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SMi's 5th Annual Pre-Filled Syringes East Coast 2018 Conference and Exhibition returns to Boston on the 11th and 12th of April 2018

Pre-Filled Syringes East Coast will give a unique blend of regulation, manufacturing, emerging developments and innovative solutions to the challenges facing the prefilled industry, helping attendees to secure global success of their devices.
 

This year’s agenda will feature:

  • Guidance on the regulations for device development and Human Factors considerations
  • Highlight common pitfalls of good manufacturing practice and seek to solve these
  • Address the emerging challenges that biologic drugs present to pre-filled syringes
  • Showcase hot topics of wearable devices and patient centric design
  • Two interactive panel discussions led by industry experts
     

Executives, Directors, VPs, Heads, Principals, Managers, Scientists, Researchers of:

  • Pre-filled Syringes
  • Autoinjectors
  • Device Engineering
  • Human Factors
  • CMC
  • Injectables
  • Sterile Manufacturing
  • Packaging
  • Regulatory Affair

and those working with Pre-Filled Syringes/ Autoinjectors within pharmaceutical, biotech and solution providers.


 

Previous attendees include:

Actavis; Ajinomoto Althea, Inc.; Allergan; Amgen; Aptar Pharma; AstraZeneca; Biogen; BMS; Cambridge Consultants Ltd; Catalent Pharma Solutions; Datwyler Schweiz AG; DuPont; Eli Lilly & Company; Epione BioPharmaceuticals; FDA; FDAPharma Consulting; Gateway Analytical; Genentech; Genentech Inc; Genzyme ; GSK; Heritage Pharmaceuticals ; Icon Bioscience; Insulet Corporation; Janssen R&D LLC; Janssen, Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson; Kappa Pharmaceuticals Limited; KBI Biopharma; KBI Biopharma, Inc.; Lupin Pharmaceuticals; Medicines Company; Medimmune; Merck & Co., Inc.; Merck, Sharp & Dohme Corp.; Merz; MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC; Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc; Nemera; Nipro; Nipro PharmaPackaging; Novavax; Novavax, Inc.; Novo Nordisk; Noxilizer Inc; Noxilizer, Inc.; Oncobiologics Inc.; Otsuka US; Overlook Industries, Inc.; Owen Mumford; Pfizer; Pfizer CentreOne; Pfizer Pharmaceuticals; Pharmascience Incorporated; Protein Sciences Corporation; Sanofi Pasteur; Sanofi S A; Schreiner MediPharm; Semigator GmbH; Sio2 Medical Products; Smithers Rapra; Team Consulting; Teleflex; Terumo Americas Holding, Inc; Terumo Medical Corporation; The Langford Research Institute; Valeant Pharmaceuticals; W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.; West Pharmaceutical Services Inc; West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.; West-Ward Pharmaceuticals; WL Gore & Associates Inc; Zeon Chemicals L.P.; Zoetis;
 

Sponsors and Exhibitors

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The Colonnade Boston

120 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, USA

The Colonnade Boston Hotel is one of the most dynamic Boston boutique hotels. At long last, staying in this Back Bay hotel is hip and fun, with convention cast aside in favor of a sleek, edgy design brimming with stylish attitude and modern character. Discover exquisitely appointed accommodations at this Four Diamond hotel in the heart of everything. Take a short stroll to Fenway Park, the Museum of Fine Arts, and Copley Square Mall. Do lunch on Newbury Street -- eight blocks of historic 19th Century brownstones and fabulous salons, boutiques, and dining spots -- dubbed the “Rodeo Drive of the East.” Lounge by our sparkling Roof Top Pool, a sparkling penthouse party with a touch of Hollywood glamour, 11 stories up in the Boston skyline. Throughout your stay at our welcoming Boston luxury boutique hotel, you’ll enjoy thoughtful, genuine service delivered by a gracious staff.

  • Located in the heart of downtown Boston’s fashionable Back Bay / Copley Square neighborhood
  • Across the street from the Hynes Convention Center, the Prudential Center, the Prudential Center T stop, and one block from Copley Square shopping mall
  • Walking distance to Fenway Park, Newbury Street boutiques, the Boston Symphony, and the Museum of Fine Arts
  • Under 15 minutes from Boston Logan International Airport

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Terumo Pharmaceutical Solutions

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http://www.terumo-ps.com/

Terumo Pharmaceutical Solutions offers the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry unique solutions in medical technology. In addition to offering our valued products, our specialized team also provides customized and dedicated solutions designed to meet your specific requirements.

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The Colonnade Boston

120 Huntington Ave
Boston 02116
USA

The Colonnade Boston

The Colonnade Boston Hotel is one of the most dynamic Boston boutique hotels. At long last, staying in this Back Bay hotel is hip and fun, with convention cast aside in favor of a sleek, edgy design brimming with stylish attitude and modern character. Discover exquisitely appointed accommodations at this Four Diamond hotel in the heart of everything. Take a short stroll to Fenway Park, the Museum of Fine Arts, and Copley Square Mall. Do lunch on Newbury Street -- eight blocks of historic 19th Century brownstones and fabulous salons, boutiques, and dining spots -- dubbed the “Rodeo Drive of the East.” Lounge by our sparkling Roof Top Pool, a sparkling penthouse party with a touch of Hollywood glamour, 11 stories up in the Boston skyline. Throughout your stay at our welcoming Boston luxury boutique hotel, you’ll enjoy thoughtful, genuine service delivered by a gracious staff.

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CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development’. It is essentially a philosophy, which maintains that in order to be effective, learning should be organised and structured. The most common definition is:

‘A commitment to structured skills and knowledge enhancement for Personal or Professional competence’

CPD is a common requirement of individual membership with professional bodies and Institutes. Increasingly, employers also expect their staff to undertake regular CPD activities.

Undertaken over a period of time, CPD ensures that educational qualifications do not become obsolete, and allows for best practice and professional standards to be upheld.

CPD can be undertaken through a variety of learning activities including instructor led training courses, seminars and conferences, e:learning modules or structured reading.

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There are approximately 470 institutes in the UK across all industry sectors, with a collective membership of circa 4 million professionals, and they all expect their members to undertake CPD.

For some institutes undertaking CPD is mandatory e.g. accountancy and law, and linked to a licence to practice, for others it’s obligatory. By ensuring that their members undertake CPD, the professional bodies seek to ensure that professional standards, legislative awareness and ethical practices are maintained.

CPD Schemes often run over the period of a year and the institutes generally provide online tools for their members to record and reflect on their CPD activities.

TYPICAL CPD SCHEMES AND RECORDING OF CPD (CPD points and hours)

Professional bodies and Institutes CPD schemes are either structured as ‘Input’ or ‘Output’ based.

‘Input’ based schemes list a precise number of CPD hours that individuals must achieve within a given time period. These schemes can also use different ‘currencies’ such as points, merits, units or credits, where an individual must accumulate the number required. These currencies are usually based on time i.e. 1 CPD point = 1 hour of learning.

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The majority of Input and Output based schemes actively encourage individuals to seek appropriate CPD activities independently.

As a formal provider of CPD certified activities, SMI Group can provide an indication of the learning benefit gained and the typical completion. However, it is ultimately the responsibility of the delegate to evaluate their learning, and record it correctly in line with their professional body’s or employers requirements.

GLOBAL CPD

Increasingly, international and emerging markets are ‘professionalising’ their workforces and looking to the UK to benchmark educational standards. The undertaking of CPD is now increasingly expected of any individual employed within today’s global marketplace.

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