PPTA Business Forum

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Join us in Las Vegas!

The 2017 PPTA Business Forum will be held on Thursday, October 19 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The PPTA Business Forum is presented to the Membership by the PPTA Source Board of Directors and staff. The Business Forum is your opportunity, as a member, to become better informed and more involved in PPTA activities.

[PPTA Member Companies Only]

 

VENUE & ACCOMMODATIONS

The 2017 Business Forum will be held at the:
Luxor Hotel & Casino
3900 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119 U.S.

PPTA has preferred room rates for the nights of October 17-20, available until the PPTA room block is sold out.

Reservations can be made via the web or directly with the hotel (phone: +1.877.386.4658) and request the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association or PPTA room-block.
 

This rate is available through September 18, 2017 or until the PPTA room block is sold out.

 

REGISTRATION

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

[PPTA Member Companies only]

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Business Forum: 9:45 AM - 5 PM [Room: Galleria B&C]

9:45 am   Welcome and Introduction
Chairman's Message
Speaker:
  • Roger Brinser; BioLife Plasma Services LP /Shire
  PPTA Today
Speaker:
  • Jan M. Bult; PPTA, President & CEO
Keynote Address
Speaker:
  • Prof. Peter Jaworski; Georgetown University
Industry in the Spotlight
Speakers:
  • Milan Maly; UNICAplasma
  • Stephan Walsemann, MD, PhD; KEDPLASMA GmbH
  • Bill Bees; Prometic Plasma Resources
  • Vlasta Hakes; Grifols 
12:30 PM   LUNCH
  PPTA Source Committee Reports
Speakers:

  • David Morad (Board Treasurer); Southern Blood Services
  • Stephan Walsemann, MD, PhD (EPA Chair); KEDPLASMA GmbH
  • Dr. Jon Knowles, PhD (RPSC Chair); CSL Plasma
  • Beth Eacret (SIPC Chair); Grifols Plasma Operations
  Facing the Uncertain: Environmental Challenges and Business Continuity
Speakers:

  • Charles Auger; Grifols
  • Eddie Kubo; Fresenius Kabi
  • Christian Lee; Abbott
  • Jamie Sielatycki; HemaSource
  • Dr. Jan Hartmann; Haemonetics
  Evidence-Based Practices in Plasma Collection
Speakers:

  • Marilyn Rosa-Bray, MD; Grifols Plasma Operations
  • George Schrieber; PPTA, Director, Epidemiology
  Source Board Elections              
  Presentation of the Robert W. Reilly Award
4:45 pm
Closing Remarks
5-7 pm RECEPTION

                 

 

For more information, contact Diana Krueger  (+1.443.433.1107)