Plenary Keynote Sessions


Monday, August 12

Leading to Tomorrow’s Advances

Chair: Sue Behrens3:55 Chairperson’s Remarks

Sue Behrens, PhD, Senior Director, Process Design, IPS, and President, SB Executive Consulting, LLC & Sponsorship Chair, Women in Bio


Yatin Gokarn4:00 Biologic Therapies in the Upcoming Decade: Modalities and Development Strategies

Yatin Gokarn, PhD, Vice President, Global Head, Biologics Drug Product Development, Sanofi Pharmaceuticals


Mire-Sluis_Anthony4:30 The Future of Bioprocessing – A Digital Era Awaits

Anthony Mire-Sluis, PhD, Head, Global Quality, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals


5:00 Grand Opening Reception in the Exhibit Hall with Poster Viewing

Wednesday, August 14

Solving Today’s Challenges

Chair: John Sterling4:45 Chairperson’s Remarks

John Sterling, Editor, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN)


Sanchayita Ghose4:50 Evolving Trends in mAb Production Processes

Sanchayita Ghose, PhD, Director, Downstream Process Development, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.


Judy-Chou5:25 Today’s Challenges and Opportunities in Biomanufacturing

Judy Chou, PhD, Senior Vice President and Global Head, Biotech, Bayer Pharmaceuticals


6:00 Taste of New England Reception in the Exhibit Hall with Poster Viewing


* The program is subject to change without notice, due to unforeseen reason.