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DAY ONE: JUNE 14, 2016
|7:00 am – 7:30 pm||Registration and Exhibit Hall Open|
|7:00 am – 8:30 am||Sponsored breakfast by Roche Diagnostics – Exhibit Hall|
|8:30 am – 8:35 am
||WELCOME||Julie Birkofer, Senior Vice President, North America & Global Health Policy, PPTA
|8:35 am – 9:00 am||KEYNOTE ADDRESS|
|9:00 am – 9:15 am||CHAIRMAN'S MESSAGE||David Bell, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Grifols Inc.|
|9:15 am – 10:00 am
||THE ROLE OF THE LIVER IN PLASMA PROTEIN DEFICIENCIES
||Professor Dr. Herold J. Metselaar, Erasmus University Hospital, Netherlands|
|Professor Dr. Metselaar brings a wealth of experience in internal medicine with special interest in liver diseases. He is the head of the liver transplant program in Rotterdam and recently his team surpassed the 1,000 LTx milestone. He is well known for his passion for patient care.|
|10:00 am – 10:30 am||BREAK|
|10:30 am – 12:00 pm||TRACEABILITY UNDER THE DRUG SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY ACT
||Moderator: Mary Clare Kimber, Senior Manager, Regulatory Policy, PPTA
|Maintaining the legitimacy and quality of drugs throughout the supply chain is a global priority. In the U.S., the Drug Supply Chain and Security Act (DSCSA) was enacted in 2013. Implementation of the law ensures identification, verification, and tracing of drugs from manufacturer to patient. Various requirements are being phased in within the ten-year implementation time frame. Today's panel will explore the requirements of the law and implementation progress by the FDA and those affected by the requirements.
|12:00 pm – 1:30 pm||LUNCH - On Your Own|
|1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
||PATHOGEN SAFETY: WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?
||Moderator: Jan M. Bult, President & CEO, PPTA
|A discussion about past viruses and an overview of the work of the Pathogen Safety Steering Committee (PSSC) and its members, including publications and groundbreaking work on prion removal, West Nile Virus, as well as the most current, ZIKA.
|2:00 pm – 2:30 pm||SPECIAL INDUSTRY RECOGNITION||Moderator: Jan M. Bult, President & CEO, PPTA|
|2:30 pm – 3:00 pm||NETWORKING BREAK
|Please join our Exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall for an old fashioned ice cream social!|
|3:00 pm – 4:30 pm||PATIENT ACCESS: THE A-PLUS PERSPECTIVE||Moderator: Bill Speir, PPTA Senior Director, State Affairs|
|Changing markets and the impact. Advocating for patient access.
|4:30 pm – 5:00 pm||CLOSING ANNOUNCEMENTS/ADJOURNMENT|
|5:00 pm – 7:00 pm||AWARD RECEPTION Sponsored by: Fresenius Kabi
|5:30 pm||Presentation of the Dr. Otto Schwarz Award|
DAY TWO: JUNE 15, 2016
|7:30 am – 1:00 pm||Registration and Exhibit Hall Open|
|7:30 am – 8:30 am||Sponsored breakfast by Roche Diagnostics – Exhibit Hall|
|8:30 am – 8:35 am
||Joshua Penrod, Vice President, Source & International Affairs, PPTA
|8:35 am – 9:00 am||SOURCE MESSAGES|
|9:00 am – 10:30 am
||EVOLVING TECHNOLOGIES IN PLASMA COLLECTION
||Moderator: Sonia Balboni, Senior Manager, Source & Standards, PPTA
|Advances in technology are providing opportunities for companies big and small. New developments have transformed all aspects of the industry, including donor selection, recruitment, and health management. In particular, innovations in information technology systems have opened doors for plasma collection organizations, regardless of their size.
|10:30 am – 11:00 am||BREAK|
|11:00 am – 12:30 pm
||Moderator: John Delacourt, Vice President, Legal Affairs & Global Operations, PPTA
|Plasma industry activities in a networked and global setting is growing increasingly important in a world filled with globalized trade. Issues involving new markets include new patient populations, new regulatory policies, different governmental and reimbursement systems, and, of course, new opportunities for industry. In other cases, plasma is becoming newly recognized and, as such, is encountering opportunities for greater outreach and education. In this panel, speakers will discuss some of the dynamics involved in Asia, trade agreements, and current challenges even in countries where the plasma industry has been active for many years, such as Canada.
[Program is subject to change]
Meetings and Events
Highlights from IPPC 2017 +
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2016 Plasma Protein Forum Highlights +
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