Plasma Protein Forum

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The Plasma Protein Forum is the premier conference for the plasma protein therapeutics industry in North America. Held annually each June, the Forum brings industry, policymakers, physicians, scientists, and patients together to learn about key developments and issues.

 

PROGRAM

DAY ONE: JUNE 18, 2019

7:00 am -
5:40 pm
Registration and Exhibit Hall open
7:00 am -
8:30 am
Networking breakfast available in the Exhibit Hall
8:30 am

Welcome and Opening
Amy Efantis, President & CEO, PPTA

  • "Do Something" trailer
    Vicki Modell, Jeffrey Modell Foundation
  • Patient Perspective
    Ken Richmond, Patient advocate
9:00 am Keynote address
Peter Marks, M.D., Ph.D., Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA
9:30 am Networking break in the Exhibit Hall
10:00 am

The Road to Early Diagnosis and Patient Access: Public Awareness and Physician Education, Newborn Screening, Genetic Sequencing, the SPIRIT® Analyzer, and Artificial Intelligence
Moderator: Sonia Balboni, Director, Source & Standards, PPTA

  • Fred Modell, Jeffrey Modell Foundation
  • Bill Speir, Senior Director, State Affairs, PPTA
11:30 pm Networking lunch available in the Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm

Assessing Value for Plasma Protein Therapies
Moderator: Brenna Raines, Assistant Director, Global Health Policy, PPTA

  • Peter Neumann, Director, Center for Evaluation of Value & Risk in Health at the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies at Tufts Medical Center; Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Christian Jervelund, Copenhagen Economics
  • Richard Manning, Ph.D., Bates White Economic Consulting
2:30 pm Networking break in the Exhibit Hall
3:00 pm Guy Rautmann, Secretary to the European Committee on Blood Transfusion (CD-P-TS), Department of Biological Standardisation and OMCL Network, European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and HealthCare (EDQM)  
3:40 pm China landscape
  • Zhang Rui, Deputy Director, Bureau of Medical Administration, National Health Commission People's Republic of China
  • Prof. Dr. Liu Zhong, Vice President of Institute of Blood Transfusion in Chinese Academy of Medical Science (CAMS)
5:00 pm Dr. Otto Schwarz Award presentation
5:20 pm Day one closing announcements
Amy Efantis, President & CEO, PPTA
5:30 pm -
7:00 pm 
Networking reception in the Exhibit Hall

DAY TWO: JUNE 19, 2019

7:30 am -
12:30 pm
Registration and Exhibit Hall open
7:30 am - 8:30 am Networking breakfast available in the Exhibit Hall
8:30 am
Welcome
Joshua Penrod, Senior Vice President, Source & International Affairs
8:35 am Source division outlook
Roger Brinser, Chair, PPTA Source Board of Directors; BioLife Plasma Services/Takeda
8:45 am
21st Century Treatments for Immunodeficiencies – IVIG and Beyond
Troy Torgerson, M.D., Ph.D., Seattle Children's Hospital
9:25 am Networking break in the Exhibit Hall
10:00 am

Crowding out: Donor choice
Moderator: Joshua Penrod, Senior Vice President, Source & International Affairs, PPTA

  • William English, Ph.D., Georgetown University
  • Mario Macis, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
  • James Stacey Taylor, Ph.D., Associate Professor, College of New Jersey
11:30 pm - Closing announcements
Tom Lilburn, Senior Director, Government Relations, PPTA
11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch -- Boxed lunches available for pick-up in the Exhibit Hall
 
[Program and speakers are subject to change]

Forum contacts

Registration inquiries: Charon Smith or +1.443.433.1114
Hotel inquiries: Lauren Freese or +1.443.433.1113
Sponsorship & Exhibitor inquiries: Michelle Mason or +1.443.433.1106

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