Wednesday, November 16, 2005

8:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Tang Center - Building E51
(Wong Auditorium)
Corner of Amherst Street & Wadsworth Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 -4307

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Addressing 21st Century GMPs:
Merging New and Existing Technology with Process Automation
to Deliver Science Based Manufacturing

8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. Event Introductions and Event Overview

Charles L. Cooney, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemical & Biochemical
Faculty Director, Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation,
& Co-Director, Program on the Pharmaceutical Industry (POPI),
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

9:30 a.m. 21st Century Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Achieving the Advanced Automation to Manage Product Risk, Reduce Operational Costs and Increase Supply Chain Responsiveness

James Bradburn
Americas Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Solution Executive,
IBM Business Consulting Services

10:30 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. PAT and the Manufacturing Science Opportunity

G. K. Raju, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Initiative (PHARMI),
Program on the Pharmaceutical Industry (POPI), Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
& Chairman & CEO Light Pharma Incorporated.

12:00 p.m. Lunch - Walker Memorial (Building 50), Morss Hall

Campus Map of Walker Memorial Building 50
Inside Photo of Walker Memorial - Morss Hall

1:00 p.m. Manufacturing: A Strategic Asset Throughout the Drug
Development Cycle

Bonnie Haferkamp
Life Sciences Marketing Leader,
Rockwell Automation

2:00 p.m. Process Improvement as a Catalyst for Innovation, Examples from High Throughput DNA Sequencing

Robert Nicol, M.B.A., M.S.
Director, Sequencing Operations,
The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard University
& Ph.D. Candidate, Engineering Systems Division (ESD),
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

3:00 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Innovations and Strategies in Supply Chain Management

David Simchi-Levi, Ph.D.
Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
& Engineering Systems Division (ESD),
& Co-Director, Leaders For Manufacturing (LFM) & System Design & Management (SDM) Programs,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

4:30 p.m. Speaker Roundtable

You will have the opportunity to ask the speakers questions regarding topics from this event, topics you would like to see addressed in future events and/or topics you would like additional information.

5:30 p.m. Event Close


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