Plasma Protein Forum Program

 

DAY ONE:    JUNE 13, 2017

7:00 am– 3:30 pm Registration and Exhibit Hall Open
7:00 am–8:30 am Breakfast – Exhibit Hall
8:30 am–8:45 am
WELCOME
  Jan M. Bult, PPTA President & CEO
8:45 am9:00 am CHAIRMAN'S MESSAGE
  Speaker:
David Bell, Chairman PPTA Global Board of Directors; Chief Innovation Officer, Grifols  
9:00 am – 10:30 am EVOLUTION IN HEMOPHILIA THERAPIES
  Moderator: Prof. Albert Farrugia, Commercial and Scientific Senior Adviser, Kedrion 
  Speakers:
  • Glenn F. Pierce, M.D., Ph.D.
    Evolution in Hemophilia Therapy

  • Prof. Edward Tuddenham, M.D., University College London
    Journey to Successful Gene Therapy

  • Val Bias, CEO, National Hemophilia Foundation
    The Patient Voice
10:30 am11:00 am
BREAK
11:00 am–12:30 pm EVOLUTION IN VIRAL SAFETY
  Moderator: Mary Gustafson, PPTA Vice President Global Regulatory Policy
  Speakers:
  • Jerry Holmberg, Ph.D., Director, Office of Scientific Affairs, Grifols
    Evolution in testing

  • Thomas R. Kreil, Ph.D., Senior Director, Global Pathogen Safety, Shire
    Evolution in pathogen safety

  • Jay Epstein, M.D., Director, Office of Blood Research and Review, US Food and Drug Administration
    Evolution in Regulatory Policy
12:30 pm–2:00 pm
LUNCH - Buffet Lunch Available in Exhibit Hall
2:00 pm–3:30 pm EVOLUTION IN TREATMENT OF IMMUNE DEFICIENCY
  Moderator: Dr. Larisa Cervenakova, PPTA Medical Director
  Speakers:
  • Mel Berger, M.D. Senior Medical Director, Immunology Research and Development, CSL Behring
    Evolution in IG Therapy

  • Marcia Boyle, President, Immune Deficiency Foundation
    The Patient Voice

  • Prof. Jennifer Puck, M.D., University of California San Francisco
    Journey to newborn screening
3:30 pm  DAY 1 CLOSING ANNOUNCEMENTS
6:00 pm–10:00 pm 25th ANNIVERSARY GALA
Andrew Mellon Auditorium
1301 Constitution Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20240
6:00 pm Reception
7:00 pm Dinner and Program

 

DAY TWO:    JUNE 14, 2017

7:30 am–1:00 pm Registration and Exhibit Hall open
7:30 am–8:30 am Breakfast – Exhibit Hall 
8:30 am–8:45 am
WELCOME
  Joshua Penrod, PPTA Vice President, Source & International Affairs
8:45 am–9:00 am SOURCE MESSAGES
9:00 am–10:30 am
EVOLUTION IN SOURCE PLASMA COLLECTION
  Moderator: Sonia Balboni, PPTA Senior Manager, Source & Standards
  Speakers:
  • Charles Auger, Vice President, Quality, Regulatory Compliance and Training, Grifols Plasma Operations

  • Michael Deem, Senior Vice President, General Manager, CSL Plasma
10:30 am–11:00 am BREAK
11:00 am–12:30 pm
INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES: PPTA GLOBAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS PANEL
  Moderator: Jan M. Bult, PPTA President and CEO
  Speakers:
  • David Bell, Chairman PPTA Global Board of Directors, Chief Innovation Officer, Grifols

  • Dr. Bernhard Ehmer, Chief Executive Officer, Biotest AG

  • Karen Etchberger, Executive Vice President, Plasma, Supply & Information Systems, CSL Behring

  • Paolo Marcucci, President and CEO, Kedrion

  • John Perkins, Chief Executive Officer, Bio Products Laboratory

  • Matthew Walker, Head of Technical Operations, Shire

  • Paul Rosenthal, Kelley, Drye & Warren LLP
12:30 pm–1:30 pm Boxed lunches available for pick-up in the Exhibit Hall


[Program is subject to change]

 

 

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