International Plasma Protein Congress

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Every year, policymakers, regulators, industry leaders, physicians, scientists, and patient representatives from around the globe come together for the plasma protein therapeutics industry's premier European eventthe International Plasma Protein Congress (IPPC).

Join us for the 2020 IPPC which will be held 10-11 March in Berlin!

Registration

Registration for the IPPC includes access to all general sessions, the exhibit hall, and the Reception on 10 March (you must be registered for the IPPC to attend the Reception). Individuals not registered for the IPPC will be given the opportunity to register on-site or will not be granted access to these events.

  Early Bird After 10 January
On-site
PPTA Members 1,100 €  ($1,221) 1,300 €  ($1,443) 1,500 €  ($1,665)
Non-members 1,600 €  ($1,776) 1,800 €  ($1,998) 1,950 €  ($2,165)
Emeritus* and Health care providers** 400 €  ($444)
400 €  ($444) 400 €  ($444)
 Government and Patients*** 75 €  ($84) 75 €  ($84)   75 €  ($84)
*     An individual who is retired from the industry and is not consulting, who has been active in the Association in previous years.
**   An active practitioner within the plasma user community who is not employed by any for-profit company.
***  Patients using plasma protein therapies or employees of not-for-profit patient organizations.

PPTA accepts payments through Visa and MasterCard. If you choose to pay with a credit card, the money is instantly withdrawn from your card upon confirmation of the payment.
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Registrants have the option to register for the 2020 IPPC in either USD ($) or EUR (€)

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Terms and Conditions
  • Early Bird Registration: Payment must be received by 10 January 2020 in order to receive discounted rate.
  • Registration Type: PPTA reserves the right to confirm registration type and charge appropriately.
  • Cancellations & Substitutions: Cancellations must be received in writing by 4 March 2020 and may be subject to an administrative fee. Substitutions will not be allowed on-site; notification of substitutions must be received  in writing by 4 March 2020.
  • Photo/Video Release: By registering for this event, you agree to allow PPTA to use any images taken of you.
  • Press: All Press must apply for credentials prior to the event. Please contact the Association for more information.
  • Data Protection: The personal information provided will be used for PPTA purposes only.
  • Hotel: The hotel block is intended for registered attendees to the IPPC only. PPTA reserves the right to remove anyone from their room block that is not registered for the Congress.

Program

DAY ONE: 10 MARCH 2020

 0830-0900 Opening
  Welcome
Amy Efantis, President & CEO — PPTA

Keynote address 

Martin Seychell, Deputy Director-General for Health – DG for Health and Food Safety, European Commission (inv)

0900-1045 Session 1 : Europe needs more plasma: Challenges and solutions
Chair: Peter O'Donnell, Freelance reporter — APM news / Politico

 

Miguel-Angel Vesga Carasa, Director General — Basque Transfusion Center, Spain  

Matthew Hotchko, President — The Marketing Research Bureau

Nizar Mahlaoui — Hopital Necker, Paris

Susanne Keitel, Director — European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines (inv)

Johan Prevot, Executive Director — International Patient Organisation for Primary Immunodeficiencies (IPOPI)

Stefaan van der Spiegel, Head of Sector, Substances of Human Origin — DG for Health and Food Safety, European Commission

Matthias Gessner, Chair, European Plasma Alliance

1045-1130 Networking Break
1130-1300 Session 2: Plasma Collection: A German success story
Chair: Stephan Walsemann,
Managing Director — Scinomed Germany (Former Chair of the European Plasma Alliance)
 

Franz Weinauer, Managing Director, Blood Collection Service — Bavarian Red Cross

Andrea Maier-Neuner, Managing Director — dsai (Deutsche Selbsthilfe angeborene Immundefekte) [German PID patient group]

Svenia Barckhausen, Senior Director, Plasma Alliance Operations and Protein Procurement — Biotest

1300-1415 Networking Lunch
1415-1545 Session 3: Access to Care in Europe
Chair: Brian Maguire, Journalist / Producer — Euractiv
 

Lieven Annemans — Ghent University

Philippe Van Wilder, Professor in health economics and HTA — Ecole de Santé Publique — Université Libre de Bruxelles

Judit Bidló Deputy Director — National Health Insurance Fund Administration, Hungary (inv)

Martine Pergent, President — IPOPI

Adrian Górecki, President & Founder — EDUinstitute.org

Thomasz Kluszczynski, Consultant — Vintura

Maarten Van Baelen, Executive Director Europe — PPTA

1545-1615 Networking Break
1615-1730 Session 4: Hemophilia Care in Germany: "Care for care"
Chair: Sibylle Barden-Fürchtenicht Barden Publishing
 

Tobias Becker — IGH (Interessengeinschaft Hämophiler)

Marion Wilkens — Alpha1 Deutschland

Birgit Schlennert — dsai [German PID patient group]

Christine Keipert, Head of the Office of the German Hemophilia Registry, Section Coagulation Products — Paul-Ehrlich-Institute (PEI)

Volker Wahn, Senior Consultant, Department of Pediatrics — Charité, Berlin

1730-1740 Closing remarks
Karen Etchberger — Chair, PPTA Global Board of Directors; Head of Digital Transformation & Execution Systems, CSL Behring
1740-1750 Presentation of the HILFENHAUS AWARD
1750-1915 Networking Reception
 

DAY TWO: 11 MARCH 2020

 0900-0930  Opening
 

Welcome
Oliver Schmitt, Chair, PPTA European Board of Directors; General Manager, Italy — CSL Behring

Keynote address
François-Xavier Lery, Coordinator for Technologies, Standards and Norms — World Health Organization

0930-1045 Session 5: Innovation
Chair: Dominika Misztela, Senior Director, Regulatory Policy Europe — PPTA
 

Technical innovations for large-scale plasma processing
Dieter Fassnacht — Senior Director — Grifols Process Engineering (sponsored presentation)

The untapped potential of plasma-derived proteins
Chris Morabito, Head of R&D, Plasma-Derived Therapies — Takeda (sponsored presentation)

Andrea Gressani, Vice President — Associazone Immunodeficienze Primitive

Stefaan van der Spiegel, Head of Sector, Substances of Human Origin — DG for Health and Food Safety, European Commission

1045-1130 Networking Break
1130-1300 Session 6: Hyperimmune globulins in Germany, Europe and beyond — Regulatory perspectives - use, manufacturing, policies, and needs
 

Dorothy Scott, Supervisory Medical Officer — U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Uta Buckpesch-Heberer, Clinical Assessor, Mono- and Polyclonal Antibodies — Paul-Ehrlich-Institut (PEI)

Angela Dyer, Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs — Emergent Biosciences

Thomas R. Kreil, Associate Professor of Virology; Vice President, Global Pathogen Safety — Takeda

1300-1400 Networking Lunch
1400-1530 Session 7: International Developments
Chair: Joshua Penrod, Senior Vice President, Source & International Affairs — PPTA
 

Zhu Yong Ming, President — China Blood Transfusion Society

Amarant Martinez, Vice President, China Affairs Office — Grifols International, S.A.

Jessie Qu — PID Care China

1530-1545 Closure of IPPC 2020
Maarten Van Baelen, Executive Director Europe — PPTA
 

[Program and speakers are subject to change]

Hotel Information

The International Plasma Protein Congress will be held at the:
Berlin Marriott Hotel
Inge-Beisheim-Platz 1 Berlin, Germany 10785
Tel:  +49 30 220000
5.6 miles (9 km) to Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL) airport

Reservations

The Berlin Marriott Hotel is offering a special rate for IPPC attendees of 205 EUR - 225 EUR/night, plus tax. This rate is available through 24 January or until the PPTA room block is sold out, whichever occurs first.

Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities

Take advantage of the premier opportunity to effectively position your brand with key leaders of the plasma protein therapeutics industry. The International Plasma Protein Congress (IPPC), to be held 10 and 11 March 2020 at the Berlin Marriott Hotel in Germany, offers a variety of opportunities to expand your reach.

Registration form, Company logo and description are due 31 January 2020 to Michelle Mason at mmason@pptaglobal.org.

EXHIBITOR BENEFITS

PPTA provides each company exhibiting with:
  • Sponsor Recognition:  
    • Sponsor visibility on rolling PowerPoint in main conference room
    • Company logo on PPTA Global website
    • Recognition in IPPC e-blasts
    • Signage in Congress Exhibit Hall or Foyer
    • Company logo and brief word description in the Congress App
  • Amenities package includingskirted table, two chairs, and electricity.
  • Booth Traffic Generation Program:  This is an incentive program to draw attendees to your booth.  Attendees will visit each booth to obtain vendor signature and will be entered to win an Apple Watch! The winner will be announced during the closing announcements on 11 March 2020.

Exhibit Sponsor Levels

GOLD Sponsor: € 10,000    SOLD OUT!   

50% discount is offered to the Plasma Protein Forum (PPF) Diamond Sponsors
20% discount is offered to the PPF Platinum Sponsors

 Gold level includes:
  • Booth space (3 x 2 m) in the Exhibit Hall
  • Exhibit Hall will include the lunches, coffee breaks, and reception (#1-6)
  • Supplementary visibility on directional signage
  • Four Exhibitor registrations (complimentary access to the Congress)
  • Additional registrations at Early Bird rate:
    • Members € 1,100
    • Non-members € 1,600
SILVER Sponsor: € 6,000 
Silver level includes:
  • Tabletop space (180 x 50 cm) in the Exhibit Foyer (A-E)
  • Three Exhibitor registrations (complimentary access to the Congress)
  • Additional registrations at Early Bird rate:
    • Members € 1,100
    • Non-members € 1,600

Exhibit Schedule

The Congress draws attendees to your exhibit with these scheduled events. This Schedule is indicative and is subject to change until final program is available.

Monday, 9 March
Exhibitor Move-in

16.00 – 21.00
 
Tuesday, 10 March  
Exhibit Hall Hours
Start of Meeting
Networking Break
Networking Lunch
Networking Break
Reception


08.30
10.45 – 11.30
13.00 – 14.15
15.45 – 16.15
17.45 – 19.15
 
Wednesday, 11 March
Exhibit Hall Hours

Start of Meeting
Networking Break
Networking Lunch
Exhibitor Move-out


09.00
10.45 – 11.30
12.45 – 14.00
16.30 – 17.30
 

Exhibit Hall Floor Plan

Please select your 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice on the Registration form.

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Registration form, Company logo and description are due 31 January 2020 to Michelle Mason at mmason@pptaglobal.org.


NETWORKING SPONSORSHIPS

Increase your visibility at the Congress with these high visibility, high impact opportunities.

All Networking Sponsors will receive:

  • Visibility on rolling PowerPoint in main conference room
  • Company logo on PPTA Global website
  • Recognition in IPPC e-blasts
  • Company Logo and a brief word description in the Congress App

Cocktail Reception (€ 10,000)
Sponsor the opening night reception. As the Congress’s most attended event, your company will maximize exposure among attendees.

  • Recognition during the Congress and at the reception
  • Your company logo at all buffet stations and tables

Lunch (5,000 each)
Increase your visibility at the Congress by sponsoring the lunch on day one and/or day two!

  • Recognition during the Congress and at the lunch
  • Your company logo at all buffet stations and tables

Power Networking Break (€ 2,000 each)
Attendees flock to networking breaks and that means your company gets noticed. There are a total of three breaks during the Congress. Choose one or choose them all!

  • Recognition during the Congress and at the beginning of each break
  • Your company logo at each refreshment break station

PRODUCT SPONSORSHIPS

Product sponsorships are walking billboards for your company. All sponsored products are distributed to every attendee and feature your company name and/or logo alongside (if space permits) the Congress logo. Reserve early, limited availability. For production planning purposes the deadline of sponsoring such items is 31 January 2020.

All Product Sponsors will receive:

  • Visibility on rolling PowerPoint in main conference room
  • Company logo on PPTA Global website
  • Recognition in IPPC e-blasts
  • Company Logo and a brief word description in the Congress App

Bag (€ 7,000)

  • Includes 1 registration (complimentary access to the Congress)

Meeting Folder (€ 6,000)

  • Includes 1 registration (complimentary access to the Congress)
IPPC App (€ 5,000)
  • Includes 1 registration (complimentary access to the Congress)
  • Your company name/logo will be visible at the bottom of every page
  • Your company corporate colors will be integrated throughout the app
  • Provide suitable content for 1-page advertisement (will be reviewed and approved by PPTA legal counsel)
  • Congress presentations will only be available on the app

Lanyard (€ 3,500)

  • Attached to each attendee name badge

NEW! “Ship your own” Product Opportunity (€ 3,000)

  • Ship your own product in advance and PPTA will include it in the IPPC handout materials. Limited availability and limited in size; must be reviewed and approved by PPTA. Contact Michelle Mason ASAP for more information

Notepads (€ 2,500)

  • Your company logo will be printed on all notepads

Pens (€ 2,000)

  • Your company logo will be printed on all pens

Charging station (€ 1,500)

  • Charging station will be set up at a table that includes company signage. Brochures can be supplied by the sponsor

Advertising Opportunities (€ 1,200)

  • PPTA will add your company advertisement (brochure or flyer) into every IPPC meeting handout

 

Provide logo for branded product by 31 January 2020 to Michelle Mason at mmason@pptaglobal.org.

Provide your Flyers or Brochures for advertisement opportunities and/or “ship your own” products by 2 March 2020 at PPTA, Boulevard Brand Whitlock 114/4, B-1200 Brussels, Belgium.


 

Additional Information

Congress Contacts

Hotel and Congress
inquiries:

Melanie Conrads or +32.2.724.0188
Registration
inquiries:

Charon Smith or +1.443.433.1114
Sponsorship and Exhibit 
inquiries:
Michelle Mason or +1.443.433.1106
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