The Making Pharmaceuticals conference programme is free to attend, with 5 parallel conference streams, giving visitors a huge choice of topics.  Most sessions run in parallel so you can move between the 5 different conference rooms, creating your own tailored conference programme to suit your interests and professional information requirements.

Please note that as a result of the recent change in dates of Making Pharmaceuticals due to the coronavirus pandemic, the programme below will be subject to slight revision. Please check back for updates to the running order and speakers in this year’s conference programme.

26 October

Room A

9:30 am

Serialisation Part 3

Speaker

9:50 am

Climate Change Challenges

Speaker

10:10 am

Chip Thinking for More Effective Pharma Plant Projects

Speaker

10:30 am

Break

11:30 am

Smart and Intelligent Packaging; Delivering Pharma Adherence and E-Pils for an Improved User Experience

Speaker

11:50 am

The Real Cost of Packaging

Speaker

12:10 pm

Trust in Your Label: Where the Digital World Meets the Physical Supply Chain

Speaker

12:30 pm

Break

2:00 pm

Keynote Presentation

Speaker

3:00 pm

Break

4:45 pm

Networking Drinks

Room B

9:30 am

A Regulatory Update

Speaker

9:50 am

10:30 am

Break

11:50 am

Closing the Loop – Circular Economy in the Pharma Sector

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Speaker

12:10 pm

Product Owners: Fulfilling your Outsourcing Responsibilities

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Speaker

  • Julie Walker Principal Quality Consultant - JW Consulting Ltd

12:30 pm

12:50 pm

Break

2:00 pm

Keynote Presentation

Speaker

3:00 pm

Break

3:45 pm

Is Digitisation the Answer to the Line Clearance Paradox?

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Speaker

4:05 pm

The Rise of the Machines

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Speaker

4:45 pm

Networking Drinks

Room C

9:30 am

GDP Requirements and the New ECA / PQG GDP Guide for APIs

Speaker

10:30 am

Break

11:30 am

Soft Skills and Critical Thinking

Speaker

11:50 am

Code of Practice for Dealing with Relational Risk in Clinical Research

Speaker

12:10 pm

Revised ICH Guidelines & Updates

12:30 pm

Break

2:00 pm

Keynote Presentation

Speaker

3:00 pm

Break

3:45 pm

Pharma 2020: UK, Europe and Beyond

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Speakers

  • Daniel Chancellor Principal Analyst, Thought Leadership - Informa Pharma Intelligence
  • David Wallace Executive Editor, Generics Bulletin - Informa Pharma Intelligence
  • Andrew Benson Senior Director, Trialtrove - Informa Pharma Intelligence
  • Dr Duncan Emerton Director, Custom Intelligence and Analytics - Informa Pharma Intelligence

4:45 pm

Networking Drinks

Room D

9:30 am

Increasing Product and Process Understanding to Deliver Quality

Speaker

10:00 am

Accelerated Medicines Development Using Adaptive Continuous Manufacturing 

Speaker

  • Prof. Gordon Muirhead  Visiting Professor of Pharmaceutics, Leicester School of Pharmacy - De MontFort University

10:30 am

Break

11:30 am

Working With Your CRO: Creating Perfect Research Partnerships in an Imperfect Research World

Speaker

12:10 pm

The Quality Management System

12:30 pm

Break

2:00 pm

Keynote Presentation

Speaker

3:00 pm

Break

3:45 pm

Leading International Teams

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Speaker

3:50 pm

Pharma 4.0

Speaker

4:10 pm

Young Professionals, Managing Millennials

Speaker

4:45 pm

Networking Drinks

Room E

10:10 am

10:30 am

Break

11:50 am

The Quality Management System

Speaker

12:10 pm

The Cost of Quality (CoQ), or Rather The Cost of Poor Quality

Speaker

12:30 pm

Break

2:00 pm

Keynote Presentation

Speaker

3:00 pm

Break

4:45 pm

Networking Drinks

27 October

Room A

9:15 am

IPEC Co-Processed Excipient Guide for Pharmaceutical Excipients

Speaker

9:35 am

The Role of Excipients in Paediatric Formulations

Speaker

9:55 am

Excipients for Parenteral Formulations

Speaker

10:15 am

Break

11:50 am

Supply Chain Risk Management

Speaker

12:10 pm

Proactive Programme to Avoid Contamination

Speaker

12:30 pm

Break

2:40 pm

Developing Next Generation Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

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Speaker

  • View full profile for John ArthurJohn Arthur Operational Strategy Director - Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition

Room C

10:15 am

Break

12:00 pm

How to Approve an Excipient Supplier for Parenteral Applications

Speaker

12:30 pm

Break

2:00 pm

The Impact of Data Science in Clinical Research

Speaker

2:20 pm

Presentation Skills

Speaker

  • Jessica Kirby Operations Director - The Institute of Clinical Research

2:40 pm

Implementation of Clinical Trials Regulation

Diversity in Clinical Trials – EMqT Update

3:00 pm

Risk Management Culture within Projects

3:20 pm

Break & Exhibition

Room D

9:35 am

Bridging The Gap Between Discovery and Development – DMPK Influence

Speaker

9:55 am

QbD is not Just DoE

Speaker

10:15 am

Break

11:15 am

Developing and Sustaining Excellent Packaging Labelling and Artwork Capabilities

Speaker

11:35 am

Pharmaceutical Packaging in the Digital Age

Speaker

11:55 am

Serialisation in 2020 – Delivery and Challenges

Speaker

12:15 pm

Making Pharmaceutical Packaging that is Easy for Elderly People to Open

Speaker

12:35 pm

Break

2:00 pm

Vitamin D: a Clinical Science Update on the Efficacy of High Dose treatment

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Speaker

  • Dr Robert Winwood Manager Nutrition Science and Advocacy EMEA - DSM Nutritional Products

2:50 pm

Tablet Defects: Can They Be Predicted?

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Speaker

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition

Room E

9:15 am

Outsourcing of Storage

Speaker

9:35 am

The Obligations of the WDA Licence Holder

Speaker

9:55 am

A Comparison Between a GDP Self-inspection And An ISO 9001 Audit

Speaker

10:15 am

Organisational Culture, The Hidden Driver of Compliance

Speaker

10:35 am

Break

11:30 am

GMP for Small Scale Manufacturing: Applying the Requirements to Hospital Units

Speaker

12:00 pm

Specials: The Particular Requirements For Control of Unlicensed Medicines

Speaker

12:30 pm

Break

2:00 pm

Cold WFI Production With Membrane Based Systems

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition