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.

5 October

Room A

9:30 am

Industrial Cyber Security for Pharma Engineers

Speaker

9:50 am

Climate Change Challenges

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

3:00 pm

Break

3:45 pm

Using Film Coating Innovation to Support Product Development and Patient Adherence

Speaker

4:15 pm

Continuous processing and processability

Speaker

4:45 pm

Networking Drinks

Room B

9:30 am

Tackling Drug Shortages across global pharma supply chains

Speaker

9:50 am

10:10 am

Taking a New Client out of MHRA CMT Measures

Speaker

  • David Thompson Principal Consultant - Clarity Compliance Solutions Ltd

10:30 am

Break

12:10 pm

Product Owners: Fulfilling your Outsourcing Responsibilities

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Speaker

  • Julie Walker Principal Quality Consultant - JW Consulting Ltd

12:50 pm

Break

3:00 pm

Break

3:45 pm

Digitalising Line Clearance

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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

12:30 pm

Break

3:00 pm

Break

4:45 pm

Networking Drinks

Room D

9:30 am

Increasing Product and Process Understanding to Deliver Quality

Speaker

10:30 am

Break

11:30 am

Development at the interface of engineering and molecules

Speaker

12:30 pm

Break

3:00 pm

Break

3:45 pm

Pharma 4.0

Speaker

4:15 pm

Young Professionals, Managing Millennials

Speaker

4:45 pm

Networking Drinks

Room E

9:50 am

Combatting the Covid-19 Pandemic – The role of Phospholipids

Speaker

10:10 am

Silicone Excipients for Topical Application

Speaker

10:50 am

Break

11:30 am

GMP and GDP training:  The big challenge – demonstrating that learning has taken place

Speaker

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

3:00 pm

Break

4:45 pm

Networking Drinks

6 October

Room A

9:15 am

IPEC Co-Processed Excipient Guide for Pharmaceutical Excipients

Speaker

9:55 am

Excipients for Parenteral Formulations

Speaker

10:15 am

Break

11:50 am

Supply Chain Risk Management

Speaker

12:30 pm

Break

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition

Room B

9:15 am

Problem Solving Tools

Speaker

9:35 am

Managing the Human Factor

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Speaker

10:15 am

Break

11:30 am

Pediatric and Geriatric Formulations: Common Challenge

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Speaker

  • Shilpa Mistry Head of Pharma,UK and Ireland - Chemlink Specialities

11:50 am

Sugars for Direct Compression

Speaker

12:10 pm

Using Excipient Science to Help Protect Moisture Sensitive Drugs

Speaker

12:50 pm

Break

2:00 pm

Achieving and maintaining good quality steam for plant and process in Pharma

Speaker

2:40 pm

Tablet Disintegrants – Understanding Mechanisms and Selection Criteria

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Speaker

  • Dr Gernot Warnke Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Business Manager - JRS Pharma

3:00 pm

Exhibition & Break

Room C

9:35 am

Aseptic Manufacture: Maintaining the Validated State

Speaker

9:55 am

Introduction to Pharma 4.0

Speaker

TBC

Speaker

10:15 am

Break

11:30 am

Securing the supply chain; EXCiPACT developments

Speaker

12:00 pm

Experiences with remote EXCiPACT Audits

Speaker

12:30 pm

Break

3:20 pm

Break & Exhibition

Room D

9:15 am

TBC

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

2:50 pm

Tablet Defects: Can They Be Predicted?

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Speaker

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition

Room E

9:15 am

Engaging management with their regulatory obligations

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

11:50 am

Auditor Certification – the Benefits of Certification for Pharmaceutical Auditors

12:10 pm

Specials: The Particular Requirements For Control of Unlicensed Medicines

Speaker

12:30 pm

Break

2:00 pm

Using Vacuum Evaporation to treat Pharmaceutical Wastewater

Speaker

  • Kalpesh Shah Industrial Sales Manager - Veolia Water Technologies

2:20 pm

If APIs go wrong – managing delays, typical problems and quality claims

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Speaker

  • Nick Carter Director / GDP Designated Person - Wessex Fine Chemicals

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition