half-Day Post-Conference Workshops | Wednesday 6th June 2018

A: ''Build to Discover'': How to Leverage Tangibles in user Testing To ensure successful commercialization of innovative Products
Workshop Leaders: Dr Kate Stephenson, Academic Partnerships and Business Development, iO Lifesciences
Maria Lund jensen, Lead, Human Factors Engineering, iO Lifesciences
8.30 - 12.30

B: Quality Related Aspects in Creating digital connecriviry for devicess
Workshop Leaders: Mark Paxton, Managing Director, AcceleratoRx
Michael Song, Senior Manager, Drug Delivery and Device Development, MedImmune
Harry Kochat, Director of Operations & Business Development, Plough Center for Sterile Drug Delivery Solutions, university of Tennessee Health Science Center
Michael Rush, Executive Director - Global Health Policy, Temptime Corporation
1.30 - 5.30

Who should attend

Executives, Directors, VPs, Heads, Principals, Managers of:
  • Pre-Filled Syringes/ PFS
  • Autoinjectors
  • Device/ Device Engineering
  • Human Factor
  • Scientist
  • CMC
  • Product
  • Injectables
  • Sterile Manufacturing
  • Packaging
  • Regulatory Affairs
or anyone who works with Pre-Filled Syringes/ Autoinjectors within pharmaceutical, biotech and solution providers.


  • Arnaz Malhi, Associate Director / Device Development Lead, Shire
  • Carl Dabruzzi, Senior Manager, Product Management, West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
  • Darin Oppenheimer, Executive Director, Head Drug Device Centre of Excellence, Merck
  • David Post, Director Science and Technology, AbbVie
  • Edmond Israelski, Consultant - Technical Advisor on Human Factors, AbbVie
  • Joke Maes, Product Manager, Terumo Pharmaceutical Solutions
  • Julian Jazayeri, Senior Engineer , Amgen
  • Kate Stephenson, Academic Partnerships and Business Development, iO Lifesciences
  • Maria Toler, Quality Portfolio Support and Innovation-Drug Delivery Systems and Medical Devices, Pfizer
  • Michael Regn, Director, Packaging Design and Development, Allergan
  • Michael Song, Sr. Manager, Drug Delivery and Device Development, MedImmune
  • Molly Larson-Wakeman, Lead Clinical Analyst, Matchstick
  • Paul Upham, Senior Principal, Genentech
  • Ron Forster, Executive Director, Device & Final Drug Product Technologies, Amgen
  • Shota Arakawa, Researcher , Mitsubishi Gas Chemical
  • Tina Rees, Associate Director-Human Factors, Ferring Pharmaceuticals
  • Torsten Vilkner, Senior Associate Director, Manufacturing Operations, Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Toshiro Katayama, Product Manager, ZEON
  • Veneza Yuzon, Engineer, Amgen
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Crowne Plaza San Diego - Mission Valley
2270 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA, USA
Event details
Organizer :SAE Media Group
Event type :Conference
Attendance :Physical Event
Reference :ASDE-18732